Movies and TV shows like LateLine

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LateLine (1998)
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LateLine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 goings-on of a fictitious late-night television news broadcast, patterned in part after the long-running ABC program Nightline. Many plotlines in the series were satirical, dealing with topics like Deep Throat and the Watergate break-in, and the episodes often had cameos by famous politicians. On August 17, 2004, Paramount released a DVD set containing all nineteen episodes on three discs.
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, semi serious, biting, offbeat
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, satire, politics, friends, love and romance, rise to the top, couples, showbiz, media, workplace intrigue, lifestyle, disorder, workplace, campaign, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, state affairs, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, backstage, television, tv news, anchor
Time: 90s

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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, media, workplace situations, media satire, satire, artists and showbiz and tv show mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like LateLine: After Lately (2011), Spin City (1996), The Larry Sanders Show (1992), Less Than Perfect (2002), Tanner on Tanner (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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After Lately (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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, realistic ...
Plot: backstage, showbiz, workplace, tv show, workplace situations, producer, disorder, celebrity culture, media, artists and showbiz, friendship, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, campaign, staff, political intrigue, boss and employee, workplace situations, media, secretary, disorder, right hand man, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, sitcom, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: workplace, tv show, showbiz, producer, satire, writers, nothing goes right, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, media, media satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, tv show, workplace intrigue, best friends, workplace, media, love and romance, colleague, butler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: satire, moral dilemma, manhunt, fighting the system, undercover, political conspiracy, parents and children, dishonesty, society, state affairs, rebellion, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media, scandal, workplace, manipulation, satire, celebrity, showbiz, workplace situations, media satire, celebrity culture, cover up, power of media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: workplace, media, journalism, workplace romance, workplace situations, tv show, friendship, power relations, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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On the Air (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: On the Air is an American sitcom created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, and broadcast by ABC. In the United States only three episodes were aired, although seven were filmed. The program follows the antics of the staff of a fictional 1950s ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, avant garde, sitcom ...
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Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: writer's life, best friends, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, boss and employee, office, supportive coworker, singleness, power relations ...
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The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: satire, media satire, society, artists and showbiz, state affairs, politics, joke, media, disorder, celebrity culture, british, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: backstage, satire, actor, actress, tv show, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, starlet, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
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So NoTORIous (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Notorious, sometimes stylized So NoTORIous, is an American sitcom on VH1, loosely based on the life of actress Tori Spelling. The series debuted on April 2, 2006 and despite lasting only ten episodes, received substantial acclaim from critics.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, biting, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Day Today (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Day Today is a surreal British parody of television current affairs programmes, broadcast in 1994, and created by the comedians Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris. It is an adaptation of the radio programme On the Hour, which was broadcast on BBC ...
Style: parody, cynical, biting, suspense, not serious ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Fat Actress (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: satire, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, physical appearance, media satire, showbiz, media, celebrity culture, hollywood, hypocrisy, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The George Carlin Show is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from January 1994 to July 1995. It was created jointly by veteran TV producer Sam Simon and the show's namesake, comedian George Carlin.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: family relations, disorder, charity, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, satire, showbiz, social differences, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Action (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and ...
Style: biting, cynical, suspense, realistic, not serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, government agency, politics, incompetence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: disorder, workplace, workplace intrigue, couple relations, family relations, friends, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, goofy hero, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Good Morning, Miami (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A talented young TV producer arrives in Miami to revamp the lowest-rated morning show in the country. Jake Silver risks taking the job when he sets eyes on the show's beautiful, down-to-earth hair stylist Dylan, who wows him like nobody before ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: tv show, couples, media, weatherman, producer, television producer, television, satire, ambition, workplace, lifestyle, talk show host ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The CollegeHumor Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, captivating
Plot: workplace, showbiz, backstage, disorder, free spirited, media satire, workplace situations, office, silly humor, boss, producer, workplace humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
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, suspense, witty, biting, not serious ...
Plot: satire, media, lesbian, boss, reporter, advertising, tv show, workplace, politically correct, workplace situations, media satire, political humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 9K
Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, talky, not serious ...
Plot: workplace, journalism, single parent, media satire, workplace situations, tv show, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist, journalist, tv news ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Boris (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Boris is an Italian television series produced from 2007 to 2010 by Wilder for Fox International Channels Italy
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: backstage, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, intern, workplace, producer, director, tv show, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage of convenience, disorder, promotion, odd couple, love and romance, initially antagonists, lifestyle, arranged marriage, couple relations, advertising, married couple, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%