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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