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).
Why not "The Wexler Chronicles"?
Lenny: Against "Infidelity 101"? We'll get killed.
Richard McCallister: Well, we'll do better than we will with "Cheating Heart." You said so yourself, Lenny. "Sex will always beat disgusting foods. But in a fight between sex and sex, the ...
Vernon Maxwell: ...
During the end credits an elimination round from the fictional reality show "Slut Wars" plays, featuring Seth Green as the host.
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