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The Best Comedy Central TV Shows

Updated December 9, 2020 9.9k votes 2.3k voters 57.0k views58 items

List RulesVote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on Comedy Central.

This list of the top current and canceled Comedy Central shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Comedy Central TV shows of all time includes old Comedy Central shows, 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.

Answering the question, “What is the best Comedy Central show of all time?”, this list includes favorites like Drunk History, Reno 911!, and Chappelle’s Show. If you're interested in cartoons then there’s everything from South Park to Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. For fans of stand up, Comedy Central has you covered with stand-up shows like Comedy Central Presents and Live at Gotham.

What are the best Comedy Central TV series ever? Vote up the best Comedy Central shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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  • South Park1
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    South Park

    Trey Parker, Matt Stone

    Premiered1997

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  • Chappelle's Show2
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    Chappelle's Show

    Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings

    Premiered2003

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  • Tosh.03
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    Tosh.0

    Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis

    Premiered2009

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    #92 of 124 All The TV Shows That Ended in 2020, Ranked#10 of 11 The Funniest Recent Shows That Have A Laugh Track

  • Key & Peele4
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    Key & Peele

    Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

    Premiered2012

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    The Most On Point Key and Peele Sketches Ever#137 of 297 The Best Duos of All Time

  • Workaholics5
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    Workaholics

    Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine

    Premiered2011

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  • Reno 911!6
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    Reno 911!

    Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash

    Premiered2003

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    #110 of 144 The TV Shows Most Loved by Hipsters#77 of 85 The Funniest Shows To Watch When You're Drunk

  • Comedy Central Roast7
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    Comedy Central Roast

    Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles

    Premiered2003

  • The Colbert Report8
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    The Colbert Report

    Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir

    Premiered2005

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    #121 of 201 The TV Shows with the Best Writing#450 of 508 The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

  • The Daily Show9
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    The Daily Show

    Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah

    Premiered1996

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  • The Man Show10
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    The Man Show

    Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel

    Premiered1999

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    #61 of 82 The Greatest Talk Shows of All Time#28 of 52 The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows

  • Futurama11
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    Futurama

    Billy West, John DiMaggio

    Premiered1999

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  • Brickleberry12
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    Brickleberry

    Daniel Tosh, Roger Black

    Premiered2012

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    #34 of 89 The Best Adult Cartoon Shows in TV History#175 of 253 The Best TV Shows Streaming On Hulu

  • Nathan For You13
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    Nathan For You

    Nathan Fielder

    Premiered2013

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    #41 of 44 The Best Sitcoms Named After the Star#50 of 179 The Best TV Comedies Of The 2010s

  • Drunk History14
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    Drunk History

    Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur

    Premiered2013

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  • Comedy Central Presents15
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    Comedy Central Presents

    Lewis Black, Dane Cook

    Premiered1998

  • Mystery Science Theater 300016
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    Mystery Science Theater 3000

    Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson

    Premiered1988

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    #88 of 278 The Best Sci-Fi Television Series Of All Time#43 of 82 The Best Syfy Original Shows

  • Insomniac with Dave Attell17

    Premiered2001

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    #10 of 45 The Best Travel TV Shows#30 of 48 The Best Late Night Talk Shows of All Time

  • Drawn Together18
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    Drawn Together

    Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell

    Premiered2004

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    #468 of 489 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are#3 of 15 The Best Comedy Central Cartoons Ever

  • Crank Yankers19
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    Crank Yankers

    Artie Esposito, Paul McGinnis

    Premiered2002

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    #46 of 77 The Best Puppet TV Shows#4 of 6 The Best Current Comedy Central Shows

  • Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens20
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    Premiered2020

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    #469 of 871 The Best New Shows That Have Premiered in the Last Few Years#120 of 267 The Best TV Shows Returning In 2021

  • The Jeff Dunham Show21
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    The Jeff Dunham Show

    Jeff Dunham, Penelope Hsu

    Premiered2009

  • Ugly Americans22
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    Ugly Americans

    Matt Oberg, Natasha Leggero

    Premiered2010

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    #4 of 15 15 Criminally Underrated Adult Cartoons That Deserve More Recognition#182 of 204 The Best Cartoons to Watch Stoned

  • The Sarah Silverman Program23
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    The Sarah Silverman Program

    Sarah Silverman, Laura Silverman

    Premiered2007

  • Strangers with Candy24
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    Strangers with Candy

    Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello

    Premiered1999

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    #380 of 538 TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time#146 of 284 The Best Female-Led TV Shows

  • Corporate25
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    Corporate

    Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman

    Premiered2018