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1. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )

Documentary

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A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

Stars: Meryl Streep, Edward Herrmann, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Franklin D. Roosevelt

2. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )
Episode: The Fire of Life (1910-1919) (2014)

Documentary

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FDR, now 28 years old, first sought and won elected office in 1910 when he ran for a seat in the New York state senate. He ran and won as a Democrat and his party did well in these midterm ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Burns | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Jonathan Alter, William Jennings Bryan, Keith Carradine, Patricia Clarkson

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

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

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

4. Downton Abbey (2010– )

65 min | Drama

8.8
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A chronicle of the lives of the Crawley family and their servants, beginning in the years leading up to World War I.

Creator: Julian Fellowes | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle

5. Nature (1982– )

60 min | Documentary, Family

8.8
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Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page, David Attenborough

6. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )
Episode: In the Arena (1901-1910) (2014)

Documentary

8.8
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Having boundless energy Teddy Roosevelt proved to be a president like no other. He set out to shift power from the Congress, which dominated at the time, to the executive branch of ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Burns | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: H.W. Brands, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Peter Coyote, Paul Giamatti

7. The Colbert Report (2005– )

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

8. John Adams (2008 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 501 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

9. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

10. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Independence (2008)

TV-MA | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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After the Battles of Lexington and Concord Adams becomes the voice for independence at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

11. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Peacefield (2008)

TV-14 | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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While in retirement in Peacefield, Adams looks back at his public life with some regrets and has to deal with tragedy in his personal life.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Sarah Polley

12. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Action, Drama, War

8.6
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90 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

13. The 53rd Annual Tony Awards (1999 TV Special)

Music

8.6
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Writers: Thomas Meehan, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Julie Andrews, Bea Arthur, Alec Baldwin

14. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )
Episode: Get Action (1858-1901) (2014)

Documentary

8.6
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The Roosevelt family originally migrated from Holland in the 17th century. They eventually became one of New York's most prominent families with a dedication to public service. Teddy ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Adam Arkin, H.W. Brands, Kevin Conway, Peter Coyote

15. 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

16. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

8.5
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Jakob Stegelmann reviews upcoming movies, video and dvd releases, video games, comic books, and role playing games.

Stars: Jakob Stegelmann, Christopher Hedegaard Andersen, Carl Giacomello, Jens Olesen

17. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part 6 - The City of Tomorrow (1999)

Documentary, History

8.5
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Episode six reveals the immense new forces were unleashed in New York.

Writer: Emma Lazarus | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Bella Abzug, Marshall Berman, Philip Bosco

18. SXSW Flashback 2011 (2011 TV Movie)

News

8.4
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Stars: Joey Lauren Adams, Bun B, Joe Bailey Jr., Devin Bonnée

19. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Join or Die (2008)

TV-14 | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Firebrand Sam Adams tries to dissuade cousin John from defending redcoats in the Boston Massacre, but later John changes his mind and joins the revolutionary cause.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Bedford Lloyd

20. Downton Abbey (2010– )
Episode: The London Season (2013)

93 min | Drama

8.4
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Summer of 1923. It's summer and as part of Rose's 'coming out' she is to be presented at Buckingham Palace. The family are in London, preparing Grantham House for the busy social program.

Writer: Julian Fellowes | Director: Jon East | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

21. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.

Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski

22. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

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

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

23. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creator: Henry Hampton | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

24. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009–2010)

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

8.3
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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

25. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: When It Rains, It Pours (2010)

TV-14 | Comedy

8.3
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Liz finds out that a guy in editing is spreading rumors about her, Jack begins recording advice videos for his unborn son, Tracy takes steps to make sure he's there for his daughter's birth, and Kenneth tries to prove he has a purpose.

Creator: Tina Fey | Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

26. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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97 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Writers: John Ridley, Solomon Northup | Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

27. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

28. 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.

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

29. Prohibition (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

8.2
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The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Michael Lerner

30. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Movie)

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

Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

31. Prohibition (2011– )
Episode: A Nation of Scofflaws (2011)

Documentary, History

8.2
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With the passing of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, the federal government now passes legislation to enforce it. Known as the Volstead Act, the legislation forbids not only hard ... See full summary »

Writer: Geoffrey C. Ward | Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Peter Coyote, Donald Ward, Noah Feldman, Catherine Gilbert Murdock

32. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part 7 - The City and the World (1999)

Documentary, History

8.2
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Episode seven chronicles the history of New York from the end of the Second World War to the present.

Writers: Ric Burns, James Sanders | Director: Ric Burns | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Bella Abzug, Marshall Berman, Philip Bosco

33. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Unnecessary War (2008)

TV-14 | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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After Adams becomes President continues Washington's policy of neutrality between England and France despite opposition inside his own cabinet.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Rufus Sewell

34. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part II - Order and Disorder (1999)

Documentary, History

8.1
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Episode two looks at New York's rise as a burgeoning cultural center and multi-ethnic port.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth Abram, Joan Allen, Thomas Bender

35. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part III - Sunshine and Shadow (1999)

Documentary, History

8.1
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Episode three turns the spotlight on greed and wealth.

Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth J. Abram, Philip Bosco, Robert A. Caro

36. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Reunion (2008)

TV-MA | 66 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Adams is able to secure a loan from the Dutch for his fledgling country as Abigail joins him in France has he helps negotiate the peace treaty.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, Michelle Ashford, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

37. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Unite or Die (2008)

TV-14 | 51 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Frustrated in his undefined role as Vice-President, Adams is at odds with Jefferson over his support of a strong central government.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

38. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a T.V. show.

Writer: Andrew Niccol | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

39. Cinderella Man (2005)

PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.0
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69 Metascore

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Writers: Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti

40. The Amazing Screw-On Head (2006 TV Short)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Short, Action

8.0
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A Civil War-era secret agent with an extraordinary special power serves under president Abraham Lincoln.

Writers: Bryan Fuller, Mike Mignola | Director: Chris Prynoski | Stars: Paul Giamatti, David Hyde Pierce, Patton Oswalt, Corey Burton

41. Ernest & Celestine (2012)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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86 Metascore

The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.

Writers: Gabrielle Vincent, Daniel Pennac | Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner, Mackenzie Foy

42. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Don't Tread on Me (2008)

TV-14 | 69 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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John and John Quincy sail to France to join Benjamin Franklin as part of the American mission but Adams' blunt style is ill-suited to diplomacy.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Dossett

43. Donnie Brasco (1997)

R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life to the expense of his regular one.

Writers: Joseph D. Pistone, Richard Woodley, Paul Attanasio | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby

44. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

45. Ripper (1996 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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You play reporter Jake Quinlan in this modern interpretation of the Ripper legend. Three acts and the possibility of four different endings lead up to an explosive climax in cyber space.

Writers: John Antinori, Dennis Johnson, F.J. Lennon | Director: Phil Parmet | Stars: Christopher Walken, Burgess Meredith, Karen Allen, David Patrick Kelly

46. 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006 TV Special)

120 min

7.8
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Writer: Stephen Pouliot | Director: Alan Carter | Stars: Amy Adams, Don Adams, Mason Adams, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

47. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part V - Cosmopolis (1999)

Documentary, History

7.8
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Episode five tells the African-American experience and the birth of the new media industries.

Writer: Ronald Blumer | Director: Lisa Ades | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Ruth Abram, Joan Allen, Thomas Bender

48. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Pit Bull Sessions (1998)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Pembleton and Falsone investigate the mauling of an elderly man, in his own house, by three dogs belonging to his grandson. At the Waterfront, Bayliss, Munch, Gharty, and Ballard share ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Attanasio | Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Reed Diamond, Peter Gerety

49. In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber (2009– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Peter Bart, Peter Guber, Jenna Briand, Diane Mizota

50. Citizens of Cosmopolis (2012 Video)

110 min | Documentary

7.7
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An in-depth documentary about the making of David Cronenberg's feature film, Cosmopolis (2012), itself an adaptation of Don DeLillo's novel of the same name. Broken down into multiple parts... See full summary »

Director: Julie Ng | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Jay Baruchel, Juliette Binoche, Jack Boem