TV Guide Magazine's Scores

For 1,321 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 48% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 49% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average TV Show review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Game of Thrones: Season 1
Lowest review score: 0 Liz & Dick
Score distribution:
  1. Mixed: 0 out of 760
  2. Negative: 0 out of 760
760 tv reviews
  1. Homecoming build to a shocking and satisfying finale that you're not likely ever to forget. [25 May - 7 Jun 2020, p.3]
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  2. Boldly seriocomic. ... Rich portrait of an underexplored culture. [25 May - 7 Jun 2020, p.3]
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  3. The handsomely produced Barkskins becomes a grueling but routine melodrama of corruption, savagery and betrayal. [25 May - 7 Jun 2020, p.3]
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  4. Endearing even when she's being aggravating, Kendrick lets us in on Darby's deep-rooted insecurities. [25 May - 7 Jun 2020, p.2]
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  5. Authenticity is the key to this slow-burning but mesmerizing celebration of a world where life is a messy improvisation. ... The Eddy evokes an art-house sensibility with handheld and jittery camerawork that swirls to the music. But there's a gripping pulp aspect tot he narrative. [11 - 24 May 2020, p.7]
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  6. Grisly thriller Hightown lays on the raunch and violence so thickly, you might mistake it for classic soft-core Cinemax. And yet there's a grim, propulsive urgency to the exploits of Jackie Quinones. [11 - 24 May 2020, p.7]
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  7. Too bad the vehicle for their improbable success, based on the story of a woman who jumped off the Hollywood sign to her death, looks like a laughable dud. The grown-ups come off better, even when you know they know they're slumming. [11 - 24 May 2020, p.7]
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  8. Empathy is what keeps this harrowing story from being just a wallow in misery. [Dominick's] journey of self-discovery, which includes a crusade that began in childhood to learn his birth father's identity, feels absolutely, dramatically true. [11 - 24 May 2020, p.6]
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  9. It takes three episodes of an uneven but sporadically shocking third season for them [Eve and Villanelle} to cross paths again, but it's worth the wait. [27 Apr - 10 May 2020, p. 11]
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  10. Achieves new depths of feelings - and hilarity - in its second season. [27 Apr - 10 May 2020, p. 11]
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  11. This sprawling canvas, with its Chinatown vibes and snarling cartoon villains, hardly needs Magda and her doppelgangers' obvious supernatural tricks to muddy the waters. [27 Apr - 10 May 2020, p. 10]
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  12. Fast-paced, very funny and ultimately life-affirming, Upload is (you guessed it) to die for. [27 Apr - 10 May 2020, p. 11]
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  13. Slow-burning. [13 - 26 Apr 2020, p.5]
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  14. Julian Fellowes' lavish follow-up to his celebrated PBS series, operating in a more Dickensian mode of ripe romantic melodrama and star-crossed coincidences. [13 - 26 Apr 2020, p.4]
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  15. An exhilarating exercise in dark and bracingly original romantic comedy. [13 - 26 Apr 2020, p.5]
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  16. Women rule in the thrillingly acted Mrs. America, a fabulously robust recreation of the 1970s battle over ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. ... They're going to have to expand the Emmy lists to acknowledge this much terrific talent. [13 - 26 Apr 2020, p.5]
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  17. The ambitious seven-part Masterpiece series World on Fire covers a lot of ground in its first season, but it still can't help feeling like every World War II drama you've ever seen. [30 Mar - 12 Apr 2020, p.8]
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  18. The jubilant reimagining of the vintage Norman Lear comedy has survived cancellation and is the better for it. [30 Mar - 12 Apr 2020, p.9]
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  19. The dazzling third season of the dense sci-fi thriller has raised the stakes and sharpened the focus of its mind-teasing existential premise. [30 Mar - 12 Apr 2020, p.9]
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  20. Taut four-part mystery. ... David Tennant is compellingly inscrutable as the town's affable doctor. [30 Mar - 12 Apr 2020, p.9]
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  21. A lavish feature-length escapade of cheerfully preposterous escapism. [16-29 Mar 2020, p.11]
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  22. Not everything burns equally bright in this twisty saga. ... But any time the moms step into the spotlight--Rosamarie De Witt is also terrific as a desperately needy adoptive other--Fires scorches with emotional intensity. [16-29 Mar 2020, p.10]
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  23. There's more Rod Serling than Agatha Christie in the latest loose Christie adaptation. [16-29 Mar 2020, p.11]
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  24. Riveting. [16-29 Mar 2020, p.11]
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  25. Can't they see what a perfect and stunning couple they make (OWN viewers certainly can.) But what fun would it be if their true love didn't hit the occasional speed bump? [2 - 15 Mar 2020, p.9]
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  26. Proudly outrageous thriller set in 1977. [2 - 15 Mar 2020, p.9]
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  27. Segal is quite good as the emotionally stagnant Peter, matched by Sally Field's movingly mousy Janice. ... But as they jump through surreal hoops, suggesting a magical realism that too rarely enchants, Elsewhere feels like a long ride to nowhere. [2 - 15 Mar 2020, p.9]
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  28. The collision of visionary science and tormented humanity with a jaundiced eye, and, ultimately, a life-affirming heart. [2 - 15 Mar 2020, p.8]
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  29. A whimsical tuneful winner. [17 Feb - 1 Mar 2020, p.8]
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  30. This is not your ordinary binge-watch. The deeper you dig, Interrogation also becomes an unusually compelling tragedy. [17 Feb - 1 Mar 2020, p.9]
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