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The TV Set Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    65

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Whether outsiders will find much to appreciate in The TV Set is another question because the film fails to provide the thematic resonance of similarly themed predecessors like the brilliant "Network."

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The TV Set skewers the television industry in a manner that occasionally feels familiar and at other times is humorously incisive.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    For all its bright writing, TV Set is contrived and predictable, another morality lesson from a poisoned pen telling us what we've heard before.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Smart, funny and authentically terrifying. It's a comedy that explains how network television succeeds in being so horribly awful.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    If only for the comedy glory of Sigourney Weaver as a TV network president who confuses acid reflux with gut instinct, this very smart, very funny movie about the making of a network sitcom is a cut-glass gem of a showbiz conceit.

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