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: sitcom, humorous, clever, biting, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious
Plot: parody, satire, producer, tv show, workplace, showbiz, homosexual, performer's life, star, artists and showbiz, coworker, network, media, lifestyle, assistant, disorder, nothing goes right, uptight character, guest, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, 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 sitcom films and TV series with plots about media, artists and showbiz, workplace, showbiz, media satire, tv show and disorder mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Larry Sanders Show: 30 Rock (2006), Starlets (2000), After Lately (2011), The Comeback (2005), LateLine (1998). 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: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: friendship, parody, writing, tv show, actor, showbiz, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 7.8
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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: cynical, humorous, not serious, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, satire, actress, actor, tv show, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, rivalry, star, backstage, starlet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, california
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67%
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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: biting, realistic, semi serious, not serious, sitcom ...
Plot: anchor, disorder, artists and showbiz, producer, media, showbiz, backstage, network, late night, tv show, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, biting ...
Plot: comeback, actress, lifestyle, ambition, media satire, workplace, tv show, backstage, celebrity culture, disorder, worn out, self involved ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: workplace romance, journalism, satire, lifestyle, campaign, showbiz, anchor, artists and showbiz, love and romance, state affairs, disorder, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: offbeat, surreal, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, comedian, parody, lifestyle, media satire, celebrity culture, media, partners, disorder, performer's life, artists and showbiz, mishap ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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52%
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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: realistic, not serious, sitcom, humorous, canadian humor
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, parody, tv show, goofy hero, performer's life, adventurer, extreme sport, farce, danger, media, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, producer, actor's life, backstage, friends, buddies, odd couple, intern, artists and showbiz, self involved, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and ...
Style: not serious, cynical, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, sleazy, nothing goes right, workplace situations, agent, workplace, hollywood, filmmaking, anti heroes, artists and showbiz, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, realistic, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, workplace, filmmaking, intern, producer, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, backstage, showbiz, tv show, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, producer, couple relations, writer's life, career, promiscuity, sexual attraction, success ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: sitcom, talky, witty, cynical, clever ...
Plot: radio, satire, desire for fame, hapless, down on your luck, friends, celebrity culture, humiliation, friendship, goofy hero, odd, self involved ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, showbiz, producer, free spirited, media satire, workplace situations, office, backstage, tv show, silly humor, thirtysomething life, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, funny, light ...
Plot: mishap, lifestyle, comedy of errors, comedian, social awkwardness, showbiz, success, everyday life, buddies, actor, actress, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, not serious, witty, topical humor, realistic ...
Plot: parody, comedian, african american, social differences, disorder, media, interracial relations, social relations, nothing goes right, workplace situations, lifestyle, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, biting ...
Plot: satire, media, lesbian, reporter, tv news, workplace situations, media satire, politically correct, advertising, workplace, tv show, ratings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: biting, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Plot: satire, variety show, media, performer's life, disorder, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, society, lifestyle, joke, parody, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, cynical, biting, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, parody, society, media satire, media, hip hop culture, absurdism, social satire, guest, monologue, entertainment, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Soup (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: With this satirical series, the E! Entertainment Network returns to a format they helped create with the popular '90s show Talk Soup. Only this time instead of just poking fun at talk shows, they're setting their sights on all things in ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, tv show, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, intern, showbiz, ratings, dog, chihuahua, young man, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: sitcom, witty, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: media, workplace, satire, celebrity, power of media, manipulations, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity culture, campaign, showbiz, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, television reporter, female protagonist, female journalist, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, biting, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, media, hidden identity, disorder, artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: biting, not serious, realistic, clever, cynical ...
Plot: parody, gender, promiscuity, media, satire, disorder, celebrity guests, artists and showbiz, cross dressing, media satire, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Greg the Bunny (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Greg the Bunny is an American television sitcom that originally aired on Fox TV in 2002. It starred Seth Green and a hand puppet named Greg the Bunny, originally invented by the team of Sean S. Baker, Spencer Chinoy and Dan Milano. Milano and Chinoy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, actor's life, nothing goes right, tv show, showbiz, workplace, imaginary, artists and showbiz, disorder, network, buddies, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Best Week Ever is a weekly television program on the United States cable/satellite network VH1. It started airing in 2004 and was put on hiatus in the summer of 2009. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was cancelled. On August 3, 2012, ...
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, celebrity guests, social satire, musician, monologue, joke, pop culture, gossip and rumors, radio dj, talk show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 958
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: not serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, parody, comedian, journalist, media satire, celebrity culture, workplace situations, workplace, partners, dog, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, avant garde ...
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, media, tv show, media sensation, workplace situations, media satire, nothing goes right, workplace, network, backstage, oneiric ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: silly humor, tv show, workplace romance, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love and romance, disorder, workplace, lifestyle, media satire, boss and employee, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: celebrity guests, artists and showbiz, magazine, media, showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, parody, comedian, stand up comedian, journalist, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, comedian, party, desire for fame, ambition, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, disorder, coworker, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%