Best-Reviewed Returning TV Shows 2015


Fargo: Season 2 (2015)

Adjusted Score: 102.678%
Critics Consensus: Season two of Fargo retains all the elements that made the series an award-winning hit, successfully delivering another stellar saga powered by fascinating characters, cheeky cynicism, and just a touch of the absurd.
Synopsis: The all new "true crime" case in Fargo's latest chapter takes you back to 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota... [More]

Adjusted Score: 102.361%
Critics Consensus: Family-driven drama and psychological themes propel The Americans' tautly drawn tension, dispensing thrills of a different ilk this season.
Synopsis: Season 3 of this period drama heightens the intensity as Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip (Matthew Rhys) face increased dangers,... [More]

The Knick: Season 2 (2015)

Adjusted Score: 97.649%
Critics Consensus: The Knick delivers an addictive second season with stunning visuals, knockout performances, and disturbing moments adding up to a period drama that's anything but dated.
Synopsis: Season 2 of the medical drama, set in the 1900s, that charts the exploits of the staff and patients at... [More]

Adjusted Score: 90.078%
Critics Consensus: Peter Capaldi and the writers have settled into an emotionally engaging tone, allowing the show to raise the stakes for the Twelfth Doctor.
Synopsis: In Season 9 of this iconic sci-fi series, Peter Capaldi returns as The Doctor and Jenna Coleman as his companion... [More]

Adjusted Score: 95.234%
Critics Consensus: Bloody action and extreme power plays return full throttle, as Game of Thrones enjoys a new-found liberation from the world of the source material, resulting in more unexpected thrills.
Synopsis: Series 5 sees Daenerys Targaryen continue to grow in power which is not going unnoticed by those in Westeros. Elsewhere,... [More]

Hannibal: Season 3 (2015)

Adjusted Score: 99.917%
Critics Consensus: Bryan Fuller serves up another delightfully demented season of Hannibal, featuring a hearty helping of gorgeous gore, paired with a sweet side of twisted humor.
Synopsis: In the wake of the devestating conclusion to series 2, Hannibal Lecter has fled to Europe to escape the eyes... [More]

Adjusted Score: 98.059%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to its blend of potent comedy and rich character work, Orange is the New Black remains a bittersweet pleasure in its third season.
Synopsis: Series 3 begins with Caputo's (Nick Sandow) new regime in place which appears to be kinder and gentler than the... [More]

Adjusted Score: 98.156%
Critics Consensus: Expertly balancing character growth against edgy humor, season two of You're the Worst elevates the show's excellent writing and talented cast to a new level.
Synopsis: The second season of the quirky comedy opens with Jimmy (Chris Geere) and Gretchen (Aya Cash) forced to live together... [More]

Adjusted Score: 90.459%
Critics Consensus: The Affair shifts its emphasis in season two, moving psychological drama to the foreground and expanding the show's central crime story to include two new points of view.
Synopsis: Season two of The Affair explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the... [More]

Empire: Season 2 (2015)

Adjusted Score: 88.283%
Critics Consensus: With masterfully melodramatic writing and gloriously glam performances, Empire is not backing down on the soapy spectacle in its second season.
Synopsis: The second season of the hip-hop drama centers on a battle for control over Empire Entertainment. The premiere opens three... [More]

  • frozenbarbie6

    Rectify, season three, had a 100% rating. But because it only had 19 reviews, instead of 20, it doesn’t count. What a bummer! It had 10 top critic reviews, too. So disappointed. It is more than worthy of being included in this list.

  • Tim Anderson

    I thought Fargo was fantastic…they should have been nominated for ensemble cast at least at the SAG awards.

  • pete

    And no Vikings !!!

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