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The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

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The funniest shows on TV right now are those humorous series in that give us 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!

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

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    The Big Bang Theory

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    Modern Family

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    The Daily Show

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    South Park

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    Louie

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    Archer

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    added by: unintentionalwit
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    added by: jerry0924
    The Middle is similar to Married With Children without the sexual content. 
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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    added by: AbbyHaslem
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    Wilfred

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