The Village: Season 1 (2019)

Season 1
The Village

Critics Consensus

The Village commendably attempts to affirm the bonds between neighbors in an urban community, but the series' overeagerness to wring tears from viewers will most likely only prompt them to roll their eyes.



Critic Ratings: 13


Audience Score

User Ratings: 10
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Air date: Mar 19, 2019
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Moran Atias
as Ava Behzadi
Michaela McManus
as Sarah Coleman
Frankie Faison
as Ron Davis
Jerod Haynes
as Ben Jones
Grace Van Dien
as Katie Coleman
Warren Christie
as Nick Porter
Daren Kagasoff
as Gabe Napolitano
Lorraine Toussaint
as Patricia Davis
Dominic Chianese
as Enzo Napolitano
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Critic Reviews for The Village Season 1

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (8)

It's a low-key sort of fantasy, the idea of one-time strangers becoming a found family in an urban jungle. But fantasy stories have a way of feeding the soul.

Mar 20, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Treacly, by-the-numbers prime-time tear-jerker that even Brooklyn and a good cast can't elevate. And viewers won't mind in the least.

Mar 14, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The Village has no interest in being a decent series; its only interest is in using emotional manipulation to gaslight its viewers into believing that The Village is trying to say something profound about the human condition. It is not.

Mar 29, 2019 | Full Review…

Melodramatic, predictable series has mature themes.

Mar 27, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

It will have to take a little bit more than attempting to induce tears to be as impactful as the series that it is getting compared to.

Mar 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Blatantly manipulative, "The Village" rarely earns the emotional responses it so assiduously attempts to wring out of viewers.

Mar 14, 2019 | Full Review…

"The Village" represents another step in a brand built around community, connectedness and eyes brimming with tears.

Mar 20, 2019 | Full Review…

The series is so artificially dolorous that it wouldn't surprise me to learn that The Village is actually an alien space vessel powered exclusively by the rending of hearts and jerking of tears.

Mar 19, 2019 | Full Review…

The writers of "Village" make the mistake of confusing emotion with quality. It's not enough just to feel; you have to do something with those feelings, too.

Mar 19, 2019 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The Village feels like it's trying too hard -- as if the show was developed specifically to try replicating the warm fuzzies that its lead-in, "This is Us," regularly delivers.

Mar 18, 2019 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for The Village: Season 1

  • May 28, 2019
    A great new family show. This show details it takes a village. Not everyone has blood family, but a choice family and this show truly shows how wonderful a choice family can be. Especially for people that have toxic families. It gives you hope. Worth watching.
  • May 26, 2019
    Intriguing and totally hooked- love the feeling of awareness and how it plays on the hope of a true community. I cannot wait for Season 2!

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