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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, backstage, workplace, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, disorder, worn out, self involved, husband wife relationship, actor's life, showbiz, makeup artist, director, television, washed up star, musician, model, satire, producer, network ...
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, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace, media, tv show, media satire and disorder mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Comeback: Starlets (2000), After Lately (2011), Fat Actress (2005), The Larry Sanders Show (1992), Episodes (2011). 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, cynical, humorous, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: backstage, parody, satire, actress, actor, tv show, actor's life, showbiz, rivalry, lifestyle, celebrity culture, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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95%
 6.3
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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, light, captivating, entertaining, biting ...
Plot: backstage, tv show, showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, producer, celebrity culture, late night, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 853
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, showbiz, physical appearance, media satire, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, hollywood, hypocrisy, media, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, humorous, clever, witty, suspense ...
Plot: satire, parody, workplace, producer, showbiz, tv show, performer's life, media, anchor, disorder, guest, self involved ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
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, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, couple relations, lifestyle, producer, writer's life, writers, workplace situations, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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71%
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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, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: actor, tv show, workplace, backstage, showbiz, workplace situations, media, disorder, tv star, studio, filmmaking, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: not serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: media, tv show, media satire, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, silly humor, journalism, talk show, talk show host, television studio, backstage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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51%
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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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: writers, friendship, parody, writing, actor, showbiz, tv show, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: humorous, biting, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: celebrity culture, actor's life, tv show, media satire, writer's life, hollywood, nothing goes right, siblings relations, parody, disorder, family relations, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: parody, hollywood, actor, actor's life, comedian, backstage, showbiz, celebrity culture, african american, lifestyle, marriage, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.5
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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, light, feel good, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: backstage, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, producer, workplace, intern, director, media, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: workplace, backstage, producer, showbiz, media satire, office, workplace situations, tv show, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, computers and web, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Greg the Bunny (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 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, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, actor's life, showbiz, tv show, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, friends, imaginary, buddies, artists and showbiz, puppets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, cynical, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, satire, artists and showbiz, anchor, state affairs, rise to the top, celebrity culture, couples, media, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
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42%
 8.3
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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: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, unsuccessful, popularity, friendship, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, light, funny ...
Plot: mishap, comedy of errors, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, buddies, nothing goes right, actress, actor, success, everyday life, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
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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: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity culture, showbiz, media satire, tv show, artists and showbiz, intern, ratings, dog, chihuahua, audience participation, magazine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv news, tv show, media, workplace, journalism, workplace romance, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.3
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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: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, avant garde ...
Plot: tv show, media, artists and showbiz, workplace, disorder, network, media sensation, workplace situations, media satire, nothing goes right, oneiric, television studio ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, friendship, producer, backstage, buddies, odd couple, intern, friends, self involved, artists and showbiz, actor's life, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: actor's life, love and romance, media, lifestyle, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, boss and employee, showbiz, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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36%
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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, talky, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, self involved, radio show, cat, media, unfulfillment, radio, self destruction, 40 year old, divorced man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
State of Georgia (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: State of Georgia is an American television situation comedy. It stars Raven-Symoné, Majandra Delfino and Loretta Devine. The half-hour multi-cam comedy series stars Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, actor's life, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, aspiring actor, city life, geek, female protagonist, strong female presence, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, lifestyle, actor's life, ambition, fame, everyday life, comedian, financial problem, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, satire, guest, comeback, odd, friends, layoff, disorder, fan, career, humiliation, self involved ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, not serious, topical humor
Plot: showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity guests, magazine, celebrity, pop culture, social satire, live audience, news satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sitcom, humorous, touching, sincere, situational comedy ...
Plot: family values, comeback, media, workplace, parents and children, tv show, fighting illness, couple relations, couples, family relations, parkinson's disease, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 7K
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, sitcom, realistic
Plot: workplace, disorder, workplace situations, ex athlete, midlife crisis, boss and employee, self involved, arena, owner, stadium, power relations, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 1K
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, sitcom, visually appealing, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, friendship, artists and showbiz, best friends, ambition, showbiz, actor's life, british humour, strong female presence, relationship vs career, friends, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Call My Agent (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: TV mini-series about a French talent agency
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, suspense ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, workplace, celebrity culture, workplace situations, life turned upside down, disorder, rivalry, society, friendship, artists and showbiz, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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