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LateLine (1998)
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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 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: humorous, clever, offbeat, biting, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, journalism, workplace romance, friends, politics, love and romance, workplace intrigue, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, campaign, couples, media, lifestyle, rise to the top, disorder, showbiz, workplace, media satire, state affairs, celebrity culture, workplace situations, anchor, tv news, television
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, sitcom, workplace situations, media, media satire, lifestyle and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like LateLine: Back to You (2007), Less Than Perfect (2002), The Larry Sanders Show (1992), After Lately (2011), Spin City (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv show, workplace, friendship, journalism, media, workplace situations, workplace romance, power relations, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, workplace situations, best friends, media, power relations, workplace, tv show, workplace intrigue, love and romance, colleague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: realistic, biting, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, showbiz, producer, parody, sitcom, workplace, media satire, performer's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
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84%
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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: biting, realistic, not serious, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: media satire, workplace situations, media, late night, tv show, producer, showbiz, network, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, disorder, anchor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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81%
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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: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: mayor, politics, sitcom, workplace situations, boss and employee, political intrigue, campaign, staff, media, media satire, secretary, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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77%
Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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: parents and children, state affairs, media satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, government agency, fighting the system, manhunt, journalism, media, politics, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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75%
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On the Air (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, avant garde
Plot: disorder, workplace situations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, media satire, media sensation, network, media, workplace, tv show, actor, actress ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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74%
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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
Plot: media, actor's life, lifestyle, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, tv show, showbiz, couples, workplace romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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72%
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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 ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, not serious, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace, journalism, workplace situations, media satire, tv show, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, television reporter, female journalist, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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 ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, sitcom, workplace situations, state affairs, legal action, suburbs, tv show, society, workplace romance, media, rivalry, campaign ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: biting, semi serious, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace, power relations, supportive coworker, dull life, hapless, office, lifestyle, best friends, obnoxious boss, writer's life, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, newspaper columnist, restaurant, hopes, friendship, opposites attract, workplace, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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62%
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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: biting, semi serious, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: media, workplace, sitcom, celebrity, media circus, workplace situations, celebrity culture, manipulations, media satire, media sensation, conflict, power of media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england
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59%
The George Carlin Show (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: witty, talky, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi, city life, workplace, society, lifestyle, urban, friends, state affairs, buddies, bar, ponytail ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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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: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, workplace, tv news, media satire, boss and employee, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, success, writer's life, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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57%
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, witty, situational comedy ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, parents and children, goofy hero, workplace situations, hidden identity, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Tanner '88 (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
Story: In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize–winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media campaign as a ...
Style: biting, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, election, state affairs, parents and children, self discovery, campaign, idealism, family relations, media, journalism, ambition, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Doris Day Show (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Doris Day Show is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until March 1973, remaining on the air for five seasons and 128 episodes. In addition to showcasing Doris Day, the show is remembered for ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, single mother, sitcom, media, romance, love and romance, boss and employee, city life, workplace situations, family relations, friends, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
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54%
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Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, friendship, physical appearance, showbiz, workplace romance, workplace situations, performer's life, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, not serious, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: parody, family relations, culture clash, showbiz, lifestyle, society, social differences, charity, disorder, celebrity culture, sexual relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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52%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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.
Style: semi serious, biting, clever, talky, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, state affairs, stupidity, politician, boss, media coverage, staff, workplace situations, media, workplace, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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50%
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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: biting, realistic, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: workplace, media, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, tv show, journalism, talk show host
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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47%
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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: humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: journalism, comedian, journalist, parody, workplace, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity culture, disorder, partners, media, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Day Today (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: cynical, humorous, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: parody, journalism, celebrity culture, tv show, politics, politically correct, media, state affairs, media satire, cliche, anchor, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: biting, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, media, lesbian, reporter, tv news, anchor, ratings, workplace, politically correct, tv show, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, marriage of convenience, odd couple, disorder, love and romance, promotion, couple relations, arranged marriage, advertising, lifestyle, initially antagonists, married couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, biting, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: society, disorder, media, media satire, state affairs, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, politics, joke, comedy team, british, british tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, artists and showbiz, media satire, celebrity culture, media, comeback, hollywood, hypocrisy, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: sitcom, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, political satire, office, bureaucracy, workplace humor, politics, government agency, incompetence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
That '80s Show (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That '80s Show is an American sitcom that aired from January through May 2002. Despite having a similar name, show structure, and many of the same writers and production staff, it is not considered a direct spin-off of the more successful That ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, materialism, buddies, love and romance, singleness, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, couples, workplace, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california
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44%