Events in Film & Television in August 1988

  • Aug 4 21st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Omni Hotel
  • Aug 12 Movie "Last Temptation of Christ" is released
  • Aug 22 NBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)
  • Aug 28 40th Emmy Awards: Thirtysomething, The Wonder Years & Richard Kiley win
  • Aug 29 45th Venice Film Festival: "The Legend of the Holy Drinker" directed by Ermanno Olmi wins Golden Lion