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The Best Comedy Central TV Shows

Updated October 12, 2020 12.0k votes 2.2k voters 55.6k views81 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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  • 1
    South Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    South Park

    Trey Parker, Matt Stone

    Premiered1997

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    Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Chappelle's Show

    Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings

    Premiered2003

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  • 3
    Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Tosh.0

    Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis

    Premiered2009

  • 4
    Key & Peele is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Key & Peele

    Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

    Premiered2012

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  • 5
    Comedy Central Roast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
  • 6
    Reno 911! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Reno 911!

    Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash

    Premiered2003

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    Workaholics is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Workaholics

    Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine

    Premiered2011

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

    Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir

    Premiered2005

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  • 9
    The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    The Daily Show

    Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah

    Premiered1996

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  • 10
    The Man Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    The Man Show

    Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel

    Premiered1999

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    Brickleberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Brickleberry

    Daniel Tosh, Roger Black

    Premiered2012

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  • 12
    Futurama is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Futurama

    Billy West, John DiMaggio

    Premiered1999

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  • 13
    Nathan For You is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Nathan For You

    Nathan Fielder

    Premiered2013

  • 14
    Drunk History is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Drunk History

    Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur

    Premiered2013

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  • 15
    Comedy Central Presents is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
  • 16
    Broad City is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Broad City

    Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer

    Premiered2014

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  • 17
    Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Mystery Science Theater 3000

    Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson

    Premiered1988

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  • 18
    Community is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Community

    Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs

    Premiered2009

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  • 19
    Insomniac with Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows

    Premiered2001

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  • 20
    Crank Yankers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Crank Yankers

    Artie Esposito, Paul McGinnis

    Premiered2002

  • 21
    Corporate is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Corporate

    Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman

    Premiered2014

  • 22
    Kroll Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Kroll Show

    Nick Kroll, John Mulaney

    Premiered2013

  • 23
    Lights Out With David Spade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows

    Premiered2019

  • 24
    Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Premiered2020

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    Drawn Together is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Central TV Shows
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    Drawn Together

    Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell

    Premiered2004

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