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This American Life

Offbeat tales involving everyday people are chronicled in this series adapted from a popular PBS radio show.

Premiered: March 22, 2007

Rating: TV-14

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Showtime Orders New Series Starring Joshua Jackson, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Showtime has given series orders to The Affair and Happyish, the network announced at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Thursday. Both series received 10-episode orders. The Affair stars Dawson's Creek and Fringe alum Joshua Jac… Read more

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John Smith Season 2, Episode 9 Jun 8, 2008 Paid

In this episode, we learn the true life stories of several people named John Smith: the parents of 11-week-old John Smith of South Carolina reel from revelation that he's a boy, when their sonogram predicted a girl; 23-year-old John Smith of Laramie, Wyoming, has made some mistakes and is appearing in front of a judge; and 46-year-old John Smith of Texas welcomes his son back from Iraq.

No Respect Season 2, Episode 7 May 28, 2009 Subscription

A bonus second-season edition comprised of material produced for the This American Life web site, a look at comedians and their audiences includes segments about unknown comics performing for a rowdy crowd at a club in the middle of nowhere, and a piece about Mike Birbiglia, a standup with a scathing routine about his worst gig ever.

John Smith Season 2, Episode 6 Jun 8, 2008 Subscription

The true life stories of several Americans with the name John Smith, from an 11-week-old boy whose parents expected a girl, to a 46-year-old Texan, welcoming his son home from Iraq.

Every Marriage Is A Courtroom Season 2, Episode 5 Jun 1, 2008 Subscription

Tales of troubled marriages include an animated true story by cartoonist Chris Ware; and a real-life look at a husband whose legal obsession causes serious trouble with his spouse.

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This American Life Season 1
Based on the wildly popular public radio show, This American Life explores a theme - fiascos, do-gooders, conventions, the job that takes over your li (more…)
This American Life Season 2
This American Life returns with a second season of incredibly moving, sometimes funny and always dramatic stories culled from around the country.
This American Life Season 1
Based on the wildly popular public radio show, This American Life explores a theme - fiascos, do-gooders, conventions, the job that takes over your li (more…)
This American Life Season 1
Based on the wildly popular public radio show, This American Life explores a theme - fiascos, do-gooders, conventions, the job that takes over your li (more…)

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Philip Seymour Hoffman will star in and executive-produce the Showtime pilotTrending Down, The Holly…

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  • Premiered: March 22, 2007
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Offbeat tales involving everyday people are chronicled in this series adapted from a popular PBS radio show. (more)

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