The 10 Best TV Shows of 2018

Atlanta, Killing Eve and The Good Fight were among this year’s most riveting series

The best that TV had to offer in 2018 included BoJack Horseman, Killing Eve, Atlanta, The Americans and The Handmaid's Tale. Photo Illustration: Dianna McDougall; Sources: Netflix, BBC America, FX, Hulu

As everyone knows by now, there are more scripted series on TV than ever before, with this year’s tally likely topping 500. But while Peak TV has ushered in an era with an unprecedented amount of great TV shows—and not enough time in the day to watch all of them—the number of truly exceptional programs has perhaps even declined this year, in part because a few top-tier shows, like Better Things and The Crown, were MIA.

@jasonlynch jason.lynch@adweek.com Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.