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The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years 

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Updated February 14, 2020 17.1k votes 2.3k voters 51.5k views 35 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
The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy comedy television series created by Michael Schur. Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When ...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
Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie ...more

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Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
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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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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash
Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...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
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
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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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
American Housewife
Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly
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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Speechless is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Speechless
Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Cedric Yarbrough
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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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
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
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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Duncanville is listed (or ranked) 13 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) 14 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Fran Drescher, Adam Pally, Abby Elliott
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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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin
(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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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
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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#21 of 160 The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018 #1,203 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

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The Cool Kids is listed (or ranked) 17 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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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long
F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely ...more

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez
One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran ...more

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The Conners is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert
The Conners (ABC, 2018) is an American television sitcom, and a spinoff continuation of Roseanne, created by Matt Williams. After the death of Roseanne Conner, the Conner family is forced to ...more

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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber
Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom and sequel to the 1987–1995 television series Full House. It centers around D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), a veterinarian ...more

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Fam is listed (or ranked) 22 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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I'm Sorry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Andrea Savage, Tom Everett Scott, Olive Petrucci
I'm Sorry (truTV, 2017) is an American sitcom television series created by Andrea Savage. A seemingly confident comedy writer, wife and mom (Savage) comically exposes her inner immaturity and ...more
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The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney
Catastrophe (Channel 4, 2015) a British sitcom created by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. Sharon Morris (Horgan) and Rob Norris (Delaney) get together after she becomes pregnant following a brief ...more

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