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.
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Veteran judges Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban returned along with the musically savvy Harry Connick Jr. Together these three music icons brought a fresh, fun and professional new vibe to the smash reality hit.
[Keith] Urban tells one teenager, "The singing for me needs more work, but it's not just a singing show." If not, then what is [American] Idol? Thirteen seasons in, the show is still trying to figure that out.
In a sign that is very, very, very promising for The House That Kelly Clarkson Built, [ Producer Per] Blankens is instead placing his bets on lots and lots of genuinely talented kids with dreams of music superstardom.
Randy Jackson wasn't a judge this year and bailed on the show entirely soon thereafter, so your expert panel was J.Lo, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr., who did not exactly exude Three Amigos! levels of chemistry.