American High (TV series)

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American High
Genre Reality, documentary
Created by R. J. Cutler
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Production
Executive producer(s) R. J. Cutler
Producer(s) Actual Reality Pictures
Running time 22 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Fox
Original run August 2, 2000 (2000-08-02) – August 9, 2000 (2000-08-09)
External links
Website

American High is an American documentary television show about the lives of fourteen students at Highland Park High School, located in the city of Highland Park, Illinois. The series originally aired on Fox and was canceled after four episodes. It was later picked up by PBS and aired in its entirety. The series was created by R. J. Cutler, an award winning documentary filmmaker. The show received the 2001 Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction Program.

The theme song "American High (Now It's Everything)", was written and performed by Bouncing Souls.

An earlier Fox Network documentary series from 1991, Yearbook also covered the lives of suburban Chicago high school students.

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