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The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020 

Molly Gander
Updated July 31, 2020 1.9k votes 404 voters 18.1k views 33 items

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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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom, Police procedural

Brooklyn 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 ...more
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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Family, Comedy, Family Film

Modern 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 ...more
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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Fantasy comedy

The 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, ...more
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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile

Genres (Tv): Television comedy, Comedy

The 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 ...more
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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Young Sheldon Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Young 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) ...more
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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Sci-fi, Comedy, Adventure

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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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

(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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Mom is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal

Genres (Tv): Television comedy, Sitcom

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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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Superstore (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 ...more
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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Fresh 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, ...more
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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
American Housewife Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Animation, Sitcom, Animated cartoon, Comedy, + more

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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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

Genres (Tv): Animation, Television comedy, Comedy, Family Film

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) 14 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

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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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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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Bob Hearts Abishola is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Maribeth Monroe

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

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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Muppets Now is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Bill Barretta, Matt Vogel, Dave Goelz

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Muppets Now (Disney+, 2020) is a short-form improvisational comedy series featuring The Muppets. The series shows iconic Muppet characters alongside celebrity guest stars in a forum that ...more
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Outmatched is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Jason Biggs, Maggie Lawson, Tisha Campbell-Martin

Genres (Tv): Family sitcom

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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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

Genres (Tv): Animation, Sitcom, Comedy

Bob'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, ...more
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Kim's Convenience is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Kim's Convenience (CBC, 2016) is a Canadian television sitcom developed by Ins Choi and Kevin White, and based on Choi's 2011 play of the same name. The series centers around the Korean Canadian ...more
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Archer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Action, Comedy

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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Younger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor

Genres (Tv): Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy

Younger (TV Land, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Darren Star, based on the 2005 novel by Pamela Redmond Satran. After being mistaken for younger than she really ...more
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United We Fall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Will Sasso, Jane Curtin, Jason Michael Snow

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

United We Fall (ABC, 2020) is an American sitcom television series created by Dave Polsky and Julius Sharpe. A couple with young children and overzealous extended families let their judgmental ...more
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Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
David Schwimmer, Nick Mohammed, Jane Stanness

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom

Intelligence (Peacock, 2020) is a British television sitcom created by Nick Mohammed. An NSA agent (David Schwimmer) is assigned to act as liaison to the cyber crimes unit in the UK's Government ...more
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South Park is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms Of 2020
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

Genres (Tv): Animation, Television comedy, Sitcom, Satire, Animated cartoon, + more

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