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The Funniest TV Shows In 2019  

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

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.

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
jemcat 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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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more
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Veep is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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Barry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Bill Hader, Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg
Barry (HBO, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Bill Hader and Alec Berg. An ex-marine (Bill Hader) who is working as a low-rent hitman moves to Los Angeles and joins an ...more
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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi
Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of ...more
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who decides to become a ...more
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On Becoming a God in Central F... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Kirsten Dunst, Théodore Pellerin, Ted Levine
On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime, 2019) is an American dark comedy television series. Krystal Gill (Kirsten Dunst) is a minimum-wage-earning water park employee who schemes her way ...more
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The Righteous Gemstones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Danny McBride, John Goodman, Edi Patterson
The Righteous Gemstones (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Danny McBride. A world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable ...more
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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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I Ship It is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Helen Highfield, Riley Neldam, Yasmine Al-Bustami
I Ship It (CW Seed, 2016) is an American musical comedy television series. Roommates, co-workers, and best friends Ella (Helen Highfield) and Tim (Riley Neldam) start a band with interns Sasha ...more
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron
GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), a struggling actress, receives an ...more
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Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers
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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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
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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I Think You Should Leave with ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Tim Robinson, Sam Richardson, Conner O'Malley
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix, 2019) is an American sketch comedy television show. Tim Robinson and guests spend each segment driving someone to the point of needing - or ...more
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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez
Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland. A young woman (Natasha Lyonne) in New York tries to escape ...more
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Family Reunion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest TV Shows In 2019
Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine, Talia Jackson
Family Reunion (Netflix, 2019) is an American television comedy series. When the McKellan family, headed by Moses 'Moz' McKellen (Anthony Alabi) from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended ...more