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Switching Channels

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Original title
Switching Channels
Running time
113 min.
United States United States
Jonathan Reynolds (Play: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur)
Michel Legrand
François Protat
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TriStar Pictures
Comedy | Journalism
Synopsis / Plot
A remake of "Front Page", the play from Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur. Sully is the producer of a cable news network program. Christy is his ex-wife and best reporter. Her desire to quit the news business and marry Blaine, a sporting goods manufacturer comes as an innocent man is about to be executed. Sully's attempts to keep her in town and break up her upcomming marriage happen against the backdrop of a botched execution, a prison break and a possible pardon.
1988: 2 Nominations for Razzie Awards: Worst Actor (Reynolds) and Sup. Actor (Reeve)
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