Network (1976)

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: William Holden, Faye Dunaway and Peter Finch

Paddy Chayefsky's prescient script satirizing broadcast journalism packs an even more powerful punch in our current era of tabloid television and the 10-second soundbite. Executives at a foundering network are willing to air anything, no matter how profane or outrageous, to boost ratings.

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