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The Best Current Sitcoms 

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List Rules Vote for your favorite TV sitcoms currently airing new episodes.

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 Grace & Frankie. 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 The Goldbergs, 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 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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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
BorkZorkOrc added Terry Crews, Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher

Premiered: 2013

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD ...more

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It's Always Sunny in Phi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

Premiered: 2005

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. A group of five depraved underachievers: twins Dennis Reynolds (Glenn Howerton) and ...more

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

Premiered: 1989

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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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

Premiered: 2013

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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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
JoypeaceZ added Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile

Premiered: 2013

The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg. Adam (Sean Giambrone), a geeky 11-year-old, uses a video camera to document his crazy family throughout ...more

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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
VeryCloseTalking added America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

Premiered: 2015

Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series created by Justin Spitzer. An oddball family of employees at supersized megastore Cloud 9 tackles the day-to-day ...more

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Mom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
TamelaJones added Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Sadie Calvano

Premiered: 2013

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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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Premiered: 1999

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

Premiered: 1997

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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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Paul Summerfield added Young Sheldon Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber

Premiered: 2017

Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series. Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) ...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

Premiered: 2011

Bob's Burgers (FOX, 2011) is an American animated comedy television series created by Loren Bouchard. The series centers on the Belcher family — parents Bob and Linda and their children Tina, ...more

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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi

Premiered: 2014

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Archer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
carlybobarly added H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Premiered: 2009

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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. Level-headed son Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) takes over family affairs after his father is ...more

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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
StephenAlgie added Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston

Premiered: 2015

Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically ...more

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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
acatnamedlola added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

Premiered: 2005

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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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
American Housewife Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly

Premiered: 2016

American Housewife (ABC, 2016) chronicles the daily life of an average wife and mother who tries to stand out among the housewives and their privileged children in her hometown of Westport, ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

Premiered: 2000

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Muppets Now is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Bill Barretta, Matt Vogel, Dave Goelz

Premiered: 2020

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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron

Premiered: 2017

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Younger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
al13n added Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor

Premiered: 2015

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Bob Hearts Abishola is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Maribeth Monroe

Premiered: 2019

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The Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Omar Miller

Premiered: 2019

The Unicorn (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Bill Martin, Mike Schiff, and Grady Cooper. Wade (Walton Goggins), a recently widowed father with two daughters, is ...more

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#blackAF is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Kenya Barris, Rashida Jones

Premiered: 2020

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Kim's Convenience is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang

Premiered: 2016

Kim's Convenience (CBC, 2016) is a Canadian television sitcom developed by Ins Choi and Kevin White, and based on Choi's 2011 play of the same name. The series centers around the Korean Canadian ...more