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'America In Primetime': Watch PBS's Fantastic TV History Documentary

by Chris Harnick, posted Nov 28th 2011 5:00PM
America In PrimetimeIf you missed PBS's fascinating 'America In Primetime,' a four-part documentary series examining how various TV archetypes have progressed over the years, you're in luck: PBS has put the entire series online.

Featuring interviews with some of TV's best and brightest creators and actors, including Mary Tyler Moore, Carl Reiner, Julianna Margulies, Alan Ball and Candice Bergen, 'America In Primetime' is a must-watch.

The series is a treat for anybody, whether you're a casual viewer or a walking TV encyclopedia. Each episode will transport you back to the early days of TV, then dissect how much the TV landscape has changed. There's something for all to enjoy as the truly passionate TV veterans lay it all on the line.

Check out a segment from 'The Independent Woman' episode below.

Watch The Independent Woman on PBS. See more from AMERICA IN PRIMETIME.

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Joseph Windowstosky

it seems open-ended to me, like they could easily add more episodes in the future. does anyone know if they plan to?

January 10 2012 at 3:29 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
The Mutt

This show is amazing. I caught an episode by accident. I had never heard a peep about it. (How does that happen, marketing geniuses?)

Watch it!

November 28 2011 at 7:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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