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Sally Sockwell in Lateline: The Complete Series

Lateline: The Complete Series

1998 NR

In a wry spoof that pushes the boundaries (and buttons) of the juggernaut that is broadcast media, Al Franken -- who created, wrote and executive produced the show -- stars as Al Freundlich, the busy correspondent for a fictional late-news show patterned after the evening news program "Nightline." In the show-within-a-show format, real-life special guests play themselves ... often to hilarious effect.