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

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    Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield

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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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    Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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    Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Matt Walsh

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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Paul Dinello

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    ranked low on reranks Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Louis C.K.

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    added by unintentionalwit Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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    ranked low on reranks & added by AbbyHaslem Andy Samberg, Terry Crews, Chelsea Peretti

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    added by jerry0924 Patricia Heaton, Chris Kattan, Brian Doyle-Murray The Middle is similar to Married With Children without the sexual content. 

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    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jennifer Coolidge

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    added by gigiyayya Anthony Michael Hall, Maggie Lawson, Corbin Bernsen

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler

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    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell

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    Andrew Dice Clay, Caleb Emerson, Eddie Gossling

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    added by HollyAustinHarris The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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    Joel McHale, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Anndi McAfee

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    added by JulianGrebe Jaime Pressly, Cloris Leachman, Bijou Phillips

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    Anders Holm, Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson

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    often listed & added by DawnFillinger Mindy Kaling, Anna Camp, Bill Hader

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    Kayden Kross, Nadine Velazquez, Leslie Bibb

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    added by HollyAustinHarris Michael Ealy, Dicky Barrett

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    Seth MacFarlane, Patrick Stewart, Elijah Wood

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    ranked low on reranks & added by BorkZorkOrc Colin Farrell, Griff Rhys Jones, Josie Lawrence

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    David Spade, Bianca Kajlich, Patrick Warburton

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    added by VishalKumar1 Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Molly Quinn

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    added by HollyAustinHarris Fargo

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    Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher, Jane Lynch

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    added by VishalKumar1 Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    added by BobEqualityGreen Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

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    ranked low on reranks & added by VishalKumar1 Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Elijah Wood, Allison Mack, Chris Klein

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    added by Horse in a Bookcase Ashley Tisdale, Kelly Hu, Ariel Winter

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    added by killakane94 Sarah Silverman, Megan Mullally, Kristen Schaal

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    added by BobEqualityGreen Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White, Valerie Bertinelli

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

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    often listed & added by VishalKumar1 Katherine Heigl, Sara Ramirez, Sandra Oh

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    often listed & added by HollyAustinHarris Travon Free

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    ranked low on reranks & added by SannahParker Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

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    added by Ferry73 Patton Oswalt, George Segal, Jeff Garlin

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    added by Ferry73 Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi

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    added by Ferry73 Anna Faris, Allison Janney, French Stewart

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    added by SannahParker Hannibal Buress, Chris Gethard, Abbi Jacobson

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    added by Ferry73 Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Héctor Elizondo

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