The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
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Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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This week in TV news, it's all about the Emmys as HBO breaks their record and the clones of Orphan Black get their due. Plus, Christina Hendricks heads to Sundance TV and Michael Ironside joins The Flash!
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Every May, the networks host their upfront presentations in New York City, revealing trailers for new shows, changes to the schedules, and bad news for the shows that won't be coming back in the fall. We've been following the updates out of New York and have a round-up of the biggest developments to come out of upftonts week.
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