On July 9, 2004 “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” was released. The film takes place in the 1970s at a San Diego TV station, depicting the rivalries of various newscasters. The film starred Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, and Steve Carell.
The film was a critical and commercial success. It was listed as one of the funniest movies ever made by Bravo and Empire, as well as grossing over $90 million worldwide. The film was followed by a 2013 sequel, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.”