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. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  4. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  5. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  6. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. Entertainment Weekly: Best TV Shows of 2017
  8. Melanie McFarland: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  9. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  10. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  12. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  14. Judy Berman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  15. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  16. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  18. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  19. Lara Zarum: 16 Best TV Shows of 2017
  20. Paste: The 25 Best TV Shows of the Year (So Far)
  21. David Wiegand: 12 Best TV Shows of 2016
  22. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  23. Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  24. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  25. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Alison Herman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  27. Andy Greenwald: Top Ten TV Shows of 2017
  28. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  29. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  30. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  32. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  33. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  34. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  35. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  36. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  37. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  38. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  39. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  40. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  41. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017