AMERICA IN PRIMETIME presents some of the most compelling shows on television today, as well as those of the past, by focusing on key character archetypes that have remained a staple of primetime through the generations, capturing both the continuity of the character and the evolution.
On the first episode:
Witness the transformation of women from model housewives to complex, and sometimes controversial, characters. Interviews include Roseanne Barr (“Roseanne”); Candice Bergen (“Murphy Brown”); Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman (“Desperate Housewives”), Robert and Michelle King and Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife”); James L. Brooks and Mary Tyler Moore (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show”); Shonda Rhimes and Sandra Oh (“Grey’s Anatomy”); and Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem (“Nurse Jackie”) among others.
Watch Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 7pm.