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The Best IFC TV Shows

Updated January 6, 2021 328 votes 79 voters 7.5k views42 items
List of popular IFC shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top IFC TV series, both current and cancelled shows, includes the date when each first aired as well as lists of the casts of actors. The best IFC (Independent Film Channel) TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Independent Film Channel, as this list covers the entire history of the network. The Business and Split Screen are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list This list is sorted alphabetically by the title of every original Independent Film Channel show ever, and you can sort by any column, even year of release for a list of old Independent Film Channel shows or even unaired Independent Film Channel series. Television fans in different locations grew up with Independent Film Channel on different channels, but most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Independent Film Channel TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Independent Film Channel television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Independent Film Channel network, even ones that have had their time or have been cancelled. You can use this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to.
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    Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen
    25
    6

    PremieredJanuary 21, 2011

    GenresComedy

    Portlandia (IFC, 2011) is a sketch comedy television series created by Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and Jonathan Krisel. Armisen and Brownstein star as various characters in sketches parodying...  more

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    Trevor Moore, Sam Brown
    19
    9

    PremieredMarch 18, 2007

    GenresComedy

    The Whitest Kids U' Know (IFC, 2007) is an American sketch comedy show created by the comedy troupe. Featuring members Sam Brown, Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Darren Trumeter, and Timmy Williams, the...  more
  • 3
    John Cleese, Terry Jones
    21
    12

    PremieredOctober 5, 1969

    GenresComedy

    Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series commissioned by David Attenborough, created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were...  more

    #69 of 288 The Best BBC One Shows#44 of 206 The TV Shows With The Best Writing#80 of 401 The Best TV Shows to Rewatch

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    John C. McGinley, Janet Varney
    9
    0

    PremieredOctober 31, 2016

    GenresComedy, Horror

    Stan Against Evil (IFC, 2016) is an American comedy horror television series created by Dana Gould. Stan Miller (John C. McGinley), the former sheriff, teams up with Evie Barrett (Janet Varney), the...  more

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    Weird Al Yankovic, Kid Cudi
    10
    2

    PremieredJune 8, 2012

    GenresComedy

    Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC, 2012) is a television comedy series created and hosted by Scott Aukerman, and a spinoff of his podcast. Parodying late-night talk shows, the series features celebrity guests,...  more
  • 6

    Premiered2008

    GenresDocumentary

    The IFC Media Project is an American television series, which airs on the Independent Film Channel in the United States. The show is a documentary series which examines America's news media and seeks...  more
  • 7
    Willem Dafoe, Matt Dillon
    8
    4

    Premiered1991

    GenresSports, Fishing television series, Television comedy, Sports film, Travel documentary

    Fishing with John is a 1991 television series conceived, directed by and starring actor and musician John Lurie, which earned a cult following. On the surface, the series resembles a standard travel...  more

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    Judd Hirsch, Nora Zehetner
    6
    3

    PremieredMay 3, 2013

    GenresComedy

    Maron is an American comedy television series created by and starring Marc Maron. The series premiered on the American cable television network IFC on May 3, 2013. Maron, Denis Leary, Jim Serpico,...  more
  • 9
    Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Coolidge
    6
    3

    Premiered2005

    GenresComedy

    Hopeless Pictures is an American animated comedy series starring the voice of Friends actress Lisa Kudrow, Seinfeld guest actor Bob Balaban, and produced and broadcast by the IFC. The cartoon follows...  more
  • 10

    PremieredOctober 1, 2010

    GenresComedy

    The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret is a British-American black comedy mini-series starring David Cross, Sharon Horgan, Blake Harrison, Will Arnett, and Spike Jonze. The series is...  more
  • 11
    Julianna Margulies, Dylan McDermott
    6
    3

    Premiered2004

    GenresMiniseries, Espionage, Drama, Thriller, Action

    The Grid is a 2004 television miniseries co-produced by the BBC, Fox TV Studios and Carnival Films. It starred Dylan McDermott and Julianna Margulies. It aired on TNT in the US and on BBC Two in the...  more
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    Kathleen Robertson, Karen Cliche
    6
    4

    Premiered2006

    GenresSitcom, Comedy

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    Richard Ayoade, Chris O'Dowd
    7
    5

    PremieredFebruary 3, 2006

    GenresComedy, Comedy

    The IT Crowd (Channel 4, 2006) is a British sitcom created by Graham Linehan. In the basement office of a corporation, the three staff members of its IT (Richard Ayoade, Chris O'Dowd, and Katherine...  more

    #139 of 302 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History#229 of 321 The Best TV Shows Of The Past 20 Years#5 of 106 The Best British Sitcoms of All Time, Ranked

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    Ralph Brown, Mackenzie Crook
    5
    3

    Premiered2006

    GenresAnimation, Animated cartoon, Comedy, Animated series

    Modern Toss is a partly animated British comedy programme based on characters from Modern Toss, the creation of British comedy writers and cartoonists Jon Link and Mick Bunnage. Renowned for their...  more
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    Laura Kightlinger, Nicholle Tom
    5
    3

    Premiered2006

    GenresSitcom, Comedy

    The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman is an American comedy television series from World of Wonder Productions, co-written, executive produced by and starring Laura Kightlinger. The series...  more
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    Thu Tran, Peter Van Hyning
    5
    3

    Premiered2009

    GenresComedy

    Food Party is an American television series that airs on the Independent Film Channel in the United States. The show is a pseudo-reality cooking show filmed on an elaborate, technicolored cardboard...  more
  • 17
    Misti Traya, Gina Hecht
    4
    3

    Premiered2007

    GenresComedy

    Getting Away with Murder is an American television and web series, which airs on the IFC in the United States. Seth Silver, a 25-year-old hit man, is trying to make it in the world as a successful,...  more
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    Premiered2004

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    Chris Kattan, Neha Dhupia
    5
    7

    Premiered2009

    GenresMiniseries, Comedy

    Bollywood Hero is an American television miniseries which aired on the IFC in three parts on August 6–8, 2009. The miniseries was shot in Mumbai and Los Angeles. The show is a musical miniseries...  more
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    Gilbert Gottfried, Dave Navarro
    5
    8

    Premiered2008

    GenresComedy

    Z Rock is an American television series, which airs on the IFC in the United States. The show is a semi-scripted comedy and is based on the double life of a Brooklyn band, ZO2. By night, they are a...  more
  • 21
    Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill
    4
    0

    Premiered2016

    GenresSketch comedy

    Baroness von Sketch Show (CBC, 2016) is a Canadian television sketch comedy series. Starring Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, and Jennifer Whalen, the show features sketches tackling...  more

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    Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau filmography
    3
    0

    Premiered2001

    GenresTalk show

    Dinner for Five is a television program in which actor/filmmaker Jon Favreau and a revolving guest list of celebrities eat, drink and talk about life on and off the set and swap stories about...  more
  • 23
    3
    0

    Premiered2008

    GenresDocumentary

    Henry Rollins: Uncut is an American television series, which airs on the IFC in the United States. The special event series follows musician, author, and spoken-word artist Henry Rollins as he...  more
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    Young American Bodies is an American web series, which originally premiered on Nerve.com and currently airs on IFC and at IFC.com in the United States. Each short episode looks into the intersecting...  more
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    Split Screen was a television series that originally aired from 1997 to 2001 on IFC. The series focused on independent filmmaking in America and was hosted by John Pierson. Split Screen featured...  more
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