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

Tom Gliatto's Scores

Average review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Veep: Season 3
Lowest review score: 25 The Playboy Club: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 93 out of 682
682 tv reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show is a lusty soap opera that aspires to the pulsating, cutting-edge glamour of Cate Blanchett's Elizabeth. It's a little ham-fisted for that. [2 Apr 2007, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This likable silly series has entertainment value. [8 Apr 2013, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    These joined stories never forge into one strong plot, but there's always Duvall. [3 Jul 2006, p.35]
    • 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
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Collar's odd-couple tension tugs the show in entertaining directions. [13 Jun 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 55 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Emily Deschanel is well cast as Brennan--she has the right sort of drained, remote presence, as if still working off last night's sleeping pill--and she's also well cast against David Boreanaz. [19 Sep 2005, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    While the show's humor can be raunchy or even cruel, the voice work is pure unruffled deadpan. [18 Jan 2010, 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
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    A lot of momentum is lost having the lovers live 60 miles apart.... But the tender wrap-up will leave the waterworks flushed and refreshed. [9 Sep 2013, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The humor has a light, convivial burble. [26 Mar 2012, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Katie Leclerc is instantly, sunnily appealing as Daphne....Vanessa Marano is fine as the other misplaced kid, except she's a sulker and sort of a drag. [13 Jun 2011, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    A slight, bright, British caper. [16 Dec 2013]
    • People Weekly
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show is light with sharp baby kicks of meanness. [5 May 2014, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Defenders at least has a sure grip on its tone. [8 Nov 2010, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 56 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    A smoothly executed vehicle for Rebecca Romijn and Jon Tenney, it knows exactly what it's doing, [16 Jun 2013]
    • People Weekly
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Bloods isn't groundbreaking, but there are hints of a deeper scandal woven into the solid plot. Worth checking out. [25 Oct 2010, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The series has developed its own original rhythm, each week breaking cases down into unexpectedly punchy vignettes. The cast is excellent. [6 Dec 2010, p.50]
    • People Weekly
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The acting is what keeps the show addictive--particularly good is Julia Stiles. [29 Nov 2010, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 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]
    • People Weekly
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show is a quietly intriguing, informative study of assimilation, identity and community. [21 Nov 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    If the show's isn't terribly ambitious to break new ground, it's a nice lull. [11 Jun 2012, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 51 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Motive isn't ingenious enough to motivate imitations or spinoffs, but it's smooth and diverting. [27 May 2013, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The comedy never quite lifts into giddiness, but there are lots of solid, unexpected laughs. And isn't that cause for celebration? [26 Apr 2010, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Girl has a surprisingly casual sense of humor and Anna Silk is physically just right in the lead role. [13 Feb 2012, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This parody of bad vintage miniseries is asinine--it's supposed to be--and from time to time hilarious. [13 Jan 2014, p.49]
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The second half builds steadily and surely toward a potential meet-and-greet with the apocalypse. [12 Dec 2005, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show is a bit of a junk heap--Fringe, Mission:Impossible and Death Becomes Her are in the pile--but it's a real adventure. [11 Jul 2011, p.34]
    • People Weekly
    • 53 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Preachers' Daughters, focusing on three families headed by ministers, has its hearts in the tight place. [18 Mar 2013, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    What keeps it from being exploitative--just--is the sense that these kids know such dangerous exhilaration won't, can't, lead to the happiness they're looking for. [31 Jan 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Two tense, tricky, fine performances [22 Jul 2013]
    • People Weekly

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