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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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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Community is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 7 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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A.P. Bio is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Will & Grace is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Great News is listed (or ranked) 10 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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The Michael J. Fox Show ... is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Trial and Error is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Outsourced is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Ben Rappaport, Anisha Nagarajan, Diedrich Bader
Outsourced is an American television sitcom set in an Indian workplace. It is based on the John Jeffcoat film of the same name and adapted by Robert Borden of George Lopez and Universal Media ...more

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About a Boy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Adrianne Palicki, Minnie Driver, Leslie Bibb
About a Boy is an American single-camera television sitcom developed by Jason Katims that premiered midseason on February 22, 2014, following the 2014 Winter Olympics on NBC. It is the second ...more
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Go On is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Matthew Perry, Laura Benanti, Julie White
Go On is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from August 8, 2012 to April 11, 2013. The series starred Matthew Perry as Ryan King, a sports talk radio host trying to move on from the death of ...more

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Whitney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Whitney Cummings, Chris D'Elia, Rhea Seehorn
Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011, to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney ...more

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The New Normal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King
The New Normal is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 10, 2012 to April 2, 2013. The series was created and principally written by Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler. The storyline ...more

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Undateable is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Bianca Kajlich, Chris D'Elia, Ron Funches
Undateable is an American comedy television series. It premiered on May 29, 2014, airing mid-season on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The multi-camera comedy was created ...more

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The Carmichael Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Jerrod Carmichael, Loretta Devine, David Alan Grier
The Carmichael Show is an American sitcom television series created by Nicholas Stoller, Jerrod Carmichael, Ari Katcher, and Willie Hunter. The Carmichael Show follows a fictional version of ...more

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Up All Night is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Perfect Harmony is listed (or ranked) 21 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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About a Boy is listed (or ranked) 22 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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1600 Penn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Josh Gad, Jenna Elfman, Martha MacIsaac
1600 Penn is an American single camera television comedy series about a dysfunctional family living in the White House. The series stars Jenna Elfman, Bill Pullman, and Josh Gad. Gad, along with ...more

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Welcome to Sweden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Lena Olin, Josephine Bornebusch, Claes Månsson
Welcome to Sweden is a Swedish sitcom that premiered on TV4 on March 21, 2014. On July 10, 2014, the series began airing on NBC in the United States, and on The Comedy Network in Canada. It is ...more

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Mr. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Comedy Shows
Craig Robinson, Jean Smart, Spencer Grammer
Mr. Robinson is an upcoming American sitcom starring Craig Robinson as a music teacher at a middle school. NBC placed a six-episode order for the series on January 6, 2014. Mark Cullen and Robb ...more