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The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019  

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

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.

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What We Do in the Shadows is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou
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
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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Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
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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After Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton, David Bradley
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) 5 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez
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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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
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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Miracle Workers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan
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 with ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Tim Robinson, Sam Richardson, Conner O'Malley

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I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix, 2019) is an American sketch comedy television show. Tim Robinson and guests spend each segment driving someone to the point of needing - or ...more
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Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, oby Huss
Dickinson (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Alena Smith. Set in the during the Victorian era, the show takes viewers into the world of Emily (Hailee ...more
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Shrill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Luka Jones
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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Why Women Kill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Lucy Lui, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kirby Howell-Baptiste
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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Fam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon
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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Mr. Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Gabriel Iglesias, Gloria Aung, Tucker Albrizzi
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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Living With Yourself is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Paul Rudd, Aisling Bea, Desmin Borges
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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PEN15 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle
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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Zomboat! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Ryan McKen, Hamza Jeetooa, Leah Brotherhead
Zomboat! (Hulu, 2019) is a British horror comedy television series. A Zombie apocalypse is unleashed in Birmingham and sisters Kat and Jo, together with unlikely travel companions Sunny and Amar ...more
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The Morning Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell
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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On Becoming a God in Central F... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Kirsten Dunst, Théodore Pellerin, Ted Levine
On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime, 2019) is an American dark comedy television series. Krystal Gill (Kirsten Dunst) is a minimum-wage-earning water park employee who schemes her way ...more
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A Black Lady Sketch Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis
A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO, 2019) is an American sketch comedy show created, written, and starring Robin Thede. The show will include comedy sketches performed by a regular cast of Black ...more
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Four Weddings and a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Zoe Boyle, Nathalie Emmanuel, Guz Khan
Four Weddings and a Funeral (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 1994 film of the same name. our American friends reunite for a fabulous London wedding. But after a ...more
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Schooled is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
AJ Michalka, Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows
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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The Politician is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Bob Balaban, Benjamin Barrett, Lucy Boynton
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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The Other Two is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Drew Tarver, Heléne Yorke, Case Walker
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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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
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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South Side is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019
Kareme Young, Sultan Salahuddin, Chandra Russell
South 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 ...more