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Beggars and Choosers (1999)
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Beggars and Choosers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, female nudity, television
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, media, sitcom, tv show, media satire and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Beggars and Choosers: Blunt Talk (2015), Open Season (1995), On the Air (1992), After Lately (2011), Murphy Brown (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: biting, realistic, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: workplace, media, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, tv show, journalism, talk show host
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, 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: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, showbiz, society, media satire, blind ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, rise to the top, ambition, disorder, workplace, ratings ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
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On the Air (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, avant garde
Plot: disorder, workplace situations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, media satire, media sensation, network, media, workplace, tv show, actor, actress ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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87%
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: biting, realistic, not serious, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: media satire, workplace situations, media, late night, tv show, producer, showbiz, network, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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83%
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Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, humorous, talky, not serious, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace, journalism, workplace situations, media satire, tv show, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, television reporter, female journalist, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, offbeat, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, workplace, campaign, politics, lifestyle, showbiz, battle of the sexes, media, media satire ...
Time: 90s
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76%
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Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, clever, not serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: parody, tv show, media, workplace, couples, ratings, radio dj, showbiz, lifestyle, couple relations, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
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69%
The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: radio dj, sitcom, workplace, radio show, power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, media, office, radio, disc jockey, radio station ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, realistic
Plot: actor, artists and showbiz, workplace, disorder, media, tv show, workplace situations, actor's life, showbiz, latinx lead, actress, latina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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66%
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That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: media, actor's life, lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, tv show, showbiz, couples, workplace romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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62%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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That's So Weird! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, canadian humor
Plot: youth, tv show, ratings, teenage life, media satire, workplace, media, tv station, teenager, actress playing multiple roles, joke
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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59%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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: biting, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, media, lesbian, reporter, tv news, anchor, ratings, workplace, politically correct, tv show, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: radio, sitcom, radio dj, secretary, workplace, salesman, rock, radio show, power relations, small time, director, media ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: comedian, sitcom, rivalry, ego clash, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, tv show
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, private detective, crimes, investigation, workplace, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, partners, disorder, private investigator, television flop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, witty, not serious, surreal, offbeat
Plot: media satire, couple relations, love and romance, workplace situations, performer's life, human nature, lifestyle, media, workplace, social relations, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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50%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, biting, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, showbiz, producer, parody, sitcom, workplace, media satire, performer's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: tv show, workplace, friendship, journalism, media, workplace situations, workplace romance, power relations, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Veronica's Closet (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, sexual, humorous, semi serious
Plot: feminism, unsupportive spouse, gays and lesbians, workplace situations, best friends, breakup, gender, couples, workplace, career woman, sitcom, office ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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49%
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: radio show, workplace, goofy hero, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, recording studio
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, showbiz, producer, workplace, chaos and mayhem, media satire, computers and web, artists and showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, backstage, free spirited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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48%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: mayor, politics, sitcom, workplace situations, boss and employee, political intrigue, campaign, staff, media, media satire, secretary, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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47%
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Norm (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Norm Show is an American television sitcom that ran from 1999 through 2001 on the ABC television network.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, friends, workplace situations, crime and punishment, boss and employee, ex athlete, power relations, step siblings, working the system, friendship, workplace, hockey ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, state affairs, media satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, government agency, fighting the system, manhunt, journalism, media, politics, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Wanda at Large (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Wanda at Large is an American sitcom that ran for two seasons on the Fox network in 2003. The series was created by and stars comedian Wanda Sykes.
Style: semi serious, biting, realistic, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: politics, single parent, tv show, singleness, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, media, social relations, workplace, family relations, political satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
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Arli$$ (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, talky, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, sport, workplace situations, heroes, hotshot hero, ambition, workplace, ex athlete, baseball, football, talent agent, basketball
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
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The Newsroom (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Newsroom is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which ran on CBC Television in the 1996–97, 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons. A two-hour television movie, Escape from the Newsroom, was broadcast in 2002. The show is set in the newsroom ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: intern, media satire, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, office, tv show, workplace, obnoxious boss, ego clash, anchor, lifestyle, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: offbeat, tragicomedy, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, workplace, society, misfit, friends, social misfits, workplace situations, friendship, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, hotel, family business, ambition, artists and showbiz, love and romance, desire for fame, performer's life, workplace situations, workplace, workplace romance, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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42%