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The New Yorker Presents: Season 1 (2016)



Critic Consensus: Though it can never live up to its parent publication in terms of purpose and cachet, many of the segments in The New Yorker Presents are classy, polished, and culturally educational.


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Documentaries, poems, films and interviews based on content from The New Yorker.


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Critic Reviews for The New Yorker Presents: Season 1

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (13)

All four of these pieces, and especially Demme's mini-documentary, are capably done, but they feel like supporting materials you would want to come across as bonus content on The New Yorker website.

January 31, 2015 | Full Review…
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Its highs are investigative journalism at its very best, work that's strong enough to justify future seasons... If viewers stumble upon a segment that lags-well, that's what the fast-forward button is for.

February 17, 2016 | Full Review…

Guided by its values and standards, the publication continues to be a leader and succeeds with such a challenge.

February 15, 2016 | Full Review…

The pilot was undeniably fascinating, but the potential of The New Yorker Presents to become more of a staple in television or online programming is even more exciting.

February 17, 2015 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

This is the most original of Amazon's productions: an attempt at a magazine-style show based on nothing less than The New Yorker.

February 1, 2015 | Full Review…

It'll make you feel a little classier and smarter as you sit on the couch in your pajamas.

February 1, 2015 | Full Review…

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