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The Best Satire TV Shows

Updated May 24, 2021 8k votes 2.2k voters 161.7k views86 items

List RulesVote up the funniest satirical TV shows that skewer their subjects with humor.

The best satire TV shows take current events and find a way to mock them in an informatively funny way. The best satire series ever shown on television capture the zeitgeist and know when to punch up. If you’ve been looking for the best satirical comedy shows to add some sharp-tongued fun to your TV nights, this list of the best satire series of all time will help you figure out what needs to go into your queue.

The really good satire TV shows have an unwavering sense of humor about what they’re making fun of. With ridiculous situations, and characters, satirical comedy uses jokes to get to the heart of the matter. But, not all funny satire shows are sitcoms or comedies, other series are satirical comedy news shows, such as The Colbert Show, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, and The Daily Show. If you’re less interested in political satire and just want genre or social satire, then Parks and Recreation, The Addams Family, and even Scream Queens might be just what you’re looking for.

Which shows do satire the best? Vote up the best satire TV shows, vote down the shows that aren’t as bitingly funny as they think they are.