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The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years 

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Updated April 7, 2020 17.5k votes 2.4k voters 53.3k views 37 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

Number of Seasons: 2

Network: NBC

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

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 114

Network: ABC

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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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

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 91

Network: NBC

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) 4 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 51

Network: NBC

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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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

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: ABC

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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Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 3

Network: CBS

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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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 7 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

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 13

Network: CBC Television

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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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

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: ABC

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

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 78

Network: Netflix

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

Network: Fox

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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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre

Premiered: 2018

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: Netflix

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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The Cool Kids is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin

Premiered: 2016

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: CBS

(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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Fam is listed (or ranked) 17 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) 18 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 Big Show Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Paul ‘The Big Show’ Wight, Alison MUnn, Reylynn Caster

Premiered: 2020

Network: Netflix

The Big Show Show (Netflix, 2020) is an American television sitcom. When the teenage daughter of The Big Show comes to live with him, his wife and two other daughters, he quickly becomes ...more
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The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 20 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) 21 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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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 3

Network: netflix

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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Broke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Pauley Perrette, Jaime Camil, Natasha Leggero

Premiered: 2019

Network: CBS

Broke (CBS, 2020) is an American sitcom television series. After his wealthy father decides to cut him off, Miguel (Jaime Camil) and his wife Jackie (Pauley Perrette) move in with Jackie's very ...more

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I Feel Bad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Sarayu Blue, Paul Adelstein, Aisling Bea
I Feel Bad (NBC, 2018) is an American comedy television series developed by Assem Batra, based on the novel by Orli Auslander. Emet (Sarayu Blue) learns how to be okay with not being the perfect ...more
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Happy Together is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Damon Wayans Jr., Amber Stevens West, Felix Mallard
Happy Together (CBS, 2018) is an American TV sitcom created by Tim McAuliffe and Austen Earl. Tired of their mundane life, thirtysomething couple Jake (Damon Wayans Jr.) and Claire (Amber ...more