Comedy The Best Current Black Sitcoms  

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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. Insecure 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 Donald Glover's Atlanta and Tyler Perry's Love Thy Neighbor.

Which current black comedy show in 2019 is your favorite? Give the best shows a thumbs up!

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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi
Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony Anderson) struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly ...more
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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Victoria Richards added Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield
Atlanta (FX, 2016) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Donald Glover. College dropout Earn (Donald Glover) navigates through life with his ex-girlfriend (Zazie Beetz), his ...more
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Insecure is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
DanielAgwu added Issa Rae, Jay Ellis, Yvonne Orji
Insecure (HBO, 2016) is an American comedy-drama series created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, based on the web series Awkward Black Girl. Black female friends Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne ...more
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70 19
Grown-ish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Yara Shahidi, Trevor Jackson, Chris Parnell
Grown-ish (Freeform, 2018) is an American sitcom series and a spin-off of Black-ish created by Kenya Barris. When Johnsons' eldest daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) heads off to college to begins her ...more
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54 19
Marlon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Notlim Taylor
Marlon (NBC, 2017) is an American comedy television series created by Christopher Moynihan and Marlon Wayans. Despite their inability to coexist, divorced couple Marlon Wayne (Marlon Wayans) and ...more
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42 10
Dear White People is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, DeRon Horton
Dear White People (2017, Netflix) is an American satirical comedy-drama television series based on Justin Simien's 2014 film of the same name. It follows a group of students of color at a ...more
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The Chi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Jacob Latimore
The Chi (Showtime, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Lena Waithe. A coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents of the South Side of Chicago who become linked by ...more
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Rel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Lil Rel Howery, Jordan L. Jones, Jessica Moore
Rel (Fox, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Josh Rabinowitz, Kevin Barnett, and Lil Rel Howery. After he learns that his wife is having an affair with his barber, a guy ...more
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Black Monday is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall
Black Monday (Showtime, 2019) is an American comedy television series. A rag tag group of Wall Street outsiders take on the financial industry in the wake of the 1987 stock market crash.
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Chewing Gum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Black Sitcoms
Michaela Coel, Robert Lonsdale, Susan Wokoma
Chewing Gum (E4, 2015) is a British television sitcom created by Michaela Coel. Growing up as a restricted, religious virgin, 24-year-old shop assistant Tracey Gordon (Coel) wants to have sex ...more