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 1.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tom Gliatto's Scores

Average review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Community: Season 2
Lowest review score: 25 Fashion Star: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 93 out of 682
682 tv reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The badinage with his wife plays nice and easy, like Home Improvement, while that with his parents and brother across the street has more of a Seinfeldian silliness.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    While obnoxious luxury is always watchable, the show is lazily cookie-cutter. [19 Mar 2012, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 45 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    If even a few good performances lock into your vision, you perk up. In this new comedy about friends in various stages of relationship envy and regret, there are two: James Van Der Beek and Zoe Lister-Jones. [7 Apr 2014, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    This is like dramatizing War and peace without commenting on war or peace. [11 Mar 2013, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 45 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It gets an unexpected freshness from a young cast. [5 Mar 2007, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Shift is competent but useful mostly as a reminder to stay healthy at all costs and avoid this sort of place. [9 Jun 2014, p.34]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    It's a gauge of how much reality programming has changed TV that I kept thinking that Mark Burnett could come in, push some situational hot buttons and produce a better show. [12 Jun 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    It's more shoofly than pie, but amusing. [17 Dec 2012, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    It just doesn't work. [30 Jan 2006, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    It's like watching a marionette with one set of strings operated by John Lithgow and the other by Pee-wee Herman. [12 Mar 2007, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    For now, it's a mess. [2 Jul 2012, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Love Hewitt goes for soft, cozy sentiment. [16 Apr 2012, p.53]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    It's well cast but conceptually unadventurous. [31 Jan 2011, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 44 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The show has a sheen that's distinctive from Law [& Order]--young, exfoliated skin reflects light better from waxed court floors--and promises to be more fun than In Justice. [6 Mar 2006, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 43 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The inspiration can be heavy-handed, but how can you not feel for the couple?
    • People Weekly
    • 43 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    It's [Bobi Kristins's] aunt Pat Houston who gives the show--and, one hopes, Bobbi Kristina--some backbone. [5 Nov 2012, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 43 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Contrasting the then-and-now lives of a group of high school students, class of 2000, the show is drearily familiar. [27 Sep 2010, p.56]
    • People Weekly
    • 43 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    It's meaningful that a gay dad with a teen daughter can be conventional--it's a just not great comedy. [14 Oct 2013, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • 43 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    It's Court TV's first original scripted drama, and it's bad. [16 Apr 2007, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 43 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Consider it dead on arrival. [27 May 2013, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 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.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    [Forest Whitaker as Sam Cooper is] an arresting, oblique performance, and it works well amid all the procedural muck. [21 Feb 2011, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 42 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It's not clear how seriously Patinkin takes the whole thing--it's the same actorly mystery that makes David Caruso's whispery bitterness such a kick on CSI: Miami. [31 Oct 2005, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 42 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    The declining but not yet flatlining EKG of their relationship is captured very nicely by Williams and Matchett, both giving strong, stoic performances. Everything else is too quiet, though. [25 Jun 2007, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 42 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The show itself is standard construction, a framework of planks that will need more work. [6 May 2013, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 42 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    [A] disappointingly thin, damp new series. [10 Jun 2013, p.47]
    • People Weekly
    • 42 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    This Miami trauma-hospital drama is marginally better than "Three Rivers."
    • People Weekly
    • 41 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    This is all nicely produced with mild offbeat tweaks along the way... But none of this is original either. [24 Apr 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 41 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    The show can be wonderfully mean... but it's too spotty. [24 Oct 2005, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 41 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    The Nashville-meets-California jokes are pretty weak. [12 Nov 2012, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 41 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Here, with no force of personality, the format is just a congress of faux-fabulous. [28 Feb 2011, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 41 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    [Viewers] may get a kick out of the mix of adrenaline and murk. [26 Jun 2006, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 40 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    The scale is wrong. This is an overelaborate piffle, a crate-size bon-bon. The best thinge is Papa.
    • People Weekly
    • 40 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Sort of a Real Housewives with saddles. [16 Dec 2013]
    • People Weekly
    • 40 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Cox... doesn't have the right vulgar relish to hold the show together. [8 Jan 2007, p.35]
    • People Weekly
    • 40 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    This is one kid who should not stay in the picture. [7 Nov 2011, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 40 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    There are small funny moments along the way. [4 Dec 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Innocently goofy. [30 Apr 2007, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Gilbert seems like the one you'd most like the one you'd like to have in your actual mom's group. The others, not so much. [15 Nov 2010, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    The "nuttiness" is contrived, but Johnny Argent, Roseanne's boyfriend of eight years, is amusingly droll. [1 Aug 2011, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Anyone who saw Team America, the movie send-up of all things Bruckheimerian, will find E-Ring hard to take too seriously. [24 Oct 2005, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Three Wishes is about sowing seeds of kindness that blossom into a garden of good feeling, but it can feel like a flower show dusted with endless sprayings of industrial fertilizer. [31 Oct 2005, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show is cornball, but I'm willing to grant him this small, soft lob toward career rehab.
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    It hyperventilates when it means to be breathless. [18 Feb 2013, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Silly. [7 Nov 2005, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 39 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    This new four-hour version... trims back the pageantry and tries for a degree of modern psychological realism. [17 Apr 2006, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 38 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    The acting in the kickoff episode is awfully anemic, and that's no lie. [24 Jul 2006, p.33]
    • People Weekly
    • 38 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    The cast has an ordinariness that's a little too believable. [16 Apr 2007, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 38 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    The premiere delivers a show that's more winkingly cute than it really needs ro be. [25 Jan 2010, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 38 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Some of it's funny, but revelatory? Not too. [6 Dec 2010, p.52]
    • People Weekly
    • 38 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Reiser, a precise, nimble comic, doesn't have the gut-level energy to bully life into this contraption. It's stalled. [25 Apr 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 37 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    The show might work if Steven Pasquale had a script that allowed for bolder contrasts. [2 Feb 2013, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 37 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The opening gag of this new series is not just contrived but also uncomfortable.... But the show improves from there. [17 Sep 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 37 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    The show is just as bad as several other recent WB shows (Modern Men, The Bedford Diaries), neither cartoonish enough nor realistic enough to register as anything more than a conceptual shell with a handful of dried peas rattling inside. [24 Apr 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 37 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    The show is flat. [7 Nov 2005, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 36 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    An abysmal new series, but Tony winner Katie Finneran is a great comic talent. [5 Dec 2011, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 36 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    The only thing that might make them come to their senses would be a violent but salutary shock. Like Cancellation. [7 Nov 2011, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 36 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Smits is breezily bold, but the show feels fussy--flushed out with "interesting" details and characters. [20 Sep 2010l p.54]
    • People Weekly
    • 35 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    [Laura Prepon] doesn't have any of the original's bone-tired, hard-earned scorn. [19 Jan 2012, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 34 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    In her enjoyably ridiculous reality show, she's self-consciously restrained, perhaps trying to project old-fashioned noblesse oblige-even while goosing her Google profile with this project in self-exposure. She just ends up neutralizing herself. The show is dominated instead by a supporting group of rich kids who take the reverse tactic of whole-hog shamelessness.
    • People Weekly
    • 33 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    It's like watching The Hills with all the shallow fun, glamor and Lauren Conrad edited out. [25 Jun 2012, p.47]
    • People Weekly
    • 33 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    There's no erotic pull between him (Jay Ryan) and the detective (Kristin Kreuk). [15 Oct 2012, p.49]
    • People Weekly
    • 33 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Allen and Travis, who are both better than you r average comic actor, seem aware that they're trapped in a particular cookie-cutter sitcom hell, forced to laugh their way through stale gags about kids while other new TV comedies explore family life with clever, contemporary touches. [17 Oct 2011, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 33 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    As an ensemble they are, like their teacher, attractive but not very exciting. [10 Apr 2006, p.35]
    • People Weekly
    • 33 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    This isn't much different from the studied vapidity of an earlier E! star, Paris Hilton, except that Lochte seems awfully nice. [29 Apr 2013, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 33 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Maybe Prinze should just clear the soundstage of all these people, stand there alone and start over. [24 Oct 2005, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 32 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Does it deliver excitement? So far, no. [3 Oct 2005, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 31 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The show isn't all that different from Bravo's recent Real Housewives of Orange County, although the production values are much higher--everything has an expensive, carefully lit feminine gloss that perfectly matches the homemakers. [19 Jun 2006, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 31 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Hot Properties has a loose, engaging silliness. [31 Oct 2005, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 31 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It's always good to see dancing that's dancing and not a montage of repositioned limbs.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    It's dumb, yes, but that miracle of reality TV named Cat Deeley hosts. [2 Jul 2012, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • 30 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Done without any of the smart silliness that made Drew Barrymore's 2000 movie reboot so much fun, the show is just vixen nostalgia. [17 Oct 2011, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 29 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    So far, it's of interest only for watching Lithgow--who likes to shout his lines with quivering urgency, as if he'd just seen a UFO--as he goes over the top to get a laugh. [16 Oct 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 29 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    [A] dull new sitcom. [23 Jan 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 29 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Ghost Whisperer can be surprisingly moving. [24 Oct 2005, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 28 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    The only good thing is Anita Barone. [19 Sep 2005, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 28 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Everything has the familiar mechanical deadness of a sitcom assembled from old ideas. [12 Feb 2007, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 28 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    The experience is like having the velvet rope lifted, then wishing you could use it to hogtie the charmed circle behind it. [22 Aug 2011, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 28 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    CBS prounouces $#*! as "bleep," although the Twitter account that inspired the show uses an actual profanity. Either works as a short critique. [4 Oct 2010, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • 27 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    It's a good cast, and Arquette's peculiar charm is always welcome. But I'm tired of comedies about the desperate infantilism of panicked adults. [8 Jan 2007, p.35]
    • People Weekly
    • 26 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    Lohan attacks the part with a relentless, huffing-and-puffing determination that rivets attention.... While Bowler is a flawless Burton, Lohan's single-minded fierceness obliterates him. [3 Dec 2012, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 26 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    It's pleasant, but not promising enough to care about beyond a one-episode stand. [19 Jun 2006, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 24 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    The show makes Survivor look like a utopia. [17 Apr 2006, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 23 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    The premiere hour is abysmal, and the women's cluelessness is profound.[2 Jun 2014, p.49]
    • People Weekly
    • 23 Metascore
    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Is there anything here that Bruce Springsteen hasn't already sung about? [19 Mar 2007, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 21 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Something like Entourage without the manic, kick-start fury of Ari Gold. [2 Apr 2007, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 20 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Like the world cares. [6 Jun 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 19 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Apart from the fact that the gags aren't funny... it's off-putting to see something sacred being mucked around with. [30 Apr 2007, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 19 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    It's a hair-sprayed cobweb. And not funny. [9 Jan 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 15 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    The pilot has come under fire for racist jokes, but at Cheap Laffs there's not enough of a creative sensibility for that to matter. [23 Sep 2013]
    • 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
    • tbd Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    Now in its seventh season, ABC's classic prime-time soap opera remains slickly watchable, but the momentum is seeping out. [29 Nov 2010, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show has a very sure grip on how these minor events, accompanied by small satisfactions, play out in a household of two middle-aged parents, two teenage kids and one inscrutable 9-year-old. [13 Dec 2010, p.46]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    Modern Family flows along as seamlessly perfect as it did last year. [25 Oct 2010, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Both shows [NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles] have an old-fashioned but relaxing simplicity, with an upbeat emphasis on the value of being a team. It's family entertainment. [21 Mar 2011, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Season 3 will bring on two new wives, but the show will probably always belong to NeNe Leakes. [11 Oct 2010, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    Eight Seasons in, this sitcom about a sex-crazed party animal Charlie Harper and his nerdy brother Alan is still a big hit. [13 Dec 2010, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This is close to sitcom, but the show's skeleton is strong enough to bear it. [28 Nov 2011, p.62]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Shake It Up doesn't shake up the kid-com formula one bit, but it's something more than the usual shiny-sparkly cuteness. [20 Dec 2010, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    Now in season 7, the onetime groundbreaker has become merely sweet and amiable. It crumbles like a soft-baked cookie. [6 Nov 2010, p.49]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    I hope the guy finds forgiveness and love. Until then, the squirm-factor is fun. [10 Jan 2011, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    I like how the show shifts from sitcom laughs to soap opera tremors. [21 Feb 2011, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Here we have the spirit and courage of the settlers, only without the time to settle. It's CBS after all, not Conestoga. [9 May 2011, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show is solidly American. [9 May 2011, p.39]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It's the usual stupid fun. [11 Apr 2011, p.47]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show, now in cycle 16, moves with a brisker confidence, and that's better. [28 Feb 2011, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Her own unhappy childhood haunts her, giving the mommy thread a weird poignancy. [7 Mar 2011, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    In Plain Sight keeps the tone light, but star Mary McCormack still has the grim bemusement of a noir heroine. [9 May 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    Without Bentley;s cruel cunning, the rest of the show has played out predictably. [1 Aug 2011, p.39]
    • 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
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    If you look past them, at their star projects and their own homes and offices, you can see that their tastes are impeccable and inarguable. [13 Jun 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This is a happy carnival of singers, Magicians, dancers and --this season-0- what appear to be gnomes. On the judges' panel, Howie Mandel has turned out to be a improvement over the thumpingly earnest David Hasselhoff. [25 Jul 2011, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    Jake & Vienna's sense of self-importance in this crowd is ludicrous yet also fascinating. They make Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt look earnest. [15 Aug 2011, p.34]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The trivia segments aren't very interesting, but I laughed at every screaming, shrieking exit. [18 Jul 2011, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show continues to be soft, captivating fun. [18 Jul 2011, p.36]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The challenges are ludicrous, but the results can be dazzling. [5 Sep 2011, p.44]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    Battle doesn't have much to offer that's original. [5 Sep 2011, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Stranger isn't nice--not with the mortar shells she routinely fires from her mouth--but she's one of reality TV's most vivid characters. [29 Aug 2011, p.36]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Big Sexy could have used less glamour and more Mike & Molly star Melissa McCarthy's salt-of-the-earth power. [Sep 2011, p.46]
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    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    [Believing Rachel Zoe is extremely deadpan] makes her company more enjoyable as she goes about her business--developing the label, hiring staff--without much more outward joy than Christopher Walken. [12 Sep 2011, p.47]
    • People Weekly
    • 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]
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    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    In such grossness is greatness. [19 Sep 2011, p.65]
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    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    This is a well-constructed, old-school sex farce. [15 Nov 2011, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    James Spader, as the cryptic new CEO, is better. Everything he says sounds like a parable intended for stupid children. That's how to manage Dunder Mifflin. [15 Nov 2011, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It's bright and obvious as a cartoon yet written with a clean, precise patter of jokes. It's also very well cast. [12 Dec 2011, p.45]
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    [The new women are] all promising, if too polite, to take on Ramona....Luckily, previews indicate they all end the season quaking and screaming. [11 Jun 2012, p. 44]
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    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    This feels like an assembly line for the soul. [6 Feb 2012, p.40]
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    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    This show dilutes Paul Fisher's personality. [23 Jan 2012, p.42]
    • People Weekly
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    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The writing could use some gloss--it's Will & Grace with no grace--but Drescher still knows how to deploy her honking rasp and Higgins has exceptional comic skills. [2 Apr 2012, p.38]
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    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    This is just a nice, basic reality project. [2 Apr 2012, p.40]
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    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    This is always a diverting junk, but if these women actually become preoccupied with preserving their dignity, the jig is up. [30 Apr 2012, p.36]
    • People Weekly
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Revenge's second season recaptured its melodramatic mojo after a muddled month. [12 Nov 2012, p.39]
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    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Kathy isn't a vehicle. It's a parking space. [21 May 2012, p.38]
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The sitcom banter is actually delectable: zingy and absurd. [8 Oct 2012, p.57]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    [The mentor-judges are] so blandly polite they may as well be ordering skinny lattes at Starbucks. [18 Jun 2012, p.40]
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    • 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]
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    On Masterchef, he's more considerate.... The true terror is fellow judge Joe Bastianich. [27 Aug 2012, p.43]
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    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The endless sex jokes, most of them uttered expertly by deadpan Dennings to bubbly Behrs, are a pain. [12 Nov 2012, p.45]
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    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Bachelor Pad ups the ante this season with a cheesy gimmick that turns out to be ingenious. [6 Aug 2012, p.37]
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    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    They all work hard at being catty, as reality format demands, but the snideness is forced. [3 Sep 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
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    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    Cosmetically frozen and emotionally infantile. [17 Sep 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
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    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    The show consists mostly of cheap re-creations of cases in which a marriage is undone by infidelity--and murder. [10 Sep 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
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    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    It's still a great cast, but there's a whiff of baffled frustration. [26 Nov 2012, p.44]
    • People Weekly
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    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    It's lighter, smaller--West Condo!--but still a pleasure. [17 Dec 2012, p.37]
    • People Weekly
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    If sparks (and ratings) weren't flying, what matters most id Delany's satisfyingly forthright portrayal of a woman who trusts her intellect and instinct. [18 Mar 2013, p.42]
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    • 42 Tom Gliatto
    The opening narrative chunk of Odyssey 5 [is] a beaut. But then .... Odyssey suddenly feels like a return trip to The X-Files.
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    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    We waste a lot of time on her gigs--not unusual for this kind of show, but we've seen it time after time. [14 Jan 2013, p.52]
    • People Weekly
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This likable silly series has entertainment value. [8 Apr 2013, p.42]
    • People Weekly
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Fun, swanky nonsense.
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    • 67 Tom Gliatto
    If Carvey were actually funny and not just dead-on, I guess this would be brilliant.
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    • 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
    • 91 Tom Gliatto
    The show has lost none of its manic lunacy.
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    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    Just call it Molly.... Trouble, is, Melissa McCarthy's brash persona in films is too big for the small screen. [11 Nov 2013, p.40]
    • People Weekly
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    • 38 Tom Gliatto
    The coach-team setup give the show a slight Voice vibe, but the whole thing feels flat. [10 Feb 2014, p.50]
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    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This is the best "family" reality series since Honey Boo Boo or even The Osbournes from several centuries ago. [31 Mar 2014]
    • People Weekly

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