Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession


2h 2m 2004

Brief Synopsis

A look at Jerry Harvey and his creation, the Z Channel, the first pay cable network. The Z Channel launched in 1974 as California's first pay-TV service, showing two movies a week, and quickly became required viewing for Hollywood's elite and cinephiles alike.

Film Details

Genre
Documentary
Historical
Interview
Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 2m

Synopsis

A look at Jerry Harvey and his creation, the Z Channel, the first pay cable network. The Z Channel launched in 1974 as California's first pay-TV service, showing two movies a week, and quickly became required viewing for Hollywood's elite and cinephiles alike.

Film Details

Genre
Documentary
Historical
Interview
Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 2m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2004

Released in United States Fall October 13, 2004

Released in United States on Video October 11, 2005

Released in United States 2004

Released in United States on Video October 11, 2005

Released in United States Fall October 13, 2004