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. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  2. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  3. Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  4. Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2019
  5. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  6. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. Kristen Baldwin: The Best TV Shows of the Decade
  8. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  9. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade
  10. Margaret Lyons: The Best Shows That Ended in 2019
  11. Jen Chaney: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  12. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  13. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  14. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  16. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  18. Esquire: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  19. David Bianculli: The Best TV of 2019
  20. Complex: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  21. entertainment.ie: 20 Best TV Shows of the Decade
  22. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  23. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  24. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  25. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  26. Paste: The 25 Best TV Shows of the Year (So Far)
  27. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  28. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  29. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  30. Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019