I never used to do year-end lists. Reason being, there’s no way in hell that any person could watch every show on TV, or listen to every album released each year. Maybe they could watch every movie, but even that would be a stretch unless they were actually being paid to do it. So there’s no way I can honestly say what I think is the “best” stuff released each year, because I can’t watch/listen to it all. That’s why I’m calling these lists “Stuff I Liked” rather than “Best Stuff” – I can’t really tell you what was the best out of ALL the things, but I can certainly tell you what I personally enjoyed.
Let’s start with the TV list (which, I’ll be honest, may or may not be the only one I do this year. We’ll see). Once again I am going to split my list into hour-long shows and half hour shows, just because it makes it easier for me. Here goes …
Hour-Long Shows I Liked in 2015
You know what’s crazy, and what I didn’t realize until I started writing this? My 2014 list had 6 total shows in the “hour-long” category, and a whopping 4 of those shows have dropped off the list this year. That is a 66.7% failure rate in my 2014 list’s holding power. What the hell happened?? Because so many shows dropped off, I’m going to have a section at the bottom to explain why, for each of them. But for now let’s look at my 2015 list: