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The Most Anticipated New Comedy TV Shows of 2020

Updated December 14, 2020 1.5k votes 137 voters 10.9k views136 items

List RulesVote up the comedies you were most excited to watch in 2020.

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

There were quite a few TV comedies that are adding to favorite franchises. The Falcon And The Winter Soldier promised buddy comedy fun as a new entry into the MCU. Several upcoming comedies in 2020 were 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 were upcoming comedy TV shows for every taste.

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

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  • Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens1
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    22

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (Comedy Central, 2020) is an American comedy television series.... more on Wikipedia
  • Space Force2
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    17

    Space Force

    Steve Carell, John Malkovich

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Space Force (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Greg Daniels... more on Wikipedia
  • Looney Tunes Cartoons3
    37
    20

    Looney Tunes Cartoons

    Eric Bauza, Bob Bergen

    Genres (Tv)Animated, Comedy, Slapstick

    Looney Tunes Cartoons (HBO Max, 2020) is an American animated comedy slapstick television... more on Wikipedia
  • Avenue 54
    34
    17

    Avenue 5

    Hugh Laurie, Suzy Nakamura

    Genres (Tv)Science fiction, Comedy

    Avenue 5 (HBO, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy television series created by... more on Wikipedia
  • Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist5
    27
    11

    Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

    Jane Levy, Skylar Astin

    Genres (Tv)Musical fantasy, Dramedy, Musical, Fantsasy, Comedy

    Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC, 2020) is an American musical fantasy dramedy television... more on Wikipedia
  • Never Have I Ever6
    20
    5

    Never Have I Ever

    Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Never Have I Ever (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Mindy... more on Wikipedia
  • High Fidelity7
    34
    22

    High Fidelity

    Zoë Kravitz, David H. Holmes

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    High Fidelity (Hulu, 2020) is an American comedy television series adapted from the novel of... more on Wikipedia
  • Die Hart8
    17
    2

    Die Hart

    Kevin Hart

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Thriller, Action

    Die Hart (Quibi, 2020), working title Action Scene, is an action comedy series starring Kevin... more on Wikipedia
  • Kenan9
    27
    17

    Kenan

    Kenan Thompson, Don Johnson

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Sitcom

    Kenan (NBC, 2021) is an American comedy television series. A recently-widowed dad (Kenan... more on Wikipedia
  • Upload10
    24
    14

    Upload

    Robbie Amell, Andy Allo

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Science Fiction, Satire

    Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series... more on Wikipedia
  • Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet11
    31
    24

    Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

    Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, (Apple TV+, 2020) is an American comedy television series. The... more on Wikipedia
  • Indebted12
    28
    21

    Indebted

    Fran Drescher, Adam Pally

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Indebted (NBC, 2020) is an American sitcom television series created by Dan Levy. Dave (Adam... more on Wikipedia
  • Outmatched13
    27
    25

    Outmatched

    Jason Biggs, Maggie Lawson

    Genres (Tv)Family sitcom

    Outmatched (Fox, 2020) is an American multi-camera family sitcom television series created by... more on Wikipedia
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks14
    20
    17

    Star Trek: Lower Decks

    Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Comedy

    Star Trek: Lower Decks (CBS All Access, 2020) is an American adult animated web television... more on Wikipedia
  • Truth Seekers15
    11
    5

    Truth Seekers

    Nick Frost, Hiten Patel

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Truth Seekers (Amazon Video, 2020) is a British paranormal comedy television series. It... more on Wikipedia
  • The Griswolds16
    The Griswolds (HBO Max, 2020) is an American comedy series based on National Lampoon’s... more on Wikipedia
  • Dave17
    17
    14

    Dave

    Lil Dicky, Taylor Misiak

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Dave (FXX, 2020) is an American comedy series created by Lil Dicky and Jeff Schaffer. A... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily in Paris18
    11
    7

    Emily in Paris

    Lily Collins, Ashley Park

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    Emily in Paris (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Darren... more on Wikipedia
  • 68 Whiskey19
    22
    22

    68 Whiskey

    Sam Keeley, Gage Golightly

    Genres (Tv)Military, Comedy-drama

    68 Whiskey (Paramount Network, 2020) is an American military comedy-drama television series... more on Wikipedia
  • Straight Talk20
    Straight Talk (Peacock, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Kara Brown.... more on Wikipedia
  • Love, Victor21
    20
    20

    Love, Victor

    Michael Cimino, Ana Ortiz

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    Love, Victor (Hulu, 2020) is an American romantic comedy web television series created by... more on Wikipedia
  • Call Me Kat22
    11
    8

    Call Me Kat

    Mayim Bialik

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Call Me Kat (Fox, 2021) is an American comedy series based on the British sitcom Miranda by... more on Wikipedia
  • Central Park23
    11
    8

    Central Park

    Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess

    Genres (Tv)Animated, Comedy, Musical

    Central Park (AppleTV+, 2020) is an animated musical comedy television series created by Loren... more on Wikipedia
  • Diary of a Future President24
    18
    20

    Diary of a Future President

    Tess Romero, Selenis Leyva

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Diary of a Future President (Disney+, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by... more on Wikipedia
  • Rutherford Falls25
    Rutherford Falls (Peacock, 2020) A small town in upstate New York is turned upside down when... more on Wikipedia