The 10 Best TV Shows of 2021

Ted Lasso, Evil and Mare of Easttown were among this year’s most binge-worthy series

This was the second consecutive year where pandemic-related production delays kept many of the previous year’s best shows from releasing new episodes (including The Mandalorian, Ramy, Better Things and Better Call Saul). But the new and returning series that did make it on the air this year more than made up for their absence, leading to an abundance of top-tier television.