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This made-for-cable film is a revisitation of An American Family, the 1973 documentary series considered television’s first reality series. The original acclaimed production followed the Loud family through the various ups and downs of Pat (Diana Lane) and Bill Loud (Tim Robbins) and their five offspring, including their openly gay son, Lance (Thomas Dekker). 2011. Shari Springer Verman and Robert Pulchini direct. April 24. HBO Home Entertainment (hbo.com).