R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one Producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly.
Marc Shaiman and Glen Roven, who played News Theme Writers, are real-life composers, who have also done television jingles. Shaiman, after doing this movie, went on to score major motion picture films, and has since been nominated for seven Academy Awards.
Six years from now, I'll be back here with my wife and two kids. And I'll see you, and one of my kids will say, "Daddy, who is that?" And I'll say it's not nice to point at single fat women.
After the special report is completed, everyone heads out to have a drink and celebrate. In reality, all of the reporters would have had to continue working long enough to produce a report for the evening news - even on a Sunday.
Albert Brooks' singing of "L'Edition Speciale" from the film also briefly appears in the end credits.
English, Spanish, French, German
$197,542 20 December 1987