Funniest TV Shows of 2011 TV Programs
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Funniest TV Shows of 2011

The funniest TV shows of 2011, either from good writing, good acting or a little bit of both, kept us rolling with laughter throughout the year. These sitcoms, variety shows and even some animated favorites gave us a reason to laugh until we cried or wet our pants. We know everyone has their own definition of hilarious which is why we're letting you decide on which series are the funniest television shows of 2011. Add your favorites by voting for the ones you love and adding your own list below!

Whether the best comedy shows from 2011 were recognized with award nominations, like those which were honored in the Best Comedy Series Emmy Award category or were too outrageous to appease all critics, each brought something special to the table to keep our cheeks hurting from excessive laughter.

Mainstream favorites, such as those on broadcast networks like ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, perhaps earned the most recognition from awards shows with the likes of "The Big Bang Theory," "Modern Family," "Glee," "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "30 Rock" among the most nominated during the year. Others, such as those you'll find on Comedy Central or MTV, like the obnoxious animated shows like "South Park" and "Beavis & Butthead," kept viewers rolling with dark and often distasteful humor.

However these favorite funny shows worked to make us laugh, they all succeeded brilliantly and easily earned their spot on this list of the funniest TV shows of 2011.

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    the people's #1 & most listed Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Dustin Hoffman, Larry David, John Legend

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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler

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    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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    Andrew Dice Clay, Caleb Emerson, Eddie Gossling

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    Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Matt Walsh

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    ranked low on reranks Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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    Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield

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    David Spade, Mike Judge, Toby Huss

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    Paul Dinello

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    Louis C.K.

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    Seth MacFarlane, Patrick Stewart, Elijah Wood

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    Michael Ealy, Dicky Barrett

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    Ginnifer Goodwin, Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter

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    Joe Grossman

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jane Levy, Alan Tudyk, Cheryl Hines

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    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell

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    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jennifer Coolidge

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    Demi Lovato, Lea Michele, Dianna Agron

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    Kevin Bacon, Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis

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    Will Ferrell, Jason Sudeikis, John Hawkes

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    Whitney Cummings, Maulik Pancholy, Chris D'Elia

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    added by MaryMumbiMaina Donald Faison, Wayne Knight, Kristen Johnston

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