For 682 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 3.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tom Gliatto's Scores

Average review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Nurse Jackie: Season 3
Lowest review score: 25 The Real Wedding Crashers: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 93 out of 682
682 tv reviews
    • tbd Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    In it's second season, Endings has clicked as one of prime-time's most sophisticated ensemble comedies. [28 Nov 2011, p.58]
    • People Weekly
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It's the best new sitcom of the fall. [16 Oct 2006, p.39]
    • 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
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It is still a distinctly Guest production: often poky, always charmingly whimsical and, from time to time, so astoundingly funny you seem to have shot into a distant stratosphere of pure comedy. [13 May 2013, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It might be unwatchable if Dern, who's excellent, didn't allow Amy's laughable obtuseness to be pierced by glimmers of empathy and acceptance. [ 17 Oct 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 58 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Red Band Society, which could turn out to be one of the best new shows of the fall, is like that, constantly catching you unexpectedly.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell star in a sweet, old-fashioned sitcom. [Sep 27 2010, p.55]
    • People Weekly
    • 63 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It's both old and new, a comfy piece of nostalgia that doubles as a fresh guilty pleasure. [18 Jun 2012, p.39]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It's funny and moves blindingly fast, barely giving you time to blink or gulp--Dark Shadows for the PlayStation age. [10 Oct 2011, 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
    • 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
    • tbd Metascore
    • 83 Tom Gliatto
    Is there an audience out there for a sweet, modest ensemble comedy about the staff of a Pittsburgh radio station, WENN, in 1939? Let's hope so.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 83 Tom Gliatto
    There are a few weak jokes, but in its substance, look (fly fashions), and sound, this could be a real trendsetter.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 83 Tom Gliatto
    Peta Wilson, an Australian actress with the harsh blonde hair, snub nose and oversize, depthless blue eyes of your average mass-produced doll, makes a sexy, amusing Nikita.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 83 Tom Gliatto
    All in all, this looks like one of the brightest new shows of the season.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show's dependable high point finds him banishing everyone from the cooking area and screaming so many bleeped words that it;s hard to track a whole sentence. [27 Sep 2012, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    On Masterchef, he's more considerate.... The true terror is fellow judge Joe Bastianich. [27 Aug 2012, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The high school stories are tighter-focused, and the Manhattan ones breathe with Broadway romanticism. [5 Nov 2012, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    As lead detective, Mireille Enos is terrific and makes up for the sense that we're revisiting terrain already covered--and reduced to parody--by Twin Peaks. [11 Apr 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Boardwalk is still solid, but it's sacrificed some of its nervy power. [10 Oct 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It's the usual stupid fun. [11 Apr 2011, p.47]
    • People Weekly
    • 52 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    In the show's best moments, this moral pickle (being a mole vs. being a cop) leaves Ryan scrambling to improvise ways to prevent gang crimes without really catching anyone. [26 May 2014, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Kane's visions aren't done with originality, but Grammer's performance is still powerful. [27 Aug 2012, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Petals doesn't have the same smothering intensity but it's compellingly crazy, the TV equivalent of outsider art. [26 May 2014, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    His delivery, which falls between Monty Python and Austin Powers, explodes with enjoyable little pips of indignation. [26 May 2014, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 56 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Intelligence is nicely done. [20 Jan 2014]
    • People Weekly
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show is a birdhouse full of woodpeckers. [24 Sep 2012, p.54]
    • People Weekly
    • 52 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    None of these results will rock a viewer's world, but it's unexpectedly satisfying to see stars in a reality project that's more relatable than ballroom dancing or a temporary work detail for Donald Trump.
    • People Weekly

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