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The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows 

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What are the best 2010s ABC comedy shows? This list of 2010s ABC comedies is ranked from best to worst by user votes, so it will answer that burning question. The best 2010s ABC comedy series all captured the zeitgeist in one way or another, reflecting different aspects of 21st century life. Whether you were a parent, a grandparent, or a swinging twentysomething, there was an ABC comedy for you in the 2010s.

Which sitcoms made our top 2010s ABC comedy shows list? Modern Family, one of the most popular comedies ABC has ever aired, is accounted for. It premiered back in 2009 and was an immediate hit. The Goldbergs and The Middle are also great series that appear on this best 2010s ABC comedy shows list.

Happy Endings had a dedicated fan base, but for some reason this ABC comedy ended in 2013 after only three seasons. Other good shows featured on this list of funny 2010s ABC comedies include Last Man Standing, Cougar Town, and Black-ish. The 2010s even brought The Muppets to ABC.

Which 2010s ABC comedy shows are good enough to stand the test of time? Vote up your favorite ABC comedies from the 2010s, and add any we may have missed. If you've seen every episode of them all, then rerank the whole list, hotshot!

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal
The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. The show is produced by Goldberg, Seth Gordon, and Doug ...more

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen
Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more

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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott
The Middle is an American sitcom about a working-class family living in Indiana and facing the day-to-day struggles of home life, work, and raising children. The show premiered September 30, ...more

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Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Alexandra Krosney
Last Man Standing (Fox, 2011) is an American television sitcom created by Jack Burditt. The show follows Mike Baxter (Tim Allen), a senior executive and director of marketing for an outdoor ...more

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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi
Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony Anderson) struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly ...more

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The Muppets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson
The Muppets (ABC, 2015), stylized as the muppets., is an American television comedy series co-created by Bill Prady and Bob Kushell. The series is set in Los Angeles and depicts the everyday ...more

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Suburgatory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Jeremy Sisto, Jane Levy, Carly Chaikin
Suburgatory is an American sitcom television series created by Emily Kapnek that premiered on ABC on September 28, 2011, and ended on May 14, 2014. The series originally aired on Wednesday ...more

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The Kids Are Alright is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Michael Cudlitz, Mary McCormack, Sam Straley
The Kids Are Alright (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Tim Doyle. A pair of working class parents in an Irish-Catholic family try to raise their eight kids during ...more

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The Conners is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert
The Conners (ABC, 2018) is an American television sitcom, and a spinoff continuation of Roseanne, created by Matt Williams. After the death of Roseanne Conner, the Conner family is forced to ...more

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang
Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie ...more

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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
American Housewife
Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly
American Housewife (ABC, 2016) chronicles the daily life of an average wife and mother who tries to stand out among the housewives and their privileged children in her hometown of Westport, ...more

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Desperate Housewives is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross
Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. ...more

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Speechless is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Speechless
Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Cedric Yarbrough
Speechless (ABC, 2016) is an American sitcom television series created by Scott Silveri. The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at ...more

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Bless This Mess is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Bless This Mess
Lake Bell, Dax Shepard, Ed Begley Jr.
Bless This Mess (ABC, 2019) is an American sitcom comedy television series. Newlyweds Rio (Lake Bell) and Mike (Dax Shepard) make the decision to change the course of their life together and ...more
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Schooled is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
AJ Michalka, Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows
Schooled (ABC, 2019) is an American comedy television series, and a spinoff of The Goldbergs. In the 1990s, the teachers of William Penn Academy are heroes to their students, despite their ...more
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Happy Endings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton
Happy Endings is an American sitcom television series that ran on ABC from April 13, 2011 to May 3, 2013. The single-camera ensemble comedy originally aired as a mid-season replacement with a ...more

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Mixed-ish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Arica Himmell, Tika Sumpter, Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Mixed-ish (ABC, 2019), stylized as mixed•ish, is an American single-camera sitcom created by Kenya Barris and Peter Saji, and a prequel spin-off of Black-ish and the second series to be spun-off ...more
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Bleep My Dad Says is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
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William Shatner, Jonathan Sadowski, Nicole Sullivan
$#*! My Dad Says is an American television sitcom produced by Warner Bros. Television that aired on CBS. It was based on the Twitter feed Shit My Dad Says, created by Justin Halpern and ...more

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Dr. Ken is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Ken Jeong, Suzy Nakamura, Tisha Campbell-Martin
Dr. Ken (ABC, 2015) is an American multi-camera sitcom created by Jared Stern, John Fox, and Ken Jeong. The life of a a wisecracking Korean-American physician (Jeong) working at a badly-run HMO, ...more
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The Real O'Neals is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
The Real O'Neals
Martha Plimpton, Jay R. Ferguson, Noah Galvin
The Real O'Neals is an American single-camera sitcom. A Catholic family whose matriarch takes her family's reputation seriously deals with gay, anorexic and possibly atheist children, and a ...more
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Imaginary Mary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Jenna Elfman, Erica Tremblay, Jillian Bell
Imaginary Mary (ABC, 2017) is an upcoming American live-action/CGI-animated hybrid fantasy sitcom television series. It follows what happens when an imaginary and fictitious being named Mary ...more
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Take Two is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian, Aliyah O'Brien
Take Two (ABC, 2018) is a crime comedy-drama television series created by Andrew W. Marlowe and Terri Edda Miller. Sam (Rachel Bilson), a former star of a hit cop series fresh out of rehab, and ...more
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Trophy Wife is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Malin Akerman, Bradley Whitford, Michaela Watkins
Trophy Wife is an American television sitcom that aired during the 2013–14 television season on ABC. The series was co-created and executive produced by Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins for ABC ...more
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Splitting Up Together is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Splitting Up Together
Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, Bobby Lee
Splitting Up Together (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom developed by Emily Kapnek, based on the Danish sitcom. In the midst of their divorce, Lena (Jenna Fischer) and Martin (Oliver Hudson) are ...more
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Alex, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s ABC Comedy Shows
Zach Braff, Tiya Sircar, Hillary Anne Mathews
Alex Inc (ABC, 2017) is an American Sitcom based on Alex Blumberg's Gimlet Media podcast StartUp, which documented Blumberg's own attempt to launch a startup with Gimlet Media. Alex Schuman ...more