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This is a Family Program

With a combined 165 years of watching TV the Chriesman family has finely tuned the ability to comment on TV together. On This is a Family Program Mom & Dad (Baby Boomers) and Jessica & Samantha (Millennials) are giving takes on TV, movies, pop culture, representation and diversity in the media landscape past and present. From Rugrats to Perry Mason this podcast spans the generations and offers a black perspective on some of your favorite shows. Find us online at

Jul 10, 2018

Welcome to our first episode! In Media Matters, we discuss Monique vs. Lee Daniels and Lee Daniels vs. Damon Dash, Netflix’s new Strong Black Lead Campaign, how the new Academy invitees can affect the films nominated and we mourn two TV icons. Then we answer some questions for you to learn about us. Including a failed attempt to get on Figure It Out, finding new glasses after an atomic bomb attack, the first movies we ever saw, and how seeing black characters on TV affected us. Plus entertainment trivia! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @afamilyprogram. Check out our website
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