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The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years 

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Updated July 31, 2020 18.2k votes 2.5k voters 58.9k views 57 items

List Rules Only shows that premiered on or after January 1, 2017.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we’re ranking the best sitcoms since 2017. 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 The Kids are Alright, The Conners, Sunnyside, and The Unicorn. NBC's Indebted and A.P. Bio are both considered great sitcoms to watch right now. 

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 Kids Are Alright is listed (or ranked) 1 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) 2 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
A.P. Bio Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, Lyric Lewis

Premiered: 2018

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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The Best Episodes of 'A.P. Bio' #48 of 160 The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018 #226 of 447 The Funniest TV Shows of All Time

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Tacoma FD is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Eugene Cordero

Premiered: 2019

Tacoma FD (truTV, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme. In the rainy town of Tacoma, Washington, firefighters battle their own boredom when ...more

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Splitting Up Together is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Splitting Up Together Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, Bobby Lee
Splitting Up Together (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom developed by Emily Kapnek, based on the Danish sitcom. In the midst of their divorce, Lena (Jenna Fischer) and Martin (Oliver Hudson) are ...more

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Single Parents is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Taran Killam, Leighton Meester, Brad Garrett

Premiered: 2018

Single Parents (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth Meriwether and J.J. Philbin. A group of single parents forms their own support system as they raise their ...more

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#36 of 160 The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018 #20 of 94 The Funniest TV Shows In 2020

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Bless This Mess is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Bless This Mess Lake Bell, Dax Shepard, Ed Begley Jr.

Premiered: 2019

Bless This Mess (ABC, 2019) is an American sitcom comedy television series. Newlyweds Rio (Lake Bell) and Mike (Dax Shepard) make the decision to change the course of their life together and ...more

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Duncanville is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa

Premiered: 2020

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) 8 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) 9 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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The Cool Kids is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Vicki Lawrence, Martin Mull, David Alan Grier

Premiered: 2018

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) 11 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Nancy Travis

Premiered: 2018

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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I'm Sorry is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Fam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon

Premiered: 2019

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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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez

Premiered: 2017

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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I Feel Bad is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Sarayu Blue, Paul Adelstein, Aisling Bea

Premiered: 2018

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) 16 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Damon Wayans Jr., Amber Stevens West, Felix Mallard

Premiered: 2018

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

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The Conners is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert

Premiered: 2018

The Conners (ABC, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Matt Williams, and a spinoff continuation of Roseanne. After the death of Roseanne Conner, the Conner family is forced to face ...more

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Great News is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Briga Heelan, Andrea Martin, Adam Campbell

Premiered: 2017

Great News (2017, NBC) an American sitcom television series created and written by Tracey Wigfield. An up-and-coming news producer (Briga Heelan) finds herself dealing with a new intern: her ...more
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Disjointed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Kathy Bates, Elizabeth Ho, Tone Bell

Premiered: 2017

Disjointed (Netflix, 2017) is a Netflix original comedy series created by Chuck Lorre and David Javerbaum. After decades of advocating for legalized marijuana usage, Ruth Whitefeather Feldman ...more

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The Paynes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Stephanie Charles

Premiered: 2018

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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#blackAF is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Central Park is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Cousins for Life is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Scarlet Spencer, Dallas Dupree Young, Micah Abbey

Premiered: 2018

Cousins for Life (Nickelodeon, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert. The show follows the misadventures of Stuart (Dallas Dupree Young) and ...more

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Raven's Home is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Raven-Symoné, Issac Ryan Brown, Navia Robinson

Premiered: 2017

Raven's Home (Disney Channel, 2017) is an American comedy and family television series developed by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, and a spinoff and sequel to That's So Raven. Best friends Raven ...more
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Sick Note is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New TV Sitcoms of the Last Few Years
Luke Albright added Rupert Grint, Nick Frost, Don Johnson

Premiered: 2017

Sick Note (2017, Sky One) is a British black comedy TV series. After slacker Daniel Glass (Rupert Grint) is misdiagnosed with cancer, his lies lead him into an absurd web of fraud, blackmail, ...more

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