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.
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: sport, workplace, tv news, christmas, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, lifestyle, friends, couples, friendship and media mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Sports Night: LateLine (1998), Back to You (2007), Murphy Brown (1988), That Girl (1966), Less Than Perfect (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, offbeat, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, showbiz, workplace, campaign, politics, media, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 show, media, journalism, workplace, workplace romance, workplace situations, friendship, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, realistic, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, workplace situations, media satire, tv show, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: workplace situations, love and romance, media, lifestyle, actor's life, workplace, tv show, couples, gender, showbiz, performer's life, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, love and romance, best friends, workplace, tv show, media, power relations, workplace intrigue, colleague, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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, semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, heroes, hotshot hero, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, ex athlete, baseball, football, basketball, talent agent
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, talky, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, friendship, comedian, workplace problem, workplace situations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, old friend, determination, director, actor's life, uptight character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: sport, american football, ego clash, partners, against the odds, sport team, friends, realism, couples, rivalry, underdog, retirement home ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.4
 458
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: intern, workplace, tv show, office, ego clash, anchor, media, journalism, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, media satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.8
 31K
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, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, producer, writer's life, couple relations, sexual attraction, promiscuity, workplace situations, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: dating, friendship, producer, workplace, thirtysomething life, power relations, friends, workplace situations, anchor, singleness, boss and employee, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 139
Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: bar, newspaper columnist, restaurant, hopes, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace, opposites attract, couple relations, columnist, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ 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, cynical, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: writer's life, best friends, lifestyle, workplace situations, dull life, boss and employee, love and romance, workplace, office, supportive coworker, obnoxious boss, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, biting, clever, witty ...
Plot: workplace, tv show, parody, producer, showbiz, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, media satire, performer's life, artists and showbiz, self involved, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.3
 49K
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, popularity, lifestyle, friendship, best friends, unsuccessful, nothing goes right, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, talky, realistic ...
Plot: airport, workplace, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, control room ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, best friends, couples, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 2K
Game 6 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Game 6 is a 2005 American film directed by Michael Hoffman, first presented at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005 and released in the United States in 2006. Michael Keaton stars. The film depicts the events of October 25, 1986 in the life of Nicky ...
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: career change, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsession, rivalry, sport, nothing goes right, parents and children, showbiz, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: offbeat, sexual, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: best friends, rise to the top, desire for fame, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, lifestyle, gender, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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: workplace, disorder, workplace intrigue, couple relations, workplace situations, friends, workplace romance, goofy hero, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, couple relations, couples, verbal byplay, friends, marriage, thirtysomething life, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 10K
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, talky, not serious ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, city life, boss and employee, immigrants, friendship, taxi, mechanic, driver, group of friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, showbiz, physical appearance, workplace romance, friendship, lifestyle, actor's life, battle of the sexes, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, talky, not serious, realistic
Plot: workplace, loser, office, department store, love and romance, singleness, workplace situations, friends, unsupportive coworkers, bad attitude, ordinary person, couples ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 38K
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, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, workplace, boss and employee, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, couples, model, fish out of water, obnoxious boss, workplace romance, fashion model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 4K
The Game (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Game is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil. Premiering on October 1, 2006, the series debuted as the only new comedy series chosen for The CW's primetime schedule. Along with Runaway, it was one of only ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: football, lifestyle, high society, ambition, relationship vs career, couple relations, star, social climbing, couples, millionaire, success, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 506
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, realistic, not serious, feel good, clever ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, doctors and patients, couple relations, partners, couples, buddies, workplace, power relations, workplace situations, americana, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 561
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, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: media satire, media, workplace, network, showbiz, backstage, producer, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, disorder, workplace situations, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 25K
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, workplace situations, media, political intrigue, boss and employee, campaign, workplace, media satire, workplace romance, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.8
 44K
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, not serious, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: bar, psychiatrist, coach, womanizer, accountant, widow widower, friendship, opposites attract, irish, baseball, staff, boyfriend ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%