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The Best TBS Original Shows  

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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
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 Guest Book is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
The Guest Book Kellie Martin, Charlie Robinson, Carly Jibson
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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Close Enough is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
J. G. Quintel, Jason Mantzoukas
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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The Detour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Jason Jones, Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasimovich
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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Wrecked is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
psychicmoon added Matthew Pritchard
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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Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur, Jere Burns
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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People of Earth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
People of Earth Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nuñez
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) 8 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Zach Cregger, Asif Ali, Rhys Darby
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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Misery Index is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Jameela Jamil, Joe Gatto, James "Murr" Murray
Misery Index (TBS, 2019) is an American game show television series based on the card game "Sh*t Happens." Hosted by Jameela Jamil and staring the four members of The Tenderloins ...more
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Tarantula is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Carson Mell, Dan Bakkedahl, Jacob Vargas
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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Separation Anxiety is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Iliza Shlesinger
Separation Anxiety is an American television game show hosted by Iliza Shlesinger. It is staged as a game show within a game show. An unsuspecting couple is brought to a studio in Atlanta, where ...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
Miracle Workers (TBS, 2019) is an American comedy television series, based on the novel What in God's Name by Simon Rich. The show follows Craig (Daniel Radcliffe), a low-level angel responsible ...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
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
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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Clipped is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Mike Castle, Ashley Tisdale, Lauren Lapkus
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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Your Family or Mine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Richard Dreyfuss, JoBeth Williams, Kat Foster
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Bam's Bad Ass Game Show ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Bam's Bad Ass Game Show
Each week on Bam's Bad Ass Game Show, competitors will vie for $10,000 by facing off against each other in incredibly demented, potentially dangerous and occasionally painful challenges, like ...more
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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker
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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Final Space is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny
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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The Joker's Wild is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Snoop Dogg
The Joker's Wild (TBS, 2017) is an American television game show, a reboot of the 1970s game show. Hosted by Snoop Dogg, the game show features streetwise questions, problem solving, and trivia.
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Men at Work is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Men at Work Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch
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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Sullivan & Son is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Christine Ebersole, Brian Doyle-Murray, Valerie Azlynn
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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Drop the Mic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Method Man, Hailey Baldwin
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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Ground Floor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Alexis Knapp, John C. McGinley, Skylar Astin
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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Meet the Smiths is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Meet the Smiths Kenny Smith, Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, Kayla Smith
Meet the Smiths (TBS, 2015) is an America scripted reality television series. The show follows the family of NBA on TNT analyst Kenny Smith, his wife Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, who is a The Price ...more