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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 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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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

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: FOX

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 ...more

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 244

Network: ABC

Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco Bobadilla. The series follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los ...more

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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
voting closed at #2 Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco

Premiered: 2007

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 135

Network: CBS

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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It's Always Sunny in Phi... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 94

Network: FXX

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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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 3

Network: Adult Swim, Cartoon Network

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 Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

Premiered: 1989

Number of Seasons: 31

Network: Fox

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) 7 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
JoypeaceZ added Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: ABC

The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. The show is produced by Goldberg, Seth Gordon, and Doug ...more

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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
VeryCloseTalking added America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 91

Network: NBC

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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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
any89 added Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 114

Network: ABC

Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) 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 ...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

Premiered: 2013

Network: CBS

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) 11 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 18

Network: Fox

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) 12 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

Premiered: 1997

Number of Seasons: 16

Network: Comedy Central

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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Silicon Valley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
jdwilli09 added Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 8

Network: HBO

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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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Chris Francis added Schitt's Creek Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 13

Network: CBC, POP

Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more

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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Paul Summerfield added Young Sheldon Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber

Premiered: 2017

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 61

Network: CBS

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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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 10

Number of Episodes: 183

Network: Fox Broadcasting Company

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) 17 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 132

Network: American Broadcasting Company

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) 18 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
carlybobarly added H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 23

Network: FXX

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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Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
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Premiered: 2015

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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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
AndreasMrpaj added Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin
(CBS, 2016) When his wife goes back to work, a suburban Pittsburgh father learns stay-at-home parenting is harder than he thought.

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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
acatnamedlola added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 137

Network: Fox Broadcasting Company

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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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
StephenAlgie added Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 78

Network: Netflix

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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 68

Network: Fox

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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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 24 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) 25 on the list The Best Current Sitcoms
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 70

Network: HBO

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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