Most Popular News Satire Movies and TV Shows
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5. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 312,839 | Gross: $85.29M
9. The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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 »
11. God Bless America (2011)
R | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.
Votes: 66,318 | Gross: $0.12M
12. The Jim Jefferies Show (2017– )
TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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.
17. The Day Today (1994– )
30 min | Comedy
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.
19. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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.
21. Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy
While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone persists, a group of unprofessional thieves endeavor to make the truth known.
25. The Newsroom (1996–2005)
22 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
27. The Russell Howard Hour (2017– )
Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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.
28. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition (2008– )
TV-14 | Comedy, News
"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expanded into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.
29. The Beaverton (2016– )
A Canadian news satire series which features news stories and editorial pieces whose structure and layout mirror those of conventional news but whose content is contorted to make humorous commentary on Canadian and world issues.
32. TV: The Movie (2006)
R | 86 min | Comedy
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.
37. Man in a Cocked Hat (1959)
TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy
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.
38. Frankie Boyle's New World Order (2017– )
30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
In an attempt to make sense of the bewildering world we live in, Frankie Boyle dissects the week's news using stand-up, review, discussion and audience interaction.
39. The Opposition with Jordan Klepper (2017– )
TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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.
43. The Attack of the Giant Mousaka (1999)
99 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Around the year 2000, a terrible occurence shocks the city of Athens: a huge piece of moussaka appears on the city streets, spreading panic and death. Everyone keeps wondering: why, where, ... See full summary »
44. Rutland Weekend Television (1975–1976)
30 min | Comedy, Music
Low budget comedy sketch series purporting to show the programming of a low key regional television service. Written by Eric Idle of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' fame. A popular feature ... See full summary »
46. Prime Time (2016– )
30 min | Comedy, News
Each week, Borna Sor and Domagoj Zovak analyze the latest scandals in Croatia, using their razor-sharp wit, biting satire and brutally honest, painfully poignant and truly heartfelt critique of widespread political and moral corruption.
48. Saturday Night Live 25 (1999 TV Special)
161 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
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 »