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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Offers an uplifting message about moving forward after tragedy. Promotes creativity, hard work, and determination.
Violence & Scariness
Images of post-Katrina New Orleans show the damage caused by the storm.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the teens on this hope-filled reality show talk about what it was like to live in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. While it's inspiring to watch the teens' attempts to lead normal lives, younger viewers may be upset by scenes in which the cast talks about living apart from their families. Footage also includes images of hurricane-ravaged neighborhoods and destroyed homes.
Is It Any Good?
Unlike Idol and other shows that pit competitors against each other in a mean-spirited battle, One Night Only pulls at viewers' heartstrings. That's because in addition to offering suspenseful competition, the series also shows the reality of what it was like for teens living in Katrina's wake.
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