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.
TV show
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, parody, clever, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, not serious, biting
Plot: showbiz, producer, satire, tv show, workplace, writers, homosexual, media, guest, assistant, lifestyle, nothing goes right, coworker, disorder, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, self involved, uptight character, celebrity, actor, television, boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to The Larry Sanders Show

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 satire, media, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace, tv show and media satire mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Larry Sanders Show: After Lately (2011), The Ben Stiller Show (1992), The Comeback (2005), Starlets (2000), LateLine (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, light, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: backstage, workplace, showbiz, tv show, producer, workplace situations, disorder, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media, friendship, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Ben Stiller Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 306 min.
TV show
Story: The Ben Stiller Show is the name of two sketch comedy television shows that aired on MTV from 1990 to 1991, and then on Fox from September 1992 to January 1993. The Fox show stars Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo and Bob Odenkirk. Character ...
Style: sitcom, parody, cult film, alternative comedy
Plot: disorder, media, celebrity impersonation, actor, husband wife relationship, friendship, musician, social satire, comedian, guest, rock music, monologue ...
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, biting, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, celebrity culture, backstage, media satire, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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51%
 7.9
 759
Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, parody, cynical, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: backstage, actress, actor, tv show, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, rivalry, starlet, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california
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49%
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, suspense, clever, witty, cynical ...
Plot: satire, workplace romance, journalism, backstage, media, couples, workplace situations, campaign, state affairs, workplace, rise to the top, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
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48%
Michael & Michael Have Issues. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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: not serious, realistic, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, producer, backstage, odd couple, intern, actor's life, buddies, self involved, employer employee relationship, social satire, showbiz, fictional reality show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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45%
The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: media satire, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, magazine, pop culture, social satire, celebrity, stand up comedian, current affairs, monologue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, humorous, parody, not serious, witty ...
Plot: employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, topical humor, workplace, friendship, actor, tv show, comedian, nothing goes right, entertainment, pop culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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21%
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Clark and Michael (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Clark and Michael is a CBS Internet television series created by and starring Clark Duke and Michael Cera. The series takes the form of a mockumentary following Duke and Cera's ambitions to write and sell a pilot for a television series.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, comedian, producer, tv show, ambition, showbiz, partners, artists and showbiz, naivete, team, satire, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, surreal, funny, absurd, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, nihilism, comedian, workplace, partners, lifestyle, performer's life, media, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, media satire, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Super Dave (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: stuntman, satire, tv show, nothing goes right, performer's life, athlete's life, goofy hero, extreme sport, lifestyle, friends, showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sitcom
Plot: workplace, showbiz, backstage, disorder, free spirited, media satire, workplace situations, office, silly humor, boss, workplace humor, producer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dog Bites Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, stylized, sitcom ...
Plot: journalist, comedian, journalism, workplace, media satire, celebrity culture, workplace situations, disorder, partners, social satire, fake news report, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Richard Pryor Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspense, biting, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: variety show, satire, media, society, performer's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, disorder, interracial relations, monologue, television, singer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, sitcom, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, media, artists and showbiz, gender, media satire, celebrity culture, showbiz, cross dressing, promiscuity, disorder, joke, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, suspense, cynical, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, nothing goes right, workplace, heroes, disorder, sleazy, dark humor, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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, not serious, realistic, talky, cynical ...
Plot: satire, radio, nothing goes right, lifestyle, workplace, artists and showbiz, hopes, goofy hero, ambition, desire for fame, media, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Best Week Ever (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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: witty, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, celebrity, celebrity culture, social satire, monologue, joke, topical humor, pop culture, musician, gossip, radio dj, talk show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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, funny, humorous, witty, light ...
Plot: mishap, antisocial behavior, lifestyle, misunderstanding, comedian, social awkwardness, success, everyday life, career, actor, showbiz, actress ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2020s ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Chocolate News (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, cynical, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: satire, society, comedian, journalist, pop culture, social satire, fake news report, absurd humor, tv news, media, hip hop culture, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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35%
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, cynical, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: media satire, media, tv show, journalism, workplace, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, silly humor, talk show host, satire, backstage, television studio ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: backstage, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, intern, workplace, producer, social satire, movie business, director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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34%
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Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: sitcom, humorous, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, actor's life, womanizer, tv show, lifestyle, writer's life, producer, couple relations, promiscuity, culture clash, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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34%
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The Soup (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, not serious, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, intern, media satire, celebrity culture, showbiz, tv show, reality, dog, pop culture, weirdo, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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31%
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, media satire, showbiz, physical appearance, media, comeback, hypocrisy, celebrity culture, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Pastewka (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Pastewka is a German television sitcom that began airing on German TV channel Sat.1 in 2005. The series, currently in its sixth season, is set in Cologne, with German actor Bastian Pastewka starring as a fictionalized version of himself. It has been ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, witty, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, everyday life, comedian, actor's life, workplace situations, showbiz, private vs public, actor, nothing goes right, workplace, antisocial behavior, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Comedians (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Plot: comedian, artists and showbiz, rivalry, media, ego clash, workplace, showbiz, workplace situations, tv show, hunting, actor playing himself
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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On the Air (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, avant garde, sitcom ...
Plot: tv show, media sensation, disorder, workplace, nothing goes right, media, artists and showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, surrealism, television, absurd humor ...
Time: 50s, year 1957
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
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, political, realistic, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: satire, reporter, media, lesbian, boss, political humor, workplace, tv show, advertising, media satire, politically correct, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
CollegeHumor Originals (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Funny sketches with crude, adult, and undeniably hilarious comedy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, light ...
Plot: disorder, silly humor, computers and web, workplace situations, workplace, boss, satire, stand up comedian, social satire, joke, comedian, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%