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.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
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.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
Comedian Byron Allen was born in Detroit, MI, in 1961. After growing up in California, he began perfecting his stand-up act in the Los Angeles area, garnering a significant following. By 1979, the 18 year old landed a gig as a host on the NBC series Real People, and he quickly became a popular on-air personality. He would consistently appear on talk shows over the coming years, while he continued to be a hit in the realm of stand-up comedy. Allen also stepped behind the camera on several occasions, producing and executive producing a number of projects, including the popular stand-up series Comics Unleashed.