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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, 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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    the people's #1
    Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen

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    Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Matt Walsh

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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    Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield

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    Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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    Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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    Louis C.K.

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    Andy Samberg, Terry Crews, Chelsea Peretti

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    Patricia Heaton, Chris Kattan, Brian Doyle-Murray  

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    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler

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    Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

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    Anders Holm, Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson

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    Anthony Michael Hall, Maggie Lawson, Corbin Bernsen

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    Andrew Dice Clay, Caleb Emerson, Eddie Gossling

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    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jennifer Coolidge

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    Sarah Silverman, Megan Mullally, Kristen Schaal

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    Jaime Pressly, Cloris Leachman, Bijou Phillips

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    Mindy Kaling, Anna Camp, Bill Hader

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    Michael Ealy, Dicky Barrett

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    Joel McHale, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Anndi McAfee

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    Kayden Kross, Nadine Velazquez, Leslie Bibb

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

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    Seth MacFarlane, Patrick Stewart, Elijah Wood

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    Hannibal Buress, Chris Gethard, Abbi Jacobson

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    Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi

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    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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    added by killakane94
    Ginnifer Goodwin, Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter

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    Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Molly Quinn

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    Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher, Jane Lynch

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    new! & added by Moonpie66
    Jayma Mays, Don Cheadle, Jack Black

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    Ashley Tisdale, Kelly Hu, Ariel Winter

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    Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks

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    often listed & added by BobEqualityGreen
    Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White, Valerie Bertinelli

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    silicon valley

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    Amy Schumer

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    Patton Oswalt, George Segal, Jeff Garlin

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    Anna Faris, Allison Janney, French Stewart

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    Katherine Heigl, Sara Ramirez, Sandra Oh

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    Melissa McCarthy, Katy Mixon, Swoosie Kurtz

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    Travon Free

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    Salvatore Vulcano, James Murray, Brian Quinn

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