Are these the top 25 TV shows of 2014/2015?

Indiewire ranks Amazon’s “Transparent” as the year’s best TV show. Are they right?

Carrie Coon, star of "The Leftovers," meets fans along with show runner Damon Lindelof at the 2015 ATX Television Festival. The HBO drama was chosen by Indiewire as the ninth best show of the 2014/15 television season. DALE ROE/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Carrie Coon, star of “The Leftovers,” greets fans along with show runner Damon Lindelof at the 2015 ATX Television Festival. The HBO drama was chosen by Indiewire as the ninth best show of the 2014/15 television season. DALE ROE / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

The folks over at Indiewire’s The Playlist have compiled their list of the 25 Best TV Shows Of 2014/15.

A growing market of content providers continues to exert its influence in the rankings; five of the site’s top picks are streaming/download offerings, while basic and pay cable make up the bulk of the list. Only a trio of broadcast network programs made the cut, and none cracked the top ten (“Parks and Recreation” landed at number 12).

Newcomers commanded almost half of the slots. “Bloodline,” “Fortitude,” “Babylon,” “Jane the Virgin” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” are included, along with “You’re The Worst,” the Duplass brothers’ “Togetherness,” “Breaking Bad” prequel “Better Call Saul,” Damon Lindelof’s “The Leftovers,” “The Nick” and “Transparent.”

There are some glaring omissions, though. Where is “Veep”? How about “The Flash” or “Empire”? And who do I grill to find out why “Bob’s Burgers” couldn’t fit somewhere into the order?

Here are Indiewire’s Top Ten (check out the complete list here). Did they get it right? Which of your favorites are missing? Tell us in the comments below:

10. “Better Call Saul”
9. “The Leftovers”
8. “Mad Men”
7. “The Americans”
6. “Justified”
5. “Orange is the New Black”
4. “Rectify”
3. “Broad City”
2. “The Knick”
1.”Transparent”

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