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List Rules Vote up your favorite dark comedies that are currently airing new episodes on TV or streaming

These are the best current dark comedy TV shows of 2016-2017, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some of the top current dark comedy series blend humor with horrow while some other best current dark comedy shows  use sketch comedy to poke fun at usually morbid content.

What shows will you find on this best current dark comedy TV shows list? Children's Hospital turns the drama, pain and urgency of a hospital into hilarious jokes that are dark and unexpected. This great dark comedy show was created by Rob Corddry and features an all-star cast including Lake Bell, Ken Marino and Henry Winkler. Curb Your Enthusiasm is another good dark comedy series currently airing on television.

Nothing is off limits on Seth MacFarlane's dark cartoon comedy show, Family Guy. Other good shows that appear on this list of the top current dark comedy TV shows list include It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Peep Show and Shameless.

Which dark comedy show is your favorite? Vote up which shows you think deserve the top spot!

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In the small town of South Park, four boys get caught up in all sorts of bizarre ...more

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Bojack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Bojack Horseman Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more

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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Shameless Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although ...more

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Fargo Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks Fargo (FX, 2014) is an American black comedy–crime drama anthology television series created by Noah Hawley, and inspired by the 1996 film. Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder ...more

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Archer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Archer H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more

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Louie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Louie Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Louie is an American comedy-drama television series on the FX network that began airing in 2010. It is written, directed, edited, and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis ...more

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Better Call Saul Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn Better Call Saul (A&E, 2015) is an American television crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and a spinoff prequel of Breaking Bad. The trials and tribulations of ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more

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Vice Principals is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
aldous42 added Vice Principals Danny McBride, Walton Goggins, Kimberly Hebert Gregory Vice Principals (HBO, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by Danny McBride and Jody Hill. An over protective father (Danny McBride) is obsessed with becoming a principal and ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added American Horror Story Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to ...more

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Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Robot Chicken Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer Robot Chicken (Adult Swim, 2005) is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series created by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich. Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion ...more

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Trailer Park Boys is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Trailer Park Boys John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian mockumentary crime black comedy-drama sitcom television series created and directed by Mike Clattenburg that focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast by HBO, which premiered on October 15, 2000. It has aired 80 episodes over eight seasons, the last ...more

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Review is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Review Andrew Daly, Megan Stevenson, Jessica St. Clair Review is an American mockumentary comedy series starring Andy Daly as professional critic Forrest MacNeil, who provides reviews of real-life experiences. The series was created by Daly, and is ...more

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Baskets is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Baskets Zach Galifianakis, Martha Kelly, Louie Anderson Baskets (FX, 2016) is an American comedy television series co-created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel, who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role ...more

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Animals is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Animals Animals is a television documentary.

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The Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
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Squidbillies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Squidbillies Dana Snyder, Unknown Hinson, Daniel McDevitt Squidbillies is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. An unofficial pilot for the series aired on April 1, 2005; the series later ...more

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Mike Tyson Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Mike Tyson Mysteries Mike Tyson, Norm Macdonald, Rachel Ramras Mike Tyson Mysteries (Adult Swim, 2014) is an American adult animated television series created by Hugh Davidson. Mike Tyson (Mike Tyson), the ghost of the Marquess of Queensberry (Jim Rash), ...more

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Childrens Hospital is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Childrens Hospital Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that parodies the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on ...more

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Togetherness is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Togetherness Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet Togetherness (HBO, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, and Steve Zissis. Two couples living under the same roof struggle to keep their ...more

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Inside Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tish added Inside Amy Schumer Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American sketch comedy television series created by Amy Schumer and Daniel Powell. Each episode is divided into segments of varying length – ...more