Season One teaser trailer
About The Series
Airing on over 150 Public Television stations in 39 states, One Square Mile (OSM) is a documentary television series that portrays American culture from the perspective of distinct square miles across the US. Originating in Texas, the series has grown to include every corner of America, with a special focus on the Lone Star State. As a whole, the series is a microcosm of American life and a collective portrait of what it means to be American. The series represents the many faces and facets of America from the perspective of the individual while spanning the emotional, demographic and physical landscapes. This is a series about shared challenges and aspirations. The square miles include urban, suburban and rural communities and neighborhoods from every corner of the America.
The nine square miles featured in season one were selected from suggestions submitted by PBS viewers and visitors to this website. If you know of a great square mile that should be in a future season, tell us about it.