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2. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the '70s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.
4. God Bless America (2011)
R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.
8. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)
TV-14 | 210 min | Comedy
Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.
Writers: James Anderson, Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Steve Higgins, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Paula Pell, Jeff Richmond, Akiva Schaffer, Tom Schiller, Sarah Schneider, Marc Shaiman, Michael Shoemaker, Robert Smigel, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone, Bryan H. Tucker | Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer
9. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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.
11. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy
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 »
13. Switching Channels (1988)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime
A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
15. TV: The Movie (2006)
R | 86 min | Comedy
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.
19. The Day Today (1994– )
30 min | Comedy
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.
23. The Newsroom (2004–2005)
22 min | Drama, Comedy
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.
25. Saturday Night Live 25 (1999 TV Special)
160 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
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 »
Writers: Tina Fey, Anne Beatts, Tom Davis, Steve Higgins, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Paula Pell, Paul Shaffer, T. Sean Shannon, Michael Shoemaker | Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, James Signorelli | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen, David Bowie
26. Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will (2011– )
22 min | Comedy, Crime, Reality-TV
SERIES SYNOPSIS Kenny Hotz from Testees & Kenny vs. Spenny, is finished with trivial tête-à-tête competitions and is ready to take on the world... See full synopsis »
30. Tere Bin Laden (2010)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A Pakistani news reporter concocts a novel video in a desperate bid to immigrate to the United States of America.
31. The Attack of the Giant Mousaka (1999)
99 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
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 »
33. Man in a Cocked Hat (1959)
88 min | Comedy
Great Britain has had an international agreement for the last 50 years with a small pacific island. It has been ignored until the death of their king brings it to the attention of the ... See full summary »
45. Rutland Weekend Television (1975–1976)
30 min | Comedy, Music
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 »
47. Mr. Show and the Incredible, Fantastical News Report (1998 TV Movie)
25 min | Comedy
A seventies-looking news broadcast sets up several "Mr. Show" (1995) clips for the upcoming season. Only these newscasters aren't the professionals that they should be, and eventually ... See full summary »
Writers: Scott Aukerman, Jerry Collins, David Cross, Jay Johnston, Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, BJ Porter, Brian Posehn, Dino Stamatopoulos, Michael Stoyanov, Paul F. Tompkins, Mike Upchurch | Directors: Troy Miller, John Moffitt | Stars: Fort Atkinson, Ashlie Chan, David Cross, Lewis Dauber