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1. 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

2. Knocked Up (2007)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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85 Metascore

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.

Writer: Judd Apatow | Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann

3. Network (1976)

R | 121 min | Drama

8.2
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

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

4. The Comeback (2005– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Valerie Cherish, a one-time sitcom star, tries to resuscitate her career with a camera crew documenting her progress.

Creators: Michael Patrick King, Lisa Kudrow | Stars: Lisa Kudrow, Lance Barber, Robert Michael Morris, Laura Silverman

5. Left Behind (2000 Video)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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22 Metascore

The Biblical prophecy of Armegeddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. A reporter left behind learns that the Anti-Christ will soon take power.

Writers: Alan B. McElroy, Paul Lalonde, Joe Goodman | Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson, Janaya Stephens, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

6. Death to Smoochy (2002)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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38 Metascore

Kids show host Rainbow Randolph is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the kid's TV business isn't all child's play.

Writer: Adam Resnick | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener, Danny DeVito

7. 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

8. UHF (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.0
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32 Metascore

A local public station gets a new owner. The station becomes a hit, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor.

Writers: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Jay Levey | Director: Jay Levey | Stars: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards

9. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

TV-14 | 1,325 min | Comedy, Music

9.0
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Creators: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

10. Life or Something Like It (2002)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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31 Metascore

A reporter interviews a psychic, who tells her that she's going to die and her life is meaningless.

Writers: John Scott Shepherd, Dana Stevens | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Christian Kane

11. Max Headroom (1987–1988)

60 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In the near future, an intrepid investigative TV reporter does his job with the help of his colleagues and a computerized version of himself.

Stars: Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays, Chris Young, Jeffrey Tambor

12. SCTV (1976–1981)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Creator: Andrew Alexander | Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Dave Thomas

13. Desk Set (1957)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department.

Writers: Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, William Marchant | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Joan Blondell

14. The Late Shift (1996 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Talk-Show

7.0
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A dramatization of the rivalry to be the successor of Johnny Carson as the host of "The Tonight Show."

Writers: Bill Carter, George Armitage | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Kathy Bates, Bob Balaban

15. SCTV Network (1981–1983)

90 min | Comedy

8.4
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Comedy parody about TV.

Stars: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin

16. Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Comedy

6.7
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When the Batmobile is stolen, Adam West and Burt Ward search for it while remembering their days as the stars of the Batman live action series.

Writer: Duane Poole | Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Jack Brewer, Jason Marsden

17. Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

Writer: Duane Poole | Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Jon Wellner, Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson, Bob Denver

18. The Love Machine (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama

4.3
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An ambitious TV newscaster has an affair with the wife of a network executive to get a promotion.

Writers: Jacqueline Susann, Samuel A. Taylor | Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: John Phillip Law, Dyan Cannon, Robert Ryan, Jackie Cooper

19. Beggars and Choosers (1999–2001)

60 min | Comedy

7.9
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The amusing trials of the executive staff of a television network.

Creator: Brandon Tartikoff | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Charlotte Ross, Tuc Watkins, Sherri Saum

20. Feed (1992)

76 min | Documentary

5.8
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This is a documentary about the 1992 New Hampshire primaries. It includes much footage of candidates as they meet people, and just before they go "on-air".

Directors: Kevin Rafferty, James Ridgeway | Stars: Jacques Barzaghi, Jerry Brown, Pat Buchanan, George Bush

21. Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.9
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The story of the Pre-Fab Four and their fight to be taken seriously as musicians.

Writer: Ron McGee | Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: George Stanchev, L.B. Fisher, Jeff Geddis, Aaron Lohr

22. 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

23. Rutland Weekend Television (1975–1976)

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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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

24. Spin (1995)

57 min | Documentary

7.6
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Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Springer | Director: Brian Springer | Stars: Larry Agran, Jim Bakker, Bill Beutel, Tom Brokaw

25. TCM: Twenty Classic Moments (2014 TV Movie)

34 min | Documentary

7.4
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Ben Mankiewicz recounts great moments and memories, on-screen and off, from the twenty-year history of Turner Classic Movies.

Writer: M.A. Glenn-Drew | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Ned Beatty, John Boorman, Arlene Dahl

26. The Best of SCTV (1988 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

8.2
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Guy Caballero and Edith Prickley try to persuade the FCC to renew SCTV's license. Clips of past shows are presented as evidence.

Writers: John Candy, David Flaherty, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, Catherine O'Hara, Harold Ramis, Martin Short | Directors: Jim Blake, Paul Flaherty | Stars: Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, John Hemphill, Don Lake

27. Praybeyt Benjamin (2011)

Comedy

4.9
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Writers: Wenn V. Deramas, Keiko Aquino | Director: Wenn V. Deramas | Stars: Vice Ganda, Eddie Garcia, Derek Ramsay, Jimmy Santos

28. My Adventures in Television (2002– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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David Weiss, young and idealistic, joins struggling TV network IBS. His coworkers include the shark-like Mick McClaren, the airheaded Lindsay Urich, and Joanne Waters, the network's token ... See full summary »

Creator: Peter Tolan | Stars: Melinda McGraw, Ivan Sergei, Ed Begley Jr., Sherri Shepherd

29. Reckless Disregard (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Meredith Craig is lawyer who has a small practice. She is then approached by a Dr. Lucas who is a doctor at a clinic, who was exposed on a television news program as writing prescriptions ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles S. Haas | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Tess Harper, Leslie Nielsen, Ronny Cox, Henry Ramer

30. Punched Up (2006– )

30 min | Comedy

1.3
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Punched Up is a 13-episode mockumentary series for the Comedy Network. Satirizing makeover programs and reality TV, the series features a crack team of comedy writers who take the average ... See full summary »

Creator: Allan Novak | Stars: Matt Baram, Pat Thornton, Lauren Ash, Scott Montgomery

31. The Best of John Candy on SCTV (1996 TV Movie)

62 min | Comedy

7.8
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Directors: John Bell, Milad Bessada, John Blanchard, George Bloomfield, Jim Drake | Stars: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara

32. Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda (1981)

75 min | Comedy

8.3
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A series of skits feature the Finley Quality Network and its many quality TV shows.

Writers: Tom Davis, Jean Doumanian, Bob Elliott, Al Franken, Ray Goulding, Matt Neuman | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman

33. Whatever Happened to the Minipops? (2005 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

5.8
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Documentary examining the controversial 80's programme 'Minipops'.

Director: Martin Fuller | Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Stephanie Coleman, Kelly East, Joanna Foster

34. Canary (2009)

93 min | Sci-Fi

5.7
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Writers: Alejandro Adams, Marya Murphy, Michael Samuelson, Sammy Samuelson | Director: Alejandro Adams | Stars: Carla Pauli, Eli Kramer, Larissa Kasian, Jennifer Latch

35. Jagten på den røde tråd (1998– )

28 min | Documentary

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Documentary series in which Torben Steno and his Czech photographer Marek Bican travels through former East European countries, visiting television networks wherever they go.

Stars: Torben Steno, Marek Bican

36. Network (1980 Video Game)

Action

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This simulation invites players to experience the thrills and frustrations of being the head of Television Programming for a major network. You alone, or with another player, compete ... See full summary »

Writer: David Mullich | Director: David Mullich

37. The Twilight Channel & Other Tales (2000 Video)

60 min | Fantasy

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Andrea and Amber discover that their new cable TV service has a strange channel that shows what will happen to them five minutes in the future. In other vignettes, Shawna, Gloria and ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Amber Allen, Artemis Antoine, Jessica Jones, Shawna Lake

38. Kings (2009– )
Episode: Insurrection (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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When King Silas expands the territory to be transferred to Gath in the peace settlement David's family is caught in no man's land. David becomes embroiled in the conflict as tensions boil ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Green | Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

39. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Jim Joins the Network (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.1
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A network executive, in danger of losing his job, uses Jim and his psychic powers to schedule shows. This arrangement does not sit well with Alex, who chastises Jim for being taken advantage of.

Writers: James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, Ed. Weinberger, David Lloyd | Director: Noam Pitlik | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza

40. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Make Me a Perfect Murder (1978)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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An Emmy-winning TV executive kills her lover (who is also her boss); Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Writers: Robert Blees, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Peter Falk, Trish Van Devere, Laurence Luckinbill, James McEachin

41. Justice League (2001–2006)
Episode: Wild Cards (2003)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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The Joker creates havoc in Las Vegas with his Royal Flush Gang.

Writers: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Stan Berkowitz, Dwayne McDuffie | Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Phil LaMarr, George Newbern