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The Funniest TV Shows In 2019

Updated September 11, 2020 10.1k votes 984 voters 24.4k views59 items

List RulesThe television series, comedy or not, that kept you laughing while they aired new episodes during the 2019 calendar year.

UPDATE: Check out and chuckle at the funniest shows of 2020!

The Simpsons has been broadcasting over the network air for 30 seasons, and Russian Doll has been streaming on Netflix for one season. Those two series could not be more different, however, they both have to be considered two of the funniest shows 2019. What other hilarious TV shows made the list of 2019 funniest shows?

Thanks in large part how it reacts to the current political climate, Saturday Night Live remains as relevant, fresh, and entertaining as ever; even though it’s been on the air for over 40 seasons. The funniest new shows on television include The Conners and Single Parents, but they aren't the only freshman series generating smiles. Cable television, Amazon, and Netflix have changed the rules of the half-hour situation comedy. Generic storytelling has morphed into innovative and rule-breaking narratives that result in laughter that almost always comes with a tinge of awkwardness.

Which are the funniest TV series 2019? Make your laughter heard by voting thumbs up on your favorites. Then check out our list of funny shows on Netflix.

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  • 1
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine
    403
    195

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Sitcom, Police procedural

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    The Good Place
    376
    185

    The Good Place

    Kristen Bell, Ted Danson

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Fantasy comedy

    The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy-comedy television series created by Michael... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 3
    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    226
    131

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Black comedy

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    Superstore
    192
    113

    Superstore

    America Ferrera, Ben Feldman

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series created by Justin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    Schitt's Creek
    200
    124

    Schitt's Creek

    Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    The Big Bang Theory
    259
    206

    The Big Bang Theory

    Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 2007) is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    Fresh Off the Boat
    160
    119

    Fresh Off the Boat

    Constance Wu, Randall Park

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is an American comedy television series created by Nahnatchka... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    Veep
    191
    149

    Veep

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky

    Genres (Tv)Political satire, Comedy

    Veep (HBO, 2012) is an American political satire comedy television series created by Armando... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    Modern Family
    230
    190

    Modern Family

    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Mockumentary, Family, Comedy, Family Film

    Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    Barry
    121
    86

    Barry

    Bill Hader, Stephen Root

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Barry (HBO, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Bill Hader and Alec Berg.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 11
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    169
    140

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-Drama, Period drama

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama web... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    Arrested Development
    172
    143

    Arrested Development

    Jason Bateman, Michael Cera

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Shameless
    156
    130

    Shameless

    Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Shameless (Showtime, 2011) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by John... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    The Goldbergs
    143
    121

    The Goldbergs

    Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone

    Genres (Tv)Television comedy, Comedy

    The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg. Adam... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 15
    The Simpsons
    166
    157

    The Simpsons

    Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Television comedy, Comedy, Family Film

    The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Russian Doll
    103
    96

    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    GLOW
    105
    99

    GLOW

    Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Saturday Night Live
    158
    159

    Saturday Night Live

    Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon

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

    Is this the best sketch comedy show of all time?

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  • 19
    Sex Education
    98
    95

    Sex Education

    Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    Family Guy
    142
    147

    Family Guy

    Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Animation, Sitcom, Animated cartoon, Comedy

    Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 21
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    122
    123

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television sitcom created by Tina... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Black-ish
    144
    151

    Black-ish

    Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    Single Parents
    80
    76

    Single Parents

    Taran Killam, Leighton Meester

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Single Parents (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 24
    Atlanta
    73
    75

    Atlanta

    Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Atlanta (FX, 2016) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Donald Glover.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 25
    Mom
    90
    100

    Mom

    Anna Faris, Allison Janney

    Genres (Tv)Television comedy, Sitcom

    Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button