Whittling down the list of best shows right now from some 1,700 options in this age of Peak TV was a painstaking task, and our editors and writers spent weeks arguing over which shows should make the cut. That some favorites were left off our definitive list speaks to the era; never has watching television been more rewarding than right now. These are the 100 best shows at this very moment.
We’re living in peak influencer culture, and these days it seems people are looking more for exposure than serious romantic partners when they sign up for a dating show. With the odds they’re given on The Bachelor, who could blame them? But Are You the One? is different. Every contestant on the show has a predetermined perfect match, and it’s up to them to figure out who that match may be.