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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 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and offbeat films and TV series with plots about sitcom, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, media, workplace and celebrity culture mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Fat Actress: Doll & Em (2013), The Comeback (2005), Starlets (2000), After Lately (2011), Real Rob (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, best friends, actress, female friendship, sitcom, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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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 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, biting
Plot: comeback, sitcom, makeup artist, director, actress, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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94%
 8.0
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: parody, tv show, actress, actor, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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90%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, topical humor
Plot: magazine, media satire, celebrity guests, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture, live audience, tv show, entertainment, tv news, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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74%
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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: not serious, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, parody, workplace situations, sitcom, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, celebrity culture, showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Real Rob (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Centers around comedian Rob Schneider's real life while living in Hollywood.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, movie star, hollywood
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Best Friends Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Best Friends Forever is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from April 4, to June 1, 2012. The series aired during the 2011–2012 NBC primetime season as a mid-season replacement and was created by real-life best friends Lennon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, female friendship, friends, twentysomething life, lifestyle, getting along
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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67%
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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: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic
Plot: sitcom, media, midlife crisis, radio show, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, radio, cat, self involved, lifestyle, garage, divorced man
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: comedian, ego clash, sitcom, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series will feature Jack McBrayer playing a version of himself who was the child star of a Lassie-like series and Triumph, the dog who went into the world of decadence and took Jack with him. 15 years later, Jack managed to put his life together ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, topical humor
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, sitcom, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, political satire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friends, workplace romance, siblings relations, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, family relations, promotion, social awkwardness, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Underground (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Underground was a sketch comedy series produced by and starring Damon Wayans. It aired on Showtime. Wayans describes the show as "In Living Color on steroids." In fact the show features raunchy, sexist, and racist behavior, and as ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor
Plot: parody, racism, society, social relations, disorder, interracial relations, social differences, americana, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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55%
Playing House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, friendship, return home, hometown, female friendship, best friend, baby, friends, thirtysomething life, child birth, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Are You There, Chelsea? is an American sitcom created by Dottie Zicklin and Julie Ann Larson. It is based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea and aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012, on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bar, sitcom, twentysomething life, lifestyle, roommate, friends, best friends, singleness, alcohol abuse, workplace, troublemaker, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
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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, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, writer's life, tv show, actor's life, sitcom, culture clash, womanizer, couple relations, producer, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Hiccups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Story: Hiccups is a Canadian television series created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt, who is also the writer, show runner and executive producer of the program. The series was produced by Laura Lightbown and David Storey and airs on CTV and The Comedy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, canadian humor
Plot: sitcom, mentally unstable, writer's life, mental disorders, showbiz, artists and showbiz, power relations, self discovery, hopes, behavior control, self control, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Whitney (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, verbal byplay, twentysomething life, actor, couples, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Emeril (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Emeril is a shot-lived American sitcom that aired on NBC in 2001. The series stars chef Emeril Lagasse playing himself as the star of a TV cooking show.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, chef, cooking and food, nothing goes right, reality tv, celebrity culture, cooking, television flop, short lived
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Better With You (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Better with You is an American romantic sitcom TV show starring Joanna Garcia Swisher and Jennifer Finnigan. The series aired on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm Eastern/7:30 pm Central on ABC and ran from September 22, 2010 to May 11, 2011. The series was ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, sitcom, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, love affair, family life, pregnancy, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 4K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: media satire, tv show, journalism, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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46%
 7.2
 390
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: biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: siblings relations, parody, media satire, reality tv, showbiz, hollywood, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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45%
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, desire for fame, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, showbiz, filmmaking, hopes, lifestyle, celebrity, fame
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hollywood Acting Studio (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: "Hollywood Acting Studio" follows Professor LaFrange, a failed Hollywood hopeful, and his attempts to teach "blockbuster cinema acting" to his community college acting class. LaFrange teaches his class the secrets to auditioning, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, teachers and students, college, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, follow your dream, college life, ambition, hopes, ensemble, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, suburbs, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 3K
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, realistic
Plot: actor, actress, actor's life, tv show, latinx lead, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace situations, workplace, media, disorder, tv star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Malibu Country (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Her life reads like a country music tune: her husband cheated on her and spent all of their money, and after she gets mad, she's going to get even.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, country, starting over, parents and children, aspiring singer, country music, single mother, family, family relations, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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43%
New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: introspection, theater, performer's life, culture clash, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, liberal, lifestyle, comedian, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, family life, working class, family relations, parents and children, workplace situations, workplace, african american, stand up comedian, car, auto repair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Yes, Dear (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at the job. Kim is a neurotic, stay-at-home mother, and although her husband, Greg, is a success ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, couple relations, parents and children, family, family life, couples, family relations, siblings relations, in-laws, irresponsible, housewife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 428
Retired at 35 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Retired at 35 is an American sitcom on TV Land starring George Segal, Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ryan Michelle Bathe. It is the network's second original scripted series after Hot in Cleveland. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, golden years, parents and children, living with parents, family relations, family life, elderly, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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