The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows TV Programs

The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best black comedy TV series.

Do you like your comedy a little darker? This is a list of the very best black comedy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest dark comedy series also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular black comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining black comedy show of all time is. Don't let your favorite black comedy television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of black comedy television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List ranges from Louie to Xavier: Renegade Angel and more black comedy TV shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best black comedy show of all time?" and "What are the greatest black comedy shows?"
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    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

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    Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes

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    Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

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    Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

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    Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small, Mark Hamill

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    Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker

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    Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

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    H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

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    Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas

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    John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

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    Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky

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    Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelmann

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    Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

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    Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston

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    Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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    Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning

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    Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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    Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke

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    John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

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    Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal

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    Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

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    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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    Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy

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    Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman

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    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams

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    Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon

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    Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

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    Bob Odenkirk, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks

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    John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer

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    Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan

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    Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

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    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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    Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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    Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant

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    Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross

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    Maurice Schlafer, Len Maxwell, Mills Lane

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    Rose McIver, Robert Buckley, Malcolm Goodwin

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    Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

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    Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

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    Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

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    John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith

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    Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell, Abbey DiGregorio

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    Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows


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    Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner

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    David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler

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    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

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    Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

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