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2019 Fall TV Scorecard
With hundreds of new and returning series hitting this season, your DVR is probably already working overtime — and so is Rotten Tomatoes! We gathered a list of all the TV premieres this season – series, miniseries, and TV movies across cable, broadcast, and streaming – and ranked them by Tomatometer.
The first batch of series vetted by critics include brand-new comedies (Bob Hearts Abishola from Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre; Mixed-ish, ABC’s Black-ish spinoff), dramas (Jimmy Smits’ courtroom return Bluff City Law; Wu-Tang Clan origin story Wu-Tang: An American Saga), and six critically acclaimed (and Certified Fresh) series (including Netflix dramas The Spy and Unbelievable; Amazon animated series Undone; Ken Burns’ latest, Country Music; and network dramas Stumptown, Evil, and Emergence).
The list below tracks every new TV season or streaming movie premiering since September 1 that has received at least 10 critic reviews for TV shows and 20 critic reviews for TV movies.
If you’re wondering why your favorite show isn’t on here, it likely just doesn’t yet have enough season reviews to qualify under our criteria. Keep checking back to find out where your favorite show of the season ends up.
Added 12/13: Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 3, Truth Be Told season 1, Harley Quinn season 1, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings season 1, The Moodys season 1, Reprisal season 1, The L Word: Generation Q, Work in Progress season 1, The Expanse season 4, The Confession Killer season 1, Servant season 1, Marriage Story, 6 Underground, The Aeronauts, The Two Popes, I Lost My Body, The Amazing Johnathan
Adjusted Score: 8.115%
Critics Consensus: Bafflingly bad, the only mystery is how The I-Land got made in the first place.
Wiped clean of memories and thrown together, a group of strangers fight to survive harsh realities -- and the island... [More]
Adjusted Score: 24.58%
Critics Consensus: An appealing cast can't make up for Almost Family's appalling premise.
Only child Julia Bechley finds out she has nearly a hundred siblings as an adult after her father, a reknowned... [More]
Adjusted Score: 30.23%
Critics Consensus: An impressive array of surprising -- and utterly deserving -- wins can't save the 71st Annual Emmy Awards from its own host-less chaos.
The 71st Emmy Awards returns to FOX, airing LIVE coast to coast from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in... [More]
Adjusted Score: 32.416%
Critics Consensus: A twisty thriller that never quite comes together, Truth Be Told's commitment to the true crime at its center is less interesting or engaging than the family drama orbitingin the periphery.
Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) to reopen the murder case... [More]
Adjusted Score: 33.061%
Critics Consensus: 6 Underground is loud, frenetic, and finally preposterous -- which is either bad news or a hearty recommendation, depending how one feels about the movies of Michael Bay.
What's the best part of being dead? It isn't escaping your boss, your ex, or even erasing your criminal record.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 36.301%
Critics Consensus: Though Bluff City Law's procedural proceedings often feel outdated, fans of Jimmy Smits and Caitlin McGee may find comfort in its familiar beats.
Despite a tumultuous past, Sydney Strait joins her father's law firm to fight for the greater good. After years of... [More]
Adjusted Score: 38.208%
Critics Consensus: Sunnyside settles for broad comedy over the specific insights its subject matter craves, shortchanging its superb cast and timely topics in the process.
A diverse group of hopefuls hires an out-of-work politician to help them become American citizens. Unemployed Garrett Modi was the... [More]
Adjusted Score: 40.317%
Critics Consensus: A potentially intriguing premise is rapidly lost in the weeds during In the Tall Grass which struggles to stretch its slim source material to feature length.
When siblings Becky and Cal hear the cries of a young boy lost within a field of tall grass, they... [More]
Adjusted Score: 39.672%
Critics Consensus: While Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser's chemistry remains charmingly in tact, Mad About You's relevance does not.
Paul and Jamie grapple with empty-nest syndrome now that their 17 year-old daughter, Mabel, is admitted to college.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 47.791%
Critics Consensus: The Laundromat misuses its incredible cast by taking a disappointingly blunt and unfocused approach to dramatizing the real-life events that inspired it.
When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin (Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) begins investigating a fake insurance... [More]
Adjusted Score: 45.181%
Critics Consensus: Though it's capable cast is clearly game, an over-reliance on gore and a grimly -- and at times comically -- convoluted narrative blurs See's boldvision.
An epic drama starring Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard, is set 600 years in the future after a virus has... [More]
Adjusted Score: 44.487%
Critics Consensus: Solid performances and a fast pace move Reprisal along, but its style over substance approach is all pulp, little juice.
A relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother and his... [More]
Adjusted Score: 47.394%
Critics Consensus: While Treadstone is as action-packed and frenetically paced as you'd expect from the Bourne universe, it lacks the narrative momentum and cohesion necessary to set it apart.
The origin story of the CIA black ops program that created Jason Bourne.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 48.257%
Critics Consensus: Intermittently effective if not wholly successful, Eli offers horror fans a handful of jump scares in search of a truly terrifying story.
ELI is the story of a young boy plagued with an unknown, debilitating illness that requires him to live completely... [More]
Adjusted Score: 51.86%
Critics Consensus: Riley Keough and Alicia Vikander give it their all, but Earthquake Bird suffers from a frustrating inability to bring its literary source material consistently to life.
A psychologically unsettling and atmospheric thriller set in 1989 Tokyo from director Wash Westmoreland (Colette, Still Alice), Earthquake Bird follows... [More]
Adjusted Score: 53.694%
Critics Consensus: An appealing aesthetic and promising ensemble can't quite liven up Nancy Drew, a broody and bland mystery that follows too closely in the footsteps of the shows it aspires to be.
A mystery drama about the fabled 18-year-old sleuth, whose college plans are delayed due to the death of her mother.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 53.394%
Critics Consensus: While Carol's Second Act earns high marks for bringing Patricia Heaton front and center, awkward plotting and lackluster jokes hold it back from living up to its star's high standards.
A woman embarks on a unique second act after raising her children, getting divorced and retiring from teaching: pursuing her... [More]
Adjusted Score: 53.809%
Critics Consensus: The always charming Anna Kendrick does her best, but Noelle's progressive take on a timeless tale is unfortunately subdued.
After Santa Claus decides to retire and his son gets cold feet on Christmas Eve, it falls to his daughter... [More]
Adjusted Score: 54.362%
Critics Consensus: Wounds isn't without its creepy-crawly charms, but they -- and the efforts of a talented cast -- get squished by a story that never quite gets completely under the skin.
Will (ARMIE HAMMER) is a bartender in New Orleans. He has a great job, great friends, and a girlfriend, Carrie... [More]
Adjusted Score: 54.208%
Critics Consensus: Groundbreaking, but unfortunately grating, Bob (Hearts) Abishola undermines its own progressive premise with underwhelming humor that relies too heavily on outdated stereotypes.
Bob, a middle-aged compression sock salesman falls in love with his cardiac nurse Abishola, a Nigerian immigrant, and tries to... [More]
Adjusted Score: 55.022%
Critics Consensus: A solid cast and some decent jokes set the table, but The Moodys's stale take on a curmudgeonly Christmas is too bah humbug in a bad way.
A tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional family of five gather in their hometown of Chicago for the "perfect" holiday.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 56.044%
Critics Consensus: Dollface has all of the right parts: a talented cast, a promising premise, and plenty of surreal intrigue -- if only its shallow vision of feminism didn't undermine them.
Kat Dennings stars as a young woman who, after being dumped by her longtime boyfriend, must deal with her own... [More]
Adjusted Score: 56.044%
Critics Consensus: Though it shows promise, Prodigal Son sidelines a spectacular Michael Sheen in favor of a more pedestrian procedural that often drifts too deeply into the grotesque.
The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers... [More]
Adjusted Score: 56.487%
Critics Consensus: While All Rise can't quite rise above the shows it aspires to be, it shows potential for future growth while providing a decent showcase for Simone Missick.
A courthouse drama following the judges, district attorneys and public defenders contending with a flawed justice system in L.A.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 64.176%
Critics Consensus: While The Politician can't uphold all of its tantalizing promises, it delivers just enough soapy satire in a sumptuous setting to keep Ryan Murphy fans invested -- though its unlikely to win him many new votes.
Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political... [More]
Adjusted Score: 60.563%
Critics Consensus: In the Shadow of the Moon isn't always successful at balancing its assorted elements, but its struggles may be diverting enough to warrant a stream.
In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas Lockhart (Boyd Holbrook), hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer who... [More]
Adjusted Score: 55.748%
Critics Consensus: As unique as Dolly herself, Heartstrings' many tales of heartache and love don't always play, but strong performances and a sense of tension should be enough for fans of music and melodramaalike.
Eight stories celebrating family, faith, forgiveness and more come to life in this series inspired by Dolly Parton's iconic country... [More]
Adjusted Score: 62.208%
Critics Consensus: Perfect Harmony's precarious premise doesn't always hit the right notes, but a charming cast and and a few clever jokes inspire hope that with a little more practice it could really sing.
A former Princeton music professor finds his destiny with an offbeat church choir in a small town. When Arthur Cochran... [More]
Adjusted Score: 62.307%
Critics Consensus: Led by an arresting Sam Worthington performance, Fractured is a reasonably diverting mystery with enough thrills to make up for a familiar story.
Driving home after a tense holiday weekend with his in-laws, Ray Monroe (Sam Worthington), a well-meaning but overwhelmed family man,... [More]
Adjusted Score: 71.734%
Critics Consensus: Though The Morning Show at times feels more like a vanity project than the hard-hitting drama it aspires to be, there is pleasure to be had in watching Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon give it their all.
An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique... [More]
Adjusted Score: 66.137%
Critics Consensus: Though it won't be for everyone, Transparent's singular musical finale grants its audience closure while giving its groundbreaking characters something they never expected: something resembling a happy ending.
The "Transparent" Musical Finale takes the beloved Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning series to new heights as a dazzling movie... [More]
Adjusted Score: 66.563%
Critics Consensus: Lady and the Tramp's cute dogs and likable cast work-well enough, but the live-action update lacks some of the magic that made the original 1955 film such a delight.
In Disney+'s "Lady and the Tramp," a timeless retelling of the 1955 animated classic, a pampered house dog and a... [More]
Adjusted Score: 67.951%
Critics Consensus: Respectful, if not exactly riveting, Craig Viveiros' reimagined The War of the Worlds's wandering narrative undermines its strong performances.
Adaptation of H. G. Wells classic sci-fi novel that sees Edwardian London invaded by Martians.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 69.624%
Critics Consensus: Though its sumptuous setting and design often outshines its storytelling, Catherine the Great remains a seductive, if scattershot, period drama thanks to the great Helen Mirren.
Set against the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of Russian empress Catherine the Great, who wielded supreme power throughout... [More]
Adjusted Score: 68.765%
Critics Consensus: While it often feels more like a dress rehearsal, Encore! has just enough charm to keep theater lovers in their seats -- though everyone else may duck out at intermission.
Cast members reunite to recreate their high school musical performances years later.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 69.208%
Critics Consensus: Guided by an excellent turn from Jessica Biel, Limetown sustains and impressively creeping atmosphere that makes up for its occasionally fuzzy plotting.
Based on the hit podcast of the same name produced by Two-Up ("36 Questions," "The Wilderness"), Limetown follows Lia Haddock,... [More]
Adjusted Score: 75.635%
Critics Consensus: While The King is sometimes less than the sum of its impressive parts, strong source material and gripping performances make this a period drama worth hailing.
Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and... [More]
Adjusted Score: 73.323%
Critics Consensus: Jack Ryan's second season is both more refined and more predictable, doubling down on its espionage set-pieces while toning down its titular character's moral complexities to create a more straight-forward spy show.
After tracking a potentially suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan heads to South... [More]
Adjusted Score: 73.973%
Critics Consensus: Daybreak's blend of soapy teen drama and post apocalyptic horror has some truly inspired moments, even if it feels like you've seen a few of them before.
High school isn't the end of the world... until it is. In this post-apocalyptic, genre-bending series, the city of Glendale,... [More]
Adjusted Score: 75.646%
Critics Consensus: Though it shoots for the moon and falls somewhere in orbit, For All Mankind's impressive vision of history has the potential for real liftoff if it leans into the things that set it apart instead of settling for more of the same.
'For All Mankind' presents an aspirational world where NASA astronauts, engineers and their families find themselves in the center of... [More]
Adjusted Score: 78.942%
Critics Consensus: Thrilling visuals and the substantial chemistry of its well-matched leads make The Aeronauts an adventure well worth taking.
In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance... [More]
Adjusted Score: 73.394%
Critics Consensus: As Disenchantments's pieces slowly fall into place it grows deeper in character and world building to become a more fully realized show -- if only those pieces would fall just a little bit faster.
In Disenchantment, viewers will be whisked away to the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where they will follow the misadventures... [More]
Adjusted Score: 79.482%
Critics Consensus: Audacious and aspirational, Dickinson's bold blend of period-drama and millennial milieu definitely won't be for all, but those looking to break free from the doldrums of their viewing life may find some kind of hope in its singular vision.
Dickinson takes viewers into the world of famed poet, Emily Dickinson, as she explores social issues while struggling to fit... [More]
Adjusted Score: 79.575%
Critics Consensus: Carried by its charming cast, Modern Love sweet and simple sensibilities are easy enough to enjoy, even if its quaint portrait of modern life in New York City doesn't always ring true.
An unlikely friendship. A lost love resurfaced. A marriage at its turning point. A date that might not have been... [More]
Adjusted Score: 77.323%
Critics Consensus: Thrilling, but a bit tired, Dublin Murders's grim subject matter is no doubt gripping, but for some it may feel a little like djvu.
"Dublin Murders" drops deep down into Ireland's past, foreshadows the present and brings insight to its future.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 78.809%
Critics Consensus: Though it needs more time to develop its own identity to truly soar, Batwoman's fun and stylish first season is a step in the right direction for representation and superhero shows alike.
With Gotham in despair after the mysterious disappearance of Batman, Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) returns home and becomes a dark... [More]
Adjusted Score: 78.815%
Critics Consensus: Between Two Ferns: The Movie shows the strain of stretching a series of web shorts to feature length, but should still satisfy fans of the source material.
Zach Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show "Between Two Ferns"... [More]
Adjusted Score: 78.672%
Critics Consensus: While fans of the man will find much to like in this quirky and upbeat -- if not terribly educational -- docuseries, those not already attuned to his particular sense of style may not appreciate The World According to Jeff Goldblum.
Through the prism of Jeff Goldblum's always inquisitive and highly entertaining mind, nothing is as it seems in this new... [More]
Adjusted Score: 79.509%
Critics Consensus: Though fans may find what they've been looking for in its nostalgic stylings, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series follows a little too closely in its predecessors steps to truly be the start of something new.
A group of high-school students stage a performance of ''High School Musical'' for their fall theater production, only to realize... [More]
Adjusted Score: 74.331%
Critics Consensus: Short and sweet, Forky Asks a Question is fun and funny enough to work for fans.
Forky, from Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 4," is a craft project created from trash, so he has important questions... [More]
Adjusted Score: 80.394%
Critics Consensus: While not quite as impressive as its legendary subject matter, An American Saga is a beautifully rendered and raw exploration of the Wu-Tang journey.
Wu-Tang: An American Saga is set in 1990s New York City during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic and... [More]
Adjusted Score: 80.858%
Critics Consensus: While it needs more time to establish its own comedic voice, mixed-ish and its appealing cast are off to a sweet and smart start.
Rainbow recounts her mixed-race family's experiences moving from a hippie commune to the suburbs in the 1980s.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 81.011%
Critics Consensus: The Amazing Johnathan Documentary sets out to survey a magician's final tour -- and ends up pulling off some wildly ambitious tricks of its own.
What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician -- "The Amazing Johnathan" -- becomes an... [More]
Adjusted Score: 87.083%
Critics Consensus: The daemon is in the details and while His Dark Materials visual splendor and exceptional performances deftly capture the essence of Philip Pullman's seminal novels, it could use a little more magic.
An adaptation of Philip Pullman's acclaimed trilogy "His Dark Materials," considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction. The first series... [More]
Adjusted Score: 84.63%
Critics Consensus: Led by typically outstanding work from Lupita Nyong'o, Little Monsters is a horror/rom-com hybrid that proves the zombie genre still has fresh brains to savor.
Little Monsters follows Dave (Alexander England), a washed-up musician who volunteers to chaperone his nephew's kindergarten class field trip after... [More]
Adjusted Score: 93.074%
Critics Consensus: Smart, timely, and brought to life by a terrific cast, Late Night is a workplace comedy with a lot of heart -- and just as many laughs.
Legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended... [More]
Adjusted Score: 81.487%
Critics Consensus: Though at times Generation Q doesn't quite stand on its own, it has style and charm to spare and announces a new phrase for The L Word that will please new and old fans alike.
The groundbreaking drama series, The L Word®, revolutionized a generation and this fall the highly anticipated sequel The L Word®:... [More]
Adjusted Score: 83.902%
Critics Consensus: As visually spectacular as ever, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's witty banter flies with comedic fury -- but shallow social commentary and wandering storylines highlight the show's increasingly superficial tendencies.
Midge and Susie discover that life on tour with Shy is glamorous but humbling, and they learn a lesson about... [More]
Adjusted Score: 86.69%
Critics Consensus: Strange, surreal, and surprising, Living With Yourself takes a minute to come together, but once it does it proves to be a clever rumination on identity driven by Paul Rudd's impressive dueling performances.
A man who's burned out on life and love undergoes a mysterious treatment, only to find that he's been replaced... [More]
Adjusted Score: 82.022%
Critics Consensus: With an exceptional cast and a big heart to boot, Bless the Harts's particular worldview won't be for everyone, but it fits quite nicely into Fox's Animation Domination line-up.
The Harts, a Southern family that is always broke and forever struggling to make ends meet, one day hope to... [More]
Adjusted Score: 83.602%
Critics Consensus: While its family drama and superhero aspirations don't quite come together, compelling performances and a sense of wonder keep Raising Dion afloat and suggest that with a little more guidance it could become something great.
Raising Dion follows the story of a woman named Nicole (Alisha Wainwright), who raises her son Dion (newcomer Ja'Siah Young)... [More]
Adjusted Score: 85.181%
Critics Consensus: Mrs. Fletcher is an empathetic and poignant -- if at times incomplete -- character study that proves the perfect showcase for the luminous Kathryn Hahn.
A dual coming-of-age story, exploring the impact of internet porn and social media on the lives of Eve Fletcher, an... [More]
Adjusted Score: 83.913%
Critics Consensus: Jenna Coleman tackles a difficult role with compassion and poise, but no matter how insightful it can be, there's no denying The Cry is grim viewing.
Parents to a new-born son find themselves at the center of an unthinkable tragedy. As they face the glare of... [More]
Adjusted Score: -0.093%
A horror event series from prolific, award-winning producer, Jason Blum's independent TV studio. The series includes 12 super-sized episodes, with... [More]
Adjusted Score: 85.345%
Critics Consensus: Though a bit uneven, Criminal's claustrophobic stylings and constantly twisting narratives pair nicely with its visual experiments, creating a crime drama that's equal parts creepy and captivating.
Within the walls of an interrogation room and with time running out, London investigators go after three suspects, each accused... [More]
Adjusted Score: 84.765%
Critics Consensus: Though Titans's sophomore season suffers from a slight slump at the start, it quickly resets itself, building on the momentum from its first season while laying fascinating framework for where the show could go.
A new group of superheroes emerge from the DC Universe.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 85.323%
Critics Consensus: While Peaky Blinders's fifth season suffers somewhat from superficial characterization, it remains one of TVs most visually thrilling endeavors.
Series 5 of the crime family saga finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity... [More]
Adjusted Score: 87.181%
Critics Consensus: Though Servant's slithering mystery often wanders into dark, crowded corners, its claustrophobic atmosphere and powerful performances build enough tension to keep viewers hooked.
Following a tragedy that has caused a rift in their marriage, The Parkers hire a nanny, who soon finds that... [More]
Adjusted Score: 86.312%
Critics Consensus: While subsequent documentaries on the subject might be more comprehensive, Untouchable offers a gut-wrenching look at horrific abuses of power.
The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquires and protects his... [More]
Adjusted Score: 86.951%
Critics Consensus: Poldark's final season gives fans exactly what they want: emotionally involving period drama fueled by exceptional chemistry with just the right amount of ridiculousness.
Series 5 of the historical drama series based on the book series of the same name.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 88.995%
Critics Consensus: Though at times stodgy, The Spy's exploration of a real-life hero remains engaging thanks to a moving performance from Sacha Baron Cohen.
In the 1960s, Israeli clerk-turned-secret agent Eli Cohen goes deep undercover inside Syria on a perilous, years-long mission to spy... [More]
Adjusted Score: 64.668%
Critics Consensus: A near-perfect blend of slasher tropes and American Horror Story's trademark twists, 1984 is a bloody good time.
In the summer of 1984, five friends escape Los Angeles to work as counselors at Camp Redwood; as they adjust... [More]
Adjusted Score: 88.787%
Critics Consensus: An expansive -- if not always deep -- history of the genre as seen through Ken Burns' expert eye, Country Music works as both a crash course for new listeners and a refresher for old-timers.
Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues... [More]
Adjusted Score: 89.323%
Critics Consensus: Warm and funny, The Unicorn finds humor in unexpected places and shows off a whole new side of the talented Walton Goggins.
A widower and single father finds out that he is considered a "unicorn" when he begins dating again a year... [More]
Adjusted Score: 89.416%
Critics Consensus: A strong voice cast and an even stronger grasp of what makes its titular antiheroine so beloved make Harley Quinn a violently delightful -- and surprisingly insightful -- addition to the DC animated universe.
Follows Harley's adventures after she breaks up with the Joker and strikes out on her own. With the help of... [More]
Adjusted Score: 90.066%
Critics Consensus: Driven by an unsettlingly compelling Lizzy Caplan, Castle Rock's second chapter opens the borders of its titular town without losing any of its creeping atmosphere.
In season two of Castle Rock, a feud between warring clans comes to a boil when budding psychopath Annie Wilkes,... [More]
Adjusted Score: 94.339%
Critics Consensus: Led by outstanding performances from its well-matched leads, The Two Popes draws absorbing drama from a pivotal moment in modern organized religion.
Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict... [More]
Adjusted Score: 89.514%
Critics Consensus: Claustrophobic and compelling, Cheat's well-matched leading ladies energize a suspenseful script to create a compulsively watchable game of cat and mouse.
The series opens with two women in a prison visiting room - Leah and Rose, seemingly blaming each other for... [More]
Adjusted Score: 96.796%
Critics Consensus: Brittany Runs a Marathon is an earnest and hilarious dramedy that finally gives Jillian Bell a role worthy of her gifts.
Brittany Forgler is a hilarious, friendly, hot mess of a New Yorker who always knows how to have a good... [More]
Adjusted Score: 83.622%
Martin Freeman plays the role of Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher in the story that details how Fulcher breached police procedure... [More]
Adjusted Score: 90.056%
Critics Consensus: Informative, compassionate, and beautifully filmed, The Elephant Queen should satisfy nature documentary lovers of all ages.
The Elephant Queen is Athena, a majestic elephant matriarch, who leads her family across an unforgiving, yet cinematic natural landscape... [More]
Adjusted Score: 92.624%
Critics Consensus: Smartly-written and effectively unsettling, Evil works best when it dares to delve into the depths of the uncomfortable questions it poses.
A psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses... [More]
Adjusted Score: 91.022%
Critics Consensus: A heartwarming and powerful glimpse into the lives of some real life heroes, Marvel's Hero Project finds inspiration in a new generation of innovators.
The series, produced by Marvel New Media in partnership with MaggieVision Productions, reveals the remarkable, positive change several young heroes... [More]
Adjusted Score: 91.022%
Critics Consensus: Compelling, but challenging, The Devil Next Door can be uncomfortable viewing, but essential interviews and an empathetic eye come together to shed light on an important story.
A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous Nazi death camp guard known as... [More]
Adjusted Score: 93.159%
Critics Consensus: What The End of the F***ing World's second season lacks in urgency it makes up for in character development, diving deep into the darkest creases of the leading pair's memories to emerge a darkly funny meditation on love and trauma.
Two years later, Alyssa dives headfirst into a new life -- just as a woman with a grudge sets out... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98.92%
Critics Consensus: Olivia Colman shines, but as The Crown marches on in reliably luxurious fashion through time it finds space for the characters around her, providing ample opportunity for the appealing ensemble to gleam, too.
A decades-spanning historical drama chronicles the tale of Queen Elizabeth II and how she and her prime ministers impacted postwar... [More]
Adjusted Score: 95.931%
Critics Consensus: Entertaining if not essential, El Camino adds a satisfying belated coda to the Breaking Bad story -- led by a career-best performance from Aaron Paul.
The Netflix Television Event EL CAMINO: A BREAKING BAD MOVIE reunites fans with Jesse Pinkman (Emmy-winner Aaron Paul). In the... [More]
Adjusted Score: 92.115%
Critics Consensus: From its iconic hosts to the caliber of its competitors, Rhythm+ Flow is full of personality and -- most importantly -- talent, helping it standout in the crowded world of musical competitions.
Judges Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. search for the next breakout hip-hop star in this music competition series.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 94.345%
Critics Consensus: Bittersweet and beautifully performed, Looking For Alaska is the rare adaptation that deviates from its source material only to find something even better.
Looking For Alaska is an 8-episode limited series based on the John Green novel of the same name. It centers... [More]
Adjusted Score: 94.345%
Critics Consensus: Simple, but strong, Stumptown moves at a brisk pace and packs a serious punch thanks in large part to Cobie Smulders' star making performance.
The adventures of an Army veteran-turned-private investigator in Portland, Ore.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 93.614%
Critics Consensus: Beautiful hand-drawn animation and a humorous, heartwarming narrative make Klaus an instant candidate for holiday classic status.
When Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) distinguishes himself as the postal academy's worst student, he is stationed on a frozen island above... [More]
Adjusted Score: 77.769%
Critics Consensus: Action-packed and expertly-crafted -- if at times a bit too withholding -- The Mandalorian is a welcome addition to the Star Wars universe that benefits greatly from the cuteness of its cargo.
After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. "The Mandalorian" is... [More]
Adjusted Score: 93.394%
Critics Consensus: Smart and scary with the most unsettling pair of eyes since Nicolas Cage in Vampire's Kiss, Marianne is pure nightmare fuel.
Lured back to her hometown, a famous horror writer discovers that the evil spirit who plagues her dreams is now... [More]
Adjusted Score: 94.58%
Critics Consensus: Though the strangeness of reality threatens to one-up it, Silicon Valley's final season is funny, fearless, and still playing by its own rules to the very end.
A series on the evolution of the Northern California high-tech mecca.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 96.066%
Critics Consensus: Led by an outstanding Allison Tolman, Emergence avoids becoming just another mystery-box mess with strongly-written characters that will keep viewers caring no matter the resolution.
A character-driven genre thriller that centers around a police chief who takes in a young child that she finds near... [More]
Adjusted Score: 96.044%
Critics Consensus: As sharply dressed as it is smartly written, Godfather of Harlem walks familiar blocks to its own beat and makes a strong first impression.
Godfather of Harlem recounts the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Academy Award®-winner Forest Whitaker), who in the... [More]
Adjusted Score: 96.765%
Critics Consensus: Mr. Robot returns with a thrilling final season that is sure to surprise and satisfy its audience.
Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson, a young computer programmer with an anxiety disorder, who is recruited by Mr Robot and... [More]
Adjusted Score: 96.307%
Critics Consensus: While it may raise more questions than it ultimately answers, Tell Me Who I Am unravels a real-life horror story to devastating effect.
When 18-year-old Alex Lewis wakes up from a coma after surviving a motorcycle accident, the world is not one he... [More]
Adjusted Score: 97.602%
Critics Consensus: Delightfully eerie, Creepshow captures the spirit of the original while forging its own spooky path.
The anthology series, based on the iconic 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero, features... [More]
Adjusted Score: 97.714%
Critics Consensus: Beautifully animated and utterly unique, I Lost My Body takes audiences on a singularly strange journey whose unexpected contours lead to a wholly satisfying destination.
In a Parisian laboratory, a severed hand escapes its unhappy fate and sets out to reconnect with its body in... [More]
Adjusted Score: 109.828%
Critics Consensus: Observing a splintering union with compassion and expansive grace, the powerfully acted Marriage Story ranks among writer-director Noah Baumbach's best works.
A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98.973%
Critics Consensus: Bittersweet and brilliant to the very end, BoJack Horseman's final season manages to keep surprising viewers with its empathy and depth, solidifying its place as one of TV's greatest offerings.
BoJack inches his way toward redemption as a stint in rehab forces him to confront his mistakes and start making... [More]
Adjusted Score: 103.154%
Critics Consensus: Heartbreaking and powerful, Unbelievable transcends familiar true-crime beats by shifting its gaze to survivors of abuse, telling their stories with grace and gravity.
After a teen reports being raped, then recants her story, two female detectives follow evidence that could reveal the truth.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 104.455%
Critics Consensus: Bold and bristling, Watchmen isn't always easy viewing, but by adding new layers of cultural context and a host of complex characters it expertly builds on its source material to create an impressive identity of its own.
Damon Lindelof (The Leftovers, Lost) creates a modern-day re-imagining of Alan Moore's groundbreaking graphic novel about masked vigilantes.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 105.701%
Critics Consensus: In dramatizing Rudy Ray Moore's stranger-than-fiction story, Eddie Murphy makes Dolemite Is My Name just as bold, brash, and ultimately hard to resist as its subject.
Stung by a string of showbiz failures, floundering comedian Rudy Ray Moore (Academy Award nominee Eddie Murphy) has an epiphany... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101.272%
Critics Consensus: As illuminating as it is accessible, One Child Nation probes a painful chapter in Chinese history with piercing clarity.
China's One Child Policy, the extreme population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one... [More]
Adjusted Score: 74.331%
Critics Consensus: Critics love its animation, the way it plays with expectations. With goofy jokes and surprising wham, you may just love Green Eggs and Ham.
On a road trip to save an endangered animal, polar opposites Guy and Sam learn to try new things like... [More]
Adjusted Score: 92.913%
Critics Consensus: As beautifully animated and well-written as ever, but with added stakes and even more fleshed-out characters, She-Ra just keeps getting better.
Catra vows to conquer Etheria before Horde Prime arrives, Glimmer struggles with a new role, and Adora and the princesses... [More]
Adjusted Score: 92.913%
Critics Consensus: The delightful Lily Singh breathes fresh air into the world of late-night comedy with an energetic new show that's willing to play with the format in ways that will keep viewers looking forward to staying up A Little Late.
A late-night talk show that features in-studio interviews as well as pre-taped comedy sketches.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100.022%
Critics Consensus: An unsettling journey into yet another case of justice gone awry, The Confession Killer is a tense and disturbing entry into the Netflix's growing catalogue of true crime documentaries.
Henry Lee Lucas rose to infamy when he confessed to hundreds of unsolved murders. This docuseries examines the truth --... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100.301%
Critics Consensus: As radically hilarious as it is relatably uncomfortable, Work in Progress is a stunning debut from creator and star Abby McEnany.
Abby is a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100.301%
Critics Consensus: Smart and thrilling as ever, The Expanse's fourth season doesn't miss a beat, successfully navigating network changes without losing any of its rich character work or narrative complexities.
Season 4 of The Expanse, its first as a global Amazon Original, begins a new chapter for the series, with... [More]
Adjusted Score: 90.475%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
The HBO documentary THE APOLLO, helmed by Oscar- and Emmy-winning director Roger Ross Williams, chronicles the unique history and contemporary... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100.672%
Critics Consensus: Epic in every sense, Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal is a stunning feat of visual storytelling.
A tale of a caveman at the dawn of evolution as he forms an unlikely friendship with an almost extinct... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101.137%
Critics Consensus: A wild philosophical ride to the very end, The Good Place brings it home with a forking good final season.
Follows Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell, "House of Lies," "Veronica Mars"), an ordinary woman who enters the afterlife, and thanks to... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101.23%
Critics Consensus: Like the characters at its center, Big Mouth's third season continues to grow, taking on complicated new issues with the same gross-but-utterly-empathetic eye that made it so lovable in the first place.
The adventures of two teenage boys are spotlighted.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101.323%
Critics Consensus: Driven by the marvelous Daisy Haggard, Back to Life questions what it means to be a person with humor, heart, and a genuine sense of surprise.
Meet Miri Matteson, she's just arrived back in her home town - a place she no longer recognises - in... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101.694%
Critics Consensus: Rick and Morty's fourth season is both an exciting progression and a delightful return to form that proves more than worth the two-year wait.
Mad scientist Rick Sanchez moves in with his daughter's family after disappearing for 20 years and involves them in his... [More]
Adjusted Score: 103.274%
Critics Consensus: A kaleidoscopic existential crisis, Undone bends the rules of space, time, and rotoscoping to weave a beautifully surreal tapestry that is at once fantastical and utterly relatable.
From acclaimed creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg (BoJack Horseman) comes Undone, a groundbreaking and genre bending animated series about... [More]
* Because FX does not provide critics with American Horror Story: 1984 screeners ahead of airing, the show’s current “season” score of 94% is arrived at based on episodic scores and does not show up in this view at this time.
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