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1. 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: 34,956

2. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )

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

9.1
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Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program.

Stars: John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal, Alberto Bonilla

Votes: 48,157

3. To Rome with Love (2012)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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54 Metascore

The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Penélope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page

Votes: 72,055 | Gross: $16.68M

4. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.7
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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: 36,895

5. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 280,820 | Gross: $84.14M

6. Network (1976)

R | 121 min | Drama

8.1
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88 Metascore

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Votes: 111,483

7. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016– )

TV-MA | 21 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

6.6
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Comedian Samantha Bee gives her own wry commentary to the contemporary issues of the day.

Stars: Samantha Bee, Allana Harkin, Ashley Nicole Black, Amy Hoggart

Votes: 2,868

8. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 38,815

9. God Bless America (2011)

R | 105 min | Comedy

7.2
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56 Metascore

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith, Melinda Page Hamilton

Votes: 62,353 | Gross: $0.12M

10. The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.5
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A series of short, highly irreverent, and often tasteless skits.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Evan C. Kim, Bong Soo Han, Bill Bixby, George Lazenby

Votes: 14,423

11. 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: 32,916

12. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.7
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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

Votes: 7,241

13. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min | Comedy

8.2
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Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 1,749

14. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

6.2
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This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica ... See full summary »

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

Votes: 5,056

15. The Onion Movie (2008)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

6.3
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Satirical interpretations of world events and curious human behavior.

Directors: Tom Kuntz, Mike Maguire | Stars: Len Cariou, Sarah McElligott, Amir Talai, Daniel Chacón

Votes: 14,077

16. Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979–1982)

25 min | Comedy

8.0
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British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones

Votes: 1,605

17. Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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A reporter cruises around in his van and reports on all the trivial things no one cares about.

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

Votes: 1,436

18. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.6
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

Votes: 639

19. Not Necessarily the News (1982–1990)

Comedy

7.5
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An offbeat look at current events, often by dubbing over news video with farcical commentary.

Stars: Anne Bloom, Lucy Webb, Danny Breen, Rich Hall

Votes: 313

20. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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A spoof of 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

Votes: 3,699

21. Switching Channels (1988)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty

Votes: 2,752 | Gross: $9.13M

22. Tere Bin Laden (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A reporter casts a fake Bin Laden to act in his video message to America, so he can immigrate there.

Director: Abhishek Sharma | Stars: Ali Zafar, Pradhuman Singh, Piyush Mishra, Nikhil Ratnaparkhi

Votes: 8,283

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

Comedy

7.2
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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

Votes: 556

24. Red Eye w/Tom Shillue (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Satiric commentary and discussion on current political and social topics.

Stars: Andrew Levy, Greg Gutfeld, Joanne Nosuchinsky, Tom Shillue

Votes: 950

25. Charlie Brooker's 2016 Wipe (2016 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, News

8.1
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Charlie Brooker takes a satirical look at the biggest news stories of 2016.

Director: Lorry Powles | Stars: Charlie Brooker, Al Campbell, Brian Cox, Simon McCoy

Votes: 184

26. The 7PM Project (2009– )

60 min | Talk-Show

5.5
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The Project is a TV show joining the latest conversations happening throughout Australia. It's news, but not as you know it.

Stars: Carrie Bickmore, Charlie Pickering, Dave Hughes, Andrew Rochford

Votes: 304

27. Monday Report (2004– )

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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Rick Mercer travels around Canada giving a weekly satirical political commentary on the state of the country

Stars: Rick Mercer, Kathryn Greenwood, Patrick McKenna, Noah Ryan Scott

Votes: 627

28. WHIH News Front (2015– )

TV-PG | 9 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.4
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A series of news bulletins on events within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as presented by reporter Christine Everhart.

Stars: Leslie Bibb, Al Madrigal, Paul Rudd, William Sadler

Votes: 147

29. Dog Bites Man (2006– )

Comedy

8.3
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A documentary style behind-the-scenes look at the KHBX news team.

Stars: Matt Walsh, Andrea Savage, Zach Galifianakis, A.D. Miles

Votes: 907

30. TV: The Movie (2006)

R | 86 min | Comedy

3.5
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A celebration of the ever increasing depravity of television in our society-- it's a channel surfing adventure through the most utterly ridiculous spoofed television programming and commercials.

Director: Sam Maccarone | Stars: Steve-O, Preston Lacy, Jason 'Wee Man' Acuña, Chris Pontius

Votes: 1,022

31. The Project (2011– )

60 min | Comedy, News

5.4
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A panel of Australian personalities taking a new modern and slightly funny look at the news

Stars: Carrie Bickmore, Charlie Pickering, Dave Hughes, Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann

Votes: 156

32. Chocolate News (2008– )

Comedy

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

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

Votes: 473

33. Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993– )

22 min | Comedy

4.5
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A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.

Stars: Don Ferguson, Luba Goy, Roger Abbott, Craig Lauzon

Votes: 553

34. The Newsroom (2004–2005)

22 min | Drama, Comedy

7.9
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Resuscitation of the acclaimed 1996-97 series that picks up nearly a decade later. We again follow the exploits of George Findlay in this biting satire of the day-to-day operations of the mainstream news media.

Stars: Ken Finkleman, Matt Watts, Karen Hines, Douglas Bell

Votes: 120

35. That Was the Week That Was (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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An Americanized version of the famous hit British TV show, retaining David Frost from the British cast.

Stars: David Frost, Phyllis Newman, Nancy Ames, Buck Henry

Votes: 74

36. Saturday Night Live 25 (1999 TV Special)

161 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.6
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A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature ... See full summary »

Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, James Signorelli | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen, David Bowie

Votes: 1,222

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

50 min | Comedy

7.9
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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

Votes: 60

38. The Hour (2004– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

6.1
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

Votes: 454

39. Bill Bailey: Part Troll (2004 Video)

93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.5
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A live stand up show featurng musical comedian Bill Bailey.

Director: Nick Morris | Stars: Bill Bailey, Kevin Eldon, John Moloney, Martin Trenaman

Votes: 1,263

40. I epithesi tou gigantiaiou mousaka (1999)

99 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.2
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Around the year 2000, a terrible occurence shocks the city of Athens: a huge piece of moussaka appears on the city streets, spreading panic and death. Everyone keeps wondering: why, where, ... See full summary »

Director: Panos H. Koutras | Stars: Giannis Angelakis, Christos Mantakas, Myriam Vourou, Gregory Patrick Karr

Votes: 623

41. Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will (2011– )

22 min | Comedy, Crime, Reality-TV

8.5
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Actor Kenny hotz puts himself through a series of morally difficult challenges . Will he triumph in the end ?

Stars: Kenny Hotz, Jeff Kassel, Sebastian Cluer, Jerry Douglas

Votes: 1,884

42. Man in a Cocked Hat (1959)

88 min | Comedy

6.4
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A former British colony in dire need of economic aid tries to play the British against the Soviets in an attempt to secure economic aid from either side in return for political loyalty.

Directors: Roy Boulting, Jeffrey Dell | Stars: Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Luciana Paluzzi, Ian Bannen

Votes: 589

43. Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker (2004–2006)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

8.7
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Randy and Jason play fictitious ESPN research assistants who end up hosting comedy as they comment on the game action and announcers.

Stars: Jason Sklar, Randy Sklar, Jon Glaser, Sean Salisbury

Votes: 725

44. The Wanda Sykes Show (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.1
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Stars: Brant Kaiwi, Wanda Sykes, Keith Robinson, Shelley Dowdy

Votes: 171

45. Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins (2004– )

TV-PG | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Michael Colton, Paul Scheer, Nick Turner, Michelle Buteau

Votes: 475

46. The Onion News Network (2007– )

Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Kyla Grogan, Jennifer Dorr White, Tracy Toth, Brad Holbrook

Votes: 115

47. Rutland Weekend Television (1975–1976)

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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Low budget comedy sketch series purporting to show the programming of a low key regional television service. Written by Eric Idle of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' fame. A popular feature ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Idle, Neil Innes, David Battley, Henry Woolf

Votes: 81

48. The Sex O'Clock News (1985)

77 min | Comedy

4.3
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Director: Romano Vanderbes | Stars: Doug Ballard, Lydia Mahan, Wayne Knight, Kate Weiman

Votes: 58

49. The ½ Hour News Hour (2007– )

22 min | Comedy

2.6
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Stars: Kurt Long, Jennifer Robertson, Dennis Miller, Jamie McShane

Votes: 609

50. 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.

Stars: David Spade, Scott Adsit, Andrew Daly, Colleen Smith

Votes: 246