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Fat Actress (2005)
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Fat Actress
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 Australia and VOX and Das Vierte in Germany. The series was created and written by Kirstie Alley and Brenda Hampton. The show was not picked up for a second season despite early reports from Showtime stating it had been in talks.
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, celebrity guests, clothes, convertible, obesity, actress
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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I'm Alan Partridge
Comedy
UK
29 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 28 min.
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