With great shows, come great performances -- and 2016 proved that TV is the medium for getting the best out of the incredible actors and actresses working today. We've offered our take on who delivered the cream of the crop, but why listen to us? Instead, use the ranker below to vote up (or down) your favorite performances of the year.

And if you do want our TV Guide Editors' takes, you can check those out, too.


Check out the rest of our Best of 2016:

Best TV Shows of 2016

Best TV Performances of 2016

Best TV Episodes of 2016

...And vote for your own Best of 2016:

Your Best TV Shows of 2016

Your Best TV Episodes of 2016