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The Best TBS Original Shows

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List RulesTV 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 O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin
    118
    71

    Premiered2010–present

    GenresComedy, Talk

    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
  • 2
    psychicmoon addedZach Cregger, Brian Sacca
    41
    15

    PremieredJune 14, 2016

    GenresComedy

    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 attendant...  more
  • 3
    Rashida Jones, Andree Vermeulen
    35
    12

    PremieredJanuary 17, 2016

    GenresComedy

    Angie Tribeca is an American comedy series created by Nancy Carell and Steve Carell. The series, a satire of police procedural shows starring Rashida Jones, was announced by TBS in mid 2014 with a...  more
  • 4
    Jason Jones, Natalie Zea
    40
    19

    PremieredMarch 27, 2016

    GenresComedy

    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
  • 5
    Kellie Martin, Charlie Robinson
    34
    17

    PremieredAugust 3, 2017

    GenresComedy

    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 the...  more
  • 6
    Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer
    31
    13

    PremieredOctober 18, 2016

    GenresComedy

    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, to...  more
  • 7
    Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal
    24
    13

    PremieredFebruary 6, 2005

    GenresAnimation, Comedy

    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 television...  more

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  • 8
    Steve Buscemi, Daniel Radcliffe
    20
    16

    PremieredFebruary 12, 2019

    GenresComedy

    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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  • 9
    Alia Shawkat, John Reynolds
    16
    13

    PremieredNovember 21, 2016

    GenresComedy, 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 in an...  more

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  • 10
    Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen
    14
    10

    PremieredFebruary 17, 2018

    GenresAnimation, Comedy, Science Fiction

    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 on...  more
  • 11
    Steve Byrne, Dan Lauria
    52
    70

    Premiered2012–present

    GenresComedy

    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 leaves his...  more
  • 12
    Danny Masterson, James Lesure
    46
    61

    Premiered2012–present

    GenresComedy

    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. The...  more
  • 13
    Alexis Knapp, John C. McGinley
    42
    58

    Premiered2013–present

    GenresComedy

    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 Heelan,...  more
  • 14
    John Lehr, Kirsten Gronfield
    24
    33

    Premiered2006–2009

    GenresComedy

    10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned...  more
  • 15
    Tracy Morgan, Taylor Mosby
    12
    15

    PremieredApril 3, 2018

    GenresComedy

    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....  more
  • 16
    Iliza Shlesinger
    7
    9

    GenresGame show

    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 they...  more
  • 17
    Robert Carradine, Curtis Armstrong
    32
    53

    Premiered2013–present

    GenresReality

    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
  • 18
    Jennifer Lawrence, Nancy Travis
    33
    55

    Premiered2007–2009

    GenresSitcom, 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. The...  more
  • 19
    Jordana Spiro, Kyle Howard
    35
    57

    Premiered2006–2010

    GenresSitcom, 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 her...  more
  • 20
    Mike Castle, Ashley Tisdale
    5
    13

    Premiered2015

    GenresComedy, 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 (Ryan...  more
  • 21
    21
    41

    Premiered2013–present

    GenresComedy, Talk

    The Pete Holmes Show was an American late-night talk show starring comedian Pete Holmes. It aired Monday through Thursday at midnight on TBS, from October 28, 2013 – June 18, 2014. The show was...  more
  • 22
    Dwyane Wade
    13
    29

    PremieredJune 10, 2021

    GenresGame show

    The Cube (TBS, 2021) is an American reality game show series based on the British game show of the same name. Hosted by NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade, a pair of contestants has nine lives to complete...  more
  • 23
    Hailey Bieber
    7
    21

    PremieredOctober 24, 2017

    GenresComedy, 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 other...  more
  • 24
    Terry Crews, Essence Atkins
    26
    53

    Premiered2010–2012

    GenresComedy

    Are We There Yet? is an American television sitcom, which premiered on TBS on June 2, 2010....  more
  • 25
    Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart
    19
    43

    Premiered2004–2005

    GenresAdventure, Reality

    The Real Gilligan's Island is a reality television series that aired two seasons on TBS in 2004 and 2005. Contestants on the show were required to participate in challenges based on plots from the...  more