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The Best Shows that Won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series

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List RulesOnly shows that have won an Emmy for Best Comedy Series

Every "Outstanding Comedy Series" Emmy winner ever, ranked in order of preference by the Ranker community. Vote for your favorite all-time comedy series on the list below and vote down the ones you don't like. The Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy award was first handed out in 1953, only 4 years after the creation of the Emmy Awards.

The show that has won the award the most times is "Frasier," with 5 wins. Both "Cheers" and "M*A*S*H" were nominated for the award a record 11 times. More recently, "30 Rock" swept the award for 3 straight years from 2007 to 2009. There have also been many notable, popular comedy shows that have been snubbed by the Emmys, including "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Two and a Half Men" and "Roseanne."
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    WON: 2015, 2016, 2017

    Veep (HBO, 2012) is an American political satire comedy television series created by Armando...  more
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    The Jack Benny Show

    WON: 1959
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    WON: 2001
    Sex and the City (HBO, 1998) is an American romantic comedy-drama television series created by...  more
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    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama web...  more
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    WON: 1956, 1957, 1958
    The Phil Silvers Show, originally titled You'll Never Get Rich, was a sitcom which ran on CBS...  more
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    Make Room for Daddy

    WON: 1955