New series to provide a fresh, new platform for fan and critic discussion and debate on the latest movies and TV shows, revealing a Tomatometer score in each episode
Los Angeles, CA (October 26, 2017) - Rotten Tomatoes, entertainment fans’ go-to destination for movie and TV show reviews and information, announced today the upcoming launch of its weekly show,“Rotten Tomatoes See It/Skip It,” dedicated to movie and TV show debate and discussion. Premiering November 1, 2017 on the new Watch platform on Facebook, the show is designed to help fans decide what to watch in theaters and at home, and tap into current pop culture conversations within the Facebook community. New episodes will launch every Thursday at 12:01AM ET and can be viewed on Facebook’s Watch on mobile, desktop and Facebook’s TV apps.
Each week hosts Jacqueline Coley (Tomatometer-approved film critic for the popular site Black Girl Nerds) and Segun Oduolowu (pop culture commentator and enthusiast) will get the conversation going by sharing their honest and ardent opinions on some of the hottest and most talked about films and TV shows, from both a critic and fan point of view. They’ll share interesting news, initiate passionate discussions, and reach out to Facebook viewers for their thoughts and reactions. Rounding out each episode, Coley and Oduolowu will reveal a Tomatometer Score for a film or TV show, adding yet another layer of engagement.
“Rotten Tomatoes See It/Skip It” builds on Rotten Tomatoes’ popular “Your Opinion Sucks: Critics vs. Fans” live event series, created to give pop culture fans a supportive and open platform to air their opinions with some of today’s most popular film and TV critics. As entertainment is available on-demand, anytime, anywhere and on any device, it was the natural next step for Rotten Tomatoes to provide a new digital platform to continue the conversation. On Facebook, Rotten Tomatoes is able to bring together many voices and opinions from both experts and fans to discuss and debate the content they love, hate, and love to hate.
“At Rotten Tomatoes, we are always looking for new ways and platforms to serve our growing audience, with whom we share a love and passion for movies and TV,” said Jeff Voris, Vice President, Rotten Tomatoes. “Our ‘Rotten Tomatoes See It/Skip It’ show on Facebook allows us to become even more useful to fans, helping with their entertainment viewing decisions, while engaging our social audience in a friendly debate.”
Rotten Tomatoes is used by millions of fans to help with their entertainment viewing decisions, offering useful tools, information and the world-famous Tomatometer™ rating. The Tomatometer is an easy-to-understand score that represents the collective opinion of thousands of critics. For those who want to dig deeper, the site provides a critics consensus, access to full reviews as well as an audience score all in one place.
About Rotten Tomatoes
Rotten Tomatoes is the go-to platform for movie and TV show debate and discussion and home of the world-famous Tomatometer™ rating, visited frequently by millions of fans to help with their entertainment viewing decisions. An online aggregator of movie and TV reviews from professional critics, Rotten Tomatoes uses the Tomatometer to measure the percentage of reviews that are positive. Movies and TV shows that receive a Tomatometer rating of 75% or higher, after enough reviews have been received, are deemed “Certified Fresh,” one of the industry’s most sought-after honors.