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Best Comedy TV

A round-up of the best live action comedies, ranked by ratings, popularity, awards, and influence on other comedies--including the full range of RomComs, dark comedies, sitcoms, and more.

Shows Like Lady Dynamite: Boundary Pushing Female Comedy

Female led comedies that tackle the thorny subjects of racism, sexism, body shaming, and mental health -- all with a keen eye, and genuine warmth.

Shows Like Fleabag: Anti-Sitcoms for the Cynical

Let's face it, traditional sitcoms can get cloying quick; that's why you need these shows, to bring some dark, sarcastic, alcoholic balance to your life. You can't have the Yin of Friends without the Yang of Fleabag.

Shows like Master of None: Comedies Starring Stand-Up Comedians

Recent dramadies and sitcoms starring stand-up comedians playing characters other than stand-up comedians

Shows Like Entourage: The Sitcoms Getting LA Right

Those who have spent time in Los Angeles will appreciate these pitch-perfect depictions of La La Land, along with the quirky archetypes who populate it.

Female-Led Comedy Shows

From the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Broad City, these comedies have one thing in common--hilarious female leads.

Shows Like Arrested Development: Series of Slight Neurosis

The appeal in these TV comedies is the utterly relatable neurosis of their starring characters, from Larry David to Michael Cera, and across the pond, the British king of over-thinking basic social interactions, David Mitchell.

Shows like Shameless: Cynical Ensemble Comedies

If you like your ensemble comedies dripping with snark, cynicism, and sarcasm, this is the list for you.

Shows like Jane the Virgin: MomCom TV Shows

These comedies portray the funny side of motherhood, ranging from the sweet (Playing House and Jane the Virgin) to less conventional takes on being a Mom (SMILF).

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