Was other TV programs that epic in 2016?the x files season 10 01

Variety has ranked the 10th season of The X-Files as the 12th worst television program of 2016. Here's a snippet of what they had to say:

"There was one pretty good dish set out with this batch of moldy, overheated leftovers," the Variety Staff said. "But the rest of this six-episode outing was, not to put too fine a point on it, a mess. And not even a hot mess: The storytelling was simply bewildering when it wasn’t padded or meandering. None of the conspiracy stuff made any sense."[1]

As a comparison, the average episode in that season received approximately 71.8 percent positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, as seen in the chart below:

Positive Reviews on
Rotten Tomatoes
1 "My Struggle" 59%
2 "Founder's Mutation" 86%
3 "Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster" 100%
4 "Home Again" 85%
5 "Babylon" 69%
6 "My Struggle II" 32%

Question: Was the 10th season of The X-Files one of the worst television programs that you watched in 2016?

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  1. Variety Staff. "The Worst TV of 2016." Variety.com. December 14, 2016 at 11:49 AM PST. Retrieved December 16, 2016.