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. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  2. David Bianculli: The Best TV of 2019
  3. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  4. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  5. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  6. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  7. Autostraddle: The Best TV Shows of 2018 with LGBT Women Characters
  8. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  9. Melanie McFarland: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  10. Entertainment Weekly: Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  12. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  14. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  15. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  16. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. Judy Berman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  18. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  19. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  20. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  21. Autostraddle: The Best TV Shows of 2019 with LGBT Women Characters
  22. Lara Zarum: 16 Best TV Shows of 2017
  23. A.V. Club: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  24. LaToya Ferguson: The Best TV Shows of 2018
  25. Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  26. Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  27. Paste: The 25 Best TV Shows of the Year (So Far)
  28. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  29. David Wiegand: 12 Best TV Shows of 2016
  30. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  31. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  32. Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  33. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  34. Angelica Jade Bastién: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  35. Alison Herman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  36. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  37. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  38. Andy Greenwald: Top Ten TV Shows of 2017
  39. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  40. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  41. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  42. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  43. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  44. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  45. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  46. Decider: Top 20 TV Shows of 2019
  47. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  48. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade
  49. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  50. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  51. Emily VanDerWerff: The 21 TV Shows that Explained the 2010s
  52. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  53. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  54. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  55. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  56. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  57. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  58. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017