• Network: SHOWTIME
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 17, 2016
Season #: 3, 2, 1
Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5

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Critic Reviews

  1. Mar 18, 2019
    90
    So what is really refreshing about Desus & Mero is that the hosts appear adept at continuing the process of being themselves.
  2. Reviewed by: Kristen Baldwin
    Feb 22, 2019
    83
    Aside from that one quibble--give us fewer topics and longer riffs!--Desus & Mero made a remarkably smooth transition to its new home.
  3. Reviewed by: Troy Patterson
    Mar 6, 2019
    80
    The show, like the snack, is salty and slightly sweet, and its crispness is a sign of its authenticity.
  4. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Mar 5, 2019
    75
    Desus & Mero arrived at Showtime fully baked--a talk show that knows what it is, and what it does, and how to do it. That's good, and at least so far, the Bodega boys are, too.
  5. Reviewed by: Dan Fienberg
    Feb 22, 2019
    70
    The in-studio interview [with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez] was complemented by an even better filmed segment at AOC's Washington office. ... A Green Book parody trailer was decent and might have seemed even sharper if Late Night With Seth Meyers hadn't aired a comparable trailer for a movie called White Savior on the same night. ... Promising debut.
User Score
5.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 2 out of 4
  1. Mar 23, 2019
    10
    If you came from VICELAND's Bodega Hive and to see what these Bodega boys been up to, do not worry, their late night set has officiallyIf you came from VICELAND's Bodega Hive and to see what these Bodega boys been up to, do not worry, their late night set has officially upgraded to Showtime's first "Last Week Tonight with Desus & Mero" on their network and it didn't disappoint. Full Review »