About the film
adultery new york city corruption profit satire tv ratings murder corporate reporter co-workers relationship tv show in film meeting political satire news fired network anchor tv news anchor
Release Date: November 14, 1976
|Slogan||:||«Television will never be the same.»|
|Producers||:||Juliet Taylor, Fred C. Caruso, Howard Gottfried|
When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.