I would actually like to see Sinclair's movie, "POW Story..."
Your comparison with Fahrenheit 911 is interesting, though, because opposite business forces are in play.
- For Sinclair's movie, we have a businessman (Sinclair) ordering his 62 stations to pre-empt normal broadcast to show his movie.
- For Fahrenheit 911, we have a businessman (Eisner) initially stopping distribution to theaters, where the demand turned out to be high.
In the latter case, Disney eventually released the movie for independent distribution, F911 generated record revenues, and Eisner is now out of a job.
I guess the only people on the hotseat for Sinclair may be the advertising sales managers at the 62 stations, as they may have to give steep discounts for TV ads during the show. But then again, there is an opportunity for capturing a target audience for Walmart, WWF professional wrestling, Smith & Wesson, ...