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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Satire TV series.

The very best satire shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest satire shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular satire TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining satire show of all time is. Don't let your favorite satire television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of satire television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different shows, like Neighbors from Hell and Harry Hill's TV Burp.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best modern satire show of all time?" and "What are the greatest satire shows?"
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South Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Chris Abraham added South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes

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199 79
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
msquared.lalala added Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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263 171
The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Daily Show Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver

4
226 143
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Chris Abraham added The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

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230 97
Last Week Tonight With John Ol... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
vernonaverill added Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

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193 125
The Colbert Report is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart

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169 99
The Office is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Office Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

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138 80
Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Saturday Night Live Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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127 86
Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Parks and Recreation Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman

10
41 15
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
julian-matthias added Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

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98 68
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
American Dad! Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

12
97 68
Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Monty Python's Flying Circus Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

13
84 57
Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Chappelle's Show Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan

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79 75
30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
30 Rock Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan

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80 60
M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
M*A*S*H Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

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54 40
It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
irreggreg added It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

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60 61
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
King of the Hill Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

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76 53
The Boondocks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Boondocks Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

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53 46
MADtv is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
MADtv Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears

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62 57
Real Time with Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
akaswanand added Real Time with Bill Maher Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan

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39 45
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees

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39 46
Celebrity Deathmatch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Celebrity Deathmatch Maurice Schlafer, Len Maxwell, Mills Lane

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49 51
Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Robot Chicken Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

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27 28
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
MorgieStack added Adventure Time Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny

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27 45
The Larry Sanders Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Larry Sanders Show Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham

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22 28
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Rocko's Modern Life Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

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3 2
heute-show is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
julian-matthias added heute-show Oliver Welke, Martina Hill, Hans-Joachim Heist

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3 2
Extra 3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
julian-matthias added Extra 3

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30 41
Drawn Together is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Drawn Together Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell, Abbey DiGregorio

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40 41
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Pinky and the Brain Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

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2 2
Die Wochenshow is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
julian-matthias added Die Wochenshow Ingolf Lück, Dave Davis, Carolin Kebekus

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12 26
SCTV Channel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Juliette Enderle added SCTV Channel Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin

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2 3
NEO MAGAZIN is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
julian-matthias added NEO MAGAZIN

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9 21
Lil' Bush is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Lil' Bush Iggy Pop, Kari Wahlgren, Donick Cary

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23 35
The Kids in the Hall is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Kids in the Hall Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald

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14 30
Crank Yankers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
killakane94 added Crank Yankers Artie Esposito, Paul McGinnis, Victor Yerrid

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16 26
The Soup is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
The Soup Joel McHale, Lou the Chihuahua, Kelly Levy

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8 22
It's Garry Shandling's Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Juliette Enderle added It's Garry Shandling's Show Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Michael Tucci

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32 36
Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Invader Zim Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

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9 24
Tracey Takes On... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Juliette Enderle added Tracey Takes On... Tracey Ullman, Alastair Duncan, Julie Kavner

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10 18
The Black Adder is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
OpiumDen added The Black Adder Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray

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7 23
Greg the Bunny is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
killakane94 added Greg the Bunny Sarah Silverman, Seth Green, Eugene Levy

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8 26
Mr. Meaty is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Mr. Meaty Bill Farmer, Arthur Holden

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34 44
Yes Minister is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Yes Minister Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds

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17 36
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Greg Mullavey, Louise Lasser, Graham Jarvis

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8 21
Moral Orel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
killakane94 added Moral Orel Carolyn Lawrence, Scott Adsit, Britta Phillips

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11 26
Not Necessarily the News is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Juliette Enderle added Not Necessarily the News Matthew Perry, Jan Hooks, Rich Hall

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7 20
The Eric André Show is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
killakane94 added The Eric André Show Hannibal Buress, Tom Kane, Gary Anthony Williams

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1 0
American Vandal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
American Vandal Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Jimmy Tatro

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1 0
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Satire TV Shows
Guest_87b8afc6-ac9c-4ce9-b24f-2fcfcc820489 added Animaniacs Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille