2015 The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now  

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What's your favorite TV show to turn on if you're looking for a laugh? We've decided a list of the funniest shows is needed, so have a look and judge which ones give you the best comic relief. Spread out between the top current best sitcoms, the animated series that keep us laughing, and those news-style or sketch comedy series, these are the absolute funniest programs on television today in 2016-2017.

Some of the funniest and best comedy shows currently on the air are new takes on the classic sitcom. Modern Family has won numerous awards for it's hilarity while other sitcoms like The Big Bang Theory, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Veep, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine enjoy strong followings and great ratings.

Aside from traditional sitcoms, there are many other funny shows on television today. Animated favorites remain among the funniest on TV such as The Simpsons, South Park, Family Guy, and Archer while news-style shows like The Daily Show and Last Week Tonight poke fun at recent events and do so hilariously. Let's not forget how funny other shows like Saturday Night Live and Tosh.0 are as well. There is little doubt that many of these choices will be remembered among the greatest TV shows of all time.

What's your go-to show for laughs? Vote for your must-see comedy shows below, and although we think every good show currently on television is on this list, there are new ones debuting all the time so please add any not listed or re-rank this list into your own top 10 or more of the funniest shows on TV right now! Happy laughs, TV watchers!

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes

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+ - 3,080 2,805
The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Big Bang Theory Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco

3
+ - 2,722 1,701
Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Modern Family Ed O'Neill, SofĂ­a Vergara, Julie Bowen

4
+ - 1,958 1,296
It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

5
+ - 1,712 1,559
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

6
+ - 1,785 953
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

7
+ - 1,920 1,554
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

8
+ - 1,251 1,078
Archer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Archer H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

9
+ - 1,164 1,643
The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Daily Show Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert

10
+ - 1,831 1,582
New Girl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
New Girl Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

11
+ - 940 1,025
The Middle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Middle Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott -  

12
+ - 846 661
Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Bob's Burgers H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

13
+ - 961 1,225
Louie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Louie Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker

14
+ - 585 432
Last Week Tonight with John Ol... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal

15
+ - 815 746
The Tonight Show Starring Jimm... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins

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+ - 988 1,149
Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Saturday Night Live Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Vanessa Bayer

17
+ - 881 1,138
Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Tosh.0 Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis

18
+ - 908 559
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Rick and Morty Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

19
+ - 529 442
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Silicon Valley Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener

20
+ - 401 560
Broad City is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Broad City Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress

21
+ - 485 616
Veep is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Veep Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

22
+ - 829 842
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
American Dad! Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

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+ - 394 616
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett

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+ - 359 337
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

25
+ - 568 454
The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Goldbergs Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal

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+ - 318 315
Drunk History is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Drunk History Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Craig Cackowski

27
+ - 358 352
Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Orange Is the New Black Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael J. Harney

28
+ - 379 415
Shameless is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Shameless Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky

29
+ - 316 268
Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Better Call Saul Bob Odenkirk, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks

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+ - 416 477
Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Black-ish Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Marcus Scribner

31
+ - 515 855
The Mindy Project is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Mindy Project Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz

32
+ - 348 251
Impractical Jokers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Impractical Jokers James Murray, Salvatore Vulcano, Joseph Gatto

33
+ - 473 483
Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs

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+ - 255 249
Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Fresh Off the Boat Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang

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+ - 284 261
Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Last Man on Earth Will Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman

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+ - 280 440
Inside Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Inside Amy Schumer Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston

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+ - 334 453
Conan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Conan Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, The Basic Cable Band

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+ - 270 448
Fargo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Fargo Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman

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+ - 383 517
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy

40
+ - 193 306
Portlandia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Portlandia Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan

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+ - 190 188
The Ellen DeGeneres Show is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Anthony Okungbowa

42
+ - 363 352
Mom is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Mom Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal

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+ - 136 277
You're the Worst is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
You're the Worst Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges

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+ - 134 238
Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Jane the Virgin Anthony Mendez, Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo

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+ - 60 100
The Graham Norton Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

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+ - 38 56
Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Life in Pieces Dan Bakkedahl, Holly J. Barrett, Betsy Brandt

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+ - 117 223
Trailer Park Boys is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Trailer Park Boys John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith

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+ - 14 48
Red Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Red Dwarf Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules

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+ - 88 257
Ballers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ballers Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller

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+ - 76 235
Hollywood Game Night is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now