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1. The War (2007– )

TV-14 | 124 min | Documentary, History, War

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A seven-part series focusing on the many ways in which the Second World War impacted the lives of American families.

Stars: Keith David, Katharine Phillips, Tom Hanks, Paul Fussell

Votes: 2,979

2. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2014)
Episode: Tom Brokaw/Zachary Levi/Rosanne Cash (2010)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.0
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Director: Allan Kartun | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Tom Brokaw, Zachary Levi, Rosanne Cash

Votes: 6

3. Air Emergency (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.9
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Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.

Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Jonathan Aris, Gregory Feith, Daniel Park

Votes: 2,543

4. The Brokaw Files (2012– )

60 min | Documentary

8.8
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The Brokaw Files revisits pivotal moments in history through the eyes of Tom Brokaw, one of the most trusted and respected journalists of today. With Brokaw's first-hand accounts drawn ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Brokaw, David Bottiglia, Peter Zalewski

Votes: 5

5. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: The Gate of Heavenly Peace (1995)

180 min | Documentary

8.8
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A Frontline documentary about the events that took place in Tianamen square in 1989.

Directors: Richard Gordon, Carma Hinton | Stars: Deborah Amos, Carma Hinton, Edward Stanley

Votes: 228

6. Als die Mauer fiel. 50 Stunden, die die Welt veränderten (1999 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

8.7
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A detailed reconstruction of the events from Nov. 9th to 11th, 1989, which led to the Berlin wall tumbling down, on a local, national and international level.

Directors: Hans-Hermann Hertle, Gunther Scholz | Stars: Gert Heidenreich, Martin Seifert, Tom Vogt, Liane Dammenheyn

Votes: 18

7. The War (2007– )
Episode: A World Without War: March 1945 - September 1945 (2007)

TV-14 | 125 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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A few weeks after the death of President Roosevelt shocks the country, Germany surrenders. Meanwhile, American sailors, soldiers and Marines endure the worst battle of the Pacific--Okinawa.... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Sam Hynes, Emma Belle Pelcher, Maurice Bell

Votes: 69

8. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Same to You, Pal (2014)

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

8.7
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Stephen invites his colleague and lifelong friend Grimmy to the show for the final episode of The Colbert Report.

Director: Jim Hoskinson | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, J.J. Abrams, Alan Alda

Votes: 66

9. 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: 37,488

10. 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: 33,290

11. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Martin Smith

Votes: 1,099

12. NBC White Paper (1960– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Chet Huntley, Tom Brokaw, Lloyd Dobyns, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 5

13. Baseball's Golden Age (2008– )

Documentary

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Home movies and color photos of baseball from the 1930s through the 1960s.

Stars: Marty Appel, Alec Baldwin, Tom Brokaw, Joe Buck

Votes: 27

14. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.5
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Stars: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

Votes: 125

15. Their Finest Hour (2012 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Explores the debt Americans owe to the British people. In 1940 and 1941, just prior to the United States entering World War II, Britain miraculously stood firm against Nazi terror. And, as ... See full summary »

Star: Tom Brokaw

Votes: 8

16. Music and the Spoken Word (1949– )

Music

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For more than eight decades, nearly the lifetime of radio, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has presented a weekly program - Music and the Spoken Word - without interruption, giving voice to ... See full summary »

Stars: Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, Jane Seymour, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 8

17. California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown (2011)

Documentary, Biography

8.5
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CALIFORNIA STATE OF MIND tells the story of how one man rose against seemingly insurmountable obstacles and shaped the future of modern California. Rather than lionizing Brown as "the ... See full summary »

Director: Sascha Rice | Stars: Tom Brokaw, Jerry Brown, Willie Brown, Warren Christopher

Votes: 19

18. The War (2007– )
Episode: A Necessary War: December 1941 - December 1942 (2007)

TV-14 | 143 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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This series profiles World War II as seen primarily through the eyes of people living in just four U.S. Cities. This episode details an antebellum period before the attack on Pearl Harbor, ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Glenn D. Frazier, Sam Hynes, Jim Sherman

Votes: 94

19. 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: 2,387

20. The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013– )

360 min | Documentary

8.4
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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.

Stars: Rob Lowe, Kurt Andersen, David Sirota, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 289

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

Documentary, Biography

8.4
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A profile of journalist Edward R. Murrow recalling his live radio broadcasts and TV programs.

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

Votes: 52

22. 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: 14,851

23. The States (2007– )

60 min | Documentary

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The States takes a detailed look at what makes each of the 50 states special. Each episode features five states each and has interviews with native celebrities talking about their home state.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Jane Alexander, Tom Arnold, Lewis Black

Votes: 50

24. NBC White Paper (1960– )
Episode: The Age of Kennedy, Part I: The Early Years (1966)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Al Wasserman | Stars: Chet Huntley, Henry Fonda, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 7

25. 15 Septembers Later (2016)

Documentary

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A look back at the 9/11 attack 15 years later. First hand storytellers reveals new information regarding the events.

Director: Jason Sklaver | Stars: Bret Baier, Bob Beckwith, Michael Bloomberg, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 73

26. The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999– )

Sport

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A show which takes sports most memorable blunders, bad calls, and questionable moments and sheds a new light on them to show why the party who made the mistake should be let off the hook.

Stars: Brian Kenny, Steve Hirdt, Bob Costas, Dave Kindred

Votes: 55

27. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 505

28. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2014)

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

8.1
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Opening monologues, sketches, celebrity interviews, and musical performances are commonly featured.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jerry Vivino, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 6,249

29. XXX Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony (2012 TV Special)

Sport

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Opening Ceremony to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with special guests including those of British Royalty and Loyalty and special acts including Her Majesty jumping out of a helicopter ... See full summary »

Stars: Antonia Anderson, Rowan Atkinson, Ki-moon Ban, Cherie Blair

Votes: 594

30. Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman (2017)

103 min | Documentary

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Out on America's vast working landscapes - the ranches of the Mountain west, the farmlands of the Great Plains, the waterways of the Mississippi Delta - a huge, largely hidden, and entirely... See full summary »

Directors: Susan Froemke, John Hoffman, Beth Aala | Stars: Tom Brokaw, Dusty Crary, Justin Knopf, Wayne Werner

Votes: 7

31. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Director: Hal Gurnee | Stars: David Letterman, Bill Murray, Billy Joel, Paul Shaffer

Votes: 14

32. ESPN SportsCentury (1999– )

Documentary, Sport

8.0
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Man does sports. Man speaks about sports.

Stars: Chris Fowler, Dick Schaap, Edwin Pope, Robert Lipsyte

Votes: 148

33. All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State (2014)

82 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

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The life story of Ann Richards, the hilarious straight-talking Governor of Texas who fought special interests for the people and ultimately lost re-election to the first ever pairing of ... See full summary »

Directors: Keith Patterson, Phillip Schopper | Stars: Tom Brokaw, Barbara Bush, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 132

34. Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (2010– )

Family, Sport

8.0
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U.S. coverage of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Stars: Ryan Getzlaf, Jarkko Immonen, Olli Jokinen, Zina Kocher

Votes: 234

35. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
Episode: John Goodman/Drew Barrymore/Tony Randall (1993)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Director: Dana Calderwood | Stars: Conan O'Brien, John Goodman, Drew Barrymore, Tony Randall

Votes: 29

36. The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013– )
Episode: Super Power (2013)

Documentary

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Director: Jonathan Rudd | Stars: Rob Lowe, Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 29

37. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Special)

7.9
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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.

Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

Votes: 1,062

38. An Unlikely Weapon (2008)

85 min | Documentary

7.9
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In 1968, in 1/500th of a second Eddie Adams photographed a Saigon police chief, General Nygoc Loan, shooting a Vietcong guerrilla point black. Some say that photograph ended the Vietnam war... See full summary »

Director: Susan Morgan Cooper | Stars: Eddie Adams, Marc Anthony, Peter Arnett, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 81

39. The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013– )
Episode: The Revolutionaries (2013)

Documentary

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Director: Jonathan Rudd | Stars: Rob Lowe, David Brooks, Matt Groening, Susan Seidelman

Votes: 31

40. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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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: 701

41. All the President's Men Revisited (2013 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.8
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Looks back at Watergate, the original game changer of America politics. How has Watergate changed the Presidency? What effect has the scandal had on our political leaders? And has hope and ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Schnall | Stars: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Nixon, Carl Bernstein

Votes: 106

42. Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007 TV Movie)

155 min | Documentary

7.8
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Filmmakers, critics and even politicians discuss the social impact of the "Star Wars" films and the franchise's reliance in mythology and history.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: George Lucas, Linda Ellerbee, Tom Brokaw, Newt Gingrich

Votes: 540

43. On Common Ground (I) (2001)

88 min | Documentary

7.8
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Walter Kronkite and Tom Brokaw narrate about American WWII veterans who meet their German counterparts 55 years later in the forest battlefield where they once fought each other.

Directors: David Eilenberg, Jessica Glass | Stars: Tom Brokaw, Walter Cronkite, John Kenneth Galbraith, Daniel J. Goldhagen

Votes: 16

44. Dateline NBC (1992– )
Episode: Desperate Days in Blue John Canyon (2004)

120 min | Documentary, News

7.8
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Stars: Tom Brokaw, Aron Ralston

Votes: 21

45. The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013– )
Episode: Shop 'til You Drop (2013)

Documentary

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Director: Jonathan Rudd | Stars: Rob Lowe, Kurt Andersen, David Sirota, Gil Troy

Votes: 32

46. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Tom Brokaw (2011)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Stephen Colbert, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 5

47. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

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

7.7
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 11,401

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

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

7.7
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Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human, Jen Spyra

Votes: 5,566

49. D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.7
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June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region ... See full summary »

Director: Pascal Vuong | Stars: Tom Brokaw, François Cluzet

Votes: 83

50. 1968 with Tom Brokaw (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary

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Tom Brokaw shares the personal odysseys of people who lived through the chaotic decade of the 1960s.

Stars: Tom Brokaw, John F. Kennedy, Pat Buchanan, Michelle Phillips

Votes: 76