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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

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

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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

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

2. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

Writers: Howard Stern, Len Blum, Michael Kalesniko | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

3. Pirate Radio (2009)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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58 Metascore

A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960s.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost, Michael Hadley

4. Morning Glory (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Noah Bean

5. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

6. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music

8.8
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Creators: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

7. Less Than Perfect (2002–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Huge egos. Backbiting assistants. Screaming deadlines. Claudia "Claude" Casey has moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from permanent floater to the anchor's desk. It's a ... See full summary »

Creator: Terri Minsky | Stars: Sara Rue, Zachary Levi, Andrea Parker, Andy Dick

8. Broadcast News (1987)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky

9. The Colbert Report (2005– )

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

8.7
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Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

10. The Ben Stiller Show (1992–1993)

306 min | Comedy

7.2
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This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them in the comedy ... See full summary »

Creators: Judd Apatow, Jeff Kahn, Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk

11. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Two comedians, average nobodies, and celebrity guest stars perform bizarre low-budget comedy sketches.

Creators: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Bob Odenkirk, John C. Reilly

12. 61* (2001 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record.

Writer: Hank Steinberg | Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur

13. Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (2010– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.5
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See Dr. Steve learn about restaurants, spend time with his family, conquer his fears, and more. Featuring guest appearances by Jan Skylar, Wayne Skylar, and David Liebe Hart.

Creators: Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Eric Wareheim | Stars: John C. Reilly, Doug Foster, Carol Kraft, Tim Heidecker

14. Da Ali G Show (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.9
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An ignorant, wannabe-Jamaican British b-boy; an anti-Semitic, misogynistic but friendly Kazakhstani television reporter; and a homosexual Austrian fashonista--all played by Sacha Baron ... See full summary »

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Buzz Aldrin, Arthur Danto, Keith Lawrence

15. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

70 min | Documentary

6.9
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

Writer: Jan-Willem Breure | Director: Jan-Willem Breure | Stars: Jan-Willem Breure, Dick Swaab, Corine de Ruiter, Savannah van Zweeden

16. Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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A reporter cruses around in his van and reports on all the trivial things no one cares about.

Creators: Leo Allen, H. Jon Benjamin | Stars: Leo Allen, H. Jon Benjamin, Nathan Fielder, Gary Wilmes

17. Behind the Headlines (1937)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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Eddie Haines is a radio reporter with Station KBC. He is always getting the scoop, which infuriates those at the New York Star, which happens to employ his ex-girlfriend Mary Bradley. But ... See full summary »

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, J. Robert Bren, Thomas Ahearn | Director: Richard Rosson | Stars: Lee Tracy, Diana Gibson, Phillip Huston, Paul Guilfoyle

18. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

25 min | Comedy

8.8
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Controversal spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

20. The Groove Tube (1974)

X | 75 min | Comedy

5.9
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A collection of skits that make fun of 1970s television, featuring early appearances by Chevy Chase and Richard Belzer.

Writers: Lane Sarasohn, Ken Shapiro | Director: Ken Shapiro | Stars: Ken Shapiro, Richard Belzer, Chevy Chase, Buzzy Linhart

21. The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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67 Metascore

After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did, but they are all wary of him, especially Audry's ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Adrienne Shelly, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooke, Julia McNeal

22. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A spoof of the the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

23. Jam (2000– )

24 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

8.4
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A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Amelia Bullmore, David Cann, Julia Davis

24. Da Ali G Show (2000– )

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Hipster Ali G. interviews a variety of guests from the world of crime prevention, drug enforcement and the judiciary to discuss the issues of crime and drugs in Britain and America. Ali G, ... See full summary »

Creator: Sacha Baron Cohen | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Steve Ellington, T.N.T. Crew, Jarvis Cocker

25. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.4
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Creator: Mary Walsh | Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

26. Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Giovanni Lambardo Radice and John Saxon are Vietman vets that bring back contagious virus that turn people into cannibals when bitten.

Writers: Antonio Margheriti, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: John Saxon, Elizabeth Turner, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Cinzia De Carolis

27. Control Room (2004)

84 min | Documentary

7.8
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79 Metascore

A documentary on perception of the United States's war with Iraq, with an emphasis on Al Jazeera's coverage.

Writers: Julia Bacha, Jehane Noujaim | Director: Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Samir Khader, Josh Rushing, George W. Bush, Hassan Ibrahim

28. New Year's Evil (1980)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Punk Rock & New Wave show host gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.

Writers: Leonard Neubauer, Emmett Alston | Director: Emmett Alston | Stars: Roz Kelly, Kip Niven, Chris Wallace, Grant Cramer

29. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008– )

Comedy

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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expands into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Kenan Thompson, Bill Hader

30. Dog Bites Man (2006– )

Comedy

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A documentary style behind-the-scenes look at the KHBX news team.

Creator: Dan Mazer | Stars: Matt Walsh, Andrea Savage, Zach Galifianakis, A.D. Miles

31. Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1971 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

8.2
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Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam | Director: Ian MacNaughton | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

32. The Devil Bat (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A mad scientist develops an aftershave lotion that causes his gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it.

Writers: John T. Neville, George Bricker | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Suzanne Kaaren, Dave O'Brien, Guy Usher

33. One Night of Love (1934)

Approved | 84 min | Music, Romance

6.0
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Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »

Writers: S.K. Lauren, James Gow, Edmund H. North, Dorothy Speare, Charles Beahan | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Grace Moore, Tullio Carminati, Lyle Talbot, Mona Barrie

34. Chocolate News (2008– )

Comedy | Active

5.4
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A magazine-show parody hosted by comedian David Alan Grier covering urban pop culture topics.

Creator: David Alan Grier | Stars: David Alan Grier, Chris Tallman, Tangie Ambrose, Alphonso McAuley

35. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success.

Writers: Ken Burns, Tom Lewis, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Jason Robards, Red Barber, Erik Barnouw, Ken Bilby

36. Derek and Clive Get the Horn (1979)

R | 89 min | Comedy

7.4
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Russell Mulcahy (of "Highlander" fame) films British comedy luminaries Peter Cook and Dudley Moore recording their last comedy album featuring two of their most beloved characters, lavatory... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, Richard Branson, Nicola Austin

37. David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon (1977 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Originally broadcast in May of 1977, this series of interviews between Sir David Frost and U.S. President Richard Nixon, delves into the various controversies of Nixon's presidency, ... See full summary »

Director: Jørn Winther | Stars: David Frost, Richard Nixon

38. Tonight! (1953–1957)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.0
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The show originated as a local New York City late night program in June 1953 and went onto the network in September 1954. Throughout the summer of 1956, Steve Allen was the only host. When ... See full summary »

Creators: Steve Allen, Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Steve Allen, Ernie Kovacs

39. That Was the Week That Was (1962–1963)

50 min | Comedy

7.7
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Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear

40. Murder by Television (1935)

Approved | 53 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.3
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James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph O'Donnell, Clarence Hennecke, Karl R. Coolidge | Director: Clifford Sanforth | Stars: Bela Lugosi, June Collyer, Huntley Gordon, George Meeker

41. The Richard Pryor Special? (1977 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

6.9
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Richard Pryor wanders around the NBC Studio, encountering various eccentrics. Meanwhile, the Reverend James L. White, the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin Dada and others are taping their own segments.

Writers: Maya Angelou, Bob Ellison, Langston Hughes, Paul Mooney, Richard Pryor, Alan Thicke, Rocco Urbisci | Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Richard Pryor, Maya Angelou, Shirley Hemphill, LaWanda Page

42. The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005– )

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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A weekly series satirizing the world of entertainment, hosted by David Spade.

Creator: Hugh Fink | Stars: David Spade, Scott Adsit, Andrew Daly, Colleen Smith

43. The Rick Mercer Report (2004– )

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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Rick Mercer travels around Canada giving a weekly satirical political commentary on the state of the country

Creators: Rick Mercer, Gerald Lunz | Stars: Rick Mercer, Patrick McKenna, Kathryn Greenwood, Noah Ryan Scott

44. Drums of Fu Manchu (1940)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure

7.5
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The nefarious Dr. Fu Manchu searches for the keys to the tomb of Genghis Khan, in order to fulfill a prophecy that will enable him to conquer the world. His nemesis, Dr. Nayland Smith, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Sax Rohmer, Franklin Adreon, Morgan Cox, Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Barney A. Sarecky, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Henry Brandon, William Royle, Robert Kellard, Gloria Franklin

45. SCTV Channel (1983–1984)

45 min | Comedy

7.8
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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Martin Short

46. Arsenio (1997– )

30 min | Comedy, Sport

5.9
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In his return to TV, Arsenio Hall plays Mike Atwood, a broadcaster on an all-sports network based in Atlanta. He gets to work with his wife.

Creator: David S. Rosenthal | Stars: Arsenio Hall, Vivica A. Fox, Kevin Dunn, Shawnee Smith

47. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore S. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

48. Zorro Rides Again (1937)

Approved | 212 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden.... See full summary »

Writers: Barry Shipman, John Rathmell, Franklin Adreon, Ronald Davidson, Morgan Cox | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: John Carroll, Helen Christian, Reed Howes, Duncan Renaldo

49. Micro-Phonies (1945)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are working in a radio station where a pretty girl has just made a recording of "Voices of Spring" under an assumed name. She wants to hide her singing career from her ... See full summary »

Writer: Edward Bernds | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Christine McIntyre

50. You Wrote It, You Watch It (1992– )

Comedy

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Stars: Jon Stewart, Kevin Allison, Micki Barnett, Michael Ian Black