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7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
  3. Negative: 1 out of 11

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  1. Jan 25, 2011
    3
    Too predictable and over the top to be funny. Short little viral videos are where this content shines best, and while I like the 'host' she doesn't add enough to make the show watchable. Broken up it might get a few chuckles, all at once it is overpowering.
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77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

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  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
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  1. Reviewed by: Ed Bark
    Jan 26, 2011
    91
    Comedy Central's The Daily Show at last has a worthy rival in the "fake news" game.
  2. Reviewed by: Jesse Hicks
    Jan 21, 2011
    60
    Of course, satire doesn't need to rely on realistic or three-dimensional characters. (In fact, it most often relies on two-dimensional types.) But it does need a fresh and consistent point of view. Absent that, ONN is best when it indulges in simple absurdity.
  3. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    Jan 20, 2011
    80
    If the longstanding "SNL" segment is a sort of introductory course in wringing humor from headlines, and Mr. Stewart's "Daily Show" is the advance-level class, Onion News Network is graduate school, requiring much quicker thinking and a greater tolerance for comfort-zone invasion.