25 Best TV Shows of 2015

From female superheroines to cyberpunk hackers, the year's small-screen highpoints

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21. 'Bloodline' (Netflix)

And you thought your family was screwed up. The Netflix drama is so compellingly dark, it's virtually impossible to consume via the binge-watch rhythm — each episode requires a few days of recovery time. A rich Southern family runs a hotel business in the Florida Keys (with Sam Shepard and Sissy Spacey at the top) until the prodigal son Ben Mendelsohn returns to town. Cue the dark secrets and suspense. But with Mendelsohn at the center — in one of the year's most magnetic performances — Bloodline makes all those sun-kissed beaches and splashing waves look like the most miserable landscape on earth. 

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