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 Mad Men: Season 4
Lowest review score: 25 Star-Crossed: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 93 out of 682
682 tv reviews
    • tbd Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The challenges are ludicrous, but the results can be dazzling. [5 Sep 2011, p.44]
    • 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
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    After an awful season 2, Lena Dunham's Brooklynocentric comedy celebrating coffee, ambition and sex is fixed. [20 Jan 2014, p.41]
    • tbd Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It's lighter, smaller--West Condo!--but still a pleasure. [17 Dec 2012, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Despite its cheap shock effects, the show is indulgently ridiculous. [[28 Oct 2013, p.41]
    • 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
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The series' sixth season begins with an intensely entertaining four-hour, two-night premiere. [15 Jan 2007, p.33]
    • 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
    • tbd Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    ABC's reality powerhouse has just launched its 11th season untweaked and to great ratings.[11 OCT 2010, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Luck is a true original, a show with a tone like no other. [30 Jan 2012, p.43]
    • 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
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The comedy here, as with Elaine, comes from watching Louis-Dreyfus's sophisticated, furiously sharp timing applied to a character who has the intelligence of a finch. [30 Apr 2012, p.35]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    In such grossness is greatness. [19 Sep 2011, p.65]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    This BBC hit is the soppily tender story of '50s midwives in London's East End. [1 Oct 2012, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Matthew Weiner has advanced the show far enough into the '60s that its fundamental philosophical question begins to generate its own oppressive suspense. [15 Apr 2013]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Given the amounts of sumptuous scenery to chew on, the acting is restrained, even if the gore and sex are not. [28 May 2012, p.40]
    • 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
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Olyphant plays this laconic, loping lawman with a smiling minimalism that makes Givens both iconic and contemporary.
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The 90-minute premiere sets up what could be a very good--by which I mean crassly turbulent--season 3. [23 May 2011, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    This late entry in the fall season is one of the best. [25 Nov 2013, p.43]
    • 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
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The first episodes are very promising, full of feints, fibs, and a big, fat shock. [16 Jul 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The show has the makings of great--what else can I say?--escapist entertainment. [23 Jan 2012, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 65 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The show's tone [is] vulgar, jolly and winning. [16 Jul 2012, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    What hasn't changed and what matters, is Mireille Enos's sodden, unshakable integrity as a detective who could outlast a pack of bloodhounds. [10 Jun 2013, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Challenging but engrossing.
    • People Weekly
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Louis-Dreyfus's performance--which, like Congress, can be divided into two houses, Crackling Charm and Hysterical Ego--still drives the show, but we're getting more realistic sense of political gamesmanship. [22 Apr 2013, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The girls' chemistry should keep the show breakdown free. [19 Sep 2011, p.59]
    • People Weekly

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