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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.

Amazon Original Comedy

While 'Betas' can't exactly be called original, it is certainly true that all the comedies on this list were produced by Amazon. Make sure to check out hidden gem 'Patriot', for a dark, wholly unique political caper.

Shows Like You Arrested Development: Dysfunctional Family Dramedies

Maybe it's thanksgiving and you need to put your family's dysfunction in perspective; this list of modern sitcoms, featuring the likes of Shameless and Parenthood, may be a good place to start. Suddenly a couple drunk uncles and a recent divorce don't seem so bad!

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 Big Love: TV Tearjerkers

These dramas are sure to get you tearing up, crying, or downright balling. So grab a box of Kleenex before you start streaming.

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 Crashing: Mid-Life Crisis Made Funny

Divorce, unemployment, and hair loss all prove fertile comedic ground in this collection of mid-life crisis themed sitcoms.

Shows like Pose: LGBTQ Drama and Dramedy Series

Dramas and dramadies featuring LGBTQ characters, relationships, and friend groups, including excellent series from Russel Davies and Ryan Murphy.

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