Stand-up comedy specials are great, but even better are stand-up comedy TV shows that have multiple comedians, giving you new people and bits to laugh at every episode. This list of the greatest stand-up comedy shows is ranked from best to worst thanks to your votes. Stand-up comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most reliably funny stand-up comedy show of all time is. The list of stand-up comedy television shows below includes information like the program's cast and premiere date when available.
Including stand up comedy shows like Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents, which features emerging comedians performing thirty minutes of material each episode, this list is made up of a variety of stand-up shows, including Live at the Apollo and John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show.
This list answers the questions, "What is the best stand-up comedy show of all time?" and "What are the greatest stand-up comedy shows?" Don't let your favorite stand-up comedy television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top.
Premiered: December 1, 1998
John Oliver's New York Stand-Up ShowJohn Oliver
Premiered: January 8, 2010
Premiered: May 11, 2012
Premiered: October 11, 1975
Live at GothamJeff Dunham
Show Me the FunnyAlan Davies, Kate Copstick
ComicViewDamn Fool, Capone
Premiered: September 2, 2008
Dave's One Night StandBen Elton, Jack Whitehall
Channel 4's Comedy Gala of 2011Kevin Bridges, Sean Lock
Premiered: June 28, 2012
Premiered: June 4, 2009
Comedy ClubMikhail Galustyan
Lee Mack's All Star CastLee Mack
The Great Indian Comedy ShowKunal Kumar
The Great Indian Laughter ChallengeKapil Sharma, Shekhar Suman
Pulp ComicsPaul Provenza
A Night at the Festival ClubKate Micucci, Mark Watson