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.
- Photo: Apple TV+Ted Lasso (Apple TV+, 2020) is an American sports comedy television series created by Bill Lawrence and Jason Sudeikis and is a continuation of a character Sudeikis portrayed in promos for NBC's coverage of the Premiere League. The story follows US American Football coach Ted Lasso as he heads to the UK to manage a struggling London soccer team in the top flight of English football.... more
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- Actors: Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Juno Temple, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster
- Mythic Quest (Apple TV+, 2020), known as "Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet" for its first season, is an American comedy television series. The show is set in a video game development studio and explores the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative ways.... more
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- Actors: Rob McElhenney, Ashly Burch, Jessie Ennis, Imani Hakim, David Hornsby
- Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series created by Greg Daniels. In the future, Nathan (Robbie Amell) meets his early death, and is uploaded into the afterlife of his choice where he is greeted by Nora (Andy Allo). Nathan grows accustomed to life away from his loved ones, and the alive Nora struggles to stay afloat working her job alongside Nathan in the afterlife.... more
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- Actors: Andy Allo, Robbie Amell, Kevin Bigley, Owen Daniels, Allegra Edwards
- 4Dave (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.... more
11446Great new TV comedy?
- Actors: Lil Dicky, Taylor Misiak, GaTa, Andrew Santino, Travis "Taco" Bennett