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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Stand-up Comedy TV series.

The very best stand-up comedy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest stand-up comedy shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular stand-up comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining stand-up comedy show of all time is. 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 spot. The list of stand-up comedy television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List is made up of a variety of shows, including Mirakkel and Shorties Watchin' Shorties.

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?"

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Comedy Central Presents is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Saturday Night Live Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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A Comedy Roast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
A Comedy Roast Jimmy Carr

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John Oliver's New York Stand-U... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Def Comedy Jam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Def Comedy Jam Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley, Adele Givens

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Michael McIntyre's Comedy Road... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Jeff Dunham's Very Special Chr... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special Jeff Dunham

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Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Tosh.0 Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis

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Tracey Ullman: Live and Expose... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myse... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Chris Rock: Bring the Pain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain

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Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity Jeff Dunham, Paige Dunham

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Russell Howard's Good News is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Demetri Martin. Person. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

The Best Comedy TV Shows Since 2015

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Premium Blend is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Premium Blend Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, David Alan Grier

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The Mary Whitehouse Experience is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
The Mary Whitehouse Experience David Baddiel, Hugh Dennis, Steve Punt

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The Half Hour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Live at the Apollo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
bigcraig added Live at the Apollo Jack Dee, Al Murray

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The Omid Djalili Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
The Omid Djalili Show Lucy Punch, Omid Djalili

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Live at Gotham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Live at Gotham Jeff Dunham

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Ladies Special is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Ladies Special

The Most Memorable Ad Slogans of All Time

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Important Things with Demetri ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Important Things with Demetri Martin Demetri Martin, H. Jon Benjamin, Barry Carl

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Is It Bill Bailey? is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Is It Bill Bailey? Simon Pegg, Bill Bailey

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Shorties Watchin' Shorties is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Shorties Watchin' Shorties Patrice O'Neal, Brian Regan, Nick DiPaolo

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ComicView is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
ComicView D. L. Hughley, Sommore, Sheryl Underwood

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Mirakkel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Mirakkel

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Channel 4's Comedy Gala is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Channel 4's Comedy Gala

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Dr. Katz, Professional Therapi... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Jonathan Katz, H. Jon Benjamin, Laura Silverman

The Best Current Dark Comedy TV Shows

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Dave's One Night Stand is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Dave's One Night Stand

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Lee Mack's All Star Cast is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Lee Mack's All Star Cast Lee Mack

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Brand X with Russell Brand is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Brand X with Russell Brand Russell Brand, Matt Stoller, Steve Jones

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Lizzy the Lezzy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Lizzy the Lezzy

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Stand Up for the Week is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Stand Up for the Week Rich Hall, Kevin Bridges, Jon Richardson

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Real Comedy (Ukraine) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Real Comedy (Ukraine)

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Live Floor Show is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Live Floor Show Frankie Boyle, Dara Ó Briain, Al Murray

The Greatest Fictional Singers

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Mind of Mencia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Mind of Mencia Carlos Mencia, Brad Williams, Norma Michaels

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Show Me the Funny is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Show Me the Funny Alan Davies, Kate Copstick

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The Great Indian Comedy Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
The Great Indian Comedy Show Kunal Kumar

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The Great Indian Laughter Chal... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge

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Vitamin Club is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Vitamin Club

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A Night at the Festival Club is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
A Night at the Festival Club Kate Micucci, Mark Watson, Reginald D. Hunter

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Pulp Comics is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Pulp Comics

The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

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Platfus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Platfus Idan Alterman, Tomer Yosef, Avi Grainik

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Tush is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Tush Jan Hooks

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The Green Tie On The Little Ye... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
The Green Tie On The Little Yellow Dog

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Lee Nelson's Well Good Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Mad Movies with the L.A. Conne... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Saturday Night Live from Milan... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows

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Comedy Club is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Comedy Club Mikhail Galustyan

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Kai Oi Pantremenoi Exoun Psyxi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Stand-up Comedy TV Shows
Kai Oi Pantremenoi Exoun Psyxi