Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr 2mins.
Genres Documentary, Historical, Interview
Keywords cinema
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Ed Carroll Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Alison Palmer Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Marshall Persinger Producer n/a 3 3000002
John Pirozzi Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Iain Kennedy Editor n/a 172 7000001
Alison Palmer Network Executive (IFC) 120846 11000002
Ed Carroll Network Executive (IFC) 120846 11000001
Steve Hufsteter Music n/a 120781 8000001
Rick Ross Producer n/a 3 3000001
Xan Cassavetes Director n/a 2 2000001
Quentin Tarantino Actor n/a 1 1000004
James Woods Actor n/a 1 1000003
Jacqueline Bisset Actor n/a 1 1000002
Jim Jarmusch Actor n/a 1 1000005
Alexander Payne Actor n/a 1 1000006
Ned Nalle Actor Himself 1 1000008
Paul Verhoeven Actor n/a 1 1000007
Robert Altman Actor n/a 1 1000001
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.