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The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series

Updated November 5, 2019 2.3k votes 138 voters 1.3k views

List RulesAll TV series that have won a Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical award at the Golden Globes.

Every year, the Hollywood Foreign Press recognizes the best of the best in movies and television at the Golden Globe Awards Show. This list of the best Golden Globe winning comedy series has been ranked from best to worst by film and TV fans like you. Featuring all TV shows that have won the Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical award, this list includes classic TV shows, great current comedies, and many of the best TV series of all time.

The Golden Globes have been held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA since 1961, though the very first Golden Globe awards were presented back in 1944. The Globes are unique, in that they honor not just accomplishments in film or television, but both. The awards show broadcast brings together movie stars and TV actors, all on one night.

The show has featured memorable hosts like Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey, both of whom have shows that won for Best Comedy and are listed here, along with many other classic sitcoms and hilarious comedy series.

What are the all time best Golden Globe comedy show winners? Cast your votes for the greatest, good comedy series below, including the likes of Cheers, Frasier, Seinfeld, The Cosby Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Sex and the City, Ugly Betty, and The Wonder Years.
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  • 1
    M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    M*A*S*H

    Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers

    Premiered1972

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Medical drama, Sitcom, Satire, Military

    Year Won: 1982
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  • 2
    The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    The Golden Girls

    Bea Arthur, Betty White

    Premiered1985

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Years Won: 1986, 1987, 1988
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    Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    Larry David, Cheryl Hines

    Premiered2000

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Year Won: 2003
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  • 4
    Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Sex and the City

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall

    Premiered1998

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    Years Won: 2000, 2001, 2002
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  • 5
    3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    3rd Rock from the Sun

    John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

    Premiered1996

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy, Science Fiction

    Year Won: 1997
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    Frasier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Frasier

    Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves

    Premiered1993

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Year Won: 1995
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    Barney Miller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Barney Miller

    Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda

    Premiered1975

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Years Won: 1976, 1977
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  • 8
    Taxi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Taxi

    Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway

    Premiered1978

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Years Won: 1979, 1980, 1981
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  • 9
    Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Roseanne

    Roseanne Barr, John Goodman

    Premiered1988

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Year Won: 1993
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    The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    The Wonder Years

    Fred Savage, Dan Lauria

    Premiered1988

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Comedy-drama, Comedy

    Year Won: 1989
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  • 11
    Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Atlanta

    Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

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    Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Modern Family

    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara

    Premiered2009

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Mockumentary, Family, Comedy, Family Film

    Year Won: 2012
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    Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Rhoda

    Valerie Harper, Julie Kavner

    Premiered1974

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Year Won: 1975
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    Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Seinfeld

    Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Premiered1989

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Year Won: 1994
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    Mad About You is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Mad About You

    Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt

    Premiered1992

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Year Won: 1995
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  • 16
    Murphy Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Murphy Brown

    Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud

    Premiered1988

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Year Won: 1990
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  • 17
    All in the Family is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    All in the Family

    Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton

    Premiered1971

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Years Won: 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978
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  • 18
    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    Robert Vaughn, David McCallum

    Premiered1964

    Genres (Tv)Espionage, Spy-fi, Action/Adventure, Adventure film, Comedy

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    Desperate Housewives is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Desperate Housewives

    Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman

    Premiered2004

    Genres (Tv)Soap opera, Mystery, Comedy-drama

    Years Won: 2005, 2006
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  • 20
    I Spy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    I Spy

    Robert Culp, Bill Cosby

    Premiered1965

    Genres (Tv)Espionage, Action/Adventure, Spy film, Adventure film, Action

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    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-Drama, Period drama

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  • 22
    Ally McBeal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Ally McBeal

    Calista Flockhart, Greg Germann

    Premiered1997

    Genres (Tv)Romance TV, Drama, Comedy-drama, Comedy, Legal drama

    Years Won: 1998, 1999
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  • 23
    Transparent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    Transparent

    Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Comedy

    Year won: 2015
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  • 24
    The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    The Kominsky Method

    Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Year won: 2019

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    The Cosby Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
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    The Cosby Show

    Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad

    Premiered1984

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Year Won: 1985
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