• Publication date: September 7, 2009


A normal video store clerk, Ed, doesn't realize what he's getting himself into when he allows a television executive to begin filming his life 24 hours a day.

  • Publication date: September 7, 2009


Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1999

MBC Max:

September 21, 2016 15:30 (KSA) ~ September 21, 2016 14:30 (CLT)

(mbc.net) A network decides to boost its ratings by filming a reality show of an ordinary fellow. After endless auditions, the producer lucks upon Ed, a goofy but good-looking video store clerk.

Ed has little time to get used to his new shadow, a three man video crew, before the show becomes a hit.

Suddenly Ed's a cultural icon with fan clubs, stalkers, and imitators, but the media saturation has it's effects on his friends and family, who are now part of the program.

When Ed realizes the phenomenon has turned on him, he tries to convince network bosses to cancel the show. To regain his life, Ed must find a way to cancel EDtv.

Rating: PG-13 for sex-related situations, partial nudity and crude language


  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Jenna Elfman
  • Woody Harrelson
  • Elizabeth Hurley
  • Rob Reiner
  • Dennis Hopper
  • Ellen DeGeneres

Directed by: Ron Howard