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Beggars and Choosers (1999)
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Beggars and Choosers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Beggars and Choosers is a comedy-drama series broadcast by Showtime. Developed by Peter Lefcourt and Brandon Tartikoff, the series was a comedic, behind-the-scenes look at network television. Its 42 episodes aired between June 19, 1999 and December 12, 2000.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: workplace, coma, ambition, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, media, ratings, media satire, workplace situations, backstage, female nudity, television, television studio
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, media, media satire, tv show, artists and showbiz and disorder mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Beggars and Choosers: Blunt Talk (2015), On the Air (1992), After Lately (2011), That's So Weird! (2009), LateLine (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Plot: media satire, media, tv show, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, workplace, silly humor, journalism, talk show, talk show host, backstage, television studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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On the Air (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: On the Air is an American sitcom created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, and broadcast by ABC. In the United States only three episodes were aired, although seven were filmed. The program follows the antics of the staff of a fictional 1950s ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, avant garde ...
Plot: tv show, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace, network, media sensation, disorder, workplace situations, media satire, media, television studio, television show ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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94%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Lately is an American television comedy. The series depicts, in mockumentary style, the behind the scenes goings-on at the office of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. The cast is made up of the actual writers and performers of Chelsea ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, biting ...
Plot: backstage, workplace, showbiz, workplace situations, producer, tv show, disorder, media, artists and showbiz, late night, celebrity culture, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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88%
That's So Weird! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: That's So Weird was a Canadian sketch comedy television show owned by the Halifax Film Company and was broadcast on YTV. The show has been described as SCTV or Mad TV for teenagers and includes an array of comedic skits.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever
Plot: media satire, teenage life, youth, workplace, tv show, ratings, tv station, joke, media, teenager, actress playing multiple roles, canadian humor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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80%
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: LateLine is an American TV sitcom that ran on NBC from March 17, 1998, through March 16, 1999. Due to an abrupt cancellation, there were seven unaired episodes. Created by John Markus and Al Franken, LateLine depicted the behind-the-scenes ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, clever, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace romance, journalism, satire, disorder, politics, workplace intrigue, campaign, media, showbiz, rise to the top, anchor, couples ...
Time: 90s
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The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The CollegeHumor Show was an American comedy that premiered on MTV on February 8, 2009 and also aired on MuchMusic. The show is a scripted sitcom with sketch comedy elements. It is written by and stars nine actual CollegeHumor editorial staff ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom, captivating
Plot: workplace, showbiz, backstage, workplace situations, media satire, free spirited, disorder, silly humor, office, boss, producer, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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73%
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, tv show, media satire, workplace situations, single parent, mother daughter relationship, television reporter, female journalist, female protagonist, journalist, tv news ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 2010s ...
Place: washington d.c.
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Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: actor, workplace, backstage, tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, media, disorder, tv star, friendship, filmmaking, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, media satire, workplace situations, showbiz, ambition, media, society, rise to the top, workplace, blind ambition, boss and employee, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
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The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, radio dj, power relations, boss and employee, media, workplace situations, radio show, radio, radio announcer, rock and roll, radio station, office ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, parody, not serious, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: couples, ratings, radio dj, satire, couple relations, celebrity culture, workplace intrigue, tv show, showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, media ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, realistic
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, ego clash, media, rivalry, workplace, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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54%
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That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: actor's life, media, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, tv show, workplace situations, performer's life, power relations, couples, workplace romance, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: radio show, workplace, goofy hero, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, workplace situations, recording studio
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Place: england
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Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, best friends, love and romance, media, workplace, tv show, workplace intrigue, colleague, anchor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: radio, radio dj, workplace, secretary, ratings, salesman, small time, worn out, director, satire, media, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, witty, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, boss, media, lesbian, reporter, workplace, workplace situations, ratings, anchor, advertising, media satire, tv show ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective ...
Style: sitcom, parody, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: satire, workplace, producer, showbiz, tv show, writers, uptight character, network, anchor, guest, self involved, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Arli$$ (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Arliss is an American situation comedy about a sports agent and his group of associates. The series premiered on HBO in 1996 and ended in 2002.
Style: sitcom, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, workplace, heroes, hotshot hero, ambition, workplace situations, ex athlete, baseball, football, basketball, talent agent
Time: 20th century, 90s
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46%
Veronica's Closet (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Veronica 'Ronnie' Chase is the 'Queen of Romance.' Founder of a successful lingerie empire, and best-selling author of self-help romance books, Ronnie has it all ... money, success, sex appeal and a philandering husband. How she ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: best friends, couples, breakup, workplace situations, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, workplace, unsupportive spouse, career woman, woman, office ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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45%
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Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: media, journalism, workplace, workplace situations, friendship, workplace romance, tv show, boss and employee, power relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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45%
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, disorder, self involved, worn out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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45%
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: power relations, ex athlete, parole officer, step siblings, working the system, social worker, hockey, friends, crime and punishment, friendship, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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44%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: mayor, politics, campaign, staff, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, media, workplace, disorder, secretary, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, human nature, media, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performer's life, buddies, workplace, love and romance, social relations, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1948, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace problem, disability, bar, british humour, blind ambition, partners, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: media, manipulation, workplace, satire, celebrity, campaign, cover up, power of media, manipulations, celebrity culture, workplace situations, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
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Cuts (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuts is an American sitcom that aired on the UPN network from February 14, 2005, to May 11, 2006, and is a spin-off of another UPN series, One on One. The show was canceled along with many other shows when the UPN and WB networks merged to form The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, realistic
Plot: prodigy, family business, workplace, lifestyle, rivalry, ambition, workplace romance, boss and employee, uninhibited rivalry, couples, looking for love, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, cynical, biting ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, hollywood, artists and showbiz, heroes, anti heroes, workplace, nothing goes right, lifestyle, workplace situations, anti hero, agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: hotel, family business, ambition, desire for fame, love and romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, wooing, workplace situations, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%