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The Best TBS Original Shows

Updated July 23, 2020 3.3k votes 420 voters 26.7k views65 items

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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    Sullivan & Son is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Sullivan & Son

    Christine Ebersole, Brian Doyle-Murray

    Premiered2012–present

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Sullivan & Son is an American comedy television series created by Steve Byrne and Rob Long... more on Wikipedia
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    Conan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Conan

    Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin

    Premiered2010–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... more on Wikipedia

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    My Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    My Boys

    Jordana Spiro, Kyle Howard

    Premiered2006–2010

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    My Boys is an American television sitcom that debuted on November 28, 2006, on TBS. The show... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    The Bill Engvall Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    The Bill Engvall Show

    Jennifer Lawrence, Nancy Travis

    Premiered2007–2009

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009.... more on Wikipedia
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    King of the Nerds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
    King of the Nerds is an American competition series/game show that airs on TBS. It is hosted... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Are We There Yet? is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Are We There Yet?

    Terry Crews, Essence Atkins

    Premiered2010–2012

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Are We There Yet? is an American television sitcom, which premiered on TBS on June 2, 2010.
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    The Detour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    The Detour

    Jason Jones, Natalie Zea

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    The Detour is an American comedy television series about a family vacation road trip. The trip... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Angie Tribeca

    Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur

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

    Angie Tribeca (TBS, 2016) is an American comedy television series, a satire of police... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    The Guest Book is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    The Guest Book

    Kellie Martin, Charlie Robinson

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    The Guest Book is an anthology-style American comedy television series created by Greg Garcia.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Wrecked is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Wrecked

    Zach Cregger, Asif Ali

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Wrecked (2016, TBS) is an American comedy TV series created by Jordan Shipley and Justin... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    The Real Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    The Real Gilligan's Island

    Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart

    Premiered2004–2005

    Genres (Tv)Reality television

    The Real Gilligan's Island is a reality television series that aired two seasons on TBS in... more on Wikipedia
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    Movie and a Makeover is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Movie and a Makeover

    Movie and a Makeover is a television program produced in the U.S. by TBS. It is hosted by Mia... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Wedding Band is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Wedding Band

    Brian Austin Green, Peter Cambor

    Premiered2012–2013

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

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    People of Earth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    People of Earth

    Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Comedy

    People of Earth (TBS, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by David Jenkins... more on Wikipedia

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    Tyler Perry's House of Payne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Tyler Perry's House of Payne

    LaVan Davis, Lance Gross

    Premiered2006–2012

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Black sitcom, Sitcom, Comedy-drama, Comedy

    Tyler Perry's House of Payne is an American sitcom television series created and produced by... more on Wikipedia

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    American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    American Dad!

    Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal

    Premiered2005

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

    American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker,... more on Wikipedia

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    Men at Work is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Men at Work

    Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy

    Premiered2012–present

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Men at Work was an American comedy series that aired on TBS. The series was created by Breckin... more on Wikipedia

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    Miracle Workers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Miracle Workers

    Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Miracle Workers (TBS, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Simon Rich, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Search Party is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Search Party

    Alia Shawkat, John Early

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Mystery

    Search Party (TBS, 2016) is an American dark comedy television series created by Sarah-Violet... more on Wikipedia

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    Meet the Browns is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Meet the Browns

    Logan Browning, Denise Boutte

    Premiered2009–2011

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy-drama, Comedy

    Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Last O.G. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    The Last O.G.

    Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    The Last O.G. (TBS, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Jordan Peele and... more on Wikipedia
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    Ground Floor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Ground Floor

    Alexis Knapp, John C. McGinley

    Premiered2013–present

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Ground Floor is an American comedy series created by Bill Lawrence and Greg Malins, that aired... more on Wikipedia
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    Glory Daze is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Glory Daze

    Tim Meadows, Julianna Guill

    Premiered2010–2011

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama, Comedy

    Glory Daze is an American comedy-drama television series. The one-hour series revolves around... more on Wikipedia
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    Neighbors from Hell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Neighbors from Hell

    Jane Lynch, Patton Oswalt

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Sitcom, Satire, Comedy

    Neighbors from Hell is a satirical American animated sitcom that ran on TBS from June 7, 2010... more on Wikipedia
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    Frank TV is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
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    Frank TV

    Frank Caliendo, Mike MacRae

    Premiered2007-2008

    Genres (Tv)Sketch comedy, Variety show, Sketch, Comedy

    Frank TV was an American sketch comedy show starring MADtv veteran Frank Caliendo, Mike... more on Wikipedia
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