The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Vote up the best sketch comedy shows that have ever aired on television.
From the historically acclaimed innovation of Monty Python’s Flying Circus to the cultural institution of Saturday Night Live, TV sketch comedy has a long and glorious history. And everyone has their personal favorites, from under-the-radar late-night discoveries to the shows they caught on after-school cable re-runs.
Sketch comedy has been the launchpad for countless Hollywood icons, springing the likes of Jim Carrey (In Living Color), Jordan Peele (Key & Peele), and Adam Sandler (SNL) to A-list fame.
But what are the best sketch comedy TV shows of all-time? Does HBO’s Mr. Show have a case, or is Netflix’s revival, W/Bob and David, even better? Is Monty Python still the gold standard or did the short-lived Chappelle’s Show change the game enough to take over the top spot?
- Premiered: January 22, 2003
- Premiered: October 5, 1969
- Premiered: April 15, 1990
- Premiered: January 31, 2012
- Premiered: September 11, 1967
- Premiered: October 16, 1988