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The Good Fight: Season 1

100%

Critic Consensus: An auspicious beginning for CBS All Access, The Good Fight solidly follows its predecessor while allowing for new storytelling styles, a wider narrative scope, and a chance for its lead to explore new territory with a relatable human struggle.

American Crime: Season 3

100%

Critic Consensus: American Crime offers a unique anthology series filled with surprising revelations and compelling inter-connected narratives that opt for original, emotional human commentary instead of tired arguments over current events.

The Missing: Season 2

100%

Critic Consensus: The Missing's astute narrative and intense perplexity allow for more thrills and exciting guesswork in season 2.

Speechless: Season 1

98%

Critic Consensus: Speechless speaks to a sensitive topic with a heartfelt lead performance and a fine balance of sensitivity and irreverence.

The Americans: Season 5

96%

Critic Consensus: In its penultimate season, The Americans brings long-simmering storylines to a boil while heightening the spy-thriller stakes and deepening the domestic drama -- all brought vividly to life by superb performances from its veteran cast.

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 1

94%

Critic Consensus: Enjoyably dark, A Series of Unfortunate Events matches the source material's narrative as well as its tone, leaving viewers with a wonderfully weird, dry, gothic comedy.

Harlots: Season 1

97%

Critic Consensus: Harlots uses its titillating subject matter to draw the viewer into a deeper drama about the intersection of survival, business, and family.

Crashing: Season 1

93%

Critic Consensus: The refreshingly goofy Crashing embraces a measured positivity and an overall sweetness that sets it apart from its more sardonic contemporaries.

Big Little Lies: Miniseries

92%

Critic Consensus: Bitingly funny and highly addictive, Big Little Lies is a twisty, thrilling, enlightening ride led by a first-rate cast.

Making History: Season 1

92%

Critic Consensus: A high concept gone silly, Making History makes the grade with contemporary humor for historical themes and a funny, cartoonish execution of a serialized plot.

Girls: Season 6

92%

Critic Consensus: In its final season, Girls remains uncompromising, intelligent, character driven, compassionate -- and at times consciously aggravating.

Legion: Season 1

90%

Critic Consensus: Bold, intelligent, and visually arresting, Legion is a masterfully surreal and brilliantly daring departure from traditional superhero conceits.

This Is Us: Season 1

90%

Critic Consensus: Featuring full-tilt heartstring-tugging family drama, This Is Us will provide a suitable surrogate for those who have felt a void in their lives since Parenthood went off the air.

13 Reasons Why: Season 1

86%

Critic Consensus: 13 Reasons Why complements its bestselling source material with a gripping look at adolescent grief whose narrative maturity belies its YA milieu.

Feud: Bette and Joan

89%

Critic Consensus: While campily and sweetly indulgent, Feud: Bette and Joan provides poignant understanding of humanity, sorrow, and pain while breezily feeding inquisitive gossip-starved minds.

Riverdale: Season 1

89%

Critic Consensus: Riverdale offers an amusingly self-aware reimagining of its classic source material that proves eerie, odd, daring, and above all addictive.

Designated Survivor: Season 1

85%

Critic Consensus: Kiefer Sutherland skillfully delivers the drama in Designated Survivor, a fast-paced, quickly engrossing escapist political action fantasy.

Trial & Error: Season 1

85%

Critic Consensus: Trial & Error hilariously parodies the true-crime genre with consistent laughs, irreverently funny "stupid humor," and animated characters who populate the show's dependably entertaining narratives.

Patriot: Season 1

83%

Critic Consensus: Patriot is dark, quirky, and often funny -- and although its risks don't always pay off, the series is still savvy and inspired enough to watch.

Shots Fired: Season 1

84%

Critic Consensus: Shots Fired tackles tough topics commendably -- and remains consistently compelling despite an occasionally meandering plot.

Victoria: Season 1

82%

Critic Consensus: Strong performances by Jenna Coleman and Rufus Sewell hint at Downton-esque potential for Victoria, but the narrative falls just shy of that soapy mark.

Homeland: Season 6

76%

Critic Consensus: Homeland delivers introspective comfort food with a satisfyingly strong leading female character and storylines that continue to surprise.

The Young Pope: Miniseries

77%

Critic Consensus: The Young Pope's original premise and stylish blend of over-the-top melodrama with profane comedy helps overcome an occasionally muddled plot.

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