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2. The 86th Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)
TV-14 | 214 min
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
5. WWE Divas: Undressed (2002 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary, Sport
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.
6. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014 TV Special)
TV-14 | 127 min
An awards ceremony honoring the best in American prime time television programming.
Writers: Alison Agosti, Alex Baze, Bryan Donaldson, Matt Goldich, Peter Grosz, Carol Kolb, Jack Kukoda, Andrew Law, John Lutz, Jon Macks, Seth Meyers, Jennifer Mischer, Chioke Nassor, Conner O'Malley, Josh Patton, Seth Reiss, Amber Ruffin, Pete Schultz, Michael Shoemaker, Ben Warheit, Michelle Wolf | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Andre Braugher
10. The Oscars (2013 TV Special)
TV-14 | 215 min
Seth MacFarlane hosts the Acadamy Awards.
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. Louis C.K. Oh My God (2013 TV Special)
TV-MA | 58 min | Comedy
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 »
14. The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010 TV Special)
TV-14 | 217 min
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: Macaulay Culkin, Zoe Saldana, Jake Gyllenhaal, Demi Moore
15. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)
TV-14 | 210 min
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
16. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)
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 »
17. 71st Golden Globe Awards (2014 TV Special)
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
18. The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards (2013 TV Special)
Writers: Rachel Bloom, Brent Bradshaw, Paul Greenberg, Peter Meadows, Steven Murphy, Gabe Uhr, Mike Upchurch, Melissa A. Wong | Directors: Jeff Roe, Bruce Leddy | Stars: Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Jensen Ackles, Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean
20. Magical Mystery Tour (1967 TV Special)
55 min | Comedy, Musical
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
21. Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)
90 min | Comedy
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, Amy Schumer
22. Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas (2012 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy, Music
Blake Shelton hosts his first Christmas special, a star-studded event including both music and comedy.
25. Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 TV Special)
43 min | Comedy
Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.
26. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)
An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
Writers: Dave Boone, Rita Cash, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Grundfest, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Billy Crystal, Aaliyah, Ben Affleck, David LeRoy Anderson
27. The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006 TV Special)
214 min | Music
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
28. The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (2012 TV Special)
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, Jessica Lange, Ariel Winter, Sarah Paulson
30. The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007 TV Special)
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
31. The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)
Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.
Writers: Jon Macks, Ed Driscoll, Dave Boone, Billy Martin, Mason Steinberg, Tim Carvell, Ben Schwartz | Directors: Don Mischer, Kabir Akhtar, Archie Gips, Christopher Guest, Henry Hobson, Troy Miller | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt
34. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011 TV Special)
TV-14 | 194 min
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 »
36. WrestleMania XXIV (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 240 min | Sport
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 »
39. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)
70 min | Comedy
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 »
40. Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (2008 TV Special)
TV-MA | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy
Chris Rock's 2008 comedy tour visits London, New York and Johannesburg.
41. WrestleMania (1985 TV Special)
114 min | Sport
Hulk Hogan & Mr. T vs. Paul Orndorff and Roddy Piper, Intercontinental Champion Greg Valentine vs. The Junk Yard Dog, Tag Team Champions the U.S. Express vs. Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron ... See full summary »
47. A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987 TV Special)
24 min | Short, Musical, Animation
Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire town population is made out of clay! Special Guest Stars: The California Raisins!
48. Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998 TV Special)
75 min | Comedy
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.