2018 The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now  

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List Rules Shows in an original run only, no syndicated shows or repeats

What's your favorite TV show to turn on if you're looking for a laugh? We've decided a list of the funniest shows is needed, so have a look and judge which ones give you the best comic relief. Spread out between the top current best sitcoms, the animated series that keep us laughing, and those news-style or sketch comedy series, these are the absolute funniest programs on television today in 2018.

Some of the funniest and best comedy shows currently on the air are new takes on the classic sitcom. Modern Family has won numerous awards for it's hilarity while other sitcoms like The Big Bang Theory, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Veep, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine enjoy strong followings and great ratings.

Aside from traditional sitcoms, there are many other funny shows on television today. Animated favorites remain among the funniest on TV such as The Simpsons, South Park, Family Guy, and Archer while news-style shows like The Daily Show and Last Week Tonight poke fun at recent events and do so hilariously. Let's not forget how funny other shows like Saturday Night Live and Tosh.0 are as well. There is little doubt that many of these choices will be remembered among the greatest TV shows of all time.

What's your go-to show for laughs? Vote for your must-see comedy shows below, and although we think every good show currently on television is on this list, there are new ones debuting all the time so please add any not listed or re-rank this list into your own top 10 or more of the funniest shows on TV right now! Happy laughs, TV watchers!

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes 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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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. All three also serve as head ...more

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
AbbyHaslem added Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's ...more

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2,651 1,574
It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more

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2,434 1,920
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
killakane94 added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more

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1,648 1,343
Archer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more

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1,422 2,021
The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert 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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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
killakane94 added H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, ...more

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Last Week Tonight with John Ol... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO, 2014) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by comedian John Oliver. The half-hour-long show takes a satirical look at ...more

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1,093 1,037
The Tonight Show Starring Jimm... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
HollyAustinHarris added Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014 and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal ...more

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1,240 1,423
Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Vanessa Bayer Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, ...more

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Silicon Valley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ferry73 added Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener 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 ...more

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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ferry73 added Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although ...more

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1,069 1,399
Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis 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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Veep is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
BobEqualityGreen added Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale Veep is an HBO television comedy series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, set in the office of Selina Meyer, a fictional Vice President, and subsequent President, of the United States. The series ...more

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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox. American Dad! is the first ...more

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ferry73 added Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal The Goldbergs is an American television sitcom that premiered on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 on ABC. The series was created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. ...more

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more

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Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael J. Harney Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan and first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Tilted Productions in association with ...more

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Impractical Jokers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Mbbk6214 added James Murray, Salvatore Vulcano, Joseph Gatto In 1999, Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano, four high school friends from Staten Island, NY formed the live improv and sketch comedy troupe, The Tenderloins. After a long and ...more

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Broad City is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
SannahParker added Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress 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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Jimmy Kimmel Live! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
HollyAustinHarris added Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by James "Jimmy" Kimmel, and transmitted on ABC. The nightly hour-long show made its debut on January 26, ...more

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Bob Odenkirk, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks Better Call Saul (A&E, 2015) is an American television crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and a spinoff prequel of Breaking Bad. The trials and tribulations of ...more

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
VishalKumar1 added Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs Sherlock is a British television crime drama that presents a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it ...more

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Drunk History is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Moonpie66 added Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Craig Cackowski 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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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ferry73 added Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Marcus Scribner Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony Anderson) struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly ...more

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang Fresh Off the Boat is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie Huang and ...more

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Conan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
killakane94 added Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, The Basic Cable Band Conan is a late-night talk show airing each Monday through Thursday on TBS in the United States. The hour-long show premiered on November 8, 2010, and is hosted by writer, comedian and performer ...more

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Mackenzie Wright added Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Anthony Okungbowa The Ellen DeGeneres Show is an American television talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres. Debuting on September 8, 2003, it is produced by Telepictures and airs in syndication, ...more

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
HollyAustinHarris added Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman Fargo (FX, 2014) is an American black comedy–crime drama anthology television series created by Noah Hawley, and inspired by the 1996 film. Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder ...more

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
VishalKumar1 added Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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Mom is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Ferry73 added Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney and was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, as well as Gemma Baker. ...more

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Inside Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
RobbDelman added Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American sketch comedy television series created by Amy Schumer and Daniel Powell. Each episode is divided into segments of varying length – ...more

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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Mackenzie Wright added Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. A working, religious young Latina virgin (Gina Rodriguez) becomes ...more

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You're the Worst is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
bernyce added Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges You're the Worst (FXX, 2014) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Falk. Jimmy (Chris Geere), a self-involved writer, and Gretchen (Aya Cash), a self-destructive Los ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin 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 ...more

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Ballers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington Ballers (HBO, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Levinson. Former football superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson) tries to find success as a financial ...more

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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Connor Fleming added Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more

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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
SibongileGwamanda added Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely ...more

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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
emlyt added America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more

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Trailer Park Boys is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
CaydenKhorrami added John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian mockumentary crime black comedy-drama sitcom television series created and directed by Mike Clattenburg that focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer ...more

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
bojackson added Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper (NBC, 2016) Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has been killed in an accident and entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that ...more

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Joseph Barrett added Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW, 2015) is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna. After bumping into her first love, a New York ...more

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Hollywood Game Night is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Jane Lynch "Hollywood Game Night," hosted by Jane Lynch, features A-list celebrities partaking in a cocktail party atmosphere that is based on the real-life game nights of creator Sean Hayes.

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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry The Tick (Amazon, 2016) is an American television series based on the character The Tick from the comic book of the same name. In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an ...more

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The Orville is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Luke Albright added Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes The Orville (Fox, 2017) is a science fiction comedy-drama series created by Seth MacFarlane. Ed Mercer (MacFarlane) is captain of the U.S.S. Orville (ECV-197), a mid-level exploration starship ...more

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A.P. Bio is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now
Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, Lyric Lewis A.P. Bio (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Seth Meyers, Mike O'Brien and Lorne Michaels. A former philosophy professor (Glenn Howerton) takes a job teaching AP ...more