Sitcoms The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star  

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This list contains information about sitcoms named after the star, loosely ranked by user votes. The best sitcoms named after the star come in many forms. Some TV series named after an actor are based on the star's real life while other good sitcoms named for the star are based on his/her comedy. Some hilarious sitcoms named after the star are among the best to ever air on television.

What series will you find on the top sitcoms named after the star list? Seinfeld has to be at the top. The show's star, Jerry Seinfeld and his comedian friend, Larry David, created this show about nothing back in 1989. The sitcom is often cited as a groundbreaking comedy series. Louie, created by Louis C. K., is another great sitcom named for an actor.

Roseanne Barr mined her own life for comedy gold when creating her eponymous sitcom, Roseanne. Other great shows named after the star featured on this list include I Love Lucy, Everybody Loves Raymond, and The Jim Gaffigan Show.

Do you have a favorite TV series named after an actor? Give the best shows a thumbs up and share some of your top episodes in the comments section.

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I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance I Love Lucy is an American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. The black-and-white series originally ran from October 15, 1951, to May 6, ...more

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Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards 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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The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960 to April 1, 1968. The show, a semi-spin-off from an episode of The Danny Thomas Show, starred Andy ...more

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The Dick Van Dyke Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961, until June 1, 1966. The show was created by Carl Reiner and starred Dick Van Dyke, Rose ...more

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977. The program was a television breakthrough, with the ...more

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The Bob Newhart Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Bill Daily The Bob Newhart Show is an American situation comedy produced by MTM Enterprises, which aired 142 half-hour episodes on CBS from September 16, 1972, to April 1, 1978. Comedian Bob Newhart ...more

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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf 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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The Drew Carey Show is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Ryan Stiles The Drew Carey Show is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from 1995 to 2004. The show was set in Cleveland, Ohio, and revolved around the retail office and home life of "everyman" ...more

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The Cosby Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, ...more

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Everybody Loves Raymond is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts, Peter Boyle, Brad Garrett, and Monica Horan. It originally ran on CBS from September ...more

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According to Jim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
James Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Larry Joe Campbell According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2,

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Reba is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Reba McEntire, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Steve Howey Reba is an American sitcom starring Reba McEntire, which ran from 2001 to 2007. For the show's first five seasons, it aired on The WB, and crossed over to The CW for its final season. It is one ...more

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The Bernie Mac Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Bernie Mac, Kellita Smith, Jeremy Suarez The Bernie Mac Show is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001 to April 14, 2006. The series featured comic actor Bernie Mac and his wife Wanda raising his ...more

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Newhart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston Newhart is an American television situation comedy which aired on the CBS network from October 25, 1982, to May 21, 1990. The series starred comedian Bob Newhart and actress Mary Frann as an ...more

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Ellen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Ellen DeGeneres, David Anthony Higgins, Joely Fisher Ellen este un serial american de comedie care a emis pentru prima data pe 29 Martie 1994 la televiziunea ABC.

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Louie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker Louie is an American comedy-drama television series on the FX network that began airing in 2010. It is written, directed, edited, and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis ...more

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Everybody Hates Chris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond Everybody Hates Chris is an American sitcom based on the teenage experiences of African American comedian Chris Rock. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock himself was a teenager from ...more

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The Jeff Foxworthy Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Jeff Foxworthy, Haley Joel Osment, Ann Cusack The Jeff Foxworthy Show is the name of two short-lived television series starring comedian Jeff Foxworthy and based on Foxworthy's stand-up comedy routine. The show aired from September 12, 1995 ...more

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Nathan For You is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
AnissaMae13 added Nathan Fielder, William Heath, Anthony Filosa Nathan for You (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American docu-reality comedy television series created by Nathan Fielder and Michael Koman. Business school graduate and consultant Nathan Fielder ...more

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The John Forsythe Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
The John Forsythe Show Ann B. Davis, Peggy Lipton, Elsa Lanchester The John Forsythe Show began as a situation comedy in the fall of 1965 on NBC, but at mid-season it switched to a spy show. In the first phase of the series, John Forsythe appeared as United ...more

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George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Sandra Bullock, George Lopez, Constance Marie George Lopez, also known as The George Lopez Show, is an American television sitcom created by comedian George Lopez, Bruce Helford and Robert Borden, which originally aired on ABC from March ...more

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The Patty Duke Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Patty Duke, Jean Byron, William Schallert The Patty Duke Show is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from September 18, 1963 to April 27, 1966, with reruns airing through August 31. The show was created as a vehicle for rising star Patty ...more

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The Jamie Foxx Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Jamie Foxx, Garrett Morris, Garcelle Beauvais The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, ...more

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Cybill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Cybill Shepherd, Christine Baranski, Alicia Witt Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill ...more

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The Jim Gaffigan Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Jim Gaffigan, Ashley Williams, Michael Ian Black

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Lucky Louie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon, Mike Hagerty Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K. ...more

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The John Larroquette Show is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
John Larroquette, Liz Torres, Daryl Mitchell The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette ...more

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The Bill Engvall Show is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Jennifer Lawrence, Nancy Travis, Tim Meadows The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. ...more

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The Donna Reed Show is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Donna Reed, Paul Petersen, Carl Betz The Donna Reed Show is an American situation comedy starring Donna Reed as the middle-class housewife Donna Stone. Carl Betz co-stars as her pediatrician husband Dr. Alex Stone, and Shelley ...more

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The Danny Thomas Show is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Annette Funicello, Danny Thomas, Pat Carroll The Danny Thomas Show is an American sitcom which ran from 1953 to 1957 on ABC and from 1957 to 1964 on CBS. A revival series known as Make Room for Granddaddy aired on ABC from 1970 to 1971. ...more

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Whitney is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Whitney Cummings, Chris D'Elia, Rhea Seehorn Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011, to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney ...more

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The Bonnie Hunt Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Alice Hunt The Bonnie Hunt Show is an American syndicated talk show hosted by Bonnie Hunt. It premiered on September 8, 2008. The show's second and final season premiered on September 8, 2009. It was ...more

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Dr. Katz, Professional Therapi... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Jonathan Katz, H. Jon Benjamin, Laura Silverman Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist is an American animated series that originally ran on Comedy Central from May 28, 1995 to December 24, 1999, with a final set of three shelved episodes airing in ...more

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The Mindy Project is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz The Mindy Project is an American romantic comedy television series that premiered on Fox on September 25, 2012, and airs on Tuesday nights. The series, created by Mindy Kaling, is co-produced by ...more

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That's So Raven is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Raven-Symoné, Orlando Brown, Anneliese van der Pol That's So Raven is an American supernatural teen sitcom television series. It debuted on the Disney Channel on January 17, 2003, and ended its run on November 10, 2007. The show spawned Disney ...more

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The Carmichael Show is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Jerrod Carmichael, Loretta Devine, David Alan Grier

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Maron is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star
Marc Maron, Josh Brener, Dave Anthony 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 ...more