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The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years 

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Updated June 4, 2020 17.9k votes 2.5k voters 56.2k views 44 items

List Rules Only shows that premiered on or after January 1, 2015.

 

With so many great TV series currently airing, we’re ranking the best sitcoms since 2015. Our list of the highest rated sitcoms of the past three years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new sitcom series on television. What is the best new sitcom? 

Featuring new Netflix shows, Hulu originals, and more, the best recent sitcoms include Fuller House, Kevin Can Wait, Superstore, and The Odd Couple. ABC's Fresh Off the Boat and CBS' Superior Donuts are both considered as sitcoms to watch now in 2019. 

Vote up the best new sitcoms on TV and feel free to add any new sitcoms missing from the list. 

 

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper

Premiered: 2016

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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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang

Premiered: 2015

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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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

Premiered: 2015

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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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

Premiered: 2015

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. After being rescued from a doomsday cult, an optimistic young woman (Ellie ...more

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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
American Housewife Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly

Premiered: 2016

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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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Schitt's Creek Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy

Premiered: 2015

Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more

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Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski

Premiered: 2015

Life in Pieces (CBS, 2015) is an American sitcom television series created by Justin Adler. The series chronicles the lives of three generations of the Short family as they go about their daily ...more

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Speechless is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Speechless Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Cedric Yarbrough

Premiered: 2016

Speechless (ABC, 2016) is an American sitcom television series created by Scott Silveri. The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at ...more

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Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
FoolishTravels added Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Alexandra Krosney
Last Man Standing (Fox, 2011) is an American television sitcom created by Jack Burditt. The show follows Mike Baxter (Tim Allen), a senior executive and director of marketing for an outdoor ...more

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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston

Premiered: 2015

Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically ...more

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The Kids Are Alright is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Michael Cudlitz, Mary McCormack, Sam Straley

Premiered: 2018

The Kids Are Alright (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Tim Doyle. A pair of working class parents in an Irish-Catholic family try to raise their eight kids during ...more

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A.P. Bio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
A.P. Bio Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, Lyric Lewis
A.P. Bio (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Seth Meyers, Mike O'Brien and Lorne Michaels. A former philosophy professor (Glenn Howerton) takes a job teaching AP ...more

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Kim's Convenience is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang

Premiered: 2016

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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Duncanville is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
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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Indebted is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Fran Drescher, Adam Pally, Abby Elliott

Premiered: 2020

Indebted (NBC, 2020) is an American sitcom television series created by Dan Levy. Dave (Adam Pally) and Rebecca (Abby Elliott) are ready to start a new life after years of parenting until Dave's ...more

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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre

Premiered: 2018

Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series follows the story of Bean (Abby Jacobson), an alcoholic princess, her elf companion Elfo (Nat ...more

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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin

Premiered: 2016

(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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The Cool Kids is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Vicki Lawrence, Martin Mull, David Alan Grier
The Cool Kids (Fox, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Charlie Day and Paul Fruchbom. Three guy friends (David Alan Grier, Martin Mull, Leslie Jordan) in a retirement ...more

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The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Nancy Travis
The Kominsky Method (Netflix, 2018) is an American comedy web television series created by Chuck Lorre. An aging actor (Michael Douglas), who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living ...more

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Fam is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon
Fam (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Corinne Kingsbury. Fed up with her father, a woman (Odessa Adlon) moves in with her older, half-sister (Nina Dobrev) and her ...more

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Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney

Premiered: 2015

Catastrophe (Channel 4, 2015) a British sitcom created by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. After an unexpected pregnancy, an Irish woman (Horgan) and an American businessman (Delaney) decide to ...more

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I'm Sorry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Andrea Savage, Tom Everett Scott, Olive Petrucci

Premiered: 2017

I'm Sorry (truTV, 2017) is an American sitcom television series created by Andrea Savage. A seemingly confident comedy writer, wife and mom (Andrea Savage) comically exposes her inner immaturity ...more
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#blackAF is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Kenya Barris, Rashida Jones

Premiered: 2020

Black Excellence (Netflix, 2020) (stylized as #blackAF) is an American single-camera sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A father takes an irreverent and honest approach to parenting and

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The Paynes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Stephanie Charles
The Paynes (OWN, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Tyler Perry. Curtis (LaVan Davis) and Ella Payne (Cassi Davis) are trying to enjoy their retirement in Florida only to get ...more
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Central Park is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Leslie Odom Jr.

Premiered: 2020

Central Park (AppleTV+, 2020) is an animated musical comedy television series created by Loren Bouchard. Central Park tells the story of a family of caretakers, who live and work in Central ...more

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