America in Primetime aired October 30 – November 20, 2011

America in Primetime is structured around the most com­pelling shows on television today, unfolding over four hours and weaving between past and present. Each episode focuses on one character archetype that has remained a staple of primetime through the generations — the Independent Woman, the Man of the House, the Misfit and the Crusader — capturing both the continuity of the character, and the evolution. The finest television today has as its foundation the best television of yesterday.

Explore the Episodes

Explore the Episodes

Learn more about the Independent Woman, Man of the House, Misfit and Crusader archetypes.

Take the Quizzes

Take the Quizzes

Test your knowledge of primetime television with trivia about the four episodes.

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