The primary forms of entertainment in the 1920s were broadcast radio, spectator sports and films. They played a prominent part in the development of American culture.
The creation of radio stations allowed music, news programs and weekly serials into the homes of the American family. It allowed for regional differences to be broken down, and for the American people to find common ground in a wide variety of subjects. Films had become less costly and more accessible to the general public, regularly attracting vast quantities of patrons. Spectator sports, such as baseball and football, became a platform for creating role models and as a family-friendly form of entertainment.