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The Funniest Recent Shows That Have A Laugh Track 

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Updated May 6, 2020 1.6k votes 434 voters 15.7k views 11 items

List Rules Current and recently premiered shows that use a laugh track only. Vote up the programs that are actually funny.

While laugh tracks aren't necessarily fashionable anymore, some of the funniest current TV shows still employ a laugh track that doesn't take away from the program. The best modern shows with laugh tracks come in many forms. Some funny TV shows with laugh tracks are on streaming services while other good comedies with a laugh track air on network television. Some shows claim that they exclusively use laughter from a live studio audience, but many suspect the aid of canned laughter.

What shows will you find on this top laugh track TV series list? Fuller House, which airs on Netflix, adds to the Tanner family fun with a laugh track in each episode. Other good recent shows that use a laugh track include The Ranch and Man with a Plan and Mom.

So, do you have a favorite comedy that uses a laugh track? Give the best sitcoms a thumbs up, and please add any good shows we may have missed.

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Mom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Recent Shows That Have A Laugh Track
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Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney and was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, as well as Gemma Baker. On March 12, 2015, CBS renewed the series for a third season. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Recent Shows That Have A Laugh Track
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Will & Grace is an American sitcom, based on the relationship between Will Truman and Grace Adler, and is set in New York City. It was broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1998 to May 18, 2006, for a total of eight seasons. Will & Grace, during its original run, was the most successful television series with gay principal characters. It remains popular in syndication. Despite initial criticism for its particular portrayal of homosexual characters, it went on to become a staple of NBC's Must See TV Thursday night lineup and was met with continued critical acclaim. It was ensconced in the Nielsen top 20 for half of its network run. The show was the highest-rated sitcom among adults 18–49, from ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally

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