• Let the Los Angeles TimesSusan King start the praise: “In the early 1980s, PBS presented a series, The Golden Age of Television, which offered eight renowned productions from the early age of TV along with commentary and interviews with those involved. This week, the Criterion Collection released the DVD set of this PBS program, and it’s a knockout.” King goes on to say that these works constitute “a veritable Broadway stage in your own home.”

    Time Out New York’s Joshua Rothkopf calls the set “eye-opening” and is especially impressed by the fact that these were live productions: “The thrill of pulling off these plays before a rapt, nationwide audience is catching.” And in Paste, Sean Gandert states simply, “It’s one of the best DVD releases of the year,” featuring “the best and the most important shows of the era.”

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