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The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows

Updated January 7, 2021 1.0k votes 389 voters 12.2k views42 items

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

These are the best current dark comedy TV shows, 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? It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia has been spinning unethical behavior and trauma into comedy gold since 2005. Not only is it the longest-running live-action comedy series, but this great dark comedy show has also turned its main cast - Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson, and Danny DeVito - into some of the most terrible and terribly relatable characters on TV. Curb Your Enthusiasm is another good dark comedy series currently airing on television and one of the best dark comedies of the decade.

Dark comedy and crimes seem to go hand in hand, with series like Fargo and Better Call Saul getting tangled in grimly hilarious mystery. Other good shows that appear on this list of the top current dark comedy TV shows list include Barry, Dead To Me, and The Boys.

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 Philadelphia

    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

    Premiered2005

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    Fargo

    Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman

    Premiered2014

    Fargo (FX, 2014) is an American black comedy drama anthology television series created by Noah...  more

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    Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks

    Premiered2015

    Better Call Saul (AMC, 2015) is an American television drama series created by Vince Gilligan...  more

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    Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy

    Premiered2011

    Shameless (Showtime, 2011) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by John...  more

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  • Barry5
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    Bill Hader, Stephen Root

    Premiered2018

    Barry (HBO, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Bill Hader and Alec Berg....  more

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  • Curb Your Enthusiasm6
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    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    Larry David, Cheryl Hines

    Premiered2000

    Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast...  more

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  • Trailer Park Boys7
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    Trailer Park Boys

    John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells

    Premiered2001

    Trailer Park Boys (Showcase, 2001) is a Canadian mockumentary black comedy-drama sitcom...  more

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  • What We Do in the Shadows8
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    What We Do in the Shadows

    Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry

    Premiered2019

    What We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014...  more
  • American Horror Story9
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    American Horror Story

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

    American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by...  more

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  • Killing Eve10
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    Killing Eve

    Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer

    Premiered2018

    Killing Eve (BBC America, 2018) is a British drama television series developed by Phoebe...  more

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  • Dead to Me11
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    Dead to Me

    Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini

    Premiered2019

    Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz...  more

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  • The Boys12
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    The Boys

    Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue

    Premiered2019

    The Boys (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series created by...  more

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    Corporate

    Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman

    Premiered2018

    Corporate (Comedy Central, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Pat...  more
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    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Premiered2019

    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha...  more

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  • Year of the Rabbit15
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    Year of the Rabbit

    Matt Berry, Freddie Fox

    Premiered2019

    Year of the Rabbit (IFC, 2020) is a British comedy television series created by Kevin Cecil...  more
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    Upload

    Robbie Amell, Andy Allo

    Premiered2020

    Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series...  more

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  • Doom Patrol17
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    Doom Patrol

    April Bowlby, Diane Guerrero

    Premiered2019

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  • After Life18
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    After Life

    Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton

    Premiered2019

    After Life (Netflix, 2019) is a British dark comedy television series, created by Ricky...  more

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  • Search Party19
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    Alia Shawkat, John Early

    Premiered2016

    Search Party (TBS, 2016) is an American dark comedy television series created by Sarah-Violet...  more

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    A Black Lady Sketch Show

    Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black

    Premiered2019

    A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO, 2019) is an American sketch comedy show created by Robin Thede....  more

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    Lamorne Morris, T. Murph

    Premiered2020

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    Nick Frost, Hiten Patel

    Premiered2020

    Truth Seekers (Amazon Video, 2020) is a British paranormal comedy television series. It...  more

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  • Dead Still23
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    Michael Smiley, Jimmy Smallhorne

    Premiered2020

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    Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong

    Premiered2018

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    Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins

    Premiered2020

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