Movies and TV shows like Murphy Brown

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Murphy Brown (1988)
 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 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, single mother, office, television, woman, secretary, working woman, pub, news anchor
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 2010s, 21st century, 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, workplace situations, media, friendship, media satire, power relations and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Murphy Brown: Less Than Perfect (2002), Back to You (2007), Just Shoot Me! (1997), Blunt Talk (2015), Drop the Dead Donkey (1990). 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, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, best friends, media, tv show, power relations, workplace, love and romance, workplace intrigue, colleague, network ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
 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 news, tv show, workplace situations, workplace, journalism, media, workplace romance, friendship, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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, cynical ...
Plot: fashion, journalism, workplace, office, parents and children, roommate, journal, lifestyle, secretary, family relations, workplace situations, model ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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: not serious, witty, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: media, media satire, tv show, workplace, silly humor, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, talk show, journalism, talk show host, backstage, television studio
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, biting, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, lesbian, boss, media, tv news, reporter, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, politically correct, advertising, anchor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, light ...
Plot: mayor, politics, political intrigue, media, staff, boss and employee, workplace situations, campaign, media satire, secretary, disorder, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, light, captivating, entertaining, witty ...
Plot: backstage, showbiz, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, producer, late night, disorder, celebrity culture, media, television, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.0
 98
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, cynical, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace romance, journalism, satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, state affairs, love and romance, media satire, politics, anchor, disorder, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, diner, single mother, parents and children, hopes, single parent, strong female presence, starting over, friendship, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, witty, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: radio, radio dj, secretary, workplace, workplace situations, satire, small time, power relations, director, media, media satire, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, realistic, sexy, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, interior design, looking for love, feminism, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, workplace, single parent, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: offbeat, not serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, parody, journalist, journalism, media satire, media, workplace, disorder, partners, celebrity culture, workplace situations, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, suspense, cynical, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, tv show, producer, showbiz, workplace, parody, homosexual, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, workplace situations, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, humorous, realistic
Plot: radio dj, workplace, power relations, media, workplace situations, boss and employee, radio show, radio broadcasting, rock and roll, office, radio, radio station ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: workplace intrigue, couple relations, disorder, workplace, family relations, friends, hidden identity, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, humorous, sincere, touching, situational comedy ...
Plot: family values, comeback, workplace, parents and children, tv show, media, couple relations, fighting illness, couples, family relations, workplace situations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, media satire, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, media, coma, ratings, ambition, backstage, female nudity, television
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: talky, witty, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, workplace, tv news, writer's life, workplace situations, media satire, chaos and mayhem, performer's life, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, couple relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, witty, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: producer, dating, friendship, workplace, tv news, friends, power relations, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, staff, strong female presence, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar, family life, partners, society, working class, workplace, friendship, eccentric family, disorder, friends, family relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, sincere, talky, dark humor ...
Plot: recovering alcoholic, workplace, friends, social misfits, workplace situations, friendship, indoor, misfit, society, nightshift, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, witty, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: hospital, buddies, couples, partners, power relations, friends, workplace, lifestyle, society, friendship, americana, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 5K
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, courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, female boss, drinking contest, female protagonist, mini van, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage of convenience, odd couple, love and romance, promotion, disorder, couple relations, arranged marriage, advertising, initially antagonists, lifestyle, married couple, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 5K
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, humorous, entertaining, light, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv news, media satire, workplace situations, workplace humor, television, overbearing mother, ego clash, relationship vs career, verbal byplay, uptight character, ratings, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, humorous, not serious, sincere, talky ...
Plot: family business, friendship, family life, generation gap, parents and children, odd couple, partners, working class, single parent, workplace, reluctant partners, living with parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sean Saves the World (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sean Saves the World is an upcoming American television series starring Sean Hayes. The multi-camera comedy is expected to air on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is set to premiere on October 3, 2013, and will air ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, single father, boss and employee, gay, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, gender, parents and children, gay parent, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, contemplative, not serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: psychologist, workplace, secretary, dentist, therapist, couple relations, workplace situations, doctors and patients, shyness, therapy, power relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 10K
Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: airport, family relations, siblings relations, workplace, friendship, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, waiter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
One Day at a Time (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves to Indianapolis with her two teenage daughters Julie ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: teenage life, family life, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, family business, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, single parent, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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