Scream: Season 1 (2015)

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Lacking truly compelling characters or scenarios, Scream is forced to trade too heavily on nostalgia for its big-screen predecessors in the franchise.

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Critic Ratings: 42

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User Ratings: 570

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Air date: Jun 30, 2015

In the premiere, the murder of a high-school student in the small town of Lakewood conjures memories of a similar murder that occurred 20 years earlier in the community.

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Air date: Jul 7, 2015

The death of another teen raises questions; and leads to a rift between Emma and Audrey. In other events, a podcaster arrives in town to report on the past and present murders.

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Air date: Jul 14, 2015

Emma discovers that her mom is keeping additional secrets; and the killer challenges her to a dangerous game.

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Air date: Jul 21, 2015

A mysterious message sends Emma and Audrey in search of answers.

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Air date: Jul 28, 2015

Emma learns a heartbreaking secret after a scandalous video leak.

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Air date: Aug 4, 2015

The new prime suspect is someone close to Emma.

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Air date: Aug 11, 2015

Emma races to save a friend from the killer's dangerous game of hide-and-seek.

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Air date: Aug 18, 2015

Emma is shaken by another death; and uncovers a secret from the past.

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Air date: Aug 25, 2015

Emma, who doubts that the actual killer has been captured, teams with Piper to find answers at the Halloween dance.

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Air date: Sep 1, 2015

In the Season 1 finale, Emma tries to save a loved one and also learns the identity of the killer.

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Slasher-horror series based on the popular film franchise. Season 1 sees the murder of an entitled teen spark a spree of murders by the Ghost Face killer. Emma (Willa Fitzgerald) is the prime target of the killer, who terrorises her and her friends, loner Audrey (Bex Taylor-Klaus) and nerdy Noah (John Karna). The gang must piece together the clues to uncover the killer, and delve into the town's dark history.

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Critic Reviews for Scream Season 1

All Critics (42) | Top Critics (19)

Partly due to formal inefficiency, partly due to an uneven focus, very little of the first episode of Scream works.

Aug 23, 2019 | Full Review…
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This show does what it is designed to do. It gives you cheap thrills, introduces some very attractive characters, and makes you wonder who exactly is killing all of these nice (read: really, really mean) teenagers

Aug 22, 2019 | Full Review…

Luxe environments mixed with bitchy teen entitlement and karmic vengeance drive Scream beyond its slasher-exploitation film genesis to a stylish metaphor about a new generation's excesses and mean-girl cruelty.

Jun 30, 2015 | Full Review…
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An incredibly MTV-in-2015 way to unravel a mystery: ridiculous, meme-obsessed, self-mocking, and fun if you don't think about it too much. Which basically sums up the first season of the network's Scream.

Sep 2, 2015 | Full Review…

MTV's television series based on the popular franchise has the same exact archly self-aware tone, but the novelty is long gone, and what we're left with is pointless homage.

Jul 6, 2015 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Right from the first scene there's a unique energy to the piece. It doesn't feel like a knock-off or a cheap tie-in. It's a horror movie in weekly series form.

Jun 30, 2015 | Full Review…

Scream's ensemble are endearing in their own little world, but if you're watching episodes in between better shows, it's easy for them to fall flat.

Oct 3, 2019 | Full Review…

If the blend of CW or ABC Family teen nonsense and slasher appeals to you, then much of Scream the TV Series is itself good fun.

Aug 23, 2019 | Full Review…

There was a lot to like about this premiere. It set up the storylines really well for the season, but at the same time it left a lot to be desired.

Aug 22, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5.0 | Full Review…

Trust me, no-one was more surprised than me find that I didn't just enjoy the new Scream, I actually think it's one of the best, most clever reboots I've ever seen.

Aug 22, 2019 | Full Review…

What I know for sure is that the old, iconic Scream mask is gone, but the new one in place will give you chills.

Aug 22, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Scream: The TV Series is exactly what a reboot should be.

Aug 22, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Scream: Season 1

  • May 26, 2020
    Amazing season. The plot was super good, the acting was average but good, the characters were good, and I like how each characters resembles one from the original movie. Great show. 85%
  • May 21, 2020
    It's alright. Follows the Scream formula to a T, so practically a parody of a parody, in series format. Some nice plot, if rather predictable, a few nice kills, nothing to much, not really enough, but not so little as to totally turn me away. Pretty much crime drama, just like the movies also kinda felt. It works anyway. The characters aren't wholely displeasing, but none of them really make me wanna scream, "NOOOOOOO! Not her!!!!" either. The title girl, however, is not really the epitome of this example, rather she's the exact opposite: she's the only one I really can't stand, a terrible two-faced hypocrite, liar, and thinks it's all about her, all the time, and crucifies anybody else that actually dares do just as bad, "or worse". The good girl she ain't, and yet, I couldn't help but imagine it getting better.
  • Apr 05, 2020
    great series that i lover to the start to the end
  • Dec 18, 2019
    Si bien fue un poco predecible, la serie sigue siendo muy buena.
  • Oct 11, 2019
    Waste of time, I am not a big crime thriller fan but even I knew who was the killer since episode 2, so obvious.
  • Sep 15, 2019
    Love seasons 1 and 2! You'll quickly get hooked and you'll be guessing until the end. Season 3 is trash.
  • Sep 10, 2019
    Does this stand up as a TV series? My thoughts are yes. I was pleasantly surprised with what the show had to offer and didn't end up being a 100% replica of the movie series. It walked a fine line of being similar but different and I think that's what people were hoping for. I'll just say I ended up calling a few things but they didn't come to fruition until Season 2. It's a fun show that I'd almost recommend watching with someone else so you can play detective and spit theories back and forth. For the few bad qualities this show has, the good outweighs them. For a more detailed breakdown of this season and more, visit TheCynicist.com
  • Aug 20, 2019
    Damm this season so good!
  • Aug 03, 2019
    Started watching, expected something thrilling but couldn't listen to the poor writing anymore. The killer moves and kills as if he would have super powers. It was suposed to be scary but in the end it was just bad.
  • May 29, 2019
    I loved everything about this entire series

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