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Paddy Chayefsky takes on television (his first true love), with somewhat self-congratulatory ardor. Finch, a veteran newsman for the mythical United Broadcasting System, is sent over the mental edge when he is told that he will be fired after a quarter of a century on the air. He can't handle the situation and tells his audience that he intends to commit...read more

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This compelling and eye-opening doc follows Afghanistan's first independent television network, TOLO TV, and the group of family members and dedicated staff behind it.

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Academy Award, Emmy and Golden-Globe winner Faye Dunaway ("Chinatown," "Bonnie and Clyde") and Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Peter Finch ("Sun (more…)
The Network - Exclusive Clip - Returning to Afghanistan
01:03 — This compelling and eye-opening doc follows Afghanistan's first independent television network, TOLO TV, and the group of family members and dedicated (more…)
Network - Official Trailer
03:00 — Brilliant Paddy Chayefsky story of a declining television newsman who is turned into a ranting prophet of the airwaves by a crafty female programming (more…)
Network - Trailer
00:21 — Brilliant Paddy Chayefsky story of a declining television newsman who is turned into a ranting prophet of the airwaves by a crafty female programming (more…)
The Network - Official Trailer
01:39 — Imagine MTV, CNN and Bravo as one network. Then, imagine that network being created and operated in Afghanistan. Follow Afghanistan's first independen (more…)
(Movie Clip) Mad As Hell
Supported by Diana (Faye Dunaway) in the control room, Howard Beale (Peter Finch) ousts the anchorman and delivers his mad-prophet tirade, the most fa (more…)
(Movie Clip) Open, Howard Beale
Howard K. Smith, John Chancellor and Walter Cronkite appear in narrated opening to Sidney Lumet's Network, 1976, which also introduces Howard (Peter F (more…)
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Director Sidney Lumet remembers the creation of Paddy Chayefsky's script and Peter Finch's performance in Network, 1976.
(Movie Clip) Primal Forces
Howard Beale (Peter Finch) is summoned for another landmark scene, in which Jensen (Ned Beatty) tells him the corporate way of the world, in Network, (more…)
Network - (Re-issue Trailer)
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into the mad prophet of the airwaves in Network (1976) starring Peter Finch.
(Movie Clip) The Popular Rage
TV executive Diana (Faye Dunaway) first with her assistant (Conchata Ferrell) then with big shot Hackett (Robert Duvall), raving about the anchorman g (more…)
(Movie Clip) Middle Of Act Two
Beatrice Straight (as Louise) in the scene that won her Academy Award, with husband Max (William Holden) who's just confessed his affair with a younge (more…)
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01:38 — Trailer for The Network. This compelling and eye-opening doc follows Afghanistan's first independent television network, TOLO TV, and the group of fam (more…)

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  • Released: 1976
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Paddy Chayefsky takes on television (his first true love), with somewhat self-congratulatory ardor. Finch, a veteran newsman for the mythical United Broadcasting System, is sent over the mental edge when he is told that he will be fired after a quarter of… (more)

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