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The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest 2010s comedy shows.

The 2010s were a decade blessed (or, depending on how you look at it, cursed) with the rise of Peak TV and the dawning of some of the funniest comedies in TV history. Gone were the days of three channels with three hours of primetime slots and only a handful of funny-yet-safe shows to choose from - in its place was comedy after comedy mercilessly competing for viewing time and pushing the envelope of what it meant to be funny.

Sure, some of the top 2010s comedy TV shows were often also depressing (BoJack Horseman), or bizarre (Russian Doll), or an hour in length (Shameless), but that doesn't mean they didn't also contain some of the funniest moments in modern TV history. From animation to musicals to sketch shows to serialized sci-fi, comedy shifted forms and become unrecognizable like no other genre in the 2010s, and it's never looked better because of it.

So let's get ready to laugh, cry, feel crippling anxiety, and then laugh again, because in this list we're going to revisit 2010s best comedy TV shows.

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Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Edward Asner
Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz Feldman. After the murder of her husband, tightly wound widow, Jen (Christina Applegate) meets Judy ...more
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Letterkenny is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Jared Keeso, Alexander De Jordy, Andrew Herr
Letterkenny (Crave, 2016) is a Canadian sitcom created by Jared Keeso and developed and written by Keeso and Jacob Tierney, with Tierney as director. Friends Wayne (Keeso) and Daryl (Nathan ...more
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Happy Endings is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
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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2 Broke Girls is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris
2 Broke Girls is an American television sitcom created for Warner Bros. Television by Michael Patrick King and Whitney Cummings. It premiered in the United States on CBS on September 2011, and ...more
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Mom is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal
Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney and was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, as well as Gemma Baker. ...more
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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash
Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more
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Good Girls is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, Retta
Good Girls (NBC, 2017) is an American crime comedy-drama series created by Jenna Bans. Struggling to make ends meet, three suburban housewives (Christina Hendricks, Retta, and Mae Whitman) ...more
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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre
Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series follows the story of Bean (Abby Jacobson), an alcoholic princess, her elf companion Elfo (Nat ...more
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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky
Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although ...more
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Wet Hot American Summer:... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Janeane Garofalo
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later is a 2017 Netflix comedy series directed by David Wain. Set in 1991 in both the camp and New York City, the show is a sequel to 2001 film Wet Hot ...more
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A.P. Bio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
A.P. Bio Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, Lyric Lewis
A.P. Bio (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Seth Meyers, Mike O'Brien and Lorne Michaels. A former philosophy professor (Glenn Howerton) takes a job teaching AP ...more
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maise... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who decides to become a ...more
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more
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Broad City is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress
Broad City (Comedy Central, 2014) is an American comedy television series, created by Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Two Jewish American women in their twenties experience adventures of ...more
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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Schitt's Creek Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more
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New Girl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
ZWZW added Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield
New Girl is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011. Developed by Elizabeth Meriwether under the working title Chicks & Dicks, the series revolves ...more
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Nathan For You is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Nathan for You (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American docu-reality comedy television series created by Nathan Fielder and Michael Koman. Business school graduate and consultant Nathan Fielder ...more
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Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Derry Girls Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland
Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Features the personal exploits of a 16 year old girl, her family and friends during the Troubles in the early 90s.
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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang
Fresh Off the Boat 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 Huang and ...more
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Community is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover
Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon that premiered on NBC on September 17, 2009. The single-camera series follows an ensemble cast of students at a community college ...more
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Barry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Barry Bill Hader, Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg
Barry (HBO, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Bill Hader and Alec Berg. An ex-marine (Bill Hader) who is working as a low-rent hitman moves to Los Angeles and joins an ...more
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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie
BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around" ...more
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Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers
Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, ...more
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Eastbound & Down is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon
Eastbound & Down is an American sports comedy television series that was broadcast on HBO, starring Danny McBride as Kenny Powers, a former professional baseball pitcher, who after an up and ...more
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Insecure is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s
Issa Rae, Jay Ellis, Yvonne Orji
Insecure (HBO, 2016) is an American comedy-drama series created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, based on the web series Awkward Black Girl. Black female friends Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne ...more