It’s time again for our weekly countdown of the Fall TV premieres! Here are the best new shows for the week of Friday, October 14, 2016. See how this week’s shows Supergirl, American Housewife, Falling Water, Goliath, and Haters Back Off stack up against each other on the Tomatometer!
Adjusted Score: 26.334%
Critics Consensus: Falling Water attempts complexity and intrigue but churns out an unimaginative concept lacking a redeemable payoff.
Three seemingly ordinary people – trend-spotter Tess (Lizzie Brochere), NYPD detective Taka (Will Yun Lee), and security expert Burton (David... [More]
Adjusted Score: 50.405%
Critics Consensus: Haters Back Off is bizarre, painful, and often times excruciatingly funny-yet the appeal of the YouTube transport doesn't quite carry over in the longer television format.
A comedy series that zeros in on Miranda Sings (Colleen Ballinger), an untalented yet rising star and her oddball family.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 59.669%
Critics Consensus: American Housewife is boosted by a strong and enjoyable lead performance by Katy Mixon, yet her performance alone strains to sustain an excessively quirky show that relies too heavily on stereotypes.
In the first season of this comedy series, an average wife and mother is spotlighted as she raises her flawed... [More]
Adjusted Score: 92.405%
Critics Consensus: The arrival of the more famous cousin in Supergirl does nothing to detract from the show's lead, who continues to deliver strength, action, and relatability.
Season 2 finds Supergirl, Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), teaming up with her cousin Superman (Tyler Hoechlin). Kara and James (Mehcad... [More]
Adjusted Score: 79.598%
Critics Consensus: Compelling performances from an excellent cast -- led by standout Billy Bob Thornton -- propel David E. Kelley's Goliath into must-watch TV territory.
A down-and-out lawyer seeks redemption. Billy Bob Thornton stars.... [More]