R | | Comedy, Drama
The story of a TV pilot as it goes through the Network TV process of casting, production and finally airing.
In this movie, Sigourney Weaver plays a television network president. Weaver's father, Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., was for many years president of NBC; the writer and director of The TV Set (2006), Jake Kasdan, was a producer and writer on Freaks and Geeks (1999), which aired on NBC (albeit many years after Pat Weaver's retirement).
If I don't worry about the content in my show, then I'm part of the problem. I'm making the world more mediocre!
Alice: I think that you're overstating the situation just a little bit.
Mike: But you've never seen "Taxi Driver"!
Alice: I am going to rent "The Taxi ...
During the end credits an elimination round from the fictional reality show "Slut Wars" plays, featuring Seth Green as the host.
$34,531 (USA) (6 April 2007)
$265,198 (USA) (15 July 2007)
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