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1. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.5
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family.

Creator: Bill Cosby | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 24,127

2. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 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: 31,320

3. Conan (2010– )

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

8.2
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Creators: Conan O'Brien, Bruce W. Timm | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 15,879

4. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

TV-PG | 62 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stephen Colbert takes over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show will be broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human, Donald Trump

Votes: 1,947

5. 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: 9,934

6. 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: 13,517

7. New York Undercover (1994–1998)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Music

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: 1,334

8. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992–2014)

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Edd Hall, Rickey Minor

Votes: 8,375

9. 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: 28,729

10. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 401

11. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 408

12. Let's Do It Again (1975)

PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Two Atlanta men raise funds for their charity by rigging boxing matches in New Orleans but their tricks attract the mob's attention.

Writers: Richard Wesley, Timothy March | Director: Sidney Poitier | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Calvin Lockhart, John Amos

Votes: 1,155

13. Flip (1970–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.4
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One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »

Stars: Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin, Redd Foxx

Votes: 534

14. Graffiti Bridge (1990)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music, Musical

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Graffiti Bridge is the unofficial sequel to Purple Rain. In this movie, The Kid and Morris Day are still competitors and each runs a club of his own. They make a bet about who writes the ... See full summary »

Writer: Prince | Director: Prince | Stars: Prince, Morris Day, Ingrid Chavez, Jerome Benton

Votes: 1,128

15. 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, Pat Davis, Dorian Gregory, Albert Ebbs

Votes: 318

16. Mavis! (2015)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Her family group, the Staple Singers, inspired millions and helped propel the civil rights movement with their music. After 60 years of performing, legendary singer Mavis Staples' message of love and equality is needed now more than ever.

Writer: Jessica Edwards | Director: Jessica Edwards | Stars: Mavis Staples, Adam Ayres, Gene Barge, Al Bell

Votes: 43

17. Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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78 Metascore

Antoine Fuqua's documentary on the blues, shot at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Buddy Guy, Solomon Burke, Mavis Staples

Votes: 536

18. Take Me to the River (2014)

PG | 95 min | Documentary, Music

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56 Metascore

A documentary about the soul of American music. The film follows the recording of a new album featuring legends from Stax records and Memphis mentoring and passing on their musical magic to stars and artists of today.

Writers: Rick Clark, Jerry Harrison, Julie Janata, Martin Shore, Zac Stanford | Director: Martin Shore | Stars: Terrence Howard, James Alexander, Al Bell, William Bell

Votes: 53

19. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Jesse Jackson, Newt Gingrich

Votes: 245

20. Later with Jools Holland (1992– )

35 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Late-night music and chat show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Jools Holland, Paul Weller, P.J. Harvey, Robert Plant

Votes: 356

21. The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (2013 TV Special)

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Writers: David Wild, Ken Ehrlich | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: LL Cool J, Taylor Swift, Johnny Depp, Tim McGraw

Votes: 163

22. Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (2009– )

Talk-Show

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Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf is an Emmy award-winning interview program hosted by Cat Greenleaf that airs on NBC. On the show Greenleaf interviews actors, musicians, athletes, politicians,... See full summary »

Stars: Cat Greenleaf, Brooke Shields, Juliette Lewis, Jason Biggs

Votes: 25

24. The 47th Annual Grammy Awards (2005 TV Special)

Music

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Writers: Karen Anderson, Ken Ehrlich, Matt Johnson, David Wild | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Queen Latifah, Marc Anthony, Lance Armstrong, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 97

25. Glastonbury 2015 (2015– )

Music

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Live BBC coverage of the 2015 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset, England.

Stars: Mark Radcliffe, Greg James, Jo Whiley, Lauren Laverne

Votes: 7

26. Sunday Night (1988–1990)

60 min | Music

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Stars: Edd Hall, Jools Holland, David Sanborn, Nana Vasconcelos

Votes: 30

27. Rejoice and Shout (2010)

PG | 115 min | Documentary

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72 Metascore

A documentary on Gospel music's 200-year history.

Director: Don McGlynn | Stars: Smokey Robinson, Mavis Staples, Willa Ward, Bill Carpenter

Votes: 103

28. Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music (2005 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Documentary, History, Music

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Stars: Colin Salmon, James Brown, Solomon Burke, Jerry Butler

Votes: 80

29. Soul to Soul (1971)

G | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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Footage of a concert held in Ghana to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the independence of that country.

Director: Denis Sanders | Stars: Willie Bobo, Roberta Flack, Eddie Harris, The Ikettes

Votes: 53

30. Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement (2009)

90 min | Documentary

7.1
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For a brief moment in time, a few daring, innovative musicians stood at the crossroads of a revolution in music and culture. Across one of the most turbulent periods in American ... See full summary »

Writers: Colin Escott, Jon Goodman | Director: Jon Goodman | Stars: Paul Breines, Catherine Brooks, Ruth Brown, Jerry Butler

Votes: 15

31. Motown Returns to the Apollo (1985 TV Special)

120 min | Music

9.0
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Creator: Jimmy Hawkins | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Debbie Allen, Gerald Alston, Ricky Bell, Renaldo Benson

Votes: 47

33. American Roots Music (2001– )

Documentary, Music

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Stars: Arlo Guthrie, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Pete Seeger

Votes: 24

34. Love for Levon: A Benefit to Save the Barn (2012 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Conor McAnally | Stars: Gregg Allman, Kenny Aronoff, Dierks Bentley, David Bromberg

Votes: 22

35. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2010 TV Special)

Music

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Creator: Nick Vanoff | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Edward Albee, Chris Bailey, Alec Baldwin, Nathan Balser

Votes: 32

36. The Sacrifice of Victor (1995 Video)

46 min

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Director: Parris Patton | Stars: Prince, Mayte Garcia, Mavis Staples, The Staples

Votes: 34

37. 38th NAACP Image Awards (2007 TV Special)

120 min | Family

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Writers: Vicangelo Bulluck, Royce Osborn, P. Frank Williams | Director: Jonathan X | Stars: Chuck Maldonado, India Arie, Tyra Banks, Mary J. Blige

Votes: 17

38. VH1 Honors (1994 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Michael Bolton, Garth Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres

Votes: 5

39. 42nd NAACP Image Awards (2011 TV Special)

120 min

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Writer: Robin Thede | Director: Jonathan X | Stars: Erika Alexander, Tatyana Ali, Essence Atkins, Shannon Baker

Votes: 7

40. Jools's Annual Hootenanny (1995– )

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Stars: Jools Holland, Ruby Turner, Kylie Minogue, Seasick Steve

Votes: 19

41. VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul (2011 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: David Mallet | Stars: 50 Cent, Marsha Ambrosius, La La Anthony, Erykah Badu

Votes: 6

42. The Ryde Devine (1991 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Declan Lowney | Stars: Luing Andrews, Kimberly Arland, Troy Byer, George Clinton

Votes: 7

44. Blues Divas (2005)

116 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Robert Mugge | Stars: Renee Austin, Deborah Coleman, Morgan Freeman, Denise LaSalle

Votes: 13

45. Soul Comes Home (2003 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Milton Lage | Stars: Rance Allen, Al Bell, William Bell, Solomon Burke

Votes: 11

47. I Believe to My Soul (2005 Video)

Documentary, Short

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In I BELIEVE TO MY SOUL songwriter/musician/producer Joe Henry brings together five of the greatest living artists of soul music: Ann Peebles, Billy Preston, Mavis Staples, Irma Thomas and Allen Toussaint.

Director: Matthew Buzzell | Stars: Joe Henry, Ann Peebles, Billy Preston, Mavis Staples

Votes: 7

48. Blind Boys of Alabama: Go Tell It on the Mountain (2004 TV Special)

Music

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After performing together for 60 years, the renowned Gospel Group, the Blind Boys of Alabama released their Grammy Award winning holiday CD in 2003, "Go Tell It On The Mountain". In ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Murphy | Stars: Michael Franti, Chrissie Hynde, John Medeski, Charlie Musselwhite

Votes: 10

49. God Only Knows: Vocal Harmony - The Voice (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Documentary examining the different types of music that require vocal harmony and how much of what we know as pop music--rock, R&B, etc.--actually developed from gospel and religious music.... See full summary »

Stars: Florence Ballard, Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys, The Boswell Sisters, Connee Boswell

50. Soulsville (2003)

Documentary, Short

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SOULSVILLE is an exuberant celebration of the soul, R&B, gospel, pop, rock, and funk music explosion that came barreling out of Memphis, TN, in the late '50s, '60s, and '70s. Standing in ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Sarles | Stars: Steve Cropper, Donald Dunn, Al Green, Isaac Hayes