Mark A. Perigard
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For 560 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Mark A. Perigard's Scores

Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 Southland: Season 4
Lowest review score: 0 Brooklyn 11223: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 39 out of 560
560 tv reviews
    • 71 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    Gamble and Hoggart are credited as “per­formers” on the show and are also writers­ for the series, and their ability to ad-lib and play with anyone and every­one they come in contact with is a joy to watch, proof you can say almost anything to anyone, no matter how outrageous, so long as you maintain an air of innocence. Or stu­pidity.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    This is the best ensemble of any show anywhere, and watching these gifted actors bounce off each other is a joy. Damages proves capable hands can craft a thriller for TV.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    The most endearing, functional dysfunctional family in all of TV gets off to multiple good starts in the new season of Showtime's The United States of Tara.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    Mad Men is back with another ridiculously addictive season.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Mark A. Perigard
    Believe the hype: In its third season, Nip/Tuc' finds new ways to be shocking, brazen and gross-out wrenching. [20 Sept 2005, p.37]
    • Boston Herald
    • 49 Metascore
    • 88 Mark A. Perigard
    Just be grateful to be back in the neighborhood. [26 Sep 2005]
    • Boston Herald
    • 67 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Nikita is a breakthrough for teen-happy CW, its riskiest show yet--one aimed at adults. It's one they might enjoy.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    "In this job, there’s no such thing as no such thing," Pete says. Exactly. Warehouse 13 is truly the show where anything can happen.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The Girl ensures you'll never watch "The Birds" the same way again.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Tambor gives a nuanced, career-defining performance here.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The triangle--quadrangle?--becomes more twisted by episode's end. It leads to shocking violence against outsiders that deepens the tragedy and the mythology at the core of the show. "Game on" just might be the two most chilling words uttered this season.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous is a clever riff on the fanaticism and cynicism inspired by the network’s own reality slate, including “Teen Mom,” “16 and Pregnant” and “Buckwild.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Game of Thrones plays by its own rules--and remains irresistible.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Additional time would have made Verite more convincing. At 90 minutes, it runs short, especially as the family copes with its newfound notoriety
    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    While each night delivers some terrifically tense scenes, series creator Neil Cross’ scripts for nights three and four suffer from some flimsy foreshadowing and serve up slight characterizations of Luther’s antagonists.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Cross The Bridge at your own peril. You just might get stranded in the summer’s best mystery.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    A dramedy poised to be the breakout show of fall — if it can only overcome the trying symptoms of treacle.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Fresh Off the Boat is the funniest, most charming show of the season.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The best new sitcom of fall, CBS' 2 Broke Girls is rich in laughs and snappy performances.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Wilson, who writes and serves as co-­executive producer, brings a sense of innocence to the sometimes ribald shenanigans.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Nashville is the snarky showbiz drama NBC's "Smash" can only dream of becoming.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    What separates “Tara” from “Jackie,” of course, is that Tara’s family is aware of Tara’s problems and supports her. In creator/writer Diablo Cody’s world, even the most damaged among us can lead healthy lives if they are loved for themselves. That’s a comforting message.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    There were moments during the first two episodes in which I wondered if the series was doddering along like a blindfolded Miss Marple. Have faith. Each episode swings in unexpected directions.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The pace and the performances carry the film.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The Pillars of the Earth, a six-part, eight-hour miniseries debuting Friday with a two-hour punch, delivers enough surprises to enthrall any thriller buff.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Aaron Sorkin can write crackling dialogue. Believable characters, not so much.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    It’s a shame “The Tudors” is coming to a close. As Hirst has noted, there are generations of stories yet to tell. Count on this series to end on a royally good note
    • 65 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The series is so funny, it reeks of a setup.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The characters carry themselves with the kind of decency, maturity and occasional playfulness that is virtually unseen on prime time.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    On "Grey's Anatomy," particularly in the first two years, Rhimes proved herself skilled at crafting gripping love stories. She's outdone herself here.

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