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.
- 921262Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in... more
- 615270The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy-comedy television series created by Michael Schur. Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) and three other individuals (William Jackson Harper, Jameela... more
- 737403The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 2007) is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady. A woman (Kaley Cuoco) who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but... more
- 447273Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco Bobadilla. Three different but related families face trials and tribulations in their own unique way from the... more
- 296185Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series created by Justin Spitzer. An oddball family of employees at supersized megastore Cloud 9 tackles the day-to-day grind of... more
Young SheldonIain Armitage, Zoe PerryYoung Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series. Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) at... more
- 236175Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is an American comedy television series created by Nahnatchka Khan. Louis Huang (Randall Park) relocates his family from Chinatown of Washington, DC to Orlando, Florida... more
- 210157The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg. Adam (Sean Giambrone), a geeky 11-year-old, uses a video camera to document his crazy family throughout the... more
- 13387The Kids Are Alright (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Tim Doyle. A pair of working class parents in an Irish-Catholic family try to raise their eight kids during the... more
- 212162It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. A group of five depraved underachievers: twins Dennis Reynolds (Glenn Howerton) and Deandra... more
- 210177The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the... more
- 188156(CBS, 2016) When his wife goes back to work, a suburban Pittsburgh father learns stay-at-home parenting is harder than he thought.... more
- 153124Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. Level-headed son Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned,... more
- 170144One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran raising her... more
American HousewifeKaty Mixon, Diedrich BaderAmerican Housewife (ABC, 2016) chronicles the daily life of an average wife and mother who tries to stand out among the housewives and their privileged children in her hometown of Westport,... more
- 128112Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown,... more
- 143132Bob's Burgers (FOX, 2011) is an American animated comedy television series created by Loren Bouchard. The series centers on the Belcher family — parents Bob and Linda and their children Tina, Gene... more
- 135132Will & 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... more
- 188196Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony Anderson) struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white,... more
- 128128Veep (HBO, 2012) is an American political satire comedy television series created by Armando Iannucci, based on the British sitcom The Thick of It. Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus)... more
- 131135Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their... more
- 114116Single Parents (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth Meriwether and J.J. Philbin. A group of single parents forms their own support system as they raise their kids... more
- 141149Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. After being rescued from a doomsday cult, an optimistic young woman (Ellie... more
- 6168Abby's (NBC, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Josh Malmuth. A woman (Natalie Morales) runs an unlicensed bar out of her backyard.... more
- 118151Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom created by Jeff Franklin, and a sequel to the 1987–1995 television series. D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), now a widow and a... more