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Uniform Title America in primetime (Television program)
Title America in primetime [(DVD) videorecording] / a production of the Documentary Group ; WETA ; executive producers, Tom Yellin, Lloyd Kramer ; producers, Linda Hirsch, Susan Schaefer.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [2012]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Nonfiction  302.2345 AME    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1, English SDH subtitles.
Language In English with optional English subtitles (SDH) and optional video description for the visually impaired.
Performer Interviews: Alan Alda, Jason Alexander, Gillian Anderson, Judd Apatow, John Astin, Alec Baldwin, Alan Ball, Candice Bergen, Steven Bochco, Andre Braugher, Liz Brixius, James L. Brooks, Marcy Carsey, Chris Carter, David Chase, Marc Cherry, Michael Chiklis, Robert Cochran, Diablo Cody, Sara Colleton, Bryan Cranston, Greg Daniels, Larry David, Danny DeVito, Diane English, Edie Falco, Paul Feig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Tom Fontana, Dennis Franz, Vince Gilligan, Michael C. Hall, Jon Hamm, Patricia Heaton, Marilu Henner, Marshall Herskovitz, Ron Howard, Felicity Huffman, Mitchel Hurwitz, Al Jean, Mike Judge, Michelle King, Robert King, Jenji Kohan, Hugh Laurie, Norman Lear, Steven Levitan, Warren Littlefield, Christopher Lloyd, Eva Longoria, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Lynch, James Manos Jr., Julianna Margulies, Jerry Mathers, Stephen McPherson, Laurie Metcalf, George Meyer, David Milch, Mary Tyler Moore, Elisabeth Moss, Sue Naegle, Sandra Oh, Mark V. Olsen, Archie Panjabi, Mary-Louise Parker, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Paxton, Clyde Phillips, Kevin Reilly, Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner, Shonda Rhimes, Ray Romano, Roseanne Barr, Philip Rosethal, Mike Royce, Shawn Ryan, Will Scheffer, Gary Shandling, David Shore, David Simon, Darren Star, Eric Stonestreet, Joel Surnow, Jeffrey Tambor, Dick Van Dyke, Linda Wallem, Matthew Weiner, Tom Werner, Michael K. Williams, Larry Wilmore, Rainn Wilson, Edward Zwick.
Credits Music, Peter Nashel ; director of photography, Logan Schneider ; editors, Scott Chestnut., Jon Vesey, Igor Kovalik.
Audience Rating: TV14.
Note Originally broadcast in 2011.
Special features: Additional interviews (Rob Reiner, Norman Lear, David Chase, Shonda Rhimes, Mary-Louise Parker, Marc Cherry, Felicity Huffman, James L. Brooks, Bryan Cranston, David Lynch, Alan Alda, Phil Rosenthal, Larry Wilmore, Marilu Henner, Mike Judge, Larry David, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Judd Apatow, David Simon, Jeffrey Tambor). Not rated or subtitled.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs.
Contents Man of the house / directed by Lloyd Kramer (c2011) -- The independent woman / directed by Lloyd Kramer (c2011) -- The misfit / directed by Lloyd Kramer (c2011) -- The crusader / directed by Lloyd Kramer (c2011).
Subject Television programs -- History -- 20th century -- Videodiscs.
Television actors and actresses -- Videodiscs.
Television viewers -- Attitudes -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Documentary television programs.
Television interviews.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Yellin, Tom, producer.
Kramer, Lloyd, producer.
Hirsch, Linda, producer.
Schaefer, Susan, producer.
Alda, Alan, 1936- interviewee.
Alexander, Jason, 1959- interviewee.
Anderson, Gillian, 1968- interviewee.
Apatow, Judd, 1967- interviewee.
Astin, John, interviewee.
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- interviewee.
Ball, Alan, 1957- interviewee.
Bergen, Candice, 1946- interviewee.
Bochco, Steven, 1943- interviewee.
Braugher, Andre, interviewee.
Brixius, Liz, interviewee.
Brooks, James L., interviewee.
Carsey, Marcy, 1944- interviewee.
Carter, Chris, 1957- interviewee.
Chase, David, 1945 August 22- interviewee.
Chéry, Marc Arthur, interviewee.
Chiklis, Michael, 1963- interviewee.
Cochran, Robert, interviewee.
Cody, Diablo, interviewee.
Colleton, Sara, interviewee.
Cranston, Bryan, 1956- interviewee.
Daniels, Greg, interviewee.
David, Larry, interviewee.
DeVito, Danny, interviewee.
English, Diane, interviewee.
Falco, Edie, interviewee.
Feig, Paul, interviewee.
Ferguson, Jesse Tyler, interviewee.
Fontana, Tom, 1951- interviewee.
Franz, Dennis, interviewee.
Gilligan, Vince, interviewee.
Hall, Michael C., 1971- interviewee.
Hamm, Jon, 1971- interviewee.
Heaton, Patricia, 1958- interviewee.
Henner, Marilu, interviewee.
Herskovitz, Marshall, interviewee.
Howard, Ron, 1954- interviewee.
Huffman, Felicity, 1962- interviewee.
Hurwitz, Mitchell, interviewee.
Jean, Al, interviewee.
Judge, Mike, interviewee.
King, Michelle, interviewee.
Kohan, Jenji, 1969- interviewee.
Laurie, Hugh, 1959- interviewee.
Lear, Norman, interviewee.
Levitan, Steven, interviewee.
Littlefield, Warren, 1952- interviewee.
Lloyd, Christopher, 1938- interviewee.
Longoria, Eva, 1975- interviewee.
Louis-Dreyfus, Julia, interviewee.
Lynch, David, 1946- interviewee.
Manos, James, Jr., interviewee.
Margulies, Julianna, 1966- interviewee.
Mathers, Jerry, interviewee.
Metcalf, Laurie, 1955- interviewee.
Meyer, George, interviewee.
Milch, David, 1945- interviewee.
Moore, Mary Tyler, 1936- interviewee.
Moss, Elisabeth, 1982- interviewee.
Oh, Sandra, 1971- interviewee.
Olsen, Mark V., interviewee.
Panjabi, Archie, interviewee.
Parker, Mary-Louise, interviewee.
Parker, Sarah Jessica, interviewee.
Paxton, Bill, interviewee.
Phillips, Clyde, interviewee.
Reilly, Kevin, 1941- interviewee.
Reiner, Carl, 1922- interviewee.
Reiner, Rob, interviewee.
Rhimes, Shonda, interviewee.
Romano, Ray, interviewee.
Roseanne, 1952- interviewee.
Rosenthal, Phil, 1960- interviewee.
Ryan, Shawn, interviewee.
Scheffer, Will, interviewee.
Shandling, Garry, interviewee.
Shore, David, 1960- interviewee.
Simon, David, 1960- interviewee.
Star, Darren, 1961- interviewee.
Stonestreet, Eric, 1971- interviewee.
Surnow, Joel, interviewee.
Tambor, Jeffrey, 1944- interviewee.
Van Dyke, Dick, interviewee.
Wallem, Linda, 1961- interviewee.
Weiner, Matthew, interviewee.
Werner, Tom, 1950- interviewee.
Williams, Michael Kenneth, interviewee.
Wilmore, Larry, interviewee.
Wilson, Rainn, 1968- interviewee.
Zwick, Edward, interviewee.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Documentary Group (New York, N.Y.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title Man of the house.
Independent woman.
ISBN 9781608835256
Standard No. 841887015288
Music No. AIPR601 PBS Home Video
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