Newsweek's Scores

For 21 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 52% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average TV Show review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 The Sopranos: Season 2
Lowest review score: 20 Big Brother: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 14
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 14
  3. Negative: 0 out of 14
14 tv reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The material is all pretty familiar, but the rhythms are new, often surprising. ... But the show isn't completely successful. What makes "The Simpsons" and the other shows work -- a commitment to absolute immersion in the world of TV, and indifference to the distinction between what happens on screen and off -- is ultimately "The Real World"'s higgest stumbling block. [25 May 1992]
    • Newsweek
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Sam Waterston is terrific -- and rises above the melodrama. [28 Oct 1991]
    • Newsweek
    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's no question that the new show looks different. ... That said, there is something familiar about "CSI: Miami," maybe too familiar. [30 Sep 2002]
    • Newsweek
    • 79 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Dialing back the cop stuff, or cutting it out entirely, would make Joan of Arcadia more cohesive and more fun. But it wouldn't help the fact that it's on the wrong network. [22 Sept 2003, p.85]
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