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The Best New Comedy TV Shows Of 2019

Updated September 11, 2020 5.0k votes 1.1k voters 107.2k views63 items

List RulesOnly 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 Shadows
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    125

    What We Do in the Shadows

    Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    What We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Sex Education
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    156

    Sex Education

    Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Dead to Me
    125
    72

    Dead to Me

    Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Tragicomedy

    Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    After Life
    180
    121

    After Life

    Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton

    Genres (Tv)Dark Comedy

    After Life (Netflix, 2019) is a British dark comedy television series, created by Ricky... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    Russian Doll
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    118

    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Righteous Gemstones
    89
    51

    The Righteous Gemstones

    Danny McBride, John Goodman

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    The Righteous Gemstones (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Danny... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Miracle Workers
    97
    79

    Miracle Workers

    Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Miracle Workers (TBS, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Simon Rich, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson
    61
    41

    I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson

    Tim Robinson, Sam Richardson

    Genres (Tv)Sketch comedy

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

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    Fam
    118
    105

    Fam

    Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Fam (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Corinne Kingsbury. Fed up... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    Why Women Kill
    34
    20

    Why Women Kill

    Lucy Lui, Ginnifer Goodwin

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Mr. Iglesias
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    56

    Mr. Iglesias

    Gabriel Iglesias, Gloria Aung

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Mr. Iglesias (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series. Starring comedian... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Living With Yourself
    28
    15

    Living With Yourself

    Paul Rudd, Aisling Bea

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Science Fiction

    Living With Yourself (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    PEN15
    72
    69

    PEN15

    Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    PEN15 (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, created by Maya Erskine, Anna... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Shrill
    58
    56

    Shrill

    Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Shrill (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, based on the book Shrill:... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Schooled
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    65

    Schooled

    AJ Michalka, Bryan Callen

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Schooled (ABC, 2019) is an American comedy television series, and a spinoff of The Goldbergs.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Bless This Mess
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    65

    Bless This Mess

    Lake Bell, Dax Shepard

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Bless This Mess (ABC, 2019) is an American sitcom comedy television series. Newlyweds Rio... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Other Two
    55
    55

    The Other Two

    Drew Tarver, Heléne Yorke

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    The Other Two (Comedy Central, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Chris... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Morning Show
    17
    10

    The Morning Show

    Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    The Morning Show (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American drama web television series. The show... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Black Monday
    52
    58

    Black Monday

    Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells

    Genres (Tv)History

    Black Monday (Showtime, 2019) is an American comedy television series. An aspiring Wall Street... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    A Black Lady Sketch Show
    26
    26

    A Black Lady Sketch Show

    Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black

    Genres (Tv)Sketch comedy

    A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO, 2019) is an American sketch comedy show created by Robin Thede.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Politician
    19
    17

    The Politician

    Bob Balaban, Benjamin Barrett

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Musical

    The Politician (Netflix, 2019) is an American musical comedy television series created by Ryan... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Tuca & Bertie
    33
    35

    Tuca & Bertie

    Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong

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

    Tuca & Bertie (Netflix, 2019) is an American adult animated comedy series created by Lisa... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Los Espookys
    25
    26

    Los Espookys

    Bernardo Velasco, Cassandra Ciangherotti

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Fantasy

    Los Espookys (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series. The show follows a group of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Harley Quinn
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    Harley Quinn

    Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Superhero, Comedy, Action

    Harley Quinn (DC Universe, 2019) is an American action comedy adult animation web television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Special
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    Special

    Ryan O'Connell, Julie Cude-Eaton

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Special (Netflix, 2019) is an American upcoming television comedy series created by Ryan... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button