Best Miniseries 2023

Based on the 2007 novel of the same name, the decades-spanning romantic drama Fellow Travelers debuted late in 2023 and quickly built an audience of loyal watchers who tuned in to witness the brilliant storytelling and undeniable chemistry between stars Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey. Accordingly, it also impressed critics enough to win the Best Miniseries category.

Adjusted Score: 95098%
Critics Consensus: A queer romance with the full breadth and depth of an epic, Fellow Travelers is a moving showcase for Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey's captivating on-screen chemistry.

Adjusted Score: 102879%
Critics Consensus: Bel Powley's arresting performance burns bright in A Small Light, a sensitive portrait of heroism in the face of all-encompassing tragedy.

Adjusted Score: 101745%
Critics Consensus: Presenting vintage Poe stories filtered through Mike Flanagan's deliciously dark lens, The Fall of the House of Usher will get a rise out of horror fans.

Adjusted Score: 93429%
Critics Consensus: Confounding as it is seductive, Murder at the End of the World is a worthy brain-teaser for fans of Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij's offbeat storytelling.

Swarm: Season 1 (2023)
87%

#5
Adjusted Score: 93536%
Critics Consensus: Swarm can be as unpleasant as a hornet sting, but Dominique Fishback's ferocious performance and the creators' bold creative swings add up to a truly subversive take on toxic fandom.

Adjusted Score: 93645%
Critics Consensus: If Dead Ringers doesn't wield as cutting a blade as David Cronenberg's original chiller, it's not a pale imitation either, thanks to Rachel Weisz putting on a clinic in doppelgänger duplicity.

Adjusted Score: 92647%
Critics Consensus: Touching on several hot button issues while benefitting immensely from a perfect pinch of Brie Larson, Lessons in Chemistry's ambitious ingredients add up to satisfying entertainment.

Adjusted Score: 88434%
Critics Consensus: Tiny Beautiful Things is littered with cumbersome narrative choices, but Kathryn Hahn's soulful performance is one big plus that keeps this adaptation firmly compelling.

#9
Adjusted Score: 82992%
Critics Consensus: Anchored by the indispensable Stephen Graham, Bodies' multiple twisting time strands coalesce into one satisfying binge.

Adjusted Score: 81987%
Critics Consensus: Full Circle's windy plotting may prove too labyrinthine for casual enjoyment, but Steven Soderbergh's assured direction and a stacked cast give this simmering noir plenty of intrigue.