Best-Reviewed New TV Shows 2014

 

#1
Adjusted Score: 102.277%
Critics Consensus: Jane the Virgin's dubious premise has become part of its unlikely charm -- along with delightfully diverse writing and a knockout performance by Gina Rodriguez.
Synopsis: In the premiere season of this comedy-drama based on a telenovela, a chaste young woman named Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is... [More]

Fargo: Season 1 (2014)
97%

#2
Adjusted Score: 99.598%
Critics Consensus: Based on the film of the same name in atmosphere, style and location only, Fargo presents more quirky characters and a new storyline that is expertly executed with dark humor and odd twists.
Synopsis: A drifter named Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) brings trouble to small-town Minnesota and influences insurance salesman Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman)... [More]

#3
Adjusted Score: 100.791%
Critics Consensus: As much about a change in television as it is about personal change, Transparent raises the bar for programming with sophistication and sincere dedication to the human journey, warts and all.
Synopsis: This comedy series based in Los Angeles follows the goings-on of the dysfunctional Pfefferman family. Season 1 kicks off with... [More]
Directed By: Jill Soloway

The Flash: Season 1 (2014)
92%

#4
Adjusted Score: 94.984%
Critics Consensus: The Flash benefits from its purposefully light atmosphere, making it a superhero show uniquely geared toward genre fans as well as novices.
Synopsis: Season 1 of this action-adventure series follows Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), an assistant police forensic investigator who was orphaned when... [More]

#5
Adjusted Score: 90.992%
Critics Consensus: The Missing turns a common premise into a standout thriller with heartfelt, affecting performances.
Synopsis: Psychological thriller about a father's years-long quest to find his 5-year-old son who disappeared during a family holiday in France.... [More]

Adjusted Score: 98.048%
Critics Consensus: Olive Kitteridge's narrative slow burn enhances fascinating performances -- and a story worthy of its source material.
Synopsis: Adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's Pultizer Prize-winning novel about life in a small Maine town over the course of 25 years... [More]
Directed By: Lisa Cholodenko

#7
Adjusted Score: 96.478%
Critics Consensus: From its talented producers to its clever writing and superb leads, Broad City boasts an uncommonly fine pedigree.
Synopsis: Amy Poehler is an executive producer for this comedy, the brainchild of comedians Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, who also... [More]

#8
Adjusted Score: 92.277%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to some smart, creative storytelling and spectacular performances, The Affair is a somber, bewitching exploration of truth and desire.
Synopsis: The emotional effects of an extramarital relationship are explored in the first season of this provocative drama. Noah Solloway (Dominic... [More]

#9
Adjusted Score: 97.662%
Critics Consensus: Silicon Valley is a relevant, often hilarious take on contemporary technology and the geeks who create it that benefits from co-creator Mike Judge's real-life experience in the industry.
Synopsis: In this comedy cocreated by Mike Judge ("Office Space"; "King of the Hill"), computer whizzes toil away at a tech... [More]

Gotham: Season 1 (2014)
76%

#10
Adjusted Score: 80.847%
Critics Consensus: High production values, a talented cast, and an appealingly stylized approach to the Batman mythos help Gotham overcome its occasionally familiar themes.
Synopsis: An action-drama series following rookie detective James Gordon as he battles villains and corruption in pre-Batman Gotham... [More]

Tag Cloud

disaster Premiere Dates 2019 Pixar Horror Dark Horse Comics Amazon Prime Video south america ghosts thriller Lifetime jamie lee curtis Superheroes X-Men festivals USA Martial Arts cops The Witch USA Network 2017 National Geographic Freeform NBC richard e. Grant Spring TV Starz MSNBC Creative Arts Emmys SDCC psychological thriller Peacock 2016 dc children's TV comic Tarantino PaleyFest Chernobyl police drama Disney streaming service VH1 Pride Month Video Games cinemax New York Comic Con Ellie Kemper Nickelodeon Super Bowl hispanic Marathons Stephen King First Look Song of Ice and Fire BBC America Film Festival blaxploitation Warner Bros. FXX revenge green book serial killer Anna Paquin crime TIFF ratings what to watch Action 2015 cooking zero dark thirty Biopics cults Holidays Universal Logo social media American Society of Cinematographers Showtime Crackle Britbox Thanksgiving singing competition TBS psycho DirecTV Teen Awards Tour TCM Rom-Com BET elevated horror stand-up comedy Box Office Esquire PBS YA transformers Emmy Nominations doctor who true crime AMC diversity award winner space tv talk Lionsgate Star Trek TCA Winter TV Red Carpet CBS Comic Book DC streaming service Cosplay Masterpiece Hulu CBS All Access Binge Guide Year in Review Cartoon Network Food Network RT History OWN medical drama See It Skip It VICE Mary Tyler Moore miniseries travel Comedy Central E3 Mindy Kaling Mudbound Character Guide Columbia Pictures BBC Mary Poppins Returns Pop Chilling Adventures of Sabrina mutant cars vampires politics Television Academy streaming Musical composers supernatural sitcom Rocky IFC Films 71st Emmy Awards zombies DC Comics A&E Summer Trophy Talk History harry potter cats nature Polls and Games adventure MTV Election Shudder science fiction political drama Shondaland Nat Geo adaptation Schedule 24 frames video Comedy Valentine's Day golden globes Amazon Prime Winners period drama based on movie Musicals spinoff CW Seed game show Ghostbusters FX sequel Infographic CMT ESPN Drama Vudu TV Ovation Set visit quibi TNT Writers Guild of America First Reviews Elton John Emmys kids Sneak Peek ABC Tomatazos latino 007 Epix animated natural history mockumentary strong female leads San Diego Comic-Con Best and Worst Bravo WGN Arrowverse Syfy Brie Larson Sci-Fi NYCC 21st Century Fox Kids & Family Certified Fresh Women's History Month Comics on TV DGA Mystery theme song Paramount Network Black Mirror DC Universe SXSW 45 romance Western CNN talk show GIFs boxoffice LGBTQ comiccon Fall TV Sundance Star Wars teaser YouTube Premium Trivia Disney Channel HBO technology Calendar Acorn TV GoT Quiz Music discovery Opinion book Rocketman Captain marvel Sundance Now Pet Sematary TruTV movies anthology 2018 Amazon Watching Series Photos TV Land Nominations Adult Swim spider-man justice league IFC Marvel ITV Tumblr APB zombie Netflix unscripted game of thrones FOX television ABC Family biography Christmas The CW Podcast El Rey foreign binge GLAAD sports RT21 Family Film Oscars Superheroe Trailer Disney Awards crime thriller Spectrum Originals anime docudrama Reality Competition robots Walt Disney Pictures The Arrangement toy story spy thriller Country SundanceTV spanish language Rock Pirates Reality finale WarnerMedia spain crossover TCA 2017 E! Paramount aliens Animation dceu TLC Lucasfilm Apple Spike crime drama 20th Century Fox MCU Toys Mary poppins Grammys YouTube Red hist President HBO Max dramedy casting facebook historical drama series Fox News dragons Heroines Countdown Fantasy LGBT witnail Interview Sony Pictures Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Cannes war Extras