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  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 10, 2010
  • Season #: 1
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Overwhelming dislike- based on 13 Ratings

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  • Summary: New York City socialite Tinsley Mortimer is the focus of this reality show about her life and "friends."
  • Genre(s): Drama, Reality, Game Show
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 12
  2. Negative: 8 out of 12
  1. 75
    Tinsley turns out to be the least interesting of her horrible crew. She pales in horribleness next to her friends, J.P. Calderon, an accused purse lifter who throws a glass at a woman and his sworn enemy, rich girl Jules Kirby.
  2. 75
    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.
  3. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    The first episode is fairly execrable, but High Society settles down by the second, and we get a clearer--or at least less-boozy--view of Mortimer and her world.
  4. I may just be a cranky old dude, but I am not charmed by this stuff; Spencer Pratt is just a prat to me, and though I wish you well, Tinsley, in your new life, I will be happy to think no more about your friends, starting now.
  5. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Posing aside, Jules and Paul are probably right about lacking a censor button, but even 2,500 miles away, I couldn't find the "off" button fast enough.
  6. Reviewed by: Randee Dawn
    Clearly, the only function of the show is to make Tinsley (who runs a handbag company) look like a valuable, upright member of society. So that's where the bar is set these days?
  7. 0
    High Society is absolutely reprehensible, and everyone at The CW should be totally ashamed for putting it on the air.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 5 out of 5
  1. [Anonymous]
    Mar 11, 2010
    Pretty god-awful - but I'll keep watching.
  2. Gary
    Mar 10, 2010
    Complete trash, should never be aired again.
  3. DebyM.
    Mar 10, 2010
    To bad it didn't have any minus rating numbers. It is just REALLY bad. So sick of show about over indulged, moral-less, spoiled, lazy, rude, non talented nobodies. If normal people pulled some of this crap they would go to jail. TAKE IT OFF THE AIR!!! Along with the Kardashians, Levi Johnston, and Jon Gosselin. Expand
  4. KristiY.
    Mar 11, 2010
    Don't watch not worth your time. These people make me sick! Shame on CBS just another reason to cancel my cable.
  5. GB
    Mar 12, 2010
    Trash. boring boring trash.

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