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Shows like Fleabag: Best Dramedies

The ancient Greeks divided their plays into comedies and tragedies, but the smiling and frowning masks are more extremes of a spectrum than binary variables, and some of the best TV shows of the past two decades, like Fleabag, Atlanta, Succession, and Shameless, find humor in deep pain and poignancy in funny situations.

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.

Female-Led CW Shows

The CW has hosted some truly great female-led shows, from the seminal hit Gilmore Girls to slightly edgier addition Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Shows Like Burn Notice: Crime Shows That Don't Take Themselves Too Seriously

These crime and police procedurals mix genuine thrills with just the right amount of lighthearted banter, reeling you in without leaving you too depressed to finish your dinner. The USA network is well represented.

Shows Like Dead to Me: Women with Problems Dramedy

The female leads in these shows face all sorts of problems: illness, divorce, incarceration, etc. -- but manage to plug ahead, aided by gallows humor.

Shows like Fleabag: Dark Comedy Roundup

A long list of comedies and dramadies that find humor in subjects that are typically not considered funny--like murder, grief, and mental health issues.

Shows like Veronica Mars: Women Noir Detectives

Forget the helpless femme fatales of 1950's noir, these women are the hardboiled detectives who solve the crimes.

Young Women, Noir Detectives

These shows are decidedly not remakes of the Nancy Drew mysteries, as these teens and young adult women investigate foul crimes under a heavy mist of noir.

Shows like Speechless: TV Comedies Featuring Characters with Disabilities

A list of comedies and dramadies that respect the challenges facing people living with disabilities.

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