Network (MGM MGM
in full Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
U.S. corporation and film studio. It was formed when the film distributor Marcus Loew, who bought Metro Pictures in 1920, merged it with the Goldwyn production company in 1924 and with Louis B. Mayer Pictures in 1925. , 1976). Nearly three decades after its release, Sidney Lumet and Paddy Chayefsky's Oscar-winning black comedy about W seems like a nightmare come true.
Television news director Max Schumacher (William Holden) learns that corporate bigwigs at the multinational behemoth behemoth (bē`hĭmŏth, bĭhē`–) [Heb.,=plural of beast], large, fanciful primeval monster, like Leviathan, evoking the hippopotamus mentioned in the Book of Job. that's swallowed his struggling network have put entertainment executive Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway Faye Dunaway (born Dorothy Faye Dunaway on January 14, 1941) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. Biography
Dunaway was born in Bascom, Florida to Grace April Smith, a homemaker, and John MacDowell Dunaway, Jr., a career army officer. ) in charge of his division, and when an alcoholic anchor (Peter Finch
Peter Finch (September 28, 1916 – January 14, 1977) was an English-born Australian actor. ) goes on-air with a suicidal rant, Christensen and the board decide these antics are good for the corporate bottom line. The motto here is, "All the news that's fit to profit." ****