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The Best New TV Comedies of the Last Few Years

Updated May 7, 2021 5.3k votes 6.2k voters 194.1k views250 items

List RulesVote up the best television comedies that premiered their first season on or after January 1, 2018.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we gathered the best comedy TV shows since 2017. Our list of the highest rated comedies of the past four years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new comedy series on television. What is the best new comedy on TV? 

Featuring new Netflix comedies, Hulu original comedy shows, animated series, and more, the best recent comedy TV shows include Barry, Russian Doll, Derry Girls, and Cobra Kai. The irreverent comedy Dave is considered to be one of the funniest shows today, while Amazon's Upload is commonly known as the show to watch now.

Vote up the best new comedy TV shows that have premiered recently.

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    Barry

    Bill Hader, Stephen Root
    Barry (HBO, 2018) is an American crime comedy drama series created by Bill Hader and Alec...  more

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    What We Do in the Shadows

    Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry
    What We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014...  more

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    Dead to Me

    Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini
    Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz...  more

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    Derry Girls

    Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan
    Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Erin (Saoirse-Monica...  more
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    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee
    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha...  more

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    Good Girls

    Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman
    Good Girls (NBC, 2017) is an American crime comedy-drama series created by Jenna Bans....  more

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    A.P. Bio

    Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt
    A.P. Bio (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Seth Meyers, Mike...  more

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    Cobra Kai

    Ralph Macchio, William Zabka
    Cobra Kai (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by...  more

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    Upload

    Robbie Amell, Andy Allo
    Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series...  more

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    Mythic Quest

    Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham
    Mythic Quest (Apple TV+, 2020), known as "Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet" for its first season,...  more

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    Living With Yourself

    Paul Rudd, Aisling Bea
    Living With Yourself (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by...  more

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    Disenchantment

    Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon
    Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The...  more

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    Dave

    Lil Dicky, Taylor Misiak
    Dave (FXX, 2020) is an American comedy series created by Lil Dicky and Jeff Schaffer. A...  more

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    Ted Lasso

    Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt
    Ted Lasso (Apple TV+, 2020) is an American sports comedy television series created by Bill...  more

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    The Righteous Gemstones

    Danny McBride, John Goodman
    The Righteous Gemstones (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Danny...  more

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    Resident Alien

    Alan Tudyk, Elizabeth Bowen
    Resident Alien (Syfy, 2021) is an American comedy drama television series adapted by Chris...  more

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    Kidding

    Jim Carrey, Catherine Keener
    Kidding (Showtime, 2018) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Dave...  more
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    Splitting Up Together

    Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson
    Splitting Up Together (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom developed by Emily Kapnek, based on...  more

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    Single Parents

    Taran Killam, Leighton Meester
    Single Parents (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth...  more

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    Miracle Workers

    Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi
    Miracle Workers (TBS, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Simon Rich, and...  more

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    Breeders

    Jayda Eyles, Martin Freeman
    Breeders (FX, 2020) is a comedy television series created by Chris Addison, Simon Blackwell,...  more

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    Final Space

    Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen
    Final Space (TBS, 2018) is an American adult animated science fiction television series...  more

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    Mr. Mayor

    Christian Anaid, Mike Cabellon
    Mr. Mayor (NBC, 2021) is an American comedy series created by Tina Fey. The series shows the...  more

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    Tacoma FD

    Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme
    Tacoma FD (truTV, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Kevin Heffernan and...  more

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    High Fidelity

    Zoë Kravitz, David H. Holmes
    High Fidelity (Hulu, 2020) is an American comedy television series adapted from the novel of...  more

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