Winter Critics Poll

Winter Critics Poll

Critics

Going to Extremes
TV critics and Emmy voters don’t always see eye to eye, but when it comes to the delights of Don Draper, the two camps are completely copacetic. Avoiding any signs of a sophomore slump, AMC’s “Mad Men”—which in September snagged the drama series Emmy—soared to the top of TelevisionWeek’s semiannual Critics Poll, the first basic-cable series to manage that feat...

NBC, Take Heed
“Do Not Disturb” may have had a short life, but it made a big impression on critics. The three airings Fox gave its hotel-set comedy were enough to convince participants in TelevisionWeek’s semiannual Critics Poll to declare it the worst show on TV this winter...

Critics Have Harsh Words for Networks
The people who get paid to watch TV probably would prefer to pretend the last four months never happened. Always a surly lot, the nation’s TV critics—whose semiannual press tour kicks into high gear this week in Los Angeles—are disappointed, if not downright angry, over what many believe to be one of the most lackluster autumn launches in memory...

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

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