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Z Channel

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The Z Channel was one of the first pay television stations in the United States. [1]

60 relations: A Clockwork Orange (film), Alexandra Cassavetes, American English, B movie, Black Orpheus, Boston Garden, Cablevision, Comcast Spectacor, Das Boot, Death Race 2000, Director's cut, Diva (1981 film), Dressed to Kill (1980 film), HBO, Heaven's Gate (film), Hughes Aircraft Company, Jerry Harvey (screenwriter), Jim Jarmusch, John Cassavetes, Letterboxing (filming), Los Angeles, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Madison Square Garden, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, MSG Network, My Darling Clementine, NBC, New England Sports Network, Oh, What a Lovely War!, Once Upon a Time in America, Overlord (1975 film), Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Paths of Glory, Pay television, PRISM (TV network), Quentin Tarantino, Ride the High Country, Robert Altman, Rocky, Salvador (film), Showtime (TV network), Southern California, Spectrum (arena), SportsChannel, SportsChannel Los Angeles, TelePrompTer Corporation, ..., That Most Important Thing: Love, The Hollywood Reporter, The Last Starfighter, The Leopard (1963 film), United States, Videodrome, Westinghouse Broadcasting, WWE, Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession, 1900 (film). Expand index (10 more) »

A Clockwork Orange (film)

A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novel of the same name.

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Alexandra Cassavetes

Alexandra "Xan" Cassavetes (born September 21, 1965) is an American actress and director.

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American English

American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.

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B movie

A B movie or B film is a low-budget commercial movie, but not an arthouse film.

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Black Orpheus

Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) is a 1959 romantic tragedy film made in Brazil by French director Marcel Camus and starring Marpessa Dawn and Breno Mello.

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Boston Garden

Boston Garden was an arena in Boston, United States.

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Cablevision Systems Corporation was an American cable television company with systems serving areas surrounding New York City.

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Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Sports Ventures, doing business as Comcast Spectacor, is a Philadelphia-based American sports and entertainment company.

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Das Boot

Das Boot (German: "The Boat") is a 1981 German war film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen, produced by Günter Rohrbach, and starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Klaus Wennemann.

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Death Race 2000

Death Race 2000 is a 1975 American action film directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth and Sylvester Stallone.

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Director's cut

A director's cut is an edited version of a film (or television episode, music video, commercial, or video game) that is supposed to represent the director's own approved edit.

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Diva (1981 film)

Diva is a 1981 French thriller film directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix, adapted from the novel Diva by Daniel Odier (under the pseudonym Delacorta).

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Dressed to Kill (1980 film)

Dressed to Kill is a 1980 American erotic thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma and starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, and Keith Gordon.

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Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..

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Heaven's Gate (film)

Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino.

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Hughes Aircraft Company

The Hughes Aircraft Company was a major American aerospace and defense contractor founded in 1932 by Howard Hughes in Glendale, California as a division of Hughes Tool Company.

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Jerry Harvey (screenwriter)

Gerald Francis "Jerry" Harvey (October 28, 1949 – April 9, 1988) was an American screenwriter and film programmer, best known for his work on Z Channel, a pioneering cable station in Los Angeles from 1974-89.

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Jim Jarmusch

James Robert Jarmusch (born January 22, 1953) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor, and composer.

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John Cassavetes

John Nicholas Cassavetes (December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was a Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter.

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Letterboxing (filming)

Letterboxing is the practice of transferring film shot in a widescreen aspect ratio to standard-width video formats while preserving the film's original aspect ratio.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California.

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Los Angeles Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers, abbreviated by the team as the LA Clippers, are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles Daily News

The Los Angeles Daily News is the second-largest-circulating paid daily newspaper of Los Angeles, California.

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Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.

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Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena was a multi-purpose arena at Exposition Park, in the University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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McCabe & Mrs. Miller

McCabe & Mrs.

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MSG Network

The MSG Network (MSG) is an American regional cable and satellite television network, and radio service owned by MSG Networks, Inc.—a spin-off of The Madison Square Garden Company (itself a spin-off of local cable provider Cablevision).

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My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine is a 1946 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp during the period leading up to the gunfight at the OK Corral.

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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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New England Sports Network

NESN (New England Sports Network) is an American regional sports cable and satellite television network that is owned by a joint venture of Fenway Sports Group (which owns a controlling 80% interest, and is the owner of Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club) and Delaware North (which owns the remaining 20% interest in the network, and owns the Boston Bruins and the TD Garden).

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Oh, What a Lovely War!

Oh, What a Lovely War! is an epic musical developed by Joan Littlewood and her ensemble at the Theatre Workshop in 1963.

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Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 epic crime drama film co-written and directed by Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods.

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Overlord (1975 film)

Overlord is a 1975 black-and-white film written and directed by Stuart Cooper.

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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid is a 1973 American western drama film directed by Sam Peckinpah, written by Rudy Wurlitzer, and stars James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado, Chill Wills, Barry Sullivan, Jason Robards and Bob Dylan.

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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory is a 1957 American anti-war filmhttp://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/191157|0/The-Big-Idea-Paths-of-Glory.html by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same name by Humphrey Cobb.

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Pay television

Pay television, subscription television, premium television, or premium channels are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.

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PRISM (TV network)

PRISM (Philadelphia Regional In-Home Sports and Movies) is a defunct American regional premium cable television channel in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

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Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American director, writer, and actor.

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Ride the High Country

Ride the High Country (released in the UK as Guns in the Afternoon) is a 1962 American Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, and Mariette Hartley.

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Robert Altman

Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone.

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Salvador (film)

Salvador is a 1986 American war drama film co-written and directed by Oliver Stone.

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Showtime (TV network)

Showtime is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of the Showtime Networks subsidiary of CBS Corporation, which also owns sister services The Movie Channel and Flix.

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Southern California

Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.

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Spectrum (arena)

The Spectrum (later known as CoreStates Spectrum, First Union Spectrum and Wachovia Spectrum) was an indoor arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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SportsChannel is the collective name for a former group of regional sports networks in the United States that was owned by Cablevision, which from 1988 until the group's demise, operated it as a joint venture with NBC.

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SportsChannel Los Angeles

SportsChannel Los Angeles is a defunct American regional sports network that was owned as a joint venture between the Rainbow Media subsidiary of Cablevision and NBC, and operated as an affiliate of SportsChannel.

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TelePrompTer Corporation

__notoc__ TelePrompTer Corporation was a media company that existed from approximately 1950 until 1981.

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That Most Important Thing: Love

That Most Important Thing: Love (original French title: L'important c'est d'aimer) is a French film directed by Polish filmmaker Andrzej Żuławski.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.

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The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter is a 1984 American space opera film directed by Nick Castle.

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The Leopard (1963 film)

The Leopard (Il Gattopardo, "The Serval"; alternative title: Le Guépard) is a 1963 Italian epic period drama film by director Luchino Visconti, based on Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel of the same title.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg, and starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, Deborah Harry.

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Westinghouse Broadcasting

The Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, also known as Group W, was the broadcasting division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.

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Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession is a 2004 documentary film about Los Angeles pay cable channel Z Channel which was directed by Xan Cassavetes, daughter of Hollywood director and actor John Cassavetes.

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1900 (film)

1900 (Novecento, "Twentieth Century") is a 1976 Italian epic historical drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and featuring an international ensemble cast including Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini, Laura Betti, Stefania Casini, Ellen Schwiers, Sterling Hayden, Alida Valli, Romolo Valli, Stefania Sandrelli, Donald Sutherland, and Burt Lancaster.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z_Channel

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