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The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019 

Molly Gander
Updated May 25, 2020 3.7k votes 1k voters 105.8k views 62 items

List Rules Only comedy television shows that premiered their first season in 2019.

UPDATED: Check out the Best New Comedy Shows of 2020!

Comedy TV offers us a good laugh when we need it, and the best comedy shows of 2019 are no exception to this notion. From action-comedy to dramedy, modern streaming stories to your classic television sitcoms, there's really always something new and funny to watch. Even though it's tempting to watch old favorites that we know will make us smile, it's worth the time to try something new, and 2019 comes with some funny shows for everyone to enjoy.

There are some almost guaranteed laughs in 2019, like What We Do In The Shadows, based on the 2014 film about three vampires who have lived as roommates for centuries. Another adaptation of a film is First Wives Club, based on the 1996 movie. Of course, there are also fresh new stories like Black Monday and The Righteous Gemstones. If that all sounds good, there are plenty of other great comedies to check out.

Check out the list of comedy series below and vote up the ones you think were best in 2019. Feel free to add your favorites to the list if they aren't there. And when you're done, be sure to check out our list of the top TV shows of all time and see what new comedies 2020 is bringing.

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What We Do in the Shadow... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou

Genres (Tv): Comedy

What We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014 film. A look at the lives of three vampires who have been living as roommates for hundreds of years ...more
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Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by Laurie Nunn. A socially awkward high school virgin (Asa Butterfield) living with his sex therapist ...more
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After Life is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton, David Bradley

Genres (Tv): Dark Comedy

After Life (Netflix, 2019) is a British dark comedy television series, created by Ricky Gervais. When Tony's (Ricky Gervais) wife suddenly dies he decides to get revenge on the world by doing ...more
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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland. A young woman (Natasha Lyonne) in New York tries to escape ...more
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Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Edward Asner

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Tragicomedy

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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The Righteous Gemstones ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Danny McBride, John Goodman, Edi Patterson

Genres (Tv): Comedy

The Righteous Gemstones (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Danny McBride. A world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable ...more
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Fam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Fam (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Corinne Kingsbury. Fed up with her father, a woman (Odessa Adlon) moves in with her older, half-sister (Nina Dobrev) and her ...more
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Miracle Workers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Miracle Workers (TBS, 2019) is an American comedy television series, based on the novel What in God's Name by Simon Rich. The show follows Craig (Daniel Radcliffe), a low-level angel responsible ...more
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I Think You Should Leave... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Tim Robinson, Sam Richardson, Conner O'Malley

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy

For more like this, check out our list of the best sketch comedy shows.

I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix, 2019) is an American sketch comedy television show created by Zach Kaninan Tim Robinson. Tim Robinson and guests spend each segment driving ...more
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PEN15 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle

Genres (Tv): Comedy

PEN15 (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, created by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman. Erskine and Konkle play versions of themselves as 13-year-old outcasts in ...more
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Mr. Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Gabriel Iglesias, Gloria Aung, Tucker Albrizzi

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Mr. Iglesias (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series. Starring comedian Gabriel Iglesias, the show follows a good-natured public high school teacher (Iglesias) who works at ...more
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Shrill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Luka Jones

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Shrill (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, based on the book Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West. While the world around her deems her not good enough because of ...more
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Schooled is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
AJ Michalka, Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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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Why Women Kill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Lucy Lui, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kirby Howell-Baptiste

Genres (Tv): Comedy-drama, Dark Comedy, Comedy, Drama, Crime

Why Women Kill (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American dark comedy-drama web television series created by Marc Cherry. Following the stories of a housewife in the ‘60s, a socialite in the ‘80s and ...more
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The Other Two is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
The Other Two Drew Tarver, Heléne Yorke, Case Walker

Genres (Tv): Comedy

The Other Two (Comedy Central, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider. Cary (Drew Tarver), an aspiring actor, and his sister Brooke ...more
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Bless This Mess is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Bless This Mess Lake Bell, Dax Shepard, Ed Begley Jr.

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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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Black Monday is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall

Genres (Tv): History

Black Monday (Showtime, 2019) is an American comedy television series. An aspiring Wall Street stockbroker (Andrew Rannell) starts working for an eccentric veteran (Don Cheadle) who has secrets ...more
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Living With Yourself is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Paul Rudd, Aisling Bea, Desmin Borges

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Science Fiction

Living With Yourself (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Timothy Greenberg. George Elliot (Paul Rudd) is burned out and undergoes an experimental treatment to ...more
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The Morning Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Genres (Tv): Drama

The Morning Show (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American drama web television series. The show follows the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges ...more
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The Politician is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Bob Balaban, Benjamin Barrett, Lucy Boynton

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Musical

The Politician (Netflix, 2019) is an American musical comedy television series created by Ryan Murphy. The show revolves around the political aspirations of Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy ...more
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A Black Lady Sketch Show... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy

A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO, 2019) is an American sketch comedy show created by Robin Thede. Each episode examines a single theme and features sketches, short vignettes, animated segments, and ...more
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Los Espookys is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Bernardo Velasco, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Ana Fabrega

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Fantasy

Los Espookys (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series. The show follows a group of friends as their turn their love of horror into a business, in a dreamy, strange version of Mexico
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Special is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Special Ryan O'Connell, Julie Cude-Eaton, Samantha Lee

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Special (Netflix, 2019) is an American upcoming television comedy series created by Ryan O'Connell, who also stars, writes, and executive produces the series. Loosely autobiographical, the show ...more
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Turn Up Charlie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Idris Elba, Piper Perabo, JJ Feild

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Turn Up Charlie (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Idris Elba and Gary Reich. Charlie (Idris Elba) is a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, given a final chance ...more
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Tuca & Bertie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Tuca & Bertie Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong, Steven Yeun

Genres (Tv): Animation, Comedy, Slice-of-life

Tuca & Bertie (Netflix, 2019) is an American adult animated comedy series created by Lisa Hanawalt. The series follows the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same ...more