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The Best Current NBC Comedy Shows 

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Updated February 7, 2020 1.7k votes 416 voters 12.2k views 12 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite NBC comedies that are currently airing new episodes

These are the best current NBC comedy shows of 2016-2017, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some good current NBC comedies find humor in the ups and downs of human relationships, while others derive laughs from the instantly relatable goings on of the American workplace. All of the funniest NBC comedy shows feature memorable characters guaranteed to make viewers smile. It's a guarantee.

What shows will you find on this best current NBC comedy shows list? The Carmichael Show, loosely based on the life and comedy of Jerrod Carmichael, became a breakout hit for NBC in 2015. Fellow comedians David Alan Grier and Lil Rel Howery also star in this NBC sitcom. Truth Be Told is another good show currently airing on NBC.

Undateable highlighted its cast's versatility when it adapted a completely live format in its third season. Other great series featured on this top current NBC comedy shows list include Last Comic Standing, Superstore and Telenovela.

Which current NBC comedies are your favorites? Give the best shows a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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The Tonight Show Starrin... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBC Comedy Shows
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014 and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television. It is the seventh incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by former Daily Show executive producer Josh Lieb and executively produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City. The program airs weeknights at 11:34 p.m. ET/PT. The show opens with Fallon's topical monologue, then ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 1

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Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBC Comedy Shows
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Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest and features performances by a musical guest. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!," beginning the show proper. In 1980, Michaels left the ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

Premiered: 1975

Number of Seasons: 38

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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBC Comedy Shows
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Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast stars America Ferrera and Ben Feldman and features Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos, Nichole Bloom and Mark McKinney. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos, + more

Premiered: 2015

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBC Comedy Shows
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, NBC 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher). ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, + more

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

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