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The Best Current Black Sitcoms

Updated April 14, 2021 867 votes 1.3k voters 101.3k views14 items

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These are the best Black sitcoms on the air, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some good current African American comedy shows center on family life, while others are decidedly less traditional. A few of the top current Black sitcoms feature hilarious stand-up comedians in starring roles.

What shows appear on this best current Black sitcoms list? After premiering in 2014, Black-ish quickly became a hit Black comedy show for ABC and one of the best Black sitcoms of the decadeInsecure is another one of the best Black sitcoms currently on television.

Other good Black comedies that appear on this top current Black sitcoms list include Black-ish spinoffs, Grown-ish, and Mixed-ish.

Which current Black comedy show is your favorite? Give the best shows a thumbs up!

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