Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging with her worldly friend Roxanne and pursuing a dream of being an "American Bandstand" dancer. Meg's emerging personality, and the changes her mother's going through, don't sit well with Meg's father
One family's journey through the times that changed our nation.
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Did You Know?
The series takes place from November 1963 to August 1966. See more
Often during scenes in the American Bandstand studio, what you see being filmed on the cameras does not always match what is happening on the stage (obviously because the cameras are showing clips of the original American Bandstand whereas the stage has actors attempting the recreate it). See more
[about President Kennedy's assassination
Beth, do you know why they shot him?
Wishin' And Hopin'
Written by Burt Bacharach
and Hal David
Performed by Vanessa Carlton
Courtesy of A&M Records See more