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.
Genres: SitcomFam (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 fiancé... more
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
Genres: Dark comedy, HorrorWhat We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014 film created by Jemaine Clement. A look at the lives of three vampires who have been living as roommates... more
Genres: ComedyPEN15 (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 the... more
Genres: Comedy dramaSex 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 mother... more
Genres: Comedy, Comedy dramaShrill (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 her... more
Genres: Dark comedyDead 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 (Linda... more
Genres: Comedy dramaRussian 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 from a... more
Genres: SitcomThe 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 work,... more
Genres: ComedyOn Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime, 2019) is an American dark comedy television series created by Robert Funke and Matt Lutsky. Krystal Gill (Kirsten Dunst) is a minimum-wage-earning... more
Genres: SitcomSchooled (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
The Other TwoDrew Tarver, Heléne Yorke
Genres: SitcomThe 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 (Heléne Yorke), a... more
Genres: Basketball, DocumentaryLos 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 City.... more
SpecialRyan O'Connell, Jessica Hecht
Genres: LGBTQ, SitcomSpecial (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
Genres: Comedy, PoliticsThe Politician (Netflix, 2019) is an American musical comedy television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan. The show revolves around the political aspirations of Payton... more
Genres: ComedySouth Side (Comedy Central, 2019) is an American comedy television series. Shot on location in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, the show follows two friends who just graduated from community... more
Genres: ComedyTurn 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 at... more
Genres: ComedyA 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
Genres: Comedy, ActionWayne (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American action comedy web television series created by Shawn Simmons. Teenager Wayne (Mark McKenna) sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del (Ciara Bravo)... more
Genres: Romantic comedyFour Weddings and a Funeral (Hulu, 2019) is an American romantic comedy television series created by Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton, based on the 1994 British film. Four American friends (Nathalie... more
Genres: DocumentaryLiving 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 improve... more
Genres: Sitcom, HolidayThe Moodys (Fox, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Rob Greenberg, Bob Fisher, and Tad Quill and based on the Australian series of the same name. A married couple reunite with... more
Genres: Dark comedy, CrimeWhy Women Kill (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American dark comedy-drama anthology television series created by Marc Cherry. The first season follows the stories of a housewife in the ‘60s, a socialite... more
Genres: DramaThe 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 faced... more
Genres: Dark comedyBonding (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy television series created by Rightor Doyle. Tiff (Zoe Levin) and Peter (Brendan Scannel) are two best friends from high school who meet up in New... more