'Bridgerton' and 'The Gilded Age' present uneasy marriage of escapist fantasy and social commentary
Netflix returned with season 2 of hit show “Bridgerton,” which began streaming as HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ wrapped up. Both shows have diverse casts, sumptuous depictions of the 1800s and an obsession with wealth.
We discuss this with NPR TV critic Eric Deggans.
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