Critics Poll Summer 2008

Summer Critics Poll

Critics

Favorites Hold Fast
In the wake of producers’ decision to set a 2010 end date for “Lost,” participants in TelevisionWeek’s Summer Critics Poll had nothing but praise for the refocused fourth season of ABC’s mystery-drama...

Viewers Discount Critics’ Carping
Asked about “The Moment of Truth” after its highly rated premiere in January, Mike Darnell, Fox’s president of alternative entertainment, said he was relieved to know that television critics hated it so much...

Fox Rules in Realm of Reality
Fox owns the best and worst of reality, according to critics, as “American Idol” and “Moment of Truth” topped the reality lists of critics participating in TelevisionWeek’s summer 2008 poll...

Taking Stock of Trends
During a wild writers-strike-shortened season, critics had a multitude of guesses at what trends, for better and for worse, emerged at the end of it. However, critics generally supported the emergence and continuation of well-crafted cable shows and enjoyed the rise of the geek on broadcast...

Participating Critics
A list of participating critics for TelevisionWeek's Critics Poll Summer 2008...

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