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The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020 

Molly Gander
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List Rules Any sitcom that aired new episodes during the 2020 calendar year.

This list looks at the best current television sitcoms that that will be airing new episodes in 2020. Situational comedies feel like the cornerstone of the TV watching experience - especially when it comes to shows on the Big Five network channels like NBC. Which are the best new and returning sitcoms in 2020?

The best sitcoms in 2020 include several returning favorites such as The Goldbergs, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Black-ish. Some long-running sitcoms are seeing their last season in 2020, including Modern Family, which is ending its eleventh season. Both The Good Place and Fresh Off The Boat are also ending in 2020, bringing an close to some favorite sitcoms. Several of the best sitcoms in 2020 are even animated, as the idea of what makes a sitcom has expanded. Modern sitcoms brings all types of new families, jobs, and groups of friends together for us to watch each week.

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

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal
The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. The show is produced by Goldberg, Seth Gordon, and Doug ...more
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, NBC 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in ...more
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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang
Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie ...more
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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Young Sheldon
Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber
Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The series is a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series, following the ...more
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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen
Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more
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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy comedy television series created by Michael Schur. Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When ...more
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Mom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal
Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney and was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, as well as Gemma Baker. ...more
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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin
(CBS, 2016) When his wife goes back to work, a suburban Pittsburgh father learns stay-at-home parenting is harder than he thought.
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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash
Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green
Family 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; ...more
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Bob Hearts Abishola is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Maribeth Monroe
Bob ❤ Abishola (CBS, 2019), pronounced "Bob Hearts Abishola," is an American sitcom television series created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Al Higgins, and Gina Yashere. Bob (Billy ...more
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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
The 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
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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi
Black-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 ...more
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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
American Housewife
Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly
American 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
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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin
Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast by HBO, which premiered on October 15, 2000. It has aired 80 episodes over eight seasons, the last ...more
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Archer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash
Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more
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Family Reunion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine, Talia Jackson
Family Reunion (Netflix, 2019) is an American television comedy series. When the McKellan family, headed by Moses 'Moz' McKellen (Anthony Alabi) from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended ...more
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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer
Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more
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South Park is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman
South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In the small town of South Park, four boys get caught up in all sorts of bizarre ...more
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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman
Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, ...more
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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber
Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom and sequel to the 1987–1995 television series Full House. It centers around D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), a veterinarian ...more
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Younger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor
Younger (TV Land, 2015) is an American television comedy-drama series based on the Pamela Redmond Satran novel of the same name. New divorcee Liza Miller (Sutton Foster) finds life difficult at ...more
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Duncanville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa
Duncanville (Fox, 2020) is an American animated sitcom co-created by Amy Poehler, Mike Scully and Julie Scully. The show centers around the life of 15-year-old Duncan Harris (voiced by Amy ...more
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Outmatched is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Jason Biggs, Maggie Lawson, Tisha Campbell-Martin
Outmatched (Fox, 2020) is an American multi-camera family sitcom television series created by Lon Zimmet for the Fox Broadcasting Company. A working-class couple raise their genius kids in South ...more
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South Side is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Kareme Young, Sultan Salahuddin, Chandra Russell
South Side (Comedy Central, 2019) is an American comedy television series. Shot on location in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, the show follows two friends who just graduated from ...more