Movies and TV shows like 30 Rock

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30 Rock (2006)
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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 behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series depicted as airing on NBC. The series' name refers to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, the address of the GE Building, in which the NBC Studios are located.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, topical humor, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical
Plot: writers, friendship, parody, writing, actor, tv show, showbiz, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, workplace situations, verbal byplay, boss, actress, comedian, workplace, writer's life, friends, girlfriend, president, career, jazz, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to 30 Rock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, tv show, showbiz, media and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like 30 Rock: The Office (2005), Seinfeld (1989), The IT Crowd (2006), After Lately (2011), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, sitcom, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, job, obnoxious boss, salesman, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career, team, disorder, intern, social awkwardness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.8
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Seinfeld (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It lasted nine seasons, and is now in syndication. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: everyday life, dating, comedian, friendship, comedy of errors, human relationship, antisocial behavior, nothing goes right, lifestyle, disorder, uptight character, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 129K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: misfit, computer genius, geek, office, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, verbal byplay, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 564
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, biting ...
Plot: backstage, tv show, showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, producer, celebrity culture, late night, media, artists and showbiz, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, workplace problem, comedian, artists and showbiz, backstage, director, boss, old friend, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, friendship, producer, backstage, buddies, odd couple, intern, friends, self involved, artists and showbiz, actor's life, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 3K
Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: actor, tv show, workplace, backstage, showbiz, workplace situations, media, disorder, tv star, studio, filmmaking, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 32K
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: witty, realistic, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, couple relations, lifestyle, producer, writer's life, writers, workplace situations, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: workplace, backstage, producer, showbiz, media satire, office, workplace situations, tv show, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, computers and web, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, humorous, clever, witty, suspense ...
Plot: satire, parody, workplace, producer, showbiz, tv show, performer's life, media, anchor, disorder, guest, self involved ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, suspense ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, backstage, celebrity culture, media satire, disorder, self involved, worn out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, humorous, witty, light, funny ...
Plot: mishap, comedy of errors, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, buddies, nothing goes right, actress, actor, success, everyday life, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: backstage, parody, satire, actress, actor, tv show, actor's life, showbiz, rivalry, lifestyle, celebrity culture, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, power relations, best friends, love and romance, media, workplace, tv show, workplace intrigue, colleague, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 2K
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, media, workplace, journalism, workplace romance, friendship, workplace situations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: political satire, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist, politics, office romance, election, workplace situations, small town life, workaholic, boss and employee, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: media, tv show, media satire, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, silly humor, journalism, talk show, talk show host, television studio, backstage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Tracy Morgan Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family life, workplace, parents and children, working class, auto repair, family business, friendship, workplace situations, african american, stand up comedian, car
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2K
That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: actor's life, love and romance, media, lifestyle, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, boss and employee, showbiz, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, showbiz, tv show, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, friends, imaginary, buddies, artists and showbiz, puppets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, best friends, writer's life, love and romance, dull life, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, supportive coworker, office, hapless, obnoxious boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, workplace, sergeant, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Funny or Die Presents... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, offbeat, alternative comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: media, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, silly humor, friends, comedian, joke, television, internet video, farce, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, ambition, desire for fame, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, disorder, coworker, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sitcom, witty, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: producer, staff, dentist, housewife, workplace, tv show, writers, artists and showbiz, family, partners, ambition, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, talky, topical humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, musician, singer, politics, cross dressing, comedian, performance, actor, friends, celebrity culture, workplace, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous
Plot: comedian, workplace, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ego clash, media, showbiz, workplace situations, tv show, actor playing himself
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 11K
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, not serious, talky ...
Plot: taxi driver, workplace, immigrants, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, friendship, boss and employee, city life, mechanic, stereotype, group of friends, driver ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 52K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, unsuccessful, popularity, friendship, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: parody, hollywood, actor, actor's life, comedian, backstage, showbiz, celebrity culture, african american, lifestyle, marriage, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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