With so many TV shows clamoring for attention these days, you almost need special powers to separate the truly great from the supremely mediocre. Or you could just bookmark this list.
Just like last year, we'll be obsessively updating and re-ranking the stand-out shows and miniseries as they come along, in our ongoing quest to identify the very best stuff on TV right now. To be eligible, a series needs to be 1) an episodic program that made its American debut or began a new season during 2017, and 2) absolutely enjoyable to watch.
To find out which shows have made the cut so far this year, and to see a photo of Tom Hardy gazing at a horse, read on. And when you're done, check out The Best Movies of 2017.