America in Primetime

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America in Primetime is a 2011 four-part documentary series, focusing on television in the United States. Produced for and broadcast by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), the series is a production by The Documentary Group, in collaboration with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation and WETA-TV. Exploring both old and new television series, each episode centers around the evolution of certain character archetypes – such as female and male archetypes, misfits, and heroes – in primetime TV. The series features interviews with a wide variety of influential people in television, including actors, creators, writers and executive producers, talking about their own shows and others. The documentary features a lot of footage from the programs discussed.

60 minutes

America in Primetime is a 2011 four-part documentary series, focusing on television in the United States. Produced for and broadcast by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), the series is a production by The Documentary Group, in collaboration with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation and WETA-TV. Exploring both old and new television series, each episode centers around the evolution of certain character archetypes – such as female and male archetypes, misfits, and heroes – in primetime TV. The series features interviews with a wide variety of influential people in television, including actors, creators, writers and executive producers, talking about their own shows and others. The documentary features a lot of footage from the programs discussed.

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s1e4 The Crusader
November 20, 2011
Series Finale

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s1e3 The Misfit
November 13, 2011
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Independent Woman
October 30, 2011
October 30, 2011
Independent Woman
Series Premiere
Webtv featured
Man of the House
November 6, 2011
November 6, 2011
Man of the House
Webtv featured
The Misfit
November 13, 2011
November 13, 2011
The Misfit
Webtv featured
The Crusader
November 20, 2011
November 20, 2011
The Crusader
Series Finale

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