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Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story

Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story

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Monday, September 04, 1995 N/A
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  • Season: 1995-96
  • Network: Lifetime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Hollywood/Show Biz, True Story
  • Based On: Almost Golden written by Gwenda Blair
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Gwenda Blair. The turbulent career of TV anchorwoman, Jessica Savitch, who's obsessive struggle to become the first woman to anchor a network news program leads her on a path of self-destruction. Indulging in drugs, booze, off-camera rages and a violent on-again-off-again lifetime affair with reporter Ron Kershaw eventually results in her losing herjob. While getting her life together she dies in a tragic 1984 car accident.


Production Company:

  • Sofronski Prods. IAWABC Prods.

Production Type:

  • In-House
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