UPDATED: Check out the Best New Comedy Series in 2021!
Television comedies offer us a good laugh when we need it, and the best comedy shows of 2020 are no exception. 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 or unexpected, and 2020 comes with some funny shows for everyone to enjoy.
There are some almost guaranteed laughs in 2020, like Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens, a Comedy Central series staring the titular Awkwafina as a woman trying to navigate adulthood in Flushing, New York. Another series that offers fun and funny is High Fidelity, based on the 2000 movie. Of course, there are also fresh new stories like the musical comedy Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist and the sci-fi comedy Avenue 5 on HBO. 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 2020. 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.
- 1226 VOTESAn American football coach is hired to manage a British soccer team.
- Actors: Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Juno Temple, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster
- 2177 VOTESA man is able to choose his own afterlife after his untimely death.
- Actors: Andy Allo, Robbie Amell, Kevin Bigley, Owen Daniels, Allegra Edwards
- 3203 VOTESVideo game developers engage in hard-fought battles in the workplace.
- Actors: Rob McElhenney, Ashly Burch, Jessie Ennis, Imani Hakim, David Hornsby
- 4140 VOTESDave (FXX, 2020) is an American comedy series created by Lil Dicky and Jeff Schaffer. A neurotic mid 20's suburbanite is convinced he's destined to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Now he has to prove it to everyone else.
- Actors: Lil Dicky, Taylor Misiak, GaTa, Andrew Santino, Travis "Taco" Bennett