American Dreams

  • 2002
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A nostalgia-drenched show about 1960s life for a Philadelphia family, frequently featuring cameos by 21st-century entertainers portraying singers and other figures of the period. Daughter Meg is a regular dancer on 'American Bandstand.' This isn't a surprise, since Dick Clark was one of the executive producers. Though generally well-received, critics ca (more…)

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Season 2, Episode 1 And Promises to Keep

First Aired: September 28, 2003

Kelly Clarkson appears as Brenda Lee on “Bandstand” and JJ's in the Marine Corps. But he comes home on leave (he's still in boot camp)---and has an eventful encounter with Beth (Rachel Boston). Meanwhile, Meg notices an edge to Sam (Arlen Escarpata) in the wake of the North Philly riots; Jack and Helen read about a painful and risky surgical procedure that could help Will; and a young British producer (Michael Rodgers) begins working with Michael Brooks on the “Bandstand” set.

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  • Premiered: September 29, 2002
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A nostalgia-drenched show about 1960s life for a Philadelphia family, frequently featuring cameos by 21st-century entertainers portraying singers and other figures of the period. Daughter Meg is a regular dancer on 'American Bandstand.' This isn't a surpri… (more)

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