Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
  1. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  2. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  5. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  6. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  7. Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  8. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  9. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  10. Hank Stuever: Best TV Shows of 2018
  11. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  12. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  13. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  14. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. Daniel D’Addario: Best TV Shows of 2018
  16. Lara Zarum: Ten Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  18. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  19. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  20. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  21. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  22. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  23. Emily VanDerWerff: Best TV of 2018
  24. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  25. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  27. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  28. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  29. Emily VanDerWerff: The 21 TV Shows that Explained the 2010s
  30. Esquire: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  31. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2014
  32. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  33. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  34. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  35. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  36. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  37. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  38. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2018
  39. LaToya Ferguson: The Best TV Shows of 2018
  40. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  41. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  42. Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  43. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  44. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  45. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  46. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  47. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  48. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  49. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  50. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  51. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  52. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  53. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade