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  1. Thank God You're Here

    Thank God You're Here (2007)

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    Thank God You're Here is a partially improvised comedy television program based on the Australian TV show, broadcast by NBC. The show was hosted by David Alan Grier and presided over by judge Dave Foley. The pilot was shot on November 9, 2006 and NBC initially ordered six episodes. The show debuted with a two-hour, double-episode premiere on Monday, April 9, 2007 at 9pm ET. It was produced by FremantleMedia North America, with Cécile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of Fremantle, Fax Bahr, and Adam Small as executive producers.


  2. The Funny Side

    The Funny Side (1971)

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    The Funny Side is an American sketch comedy program that aired on NBC as part of its 1971 fall lineup.


  3. Turn-On

    Turn-On (1969)

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    Turn-On was an American sketch comedy series that aired on ABC in February 1969. Only one episode was shown leaving one episode unaired and the show is considered one of the most infamous flops in TV history.


  4. The Chelsea Handler Show

    The Chelsea Handler Show (2006)

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    The Chelsea Handler Show is an American sketch comedy series that aired on the E! television network. The series starred Chelsea Handler and featured skits that mocked the entertainment industry, spoofed celebrities, television, the elderly, and herself. The show aired Friday nights at 10:30 EST.


  5. Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz

    Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz (2007)

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    Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz was a sketch comedy show starring Nick Cannon on MTV that debuted April 5, 2007. The show was cancelled and pulled from MTV on April 30, 2007, due to low ratings. A month after the show's cancellation, the series returned on June 7, 2007 as part of the Nick Cannon Power Hour, but was soon cancelled again.


  6. Human Giant

    Human Giant (2007)

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    Human Giant is a sketch comedy show on MTV, starring writer/performers Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and directed primarily by Jason Woliner.


  7. Drunk History

    Drunk History (2013)

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    Drunk History is an American television comedy series produced by Comedy Central, based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner in 2007. In each episode, an inebriated narrator struggles to recount an event from American history, while actors enact the narrator's anecdote, lip syncing any dialog.


  8. Doggy Fizzle Televizzle

    Doggy Fizzle Televizzle (2002)

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    Doggy Fizzle Televizzle is a sketch comedy show that was produced by, and starred, the rap musician Snoop Dogg. It was aired on MTV in 2002 until 2003.


  9. The Ernie Kovacs Show

    The Ernie Kovacs Show (1952)

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    The Ernie Kovacs Show is an American comedy show hosted by comedian Ernie Kovacs, first shown in Philadelphia during the early 50s, then nationally. The show appeared in many versions and formats, including daytime, prime-time, late-night, talk show, comedy, and as a summer replacement series.


  10. Just Say Julie

    Just Say Julie (1989)

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    Just Say Julie is an American combination comedy/music video show starring and created by comedian and singer Julie Brown. The series aired from 1989 to 1992 on MTV in the United States, where it aired on Friday nights during its run.


  11. Cos

    Cos (1976)

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    Cos is an American sketch comedy/variety TV series that debuted on the ABC Network in September 1976. It was hosted by comedian Bill Cosby and featured an ensemble cast who would perform sketches each week. The show was unsuccessful in the Nielsen ratings and was cancelled by November 1976.


  12. Hey, Vern, It's Ernest!

    Hey, Vern, It's Ernest! (1988)

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    Hey Vern, It's Ernest! is a short lived American children's television program. It aired on Saturday mornings on CBS for one season in 1988. Each episode involved short sketches based around a certain theme or scenario (much like You Can't Do That on Television), featuring the popular fictional character Ernest P. Worrell (Jim Varney), his unseen friend Vern, and various others. The filming locations were in Nashville, Tennessee and Burbank, California. It was a production of Ernest creator John Cherry's production company, The Emshell Producers' Group, in association with CBS, and was distributed by DIC Entertainment. This series was later rerun on The Family Channel in the early 1990s.


  13. The Rerun Show

    The Rerun Show (2002)

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    The Rerun Show is a short-lived American sketch comedy television series that aired on NBC from August 1, 2002 until August 20, 2002. VH1 also aired the show on Friday nights at 11:30 P.M. The series was created by John Davies and David Salzman.


  14. Saturday Night Special

    Saturday Night Special (1996)

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    Saturday Night Special is an American comedy-variety show that aired weekly on Saturday nights on Fox.


  15. The Andy Dick Show

    The Andy Dick Show (2001)

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    The Andy Dick Show is an American sketch comedy series that aired on MTV from February 2001 to May 2002. The series was created by and starred comedian Andy Dick.


  16. The Edge

    The Edge (1992)

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    The Edge is an American sketch comedy television series created by David Mirkin which ran on the Fox Network from 1992 to 1993.


  17. The Lyricist Lounge Show

    The Lyricist Lounge Show (2000)

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    The Lyricist Lounge Show was an American sketch comedy series that aired on MTV from 2000 to 2001 that combined hip-hop music with raps interspersed throughout the sketches. As Wordsworth, BabeePower, and Master Fuol rap on the theme song: "Welcome to the lyricist lounge show, it's rappin' and actin', laughin', clappin', lights, cameras, action, we're the first ones to ever place a sketch to a beat, it's the avenue the street where hip hop and comedy meet..." The show is also noted as the first program to feature Tracee Ellis Ross prior to Girlfriends.


  18. House of Buggin'

    House of Buggin' (1995)

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    House of Buggin' is a short-lived Latino-themed sketch comedy television show, which aired on Sunday night at 8:30 pm est in 1995, starring John Leguizamo and Luis Guzmán. It was aired on the FOX Network, but removed from broadcasting schedules before the completion of the first season.


  19. Mad Movies with the L.A. Connection

    Mad Movies with the L.A. Connection (1985)

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    Mad Movies with the L.A. Connection is a 1985 syndicated television show produced by the comedy troupe the L.A. Connection. Every episode is a spoof of a classic movie where the video is the original (although edited to fit the show's half-hour format) but all the dialogue is overdubbed with humorous dialogue written and voiced by the L.A. Connection, in a manner similar to Woody Allen's feature-length film What's Up, Tiger Lily?. During one season, 26 half-hour episodes were produced. Before producing the series, the L.A. Connection did live comedy dubbing of films at the Ken Theater and the Nuart Theater in Los Angeles.


  20. Jeffery & Cole Casserole

    Jeffery & Cole Casserole (2009)

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    Jeffery & Cole Casserole is an American sketch comedy program that aired on Logo in 2009 and 2010. The show is written, directed and edited by real-life comedy duo Jeffery Self and Cole Escola. The series debuted on Logo on June 19, 2009, and was renewed for a second season, which premiered on July 9, 2010, also on Logo. The show was canceled on March 17, 2011.


  21. Michael & Michael Have Issues.

    Michael & Michael Have Issues. (2009)

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    Michael & Michael Have Issues (MMHI) is a cable television comedy series starring comedians and actors Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter, who created the series. Both comedians appeared together in several TV comedy series, including The State, and Stella. The show premiered on July 15, 2009, on Comedy Central. Showalter and Black confirmed on March 3, 2010 via their Twitter accounts that the show had been canceled.


  22. In Living Color

    In Living Color (2012)

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  23. Almost Live!

    Almost Live! (1984)

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    Almost Live! was a local sketch comedy television show in Seattle, Washington, USA, produced and broadcast by NBC affiliate KING-TV from 1984 to 1999. A re-packaged version of the show also aired on Comedy Central from 1992 to 1993, and episodes aired on WGRZ-TV in the late 1990s. The show was broadcast on Saturday nights at 11:30, pushing Saturday Night Live back to midnight. The show is now aired in reruns by the Seattle NBC affiliate following Saturday Night Live.


  24. Viva Variety

    Viva Variety (1997)

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    Viva Variety is an American sketch comedy series that aired on Comedy Central from April 1997 to December 1999. The series satirizes European variety shows.


  25. Super Dave

    Super Dave (1987)

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    Super Dave (also known as The Super Dave Osborne Show) is a Canadian/American variety show starring and hosted by the fictional character Super Dave Osborne (played by Bob Einstein). It ran from 1987 to 1991 on Showtime in the US and the Global Television Network in Canada. Super Dave was spun off from the sketch comedy series Bizarre, which featured Bob Einstein in recurring roles, including Super Dave. Super Dave made his first appearance on the 1972 TV series The John Byner Comedy Hour. Einstein then regularly played the character on the short-lived 1976 variety series Van Dyke and Company, starring Dick Van Dyke.


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