There is almost nothing about America's Supernanny (Lifetime, 9pm) that you'd call original - not the concept, not the payoff. But, in this case, familiarity works in America's Supernanny's favor.
It's the type of show you watch with one eye on something else - your iPad, your kids, something - because you know what's coming. No surprises. But, by the time the show's over, you've learned a lesson (or, really, had one reinforced) and you've been more or less entertained.
In this Supernanny (like ABC's old, long-running Supernanny or Fox's Nanny 911), a nanny comes into a family's home to dole out advice on raising the kids. This supernanny is Deborah Tillman, who's warm and kind-hearted.
Like the supernannies that have come before her, she spends less time dealing with out-of-control kids than she does with the parents who are kinda clueless about what to do about those kids. In this case, like most, dad gets the bulk of the blame.
He's a chef and mountain-bike rider who's rarely home. And, when he is, he isn't paying much attention to his wife or kids. Meanwhile, mom's pulling her hair out as her kids kick her, scream and spit at her (yeah).
America's Supernanny loses some steam about halfway in, but it regains it in time to wrap up every situation up by the end of the episode (kids are under control and mom feels loved, while dad is reflecting on his former misdeeds). You know, just like real life.