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The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020 

Molly Gander
Updated July 23, 2020 754 votes 93 voters 7k views 114 items

List Rules Vote up the comedies you're most excited to watch in 2020.

Get ready to laugh in 2020, the upcoming comedy TV shows of 2020 offer sub-genres from fun cartoons to family dramedy and everything in between. From streaming to network, which of the anticipated television comedies are you most excited to see?

There are quite a few TV comedies that are adding to favorite franchises. The Falcon And The Winter Soldier promises buddy comedy fun as a new entry into the MCU. Several upcoming comedies in 2020 are also adaptations of movies, such as Love, Victor and High Fidelity. Both series take the core story or characters from these favorite films and adapt them for the small screen. If sitcoms are where your heart (and laughter) lies, series such as Indebted, Outmatched, and The Kenan Show are all ready to fill your 2020 watchlist. From sci-fi comedies, to comedy horror, animated sitcoms and even new comedy series on Disney+ such as Diary Of A Future President, there are upcoming comedy TV shows for every taste.

For more of the top upcoming comedy TV series dropping throughout 2020, check out the list below and vote up the shows you can't wait to see.

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Awkwafina Is Nora from Q... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Awkwafina, BD Wong & Lori Tan Chinn (Comedy Central)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (Comedy Central, 2020) is an American comedy television series. With help from her dad and grandmother, Nora Lum (Awkwafina) navigates young adulthood in Flushing, ...more
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Avenue 5 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Hugh Laurie, Suzy Nakamura & Rebecca Front (HBO)

Genres (Tv): Science fiction, Comedy

Avenue 5 (HBO, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy television series created by Armando Iannucci. Space captain Ryan Clark of the Avenue 5 tries to get along with others in the space ...more
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Space Force is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Steve Carell, John Malkovich & Ben Schwartz (Netflix)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Space Force (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television created by Greg Daniels and Steve Carell. The story follows the people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services: The ...more
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Looney Tunes Cartoons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020

Genres (Tv): Animated, Comedy, Slapstick

Looney Tunes Cartoons (HBO Max, 2020) is an American animated comedy slapstick television series based on the characters from Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies.
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High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Zoë Kravitz, David H. Holmes & Jake Lacy (Hulu)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

High Fidelity (Hulu, 2020) is an American comedy television series adapted from the novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. A fan of music, pop culture and Top Five lists runs a local record ...more
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Indebted is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Fran Drescher, Adam Pally & Abby Elliott (NBC)

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

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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Zoey's Extraordinary Pla... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Jane Levy, Skylar Astin & Peter Gallagher (NBC)

Genres (Tv): Musical fantasy, Dramedy, Musical, Fantsasy, Comedy, + more

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC, 2020) is an American musical fantasy dramedy television series. The show is set around Zoey's (Jane Levy) ability to recognize the thoughts of the people ...more
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Outmatched is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Jason Biggs, Maggie Lawson & Tisha Campbell-Martin (Fox)

Genres (Tv): Family sitcom

Outmatched (Fox, 2020) is an American multi-camera family sitcom television series created by Lon Zimmet for the Fox Broadcasting Company. A working-class couple raise their genius kids in South ...more
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The Kenan Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Kenan Thompson (NBC)

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom

The Kenan Show (NBC, 2021) is an American comedy television series. A recently-widowed dad (Kenan Thompson) tries to raise his two daughters with the "help" of his persistent
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Die Hart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Kevin Hart (Quibi)

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Thriller, Action

Die Hart (Quibi, 2020), working title Action Scene, is an action comedy series starring Kevin Hart. Hart, as a fictionalized version of himself, is on a quest to land the action-movie role of a ...more
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Central Park is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess & Leslie Odom Jr. (AppleTV+)

Genres (Tv): Animated, Comedy, Musical

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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Never Have I Ever is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan & Richa Moorjani (Netflix)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Never Have I Ever (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. The series follows the complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian ...more
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68 Whiskey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Sam Keeley, Gage Golightly & Cristina Rodlo (Paramount Network)

Genres (Tv): Military, Comedy-drama

68 Whiskey (Paramount Network, 2020) is an American military comedy-drama television series created by Roberto Benabib, based on the Israeli television series Charlie Golf One. It follows a ...more
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Mythic Quest: Raven’s Ba... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham & Imani Hakim (Apple TV+)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, (Apple TV+, 2020 is an American comedy television series. The show is set in a video game development studio and explores the intricacies of the human condition ...more
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The Griswolds is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020

Genres (Tv): Comedy

The Griswolds (HBO Max, 2020) is an American comedy series based on National Lampoon’s Vacation films written by Tim Hobert. The Griswolds brings the iconic family home from vacation and ...more
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Upload is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Science Fiction, Satire

Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series created by Greg Daniels. In the future, Nathan (Robbie Amell) meets his early death, and is uploaded ...more
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The Falcon and The Winte... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan & Emily VanCamp (Disney+)

Genres (Tv): Action, Comedy, Superhero

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (Disney+, 2020) is an American television limited series based on the Marvel Comics' characters Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter ...more
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Emily in Paris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Lily Collins, Ashley Park & Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu (Paramount Network)

Genres (Tv): Comedy-drama

Emily in Paris (Paramount, 2020) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Darren Star. A young American woman from the Midwest is hired by a marketing firm in Paris to provide ...more
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Dave is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Lil Dicky, Taylor Misiak & Christine Ko (FXX)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Dave (FXX, 2020) is an American comedy series created by Lil Dicky and Jeff Schaffer. A neurotic mid 20's suburbanite is convinced he's destined to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. ...more
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Love, Victor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Michael Cimino, Ana Ortiz & James Martinez (Disney+)

Genres (Tv): Romantic comedy

Love, Victor (Hulu, 2020) is an American romantic comedy web television series created by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, inspired by and set in the same world as the 2018 film of the same ...more
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Carla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Mayim Bialik (Fox)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Carla (Fox, 2020) is an American comedy series based on the British sitcom Miranda by Miranda Hart. Carla follows a 39-year-old woman called Carla who struggles every day against society and her ...more
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Monsters At Work is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Ben Feldman, Billy Crysta & John Goodman (Disney+)

Genres (Tv): Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

Monsters At Work (Disney+, 2020) is an American animated television series and a spin-off of the Monsters, Inc. franchise. Six months after the events of Monsters, Inc., the city of Monstropolis ...more
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Straight Talk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Straight Talk (Peacock, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Kara Brown. Straight Talk examines what happens when two opposing ideologies are forced into an odd coupling. The ...more
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Tooned Out is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Christopher Lloyd (HBO Max)

Genres (Tv): Conmedy, Animation

Tooned Out (HBO Max, 2020) is a live-action/animated comedy television series executive produced by Jared Stern, Robert Zemeckis, and Jack Rapke. The story follows Mac, who begins seeing iconic ...more
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Everything's Gonna Be Ok... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020
Starring Josh Thomas, Kayla Cromer & Adam Faison (Freeform)

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Everything's Gonna Be Okay (Freeform, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Josh Thomas. After their father's untimely death, Nicholas (Josh Thomas) and his two half-sisters ...more