TV Special (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Best in Sex: 2019 AVN Awards (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | News

Cardi B performs at this year's AVN Awards. The ceremony celebrates the biggest names in the adult entertainment industry and includes comedy segments along with an insider's look into the industry's premier trade show and expo.

Director: Gary Miller | Stars: Romi Rain, Bailey Rayne, Cardi B, Esther Ku

Votes: 55

Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? (2019 TV Special)

59 min | Comedy

In her fourth stand-up special, Whitney Cummings returns to her hometown of Washington, D.C., and riffs on modern feminism, relationships, technology and, of course, sex robots. She also brings a very special guest to say hi.

Star: Whitney Cummings

Votes: 505

Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018 TV Special)

69 min | Comedy

Stand-up comedy in which Hannah Gadsby explains why she is giving up comedy. She tells the story of the strength of being a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.

Directors: Jon Olb, Madeleine Parry | Star: Hannah Gadsby

Votes: 7,017

Best in Sex: 2017 AVN Awards (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 87 min

Considered the industry's highest honor, the AVN Awards celebrates outstanding achievements in the world of adult entertainment in categories that recognize performers, directors, retailers... See full summary »

Director: Gary Miller | Stars: Amirah Adara, Asa Akira, Joanna Angel, Doug Benson

Votes: 103

Best in Sex: 2016 AVN Awards (2016 TV Special)

TV-MA | 80 min

The hottest adult stars and top adult movies are celebrated at this awards ceremony known as the "Oscars of porn" presented at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, where everything ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Miller | Stars: Asa Akira, Anikka Albrite, Nadia Ali, Joanna Angel

Votes: 47

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' (2019 TV Special)

TV-14 | 66 min | Comedy

A one-night-only sitcom special hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear featuring live performances of two of Lear's most popular shows, 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Ike Barinholtz, Ellie Kemper

Votes: 768

Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.

Director: Spike Jonze | Star: Aziz Ansari

Votes: 2,792

X-Rated: The Greatest Adult Movies of All Time (2015 TV Special)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary

A look at a plethora of pornographic films ranging from the 1970s to the 2010s and a commentary about their lasting impacts on the adult industry and the world.

Director: Bryn Pryor | Stars: Chanel Preston, Nina Hartley, Raylin Joy, Herschel Savage

Votes: 498

Brendan Schaub: You'd Be Surprised (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

A modern-day renaissance man, Schaub is a former footballer, retired MMA fighter and current podcast host. Now, he adds another achievement to his resume. He takes to the stage to tell his tales in his first-ever stand-up comedy special.

Director: Jay Lafayette | Star: Brendan Schaub

Votes: 1,537

Best in Sex: 2018 AVN Awards (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 87 min | Adult, News

The AVN awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the world of adult entertainment. Awards are given out in categories like Best New Starlet, Most Outrageous Sex Scene, Best Group Sex Scene and Most Spectacular Boobs.

Stars: Asa Akira, Lexi Belle, Tori Black, Mick Blue

Votes: 33

Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

Directors: Vincent Scarza, Kenneth Shapiro | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Mo Amin

Votes: 1,907

Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Special)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vampiress. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi, Charity Wakefield, Mason Cook

Votes: 3,824

WrestleMania 35 (2019 TV Special)

TV-PG | 324 min | Action, Sport

Superstars of RAW and Smackdown fight on the grandest stage of them all, 'WrestleMania'; in order to show, who is the best.

Stars: Ronda Rousey, Rebecca Quin, Ashley Fliehr, Brock Lesnar

Votes: 372

Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy

Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro, Gus Loundermon, Brian O'Neal

Votes: 14,817

Best in Sex: 2015 AVN Awards (2015 TV Special)

TV-MA | 94 min

The hottest adult stars and top adult movies are celebrated at this awards ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, where everything from Best Big Bust Release, Best Celebrity Sex Tape and Best Orgy are paid tribute to.

Director: Gary Miller | Stars: Farrah Laurel Abraham, Asa Akira, Anikka Albrite, August Ames

Votes: 50

X-Rated 2: The Greatest Adult Stars of All Time! (2016 TV Special)

TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary

Documentary about the best of the best in the porn industry

Director: Bryn Pryor | Stars: Mr. Skin, Asa Akira, Anikka Albrite, Monique Alexander

Votes: 80

AVN Awards 2014 (2014 TV Special)

R | 82 min

Erotic filmmaking superstars Chanel Preston and Samantha Saint host the 31st annual adult movie awards from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, honoring the best work ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Miller | Stars: Asa Akira, Anikka Albrite, Joanna Angel, Brandy Aniston

Votes: 54

The Oscars (2019 TV Special)

TV-14 | 156 min | Music

The 91st Academy Awards for film achievements in 2018 are presented; top contenders include BlacKkKlansman (2018), Black Panther (2018), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), The Favourite (2018), Green Book (2018), Roma (2018), A Star Is Born (2018) and Vice (2018).

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Randy Thomas, Queen, Adam Lambert, Tina Fey

Votes: 1,062

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018 TV Special)

TV-PG | 99 min | Documentary, Musical

A live musical recounting the final days of Jesus Christ and those around him.

Directors: David Leveaux, Alex Rudzinski | Stars: Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper, Ben Daniels, Brandon Victor Dixon

Votes: 2,617

Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 79 min | Comedy

Live performance of British comedian Ricky Gervais filmed in London's Eventim Apollo.

Director: John L. Spencer | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 9,677

The Sound of Music Live! (2013 TV Special)

TV-PG | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family

A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Directors: Rob Ashford, Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Laura Benanti, Christian Borle

Votes: 3,447

Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That? (2016 TV Special)

TV-14 | 63 min | Comedy

Filmed at the legendary Beacon Theatre, Sebastian Maniscalco continues to deliver his signature comedy style that blends high-energy physical acts-outs and hilariously demonstrative facial expressions.

Director: Joe DeMaio | Star: Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 492

My Dad Wrote a Porno (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy

A comedy special based on the British comedy podcast of the same name.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Alice Levine, James Cooper, Jamie Morton

Votes: 258

Liza with a Z (1972 TV Special)

55 min | Music

Liza Minnelli stars in a television concert directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. She performs such songs as the title number, "Liza with a 'Z'" and "Son of a Preacher Man". The concert ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett, Marisa Berenson, Lorna Luft

Votes: 549

Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room (2019 TV Special)

65 min | Comedy

Canadian comic Katherine Ryan's stand-up special packed with anecdotes, jokes, and a pertinent take on society.

Director: Linda Mendoza | Star: Katherine Ryan

Votes: 721

Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy

Dave talks about not actually growing up in the projects, the hate he received from the transgender community, and from fake news.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings

Votes: 5,629

Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (2019 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart talks about his family, travel and a year full of reckless behavior in front of a live sold-out crowd in London.

Director: Leslie Small | Star: Kevin Hart

Votes: 2,277

Cinderella (1957 TV Special)

90 min | Musical, Family, Comedy

Although mistreated by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is able to attend the royal ball through the help of a fairy godmother.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Edie Adams, Howard Lindsay

Votes: 855

Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

Sebastian's captivating storytelling keeps the audience engaged as he unpacks spin classes, pregnancy photoshoots, and wedding dances.

Director: Rik Reinholdtsen | Star: Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 637

A Very Murray Christmas (2015 TV Special)

TV-MA | 56 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snowstorm in New York City.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Bill Murray, Paul Shaffer, Michael Cera, George Clooney

Votes: 12,890

Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 49 min | Documentary, Comedy

Dave jokes about the sexual assaults dominating the 2017 entertainment news and how and why people allow themselves to be abused.

Director: Stan Lathan | Star: Dave Chappelle

Votes: 4,758

An Afternoon with SCTV (TV Special)

Talk-Show | Post-production

The legendary cast of SCTV are reunited, recounting stories from the famed 70's and 80's sketch comedy show. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Rick Moranis, Eugene Levy, Martin Short

The Oscars (2016 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Comedy, Music

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony honors achievement in film in 2015.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Chris Rock, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Tom McCarthy

Votes: 1,927

Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

It's Charlie Sheen's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Seth MacFarlane, Kate Walsh, Jeffrey Ross

Votes: 4,993

The Sex Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-MA | 72 min

Who will be crowned the first Porn Star of the Year? In the first fan-voted award show to be shown on television this behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the major porn stars provides ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Fresh | Stars: Jessica Drake, Veruca James, Penny Pax, Asa Akira

Votes: 20

Beyoncé: Lemonade (2016 TV Special)

46 min | Music

A view of a woman's journey through life.

Directors: Beyoncé, Kahlil Joseph, Melina Matsoukas, Dikayl Rimmasch, Mark Romanek, Todd Tourso, Jonas Åkerlund | Stars: Beyoncé, Brittani Alexander, Jasmine Badie, Fulani Bahati

Votes: 2,052

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 73 min | Documentary, Comedy

In his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj weaves humorous and heartbreaking anecdotes to tell his life story as an Indian-American Muslim. Topics include racism, bullying and meeting the demanding expectations of his immigrant parents.

Director: Christopher Storer | Star: Hasan Minhaj

Votes: 4,978

Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber (2015 TV Special)

TV-MA | 84 min | Comedy

Several roasters, and the master himself Kevin Hart, make fun of Justin Bieber.

Stars: Justin Bieber, Kevin Hart, Martha Stewart, Natasha Leggero

Votes: 3,289

The Oscars (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Comedy, Music

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

Votes: 3,782

Amy Schumer: The Leather Special (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy

Three minutes into her set, Amy Schumer claims that all good comedians have a "leather special," where they wear all leather and regret it later in their careers--this is hers. Amy muses on... See full summary »

Director: Amy Schumer | Stars: Amy Schumer, Kim Caramele

Votes: 8,580

The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 67 min | Documentary, Comedy

Dave Chappelle gives his usual skewed insight into the topics of race, technology, OJ Simpson, and more in a stand up special filmed in Hollywood.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 7,520

Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 85 min | Comedy

Traditional comedy 'roast' where celebrities, comics and friends poke fun at actor Bruce Willis.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Demi Moore

Votes: 1,193

Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh (2018 TV Special)

73 min | Comedy, Music

Adam Sandler takes his comical musical musings back out on the road, from comedy clubs to concert halls to one very unsuspecting subway station.

Directors: Steven Brill, Nicholaus Goossen | Stars: Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Dan Bulla

Votes: 3,605

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966 TV Special)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Peter Robbins, Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer, Cathy Steinberg

Votes: 14,364

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2018 TV Special)

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Director: Dee Koppang O'Leary | Stars: Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, Behati Prinsloo, Lais Ribeiro

Votes: 60

Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 64 min | Documentary, Comedy

Chris Rock takes the stage in Brooklyn for a comedy special filled with searing observations on fatherhood, infidelity and American politics.

Director: Bo Burnham | Star: Chris Rock

Votes: 4,711

Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 70 min | Documentary, Comedy

Seth Rogen hosts an evening of comedy to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Ryan Polito | Stars: Benji Allonbe, Ike Barinholtz, Sacha Baron Cohen, Lakecia Benjamin

Votes: 1,882

Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (2018 TV Special)

TV-MA | 64 min | Comedy

Comedian Ali Wong performs her live stand-up set at Toronto's Winter Garden Theatre.

Director: Jay Karas | Star: Ali Wong

Votes: 2,935

Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump (2011 TV Special)

TV-MA | 65 min | Comedy

Billionaire Donald Trump is roasted on Comedy Central by Jeffrey Ross, Seth MacFarlane, Gilbert Gottfried, Whitney Cummings, Snoop Dogg, Larry King, Marlee Matlin, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Lisa Lampanelli and Anthony Jeselnic.

Director: Joel Gallen | Stars: Donald Trump, Seth MacFarlane, Whitney Cummings, Marlee Matlin

Votes: 1,805

Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward (2019 TV Special)

TV-MA | 64 min | Comedy

Forging his own comedic boundaries, Anthony Jeselnik revels in getting away with saying things others can't in this stand-up special shot in New York.

Director: Marcus Raboy | Star: Anthony Jeselnik

Votes: 1,650

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