CENTURY CITY, Calif. - A smart, brisk and engaging comedy chronicling the perilous journey of an idealistic television writer as he tries to steer his pilot to a coveted spot on the prime-time television schedule, The TV Set
bows on DVD September 25 from Fox Home Entertainment.
Hysterically smart, the black comedy from television writer and director Jake Kasdan (Orange County
, Freaks and Geeks
) "gets high ratings for razor sharp writing and direction and a wonderful ensemble delivering terrific comic performances" (Maxim). David Duchovny
, Trust The Man
) stars as writer Mike Klein, who finds navigating his pilot through the often precarious network process of casting, production and airing is an uphill battle as he attempts to juggle the agendas of a headstrong network president (Sigourney Weaver
), a contemporary counterpart asked to add a touch of class to his pilot (Ioan Gruffudd
, Fantastic Four
, Amazing Grace
), an ever-optimistic manager (Judy Greer
, The Village
) and his concerned pregnant wife (Justine Bateman
, Family Ties
). "A shrewd, savvy satire" (People), The TV Set
shows that there is as much entertainment behind the camera as there is in front. The DVD features top-rated bonus materials including audio commentary, deleted scenes and a making-of featurette.Synopsis
A deadpan David Duchovny and a "flat-out fabulous" (Rolling Stone) Sigourney Weaver topline a "crackerjack cast" (Entertainment Weekly) in this uproarious, edgy peek into the world of network television... where ratings are king, and big dreams don't always fit on the small screen!
TV writer Mike Klein (Duchovny) is in the Prime Time of his life: his show just got picked up by a network, his favorite actor is set to star, and his wife is about to have a baby. But even though his wife is sure to deliver, the Network President (Weaver) might not! After locking horns with the steely suit, the hapless scribe must scramble to maintain creative control, before his beloved project is altered irrevocably, and his entire career winds up in permanent hiatus!
The TV Set DVD Special Features:
- "The Making of The TV Set" featurette
- Audio Commentary
- Deleted Scenes