Primetime

Dig into the hidden history of television with Vox's critic-at-large, Emily VanDerWerff. Each season, we explore the tragic, comedic, and occasionally world-changing stories that have marked a medium that's dominated the global conversation for the last 75 years. First up: TV's relationship with the presidency, featuring deep dives into The West Wing, 24, Veep, and more. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Dig into the hidden history of television with Vox's critic-at-large, Emily VanDerWerff. Each season, we explore the tragic, comedic, and occasionally world-changing stories that have marked a medium that's dominated the global conversation for the last 75 years. First up: TV's relationship with the presidency, featuring deep dives into The West Wing, 24, Veep, and more. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Episodes: 8

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The TV Presidents: Reagan and Obama

Duration: 20 min

When the vice president took on a sitcom character

Duration: 21 min

The fictional presidencies of Hillary Clinton

Duration: 19 min

24's twisted relationship with the war on terror

Duration: 23 min

Why Washington can't escape The West Wing

Duration: 26 min

Introducing Primetime

Duration: 2 min

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