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The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series  

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List Rules All 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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The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan
Years Won: 1986, 1987, 1988 The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and ...more
2
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Year Won: 2014 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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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger
Year Won: 1991 Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for eleven seasons between 1982 and 1993. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for ...more
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The Carol Burnett Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman
Years Won: 1971 The Carol Burnett Show is an American variety/sketch comedy television show starring Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner. It originally ran on CBS from September 11, ...more
5
M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi
Year Won: 1982 M*A*S*H is an American television series developed by Larry Gelbart, adapted from the 1970 feature film MASH. The series, which was produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ...more
6
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield
Atlanta (FX, 2016) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Donald Glover. College dropout Earn (Donald Glover) navigates through life with his ex-girlfriend (Zazie Beetz), his ...more
7
Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin
Year Won: 2003 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
8
30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan
Year Won: 2009 30 Rock is an American satirical television sitcom that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's ...more
9
Barney Miller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg
Years Won: 1976, 1977 Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City Police Department police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, ...more
10
Taxi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito
Years Won: 1979, 1980, 1981 Taxi is an American sitcom that originally aired from 1978 to 1982 on ABC and from 1982 to 1983 on NBC. The series—which won 18 Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Comedy Series—focuses ...more
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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston
Year Won: 1997 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very ...more
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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce
Year Won: 1995 Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David ...more
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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis
Years Won: 2000, 2001, 2002 This show is an American television romantic sitcom created by Darren Star and produced by HBO. Broadcast from 1998 until 2004, the original run of the show had a total of 94 episodes. ...more
14
The Office is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook
Year Won: 2004 The Office is a mockumentary that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is ...more
15
Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards
Year Won: 1994 Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally ran for nine seasons on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as ...more
16
The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern
Year Won: 1989 The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's ...more
17
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an American television series broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1964, to January 15, 1968. It follows secret agents, played by Robert Vaughn and David McCallum, who ...more
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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf
Year Won: 1993 Roseanne is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from October 18, 1988, to May 20, 1997. Starring Roseanne Barr, the show revolved around the Conners, an Illinois working-class family. ...more
19
Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen
Year Won: 2012 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
20
Rhoda is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Valerie Harper, Julie Kavner, Lorenzo Music
Year Won: 1975 Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired a total of 109 half-hour episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a spin-off of The Mary Tyler ...more
21
Mad About You is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, John Pankow
Year Won: 1995 Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992, to May 24, 1999. The show starred Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City.
22
Murphy Brown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli
Year Won: 1990 Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy ...more
23
All in the Family is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner
Years Won: 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978 All in the Family is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network from January 12, 1971, to April 8, 1979. In September 1979, a new show, Archie Bunker's Place, ...more
24
Glee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison
Years Won: 2010, 2011 Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015. It focuses on the fictitious William McKinley ...more
25
Transparent is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor, Amy Landecker, Judith Light
Year won: 2015 Transparent is an American comedy-drama television series produced by Picrow for Amazon Studios that debuted on February 6, 2014. The series was created and directed by Jill Soloway. The story ...more