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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Air date: Jan 14, 2016
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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.

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Critic Reviews for Colony Season 1

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (13)

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

Jun 13, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

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

Jan 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.

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

The acting takes a back seat to the engaging plot.

Jan 13, 2016 | Full Review…

It makes for engaging TV that gives its audience a lot more credit than many, more highbrow shows do these days.

Mar 11, 2019 | 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...

Jun 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…

All the pieces are there for Colony to become an exploration of imperialism and what happens when America becomes the object of its own decades-long foreign policy, but Cuse and Condal give zero hints of ever moving them into place.

Aug 10, 2017 | Full Review…

This is the day after tomorrow, with the pop culture of our present and past still lingering in the background and armed drones patrolling the streets like big brother with a hair trigger.

Dec 15, 2016 | Full Review…

Colony is less interested in the sci-fi than the human elements, playing a fairly decent cat-and-mouse game of who do you trust?

Jul 12, 2016 | 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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