HitFix's Television Critics' Poll

Welcome to HitFix’s Fourth Annual Television Critics’ Poll. This year, we asked critics to put together lists of their top 10 television shows of 2015 and their top 10 new shows of the year. We gave 10 points to the number one show on each list, nine to the number two show, eight to the number three, etc. The overall lists were determined by the cumulative point total for each show. Enjoy, and see how your own choices match those of the critics.

Best New Shows of 2015

  • 1
    Better Call Saul
    Better Call Saul

    A prequel to the critically acclaimed series, "Breaking Bad," "Better Call Saul" is the story of how Jimmy McGill turned into Saul Goodman. The series features characters familiar to fans of "Breaking Bad" as well as new ones.

    349 points
  • 2
    Master of None
    Master of None

    Best known for his role on the award-winning series "Parks and Recreation," comedian Aziz Ansari stars, writes, and directs "Master of None," a new Netflix original comedy series loosely based on his own life experiences.

    270 points
  • 3
    Mr. Robot
    Mr. Robot

    Elliot is a young programmer who works as a security engineer during the day. At night, however, he is a brilliant hacker. When he is approached by a group of hackers, Elliot is forced to make a choice between what he does during the day and what he has been doing at night.

    259 points
  • 4
    UnREAL
    UnREAL

    A scripted series, "UnREAL" focuses on a young producer, Rachel Goldberg, who works for a dating reality show. Her job is to manipulate the goings-on in order to heighten the drama and tension on the show.

    172 points
  • 5
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    After living in a cult for fifteen years, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) decides to reclaim her life and start over in New York City.

    163 points
  • 6
    Jessica Jones
    Jessica Jones

    After a tragic ending to her short-lived Super Hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases in New York City.

    147 points
  • 7
    Catastrophe
    Catastrophe

    Written by comedian and best-selling author Rob Delaney and award-winning actress Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe is a half-hour comedy set in London about an Irish woman and American man struggling to start a relationship after their clumsy lust leads to pregnancy.

    142 points
  • 7
    Empire
    Empire

    "Empire" is a drama about a family dynasty, set within the world of music, glamour, danger and power.

    142 points
  • 9
    The Jinx
    The Jinx

    Robert Durst, scion of NY's billionaire real estate family has been accused of three murders over the past 30 years, but never convicted. Brilliant and reclusive, he has not spoken publicly - until now.

    107 points
  • 10
    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    Rebecca Bunch is a highly successful corporate lawyer in New York. However, she opts to drop it all and move to California after finding out that's where her long-ago boyfriend from summer camp, Josh, lives. Unfortunately for her, Josh is seeing someone else.

    97 points