At the intersection of two very clearly defined genres, new comedy-drama series exist comfortably between to worlds. A good comedy-drama does not skimp on the feels but you'll laugh as much as you cringe and cry. There's something deeply relatable about dramedy shows, and the best recent comedy-drama shows are often painfully, hilariously too real. This list of the newest and most popular comedy-drama shows of the past few years is ranked from best to worst thanks to your votes. What are the best new comedy-drama TV shows?
Featuring new HBO Max comedy-dramas, Netflix dramedy shows, dark comedies, and more, the comedy-drama might be one of the most popular genres of the past few years. New comedy-dramas range from finding friendships and meaning in adulthood like Dead to Me, Somebody Somewhere, and Ted Lasso to sneakily subversive stories that have fun while they play with genre, like Russian Doll and Why Women Kill. Speaking of playing with genre, none does it more thoroughly than WandaVision, which ticks off television genres like a shopping list - all while perfectly balancing the comedy and the drama. Other dramedy series are simple, sweet and straightforward, while also packing an emotional punch, such as After Life and Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist.
Vote up the best new comedy-drama TV shows that have premiered recently and see where your favorite recent comedy-drama shows have ranked.
- Premiered: August 14, 2020
Premiered: August 14, 2020An American football coach is hired to manage a British soccer team.
- Premiered: August 31, 2021
Premiered: August 31, 2021Three strangers share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.
Living suburban lives, Wanda and Vision begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.
- Premiered: January 15, 2021
- Premiered: August 9, 2021
Premiered: August 9, 2021Four teenagers, living in a Native American housing project in Oklahoma, commit and fight crime.
A whip-smart computer coder suddenly hears people's innermost thoughts through popular songs.
- Premiered: January 7, 2020
A strong friendship blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret.
- Premiered: May 3, 2019
A dark mentorship forms between a legendary Las Vegas comic and a 25-year-old comedy writer.
- Premiered: May 13, 2021
- Premiered: March 8, 2019
Premiered: March 8, 2019After his wife dies, Tony decides to live long enough to punish the world by doing what he likes.
- Premiered: July 11, 2021
Premiered: July 11, 2021The exploits of various guests and employees at a tropical resort over the span of a week.
- Premiered: January 16, 2022
Premiered: January 16, 2022Sam, a true Kansan on the surface, struggles to fit her hometown's mold.
- Premiered: February 1, 2019
Premiered: February 1, 2019A woman gets caught in a mysterious loop, repeatedly attending the same party and dying at the end.
Four aspiring artists and friends -- Katy, Josie, Jorge and Pepper -- take on New York.
- Premiered: February 6, 2020
Three women living in three different decades must each deal with infidelity in their marriages.
- Premiered: August 15, 2019
Bombardier Yossarian is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him.
- Premiered: May 17, 2019
Four roommates navigate their new freedom on the prestigious campus of Essex College.
- Premiered: November 18, 2021
A blind woman tries to figure out what happened to her friend.
- Premiered: April 4, 2019
An inside look at the modern workplace through the lens of the people who help America wake up.
- Premiered: November 1, 2019
A divorced woman adopts a sexy new persona and opens her world to erotic possibilities.
- Premiered: October 27, 2019
Working through timeless moral questions and exploring pressing topics.
- Premiered: September 16, 2021
This Way Up (Channel 4, 2019) is a British comedy-drama television series created by Aisling Bea. After suffering from a nervous breakdown, a young, single Irish Catholic teacher (Bea) tries to piece ...more
- Premiered: 2019
A woman discovers aerobics, sparking a journey toward empowerment and success.
- Premiered: June 18, 2021
A temperamental basketball coach takes a job at an elite all-girls private high school.
- Premiered: April 16, 2021
- Premiered: January 16, 2020
Premiered: January 16, 2020A neurotic 20-something navigates difficult moments with his siblings.
The days and nights of fifth-grade teacher Josh Corman.
- Premiered: August 6, 2021
Teenage Ginny and her family yearn to put down roots in a New England town after years on the run.
- Premiered: February 24, 2021