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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.

Recent Certified Fresh TV Series

This list rounds up the highest rated recent TV dramas, comedies, and documentaries according to the critic reviews aggregated by Rotten Tomatoes.

Fresh Teen Shows

There are many classic television series set in high schools--think Freaks and Geeks, Daria, The Wonder Years, and the O.C.. We're not saying those shows are dated, but its been decades since any of their stars have been carded when they tried to buy beer. This list is a round-up of teen dramas and comedies made since 2010.

Teen Comedy TV

A round-up of recent comedies centered on teens, and some of the funniest are British series like Derry Girls, Sex Education, and the Inbetweeners.

Best Drama TV

Since the Sorpranos ushered in the Golden Age of television in 1999, networks and streaming services have launched thousands of English language drama series--this list rounds up the crème of the crop that stand out in terms of audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.

Least Unrealistic High School Shows

These shows present a realistic (or at least less unrealistic) take on life in high school, with the emotional ups and downs, social issues, awkward moments, difficult social dynamics, and of course young love. We consulted widely with teenagers to gauge the realism of these shows. Or at least one teenager.

Greatest Modern British Drama TV

The United Kingdom has produced some of the greatest series in television's Golden Age, including Sherlock, Black Mirror, Peaky Blinders, Luther, and of course Downton Abbey, and we've rounded up the best of the lot based on audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.

Best British Comedy TV

Fleabag is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to great, recent British comedy.

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