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Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Top 16 Best Shows of 2016

16) You're The Worst (FX)
Season 3
Created By: Stephan Falk
Starring: Chris Geere & Aya Cash

Click here to read why Episode 11's "The Inherent, Unsullied Qualified Value of Anything" was one of the best episodes of 2016

15) The Carmichael Show (NBC)
Season 2
Created By: Jerrod Carmichael
Starring: Jerrod Carmichael, Lorett Devine, & David Allen Grier

Click here to read about my thoughts on The Carmichael Show

14) Speechless (ABC)
Season 1
Created By: Scott Silveri
Starring: Minnie Driver & Micah Fowler

13) Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Season 3
Created By & Starring: John Oliver

12) The Ranch (Netflix)
Season 2
Created By: Jim Patterson and Don Reo
Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Sam Elliot, and Debra Winger

Click here to read my thoughts on The Ranch

11) The Night Of (HBO)
Created By: Richard Price and Steve Zaillian
Starring: John Turturro a& Riz Ahmed

10) Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW)
Season 2
Created By:  Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna
Starring: Rachel Bloom & Vincent Rodriguez III

9) Superstore (NBC)
Season 2
Created By: Justin Spitzer
Starring: America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, & Mark McKinney

8) The Good Place
Season 1
Created By: Michael Schur
Starring: Kristen Bell & Ted Danson

Read my article In Defense of the 22 Minute Episode inspired by the philosophy of Michael Schur 

7) Narcos (Netflix)
Season 2
Created By: Carlo Bernard, Chris Brancato, & Doug Miro
Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, & Wagner Moura

Click here to read my review of Narcos season 2 on MAAF Box

6) BoJack Horseman (Netflix)
Season 3
Created By: Raphael Bob-Waksberg
Voices Of: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, & Alison Brie

Click here to read why Episode 4's "Fish Out Of Water" was one of the best episodes of 2016

5) Stranger Things (Netflix)
Season 1 
Created By: The Duffer Brothers
Starring: David Habour, Winona Ryder, & Millie Bobbie Brown

Click here to read my thoughts on Steven Spielberg and his effect on current pop culture like Stranger Things on MAAF Box 

4) Game of Thrones (HBO)
Season 6
Created By: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss
Starring: Kit Harrington, Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, & Peter Dinklage

Click here to read my thoughts on how Game of Thrones became the most enjoyable show on television 

3) Atlanta (FX)
Season 1
Created By: Donald Glover
Starring: Donald Glover, David Tyree Henry, & Lakieth Stanfield

Click here to read why Episode 5's "Nobody Beats the Biebs" was one of the best episodes of 2016

2) Black Mirror (Netflix)
Season 3
Created By: Charlie Brooker
Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Wyatt Russell, Guge Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Michael Kelly, & Kelly Macdonald

Click here to read why Episode 4's "San Junipero" was the best television episodes of 2016 (with additional love to "Shut Up and Dance")

1b) OJ: Made in America (ESPN)
Directed By: Ezra Edelman

1a) The People vs. O.J. Simpson (FX)
Created By: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
Starring: Sarah Paulson, John Travolta, Courtney B. Vance, Sterling K Brown, & Cuba Gooding Jr.

Click here to read how Episode 6's "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" is one of the best episodes of 2016