Parents' Guide to

Guilty Party

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Journalism dramedy bit of a guilty pleasure, some violence.

TV Paramount+ Drama 2021
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Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Decent Series -Not for Teens 13+

Not sure what series the initial reviewer watched, but this isn't appropriate for teens starting at 13+. Extreme profanity, constant sexual references and innuendos, drug references and usage, and mild violence. No nudity. The series itself is decent and the plot is intriguing enough to finish the show.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This series leans toward the funny end of the spectrum of the "amateur detective who gets in over their head" premise, but it also tends to use that comedy to cover up the shakier aspects of the writing. For example, it's supposed to be about an accomplished journalist, yet in most scenes Beckinsale's character appears to know nothing about research, investigation, or journalistic ethics. So it's no surprise that, when Guilty Party attempts to wade into more complex topics like prison and racial inequality, it also doesn't know how to get any deeper than surface level.

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