Picks and Pans Review: Boom Boob Tube

updated 08/26/1985 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/26/1985 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Once was, TV shows were just made. Now they're aimed at an audience. This week we look at three such programming projectiles: Hometown, directed at baby boomers; West 57th, a news show for boomers and their youngers, and American Almanac, targeted at citizens celebrating America's reborn interest in itself.

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