According to “Reuters” (http://macte.ch/YHUyg) TNT has scheduled back-to-back re-airings Thursday night (8 and 10 p.m.) of “Pirates of Silicon Valley, the 1999 TV movie about the race between technology rivals Apple and Microsoft to build their computer empires.
“ER” and “Falling Skies” star Noah Wyle plays Steve Jobs, with Joey Slotnick (“Nip/Tuck”) as his Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. “Dead Zone” and John Hughes movies alum Anthony Michael Hall is Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
“Pirates” follows both companies’ histories. The movie, which earned five Emmy nominations, is based on the bestseller “Fire in the Valley” by Paul Frieberger and Michael Swaine.