The best TV shows of the past 12 months are in the books, as EW readers’ favorite shows and movies are revealed in the latest edition of this weekly column.
Read on for EW’s picks for 2017:Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (Disney/Lucasfilm)In the final installment of a trilogy, Han Solo takes on a powerful new adversary.
He faces off against Darth Vader, and finds himself on a collision course with the villain who took over the galaxy, The First Order.
The stakes are high.
Read the full story on EW.
Disney: Marvel Cinematic Universe (Marvel/Disney)The Avengers: Age of Ultron (Disney)Marvel and Disney’s superhero movie universes have been a long-running partnership, and the latest Marvel and Disney Marvel Cinematics Universe has been one of the best in recent years.
The Avengers: Infinity War will introduce a brand-new villain for Thor and a new team of Avengers that will explore the possibility of joining the Avengers.
The film will also include an appearance from the villain Thanos.
Read more about Marvel Cinematically Universe at EW.
Star Wars Rebels: The Last of Us (Sony/Disney/Star Wars)One of the biggest issues for fans of the TV series was that the show was essentially a spinoff from the TV movie.
That’s changed, with the series being an anthology series with episodes airing one week after each other.
In the first two seasons, it was easy to see why fans of those shows were frustrated.
Rebels, on the other hand, has been an absolute blast to watch.
It’s been one hell of a ride.
Read about how Rebels has made the show into an anthology, including interviews with executive producers and creators.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (CBS)If you’ve ever wanted to know what life was like in the 23rd century, then Star Trek: TNG has everything you want to know.
It follows the adventures of the crew of the USS Enterprise, as they journey to a new world and face the dangers of a war that threatens to tear it apart.
If you love the show, you’ll definitely enjoy this new installment.
Read a complete review of TNG at EW, plus a full list of episodes, cast and more.
Starz’s The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu/Starz)Starz has been doing a lot of things right this year, including a season-long, critically acclaimed adaptation of the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood.
The Handmaiden’s Tale has been hailed by critics as one of television’s best series and a standout among a stellar group of shows, from the CW’s The Vampire Diaries to FX’s The People v.
O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
The first season has been well received, and this season, the show will debut with the first season of its spin-off, The HandMaiden.
Read an in-depth review of The HandLaid, including the first episode of the series, the cast and many more.
The Last Ship: The Star Trek Chronicles (Starz/Sony/NBC)For a decade, Star Trek fans have been longing for a series that takes the franchise to the next level.
The Last Ship has been on a roll, as fans have waited more than a decade for a Star Trek movie.
The movie has been a massive success, and we can’t wait to see what it will bring.
Starring William Shatner as Captain Kirk and Kate Mulgrew as Capt. Uhura, this Star Trek series follows Kirk’s search for a missing crew member and the adventures that ensue.
Read about the cast at StarTrek.com and the entire series at Star Trek.com.
Read our Star Trek episode guide for more details on the series.
Hulu’s The Mindy Project (HBO)The Mindy franchise is one of TV’s most popular shows, with an average of more than 10 million viewers per episode.
But the series is also incredibly popular in the movie world, as the Mindy TV movies have grossed over $8.5 billion worldwide.
That means it’s no surprise that The Mindies’ hit series The Mindys Project has become a huge success.
The Mindypants series will take viewers through the adventures and tribulations of Mindy’s family and friends as they try to find their way back home after being banished to an alternate reality.
Read all of our reviews of The Mindymants at The Hollywood Reporter.
Netflix’s Daredevil season 3 (Netflix/Marvel)Daredevil returns to the Marvel Cinemagic universe in season 3, as a mysterious group of assassins known as the Hand arrives in the city of Hell, intent on taking down Daredevil.
The season 3 will see the Hand take on the world once again, as one Hand warrior returns to Earth to take out a group of villains.
Read everything about Daredevil season 4 at EW and The Mindygants at Starlog.
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