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Colony: Season 1 (2016)




Critic Consensus: Colony offers an engaging enough narrative, a few scares, and an overall good time, even if none of it is particularly original.


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In a nearby future, the Bowman family are struggling to survive and stay united in a Los Angeles that has been occupied by mysterious forces. However, the middle child of the Bowman clan gets separated from them. Now, his parents, Will (Josh Holloway) and Katie (Sarah Wayne Callies), will do anything to get him back. That's when Snyder (Peter Jacobson) offers Will a chance to find his son, provided he works for the occupying government. To stay together, the Bowman household must face tough decisions and risk their lives in an L.A. that has been changed forever.


Josh Holloway
as Will Bowman
Sarah Wayne Callies
as Katie Bowman
Peter Jacobson
as Alan Snyder
Tory Kittles
as Broussard
Isabella Crovetti-Cramp
as Gracie Sullivan
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Critic Reviews for Colony: Season 1

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (12)

For now, it's enough to secure a first season investment.

June 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Too bad USA's mesmerizing brainteaser Mr. Robot got our expectations up.

January 14, 2016 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Top Critic

The premise is nothing new under the sun, which still exists. But it's decently executed with enough periodic action and revelations to perhaps lure a decent-sized fan base.

January 14, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

The acting takes a back seat to the engaging plot.

January 13, 2016 | Full Review…

Well, shut our mouths. That was a highly entertaining hour of television that introduced a world, its main characters, and the basic storylines going forward while never overwhelming the audience...

June 21, 2018 | Full Review…

From executive producers Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Ryan Condal, the series plays on the tension between protecting your family and rising up against oppressive invaders and what happens when husband and wife find themselves on different sides of that line.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Colony: Season 1


One of the best new TV shows this year, Colony is a satisfying ride that will keep you at the edge of your seat.


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