Comedy The Best New Comedy Shows On TV  

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List Rules Only shows that premiered Season 1 on or after January 1, 2015.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we gathered the best comedy TV shows since 2015. Our list of the highest rated comedies of the past three 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 shows, Hulu originals, animated series, and more, the best recent comedy TV shows include Master of None, Fresh Off the Boat, Atlanta, and Crashing. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is considered to be one of the most bingeworthy shows today, while NBC's The Good Place is commonly known as the show to watch now in 2018.

Vote up the best new comedy TV shows and feel free to add any new comedy series missing from the list. 

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more
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352 214
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
GeorgeBlichar added Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who decides to become a ...more
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653 503
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
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
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845 695
Superstore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash
Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more
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366 249
Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein
Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett, based on Kroll and Goldberg's tweenage years in the New ...more
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739 633
Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira
Santa Clarita Diet (2017) Netflix original comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, ...more
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897 802
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more
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694 577
Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang
Fresh Off the Boat is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie Huang and ...more
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585 477
Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Daniel Levy
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more
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785 707
Master of None is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim
Master of None (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. The personal and professional life of Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old ...more
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476 412
The Orville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Luke Albright added Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes
The Orville (Fox, 2017) is a science fiction comedy-drama series created by Seth MacFarlane. Ed Mercer (MacFarlane) is captain of the U.S.S. Orville (ECV-197), a mid-level exploration starship ...more
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546 508
GLOW is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron
GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), a struggling actress, receives an ...more
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207 159
Barry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
exquisitecorpse added Bill Hader, Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg
Barry (HBO, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Bill Hader and Alec Berg. An ex-marine (Bill Hader) who is working as a low-rent hitman moves to Los Angeles and joins an ...more
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529 528
Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston
Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically ...more
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468 481
Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Gerri Foudy added Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber
Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The series is a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series, following the ...more
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438 458
F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long
F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely ...more
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234 243
Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
scott-marvel added Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski
Life in Pieces (CBS, 2015) is an American sitcom television series created by Justin Adler. The series chronicles the lives of three generations of the Short family as they go about their daily ...more
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347 375
Atypical is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Brigette Lundy-Paine
Atypical (Netflix, 2017) is a coming-of-age dark comedy television series created and written by Robia Rashid. Sam (Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, looks for a ...more
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394 476
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW, 2015) is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna. After bumping into her first love, a New York ...more
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128 139
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
aidanN added Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker
The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. CSI Barry Allen (Grant ...more
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102 118
Happy! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Michele Eigel added Christopher Meloni, Patton Oswalt, Ritchie Coster

Happy! is an American fantasy black comedy crime television series based on the four-issue comic book series of the same name created by writer Grant Morrison and artist Darick Robertson,[1] with Brian Taylor serving as director for five of the eight episodes. The series premiered on Syfy on December 6, 2017,[2] receiving mostly positive reviews. On January 29, 2018, it was announced that Syfy had renewed the series for a second season

Happy! (Syfy, 2017) is an American television crime dramedy series created by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson, based on the comic book series. An alcoholic ex-cop turned hitman (Christopher ...more
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35 19
A.P. Bio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, Lyric Lewis
A.P. Bio (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Seth Meyers, Mike O'Brien and Lorne Michaels. A former philosophy professor (Glenn Howerton) takes a job teaching AP ...more
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337 445
Ballers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington
Ballers (HBO, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Levinson. Former football superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson) tries to find success as a financial ...more
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140 169
Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
J.M. Matthews added Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer
Robot Chicken (Adult Swim, 2005) is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series created by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich. Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion ...more
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Good Girls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Comedy Shows On TV
Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, Retta
Good Girls (NBC, 2017) is an American crime comedy-drama series created by Jenna Bans. Struggling to make ends meet, three suburban housewives (Christina Hendricks, Retta, and Mae Whitman) ...more