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The Crusader

Television heroes seek their own forms of justice.

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

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