Movies and TV shows like The Larry Sanders Show

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The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
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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 producer Artie, allows Garry Shandling and his talented writers to look behind the scenes and to show us a convincing slice of behind the camera life.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious
Plot: parody, producer, tv show, workplace, showbiz, sitcom, homosexual, performer's life, star, artists and showbiz, coworker, network, media, lifestyle, assistant, nothing goes right, disorder, uptight character, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, guest, self involved, anchor, actor ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about media, workplace, artists and showbiz, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations and media satire mostly in Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Larry Sanders Show: 30 Rock (2006), After Lately (2011), Starlets (2000), LateLine (1998), The Comeback (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, writing, parody, showbiz, actor, tv show, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 6.3
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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: humorous, semi serious, not serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media, tv show, late night, showbiz, producer, network, celebrity culture, media satire, sitcom, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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71%
 7.9
 648
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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, cynical, realistic
Plot: parody, actor, tv show, actress, artists and showbiz, media satire, star, hollywood, workplace, backstage, media, director ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
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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: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace romance, journalism, media satire, workplace intrigue, workplace, campaign, friends, couples, anchor, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, biting, cynical, humorous, not serious
Plot: comeback, director, actress, sitcom, makeup artist, media, model, producer, network, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995 to December 28, 1998. Cross and ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, comedian, workplace, media satire, performer's life, goofy hero, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, disorder, mishap, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Super Dave (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Super Dave is a Canadian/American variety show starring and hosted by the fictional character Super Dave Osborne. It ran from 1987 to 1991 on Showtime in the US and the Global Television Network in Canada. Super Dave was spun off from the sketch ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, canadian humor
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, tv show, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, workplace situations, goofy hero, escapades, lifestyle, showbiz, performer's life, athlete's life, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: clever, not serious, realistic, witty, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, nothing goes right, millionaire, neighbor, comedian, media, star, career, everyday life, alienation, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The CollegeHumor Show was an American comedy that premiered on MTV on February 8, 2009 and also aired on MuchMusic. The show is a scripted sitcom with sketch comedy elements. It is written by and stars nine actual CollegeHumor editorial staff ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, producer, showbiz, media satire, computers and web, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, backstage, chaos and mayhem, tv show, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Michael & Michael Have Issues. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Michael & Michael Have Issues is a cable television comedy series starring comedians and actors Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, who created the series. Both comedians appeared together in several TV comedy series, including The State, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, producer, tv show, odd couple, actor's life, artists and showbiz, intern, backstage, self involved, friends, buddies, tv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: witty, realistic, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, couple relations, writer's life, producer, sitcom, sexual attraction, success, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: cynical, witty, talky, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: radio, sitcom, fan, comeback, assistant, workplace, career, showbiz, social awkwardness, lifestyle, friendship, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A collection of Steve Martin's best skits.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty
Plot: power relations, workplace, media, tv show, workplace romance, partners, disorder, showbiz, misfit, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: not serious, biting, realistic, humorous, cynical
Plot: sitcom, media, director, filmmaking, intern, backstage, workplace, tv show, producer, showbiz, artists and showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In Living Color (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, comedian, african american, disorder, social differences, gays and lesbians, workplace situations, antisocial behavior, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, topical humor
Plot: celebrity guests, magazine, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, entertainment, tv show, tv news, joke, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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On the Air (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: On the Air is an American sitcom created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, and broadcast by ABC. In the United States only three episodes were aired, although seven were filmed. The program follows the antics of the staff of a fictional 1950s ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, avant garde
Plot: tv show, media sensation, workplace situations, media satire, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, disorder, media, workplace, network, sitcom, television ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m. opposite ABC's popular television shows Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. The show was ...
Style: realistic, biting, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: variety show, media, lifestyle, society, interracial relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, disorder, absurd humor, guest, social satire, celebrity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chocolate News is a satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier with an emphasis on African American culture. The show aired on Wednesday nights at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central as a lead-in to their other news satire programs, The ...
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, biting ...
Plot: parody, media satire, society, media, hip hop culture, hip hop, entertainment, african american, comedian, politics, joke, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Dog Bites Man is a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was produced by DreamWorks Television.
Style: offbeat, not serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, parody, journalist, journalism, workplace, media, workplace situations, media satire, celebrity culture, partners, disorder, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, biting ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, workplace situations, media, tv show, power relations, best friends, workplace, love and romance, workplace intrigue, colleague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998. It is set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of ...
Style: realistic, biting, humorous, not serious, witty
Plot: sitcom, media, lesbian, reporter, tv news, tv show, workplace situations, media satire, politically correct, workplace, ratings, anchor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: not serious, realistic, biting, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: media, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, tv show, workplace, journalism, talk show host
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
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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, workplace situations, friendship, workplace, journalism, media, workplace romance, power relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: realistic, biting, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: parody, media, disorder, celebrity guests, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, cross dressing, promiscuity, gender, showbiz, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, hidden identity, disorder, media, celebrity culture, workplace situations, nothing goes right, media satire, artists and showbiz, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: comedian, sitcom, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace, ego clash, rivalry, tv show
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961, until June 1, 1966. The show was created by Carl Reiner and starred Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam and Mary Tyler Moore. It ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, housewife, workplace, staff, tv show, dentist, producer, buddies, couples, partners, family life, responsibility ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Kids in the Hall (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group formed in 1984, consisting of comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson. Their eponymous television show ran from 1988 to 1994 on CBC in Canada, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, witty, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, workplace, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, workplace situations, media, disorder, social satire, secretary, lesbian, homosexual, stereotype ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%