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1. The 86th Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 214 min

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

2. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2011 TV Special)

60 min

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An annual fashion show sponsored by lingerie and sleepwear brand Victoria's Secret.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes, Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio

3. Terror at the Mall (2014 TV Special)

Documentary, History

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A documentary detailing an indiscriminate terrorist attack that left 71 dead in Kenya.

Director: Dan Reed

4. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2008 TV Special)

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Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Heidi Klum, Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes, Karolina Kurkova

5. WWE Divas: Undressed (2002 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Sport

6.4
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The hottest divas of World Wrestling Entertainment compete in a lingerie contest at The World in New York City. There's a tiny teddy contest, a bra and panties contest and a "Fantasy Free-For-All" contest.

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Torrie Wilson, Trish Stratus, Dawn Marie Psaltis, Jacqueline Moore

6. 2014 MTV Movie Awards (2014 TV Special)

Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

5.8
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A film-awards show presented annually on MTV.

Writer: Lauren Greenberg | Director: Evan Silver | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Samberg, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman

7. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)

Documentary, Comedy

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In this comedy special taped at DAR Constitution Hall, his first solo special on the network in seven years, Williams covers such topics as global warming, sex and politics, the state of ... See full summary »

Writer: Robin Williams | Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

8. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2009 TV Special)

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The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2009, took place in New York City at the Lexington Avenue Armory, where it was last held in 2005.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Heidi Klum, Doutzen Kroes, Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr

9. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2010 TV Special)

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Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Steve Webb | Stars: Akon, Lily Aldridge, Alessandra Ambrosio, Gracie Carvalho

10. Under the Dome: Inside Chester's Mill (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary

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Stars: Dwight Yoakam, Dean Norris, Rachelle Lefevre, Jack Bender

11. Louis C.K. Oh My God (2013 TV Special)

TV-MA | 58 min | Comedy

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In February, 2013, Louis brings his impish nihilism to Phoenix, Arizona. He talks about an old lady and her pet, living in Manhattan, experiencing his body's aging (he's 45), men's ... See full summary »

Writer: Louis C.K. | Director: Louis C.K. | Star: Louis C.K.

12. The Oscars (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 215 min

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Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome your host, Seth MacFarlane. "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Oscars... See full synopsis »

Writers: Leslie Dixon, Jon Macks, Matt Roberts, Jesse Joyce, Seth MacFarlane, Billy Martin, Patrick Meighan, Julius Sharpe, Danny Smith, Alec Sulkin, John Viener | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Radcliffe

13. 71st Golden Globe Awards (2014 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 71 annual event honoring excellence in film and television.

Writers: Barry Adelman, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Michael Shoemaker | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence, Jacqueline Bisset

14. The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010 TV Special)

TV-14 | 217 min

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The curtain rises and we are greeted by sparkly stars, all the nominees for best actor and actress are on the stage in pairs... See full synopsis »

Writers: Jon Macks, Steve Martin, Marc Shaiman, Colleen Werthmann, Steven Amato, Dave Barry, Robert Cohen, David Feldman, Neil Gaiman, Carol Leifer, Jeffrey Richman, Bruce Vilanch, Scott Wittman, Beth Armogida | Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Anne Fletcher, Richard A. Preuss, Pete Docter, Henry Selick | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Keanu Reeves, Zoe Saldana, Rachel McAdams

15. 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (2012– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

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An edition of Countdown (1982) with the stars of 8 Out of 10 Cats (2005).

Stars: Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley, Joe Wilkinson

16. Magical Mystery Tour (1967 TV Special)

55 min | Comedy, Musical

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The Beatles charter a special bus for a surreal mystery tour.

Writers: George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Mal Evans | Directors: George Harrison, Bernard Knowles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

17. Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)

90 min | Comedy

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It's Charlie Sheen's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.

Writers: Ray James, Michael Ferrucci, Chris McGuire, Frank Sebastiano, Josh Comers, David Feldman, Jesse Joyce, Patrick Meighan, Guy Nicolucci, John Viener, J. Holland Moore, Orny Adams, Nick Malis, Julius Sharpe, Kevin Schini, Kurt Metzger, Danny Smith | Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Kate Walsh, Charlie Sheen, William Shatner

18. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min

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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Writers: Jon Macks, Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon, John Hoffman, Phil Alden Robinson, Bruce Vilanch, Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Ben Schwartz, Joel Stein, Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Robert Cohen | Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

19. Stand Up to Cancer (2014 TV Special)

60 min

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Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jennifer Aniston, Hank Azaria, Kevin Bacon

20. The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006 TV Special)

214 min | Music

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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

Writers: Rich Blomquist, Josh Bycel, Tim Carvell, Jonathan Fener, Brendan Hay, Scott Jacobson, David Javerbaum, Ben Karlin, Jon Macks, Jason Reich, Rodney Rothman, Jon Stewart, Dan Vebber | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman, Troy Miller | Stars: Jon Stewart, Amy Adams, Moustapha Akkad, Jessica Alba

21. Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers (2009 TV Special)

TV-MA | Comedy

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Writers: David Feldman, Michael Ferrucci, Jesse Joyce, Aaron Matthew Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Joan Rivers, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Eddie Murphy

22. Joan Rivers: Don't Start with Me (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 68 min | Comedy

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Grow up, check your sensitivity at the door and feel the comedic wrath of entertainment icon Joan Rivers. In this brand new live stand-up event Joan goes to great lengths to take on ... See full summary »

Writer: Joan Rivers | Director: Scott L. Montoya | Star: Joan Rivers

23. Lingerie Bowl (2006 TV Special)

Sport

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Director: Sandy Grossman | Stars: Samantha Schacher, Stephanie Bartak, Michelle Aparicio, Angel Archer

25. WWE Backlash (2009 TV Special)

TV-PG | 180 min | Action, Sport

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Writer: Christopher DeJoseph | Stars: Dave Bautista, John Cena, Adam Copeland, Dalip Singh

26. The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)

Comedy

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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

Writers: Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Billy Martin, Mason Steinberg, Tim Carvell, Ben Schwartz | Directors: Don Mischer, Kabir Akhtar, Archie Gips, Christopher Guest, Henry Hobson, Troy Miller | Stars: Emma Stone, Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

27. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)

TV-14 | 197 min

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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).

Writers: Rory Albanese, Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, J.R. Havlan, David Javerbaum, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rob Kutner, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Jason Ross, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joseph Takats | Stars: Jon Stewart, Jan Aaris, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck

29. Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006 TV Special)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy

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Jeff and his characters Walter, Peanut, José Jalapeño, Bubba J, and Sweet Daddy Dee for a live show.

Writer: Jeff Dunham | Director: Manny Rodriguez | Star: Jeff Dunham

30. The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (2012 TV Special)

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Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring the best in television.

Writers: Tony Barbieri, Jonathan Bines, Dave Boone, Gary Greenberg, Sal Iacono, Eric Immerman, Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Loveness, Jon Macks, Molly McNearney, Jennifer Mischer, Bryan Paulk, Danny Ricker, Rick Rosner | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Aaron Paul, Idris Elba, Sofía Vergara

31. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Special)

240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.

Writers: Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Adam Arkin, John Logan Allen, Stephen Ambrose

32. The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007 TV Special)

TV-14 | 232 min

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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), _Departed, The (2006)_, Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and _Queen, The (2006)_.

Writers: Ellen DeGeneres, Karen Anderson, Vance DeGeneres, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Carrie Fisher, Dave Boone, Billiam Coronel, Liz Feldman, Carol Leifer, Jeff Stilson, Bruce Vilanch, Jon Macks, Kevin Leman | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joel Gallen, Errol Morris | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Samantha Aisling, June Allyson

33. Robin Williams: Live on Broadway (2002 TV Special)

TV-MA | 99 min | Comedy

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The fourth HBO stand-up special by Robin Williams.

Writer: Robin Williams | Directors: Marty Callner, Bill Crooks | Star: Robin Williams

34. 2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011 TV Special)

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If you love dreamy vampires, Facebook and actors shamelessly pimping upcoming projects, then this year's MTV Movie Awards should be your cup of tea. We open as always with host Jason ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Joe DeMaio, Jay Karas | Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Jim Carrey, Aziz Ansari, Brandon Bailey

35. The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013 TV Special)

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An awards ceremony honoring the best in American primetime television programming.

Writers: Dave Boone, Ken Ehrlich, David Wild, Paul Greenberg, David Javerbaum, Jon Macks | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Jimmy Kimmel, Jane Lynch, Jimmy Fallon

36. The Concert for New York City (2001 TV Special)

296 min | Documentary, Music

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This concert took place at Madison Square Garden, shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Highlights include "New York State Of Mind" by Billy Joel, "Won't Get Fooled Again" by the Who, "I Want Love" by Elton John, and "Freedom" by Paul McCartney.

Writers: Christian Charles, Paul Flattery, Stephen Pouliot, Kevin Smith | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Woody Allen, Edward Burns, Ric Burns, Christian Charles, Spike Lee, Martin Scorsese, Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Smith | Stars: Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, A.J. McLean

37. UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2 (2005 TV Special)

180 min | Sport

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Writer: Joe Silva | Director: Anthony Giordano | Stars: Randy Couture, Chuck Liddell, Bruce Buffer, Patrick Cote

39. WrestleMania XXIV (2008 TV Special)

TV-14 | 240 min | Sport

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The Rated-R Superstar Edge attempts to do the unthinkable by becoming the first man to ever defeat the Undertaker at WrestleMania. For the second year in a row, Undertaker is looking to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jenifer Bloodsworth, Christopher DeJoseph | Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Mark Calaway, Adam Copeland, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Paul Wight

40. Bee Gees: One Night Only (1997 TV Special)

111 min | Music

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The Bee Gees play all their greatest hits in this incredible gig.

Stars: Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Matt Bonelli

41. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (1998 TV Special)

50 min | Documentary, Comedy

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A compilation of the best Saturday Night Live sketches as a tribute to the late Chris Farley, one of SNL's greatest Stars.

Writers: Andy Breckman, Tom Davis, James Downey, Hugh Fink, Al Franken, Jack Handey, Steve Koren, Norm MacDonald, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Michael McCullers, Tim Meadows, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Lewis Morton, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Robert Smigel, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, Fred Wolf, Christine Zander | Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Dave Wilson, Tom Schiller, James Signorelli | Stars: Chris Farley, Mackenzie English, Laurie Shephard, Christina Applegate

42. Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998 TV Special)

75 min | Comedy

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Live from New York City, Jerry Seinfeld, aided and abetted by a host of friends and fellow comedians, performs his 1998 Emmy-nominated performance on Broadway.

Writer: Jerry Seinfeld | Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Barryte, Grace Bustos, George Carlin

43. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)

70 min | Comedy

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It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy-nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, ... See full summary »

Writer: George Carlin | Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

44. Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (2004 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

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Chappelle cuts loose in what he does best, Chappelle-style! And for what it's worth, no one is safe from Dave!

Writer: Dave Chappelle | Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Greer Barnes

45. The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (2009 TV Special)

255 min | Music

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A four-hour music event featuring performances from two concerts held at Madison Square Garden.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Jeff Beck, Crosby Stills & Nash, Aretha Franklin, Metallica

46. TV Guide's 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (2002 TV Special)

90 min | History

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Writer: Rick Mitz | Director: Eamon Harrington | Stars: Alan Alda, Roseanne Barr, Lance Bass, James Belushi

47. The Sex Awards (2014 TV Special)

Talk-Show

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Creator: Paul Fishbein | Director: Doug Fresh | Stars: Jessica Drake, Veruca James, Penny Pax, Asa Akira

48. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

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The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history.

Writer: Bob Geldof | Director: Vincent Scarza | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Adam Ant

49. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011 TV Special)

TV-14 | 194 min

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And we're off... with quick clips from all the nominees. Scenes of typing! Annette Bening yelling at Mark Ruffalo! Natalie Portman twirling! Colin Firth... See full synopsis »

Writers: Megan Amram, Chadd Gindin, Jon Macks, Jordan Rubin, David Wild | Directors: Don Mischer, Troy Miller | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Downey Jr.

50. Battle of the Network Stars (1976 TV Special)

120 min | Family, Game-Show, Sport

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Director: Roger Goodman | Stars: Howard Cosell, Gabe Kaplan, Darleen Carr, Lynda Carter