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The Best Sitcoms In 2019

Updated January 10, 2020 13.6k votes 1.9k voters 72.5k views49 items

List RulesAny new or returning sitcoms that aired new episodes during the 2019 calendar year.

UPDATED: Check out the Best New Sitcoms of 2020!

Situational comedies feel like the cornerstone of the TV watching experience - especially when it comes to shows on the Big Five network channels.  This list looks at the best current television sitcoms that that will be airing new episodes in 2019. Which are the best new and returning sitcoms in 2019?

The best sitcoms in 2019 include several returning favorites such as Bob's Burgers, Modern Family, and the Good Place. Some long-running sitcoms are seeing their last season in 2019, including The Big Bang Theory. Both Murphy Brown and One Day At A Time have returned or have been revived for the modern era and are airing new episodes in 2019, bringing a couple of the greatest sitcoms of all time into the 21st century. The idea of what makes a sitcom has expanded, bringing all types of new families, jobs, and groups of friends together for us to watch each week. Several of the best sitcoms in 2019 are even animated!

Which television sitcoms are you going to watch in 2019? Help others curate their must-see television evenings by voting up the best new and returning sitcom shows to air in 2019. Then, check out the best sitcoms airing in 2020.

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Good Place
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    275

    The Good Place

    Kristen Bell, Ted Danson
    The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy-comedy television series created by Michael... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Big Bang Theory
    758
    414

    The Big Bang Theory

    Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons
    The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 2007) is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Modern Family
    453
    281

    Modern Family

    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara
    Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    Superstore
    305
    187

    Superstore

    America Ferrera, Ben Feldman
    Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series created by Justin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    Young Sheldon
    404
    294

    Young Sheldon

    Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry
    Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    Fresh Off the Boat
    253
    178

    Fresh Off the Boat

    Constance Wu, Randall Park
    Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is an American comedy television series created by Nahnatchka... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    222
    165

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton
    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    The Goldbergs
    217
    164

    The Goldbergs

    Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone
    The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg. Adam... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    The Simpsons
    219
    183

    The Simpsons

    Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright
    The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Man with a Plan
    195
    161

    Man with a Plan

    Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder
    (CBS, 2016) When his wife goes back to work, a suburban Pittsburgh father learns stay-at-home... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    Arrested Development
    159
    131

    Arrested Development

    Jason Bateman, Michael Cera
    Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    American Housewife
    162
    144

    American Housewife

    Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader
    American Housewife (ABC, 2016) chronicles the daily life of an average wife and mother who... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    One Day at a Time
    169
    154

    One Day at a Time

    Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell
    One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Bob's Burgers
    149
    138

    Bob's Burgers

    H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz
    Bob's Burgers (FOX, 2011) is an American animated comedy television series created by Loren... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Black-ish
    198
    201

    Black-ish

    Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross
    Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    Will & Grace
    141
    143

    Will & Grace

    Eric McCormack, Debra Messing
    Will & Grace is an American sitcom, based on the relationship between Will Truman and Grace... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Veep
    133
    137

    Veep

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky
    Veep (HBO, 2012) is an American political satire comedy television series created by Armando... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 19
    Family Guy
    137
    142

    Family Guy

    Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein
    Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    Single Parents
    117
    120

    Single Parents

    Taran Killam, Leighton Meester
    Single Parents (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 21
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    145
    156

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television sitcom created by Tina... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Fuller House
    124
    161

    Fuller House

    Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten
    Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom created by Jeff Franklin, and a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    Speechless
    75
    95

    Speechless

    Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie
    Speechless (ABC, 2016) is an American sitcom television series created by Scott Silveri. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    A.P. Bio
    84
    110

    A.P. Bio

    Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt
    A.P. Bio (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Seth Meyers, Mike... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Fam
    78
    103

    Fam

    Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell
    Fam (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Corinne Kingsbury. Fed up... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button