For 679 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 27% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tom Gliatto's Scores

Average review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Modern Family: Season 1
Lowest review score: 25 Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 93 out of 679
679 tv reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Entourage remains supremely good-natured. [19 Jun 2006, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 59 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The series' grim tone and overall look of a grimy world in perpetual need of dusting or wiping is a long way from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and closer to Japanese movies like The Grudge. [12 Sep 2005, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Andy's humiliations as a minor celebrity aren't quite as funny as was his earlier shame at being a nobody, but as a satire of showbiz vanity, Extras can still be described as (what else?) stellar. [29 Jan 2007, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It's the best new sitcom of the fall. [16 Oct 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 48 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    [It] looks like Sex and the City relocated to Northern Exposure. [18 Sep 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    [Driver's] tone gets under the skin. As does the show. [19 Mar 2007, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Gabriel Byrne plays the part flawlessly, and he's up against tow especially rewarding talents. [1 Nov 2010, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The high school musical comedy occasionally flies off the rails. But maybe that's to be expected from this aggressively inventive pop fantasy. [1 Nov 2010, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    In its second season, the high school musical comedy occasionally flies off the rails...But maybe that's to be expected from this aggressively inventive pop fantasy, where mundane details like homework never matter. [1 Nov 2010, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Co-created by David Simon and Eric Over­myer, the team behind The Wire, this is a lovingly textured, slowly unfolding series set in post-Katrina New Orleans. [26 Apr 2010, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 61 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    West Wing politico Bradley Whitford reinvents himself for this entertaining free-for-all, a loose blend of buddy comedy and police action that's also an affectionate nod to series like Starsky & Hutch.
    • People Weekly
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Olyphant plays this laconic, loping lawman with a smiling minimalism that makes Givens both iconic and contemporary.
    • People Weekly
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Challenging but engrossing.
    • People Weekly
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It's very entertaining in its low-key, waist-widening ways. [20 Dec 2010, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell star in a sweet, old-fashioned sitcom. [Sep 27 2010, p.55]
    • People Weekly
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The formula still works. The Real Housewives of DC wasn't any fun, but the new Beverly Hills chapter delivers. [18 Oct 2010, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Therapist Paul Weston a human-shaped cloud who grumbles with the low thunder of the maladjusted, has drifted back for a gripping new season of HBO's In Treatment. Gabriel Byrne plays the part flawlessly, and he's up against two especially rewarding talents. [1 Nov 2010, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 64 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The first few nights showed O'Brien settling in with his charmingly original humor, which is sophisticated yet twerpily silly. [29 Nov 2010, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 60 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Mad Love [is] a relationship sitcom with real chemistry. [21 Feb 2011, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    In its second season, the spy parody remains my favorite animated series, thanks to its retro visual design--this is a cartoon for the age of Mad Men--and the vicious, dead-aim put-downs that make up most of the dialogue. [14 Mar 2011, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Luckily Blood is still buoyed by its weird, Gothic zest and the performers all operate with the same vibe of ripe sexuality and restrained camp. [4 Jul 2011, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 59 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    [A] fascinating reality hit. [28 Mar 2011, p.57]
    • People Weekly
    • 54 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Reubens is getting a bit old for this, but Pee-wee's innocence, infantilism and camp haven't dated--there's a rebel in the ridiculousness. [21 Mar 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It takes awhile to adjust to the dissonance, but the muted naturalism of the superb cast draws us in. [9 May 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 90 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The show is a trampoline that sags clear down to the ground, the better to catapult you off into the air. [18 Jul 2011, p.35]
    • People Weekly
    • 61 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The only disappointment is the werewolf makeup, minimal enough that Posey could still blend in at the mall. [13 Jun 2011, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 60 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    What's surprising and even touching is that Fergie may not be a hot mess, but she's an appealingly human one. [20 Jun 2011, p.47]
    • People Weekly
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    This fall sitcom is a hit entirely because of Deschanel's performance as Jess. [7 Nov 2011, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The girls' chemistry should keep the show breakdown free. [19 Sep 2011, p.59]
    • People Weekly
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The show's many subplots are handled clumsily, but these two [Grammer & Nielsen] are too good to pass up. 25 Oct 2011, p.48]
    • People Weekly

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