20 Most Popular TV Shows Right Now: Top Series Everyone’s Watching


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Want to know what popular and new TV shows this week are keeping watchers glued to the screen and Rotten Tomatoes users engaged on site? Here’s the current top 20 series, including The Terminal List, The Bearand Keep Breathing.

New shows debuting this week: Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, Paper Girls, Uncoupled, The Resort, Surface, The Most Hated Man on the Internet, and Harley Quinn.

Click on each show for reviews and trailers, where to watch, and how to cast your own ratings vote. Check back weekly for latest updates to the charts. (And also check out the most popular movies out right now!)

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Critics Consensus: Like an expertly made sandwich, The Bear assembles a perfect melange of ingredients and stacks them for optimal satisfaction — and thankfully keeps the crust-iness for extra flavor.

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Critics Consensus: Brisk pacing and Melissa Barrera’s compelling presence help Keep Breathing stay alive, even as the series chokes whenever it tries to broaden its scope.

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Critics Consensus: While Chris Pratt fully commits himself to the The Terminal List‘s mission, this thriller’s unrelenting gruffness is no meat and all potatoes.

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Critics Consensus: Dennis Lehane’s penchant for authentic grit is on full display in blackbirdan absorbing prison drama distinguished by its moral complexity and elevated by an outstanding ensemble.

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Critics Consensus: Boasting a tantalizing new mystery along with a refreshingly grounded crop of pretty little liars, Original Sin is a gossipy good time.

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Critics Consensus: while Resident Evil comes closer than previous adaptations to honoring the beloved video games’ labyrinthine lore, this zombie serial could still use more brains.

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Critics Consensus: Folding together time-traveling wonder with a strong ensemble of youngsters who are as dimensional as origami, Paper Girls is an absolute blast to the future.

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Critics Consensus: The Old Man is just as intrepid and spiky — and derivative — as younger action heroes, with Jeff Bridges lending invaluable gravitas to this bone-crunching thriller.

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Critics Consensus: Better Call Saul remains as masterfully in control as Jimmy McGill keeps insisting he is in this final season, where years of simmering storytelling come to a scintillating boil.

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Critics Consensus: Ms. marvel is a fresh genuinely addition to the MCU — both stylistically and substantively — with Iman Vellani ably powering proceedings with her super-sized charisma.

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Critics Consensus: Darker and denser than its predecessors, Stranger Things‘ fourth chapter sets the stage for the show’s final season in typically bingeworthy fashion.

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Critics Consensus: while uncoupled struggles to integrate the comedic thrills of modern dating with its more serious concerns, the uneasy mixture makes for a surprisingly mature evolution of the Darren Star formula.

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Critics Consensus: The Resort teases more mysteries than it can satisfyingly pay off, but its likable cast and jaunty tone make for a compulsively watchable vacation.

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Critics Consensus: Managing to up the ante on what was already one of television’s most audacious satires, The BoysThird Season is both bracingly visceral and wickedly smart.

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Critics Consensus: Only Murders in the Building gets a new lease on life with a knottier sophomore outing that retains the series’ core charm and wit.

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Critics Consensus: Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s captivating performance gives Surface some depth, but this overheated potboiler only gets murkier the more it tries to spice up a derivative amnesia mystery.

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Critics Consensus: west world‘s continued reliance on mystery will frustrate just as much as it intrigues, but this fourth season still offers plenty of gleaming and menacing insight into a brave new world.

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Critics Consensus: Who woulda thought? — Harley Quinn graduates from a ribald spoof into one of the most heartening additions to the DC canon in a diabolically clever and emotionally textured third season.

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Critics Consensus: The Rehearsal gives Nathan Fielder carte blanche to take his absurdist comedy to the limit, which he pushes even further past with deadpan aplomb in what might be his most uncomfortably funny feat yet.

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