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List Rules Vote up your favorite dark comedies that are currently airing new episodes on TV or streaming

These are the best current dark comedy TV shows of 2016-2017, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some of the top current dark comedy series blend humor with horrow while some other best current dark comedy shows  use sketch comedy to poke fun at usually morbid content.

What shows will you find on this best current dark comedy TV shows list? Children's Hospital turns the drama, pain and urgency of a hospital into hilarious jokes that are dark and unexpected. This great dark comedy show was created by Rob Corddry and features an all-star cast including Lake Bell, Ken Marino and Henry Winkler. Curb Your Enthusiasm is another good dark comedy series currently airing on television.

Nothing is off limits on Seth MacFarlane's dark cartoon comedy show, Family Guy. Other good shows that appear on this list of the top current dark comedy TV shows list include It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Peep Show and Shameless.

Which dark comedy show is your favorite? Vote up which shows you think deserve the top spot!

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American television sitcom that premiered on FX on August 4, 2005, and moved to FXX beginning with the ninth season. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia was created by Rob McElhenney, which he developed ...more

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Fargo Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman Fargo is an American black comedy–crime drama television series created and written by Noah Hawley. The show is inspired by the 1996 film of the same name written and directed by the Coen brothers, who serve as executive producers on the ...more

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Louie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Louie Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free TrialLouie is an American comedy-drama television series on the FX network that began airing in 2010. It is written, directed, edited, and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis C.K.. He also stars in the show as a fictionalized ...more

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for the Comedy Central television network. Intended for mature audiences, the show has become famous for its crude language and dark, surreal humor that ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their ...more

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Archer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Archer H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash Archer is an American adult animated television series created by Adam Reed for the FX network. A preview of the series aired on September 17, 2009. The first season premiered on January 14, 2010. The show completed airing its sixth season on ...more

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Bojack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Bojack Horseman Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins, and Aaron Paul. ...more

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Better Call Saul Bob Odenkirk, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks Better Call Saul is an American television drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It is a spin-off of Breaking Bad, which was also created by Gilligan. Set in 2002, Better Call Saul is about small-time lawyer James Morgan ...more

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Trailer Park Boys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Trailer Park Boys John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian mockumentary crime black comedy-drama sitcom television series created and directed by Mike Clattenburg that focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents, some of whom are ex-convicts, living ...more

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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Shameless Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although filmed in Los Angeles, with the exterior scenes ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast by HBO, which premiered on October 15, 2000. It has aired 80 episodes over eight seasons, the last of which aired in 2011. The series was created by ...more

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Vice Principals is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
aldous42 added Vice Principals Danny McBride, Walton Goggins, Kimberly Hebert Gregory An ill-tempered, dogmatic, and disliked vice principal, Neil Gamby (Danny McBride), expects to be promoted. However, when the current principal (Bill Murray) retires, he reveals that he trusts neither Gamby nor his scheming and sociopathic ...more

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September 29, 2013. It tells the story of Walter White, a ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett American Horror Story is an American horror television series created and produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Described as an anthology series, each season is conceived as a self-contained miniseries, following a disparate set of ...more

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Baskets is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Baskets Zach Galifianakis, Martha Kelly, Louie Anderson Baskets (FX, 2016) is an American comedy television series co-created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel, who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role as Chip Baskets, a failed professional clown in ...more

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Squidbillies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Squidbillies Dana Snyder, Unknown Hinson, Daniel McDevitt Squidbillies is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. An unofficial pilot for the series aired on April 1, 2005; the series later made its official debut on October 16, 2005. The ...more

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Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Robot Chicken Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer Robot Chicken is an American stop motion animated sketch-comedy television series, created and executive produced by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich along with co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root for Adult Swim. The writers, ...more

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Review is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Review Andrew Daly, Megan Stevenson, Jessica St. Clair Review is an American mockumentary comedy series starring Andy Daly as professional critic Forrest MacNeil, who provides reviews of real-life experiences. The series was created by Daly, and is an adaptation of the Australian television series ...more

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Animals is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Animals Animals is a television documentary.

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Mike Tyson Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Mike Tyson Mysteries Mike Tyson, Norm MacDonald, Rachel Ramras

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Togetherness is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Togetherness Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet Togetherness is an American television comedy created by Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass and Steve Zissis. The eight-episode first season premiered on HBO on January 11, 2015. On January 27, 2015, the series was renewed for a second season. ...more

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Childrens Hospital is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Childrens Hospital Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that parodies the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on the web on TheWB.com with ten episodes, roughly ...more

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Inside Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Inside Amy Schumer Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston Inside Amy Schumer is an American sketch comedy television series created and hosted by its star, comedian and actress Amy Schumer. The series premiered on April 30, 2013 on Comedy Central. Schumer and Daniel Powell serve as the show's ...more