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The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows  

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These are the best 2010s NBC comedy shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some good 2010s NBC comedies will go down as all time greats, while others served their purpose in a crowded era of great TV. All of the funniest NBC comedy shows featured memorable characters guaranteed to make viewers smile.

What shows will you find on this best 2010s NBC comedy shows list? Following in the documentary-style footsteps of The Office, Parks and Recreation generated lots of laughs from local government. Amy Poehler led this series' all-star cast which included Aziz Ansari, Chris Pratt and Nick Offerman. Whitney was another good comedy show that aired on NBC during the 2010s.

Community started as a standard sitcom about a local college and evolved into brilliant absurdist comedy in later seasons. Other funny NBC series with creative setups in the 2010s include The Good Place  and Powerless. More great programs featured on this top 2010s NBC comedy shows list include 30 Rock, Go On and The New Normal. NBC even saved Brooklyn Nine-Nine after it had been cancelled by Fox, adding it to their Thursday night lineup.

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer
The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. The Office was adapted for ...more
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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman
Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created ...more
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's ...more
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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more
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Community is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
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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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan
30 Rock is an American satirical television sitcom that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's ...more
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Great News is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Briga Heelan, Andrea Martin, Adam Campbell
Great News (2017, NBC) an American sitcom television series created and written by Tracey Wigfield and co-executive produced with Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, and David Miner. The series, set in ...more
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Trial and Error is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Nicholas D'Agosto, Jayma Mays, Steven Boyer
Trial & Error (NBC, 2017) is an American sitcom television series created by Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller. A young bright-eyed New York lawyer (Nicholas D'Agosto) settles in the small ...more
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Perfect Harmony is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Bradley Whitford, Anna Camp, Geno Segers
Perfect Harmony (NBC, 2019) is an American comedy television series. Former Princeton music professor Arthur Cochran (Bradley Whitford) unexpectedly finds himself the director of small-town ...more
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Sunnyside is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Kal Penn, Regina Daye Allen, Shauna-Maria Andolina
Sunnyside (NBC, 2019) is an American comedy television series. Garrett Shah (Kal Penn), a former New York city councilman, who finds his calling when faced with immigrants in need of his help ...more
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A.P. Bio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
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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Abby's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Natalie Morales, Neil Flynn, Nelson Franklin
Abby's (NBC, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Josh Malmuth. A woman (Natalie Morales) runs an unlicensed bar out of her backyard.
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Will & Grace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally
Will & Grace is an American sitcom, based on the relationship between Will Truman and Grace Adler, and is set in New York City. It was broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1998 to May 18, ...more
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A to Z is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Katey Sagal, Cristin Milioti, Ben Feldman
A to Z is an American romantic comedy television series created by Ben Queen. He serves as an executive producer with Rashida Jones and Will McCormack for Warner Bros. Television. The series ...more
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Up All Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Christina Applegate, Maya Rudolph, Will Arnett
Up All Night is an American television comedy series created by Emily Spivey that ran on NBC from September 14, 2011, to December 13, 2012. The show stars Christina Applegate, Will Arnett, ...more
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About a Boy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
About a Boy (NBC, 2014) is an American single-camera television sitcom. Successful songwriter and bachelor Will Freeman lives a carefree life in San Francisco as the "ultimate ...more
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Powerless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Vanessa Hudgens, Danny Pudi, Alan Tudyk
Powerless (NBC, 2017) is a sitcom series set within the world of the DC Universe. It is a workplace comedy set at one of the worst insurance companies in America—with the twist being that it ...more
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The Paul Reiser Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Paul Reiser, Ben Shenkman, Omid Djalili
The Paul Reiser Show is an American television series that originally aired on NBC. In May 2010, NBC announced that it had approved the series for the 2010–11 television season, with the ...more
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Champions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, Mouzam Makkar
Champions (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy series created by Mindy Kaling and Charlie Grandy. Vince (Anders Holm) is a charismatic gym owner with no ambition who lives with his younger brother ...more
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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
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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The Michael J. Fox Show is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt, Wendell Pierce
The Michael J. Fox Show is an American television sitcom starring Michael J. Fox. The series aired on NBC in the United States from September 26, 2013, to January 23, 2014, as part of the ...more
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Free Agents is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Hank Azaria, Natasha Leggero, Kathryn Hahn
Free Agents is an American re-make of a British workplace sitcom that premiered on NBC September 14, 2011, in the 10:30 pm Eastern/9:30 pm Central time slot, before assuming its regular time ...more
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100 Questions is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Sophie Winkleman, David Walton, Christopher Moynihan
100 Questions is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010. In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights ...more
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One Big Happy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Elisha Cuthbert, Nick Zano, Kelly Brook
One Big Happy (NBC 2015) is an American television sitcom produced by Ellen DeGeneres. The series follows the story of a gay woman, Lizzy (Elisha Cuthbert), who is pregnant with her best friend ...more
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Working the Engels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Andrea Martin, Kacey Rohl, Azura Skye
Working the Engels is a Canadian-American television sitcom. It premiered on Global on March 12, 2014, and is also a part of NBC's summer schedule, having premiered on July 10, 2014. Produced by ...more