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1. Black Mirror (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.9
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An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech world where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

Stars: Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel, Beatrice Robertson-Jones

Votes: 304,852

2. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 38,944

3. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 306,884 | Gross: $85.29M

4. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.9
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Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program.

Stars: John Oliver, David Kaye, Ryan Barger, Noel MacNeal

Votes: 66,163

5. Network (1976)

R | 121 min | Drama

8.1
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88 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 130,116

6. The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.5
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A series of short, highly irreverent, and often tasteless skits.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Evan C. Kim, Bong Soo Han, Bill Bixby, George Lazenby

Votes: 15,781

7. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 41,822

8. To Rome with Love (2012)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.3
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54 Metascore

The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Penélope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page

Votes: 79,056 | Gross: $16.69M

9. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 46,522

10. His Girl Friday (1940)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 48,223 | Gross: $0.30M

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

Votes: 2,062

12. The Jim Jefferies Show (2017– )

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.2
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No-holds-barred Aussie comedian Jim Jefferies hosts his satirical weekly U.S. talk show, covering the news, U.S. politics, pop culture, global issues and whatever else happens to be bothering him at the moment.

Stars: Jim Jefferies, Brad Pitt, Seth Rogen, Bill Burr

Votes: 1,704

13. God Bless America (2011)

R | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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56 Metascore

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith, Melinda Page Hamilton

Votes: 65,752 | Gross: $0.12M

14. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016– )

TV-MA | 21 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

5.9
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Comedian Samantha Bee gives her own wry commentary to the contemporary issues of the day.

Stars: Samantha Bee, Allana Harkin, Ashley Nicole Black, Mike Rubens

Votes: 5,124

15. The Front Page (1974)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 10,931 | Gross: $17.30M

16. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 106 min | Comedy

8.1
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Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 1,883

17. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.6
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Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 8,535

18. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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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.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 36,534

19. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

6.2
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While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone persists, a group of unprofessional thieves endeavor to make the truth known.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

Votes: 5,427

20. The Onion Movie (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy

6.3
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Satirical interpretations of world events and curious human behavior.

Directors: Tom Kuntz, Mike Maguire | Stars: Len Cariou, Sarah McElligott, Amir Talai, Daniel Chacón

Votes: 14,793

21. Not Necessarily the News (1982–1990)

Comedy

7.5
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An offbeat look at current events, often by dubbing over news video with farcical commentary.

Stars: Anne Bloom, Danny Breen, Lucy Webb, Mitchell Laurance

Votes: 359

22. Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979–1982)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.0
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British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones

Votes: 1,932

23. Switching Channels (1988)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty

Votes: 3,093 | Gross: $9.13M

24. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A spoof of the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Votes: 4,266

25. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.3
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

Votes: 759

26. The Russell Howard Hour (2017– )

Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.0
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The Russell Howard Hour is a satirical comedy show on Sky 1. It follows stand up comic Russell Howard tackling hard-hitting topics with his unique sense of humour. Its format is similar to Russell Howard's Good News that aired on BBC.

Stars: Russell Howard, Paul Chowdhry, Greg Davies, Harry Baker

Votes: 244

27. WHIH News Front (2015–2016)

TV-PG | 9 min | Sci-Fi

7.1
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A series of news bulletins on events within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as presented by reporter Christine Everhart.

Stars: Leslie Bibb, Al Madrigal, Paul Rudd, William Sadler

Votes: 430

28. The Newsroom (1996–2005)

22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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.

Stars: Ken Finkleman, Peter Keleghan, Karen Hines, Matt Watts

Votes: 453

29. Tere Bin Laden (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A reporter casts a fake Bin Laden to act in his video message to America, so he can immigrate there.

Director: Abhishek Sharma | Stars: Ali Zafar, Pradhuman Singh, Piyush Mishra, Nikhil Ratnaparkhi

Votes: 9,803

30. Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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A reporter cruises around in his van and reports on all the trivial things no one cares about.

Stars: Leo Allen, H. Jon Benjamin, Nathan Fielder, Gary Wilmes

Votes: 1,543

31. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition (2008– )

Comedy, News

7.0
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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expanded into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

Stars: Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader

Votes: 751

32. UCB Comedy Originals (2007– )

Short, Comedy

6.1
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UCB Comedy is the home for Sketch and Short Films from the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Stars: Matt Besser, Timothy Dunn, Jim Santangeli, Cody Lindquist

Votes: 35

33. Mentalno razgibavanje (2019– )

105 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

9.9
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Darko and Velja, two opinionated radio hosts who suffered censorship for their independent outlook, join forces on their TV morning talk show to criticize the current state of things in Serbia and satirize those responsible for it.

Stars: Darko Mitrovic, Veljko Pajovic, Danijela Atanackovic, Srdjan 'Gile' Gojkovic

Votes: 70

34. The 7PM Project (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

5.0
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A panel of Australian personalities taking a new modern and slightly funny look at the news

Stars: Carrie Bickmore, Charlie Pickering, Dave Hughes, Andrew Rochford

Votes: 514

35. The Opposition with Jordan Klepper (2017– )

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

5.9
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In a TV news landscape where it's impossible to know whom to trust, one man rises above the partisan hackery of the mainstream media to bring you the truth that matters: his. From the mind of Jordan Klepper, this is The Opposition.

Stars: Jordan Klepper, Tim Baltz, Laura Grey, Kobi Libii

Votes: 766

36. TV: The Movie (2006)

R | 86 min | Comedy

3.5
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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.

Director: Sam Maccarone | Stars: Steve-O, Preston Lacy, Jason 'Wee Man' Acuña, Chris Pontius

Votes: 1,053

37. Dog Bites Man (2006– )

Comedy

8.2
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A documentary style behind-the-scenes look at the KHBX news team.

Stars: Matt Walsh, Andrea Savage, Zach Galifianakis, A.D. Miles

Votes: 948

38. Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993– )

22 min | Comedy

4.1
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A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.

Stars: Don Ferguson, Luba Goy, Roger Abbott, Craig Lauzon

Votes: 642

39. The Hour (2004–2014)

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

4.9
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

Votes: 547

40. The Onion News Network (2007– )

Comedy

8.1
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Add a Plot

Stars: Kyla Grogan, Jennifer Dorr White, Gary Lee Mahmoud, Nate Shelkey

Votes: 136

41. That Was the Week That Was (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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An Americanized version of the famous hit British TV show, retaining David Frost from the British cast.

Stars: David Frost, Phyllis Newman, Nancy Ames, Pat Englund

Votes: 81

42. Man in a Cocked Hat (1959)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy

6.4
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A former British colony in dire need of economic aid tries to play the British against the Soviets in an attempt to secure economic aid from either side in return for political loyalty.

Directors: Roy Boulting, Jeffrey Dell | Stars: Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Luciana Paluzzi, Ian Bannen

Votes: 663

43. Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will (2011– )

22 min | Comedy, Crime, Reality-TV

7.4
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Actor Kenny hotz puts himself through a series of morally difficult challenges . Will he triumph in the end ?

Stars: Kenny Hotz, Jeff Kassel, Sebastian Cluer, Jerry Douglas

Votes: 2,021

44. Red Eye w/Tom Shillue (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.5
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Satiric commentary and discussion on current political and social topics.

Stars: Andrew Levy, Greg Gutfeld, Joanne Nosuchinsky, Tom Shillue

Votes: 992

45. Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker (2004–2006)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

8.3
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Randy and Jason play fictitious ESPN research assistants who end up hosting comedy as they comment on the game action and announcers.

Stars: Jason Sklar, Randy Sklar, Jon Glaser, Sean Salisbury

Votes: 766

46. Saturday Night Live 25 (1999 TV Special)

161 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.6
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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 »

Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, James Signorelli | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen, David Bowie

Votes: 1,270

47. The Sex O'Clock News (1985)

R | 77 min | Comedy

4.2
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A series of sexually-oriented newscasting skits chronicle the daily programming at television station KSEX.

Director: Romano Vanderbes | Stars: Doug Ballard, Lydia Mahan, Wayne Knight, Kate Weiman

Votes: 68

48. That Was the Week That Was (1962–1963)

50 min | Comedy

7.9
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Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 65

49. Chocolate News (2008– )

Comedy

5.5
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A magazine-show parody hosted by comedian David Alan Grier covering urban pop culture topics.

Stars: David Alan Grier, Chris Tallman, Tangie Ambrose, Alphonso McAuley

Votes: 489

50. The Rick Mercer Report (2004– )

30 min | Comedy

5.5
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Rick Mercer travels around Canada giving a weekly satirical political commentary on the state of the country

Stars: Rick Mercer, Kathryn Greenwood, Patrick McKenna, Noah Ryan Scott

Votes: 758



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