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PODCAST: How (These) TV Critics Make Their Top 10 Lists

PODCAST: How (These) TV Critics Make Their Top 10 Lists

Come along, dear readers, and peak behind the curtain of Indiewire. On this week’s Very Good TV Podcast hosted by Indiewire TV Editor Liz Shannon Miller and TV Critic Ben Travers, the two members of Indiewire’s prestigious TV Team have been both incredibly brave and awfully lazy in letting you listen in to their debate over which television shows were the best of 2015. That’s right. The recording below is the actual deliberation of how Miller and Travers created their Top 10 List of 2015.

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In the 41st episode of the podcast, you’ll hear why some shows made the cut and others didn’t, get an inside look at the intricate, painstaking process of making a Top 10 list, and finally receive the much-needed answers to questions like, “Why isn’t ‘Better Call Saul’ on here?” and “Where the heck is ‘Fargo’?” (Please direct all hate mail to Ben, as he has volunteered to take on any haters.)

Don’t forget to subscribe to Very Good TV Podcast via Soundcloud or iTunes. Follow Indiewire on Twitter and Facebook for all your pertinent TV news — as well as the latest reviews and analysis on all the best television shows out this fall, not just “The Leftovers” — plus check out Liz and Ben’s Twitter feeds for more, more, more. Plus, don’t forget to listen to Indiewire’s other podcastsScreen Talk with Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson, as well as Indiewire Influencers, hosted by Editor in Chief Dana Harris and featuring various guests relevant to anyone tracking independent film or entertainment in general.

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– For anyone jilted over “Fargo’s” exclusion from our Best of 2015 list, Liz penned a lovely ode to the family elements of the show just in time for the holidays. 

– News is scarce during the holiday break, but you may want to read about Netflix’s upcoming series from David Fincher and Charlize Theron.

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