TV Guide Magazine's Scores

For 1,433 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 49% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average TV Show review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Girls: Season 2
Lowest review score: 0 Work It : Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Mixed: 0 out of 831
  2. Negative: 0 out of 831
831 tv reviews
  1. 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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  2. Achieves new depths of feelings - and hilarity - in its second season. [27 Apr - 10 May 2020, p. 11]
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Slow-burning. [13 - 26 Apr 2020, p.5]
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  6. 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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  7. An exhilarating exercise in dark and bracingly original romantic comedy. [13 - 26 Apr 2020, p.5]
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. A lavish feature-length escapade of cheerfully preposterous escapism. [16-29 Mar 2020, p.11]
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  14. 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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  15. There's more Rod Serling than Agatha Christie in the latest loose Christie adaptation. [16-29 Mar 2020, p.11]
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  16. Riveting. [16-29 Mar 2020, p.11]
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  17. 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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  18. Proudly outrageous thriller set in 1977. [2 - 15 Mar 2020, p.9]
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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. A whimsical tuneful winner. [17 Feb - 1 Mar 2020, p.8]
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  22. 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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  23. Wonderfully through, powerfully outspoken five-part docuseries. [17 Feb - 1 Mar 2020, p.9]
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  24. Merrily grody send-up of Victorian crime cliches. [17 Feb - 1 Mar 2020, p.9]
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  25. Vividly unravels a multi-million-dollar fraud targeting the popular McDonald's Monopoly promotional game. [3-16 Feb 2020, p.9]
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  26. While I wish it didn't take three full episodes of heavy exposition to get the fabled Next Generation captain, later admiral, into space, the crew of rogue fellow travelers he assembles is promising. [3-16 Feb 2020, p.9]
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  27. Edie Falco instantly elevates the role of Abigail "Tommy" Thomas, Los Angeles first female police chief, with emotional intelligence and sardonic wit. [3-16 Feb 2020, p.9]
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  28. Even at its murkiest, Briarpatch is furiously entertaining and wildly unpredictable. It's that rare thrill ride with smarts--and exotic animals. [3-16 Feb 2020, p.8]
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  29. Her brash, screeching shamelessness is a good fit with Comedy Central's irreverence, and she makes the most of this gig. [20 Jan - 2 Feb 2020, p.9]
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  30. A splendidly silly vehicle of knockabout farce among the stars. [20 Jan - 2 Feb 2020, p.9]
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