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This American Life

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This American Life can be heard on more than 500 public radio stations around the country. The television show is on the Showtime network. The radio and TV shows follow the same format. There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always.

Programming Note: This American Life is back with a Christmas Eve special for the whole family. Tune in Monday, Dec. 24 at 2 p.m. for Comedians Of Christmas Comedy Special.


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