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Vote: Which New Fall Comedies Will Actually Be Funny?  

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List Rules Vote up the upcoming 2017 fall comedies you think will be funny.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

TV fans, let's predict which 2017 fall comedies will actually be worth watching. With so many great TV shows premiering this year, we can also expect many new 2017 shows that will be canceled. From sci-fi to supernatural, the 2017 fall lineup of new comedies features TV's funniest stars, like Zach Braff, Glenn Howerton, Mindy Kaling, Seth MacFarlane, and more. Make your predictions for which new fall comedies will actually be funny. 

When it comes to new shows worth watching, Fox's Ghosted is a strong contender. Starring Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, the new sitcom follows two guys who investigate paranormal activities in LA. ABC's The Mayor and Fox's The Orville are other 2017 fall TV shows likely to be renewed. New 2017 fall comedy shows most likely to be canceled include CBS's 9JKL and ABC's Splitting Up Together.

Which upcoming shows are you most excited for? Curious to see how Jim Parsons grew up in The Big Bang Theory spinoff Young Sheldon?  Can't wait to see your favorite foursome return in the Will & Grace revival? 

This list of 2017 comedies comes with series premiere dates, first looks, promos, and trailers.Vote up the new fall comedies you think will make you laugh the most and vote down the shows you know will be canceled before 2018. Then see what comedies are premiering in 2019.

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Ghosted (Fox, 2017) is an American supernatural sitcom created by Tom Gormican. Cynical skeptic Leroy (Craig Robinson) and genius "true believer" in the paranormal Max (Adam Scott) are recruited by an organization called The Bureau Underground to investigate a series of “unexplained” activities occurring in Los Angeles. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Craig Robinson, Adam Scott, Amber Stevens West, Ally Walker, Adeel Akhtar

Premiered: October 1

Network: Fox

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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 400 years in the future. His ex-wife Kelly (Adrianne Palicki) is first officer, and best friend Gordon (Scott Grimes) is the helmsman of the ship. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes, Penny Johnson Jerald, Peter Macon, + more

Premiered: September 10

Network: Fox

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Future Man (Hulu, 2017) is an American comedy television series directed by Brandon Trost, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg. Josh Futturman (Josh Hutcherson), a janitor by day and a gamer by night, is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time to prevent the extinction of humanity. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Derek Wilson, Ed Begley Jr., Glenne Headly, + more

Premiered: November 14

Network: Hulu

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Will & Grace is an American sitcom, based on the relationship between Will Truman and Grace Adler, and is set in New York City. It was broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1998 to May 18, 2006, for a total of eight seasons. Will & Grace, during its original run, was the most successful television series with gay principal characters. It remains popular in syndication. Despite initial criticism for its particular portrayal of homosexual characters, it went on to become a staple of NBC's Must See TV Thursday night lineup and was met with continued critical acclaim. It was ensconced in the Nielsen top 20 for half of its network run. The show was the highest-rated sitcom among adults 18–49, from ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, Megan Mullally

Premiered: September 28

Network: NBC

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