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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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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Matt Walsh

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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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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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    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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    added by AbbyHaslem Andy Samberg, Terry Crews, Chelsea Peretti

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    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jennifer Coolidge

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    added by SannahParker Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

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    added by DawnFillinger Mindy Kaling, Anna Camp, Bill Hader

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    Seth MacFarlane, Patrick Stewart, Elijah Wood

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    added by HollyAustinHarris Michael Ealy, Dicky Barrett

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    added by VishalKumar1 Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Molly Quinn

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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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    added by HollyAustinHarris Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks

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

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    ranked low on reranks & added by killakane94 Sarah Silverman, Megan Mullally, Kristen Schaal

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

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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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    ranked low on reranks & added by Ferry73 Patton Oswalt, George Segal, Jeff Garlin

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Ferry73 Anna Faris, Allison Janney, French Stewart

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

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    added by Ferry73 Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Héctor Elizondo

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