Movies and TV shows like Murphy Brown

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Murphy Brown (1988)
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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 for FYI, a fictional CBS television newsmagazine.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky, clever, witty
Plot: journalism, workplace, tv show, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, female journalist, television reporter, journalist, network, media, journal, anchor, painter, office, television, secretary, working woman, pub, woman
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Murphy Brown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace situations, workplace, media, media satire, power relations, friendship and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Murphy Brown: Less Than Perfect (2002), Drop the Dead Donkey (1990), Back to You (2007), Just Shoot Me! (1997), LateLine (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, love and romance, best friends, workplace, tv show, media, power relations, workplace intrigue, colleague, anchor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, witty, humorous, biting, not serious ...
Plot: lesbian, media, tv news, reporter, politically correct, workplace situations, anchor, ratings, media satire, workplace, advertising, tv show ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, media, journalism, workplace, workplace romance, workplace situations, friendship, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, the show's executive producer.
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: fashion, journalism, workplace, office, parents and children, secretary, roommate, journal, lifestyle, family relations, workplace situations, model ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.0
 94
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, realistic, offbeat, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, showbiz, workplace, campaign, politics, media, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: politics, mayor, staff, workplace situations, media, political intrigue, boss and employee, campaign, workplace, media satire, workplace romance, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Alice (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, witty, talky ...
Plot: workplace, single mother, parents and children, single parent, best friends, friends, workplace situations, family relations, friendship, starting over, hopes, restaurant ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: biting, realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: media satire, media, workplace, network, showbiz, backstage, producer, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, disorder, workplace situations, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, talky, not serious ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, city life, boss and employee, immigrants, friendship, taxi, mechanic, driver, group of friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, biting, clever, witty ...
Plot: workplace, tv show, parody, producer, showbiz, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, media satire, performer's life, artists and showbiz, self involved, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: radio, radio dj, workplace, secretary, media, director, salesman, rock, radio show, boss and employee, media satire, worn out ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: journalism, comedian, journalist, parody, disorder, partners, workplace, workplace situations, dog, media, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 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: biting, not serious, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media, media satire, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, workplace, tv show, journalism, talk show host
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: radio dj, workplace, radio show, media, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, office, disc jockey, radio broadcasting, radio station, radio
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Designing Women (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Designing Women is an American television sitcom that centered on the working and personal lives of four Southern women and one man in an interior design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. It aired on the CBS television network from September 29, 1986 until ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, friendship, interior design, looking for love, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, single parent, boss and employee, workplace, fashion, couples ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the first never-married, independent career woman as the ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: dating, friendship, producer, workplace, thirtysomething life, power relations, friends, workplace situations, anchor, singleness, boss and employee, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.2
 7K
Sports Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The offbeat cast and crew of a sports news show as they deal with professional, personal, and ethical challenges while functioning in a pressure-cooker work environment.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, workplace, tv news, writer's life, chaos and mayhem, media satire, success, dignity, actor's life, couple relations, workplace romance, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sanford and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, sincere ...
Plot: family business, family life, generation gap, parents and children, friendship, single parent, reluctant partners, odd couple, living with parents, working class, workplace, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Beggars and Choosers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Beggars and Choosers is a comedy-drama series broadcast by Showtime. Developed by Peter Lefcourt and Brandon Tartikoff, the series was a comedic, behind-the-scenes look at network television. Its 42 episodes aired between June 19, 1999 and December ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: workplace, media, blind ambition, media satire, artists and showbiz, coma, workplace situations, ratings, ambition, female nudity, television
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: sitcom, dark humor, sincere, humorous, talky ...
Plot: recovering alcoholic, workplace, friendship, social misfits, society, misfit, friends, workplace situations, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Great News (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at the same TV station where her daughter works.
Style: sitcom, light, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv news, workplace situations, workplace humor, media satire, power relations, uptight character, verbal byplay, ambition, mother daughter relationship, relationship vs career, ego clash, ratings ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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After MASH (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: AfterMASH is an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 26, 1983, to December 11, 1984. A spin-off of the series M*A*S*H, the show takes place immediately following the end of the Korean War and chronicles the adventures of three ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good, clever ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, doctors and patients, couple relations, partners, couples, buddies, workplace, power relations, workplace situations, americana, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Mike Henry had to give up his career as a news anchor for New York's WNBC and focus on his health and his family. Four years later, Mike decides to get back to work and struggles between ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: fighting illness, overbearing, family relations, workplace situations, couples, family values, media, workplace, comeback, videotaping, network, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom originally broadcast on the CBS network, conceived in 1979 as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family. While not as popular as its predecessor, the show maintained a large enough audience to ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, friends, workplace situations, family relations, society, friendship, working class, workplace, disorder, partners, family life, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage of convenience, odd couple, love and romance, disorder, promotion, arranged marriage, advertising, initially antagonists, lifestyle, couple relations, married couple, advertising agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 original episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart portrays a psychologist having to deal with his patients and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: psychologist, workplace, secretary, dentist, couple relations, therapy, shyness, workplace situations, power relations, therapist, doctors and patients, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Bad Judge (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female judge, workplace situations, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, female boss, drinking contest, mini van, female protagonist, workplace
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, workplace intrigue, couple relations, workplace situations, friends, workplace romance, goofy hero, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor ...
Plot: friendship, writing, parody, tv show, actor, showbiz, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, boss and employee, verbal byplay, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, government, prime minister, power relations, secretary, head of state, state affairs, boss and employee, staff, dimwit, government official, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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