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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, not serious, cynical, realistic, biting
Plot: comeback, sitcom, makeup artist, director, actress, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, ambition, media, disorder, workplace, actor's life, model, network, backstage, producer, worn out, self involved, roommate, musician, lifestyle, showbiz, pilot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, showbiz, media, tv show and workplace situations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Comeback: Starlets (2000), After Lately (2011), Fat Actress (2005), Episodes (2011), 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: parody, tv show, actress, actor, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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95%
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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: humorous, not serious, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, parody, workplace situations, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, celebrity culture, showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.2
 784
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hollywood, actor's life, celebrity culture, media satire, physical appearance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, hypocrisy, comeback, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.9
 29K
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: witty, realistic, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, writer's life, tv show, actor's life, sitcom, culture clash, womanizer, couple relations, producer, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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69%
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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: not serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, parody, showbiz, tv show, workplace, producer, nothing goes right, performer's life, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: 90s
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60%
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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: actress, actor, actor's life, tv show, latinx lead, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace situations, workplace, media, disorder, tv star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: semi serious, biting, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: siblings relations, parody, media satire, reality tv, showbiz, hollywood, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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52%
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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, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: tv show, artists and showbiz, movie business, social satire, sitcom, showbiz, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, filmmaking, workplace, media, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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51%
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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, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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48%
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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, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: sitcom, comedian, actor, party, ambition, hopes, hollywood, aspiring actor, caterer, disorder, workplace, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous, realistic
Plot: comedian, ego clash, sitcom, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: not serious, talky, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, suburbs, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, disorder, buddies, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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43%
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, workplace, showbiz, producer, tv show, office, computers and web, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, chaos and mayhem, media satire, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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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: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, writing, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, celebrity impersonation, parody, tv show, workplace, friendship, comedian, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, country, starting over, parents and children, aspiring singer, country music, single mother, family, family relations, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, topical humor
Plot: magazine, media satire, celebrity guests, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture, pop culture, television, monologue, social satire, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sitcom, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, tv show, workplace situations, disability, family life, media, couples, workplace, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, workplace, actor, best friends, celebrity, movie star, aspiring actor, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, media, midlife crisis, radio show, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, radio, cat, self involved, lifestyle, garage, divorced man
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, hollywood, workplace, performer's life, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Soup (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: With this satirical series, the E! Entertainment Network returns to a format they helped create with the popular '90s show Talk Soup. Only this time instead of just poking fun at talk shows, they're setting their sights on all things in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: comedian, chihuahua, dog, celebrity culture, studio, magazine, media satire, pop culture, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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35%
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, best friends, female friendship, actress, sitcom, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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35%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace situations, sitcom, arena, stadium, workplace, boss and employee, unfulfillment, power relations, disorder, ex athlete, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hollywood Acting Studio (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: "Hollywood Acting Studio" follows Professor LaFrange, a failed Hollywood hopeful, and his attempts to teach "blockbuster cinema acting" to his community college acting class. LaFrange teaches his class the secrets to auditioning, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, teachers and students, college, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, follow your dream, college life, ambition, hopes, ensemble, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, puppets, showbiz, tv show, sitcom, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, imaginary, disorder, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: media satire, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, disorder, media sensation, network, oneiric, actress ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, director, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, hopes, agent, actor, film industry, film within a film, fame, newspaper headline ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 2K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: battle of the sexes, journalism, ex-lover, tv news, suburbs, boss and employee, friendship, media satire, showbiz, tv show, suburban life, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, buddies, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, hopes, breaking and entering, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, twentysomething life, lifestyle, roommate, friends, best friends, singleness, alcohol abuse, workplace, troublemaker, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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