People Weekly's Scores

  • TV
For 1,031 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 58% higher than the average critic
  • 14% same as the average critic
  • 28% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average TV Show review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Angels in America
Lowest review score: 16 Snoops: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Mixed: 0 out of 751
  2. Negative: 0 out of 751
751 tv reviews
  1. This haunting New Zealand miniseries boasts a strong, tense performance from Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss as a detective, but it's very much the work of director Jane Campion. [25 Mar 2013, p.44]
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  2. In season 2 of PBS's richly clever Sherlock, the Victorian tales have been refitted to our century. [14 May 2012, p.44]
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  3. Very little happens in the first three hours of this anthology crime series, yet it's absolutely riveting. [20 Jan 2014]
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  4. It's educational, kid-oriented and fun, and Tyson us confidently smooth popularizer of science. [17 Mar 2014]
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  5. The show is infernally good. [17 Mar 2014]
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  6. This remains far and away the best prime-time sitcom: crisp and farcical, but very kind. [25 Oct 2010, p.37]
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  7. Bad has taken the complexity of modern television storytelling to new levels. [23 Jul 2012, p.37]
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  8. Put his [Bobby Cannavale's] floridness up against Buscemi's poker-faced acidity and you get fireworks. [24 Sep 2012, p.57]
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  9. As police superintendent Teresa Colvin, Jennifer Beals gives a revelatory, no-nonsense performance that should make Tom Selleck's mustache bristle with envy....This should be lots of fun. [7 Feb 2011, p.39]
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  10. This is an epic portrait of a woman who's monumentally single-minded yet uncomprehending, and watching her rise and fall inspires a sick awe. [4 Apr 2011, p.50]
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  11. It's mesmerizing. [26 Mar 2012, p.44]
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  12. Regina King heads the solid ensemble. these folks are dutiful, proud and bonetired. [10 Jan 2011, p.40]
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  13. Shandling's laid-back comic style dovetails with the dry writing, creating a series that's the clear victor in the talk show wars.
  14. The two hours available for review are cinematically rich, full of sleek, oily pools of darkness. [11 Feb 2013]
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  15. Louie remains a small miracle--a shaggy-dog story, hopping with fleas, maybe rescued froma pound, that outdazzles Lassie, Air Bud and the rest. [12 May 2014,]
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  16. Stylish and well-acted, this is the rare show in which commercials hit with a jolt, awakening you from the program's potent spell.
  17. Beautifully filmed, George Harrison: Living in the Material World is especially good on the singer-guitarist's post-Beatles life as he sought enlightenment in Eastern religions. [10 Oct 2011, p.40]
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  18. The show's fun, and a little freaky. [2 Oct 2006, p.45]
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  19. Here's one of the most offbeat new shows of the new season. Also one of the best. [13 Sep 2010, p.48]
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  20. The best ensemble cop drama since Hill Street Blues.
  21. The show promises to be sexy fun. [6 Sep 2010, p.47]
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  22. The Show has evolved into a modern underworld Western--there's nothing else like it. [18 Jul 2011, p.41]
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  23. It's the jungle version of Saving Private Ryan's opening battle, over and over across 10 hours. Why, then, is this so excitingly powerful instead of just numbing? Because the stakes are huge: The historical momentum pulls you in and drags you along.
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  24. The photography is sweepingly gorgeous--this must be the best of all possible planets. [18 Apr 2011, p.46]
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  25. The scares are not as over-the-top as American Horror Story but more chilling because they're applied glancingly. [13 Feb 2012, p.44]
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  26. [A] cool yet intensely emotional British crime series. [24 Jun 2013, p.40]
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  27. The show is gorgeously produced and spectacularly violent but its success depends chiefly on Buscemi....A brilliant, brutally funny performance. [20 Sep 2010, p.51]
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  28. A zombie-apocalypse fantasy set in Atlanta, this is the scariest series U've ever seen. [8 Nov 2010, p.39]
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  29. Gellar commands every scene. Hers is a true, potent star turn. [12 Sep 2011, p.43]
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  30. [A] delicious over-the-top comedy. [2 Oct 2006, p.45]
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