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. Emily Nussbaum: Definitely Not a Top Ten List
  2. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  3. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  4. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  5. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  6. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  8. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  9. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  10. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  12. Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Kristen Baldwin: The Best TV Shows of the Decade
  14. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  15. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  16. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  17. Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  18. Lara Zarum: 16 Best TV Shows of 2017
  19. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  20. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  21. Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  22. Andy Greenwald: Top Ten TV Shows of 2017
  23. Emily VanDerWerff: The 21 TV Shows that Explained the 2010s
  24. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  25. Alison Herman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  26. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  27. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  28. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  29. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  30. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  31. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  32. entertainment.ie: 20 Best TV Shows of the Decade
  33. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s