Movies and TV shows like Chocolate News

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Chocolate News (2008)
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. The show also aired in Canada on The Comedy Network. On March 10, 2009 a Comedy Central representative confirmed that Chocolate News would not be renewed for a second season.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, captivating, biting, suspense, realistic
Plot: satire, society, comedian, journalist, pop culture, social satire, absurd humor, fake news report, hip hop culture, media, media satire, rap, politics, hip hop, african american, journalism, u.s. president, television, monologue, political satire, tv show, entertainment, irreverence, guest, ethnic humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Genre: Comedy
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Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Jon Benjamin Has a Van is a live-action television comedy series that aired in the summer of 2011 on Comedy Central. The series stars Jon Benjamin as a reporter who tours around in a van to deliver uninteresting news to the viewers and to ...
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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