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4th and Loud

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

KISS-themed football reality has strong vocab.

TV AMC Reality TV 2014
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4th and Loud highlights the challenges that come with launching and managing a successful sports franchise, especially one that represents a league that has not been particularly popular or financially sound. It also underscores the talent and commitment the AFL players need and the sacrifices they need to make to play, especially when their participation earns them minimal salaries when compared to their NFL counterparts.

Although much of the show's focus is on the role Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons play in the building of the franchise, the show also successfully demonstrates the constant tension that exists between franchise owners and the coaches and athletes who, in essence, are creating the product. The result is an interesting behind-the-scenes look at the ways in which people in the professional sports business find ways to meet the multiple demands of the industry.

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