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1. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015– )
Episode: "What the Hell Did I Do?" (2015)

TV-14 | Documentary

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Filmmakers spend nearly a decade investigating Robert Durst and his alleged crimes.

Writers: Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling, Zachary Stuart-Pontier | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Rose Cordova, Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling

Votes: 199

3. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015– )
Episode: Family Values (2015)

TV-14 | Documentary

9.1
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Family and friends of Kathie Durst continue to hunt for the truth about what happened to her.

Writers: Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling, Zachary Stuart-Pontier | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Debra Kay Anderson, Robert Durst, Kevin J. Hynes, Andrew Jarecki

Votes: 176

4. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary

9.0
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Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon, Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.

Stars: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli, Debra Kay Anderson

Votes: 7,451

5. The Untold Story of the Sound of Music (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

9.0
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Reporter Diane Sawyer and Julie Andrews visit filming locations from The Sound of Music (1965). Also included is an interview with Christopher Plummer, rare behind-the-scenes and related archival footage.

Director: Rob Vint | Stars: Diane Sawyer, Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Charmian Carr

Votes: 10

6. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 24,866

7. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 21 November 2008 (2008)

News

8.9
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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Tyra Banks, Kristin Chenoweth, Ruby Gettinger, Mary Hart

Votes: 13

8. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015– )
Episode: The State of Texas vs. Robert Durst (2015)

TV-14 | Documentary

8.9
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In 2003, Galveston, Texas, becomes a media circus as the press descends to cover Durst's trial.

Writers: Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling, Zachary Stuart-Pontier | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Debra Kay Anderson, Cody Cazalas, Dick Deguerin, Robert Durst

Votes: 164

9. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 24,021

10. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Creator: Ly Chheng | Stars: Will Lyman, Arun Rath, Sarah Childress, Martin Smith

Votes: 759

11. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015– )
Episode: A Body in the Bay (2015)

TV-14 | Documentary

8.6
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In 2001, a dismembered corpse is found floating in Galveston Bay, Texas.

Writers: Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling, Zachary Stuart-Pontier | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Michael Antonio, Charles Bagli, Joy Behar, Cody Cazalas

Votes: 193

12. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 10,720

13. Janeane from Des Moines (2012)

78 min | Drama

8.5
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In the run-up to the 2012 Iowa Caucuses, a local conservative housewife seeks answers from the Republican presidential candidates.

Writers: Grace Lee, Jane Edith Wilson | Director: Grace Lee | Stars: Michele Bachmann, Jill Bartlett, Zachary Barton, Amanda Biers-Melcher

Votes: 58

14. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015– )
Episode: Poor Little Rich Boy (2015)

TV-14 | Documentary

8.5
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Durst reveals details about his childhood including witnessing his mother's suicide.

Writers: Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling, Zachary Stuart-Pontier | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Candace Bryant, Sara Canter, Dick Deguerin, Robert Durst

Votes: 167

15. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015– )
Episode: The Gangsters Daughter (2015)

TV-14 | Documentary

8.4
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A tip leads a district attorney to re-open the investigation into the disappearance of Kathie Durst.

Writers: Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling, Zachary Stuart-Pontier | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Debra Kay Anderson, Charles Bagli, Joe Becerra, Susan Berman

Votes: 163

16. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 September 2008 (2008)

News

8.3
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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Thea Andrews, Alec Baldwin, Valerie Bertinelli, Kyle Bornheimer

Votes: 10

17. A Life of Laughter: Remembering John Ritter (2003 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

8.2
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A look into the life and career of the legendary John Ritter.

Director: Roger Goodman | Stars: Jason Alexander, James Belushi, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Amy Davidson

Votes: 42

18. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter (1990)

Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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A profile of journalist Edward R. Murrow recalling his live radio broadcasts and TV programs.

Writer: Ed Apfel | Director: Susan Steinberg | Stars: Lauren Bacall, David Brinkley, Tom Brokaw, Walter Cronkite

Votes: 46

19. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 377

20. 20/20 (1978– )
Episode: A Hidden America: Children of the Mountains (2009)

Documentary, News

8.0
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A Diane Sawyer special report on the 1/2 million people living in poverty in Central Appalachia.

Star: Diane Sawyer

Votes: 8

21. 20/20 (1978– )
Episode: Bruce Jenner: The Interview (2015)

Documentary, News

8.0
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Bruce Jenner sits down with Diane Sawyer in this most anticipated interview.

Stars: Diane Sawyer, Caitlyn Jenner, Mark Behar, Brandon Jenner

Votes: 35

22. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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90 Metascore

Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middleclass Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Arnold Friedman, Jesse Friedman, David Friedman, Elaine Friedman

Votes: 16,914

24. Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner (2006)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the personal and political life of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony Kushner. The film begins in 2001, when Kushner was mounting the production of his play "Homebody/Kabul" and runs through 2004, as he worked on John Kerry's presidential campaign, got married to Mark Harris, worked with Maurice Sendak, and opened the Broadway musical "Caroline, or Change."

Writer: Freida Lee Mock | Director: Freida Lee Mock | Stars: Firdous Bamji, Bill Camp, Harrison Chad, Jay Charan

Votes: 71

25. 60 Minutes (1968– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.7
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A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.

Creator: Don Hewitt | Stars: Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft, Scott Pelley

Votes: 1,705

26. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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69 Metascore

A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

Writers: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng | Directors: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng | Stars: Diana Vreeland, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 847

27. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Diane Sawyer (2001)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Joan Ganz Cooney, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer, Carly Simon

Votes: 23

28. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.3
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Anthony Okungbowa, Jon Abrahams

Votes: 8,954

29. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 149

30. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

Votes: 6,617

31. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 9,180

32. Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989 TV Special)

Comedy, Music

6.9
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Writers: James Downey, Al Franken, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Robert Smigel | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, James Belushi, Chevy Chase, Billy Crystal

Votes: 112

33. The Howard Stern Show (1990–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.8
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Howard Stern's short lived WWOR-TV Channel 9 show.

Stars: Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Jackie Martling, John Melendez

Votes: 293

34. Stand Up to Cancer (2010 TV Special)

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Stars: Hank Aaron, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tatyana Ali, Dave Annable

Votes: 31

35. Oprah Presents: Master Class (2011– )

43 min | Documentary

6.7
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Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll, Berry Gordy

Votes: 93

36. 20/20 (1978– )

60 min | Documentary, News

6.6
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A.B.C.'s original hour-long news magazine.

Creator: Roone Arledge | Stars: Elizabeth Vargas, Barbara Walters, Chris Cuomo, Diane Sawyer

Votes: 850

37. ABC 2000: The Millennium (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.6
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ABC 2000 was perhaps the most elaborate, complex and ambitious televison program produced. ABCNews placed correspondents and production teams on every continent, anchored by Peter Jennings ... See full summary »

Writer: Noah Kotch | Director: Roger Goodman | Stars: Hank Aaron, Bud Abbott, Christina Aguilera, Alan Alda

Votes: 56

38. Building a Dream: The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.6
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Oprah Winfrey hosts a one-hour special chronicling her five-year effort in creating a leadership academy for disadvantaged girls in South Africa.

Stars: India Arie, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Quincy Jones

Votes: 47

39. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)
Episode: Diane Sawyer (2011)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Writers: Opus Moreschi, Scott Sherman, Max Werner | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Diane Sawyer

Votes: 9

40. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)
Episode: Oprah's 50th Birthday Bash! (2004)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Ivona Brnelic

Votes: 27

41. Ali Rap (2006 TV Movie)

Sport

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Director: Joseph Maar | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Khaliah Ali, Muhammad Ali, Adam Carolla

Votes: 40

42. Unforgettable (2010)

88 min | Documentary

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Brad Williams is only the second person ever studied by neurologists for the newly-identified syndrome called "hyperthymesia", an extremely detailed form of autobiographical memory for ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Williams | Director: Eric Williams | Stars: Brad Williams, Robert Bazell, Larry Cahill, Dick Cavett

Votes: 5

43. ABC News Nightline (1980– )

30 min | News, Talk-Show

6.3
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A nightly discussion of one important news event from earlier that day.

Creator: Roone Arledge | Stars: Bill Weir, Terry Moran, JuJu Chang, Byron Pitts

Votes: 187

44. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2003 TV Special)

120 min | Family

6.3
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Writer: George Stevens Jr. | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Yolanda Adams, Alan Alda, Anastacia, Julie Andrews

Votes: 41

45. Turning Point (1993–1999)

Documentary, News

6.2
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ABC News Magazine Show

Stars: Peter Jennings, Diane Sawyer, Forrest Sawyer, Barbara Walters

Votes: 6

46. Turning Point (1993–1999)
Episode: The Manson Women: Inside the Murders (1994)

Documentary, News

6.2
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Director: Roger Goodman | Stars: Leslie Van Houten, Patricia Krenwinkel, Charles Manson, Diane Sawyer

Votes: 5

47. The Switch (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Seven years after the fact, a man comes to the realization that he was the sperm donor for his best friend's boy.

Writers: Allan Loeb, Jeffrey Eugenides | Directors: Josh Gordon, Will Speck | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 71,169

48. This Week (1996– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

6.1
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Stars: George Stephanopoulos, George Will, Donna Brazile, Cokie Roberts

Votes: 56

49. Legends Ball (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary, Drama

6.1
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Stars: Yolanda Adams, Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Ashanti

Votes: 88

50. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 September 2007 (2007)

News

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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Thea Andrews, Sabrina Bryan, Amanda Bynes, Jann Carl

Votes: 9