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The Best Current Sitcoms  

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The best current TV sitcoms are those funny situational comedy shows that keep us laughing during their current original runs. Mainstays of the network television primetime lineups, these best current sitcoms are among the funniest shows on television today with witty jokes and lovable characters. If you need a good laugh after a long day, these best current TV sitcoms are the cream of the crop.

While popular sitcoms like Friends and Seinfeld may be gone, there are more great new sitcoms than ever before. Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon have broken down barriers by creating some of the best new sitcoms and best comedy shows like Transparent and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Shows like South Park and The Simpsons still produce great new episodes while also being the best adult cartoons ever. 

But there are plenty more where that came from. Other current favorite sitcoms include ABC's Modern Family, NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and many great cable network sitcoms like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Which current television sitcom keeps you and the family in stitches? Vote up your favorite current TV 2019 sitcoms, add any that are missing or re-rank this list of the best current TV sitcoms in your own order, all below!

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen
Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more

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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
voting closed at #2 Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. All three also serve as head ...more

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
BorkZorkOrc added Terry Crews, Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 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 ...more

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
JoypeaceZ added Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal
The Goldbergs is an American television sitcom that premiered on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 on ABC. The series was created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. ...more

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
ZTV24 added Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more

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It's Always Sunny in Phi... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
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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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
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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South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
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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Mom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
TamelaJones added Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Sadie Calvano
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. ...more

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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman
Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, ...more

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer
Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
any89 added Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang
Fresh Off the Boat is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie Huang and ...more

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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current 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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Archer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
carlybobarly added 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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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
VeryCloseTalking added America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash
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 ...more

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Silicon Valley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
jdwilli09 added Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener
Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley. The ...more

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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
acatnamedlola added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker
American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox. American Dad! is the first ...more

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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi
Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of ...more

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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Paul Summerfield added Young Sheldon Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber
Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The series is a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series, following the ...more

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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Chris Francis added Schitt's Creek Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy
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Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
voting closed at #22 emaw2008 added James Brolin, Dianne Wiest, Colin Hanks
Life in Pieces (CBS, 2015) is an American sitcom television series created by Justin Adler. The series chronicles the lives of three generations of the Short family as they go about their daily ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
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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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Lars Van Der Veeke added Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber
Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom and sequel to the 1987–1995 television series Full House. It centers around D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), a veterinarian ...more

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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
StephenAlgie added Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston
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