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Funniest HBO Series Ever

List RulesHBO original comedy series only

HBO has brought us some of the most hilarious original comedy series over the years.  Which of all of their comedy series are the best?

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    Veep

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky
    29
    12

    PremieredApril 22, 2012

    GenresComedy, War & Politics

    Veep (HBO, 2012) is an American political satire comedy television series created by Armando Iannucci, based on the British sitcom The Thick of It. Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus)  ...more
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    Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin
    20
    13

    PremieredOctober 15, 2000

    GenresComedy

    Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast by HBO, which premiered on October 15, 2000. It has aired 80 episodes over eight seasons, the last of  ...more
  • 3

    Eastbound & Down

    Danny McBride, John Hawkes
    22
    15

    PremieredFebruary 14, 2009

    GenresComedy

    Eastbound & Down is an American sports comedy television series that was broadcast on HBO, starring Danny McBride as Kenny Powers, a former professional baseball pitcher, who after an up and down  ...more
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    Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
    15
    9

    PremieredJuly 21, 2005

    GenresComedy

    Extras is a British sitcom about extras working in television and film sets and in theatre. The series was co-produced by the BBC and HBO, and was created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and  ...more
  • 5

    Silicon Valley

    Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods
    12
    10

    PremieredApril 6, 2014

    GenresComedy

    Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley. The series  ...more
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    Flight of the Conchords

    Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
    14
    13

    PremieredJune 17, 2007

    GenresComedy, Music

    Flight of the Conchords (HBO, 2007) is an American/New Zealand comedy series created by James Bobin and real-life duo Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie. Cutting edge musical comics Bret and Jemaine  ...more
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    Sex and the City

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall
    12
    11

    PremieredJune 7, 1998

    GenresComedy

    Sex and the City (HBO, 1998) is an American romantic comedy-drama television series created by Darren Star, based on the 1997 book by Candace Bushnell. Four female New Yorkers (Sarah Jessica Parker,  ...more
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    Vice Principals

    Danny McBride, Walton Goggins
    12
    11

    Premiered2016

    GenresComedy

    Vice Principals (HBO, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by Danny McBride and Jody Hill. An over protective father (Danny McBride) is obsessed with becoming a principal and  ...more
  • 9

    Tracey Takes On...

    Tracey Ullman, Alastair Duncan
    12
    12

    Premiered1996

    GenresSketch comedy, Comedy

    Tracey Takes On... is an HBO sketch comedy series starring actress-comedian Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons, and won multiple awards. Each week, each episode would focus on, or "take  ...more
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    Sacha Baron Cohen
    12
    13

    PremieredFebruary 21, 2003

    GenresComedy, Talk

    Da Ali G Show is the name of two related satirical TV series created by and starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and featuring the character Ali G. The first series originally aired on Channel  ...more
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    The Larry Sanders Show

    Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor
    12
    13

    PremieredJune 12, 1992

    GenresComedy

    The Larry Sanders Show is an American television sitcom set in the office and studio of a fictional late-night talk show. The show was created by Garry Shandling and Dennis Klein and aired from  ...more
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    Brian Benben, Chris Demetral
    11
    13

    Premiered1996

    GenresSitcom, Comedy

    Dream On is an American adult-themed situation comedy about the family life, romantic life, and career of Martin Tupper, a divorced New York City book editor played by Brian Benben. The show  ...more
  • 13

    Tenacious D

    Jack Black, Kyle Gass
    9
    11

    PremieredNovember 28, 1997

    GenresComedy, Music, Music

    Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black  ...more
  • 14

    Animals

    Phil Matarese, Mike Luciano
    6
    8

    Premiered2016

    Animals is a television documentary.  ...more
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    Bored to Death

    Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson
    10
    15

    PremieredSeptember 20, 2009

    GenresComedy

    This series was an American comedy series that ran on HBO from September 20, 2009 to November 28, 2011. The show was created by author Jonathan Ames, and stars Jason Schwartzman as a fictional  ...more
  • 16

    Funny or Die Presents

    Elijah Wood, Don Cheadle
    6
    10

    PremieredFebruary 19, 2010

    GenresComedy

    Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also  ...more
  • 17

    Tracey Ullman's Show

    Tracey Ullman, Lucy Montgomery
    5
    8

    Premiered2016

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    The Comeback

    Lisa Kudrow, Robert Michael Morris
    8
    12

    PremieredJune 5, 2005

    GenresComedy

    The Comeback is an American television comedy-drama series produced by HBO that stars actress Lisa Kudrow as sitcom actress Valerie Cherish in modern-day Los Angeles, California. It was created by  ...more
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    The Brink

    Jack Black, Tim Robbins
    7
    12

    Premiered2015

    GenresComedy

    The Brink (HBO, 2015) is an American television comedy created by Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib. Top U.S. government and military scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of  ...more
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    Hung

    Thomas Jane, Anne Heche
    9
    15

    PremieredJune 28, 2009

    GenresComedy

    Hung is a comedy-drama television series which ran on HBO from June 28, 2009 to December 4, 2011. It was created by Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson and stars Thomas Jane as Ray Drecker, a struggling  ...more
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    How to Make It in America

    Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk
    7
    12

    PremieredFebruary 14, 2010

    GenresComedy

    How to Make It in America is an American comedy-drama television series that ran on HBO from February 14, 2010, to November 20, 2011. The series follows the lives of Ben Epstein and his friend Cam  ...more
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    Not Necessarily the News

    Matthew Perry, Jan Hooks
    8
    14

    Premiered1983

    GenresSatire, Sketch

    Not Necessarily the News is a satirical sketch comedy series that first aired on HBO in September 1982 as a comedy special, and then ran as a series from 1983 to 1990. It featured sketches, parody  ...more
  • 23

    Enlightened

    Laura Dern, Luke Wilson
    8
    14

    PremieredOctober 10, 2011

    GenresComedy, Drama

    Enlightened is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on October 10, 2011. The series was created by Mike White, who wrote every episode, and Laura Dern, who plays the lead  ...more
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    Cliff Frazier, Prince Hughes
    7
    14

    Premiered1984

    GenresSitcom, Sports film, Comedy

    1st & Ten is an American situation comedy that aired between December 1984 and January 1991 on the cable television network HBO. Featuring series regulars Delta Burke and veteran Reid Shelton, it was  ...more
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    Mr. Show with Bob and David

    John Ennis, Jill Talley
    6
    13

    PremieredNovember 3, 1995

    GenresComedy

    Mr. Show with Bob and David, also known as Mr. Show, is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. It aired on HBO from November 3, 1995, to December 28,  ...more
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List Rules: HBO original comedy series only