Title Recommendations based on Kimmy Schmidt
Take a journey into the provocative and hilariously wicked mind of Amy Schumer as she explores topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life.
Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store. His girlfriend, Laura, has just left him for the guy upstairs, and Rob is both miserable and relieved. After all, could he have spent his life with someone who has a bad record collection? Rob seeks refuge in the company of the offbeat clerks at his store, who endlessly review their top five films; top five Elvis Costello songs; top five episodes of Cheers. Rob tries dating a singer, but maybe it's just that he's always wanted to sleep with someone who has a record contract. Then he sees Laura again. And Rob begins to think that life with kids, marriage, barbecues, and soft rock CDs might not be so bad.
Louie stars Louie C.K.—who also writes, directs, edits, and produces the show—portraying a fictionalized version of himself. The series benefits from?C.K.'s typically irreverent stand-up comedy, but it's the raw-meets-absurd treatment of the life of a father and divorc&?eacute; living in contemporary New York City that kept viewers watching.
Liz Lemon is the head writer and occasional actress on the TV sketch-comedy show TGS with Tracy Jordan. As the creator of the show, she often feels it necessary to micro-manage lest it be ruined, in large part due to the incompetence and immaturity of of her crew and melodramatic stars. And she has to manage upwards too: her boss Jack Donaghy is an egomaniac.
The Mindy Project centers on Mindy Lahiri, who is an OB/GYN at Shulman & Associates. Mindy is a well respected doctor, but her personal life is not as successful. Because she's watched one too many romantic comedies, she may have unrealistically high romantic expectations. In sum, she just wants to find her "Kanye."
Dev Shaw, a 30-year-old New York actor, is single and navigating the messiness of modern love and dating. That runs the gamut from older married women to girls who only date him for the free food. He had one awkward night with a girl named Rachel, though, and he might want to pursue that more?
The Carmichael Show features a say-anything, contrarian father, his therapist-in-training girlfriend, his ever-hustling brother and his mother who is always, always, always right with Jesus. Taking the next step and moving in together, Jerrod and his girlfriend, Maxine (Amber West), are your average young couple trying to make it in the city. They're smart, motivated and looking to build a fulfilling life together. The only thing standing in their way is family. Between Jerrod's larger-than-life brother, Bobby (Lil Rel Howery), and his smothering and passionate parents (David Alan Grier, Loretta Devine), Jerrod and Maxine are put to the test navigating the boundaries of romance, family and sanity.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay begins in New York City in 1939. A young escape artist and budding magician named Joe Kavalier arrives on the doorstep of his cousin, Sammy Clay. While the long shadow of Hitler falls across Europe, America is happily in thrall to the Golden Age of comic books, and in a distant corner of Brooklyn, Sammy is looking for a way to cash in on the craze. He finds the ideal partner in the aloof, artistically gifted Joe, and together they embark on an adventure that takes them deep into the heart of Manhattan, and the heart of old-fashioned American ambition. From the shared fears, dreams, and desires of two teenage boys, they spin comic book tales of the heroic, fascist-fighting Escapist and the beautiful, mysterious Luna Moth, otherworldly mistress of the night. Climbing from the streets of Brooklyn to the top of the Empire State Building, Joe and Sammy carve out lives, and careers, as vivid as cyan and magenta ink. Spanning continents and eras, this superb book by one of America's finest writers remains one of the defining novels of our modern American age.
Silicon Valley revolves the employees of a start-up called Pied Piper who live together in a bachelor pad known as the Hacker Hostel, where witty, nerdy banter is constantly flying across the living room. A lossless compression algorithm could make them all billionaires, but they have to learn to play the game in time to beat a rival's well-funded Pied Piper rip-off.
A virus has wiped out seemingly all of humanity, and after a two-year Winnebago tour of America, Phil Miller deems himself the "last man on earth." The human race seems to be in trouble with Phil as the only male left, but hopefully he can rise to the occasion. After he meets Carol Pilbasian, he gets a new lease on life discovering he's not alone.
Sucessful attorney Rebecca Bunch realizes that she's made herself miserable pushing herself to be the best and live up to expectations. When she runs into her ex-boyfriend from sleep-away camp, Josh, Rebecca realizes that being with him was the last time she was truly happy. So, in an effort to track down that happiness, Rebecca follows him out to the sunny suburbs of West Covina, California.
Workaholics features three recent college dropouts, Adam, Anders, and Blake. They live together in a house in Rancho Cucamonga. They basically see their house as a place to throw parties that happens to have a bed in it. As long as there's a roof to smoke and drink on, and neighbors to mess with, they're happy.
Chappelle's Show is shocking, smart, and completely fresh. Dave Chappelle's breakthrough project showed him tackling the most serious issues in the most laugh-out-loud funny ways possible. His iconic characters include the lovable crackhead Tyrone Biggums and the blind black white supremacist Clayton Bigsby.
Portlandia is a satirical sketch comedy television series, which is set and filmed in Portland, Oregon. It stars Carrie Brownstein and former Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen as various eccentric characters, including a feminist bookstore owner, former professional musician, and wealthy suburbanites who frankly don't do much in Portlandia.
Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam—a girl also suffering from various maladies—opens up the possibility of rekindling emotional attachments, confronting his psychologist father, and perhaps beginning a new life.