TV Premieres Countdown

TV Premieres Countdown for February 17, 2017

by and | February 17, 2017 | Comments

It’s time for our weekly countdown of the Winter TV premieres! Here are the best new shows for the week of Friday, February 17, 2017. See how this week’s shows, The Good Fight, Planet Earth IICrashing, Big Little Lies, Doubt, and Humans stack up against each other on the Tomatometer!

Doubt: Season 1 (2017)
53%

#1
Adjusted Score: 54.338%
Critics Consensus: Doubt struggles with tone in its premiere episode, but ultimately develops into a decent courtroom/workplace drama that is buoyed by a talented cast.
Synopsis: Sadie Ellis (Katherine Heigl) is a brilliant attorney who falls in love with William Brennan (Steven Pasquale), a client of... [More]

Crashing: Season 1 (2017)
90%

#1
Adjusted Score: 91.338%
Critics Consensus: The refreshingly goofy Crashing embraces a measured positivity and an overall sweetness that sets it apart from its more sardonic contemporaries.
Synopsis: The semi-autobiographical show follows Pete (Pete Holmes) as he tries to become a stand-up comedian after his wife cheats on... [More]

Adjusted Score: 100.403%
Critics Consensus: Planet Earth II offers a spectacular, moving, unprecedented account of the natural world.
Synopsis: Series exploring how animals meet the challenges of surviving in the most iconic habitats on earth.... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Ed Charles

HUMANS: Season 2 (2016)
100%

#1
Adjusted Score: 84.12%
Critics Consensus: Humans continues to quietly distinguish itself in the sci-fi drama category -- and prove better than most of its flashier AI competition.
Synopsis: In Season 2 of "HUMANS," Niska (Emily Berrington) releases the consciousness code but it doesn't work as she expected; newly... [More]

Adjusted Score: 98.325%
Critics Consensus: Bitingly funny and highly addictive, Big Little Lies is a twisty, thrilling, enlightening ride led by a first-rate cast.
Synopsis: All is not what it seems in this dark comedy set in an idyllic seaside California town, where success, affluence... [More]

#1
Adjusted Score: 102.117%
Critics Consensus: An auspicious beginning for CBS All Access, The Good Fight solidly follows its predecessor while allowing for new storytelling styles, a wider narrative scope, and a chance for its lead to explore new territory with a relatable human struggle.
Synopsis: The legal drama series is a spin-off of "The Good Wife" and takes place about a year after that series... [More]

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