UHF


1h 37m 1989

Brief Synopsis

After a local public station gets a new owner, the station becomes a hit with a mix of hilariously bizarre shows.

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Film Details

Also Known As
Télé ringards
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; Sweetwater Ranch, Aqua Dulce, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

The struggles of a man who takes over a failing UHF television station.

Crew

Robert Sheamus Adair

Production Assistant

Shawn Adair

Production Assistant

David Layne Adams

Construction

Joe M Aguilar

Production Accountant

Joe M Aguilar

Associate Producer

Benita Allen

Assistant Director

Dave Amann

Gaffer

Keith Anderson

Other

Ara Ashjian

Sound

Christopher Assells

Sound Editor

Joneva Barry

Visual Effects

Tighe Barry

Props

Rudolf Beilicke

Generator Operator

Charles R Beith

Sound Editor

Sandi Black

Casting Associate

Brian Blagowsky

Electrician

Bradley J Boaz

Dolly Grip

Allen Kent Borchert

Construction

Amy Bosley

Assistant

Steve Bowen

Accounting Assistant

Eden Brandy

Production Assistant

Chris Breslin

Production Assistant

Kevin Breslin

Coproducer

Craig A Brink

Electrician

Barbara Brinkley

Casting

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Karla Caldwell

Adr Editor

Danny Carey

Grip

M Gianne Carpenter

Production Coordinator

Bill Carroll

Production Supervisor

Greg Cheever

Sound

Jim Clark

Location Manager

Kelly Clark

Other

Scott A Clark

Assistant Director

John Coats

Associate Producer

Byron J Cohen

Photography

Clay Collins

Sound Editor

John Connell

Assistant Camera Operator

Brian Cornford

Construction Coordinator

Jim Cozad

Lighting

Michael Cutler

Casting

Andy D'addario

Sound

Bob Davis

Driver

James Deeth

Pilot

Rick Defalco

Construction

Ainslee Colt Dewolf

Wardrobe Supervisor

Kimberly Di Bonaventura

Assistant

Dino Dimuro

Sound Editor

Gene Dobrzyn

Production Coordinator

Tim Donahue

Art Director

Clint Dougherty

Camera Operator

Richard Drown

Stunts

John Du Prez

Music

Lorene M Duran

Assistant Director

Lynne Eagan

Hair

Lynne Eagan

Makeup

Eric Eastland

Other

Ans Ellis

Visual Effects

Ray Evans

Song

Randy Faddis

Construction

Becky Falen

Production Assistant

Jason Fife

Dolly Grip

Rick Fiser

Transportation Coordinator

George Fisher

Stunt Coordinator

Magda Flaire

Visual Effects

David Footman

Grip

Clive Forrester

Lighting

Gray Frederickson

Production Manager

Gray Frederickson

Executive Producer

Jim French

Carpenter

Jeff Frickman

Music

Deren Getz

Coproducer

Ed Giovanni

Assistant Camera Operator

Steven Givens

Electrician

Todd Grace

Song

Michael Graham

Sound Editor

Jeffrey J. Haboush

Sound

Barbara Hanley

Casting

Matt Harget

Production Assistant

Michael Harris

Production Assistant

Geno Hart

Other

Bo Harwood

Sound Mixer

Harry Hauss

Pilot

Dan Hegeman

Sound Editor

Cathy Henderson

Casting

Paul Henning

Song

Paul Henning

Other

Hilda Hodges

Foley Artist

Denis Hoffman

Titles And Opticals

John Hora

Photography

Michael Steven Howl

Stunts

John W. Hyde

Producer

Stephen Jay

Song

Raymond Johnson

Construction

Timothy Lee Johnson

Production Assistant

Tom Keefer

Key Grip

Richard Joseph Kelly

Swing Gang

T Alan Kelly

Stunts

Richard Kilroy

Art Director

Gene Kirkwood

Producer

Warren Kleiman

Adr Mixer

Warren Kleiman

Foley Mixer

Mark Knopfler

Song

Mark Knopfler

Music

Kris Krengel

Assistant Director

Linda Landry-nelson

Production Manager

Michelle Lennert

Swing Gang

Jay Levey

Screenplay

David Lewis

Director Of Photography

David Lewis

Dp/Cinematographer

Jay Livingston

Song

Norman Terry Loague

Construction

Laurey Lummus

Casting

Gary Macheel

Sound Editor

Bonnie Macker

Production Coordinator

Dennis Madalone

Stunts

Bob Maras

Stunts

A David Marshall

Sound Editor

Diane Marshall

Sound Editor

Roseanne Mcilvane

Hair

Roseanne Mcilvane

Makeup

Tom Mckinley

Costume Designer

David Mcmoyler

Sound Editor

Mike Menzel

Special Effects Coordinator

Mike Milliken

Color Timer

John A Montgomery

Swing Gang

Jan Moody

Assistant

Michael Morand

Foreman

Rick Morris

Music

Rick Morris

Animator

J Granville Moulder

Stunts

Shayna Naulin

Production Assistant

Catherine Nelson

Assistant

Haven O'brien

Production Assistant

Beth O'bryan

Location Manager

Dennis M O'connor

Editor

Phil O'nan

Wardrobe Assistant

Azusa Ohno

Gaffer

Dan Ortiz

Sound

Nancy Parker

Foley Artist

Steve Polivka

Editing

Bill Powell

Property Master

Ward Preston

Production Designer

Ted Pryor

Apprentice

Cynthia Pusheck

Assistant Camera Operator

Katherine Quittner

Music Supervisor

Katherine Quittner

Music Editor

Joel Racheff

Boom Operator

Gregory Raich

Casting Associate

R Stacy Ratliff

Craft Service

Scircle Redmon Jr.

Construction

Steve Reinhardt

Best Boy

Brett Reynolds

Assistant Camera Operator

Rick Rische

Art Department

Michael Sarley

Visual Effects

Art Schiro

Sound

Gary Schnell

Visual Effects

John F Schnieder

Driver

Lewis Schoenbrun

Assistant Editor

Jackson Schwartz

Adr Mixer

Jackson Schwartz

Foley Mixer

Melanie Secrist

Production Assistant

Issy Shabtay

Facilities Supervisor

Eric Smith

Swing Gang

Michael Snyder

Grip

Nicolas J D Spikings

Assistant Director

Scott Staggs

Construction

Mike Staton

Construction

Rick Steele

Sound Editor

Max Steiner

Music

Carol A Stewart

Script Supervisor

Brent Stice

Stunts

Sting

Song

Marcus Tate

Camera Operator

Rick Taylor

Camera Assistant

Arly H Thomsen

Key Grip

Scot Tinsley

Sound Editor

Becki Trujillo

Associate Producer

Linda Van Voorhis

Other

Elpedio Vasquez

Visual Effects

Peter Verrando

Video Playback

Robert M Walters

Driver

Pam Whorton

Assistant Director

Richard Wilson

Construction

Tiffanie Winton

Assistant Camera Operator

Douglas A Womack

Construction Coordinator

Chris Woodward

Camera Assistant

John R Woodward

Assistant Director

Jennifer Wyatt

Swing Gang

Weird Al Yankovic

Song Performer

Weird Al Yankovic

Theme Lyrics

Weird Al Yankovic

Song

Weird Al Yankovic

Screenplay

Ron Yates

Set Designer

Robert Zilliox

Set Decorator

Susan Zwerman

Post-Production Supervisor

Susan Zwerman

Coproducer

Film Details

Also Known As
Télé ringards
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; Sweetwater Ranch, Aqua Dulce, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video January 25, 1990

Released in United States Summer July 21, 1989

Directorial debut for Jay Levey. First starring role for "Weird Al" Yankovic.

Began shooting July 18, 1988.

Completed shooting September 1988.

Released in United States on Video January 25, 1990

Released in United States Summer July 21, 1989