America in Primetime

The finest television today has as its foundation the best television of yesterday.


  • The Misfit

    The Misfit celebrates the characters who reflect the diverse personalities of America
  • Man of the House

    Man of the House showcases the evolution of men in primetime television.
  • The Independent Woman

    The Independent Woman shows how the portrayal of women has changed in primetime television

About America in Primetime

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