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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, sitcom and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, media, media satire, artists and showbiz, tv show and disorder mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Beggars and Choosers: On the Air (1992), Blunt Talk (2015), After Lately (2011), Murphy Brown (1988), Open Season (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, avant garde ...
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, media, tv show, media sensation, workplace situations, media satire, nothing goes right, workplace, network, backstage, oneiric ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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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: witty, cynical, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, workplace, artists and showbiz, silly humor, media satire, workplace situations, media, journalism, talk show, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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90%
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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, semi serious, not serious, sitcom ...
Plot: anchor, disorder, artists and showbiz, producer, media, showbiz, backstage, network, late night, tv show, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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84%
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, television reporter, female protagonist, female journalist, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c.
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81%
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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, realistic, humorous, biting, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, rise to the top, blind ambition, ambition, society, showbiz, ratings, disorder, media, boss and employee, media satire, tv show ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, australia
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79%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: workplace romance, journalism, satire, lifestyle, campaign, showbiz, anchor, artists and showbiz, love and romance, state affairs, disorder, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
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74%
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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, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: actor, tv show, workplace, media, showbiz, actor's life, workplace situations, disorder, artists and showbiz, latinx lead, ex husband ex wife relationship, latina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: workplace, radio dj, media, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, radio show, office, radio station, radio broadcasting, radio, disc jockey
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, media, tv show, workplace romance, performer's life, gender, couples, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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64%
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, media, best friends, love and romance, workplace, tv show, power relations, workplace intrigue, colleague, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: not serious, humorous, clever, sincere, witty ...
Plot: radio dj, tv show, workplace situations, celebrity culture, workplace intrigue, media satire, couple relations, ratings, artists and showbiz, workplace, media, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
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62%
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: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, canadian humor
Plot: teenage life, ratings, youth, media, tv show, media satire, workplace, tv station, teenager, actress playing multiple roles, joke
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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62%
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: sitcom, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, workplace, crimes, goofy hero, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder, partners, private investigator, short lived, television flop
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: radio, radio dj, secretary, workplace, small time, media satire, power relations, boss and employee, satire, media, workplace situations, director ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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56%
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, sitcom
Plot: workplace, unsupportive spouse, workplace situations, best friends, breakup, gays and lesbians, couples, gender, feminism, career woman, office, homosexual ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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54%
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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, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, friendship, workplace romance, journalism, media, workplace, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, power relations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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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: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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52%
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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: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: politics, mayor, media, workplace situations, boss and employee, political intrigue, campaign, staff, workplace romance, secretary, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, biting ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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51%
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: not serious, witty, cynical, humorous, talky ...
Plot: radio show, workplace, workplace situations, media, goofy hero, disorder, artists and showbiz, recording studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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51%
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: sitcom, clever, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: satire, workplace, producer, parody, showbiz, tv show, assistant, star, media, lifestyle, network, self involved ...
Time: 90s
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49%
Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england
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48%
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Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, cynical, humorous, clever, witty ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, beverly hills
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48%
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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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, showbiz, producer, free spirited, media satire, workplace situations, office, backstage, tv show, silly humor, thirtysomething life, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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47%
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: witty, humorous, not serious, offbeat, surreal
Plot: satire, couple relations, friends, performer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, workplace, lifestyle, buddies, human nature, media, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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47%
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: media, workplace, satire, celebrity, power of media, manipulations, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity culture, campaign, showbiz, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england
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46%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, hotshot hero, heroes, ambition, workplace, workplace situations, ex athlete, baseball, basketball, talent agent, football
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: comedian, workplace, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, media, ego clash, rivalry, tv show, showbiz, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, humorous, witty, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, society, campaign, dishonesty, government agency, political conspiracy, parents and children, celebrity culture, media satire, sexual relations, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hotel, family business, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations, friends, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, wooing ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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44%