Parents' Guide to

Shooting Sizemore

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Gritty, post-rehab reality show isn't for kids.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2007
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Sizemore's descent is eye-opening. He routinely states that he worked very hard to find success in Hollywood and appears almost surprised at how easily he ruined his career. The soliloquies from his drug-fueled days are harrowing, and it's sad to see him have to start over from scratch. Though it's arguable that giving him is own reality show is quite a helping hand, Sizemore comes across as a determined person eager to put his life back together. The themes and mature content make this one for older teens only; even then, parents might want to watch with their kids to answer questions and put Sizemore's struggles in context.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: January 7, 2007
  • Cast: Tom Sizemore
  • Network: VH1
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 28, 2022

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