Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Guardian: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  2. Boston Globe: Matthew Gilbert: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2021
  3. Slate: Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  4. Vanity Fair: Sonia Saraiya: The 14 Best TV Shows of 2021
  5. Gothamist: Ben Yakas: The Best TV Shows of 2021
  6. Complex: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  7. Little White Lies: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2021
  8. ScreenCrush: The Best TV Shows of 2021
  9. A.V. Club: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2021
  10. Slate: Willa Paskin: The Top 10 TV Shows of 2021
  11. Sight & Sound TV Poll: The Best TV Series of 2019
  12. Little White Lies: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  13. Ringer: Best Television Shows of 2018
  14. Slate: Willa Paskin: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2019
  15. IndieWire: Ben Travers: The Best TV Shows of 2021
  16. Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  17. Slant: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  18. Vulture: Kathryn VanArendonk: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  19. Vox: Emily VanDerWerff: The 18 Best TV Shows of 2019
  20. Variety: Caroline Framke: Best TV Shows of 2021
  21. Miami New Times: Lara Zarum: Ten Best TV Shows of 2018
  22. Vulture: Matt Zoller Seitz: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  23. Decider: Best TV of 2021
  24. A.V. Club: LaToya Ferguson: The Best TV of 2019
  25. Decider: Top 20 TV Shows of 2019
  26. Guardian: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2021
  27. A.V. Club: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  28. Vulture: Matt Zoller Seitz: The Best TV of 2021
  29. Washington Post: Hank Stuever: Best TV shows of 2019
  30. Entertainment Weekly: Kristen Baldwin: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2021
  31. Scout Tafoya: The Best Television Shows of 2021
  32. Washington Post: Inkoo Kang: Best of TV 2021
  33. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  34. IndieWire: Ben Travers: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  35. ScreenCrush: Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  36. Vulture: Jen Chaney: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  37. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  38. entertainment.ie: 20 Best TV Shows of the Decade
  39. Vanity Fair: Sonia Saraiya: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2019
  40. Sight & Sound TV Poll: The 10 Best TV Series of 2021
  41. Salon: Melanie McFarland: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  42. Rolling Stone: Alan Sepinwall: The 20 Best TV Shows of 2021
  43. Time: Judy Berman: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2021
  44. Variety: Daniel D’Addario: Best TV Shows of 2021
  45. The Skinny: Top 10 TV Series of 2019
  46. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  47. Hollywood Reporter: Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  48. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  49. Vulture: Kathryn VanArendonk: The Best TV of 2021
  50. Entertainment Weekly: Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2019
  51. Vulture: Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  52. Paste: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2021
  53. Vanity Fair: Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  54. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  55. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  56. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  57. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  58. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  59. Collider: Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  60. ScreenCrush: Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  61. BuzzFeed: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2021
  62. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  63. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  64. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  65. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade