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The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

List Criteria: Shows in an original run only, no syndicated shows or repeats

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.

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," "Parks and Recreation," "Two and a Half Men," and "How I Met Your Mother" 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 "The Colbert Report" poke fun at recent events and do so hilariously. Let's not forget how funny other shows like "Saturday Night Live" ad "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, add any not listed or re-rank this list of the funniest shows on TV right now! Happy laughs, TV watchers!
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