Movies and TV shows like Sports Night

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Sports Night (1998)
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Sports Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The offbeat cast and crew of a sports news show as they deal with professional, personal, and ethical challenges while functioning in a pressure-cooker work environment.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace, television, christmas, sport, success, friends, journalism, couples, showbiz, workplace romance, media, workplace intrigue, dignity, lifestyle, actor's life, writer's life, tv show, performer's life, boss and employee, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, media satire, workplace situations, power relations, hot and sexy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Sports Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, witty and sitcom films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, lifestyle, media, friendship, friends and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Sports Night: Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), Back to You (2007), LateLine (1998), Less Than Perfect (2002), That Girl (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: realistic, witty, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace situations, friendship, backstage, friends, director, teamwork, renewed love, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, feel good, light ...
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
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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57%
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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, friends, workplace situations, rise to the top, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, celebrity culture, politics, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, tv show, workplace intrigue, best friends, workplace, media, love and romance, colleague, butler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, media, actor's life, tv show, workplace situations, couples, power relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, humorous, realistic, talky, not serious ...
Plot: workplace, journalism, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist, journalist, tv news ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c.
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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
Plot: ex athlete, hotshot hero, ambition, workplace, heroes, sport, workplace situations, talent agent, basketball, baseball, football
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, couple relations, writer's life, producer, tv show, womanizer, television, success, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Newsroom (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Newsroom is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which ran on CBC Television in the 1996–97, 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons. A two-hour television movie, Escape from the Newsroom, was broadcast in 2002. The show is set in the newsroom ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: intern, workplace situations, media satire, tv show, office, journalism, lifestyle, media, workplace, artists and showbiz, obnoxious boss, ego clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Far from Las Vegas (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Langt fra Las Vegas is a Danish sit-com, which was first aired on the Danish TV channel TV2 Zulu. It revolved around life at a newly started TV morning show, Jump Start, and focused on the life of the main character, Casper. Langt fra Las Vegas ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, parody
Plot: journalism, media satire, tv show, workplace, partners, workplace situations, chief, workplace romance, male female relationship, architect, self defense, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, talky, not serious ...
Plot: airport, family relations, workplace, siblings relations, friendship, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, irresponsible ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, sitcom, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: workplace, tv show, showbiz, producer, satire, writers, nothing goes right, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, media, media satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: writer's life, best friends, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, boss and employee, office, supportive coworker, singleness, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
1st & Ten: The Championship (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 1st & Ten is an American situation comedy that aired between December 1984 and January 1991 on the cable television network HBO. Featuring series regulars Delta Burke and veteran Reid Shelton, it was one of cable's first attempts to lure ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: american football, power relations, realism, sport team, friends, retirement home, couples, ego clash, gender, sport, partners, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Ugly Betty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Smart but wholesome Betty embraces her unique appearance and independent attitude in the cutthroat world of New York fashion. With the help of her proud yet far-from-glamorous family from Queens, Betty will continue to have big dreams and deal with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, workplace, boss and employee, lifestyle, power relations, obnoxious boss, model, couples, workplace intrigue, fish out of water, workplace situations, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, producer, dating, workplace, strong female presence, singleness, workplace situations, boss and employee, friends, self esteem, new job, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, popularity, unsuccessful, lifestyle, best friends, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 599
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: womanizer, couples, sexism, lifestyle, couple relations, looking for love, drinking problem, financial problem, everyday life, proposal, opposites attract, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: disorder, workplace, workplace intrigue, couple relations, family relations, friends, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, goofy hero, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, family life, career woman, ambition, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, city life, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, friendship, city life, boss and employee, mechanic, driver, stereotypes, group of friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of ...
Style: clever, realistic, sincere, serious, cynical ...
Plot: journalist, tv news, politics, journalism, news, intelligence, ethics, against the rules, power of media, ambitious, rebellion, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, actor's life, rising to stardom, workplace, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, hotel, showbiz, friendship, physical appearance, workplace romance, couples, love and romance, buddies, performer's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 919
Pepper Dennis (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pepper Dennis is a comedy-drama television series
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, captivating, light ...
Plot: ambition, love and romance, tv reporter, workplace, television, rivalry, boss and employee, society, friendship, journalism, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the the ups-and-downs of Angela Williams, the owner of a successful beauty salon, and her husband of 13 years, Marcus, a former professional football player who has recently partnered with Richard Ellington and Joseph Jetson on a new sports ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, marriage, thirtysomething life, silly humor, african american protagonist, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
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NewsRadio (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: NewsRadio is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from 1995 to 1999. The series was created by executive producer Paul Simms, and was filmed in front of a studio audience at CBS Studio Center and Sunset Gower Studios. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: radio, workplace, producer, friendship, boss and employee, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, office, rebelliousness, employer employee relationship, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: workplace, artists and showbiz, ambition, blind ambition, media, coma, media satire, workplace situations, backstage, television studio, television, female nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 659
After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, society, lifestyle, buddies, partners, workplace, power relations, couples, friends, americana, doctors and patients, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%