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The Best Comedy Central TV Shows 

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List of popular Comedy Central shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Comedy Central TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Comedy Central TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Comedy Central, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

This list has shows like South Park and Futurama, as well as old Comedy Central Shows and canceled Comedy Central shows.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Comedy Central on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Comedy Central TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Comedy Central television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Comedy Central network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

Premiered: 1997

Number of Seasons: 16

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

South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In the small town of South Park, four boys get caught up in all sorts of bizarre ...more

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Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 33

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

Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan. Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the ...more

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Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 114

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy, Talk show, Comedy, Stand-up comedy

Tosh.0 is an American television series hosted by comedian Daniel Tosh, who provides commentary on online video clips, society, celebrities, and other parts of popular culture and stereotypes.

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Workaholics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 30

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Workaholics is a situation comedy currently airing on Comedy Central. The series, based on the web series 5thyear, stars Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, and Anders Holm of the comedy troupe Mail ...more

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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 140

Genres (Tv): Animation, Sitcom, Comedy, Science Fiction

Futurama is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series follows the ...more

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#12 of 717 The Best Cartoons of All Time Every Opening Caption from Every Single Futurama Episodelisted on Longest Running Animated Series

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Key & Peele is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Ron Artest

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 2

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy, Comedy

Key & Peele is an American sketch comedy television show. It stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, both former cast members of MADtv. Each episode of the show consists mainly of several ...more

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The Colbert Report is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 464

Genres (Tv): Satire, Talk show, News, Parody, Comedy, + more

The Colbert Report is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005 to December 18, 2014 for 1,447 ...more

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Comedy Central Roast is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows

Premiered: 2003

Number of Episodes: 12

Genres (Tv): Talk show, Television special, Comedy

The Comedy Central Roasts are a series of celebrity roast specials which air on the Comedy Central cable network. As of 2015 a total of 14 roasts have aired. The most recent roastee was Justin ...more
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Reno 911! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 88

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Comedy

Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009. It is a mockumentary-style parody of law enforcement documentary shows, specifically Cops, with ...more

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The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah, Hasan Minhaj

Premiered: 1996

Genres (Tv): Satire, Talk show, News, Parody, Comedy, + more

The Daily Show (Comedy Central, 1999) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. Described as a fake news program, the show draws its comedy and satire from recent news ...more

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Drunk History is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Craig Cackowski

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 70

Genres (Tv): Television comedy, Historical fiction, Comedy

Drunk History (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American television comedy series created by Derek Waters, based on the Funny or Die web series. In each episode, an inebriated narrator, who is played ...more

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The Man Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel, Angelique Gorges

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 112

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy, Satire, Comedy

The Man Show is an American comedy television show on Comedy Central. It was created in 1999 by its two original co-hosts, Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, and their executive producer Daniel

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Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 8

Genres (Tv): Cringe comedy, Docu-reality

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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Comedy Central Presents ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows

Premiered: 1998

Number of Seasons: 15

Number of Episodes: 283

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Stand-up comedy

Comedy Central Presents is the network's main half-hour program which highlights either one or a series of stand-up comedians each episode. In 2011, the series ended and Comedy Central replaced ...more
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Broad City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Broad City (Comedy Central, 2014) is an American comedy television series, created by Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Two Jewish American women in their twenties experience adventures of ...more

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Mystery Science Theater ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu

Premiered: 1988

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 198

Genres (Tv): Comic science fiction, Comedy, Puppet

Mystery Science Theater 3000, often abbreviated MST3K, is an American television comedy series created by Joel Hodgson and produced by Best Brains, Inc. The show premiered on KTMA in ...more

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Crank Yankers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Artie Esposito, Paul McGinnis, Victor Yerrid

Premiered: 2002

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 70

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Puppet

Crank Yankers is an American television show produced by Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel and Daniel Kellison that featured actual crank calls made by show regulars and celebrity guests, and ...more

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Insomniac with Dave Atte... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Dave Attell

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 45

Genres (Tv): Talk show, Comedy

Insomniac with Dave Attell is a television show on Comedy Central hosted by comedian Dave Attell which ran from August 5, 2001 until November 11, 2004.
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Community is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 84

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy-drama, Comedy

Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon that premiered on NBC on September 17, 2009. The single-camera series follows an ensemble cast of students at a community college ...more

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Brickleberry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Daniel Tosh, Roger Black, David Herman

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Animation, Comedy

Brickleberry is an American adult animated sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on September 25, 2012. The series was created by Roger Black and Waco O'Guin and executive produced by Black, ...more

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Drawn Together is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell, Abbey DiGregorio

Premiered: 2004

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 36

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

Drawn Together is an American adult animated sitcom which ran on Comedy Central from October 27, 2004 to November 14, 2007. The series was created by Dave Jeser and Matt Silverstein, and uses a ...more

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Win Ben Stein's Money is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Ben Stein, Jimmy Kimmel, Nancy Pimental

Premiered: 1997

Number of Episodes: 715

Genres (Tv): Game show, Comedy

Win Ben Stein's Money is an American television game show created by Al Burton and Donnie Brainard that aired first-run episodes from July 28, 1997 to January 31, 2003 on the Comedy Central ...more

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Review is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Andrew Daly, Megan Stevenson, Jessica St. Clair

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 1

Genres (Tv): Television comedy

Review is an American mockumentary comedy series starring Andy Daly as professional critic Forrest MacNeil, who provides reviews of real-life experiences. The series was created by Daly, and is ...more
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Kroll Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jon Daly

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 9

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy

Kroll Show (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American sketch comedy television series created by Nick Kroll. Show highlights Nick Kroll's incredible ability to transform himself into hilarious ...more
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@midnight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
Chris Hardwick

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Game-Show