America in primetime
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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.

Item Details
Television actors and actresses -- United States.
Television programs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Television viewers -- United States -- Attitudes.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Alda, Alan, 1936-
Alexander, Jason, 1959-
Anderson, Gillian, 1968-
Apatow, Judd, 1967-
Astin, John.
Baldwin, Alec, 1958-
Ball, Alan, 1957-
Bergen, Candice, 1946-
Bochco, Steven, 1943-
Braugher, Andre.
Brixius, Liz.
Brooks, James L.
Carsey, Marcy, 1944-
Carter, Chris, 1957-
Chase, David, 1945 August 22-
Chéry, Marc Arthur.
Chiklis, Michael, 1963-
Cochran, Robert.
Cody, Diablo.
Colleton, Sara.
Cranston, Bryan, 1956-
Daniels, Greg.
David, Larry.
DeVito, Danny.
Documentary Group (New York, N.Y.)
English, Diane.
Falco, Edie.
Feig, Paul.
Ferguson, Jesse Tyler.
Fontana, Tom, 1951-
Franz, Dennis.
Gilligan, Vince.
Hall, Michael C., 1971-
Hamm, Jon, 1971-
Heaton, Patricia, 1958-
Henner, Marilu.
Herskovitz, Marshall.
Hirsch, Linda.
Howard, Ron, 1954-
Huffman, Felicity, 1962-
Hurwitz, Mitchell.
Jean, Al.
Judge, Mike.
King, Michelle.
Kohan, Jenji, 1969-
Kramer, Lloyd.
Laurie, Hugh, 1959-
Lear, Norman.
Levitan, Steven.
Littlefield, Warren, 1952-
Lloyd, Christopher, 1938-
Longoria, Eva, 1975-
Louis-Dreyfus, Julia.
Lynch, David, 1946-
Manos, James, Jr.
Margulies, Julianna, 1966-
Mathers, Jerry.
Metcalf, Laurie, 1955-
Meyer, George.
Milch, David, 1945-
Moore, Mary Tyler, 1936-2017
Moss, Elisabeth, 1983-
Oh, Sandra, 1971-
Olsen, Mark V.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Panjabi, Archie.
Parker, Mary-Louise.
Parker, Sarah Jessica.
Paxton, Bill.
Phillips, Clyde.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Reilly, Kevin, 1941-
Reiner, Carl, 1922-2020
Reiner, Rob.
Rhimes, Shonda.
Romano, Ray.
Roseanne, 1952-
Rosenthal, Phil, 1960-
Ryan, Shawn.
Schaefer, Susan.
Scheffer, Will.
Shandling, Garry.
Shore, David, 1960-
Simon, David, 1960-
Star, Darren, 1961-
Stonestreet, Eric, 1971-
Surnow, Joel.
Tambor, Jeffrey, 1944-
Van Dyke, Dick.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Wallem, Linda, 1961-
Weiner, Matthew.
Werner, Tom, 1950-
Williams, Michael Kenneth.
Wilmore, Larry.
Wilson, Rainn, 1966-
Yellin, Tom.
Zwick, Edward.
Publisher, Date:
[Alexandria, Va] : PBS Distribution, [2012]
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV14.
Other Title:
Man of the house.
Independent woman.
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).
Music, Peter Nashel ; director of photography, Logan Schneider ; editors, Scott Chestnut., Jon Vesey, Igor Kovalik.
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.
In English with optional English subtitles; Video description for the visually impaired.
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).
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