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1. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Votes: 6,775

2. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,421

3. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 15,753

4. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 625

5. Frontline (1983– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Priyanka Boghani

Votes: 1,299

6. At the Movies (1986–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.

Stars: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Richard Roeper, Michael Phillips

Votes: 1,577

7. The Eighties (2016)

Documentary, History

8.3
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A documentary series focusing on the Reagan presidency, the AIDS crisis, the end of the Cold War, Wall Street corruption, the tech boom, the expansion of television, and the evolving music industry.

Stars: H.W. Brands, Chris Connelly, Gil Troy, James Baker III

Votes: 784

8. The Seventies (2015)

42 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A documentary series focusing on the ongoing Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, evolving music industry, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the sexual revolution, and the rise of foreign and domestic terrorism.

Stars: Douglas Brinkley, Chris Connelly, Tim Naftali, Rick Perlstein

Votes: 872

9. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 805

10. ESPN: Those Guys Have All the Fun

Drama | Announced

Plot unknown. Adaptation of the book 'Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN'.

Director: James Franco

11. The Tragic Side of Comedy (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: John Belushi, Tim Allen, Joe Guse, Andy Dick

Votes: 28

12. The Media Show (1987–1991)

60 min | Documentary

5.5
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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

Votes: 13

14. This Is MST3K (1992 TV Short)

23 min | Comedy, Short, Documentary

6.9
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A documentary about the cult television favorite Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Director: Bill Price | Stars: Tom Shales, Ben Svetkey, Paul Schultz, Dan O'Shannon

Votes: 141

15. Jack Paar: Smart Television (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary, Comedy, Talk-Show

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Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Woody Allen, The Beatles, Peggy Cass

Votes: 21

16. Shandling Talks... No Flipping! (2002 Video)

28 min | Comedy, Short

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Director: John Paul Rosas | Stars: Tom Shales, Garry Shandling

17. Inside TV Land: Primetime Politics (2004 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary

4.4
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Stars: Bea Arthur, Mary Bono, Barry Bostwick, Stephen Colbert

Votes: 5

18. At the Movies (1986–2010)
Episode: 8mm/The Other Sister/Just the Ticket/200 Cigarettes/Eight Days a Week (1999)

TV-PG | Talk-Show

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Stars: Roger Ebert, Tom Shales

19. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)
Episode: Episode #11.44 (2003)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Joel Godard, Greg Kinnear, Conan O'Brien, Bob Odenkirk

20. The Media Show (1987–1991)
Episode: Episode #3.1 (1988)

Documentary

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Director: Claire Lasko | Stars: Muriel Gray, Bob Beckman, Howard Feinstein, Terry Gilliam

21. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 15 November 2007 (2007)

55 min | News, Talk-Show

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A Discussion About The Fall Television Season With Tom Shales Of The Washington Post, Ken Tucker Of Entertainment Weekly, Matt Roush Of Tv Guide And Bill Carter Of The New York Times. || A ... See full summary »

Stars: Charlie Rose, Bill Carter, Joni Mitchell, Matt Roush

22. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 24 January 2005 (2005)

55 min | News, Talk-Show

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Charlie Rose With Tom Shales & Doc Severinsen; Jared Diamond

Stars: Jared Diamond, Charlie Rose, Doc Severinsen, Tom Shales

23. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Chronological look at the life and career of Johnny Carson (1925-2005), with commentary from an ex-wife and more than 30 fellow comedians, friends, employees, and biographers. The biography... See full summary »

Directors: Mark A. Catalena, Peter Jones | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Steve Allen, Jack Bailey, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 533

24. At the Movies (1986–2010)
Episode: Office Space/October Sky/The 24 Hour Woman/Jawbreaker/Tango (1999)

TV-PG | Talk-Show

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Stars: Roger Ebert, Tom Shales

25. The Eighties (2016)
Episode: Raised on Television (2016)

97 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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VCRs, remote controls, family sitcoms, adult dramas, and prime-time soaps all changed TV enjoyment.

Stars: Willie Aames, Garth Ancier, Harry Anderson, Ken Auletta

Votes: 120

26. The Seventies (2015)
Episode: Television Gets Real (2015)

Documentary, History

8.5
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As a reaction to the sugar-infused shows of the 60's, television in the 70's was radical, ground-breaking and experimental. Television got real.

Stars: Alan Alda, John Amos, Bea Arthur, Edward Asner

Votes: 107

27. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Tragic Side of Comedy (2009)

Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Stars: Tim Allen, Tanner Colby, Andy Dick, Joe Guse

Votes: 6

28. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)
Episode: Where Is the Love? (1996)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

7.7
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When a television critic gives Larry a bad review, Larry starts a feud by responding on his show.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Penny Johnson Jerald

Votes: 60

29. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Who's Afraid of Rupert Murdoch? (1995)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary

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Directors: William Cran, Jim Gilmore, Paul Judge, Robert Marshall | Stars: Garth Ancier, Ken Auletta, Pat Bowlen, James Brady



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