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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, backstage, coma, media, ambition, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, media satire, workplace situations, female nudity, television, television studio, ratings
Time: 90s, 20th century

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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, witty, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media satire, media, tv show, journalism, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, silly humor, talk show host, talk show, satire, backstage ...
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, humorous, avant garde, sitcom ...
Plot: tv show, media sensation, disorder, workplace, nothing goes right, media, artists and showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, farce, surrealism, television ...
Time: 50s
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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, realistic ...
Plot: backstage, showbiz, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, producer, disorder, celebrity culture, media, artists and showbiz, friendship, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, joke, media, teenager, tv station, ratings, actress playing multiple roles, canadian humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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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, suspense, biting, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, satire, backstage, friends, workplace situations, rise to the top, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, celebrity culture, politics ...
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sitcom
Plot: workplace, showbiz, backstage, disorder, free spirited, media satire, workplace situations, office, silly humor, boss, workplace humor, producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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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, realistic, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: workplace, journalism, female protagonist, television reporter, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, mother daughter relationship, female journalist, tv news, news anchor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c.
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Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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 ...
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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: sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, ironic, clever ...
Audience: teens
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Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, not serious, parody, humorous, witty ...
Plot: talk show, newscaster, satire, artists and showbiz, workplace, lifestyle, media, radio dj, couples, couple relations, tv show, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
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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 ...
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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, realistic, sitcom
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, retro
Plot: female protagonist, lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, media, actor's life, tv show, workplace situations, couples, power relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
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Good Morning, Miami (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A talented young TV producer arrives in Miami to revamp the lowest-rated morning show in the country. Jake Silver risks taking the job when he sets eyes on the show's beautiful, down-to-earth hair stylist Dylan, who wows him like nobody before ...
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Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
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Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
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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 ...
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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, biting, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, backstage, workplace, celebrity culture, media satire, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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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, semi serious, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous, sitcom, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, media, journalism, workplace romance, workplace situations, tv show, friendship, power relations, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Notorious, sometimes stylized So NoTORIous, is an American sitcom on VH1, loosely based on the life of actress Tori Spelling. The series debuted on April 2, 2006 and despite lasting only ten episodes, received substantial acclaim from critics.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
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, captivating, light ...
Plot: mayor, politics, workplace, political intrigue, boss and employee, workplace situations, media, campaign, staff, workplace romance, media satire, secretary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, humorous, witty, parody ...
Plot: absurd humor, satire, friends, social relations, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, media, performer's life, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1948, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sitcom, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new york
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42%
Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
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Place: london, england
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