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The very best improvisational theatre shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest improvisational theatre shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular improvisational theatre TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining improvisational theatre show of all time is. Don't let your favorite improvisational theatre television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of improvisational theatre television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

The League and Bosom Buddies are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best improvisational theatre show of all time?" and "What are the greatest improvisational theatre shows?"
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Whose Line Is It Anyway? is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Wayne Brady Whose Line Is It Anyway? (The CW, 1998) is an American improvisational comedy show adapted from the British show. Hosted by Aisha Tyler, the show features Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Wayne ...more

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The League is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Mark Duplass, Jonathan Lajoie, Nick Kroll The League is an American sitcom that premiered on FX on October 29, 2009. The series, set in Chicago, Illinois, is a semi-improvised comedy about a fantasy football league, its members, and ...more

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Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
bojanthebest added Bob DerKach, Drew Carey, Rich Fields Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza is an improvisational comedy television program that aired in the United States on the Game Show Network. The program was hosted by Drew Carey from CBS's The Price Is ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
12325 added 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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Drew Carey's Green Screen Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood Drew Carey's Green Screen Show is an improvisational comedy television series that aired in the fall of 2004 on The WB, and the fall of 2005 on Comedy Central. The show was hosted by Drew Carey, ...more

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Wild 'n Out is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Nick Cannon, Leonard Robinson, DeRay Davis Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out is an American sketch comedy and improv television series that was created and hosted by comedian Nick Cannon. It debuted on July 28, 2005, on MTV and concluded ...more

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Outnumbered is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Samantha Bond, Hugh Dennis, Anna Skellern Outnumbered is a British sitcom starring Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner as a father and mother outnumbered by their three children. There were five series, which aired on BBC One in 2007, 2008, ...more

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Thank God You're Here is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Tom Gleisner, Ed Kavalee, Shane Bourne Thank God You're Here is an Australian television improvised comedy program created by Working Dog Productions, which premiered on Network Ten on 5 April 2006, and aired for the first three ...more

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Dog Bites Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Daniel Carin added Zach Galifianakis, Matt Walsh, Andrea Savage Dog Bites Man was a partially improvised comedy television show on Comedy Central that aired in summer 2006. It began airing on The Comedy Channel in Australia in June 2007. The series was ...more

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Kwik Witz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Kwik Witz

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Bosom Buddies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari, Donna Dixon Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the ...more

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Funday PawPet Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Funday PawPet Show Funday PawPet Show is an Internet show that is cast by puppet characters. It was created by Randy "Yappy" Fox in November 1999 and is broadcast over the Internet on Sunday nights from ...more

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Sons & Daughters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Dee Wallace, Trevor Einhorn, Eden Sher Sons & Daughters is an American situation comedy about an extended blended family living close together in a neighborhood. The producers, creator Fred Goss, Lorne Michaels, and Nick Holly, ...more

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Lovespring International is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Improv TV Shows
Jane Lynch, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jack Plotnick Lovespring International is an American comedy series created by Guy Shalem and Brad Isaacs which aired on Lifetime on Mondays at 11pm during the Summer of 2006 in the United States. Lovespring ...more