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.
First radio job was for WJAR, an NBC affiliate in Providence, R.I., in 1938. Began working for NBC Studios in New York in 1944. Broke into an episode of Bachelor Father on NBC in 1963 to announce President Kennedy had been shot. Was the original announcer for both The Prince is Right and Jeopardy! Was the announcer for every season of Saturday Night Live from the beginning until season 39 (except season 7, the only one without Lorne Michaels as the producer). Retired in 2004, but continued to work for SNL, either flying into New York or recording the intro from his home in Arizona. Inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame in 2010.