Metascore
27

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 11
  2. Negative: 9 out of 11
  1. 75
    "Desire" is (I can't believe I'm saying this) good. Compelling. Stupid. Well-acted. Not terribly written. Funny on purpose. Better than most series on TV.
  2. 50
    The writing is so bad that, I promise, you will sit there mouth agape.
  3. "Dynasty" plays like Tennessee Williams in comparison.
  4. Reviewed by: Diane Werts
    10
    Viewers are expected to swallow - worse, to savor - simplistic recycling of melodrama plots seen a hundred times before.
  5. "Desire" will make you ashamed -- of society at large, if not yourself --whether you like it (chances: minimal) or not (chances: off the charts).
  6. "Desire" features better production values than a daytime soap, but just as wooden acting by its no-name cast and terrible dialogue.
  7. 25
    In terms of intelligence, wit and quality, "Desire" is a serious cut below most prime time drama series.
  8. 25
    There are desires that are best left unfulfilled.
  9. "Desire" is so cheesy that the restaurant ought to specialize in fondue.
  10. The better of the first pair [of soaps].
  11. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    20
    Somewhat more ambitious [than "Fashion House"] but equally hackneyed.
User Score
7.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 28 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 21
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 21
  3. Negative: 2 out of 21
  1. RaisaJ
    Apr 19, 2007
    9
    Sooo Cheesey.... but somehow it really works.
  2. timj
    Feb 17, 2007
    1
    this is a combination of terrible acting mixed with horrible writing. The only reason to watch this show would be for unintentional comedy. Its an absolute joke Full Review »
  3. beme
    Jan 3, 2007
    10
    i love the show! it has fantastic action and movement. wow i'm loving it!!!