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The Best TBS Original Shows 

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Updated June 23, 2020 3.1k votes 412 voters 26k views 64 items

List Rules TV shows that were created by and originally aired on the TBS network. Vote up the best TBS shows.

TBS is a popular cable and satellite television station owned by Time Warner, a division of the Turner Broadcasting System. TBS is famous for broadcasting reruns of television classics but they have recently produced a number of original series as well. What are the best TBS original shows?

TBS has recently put a variety of programs on the air which have quickly earned a steady fan base and also brought in some major awards. Most notably, the network offered late night host Conan O'Brien a home for his show after he was pushed out by NBC. TBS also has some great original comedies.

This list features the best TBS original series, ranked by the community as the best, including, Conan, Men at Work, King of the Nerds, and Ground Floor. Vote up the best original TBS programs below and see how the shows you think are great rank!

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Conan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin, Andy Richter

Premiered: 2010–present

Genres (Tv): Talk show, Variety show, Comedy

Conan is a late-night talk show airing each Monday through Thursday on TBS in the United States. The hour-long show premiered on November 8, 2010, and is hosted by writer, comedian and performer ...more

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The Detour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Jason Jones, Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasimovich

Genres (Tv): Comedy

The Detour is an American comedy television series about a family vacation road trip. The trip experiences several dramatic delays such as car trouble, run-ins with law enforcement, unforeseen ...more
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Men at Work is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Men at Work Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch

Premiered: 2012–present

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Men at Work was an American comedy series that aired on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure, and Meredith Hagner. ...more

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Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur, Jere Burns

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Satire, Crime, Parody, Mystery

Angie Tribeca (TBS, 2016) is an American comedy television series, a satire of police procedural shows, created by Steve Carell and Nancy Walls Carell. Angie (Rashida Jones) is a 10-year veteran ...more
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The Guest Book is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
The Guest Book Kellie Martin, Charlie Robinson, Carly Jibson

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Comedy

The Guest Book is an anthology-style American comedy television series created by Greg Garcia. The series is centered on the lives of employees of and visitors to a group of rental cottages in ...more
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Wrecked is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
psychicmoon added Matthew Pritchard

Premiered: 2007

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Documentary, Reality television

Wrecked was a comedy reality series that aired on MTV UK in 2007. It was hosted by Lee Dainton and Matthew Pritchard. In each episode, two rivals were challenged to complete a series of Dirty ...more
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Sullivan & Son is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Christine Ebersole, Brian Doyle-Murray, Valerie Azlynn

Premiered: 2012–present

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Sullivan & Son is an American comedy television series created by Steve Byrne and Rob Long that was broadcast on TBS. It starred Byrne as Steve Sullivan, who surprises his parents when he ...more

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People of Earth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
People of Earth Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nuñez

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Comedy

People of Earth (TBS, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by David Jenkins about a support group for alien abductees. City journalist Ozzie (Wyatt Cenac) travels to Beacon, NY, ...more

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Wrecked is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Zach Cregger, Asif Ali, Rhys Darby

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Wrecked (2016, TBS) is an American comedy TV series created by Jordan Shipley and Justin Shipley. After an airplane crash, a group of strangers is stranded on an island, including a flight ...more
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Ground Floor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Alexis Knapp, John C. McGinley, Skylar Astin

Premiered: 2013–present

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Ground Floor is an American comedy series created by Bill Lawrence and Greg Malins, that aired from November 14, 2013, through February 10, 2015, on TBS. The series stars Skylar Astin, Briga ...more
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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Animation, Sitcom, Satire, Animated cartoon, + more

American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox. American Dad! is the first ...more

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Miracle Workers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Miracle Workers (TBS, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Simon Rich, and based on the novel What in God's Name by Simon Rich. The show follows Craig (Daniel Radcliffe), a ...more
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The Last O.G. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Tiffany Haddish

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Comedy

The Last O.G. (TBS, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Jordan Peele and John Carcieri. An ex-felon (Tracy Morgan) adjusts to life outside of prison.
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Search Party is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Alia Shawkat, John Early, John Reynolds

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Mystery

Search Party (TBS, 2016) is an American dark comedy television series created by Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, and Michael Showalter. Four self-absorbed twenty-somethings become entangled ...more

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Final Space is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Sci-fi, Comedy

Final Space (TBS, 2018) is an American adult animated science fiction television series created by Olan Rogers. An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick called Mooncake embark ...more

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Drop the Mic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Method Man, Hailey Baldwin

Genres (Tv): Reality competition, Music

Drop the Mic (TBS, 2017) is an American musical reality competition television series created by James Corden. Hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin, the show pits celebrities facing off each ...more
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Close Enough is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
J. G. Quintel, Jason Mantzoukas

Genres (Tv): Animated, Comedy, Sitcom

Close Enough (HBO Max, 2020) is an American animated sitcom created by J. G. Quintel. The show centers on a married couple juggling everyday challenges while transitioning from 20-somethings to ...more
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Your Family or Mine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Richard Dreyfuss, JoBeth Williams, Kat Foster

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

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Clipped is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Mike Castle, Ashley Tisdale, Lauren Lapkus

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom

Clipped (TBS, 2015) is an American comedy television series created by David Kohan and Max Mutchnick. The show takes place in a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts run by new owner Ben ...more
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Tarantula is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Carson Mell, Dan Bakkedahl, Jacob Vargas

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Comedy

Tarantula (TBS, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Carson Mell. A respected but uncertified tattoo artist delivers absurd yet introspective monologues about the residents of ...more
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My Boys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Jordana Spiro, Kyle Howard, Reid Scott

Premiered: 2006–2010

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

My Boys is an American television sitcom that debuted on November 28, 2006, on TBS. The show deals with a female sports columnist in Chicago, Illinois, played by Jordana Spiro, and the men in ...more
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Full Frontal with Samant... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Samantha Bee

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy, News satire, Talk Show

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016) is an American news comedy program that airs on Mondays on TBS.
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The Bill Engvall Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Jennifer Lawrence, Nancy Travis, Tim Meadows

Premiered: 2007–2009

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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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King of the Nerds is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows

Premiered: 2013–present

King of the Nerds is an American competition series/game show that airs on TBS. It is hosted by Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong, both actors from the Revenge of the Nerds films. The series ...more
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Are We There Yet? is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Terry Crews, Essence Atkins, Coy Stewart

Premiered: 2010–2012

Are We There Yet? is an American television sitcom, which premiered on TBS on June 2, 2010.

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