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Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Young, charismatic psychic attempts to offer stars closure.

TV E! Reality TV 2016
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 14+

Tyler is real and very authentic

Tyler Henry does some amazing reads. I haven't seen him in person but as I watch his his reads of celebrities they really seem authentic. Some criticisms are that he feeds off of people's energy. We all do that but people's energy doesn't reveal the fine details of events in people's lives. Even with celebrities. Another criticism that relates to this is that of course Tyler knows all of these things, he's in Hollywood. Yes, but he's very young. Very young. Younger than a lot of people who were super famous back when their show, movies etc, were at their prime. As for whether the show is appropriate for children, I would say that it really depends. Every family should know their children and whether they would do well with the idea of communication with those that have transitioned to the next plane. Sometimes children have paranormal experiences which can keep them in fear until they have the opportunity to make their own decisions. Whether a person believes depends on their own spirituality and beliefs. However, when one has a genuine experience with a loved one that has passed away, it can be a beautiful and touching experience.
age 2+

Henry Tyler please rest just a little more than you usually do. Your gift has been passed along thousands of years with-in your family's ancestral lineage. Please trust me, take a little more rest. I've been getting what I call, a very strong push. In order to get this push to stop, I have to tell you the message.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This guilty-pleasure series features some emotionally compelling moments as Henry taps into celebrities' private and intimate connections with loved ones. As he explains how the process works and interprets the images shown to him during each session, he does so with a gentleness that appears both genuine and empathetic, especially when his readings conjure up memories of sad and difficult moments.

The medium's youth and easygoing demeanor make him very likable. But despite claims of being pop-culture-illiterate and unable to recognize celebrities, it's hard to believe that Tyler hasn't read, heard, or seen some of the information he reveals to them in the tabloids. Meanwhile, many of his clients are a bit too quick to fill the gaps between the few random details he shares during a reading. Nonetheless, even if you're a skeptic, the show is pretty entertaining.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: January 24, 2016
  • Cast: Tyler Henry
  • Network: E!
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: October 19, 2022

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