Way Back Wednesday





A television network attempts to use a disgruntled employee's rant to boost ratings. Click here for more.



Schedule: Wednesday Nights

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    Network

    Wednesday 10:00pm | 9:00C

    A TV executive (Faye Dunaway) boosts her ratings with a mad anchorman (Peter Finch) who thinks he speaks for God. more »

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    The Blues Brothers

    October 1 7:00pm | 6:00C

    When released, John Landis’s raucous and spirited romp with John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd playing siblings Jake and Elwood Blues was both a popular box office hit and a cautionary example of Hollywood excess. Elaborately choreographed car chases and electrifying musical performances by Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles and Cab Calloway provide mesmerizing background to a story about a couple of hardened white boys from Chicago who love black American music and need to raise money for a church orphanage. more »

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    American Graffiti

    October 8 7:30pm | 6:30C

    Four years before he changed the movies forever with STAR WARS, George Lucas demonstrated his strong commercial appeal with this semi-autobiographical comic flashback to California’s youthful car culture of the early ’60s. In the era just before Vietnam and the Kennedy assassination, four high-school buddies (Ronny Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Paul Le Mat and Charles Martin Smith) spend a long evening cruising in their cars, listening to rock ‘n’ roll and eyeing the girls before heading off to college. Five Oscar nominations, including Best Picture. more »