Movies and TV shows like Sports Night

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Sports Night (1998)
 8.2
 7K
Sports Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, clever, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace, tv news, christmas, sport, success, writer's life, friends, couple relations, performer's life, journalism, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, couples, network, chaos and mayhem, media, lifestyle, tv show, dignity, actor's life, boss and employee, showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, power relations ...
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 humorous, realistic, witty and sitcom films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, lifestyle, couples, friends, friendship and media mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Sports Night: Back to You (2007), LateLine (1998), Less Than Perfect (2002), Murphy Brown (1988), That Girl (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 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, 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 ⇓
95%
 6.6
 103
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, best friends, love and romance, media, workplace, tv show, workplace intrigue, colleague, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 8K
Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, not serious, talky ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, tv show, media satire, workplace situations, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female journalist, television reporter, female protagonist, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 7.1
 2K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, backstage, director, boss, old friend, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 1K
Arli$$ (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, witty, humorous, clever, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex athlete, workplace situations, hotshot hero, ambition, workplace, heroes, sport, basketball, football, baseball, talent agent
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.4
 467
The Newsroom (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
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: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: intern, obnoxious boss, media, lifestyle, workplace situations, office, tv show, media satire, anchor, artists and showbiz, ego clash, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Plot: producer, dating, friendship, workplace, tv news, workplace situations, singleness, boss and employee, strong female presence, anchor, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 32K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, best friends, writer's life, love and romance, dull life, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, office, hapless, obnoxious boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
1st & Ten: The Championship (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: american football, ambition, battle of the sexes, gender, ego clash, athlete and trainer, workplace situations, rivalry, athlete's life, partners, contests and competitions, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 10K
Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, witty, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: airport, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, workplace, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.3
 52K
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 ⇓
43%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: disorder, workplace, workplace intrigue, couple relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: rivalry, career woman, friends, ambition, family life, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, office, couples, city life, best friends, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky
Plot: workplace, loser, office, department store, love and romance, couples, ordinary person, bad attitude, unsupportive coworkers, promotion, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, workplace romance, showbiz, friendship, physical appearance, mistaken identity, lifestyle, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: 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 ⇓
41%
 6.5
 39K
Ugly Betty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, workplace, lifestyle, boss and employee, power relations, couples, model, obnoxious boss, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 11K
Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, friendship, boss and employee, city life, mechanic, stereotype, group of friends, driver ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, workplace romance, workplace situations, filmmaking, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, love and romance, couples, couple relations, friends, verbal byplay, marriage, profanity, silly humor, thirtysomething life, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.3
 564
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 ⇓
38%
 5.6
 543
After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, witty, clever, feel good ...
Plot: hospital, couples, americana, couple relations, workplace situations, doctors and patients, friendship, friends, power relations, workplace, society, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 26K
Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: politics, mayor, staff, campaign, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, media, workplace, disorder, right hand man, secretary ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 13K
NewsRadio (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: radio, workplace, producer, boss and employee, radio show, friendship, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, office, employer employee relationship, boss ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 302
Showboy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christian Taylor, a writer on hit TV series Six Feet Under, is being profiled by a British documentary crew when he's sacked, though he doesn't know they've overheard the firing. They follow him to Las Vegas, where he is ostensibly ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tv show, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, rise to the top, follow your dream, workplace situations, nightlife, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, workplace, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 47K
Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, clever, feel good, witty ...
Plot: bar, psychiatrist, ex athlete, accountant, coach, womanizer, couple relations, singleness, looking for love, indoor, divorced divorcee, boyfriend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage of convenience, disorder, promotion, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, couple relations, initially antagonists, advertising, arranged marriage, married couple, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%