overview : 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.
Release Date : Nov 01, 1976
Runtime : 2h 2m
Genre : Drama
Companies : United Artists, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Countries : United States of America
Keywords : corruption, adultery, television, profit, power, tv ratings, satire, murder, corporate, reporter, co-worker, meeting, news, fired, network, anchor, rant