From Daniel Carlson of the Hollywood Reporter:
- TV Review: The Listener
“The problem is that Toronto is used as a location substitute for everywhere because it doesn’t look like anywhere, which means that setting a drama series there — even one as fanciful as Listener — saddles the story with an unshakable tone of alienation. Distributed overseas via Fox International Channels, Listener is a serviceable supernatural drama with legitimate narrative potential that’s undercut by its visually bland presentation and geographically nonspecific execution. ” Read more.