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1. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
Episode: Final Show (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.4
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Craig concludes his late night series with guest Jay Leno.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Jay Leno, Drew Carey, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 56

2. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Oh Shenandoah (2014)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

9.4
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Shocking information regarding the source comes to light in the fight for Will's freedom.

Director: Paul Lieberstein | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,416

3. Trying Times (1987–1989)
Episode: The Visit (1987)

30 min | Comedy

9.4
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Jim's high school sweetheart Wanda is coming to visit, which makes his annoyed wife Marsha jealous. However, as soon as she arrives, Wanda starts boring them with her entire crazy life story, but they're too polite to interrupt her.

Director: Alan Arkin | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Christopher Durang, Julie Hagerty, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 5

4. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Run (2014)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

9.2
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While Rebecca must once again defend ACN during a possible lawsuit, Will tries to protect Neal from the aftermath of the DOD leak; Charlie and Leona deal with a hostile takeover; Sloan ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 986

5. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Election Night: Part II (2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama

9.1
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As coverage of Election Night 2012 continues, the staff has to decide on which breaking story to pursue. Leona decides to let Reese decide. Mac and Will's situation heads closer to the edge. And Sloan finds her anonymous bidder.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,048

6. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Red Team III (2013)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

9.1
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In the aftermath of ACN's Operation Genoa report, the staff who put it together face some serious blowback, not just when the government responds but also when the sources' credibility comes into question.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,118

7. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: What Kind of Day Has It Been (2014)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama

9.1
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The team looks forward as they mourn the loss of a coworker.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,193

8. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Contempt (2014)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama

9.0
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Will continues to defy the government by refusing to out the name of the source of the stolen documents. The team tries to make sure that the first reporter that wrote the story gets out of... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 911

9. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: I'll Try to Fix You (2012)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

9.0
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Will's new idealism leads him to be playing into the hands of the tabloid press determined to discredit him.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,597

10. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: We Just Decided To (2012)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama

9.0
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Will's professional idealism is put to the test with his new news team when they are first to cover the Deep Horizon platform oil spill.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 2,335

11. A Picture from Home: The Journey Through 'Escanaba in da Moonlight' (2001 Video)

56 min | Documentary

8.9
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This behind the scenes look at the making of Escanaba in da Moonlight, provides the story behind the story.

Director: Alison Crockett | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Joey Albright, Bob Brown, Tom Spiroff

Votes: 9

12. The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1986 TV Special)

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Stars: Charlton Heston, Donna Mills, June Allyson, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 65

13. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: The Greater Fool (2012)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama

8.9
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Will is in the hospital and is too discouraged to return to work as his colleagues get the final clue needed to thwart the execs wanting to fire him.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,128

14. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Boston (2014)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama

8.8
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In the wake of the Genoa debacle, the team decides to use caution in reporting a major breaking story. Neal is contacted by an anonymous source in possession of stolen government documents; Sloan looks to solve a takeover puzzle.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 994

15. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Main Justice (2014)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama

8.7
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When the team attends the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, Mac makes an unexpected acquaintance and Will gets a surprise.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 747

16. The Newsroom (2012–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.6
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A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news anchor.

Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 86,736

17. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.6
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 37,534

18. 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: 33,319

19. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Bullies (2012)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.6
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As Will deals with insomnia and online death threats, Sloan's frustrating interview with a Japanese nuclear rep about the Fukushima disaster gets her in major trouble.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,116

20. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Election Night: Part I (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Drama

8.6
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On the night of the 2012 presidential election, Maggie and Don chase a story, Sloan and Mac ask Neal for a favor, Don learns that Jerry has a lawsuit in store for him too, and Will and Mac's personal differences return.

Director: Jason Ensler | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 758

21. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: 5/1 (2012)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama

8.5
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When Charlie gets a tip from a mysterious informant that the President is about to make a major announcement, the news team tries to confirm what it is about.

Director: Joshua Marston | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,238

22. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Amen (2012)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.5
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On the week of 2011's Valentine's Day, the news team is forced to hire a local Egyptian stringer to report on Arab Spring developments and find they have placed him in great danger.

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,184

23. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,389

24. The Newsroom: Season 2 - Invitation to the Set (2013 TV Special)

2 min | Documentary

8.4
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Director: Daniel Zibulsky | Stars: Jeff Daniels, John Gallagher Jr., Emily Mortimer, Olivia Munn

Votes: 5

25. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: The 112th Congress (2012)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama

8.4
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As the news team covers the Tea Party candidates during the US Congressional mid-term elections, the network 's senior executives confront Charlie about Will's newly confrontational tone.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,269

26. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Unintended Consequences (2013)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.4
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October 3, 2011: When Will's interview with Shelly of OWS goes horribly wrong, the Genoa team are at risk of losing a potentially valuable lead. Recounting her trip in Uganda to Rebecca ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 822

27. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.3
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own chat show which includes him chatting to A-list celebrities, the very famous red chair game, live music and lots of jokes and fun from Graham and the celebrities there self.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Miranda Hart, Daniel Radcliffe

Votes: 6,740

28. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 9,094

29. 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: 14,859

30. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: News Night with Will McAvoy (2013)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.3
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March 16, 2012: As fighting erupts in Syria and investigations into the killing of Trayvon Martin begin, Will receives a surprise phone call from his father. Meanwhile, pictures of Sloan ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 776

31. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 254,826

32. Breaking Away (1980–1981)

60 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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Four buddies live in Bloomington, Indiana, facing life as working class "cutters" in a college town. Focus is on Dave and his $1200 La Strada bike.

Stars: Barbara Barrie, Shaun Cassidy, Jackie Earle Haley, Tom Wiggin

Votes: 81

33. James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend (2013 TV Special)

95 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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the cast off the sopranos talk about james gandolfini as a friend and a actor

Stars: Jon Alpert, Shari Springer Berman, Lorraine Bracco, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 133

34. The Newsroom: Season 1 - Invitation to the Set (2012 TV Special)

2 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Daniel Zibulsky | Stars: Jeff Daniels, John Gallagher Jr., Emily Mortimer, Olivia Munn

Votes: 8

35. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers (2013)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama

8.2
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A lawyer interviews Will McAvoy about an institutional failure at ACN related to a news story that has been proved inaccurate.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,044

36. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: One Step Too Many (2013)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama

8.2
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Will makes an appearance on an ACN morning show. Jim meets old friends and foes when Hallie comes to visit. The ACN staff interview a general with knowledge of Operation Genoa, but Jerry's handling of the interview may prove costly.

Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 751

37. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: The Blackout, Part 2: Mock Debate (2012)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

8.2
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To get the last rating jump to get the Republican Party Debate, the news team get an exclusive interview with a former friend of Casey Anthony.

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 936

38. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: The Genoa Tip (2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.2
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After running with what the team believes is an accurate tip backfires, delivering a heavy blow to their credibility.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 825

39. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: Willie Pete (2013)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.2
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Will discovers that someone has leaked information to Nina Howard, the Genoa team uncovers more leads in the story, and Maggie prepares for the Uganda trip. Meanwhile, Jim takes a stand against Romney's press team.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 773

40. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 35,286

41. Conan (2010– )

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

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 18,365

42. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: The Fifth of July (1982)

130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Ken Talley is 32, strong, goodlooking and a Vietnam vet with both legs shot off seven years earlier. He is somewhat cynical. His lover Jed is bigger and stronger, a gardner, a good listener... See full summary »

Directors: Kirk Browning, Marshall W. Mason | Stars: Richard Thomas, Jeff Daniels, Swoosie Kurtz, Jonathan Hogan

Votes: 125

43. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 59,113

44. The Martian (2015)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Votes: 567,608 | Gross: $228.43M

45. The 70th Annual Tony Awards (2016 TV Special)

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Hosted by James Corden, The Tony's is the ultimate night for theatre geeks and Broadway lovers! It's an award show for all things Broadway and theatre, with performances by the cast of Hamilton, Waitress, She Loves Me, and more!

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: James Corden, Uzo Aduba, Billie Allen, Michael Arden

Votes: 96

46. Tanner '88 (1988– )

Not Rated | 353 min | Comedy

8.0
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A behind-the-scenes look at a former Michigan U.S. representative's campaign as he vies for his party's Presidential nomination.

Stars: Michael Murphy, Pamela Reed, Daniel Jenkins, Matt Malloy

Votes: 642

47. The Vanishing Point (2011)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A man returns to his basement apartment having just been rejected by the object of his desire, an angelic diner waitress named Mary Ann, and he sits down at his computer to record what ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Carrico | Stars: John Hawkinson, Alexey Lamansky, Dan John Miller

Votes: 5

48. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Here's Looking at You (1993)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.0
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Frasier buys Martin a telescope as a gift, leading to a long-distance relationship with a woman named Irene.

Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 445

49. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: News Night 2.0 (2012)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

8.0
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The news team make their first stumble when their spotlight on Arizona's new immigration law turns into a pundit free-for-all debacle.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 1,410

50. The Newsroom (2012–2014)
Episode: The Blackout, Part 1: Tragedy Porn (2012)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.0
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To salvage their ratings, the news team decides to lead with lurid criminal trial coverage at the expense of more worthy stories like the debt ceiling debate.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 944