Movies and TV shows like 30 Rock

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 8.2
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30 Rock
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: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting, cynical, topical humor
Plot: sitcom, showbiz, jazz, writer's life, verbal byplay, workplace, tv show, boss and employee, writing, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist, celebrity impersonation, parody, workplace situations, friendship, artists and showbiz, media, comedian, actor, actress, power relations, disorder, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Comedy, Drama
USA
60 min.
 8.3
The Office
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 8.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, sitcom, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, disorder, media and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like 30 Rock: The Larry Sanders Show (1992), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), Saturday Night Live (1975), Episodes (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Larry Sanders Show
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: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, nothing goes right, performer's life, parody, media satire, showbiz, tv show, workplace, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
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System:   95%
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
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: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, couple relations, suburbs, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit, couples, disorder, mishap ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   70%
    User:   81%
 
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, verbal byplay, friendship, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, television, friends, couples, actor's life, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   70%
    User:   59%
 
Saturday Night Live
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, goofy hero, celebrity culture, media satire, artists and showbiz, media, politics, disorder, lifestyle, guest, society, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, america
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System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
 7.9
 29K
Episodes
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, cynical
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, writer's life, culture clash, tv show, artists and showbiz, actor's life, womanizer, couple relations, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
 8.2
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Veep
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: politics, sitcom, verbal byplay, state affairs, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, vice president, political satire, politician, loyalty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
 8.0
 5K
The Comeback
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: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, biting
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, comeback, showbiz, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv show, ambition, media, disorder, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
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Party Down
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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical
Plot: sitcom, ambition, hopes, disorder, workplace, desire for fame, friendship, workplace situations, partners, artists and showbiz, friends, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
 6.6
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Back to You
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, witty, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, journalism, boss and employee, suburbs, friendship, media satire, showbiz, tv show, suburban life, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
 8.8
 258K
The Office
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: humorous, talky, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obnoxious boss, office, boss and employee, workplace situations, sitcom, salesman, workplace romance, job, love and romance, promotion, workplace humor, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
Michael & Michael Have Issues.
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, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, tv show, odd couple, producer, intern, backstage, self involved, tv crew ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, farce, journalism, stupidity, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rise to the top, blindness, shark, dumb, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
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System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
 8.5
 110K
The IT Crowd
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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, office, social misfits, geek, boss and employee, verbal byplay, computers and web, workplace situations, workplace, misfit, obnoxious boss, computer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
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Starlets
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: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, actor's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, showbiz, sitcom, tv show, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, media satire, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 7.3
 10K
Becker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, clinic, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, urban, workplace situations, doctor, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, parody, journalism, stupidity, workplace, cult, sexism, buddies, dumb, battle of the sexes, ego clash, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 6.5
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Morning Glory
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young and devoted morning television producer is hired as an executive producer on a long-running morning show at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: television, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, showbiz, tv show, father daughter relationship, happy ending, workplace situations, ambition, mentor, romance, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
In Living Color
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, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, nothing goes right, interracial relations, parody, social differences, workplace situations, family relations, social relations, disorder, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california
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System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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 8.9
 208K
Seinfeld
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: not serious, talky, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, buddies, comedy of errors, friendship, singleness, cult, urban, thirtysomething life, city life, friends, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
 6.7
 81K
2 Broke Girls
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, light, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, sitcom, workplace situations, female friendship, money raising, small business, supportive friend, waitress, financial problem, ambitious, cupcake, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
The CollegeHumor Show
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, tv show, office, computers and web, workplace situations, workplace, artists and showbiz, showbiz, chaos and mayhem, media satire, thirtysomething life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
Less Than Perfect
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, tv show, workplace situations, media, workplace, journalism, best friends, friendship, television, workplace intrigue, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
The Dick Van Dyke Show
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, writer's life, relationship vs career, family, workplace situations, family life, ambition, television, media, partners, workplace, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: not serious, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, buddies, slacker, drugs/alcohol, family problems, family relations, disorder, friends who hate each other, friends, social misfits, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
 7.2
 2K
That Girl
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, suburbs, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, workplace romance, showbiz, suburban life, tv show, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
Parks and Recreation
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: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, small town life, office, workplace situations, female protagonist, joke, employer employee relationship, political satire, politics, workaholic, office romance, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered February 11, 2007 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy block and ran until May ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, media satire, media, disorder, parody, ghost, golden years, prank, goofy hero, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 7.3
 23K
Spin City
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: talky, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, boss and employee, mayor, workplace situations, state affairs, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, media satire, political intrigue, campaign ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   35%
    User:   37%
 

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I'm Alan Partridge
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: talky, clever, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, goofy hero, radio, down on your luck, hotel, artists and showbiz, buddies, desire for fame, friendship, celebrity culture, showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
 8.3
 46K
Extras
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, best friends, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, friendship, media satire, tv show, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
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