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The Best Romantic Comedy TV Shows

Updated November 10, 2020 80.7k votes 6.3k voters 330.2k views84 items

List RulesVote up your favorite comedy shows that feature strong relationships handled with humor.

The very best romantic comedy shows on television are a little bit of funny and a whole lotta love. Popular romantic comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, and there's no sign of that stopping anytime soon. But there's often debate about what is the most entertaining romantic comedy show of all time.

On this list of top TV series with romance, you'll find good, even great, romantic sitcoms and popular comedies like New Girl, Sex and the City, and The Mindy Project. The best TV rom-coms feature genuine chemistry, love triangles, and even hilariously awkward moments (The Office has all three!). 

Romantic comedy TV shows attract viewers of all ages, though the vast majority of them seem to portray characters in their twenties or thirties. Both Friends and How I Met Your Mother for instance, depict a group of friends living in New York City and trying to make their way through love and life. Despite their formulaic premise, they were both excellent shows - with the exception of HIMYM's final season (Let's not talk about that).

So help settle the argument over what's the best romantic comedy of all time by voting for your favorites on the list below. If you don't see a particular rom-com, be sure to add it so other fans can vote on it. if  you're unfamiliar with a show mentioned below, you can click on it to see its top billed cast and premiere date when available. And if these top romantic comedy TV shows interest you, then be sure to check out these great romcom movies.

 

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    I Love Lucy
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    I Love Lucy

    Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz

    Premiered1951

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    The Nanny
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    The Nanny

    Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy

    Premiered1993

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    Hart of Dixie
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    Rachel Bilson, Jaime King

    Premiered2011

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    The Office
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    The Office

    Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson

    Premiered2005

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    Friends
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    Friends

    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox

    Premiered1994

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    New Girl
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    Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson

    Premiered2011

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    The King of Queens
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    Kevin James, Leah Remini

    Premiered1998

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    Sex and the City
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    Sex and the City

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall

    Premiered1998

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    Bewitched
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    Bewitched

    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York

    Premiered1964

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    Baby Daddy
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    Chelsea Kane, Tahj Mowry

    Premiered2012

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    Ugly Betty
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    Ugly Betty

    America Ferrera, Eric Mabius

    Premiered2006

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    How I Met Your Mother
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    Josh Radnor, Jason Segel

    Premiered2005

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    The Love Boat
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    The Love Boat

    Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell

    Premiered1977

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    Bones
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    Bones

    Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz

    Premiered2005

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    Chuck
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    Chuck

    Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski

    Premiered2007

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    Remington Steele
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    Remington Steele

    Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan

    Premiered1982

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    Ally McBeal
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    Ally McBeal

    Calista Flockhart, Greg Germann

    Premiered1997

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    I Dream of Jeannie
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    Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman

    Premiered1965

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    GRΣΣK
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    Clark Duke, Jacob Zachar

    Premiered2007

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    Will & Grace
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    Will & Grace

    Eric McCormack, Debra Messing

    Premiered1998

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    Rules of Engagement
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    Rules of Engagement

    Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price

    Premiered2007

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    Wings
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    Wings

    Tim Daly, Steven Weber

    Premiered1990

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    Girlfriends
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    Tracee Ellis Ross, Golden Brooks

    Premiered2000

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    Scrubs
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    Scrubs

    Zach Braff, Donald Faison

    Premiered2001

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    You're the Worst
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    You're the Worst

    Chris Geere, Aya Cash

    Premiered2014

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