• Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 2, 2008
  • Season #: 1
User Score
2.9

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 23 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 23
  2. Negative: 17 out of 23

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Metascore
48

Mixed or average reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 19
  2. Negative: 5 out of 19
  1. 80
    Winfrey and ABC have taken the much-maligned reality TV format and used it to create a show that both entertains and encourages viewers to think about such matters as how best to help others.
  2. 60
    Is it strange to make good will and charity into a win-lose proposition? Is it peculiar to judge the givers on their manner of giving, to quantify their largesse? To me, yes, it is, and the show makes for awkward viewing as a result.
  3. Reviewed by: Misha Davenport
    50
    There also is something disturbing about making a game out of charitable acts.