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Atlanta: Season 1

100%

Critic Consensus: Ambitious and refreshing, Atlanta offers a unique vehicle for star and series creator Donald Glover's eccentric brand of humor -- as well as a number of timely, trenchant observations.

Better Things: Season 1

94%

Critic Consensus: Pamela Adlon's Better Things abstains from traditional sitcom sendups and forges a path all its own - in this bawdy, often hilarious and bittersweet ode to the daily highs and lows of being a single mother.

Black Mirror: Season 3

93%

Critic Consensus: Black Mirror answers the call for a larger season with a double batch of solid episodes that prove Charlie Brooker remains a masterful dystopian storyteller.

Chance: Season 1

78%

Critic Consensus: Chance is an entertaining and profoundly dark thriller primarily kept afloat by Hugh Laurie's outstanding performance.

The Crown: Season 1

90%

Critic Consensus: Powerful performances and lavish cinematography make The Crown a top-notch production worthy of its grand subject.

The Exorcist: Season 1

78%

Critic Consensus: The Exorcist doesn't come close to its classic source material, but still boasts a tense narrative that manages some legitimate scares and credible special effects.

Fleabag: Season 1

100%

Critic Consensus: Clever and viciously funny, Fleabag is a touching, wildly inventive comedy about a complicated young woman navigating the aftermath of trauma.

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee: Season 1

100%

Critic Consensus: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee adds a female perspective to late-night TV - and one that's fresh and funny enough to deserve more than just one show a week.

Good Behavior: Season 1

79%

Critic Consensus: Emotional manipulation aside, Good Behavior is a legitimately suspenseful and sexy drama.

The Good Place: Season 1

90%

Critic Consensus: Kristen Bell and Ted Danson knock it out of the park with supremely entertaining, charming performances in this absurd, clever and whimsical portrayal of the afterlife.

Narcos: Season 2

90%

Critic Consensus: Narcos' sophomore season manages to elevate the stakes to a gut-wrenching degree in what continues to be a magnificent account of Pablo Escobar's life.

No Tomorrow: Season 1

89%

Critic Consensus: No Tomorrow is a gentle, easy to digest rom-com that serves up a strong supporting cast, charming lead performances, and a hefty dose of fun.

One Mississippi: Season 1

93%

Critic Consensus: One Mississippi proves an honest vehicle for its moving dramatic narrative, observational comedy, and the genuine acting skills of its lead, Tig Notaro.

People of Earth: Season 1

92%

Critic Consensus: People of Earth skillfully grounds its high-concept premise with a strong story, quirky humor, and sweetly relatable humanity.

Pitch: Season 1

93%

Critic Consensus: A terrific lead performance and well-constructed setup and timely themes make Pitch a home run.

Queen Sugar: Season 1

92%

Critic Consensus: With an authenticity of culture and place and strong performances throughout, Queen Sugar rises above melodrama in this alluring, unhurried and powerful portrait of a fractious black American family.

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.

This Is Us: Season 1

91%

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.

Timeless: Season 1

84%

Critic Consensus: Sometimes goofy but consistently entertaining, Timeless is a fun throwback action series with a kooky premise that's worth a watch.

Transparent: Season 3

100%

Critic Consensus: Uniquely its own, and compelling and poignant as ever, Transparent continues to transcend the parameters of comedic and dramatic television with sustained excellence in its empathic portrayal of the Pfefferman family.

You're the Worst: Season 3

100%

Critic Consensus: You're the Worst continues to chart serious territory with intelligence, heart, and noxious wit in its third season, even as the anti-rom-com's damaged narcissist protagonists slowly start to get over themselves.

Westworld: Season 1

89%

Critic Consensus: With an impressive level of quality that honors its source material, the brilliantly addictive Westworld balances intelligent, enthralling drama against outright insanity.

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