740 Park Avenue - an exclusive apartment building in Manhattan - is currently home to more billionaires than any other building in the United States. Less than five miles to the north is another Park Avenue in the South Bronx, where almost 40 per cent live in poverty and life prospects are less promising for those stuck at the bottom of the American pile. Through archive and interviews with academics, political scientists, psychologists, former lobbyists, and even a former doorman at 740 Park, filmmaker Alex Gibney's film is a polemical look at the socio-economic political landscape of contemporary USA.
Park Avenue: Money, Power And The American Dream. BBC4: 10.00pm
Sign up to our weekly TV mail
No spam, just great tv news & highlights.
Story by Sheena McGinley | 16:31 | Tuesday 27th November 2012 | TV Highlights
50 Ways to Kill Your Mammies
Baz and his mammy are back, and this time they've brought a whole new set of mammies along for the ride. They begin their...Sky1 |
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
The sister show to Strictly Come Dancing is a great companion to the Saturday night series. Zoe Ball returns to present It...BBC Two |
Morgana Robinson's The Agency
This new comedy series is a good one for fans of celebrity impersonations. It sees leading talent agent Vincent Mann of Mann...BBC Two |
The guilt is eating Rachel up in tonight's Red Rock and she decides to confess all to Nikki... but will she really go...TV3 |
Steven Soderbergh's stylish thriller about an out-of-control virus that threatens to wipe out half the world's population...TG4 |
Water for Elephants
Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon star in this glossy adaptation of Sara Gruen's bestselling novel. Pattinson plays a...FilmFour |