2015 The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now  

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List Rules 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 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Bob's Burgers H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Middle Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott -  

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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Silicon Valley Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener

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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

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

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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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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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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Goldbergs Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

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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

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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

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

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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Black-ish Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Marcus Scribner

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The Mindy Project is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Mindy Project Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Better Call Saul Bob Odenkirk, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Fresh Off the Boat Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang

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Inside Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Inside Amy Schumer Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston

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Impractical Jokers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Impractical Jokers James Murray, Salvatore Vulcano, Joseph Gatto

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Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Last Man on Earth Will Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman

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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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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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Portlandia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Portlandia Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy

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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

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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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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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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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The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
The Odd Couple Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane

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Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

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The Graham Norton Show is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

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Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Life in Pieces Dan Bakkedahl, Holly J. Barrett, Betsy Brandt

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Trailer Park Boys is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Trailer Park Boys John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith

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Red Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Red Dwarf Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules