America in Primetime is a collaboration with the community that creates primetime television. At the heart of the series are more than a hundred in-depth interviews with the top talent in primetime – the creators, writers and actors who give life to characters we have come to know, love and live with.
Episode 1: Independent Woman
Airs Sunday, Oct. 30 at 8:00 pm (check local listings)
Far removed from the model housewife of yesterday, women today on TV care less about pleasing others, and more about being true to themselves.
Episode 2: Man of the House
Airs Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8:00 pm (check local listings)
In 1950s television, the man of the house was king of his castle, but then he began losing control. Was it all an illusion to begin with?
Episode 3: The Misfit
Airs Sunday, Nov. 13 at 8:00 pm (check local listings)
Whether they are oddballs, losers, or just plain weird, misfit characters have grown beyond comic stereotypes and are taking center stage with a vengeance, refusing to apologize for who they are.
Episode 4: The Crusader
Airs Sunday, Nov. 20 at 8:00 pm (check local listings)
Heroes today are complex. Their stories are told with increasing humanity, depicting characters who confront almost impossible choices as they fight evil in a world where the line between right and wrong is often blurred.