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Episodes (2011)
 7.9
 30K
Episodes (2011)
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: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, funny, semi serious
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, tv show, actor's life, writer's life, couple relations, womanizer, producer, sitcom, success, career, culture clash, sexual attraction, media satire, workplace situations, promiscuity, husband wife relationship, englishman abroad, actor, marriage, television, agent, mistress, blind character, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, sitcom, media, workplace, lifestyle and tv show mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Episodes: Entourage (2004), The Comeback (2005), Starlets (2000), 30 Rock (2006), Telenovela (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
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Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: talky, cynical, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: hollywood, fame, actor, friendship, celebrity, wealth, womanizer, buddies, producer, stupidity, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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100%
 8.0
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, cynical
Plot: comeback, sitcom, makeup artist, director, actress, disorder, worn out, roommate, model, ambition, musician, backstage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.1
 640
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: cynical, offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: parody, actress, actor, tv show, producer, starlet, actor's life, rivalry, sitcom, director, media, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.2
 103K
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: not serious, witty, humorous, topical humor, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, writing, actor, tv show, showbiz, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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, realistic
Plot: actor, showbiz, actor's life, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, tv show, disorder, media, workplace, latinx lead, latina, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, not serious, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: tv show, producer, showbiz, workplace, parody, sitcom, performer's life, homosexual, media, self involved, uptight character, network ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 559
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, semi serious, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: parody, sitcom, backstage, workplace, media, showbiz, producer, network, media satire, celebrity culture, late night, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, talky, cynical, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, mishap, media satire, artists and showbiz, divorced divorcee, politically correct, social misfits, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, comedian, millionaire, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.2
 802
Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: not serious, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hollywood, media, media satire, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, hypocrisy, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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48%
 7.2
 401
Barely Famous (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Introducing "Barely Famous": a docu-style comedy series. This show explores the hypocrisy of reality TV by centering around two sisters who say they would never do a reality show, but are being filmed by a camera crew. Over the course of ...
Style: realistic, biting, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: disorder, family relations, actor's life, showbiz, media, parody, tv show, looking for love, writer's life, siblings relations, hollywood, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, not serious, realistic
Plot: parody, hollywood, marriage, guest, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, family relations, friends, supportive friend, everyday life, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv show, media, journalism, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace, friendship, power relations, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: humorous, not serious, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, media, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, media satire, tv show, journalism, talk show host
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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41%
 6.0
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Joey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: witty, not serious, humorous, cynical, light ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, aspiring actor, nothing goes right, unsuccessful, friendship, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, best friends, workplace, media, tv show, love and romance, workplace intrigue, colleague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, cynical, talky ...
Plot: dwarf, sitcom, actor, agent, physical appearance, celebrity culture, divorce, frustration, workplace, unsuccessful, small time, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: comedian, sitcom, workplace, ego clash, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, rivalry, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 90
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: offbeat, cynical, biting, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace romance, rise to the top, showbiz, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, campaign, friends, workplace, media, media satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Real Rob (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Centers around comedian Rob Schneider's real life while living in Hollywood.
Style: not serious, sincere, humorous, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, couple relations, showbiz, couples, sitcom, hollywood, movie star
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
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Doll & Em (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a breakup, Doll heads to Hollywood to be with her childhood best friend Em, who's ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 2K
Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, cynical
Plot: workplace intrigue, artists and showbiz, media, director, sitcom, intern, backstage, workplace situations, tv show, producer, workplace, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Breaking & Entering (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Breaking & Entering is an independent series about three friends seeking to enter Hollywood by breaking their backs working as assistants. B&E is based on and inspired by the lives of industry assistants who live and work in REAL HOLLYWOOD ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, hopes, buddies, showbiz, friends, workplace, personal assistant, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 484
Pittsburgh (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread a surprisingly elegant line between genuine documentary and ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: media, couples, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couple relations, relationship vs career, hollywood, theater, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, performer's life, singleness, artists and showbiz, love and romance, workplace situations, boss and employee, suburban life, media, suburbs, couples, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 26K
Party Down (2009)
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, witty, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: sitcom, actor, party, comedian, marijuana, staff, workplace, ambition, musician, team, wannabe, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, dentist, tv show, workplace, staff, housewife, producer, buddies, couples, partners, family life, actress ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 379
Unscripted (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, media satire, media, audition, hollywood, aspiring actor, actress, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.2
 848
Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: media, workplace, celebrity, workplace situations, media satire, celebrity culture, advertising, staff, campaign, media circus, cover up, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%