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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, 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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    the people's #1
    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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    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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    Danny DeVito, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson

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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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    Ed Helms, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry

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    Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield

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    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Donald Glover

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    Andy Samberg, Terry Crews, Chelsea Peretti

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    Louis C.K. Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Eddie Murphy

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    Patricia Heaton, Chris Kattan, Brian Doyle-Murray  

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    Andrew Dice Clay, Caleb Emerson, Eddie Gossling Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Anders Holm, Adam DeVine, Jillian Bell Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

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    Sarah Silverman, Megan Mullally, Kristen Schaal

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    Kayden Kross, Leslie Bibb, Nadine Velazquez Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Michael Ealy, Dicky Barrett

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    Hannibal Buress, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer

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    Patton Oswalt, George Segal, Wendi McLendon-Covey

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    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jennifer Coolidge

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    Jayma Mays, Don Cheadle, Jack Black

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    Patrick Stewart, Seth MacFarlane, Elijah Wood

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    Joel McHale, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Anndi McAfee

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    Amy Schumer

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    Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Anna Camp

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    Bob Odenkirk, Michael McKean, Jonathan Banks

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    Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Taylor Schilling

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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    Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

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    Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin, Andy Richter

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    Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Miles Brown

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    Emmy Rossum, Amy Smart, William H. Macy

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    Heather Graham, Steve Buscemi, Selma Blair

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    Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    Kirsten Dunst, Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman

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    Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Molly Quinn

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    Kelsey Grammer, Brittany Murphy, Stephen King Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Aya Cash, Kether Donohue, Chris Geere

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    Will Forte

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    Dwayne Johnson, Taylor Cole, Rob Corddry

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    Andy Daly

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