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. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  2. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  3. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  4. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  5. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  6. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  8. Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  9. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  10. Entertainment Weekly: Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  12. entertainment.ie: 20 Best TV Shows of the Decade
  13. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  14. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  15. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  16. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  17. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  18. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  19. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  20. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  21. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  22. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  23. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  24. Autostraddle: The Best TV Shows of 2018 with LGBT Women Characters
  25. Emily VanDerWerff: The 21 TV Shows that Explained the 2010s
  26. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  27. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade
  28. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  29. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s