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1. Bowl of Dreams (2011)

111 min | Documentary, History

9.4
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Documentary film about the legendary "Ben's Chili Bowl" of Washington, D.C. and the famous patrons that used Ben's to strategize movements that range from civil rights to the Obama campaign... See full summary »

Writer: Stanley V. Henson Jr. | Director: Stanley V. Henson Jr. | Stars: Ben Ali, Sonja Ali, Virginia Ali, Marion Barry Jr.

Votes: 5

2. The 34th Annual Grammy Awards (1992 TV Special)

Music

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Writers: Buz Kohan, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Clint Black, Boys II Men, Garth Brooks, James Brown

Votes: 64

3. 30 for 30 (2009–2016)

Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.9
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Brent Musburger, Jalen Rose, Michael Eric Dyson, Roy Williams

Votes: 2,770

4. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.8
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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: 33,411

5. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

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

8.6
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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: 30,492

6. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 255 min | Documentary

8.6
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An examination of the U.S. government's role and its response to Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 3,605

7. XXI Century (2003– )

385 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Curt Goering, Howard Zinn, Reed Brody, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 52

8. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)

60 min | Documentary

8.5
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Louis Theroux documents some of the US's most bizarre happenings, events and rituals, by getting involved himself...

Stars: Louis Theroux, J.J. Michaels, Mike Oehler, David Paul

Votes: 1,609

9. Michael Jackson Memorial (2009 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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A live telecast of the public memorial service for the king of pop, Michael Jackson.

Directors: Gregg Gelfand, Kenny Ortega | Stars: Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Berkley, Kobe Bryant, Mariah Carey

Votes: 350

10. Streisand: Live in Concert (2009 TV Special)

Documentary, Music

8.5
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Creator: Barbra Streisand | Directors: Gary Smith, Barbra Streisand | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Il Divo, Carole Bayer Sager, Tony Bennett

Votes: 73

11. Chelsea Does (2016– )
Episode: Chelsea Does Racism (2016)

Not Rated | Documentary

8.5
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Chelsea visits various places to see and further explore other people's views on racism.

Director: Eddie Schmidt | Stars: Chelsea Handler, Margaret Cho, Steven David, Stacy Highsmith

Votes: 146

12. Boston Legal (2004–2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Boston Legal is a spin-off of the long-running Kelley series The Practice, following the exploits of former Practice character Alan Shore (James Spader) at the legal firm of Crane, Poole and Schmidt.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 34,612

13. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: Loose Lips (2004)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Alan takes over a case Denny rejected for personal reasons. He has to defend a man who was fired from being Santa because he is a transvestite. Brad an Alan bet on the outcome of the case. ... See full summary »

Creator: David E. Kelley | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: James Spader, Monica Potter, Rhona Mitra, Lake Bell

Votes: 189

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

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

8.3
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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: 14,031

15. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: Head Cases (2004)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Senior partner Edwin Poole has a nervous breakdown in front of everybody. Denny Crane has now to face the loss of a friend in the office. Meanwhile, Alan Shore finds a new enemy in Brad ... See full summary »

Creator: David E. Kelley | Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: James Spader, Monica Potter, Rhona Mitra, Lake Bell

Votes: 283

16. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,767

17. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 417

18. Tanner on Tanner (2004– )
Episode: The Awful Truth (2004)

Comedy

8.2
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Writer: Garry Trudeau | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Michael Murphy, Cynthia Nixon, Pamela Reed, Matt Malloy

Votes: 8

19. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Devils Are Here (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Three months after his arrest, Lucious tries to run Empire Entertainment while in federal lockup; Cookie stages a star-studded concert in support of Lucious while Andre, Hakeem, Anika and Mimi Whiteman attempt a hostile takeover.

Creators: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong | Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 476

20. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 52,506

21. Street Fight (2005)

83 min | Documentary

8.1
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85 Metascore

This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which the Cory Booker attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.

Writer: Marshall Curry | Director: Marshall Curry | Stars: Jen Bluestein, Cory Booker, Bill Bradley, Chris Christie

Votes: 1,539

22. Global Citizen Festival (2015 TV Movie)

Music

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Creator: Ryan Gall | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Joe Biden, Bono, Richard Branson, Connie Britton

Votes: 7

23. BAD25: The Short Films of Michael Jackson (2012 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Tony Ducret | Stars: Stephen Hill, Anthony 'Treach' Criss, Beverly Johnson, Al Sharpton

Votes: 22

24. WWE Raw (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Sport

8.0
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The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "RAW" brand collide each and every week on WWE Monday Night RAW, broadcast once again each and every week on the USA cable network.

Creator: Vince McMahon | Stars: Jerry Lawler, Paul Levesque, Glenn Jacobs, Jim Ross

Votes: 5,874

25. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 579

26. The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005 TV Special)

Music

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Writers: Dave Boone, Jon Macks | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Edward Albee, Alan Alda, Joan Allen

Votes: 99

27. Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010)
Episode: Kathy at the Apollo (2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

8.0
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Kathy reaches out to the African American community by performing at The Apollo Theatre in Harlem and to prepare, spends an afternoon with rapper T.I. and meets Rev. Al Sharpton.

Director: Blake Webster | Stars: Kathy Griffin, Marion J. Caffey, Wayne Federman, Maggie Griffin

Votes: 5

28. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Sophomore Jinx (1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Benson and Stabler investigate a female student's murder at a local college. When they develop a suspect on the basketball team, they experience resistance from the college, which is trying... See full summary »

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 199

29. New York Undercover (1994–1998)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.

Creators: Kevin Arkadie, Dick Wolf | Stars: Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville, Lauren Luna Vélez

Votes: 1,388

30. Soul Train (1971– )

60 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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A pop music dance show with an African-American focus.

Stars: Don Cornelius, Queen Turner, Pat Davis, Dorian Gregory

Votes: 330

31. National Geographic: Inside 9/11 (2005 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Documentary

7.9
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Inside 9/11 provides insight into the events that led up to 9/11 by tracing the timeline from al Qaeda's earliest origins through the aftermath of 9/11 and the ongoing investigation.

Stars: Osama bin Laden, Rohan Gunaratna, Terry McDermott, Patrick Fitzgerald

Votes: 334

32. Shake the Devil Off (2007)

99 min | Documentary

7.9
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Writers: Lydia Breen, Peter Entell | Director: Peter Entell | Stars: Glen David Andrews, Doretha Augustus, Lionel Batiste, Dorise Blackmon

Votes: 12

34. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part One (2006)

TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary

7.9
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Act 1 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 36

35. Empire (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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A hip-hop mogul must choose between his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to get what's hers.

Creators: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong | Stars: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray

Votes: 27,209

36. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Black Nationalism (1999)

49 min | Documentary

7.8
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Louis Theroux travels to New York to meet proponents of black nationalism.

Writer: Louis Theroux | Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Khalid Muhammad, Al Sharpton

Votes: 137

37. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Kerry Washington/Eminem (2013)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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Sketches include Michelle Obama at the White House Cold Open, Kerry Washington Monologue, Career Week Speaker, My Girl, How's He Doing, Miss Universe, Weekend Update with guests Angela ... See full summary »

Writers: Seth Meyers, Colin Jost, Rob Klein, James Anderson, Michael Che, Mikey Day, Steve Higgins, Zach Kanin, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Lorne Michaels, Claire Mulaney, Josh Patten, Tim Robinson, Sarah Schneider, Pete Schultz, Kent Sublette, Alex Baze | Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon

Votes: 170

38. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– )
Episode: Part Two (2006)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary

7.8
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Act 2 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton Shakespear Alexander, Lee Arnold

Votes: 35

39. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Writers: Alex Haley, Malcolm X, Arnold Perl, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 63,712 | Gross: $48.17M

40. Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

Stars: Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan, Michael Moore

Votes: 8,408

41. Chelsea Does (2016– )

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

7.7
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Comedienne and writer Chelsea Handler discusses the topics of marriage, racism, Silicon Valley, and drugs.

Stars: Chelsea Handler, Steven David, Mary McCormack, Irving Azoff

Votes: 1,646

42. Of By For (2013)

88 min | Documentary, History, News

7.7
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A journey across America's Route 66 finds a country united in disappointment with the status quo in Washington. Citizens from all walks of life discuss money in politics, divisive campaign ... See full summary »

Writers: Aaron Keith Harris, Christopher Kay, Andrew Malone, Chad Monnin | Director: Christopher Kay | Stars: Jack Abramoff, Lanny Davis, Lisa Disch, Mickey Edwards

Votes: 18

43. BET Awards 2012 (2012 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Jesse Collins, James Davis, Nile Evans, Buddy Lewis, Johnny Mack, Mitchell Marchand, Chris Spencer, Robin Thede | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West

Votes: 19

44. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Michael Eric Dyson (2006)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Writers: Michael Brumm, Stephen Colbert, Rich Dahm, Eric Drysdale, Rob Dubbin, Peter Gwinn, Jay Katsir, Laura Krafft, Frank Lesser, Allison Silverman | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Al Sharpton, Michael Eric Dyson

Votes: 11

45. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Rev. Al Sharpton (2005)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Writer: Stephen Colbert | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Al Sharpton

Votes: 9

46. The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005)

PG-13 | 70 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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80 Metascore

Never-before-seen testimony is included in this documentary on Emmett Louis Till, who, in 1955, was brutally murdered after he whistled at a white woman.

Director: Keith Beauchamp | Stars: Mamie Till, Wheeler Parker, Simeon Wright, Ruthie Mae Crawford

Votes: 323 | Gross: $0.20M

47. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Marv Albert, Richard Lewis

Votes: 2,712

48. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)

120 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A look at the music career of musician James Brown beginning with his first hit song, "Please, Please, Please," in 1956.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: James Brown, Christian McBride, Bobby Byrd, Greg Tate

Votes: 454

49. SuperNews! (2005– )

Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Creators: Josh Faure-Brac, David Neuman | Stars: Josh Faure-Brac, Jason Nash, Bob Barnes, Brian Shortall

Votes: 88

50. The Tanning of America (2014 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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"The Tanning of America" is a thorough examination of hip-hop as a cultural movement, whose profound influence in music, film, television, fashion, business, race relations and politics ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Stoute, Bill Adler, Cory Booker, Mariah Carey

Votes: 19