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The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series 

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Updated November 5, 2019 1.2k votes 136 voters 1.2k views

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

Premiered: 1985

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 180

Network: NBC, Lifetime Television

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom

Year Won: 2014 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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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Premiered: 1982

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 273

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

Premiered: 1967

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 278

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy, Variety show, Sketch, Comedy

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

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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

Premiered: 1972

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 251

Network: CBS

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

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

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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan

Premiered: 2006

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 138

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Satire, Comedy

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

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 14

Network: British Broadcasting Corporation

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Satire, Drama, Comedy

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

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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston

Premiered: 1996

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 139

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy, Science Fiction

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) 9 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

Premiered: 1993

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 264

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Farce, Comedy

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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Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards

Premiered: 1989

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 180

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

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Taxi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito

Premiered: 1978

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 114

Network: American Broadcasting Company, NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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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Barney Miller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Hal Linden, Abe Vigoda, Steve Landesberg

Premiered: 1975

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 168

Network: American Broadcasting Company

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

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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

Premiered: 1998

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 94

Network: HBO

Genres (Tv): Romance Film, Black comedy, Blue comedy, Sitcom, Romantic comedy, + more

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

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 70

Network: HBO

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

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The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern

Premiered: 1988

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 115

Network: American Broadcasting Company

Genres (Tv): Drama, Comedy-drama, Comedy

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

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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf

Premiered: 1988

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 222

Network: American Broadcasting Company

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

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Glee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 88

Network: Fox Broadcasting Company

Genres (Tv): Teen drama, Drama, Musical, Comedy-drama, Comedy

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

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 244

Network: ABC

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

Year Won: 2012 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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Mad About You is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, John Pankow

Premiered: 1992

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 164

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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.

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I Spy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Kenneth Tobey

Premiered: 1965

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 82

Network: NBC

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

I Spy is an American television secret-agent adventure series. It ran for three seasons on NBC from 1965 to 1968 and teamed Robert Culp as international tennis player Kelly Robinson with Bill ...more
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Murphy Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli

Premiered: 1988

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 260

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maise... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein

Premiered: 2017

Number of Seasons: 3

Network: Amazon Video

Genres (Tv): Comedy-Drama, Period drama

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who ...more

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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

Premiered: 1971

Number of Seasons: 9

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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

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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield

Premiered: 2016

Network: FX

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

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

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The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Golden Globe Winning Comedy Series
Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Nancy Travis

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Year won: 2019

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