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The Comeback (2005)
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 sitcom, but struggles with the matter of being an aging, non-influential performer in an increasingly-youthful Hollywood, while her every move on and off the set is being documented for a companion reality show. When the cameras catch up with Valerie in 2014, she is cast in an HBO series entitled Seeing Red, which chronicles the career of the sitcom writer/producer who tormented her nine years earlier.
Style: humorous, biting, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: comeback, actress, director, sitcom, makeup artist, musician, model, ambition, artists and showbiz, producer, network, media, backstage, lifestyle, tv show, roommate, disorder, workplace, worn out, celebrity culture, media satire, self involved, actor's life, showbiz, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, sitcom, workplace, media, showbiz, tv show and workplace situations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Comeback: Starlets (2000), After Lately (2011), Episodes (2011), Fat Actress (2005), The Larry Sanders Show (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: cynical, offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: parody, actress, actor, tv show, producer, starlet, actor's life, rivalry, sitcom, director, media, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, california
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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, humorous ...
Plot: parody, sitcom, backstage, workplace, media, showbiz, producer, network, media satire, celebrity culture, late night, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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74%
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: realistic, witty, cynical, humorous, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, writer's life, couple relations, producer, sitcom, career, culture clash, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fat Actress is an American sitcom television series starring Kirstie Alley. It aired on Showtime in the United States in the spring of 2005, on Movie Central in Western Canada, The Movie Network in Eastern Canada, FX in the UK, Network Ten in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hollywood, media, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, hypocrisy, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: humorous, not serious, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: tv show, producer, showbiz, workplace, parody, sitcom, performer's life, homosexual, media, self involved, uptight character, network ...
Time: 90s
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66%
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Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, cynical
Plot: workplace intrigue, artists and showbiz, media, director, sitcom, intern, backstage, workplace situations, tv show, producer, workplace, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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53%
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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, showbiz, actor's life, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, tv show, disorder, media, workplace, latinx lead, latina, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
Style: realistic, biting, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: disorder, family relations, actor's life, showbiz, media, parody, tv show, looking for love, writer's life, siblings relations, hollywood, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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49%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, producer, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media satire, office, backstage, disorder, computers and web, chaos and mayhem, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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46%
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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: humorous, not serious, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media satire, tv show, journalism, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: realistic, talky, cynical, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, media satire, artists and showbiz, divorced divorcee, politically correct, social misfits, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, comedian, millionaire, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic, avant garde
Plot: network, media sensation, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, workplace, tv show, disorder, media, backstage, television show ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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43%
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Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: sitcom, actor, party, comedian, marijuana, staff, workplace, ambition, musician, team, wannabe, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, topical humor, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, writing, actor, tv show, showbiz, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: comedian, sitcom, workplace, ego clash, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, rivalry, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: parody, hollywood, marriage, guest, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, family relations, friends, supportive friend, everyday life, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Malibu Country (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, materialism, comeback, country, musician's life, family relations, lifestyle, starting over, artists and showbiz, parents and children, hopes, aspiring singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, media, journalism, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace, friendship, power relations, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Mike Henry had to give up his career as a news anchor for New York's WNBC and focus on his health and his family. Four years later, Mike decides to get back to work and struggles between ...
Style: sincere, not serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, family relations, comeback, workplace, family values, family life, anchor, couples, network, tv show, videotaping, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Showbiz Show with David Spade was a weekly television program on Comedy Central that starred comedian David Spade. It is a comedic parody of celebrity news programs such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. The show was developed from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, topical humor
Plot: showbiz, celebrity guests, media, magazine, media satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, musician, joke, stand up comedian, comedian, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Maron (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Marc Maron has been a comedian for 25 years. He’s had his problems. He was an angry, drunk, self involved, twice divorced compulsive mess for most of his adult life, but with the popularity of a podcast he does in his garage and a life of ...
Style: talky, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, radio show, radio, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, lifestyle, self involved, media, cat, divorced man, garage
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, cynical, light ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, aspiring actor, nothing goes right, unsuccessful, friendship, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Greg the Bunny (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Greg the Bunny is an American television sitcom that originally aired on Fox TV in 2002. It starred Seth Green and a hand puppet named Greg the Bunny, originally invented by the team of Sean S. Baker, Spencer Chinoy and Dan Milano. Milano and Chinoy ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, showbiz, network, actor's life, puppets, friends, tv show, workplace, buddies, disorder, imaginary, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: offbeat, cynical, biting, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace romance, rise to the top, showbiz, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, campaign, friends, workplace, media, media satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: clever, witty, not serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, radio, unsuccessful, friends, self involved, down on your luck, desire for fame, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, goofy hero, comeback, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, the show's executive producer.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, fashion, photographer, journalism, model, workplace, office, magazine, promiscuity, roommate, family relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Michael & Michael Have Issues. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Michael & Michael Have Issues is a cable television comedy series starring comedians and actors Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, who created the series. Both comedians appeared together in several TV comedy series, including The State, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, producer, friends, self involved, buddies, actor's life, odd couple, artists and showbiz, intern, backstage, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, power relations, self involved, owner, disorder, ex athlete, unfulfillment, workplace situations, midlife crisis, sitcom, birthday, stadium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Live with Models (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Tommy is a chubby barista, whose perfect hands catapult him into the glamorous but ruthless world of modelling. He can take everything his new career throws at him but the hard part is dealing with his new roommates – a tough-talking catalogue ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, fashion, model, misfit, fish out of water, roommate, disorder, twentysomething life, talent agent, ambition, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The story of a failed director and his hodgepodge crew as they search, in vain, for fame and success in the crazy world of Hollywood.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: director, hollywood, filmmaking, desire for fame, hopes, agent, artists and showbiz, celebrity, film within a film, fame, film industry, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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