Best New Comedies On TV To Watch

As far as escapism goes, some people like to forget reality through music, movies, reading, or any kind of activity that can pull them away from the mundane worries for a few brief moments. Needless to say, one of the most preferred methods for doing so is through laughter. You know what they say about how laughing extends your lifespan and generally makes you a happier person, right? A good TV show can provide you with a generous dose of fun and giggles and can make you, even if for an hour, see life in a different light. Here are some of the best new comedies that are airing right now and you need to get on to.

#1 Silicon Valley (HBO)

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This HBO original production was welcomed with an array of accolades, positive reviews, and nominations at prestigious award shows. It’s been nominated for several categories at the EMMY’s and the Golden Globe and continues to impress audiences and critics through its high-quality humor.

#2 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt makes use of one of the most popular comedy tropes as it puts us face to face with a protagonist who’s lived for 15 years in a secluded doomsday cult. Now that she’s been freed of it, she decides to start over in the megalopolis that is New York, a world as unfamiliar to her as it is packed with laugh-inducing situations.

#3 Flowers (Seeso)

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Flower is a must-watch for any lover of the dark comedy genre. This British sitcom pulls the spotlight onto a completely dysfunctional family, in charge of which is a depressed father. The various escapades of the family are filled with a lot of highly specific character types and with topics that are boldly and daringly approached.

#4 Love (Netflix)

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Just like the simplicity of the title suggests, Netflix’s Love is a simple story that exploits the world of romance through the eyes of both men and women with the aid of the two main characters. In a world that’s oversaturated by complicated and complex romances, this series manages to remind us that real-life dating isn’t as stellar and epic.

#5 Fuller House (Netflix)

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Here’s one word of advice: try not to press play on the episode while prepared to strike the series down by comparing it with its highly popular Full House predecessor. Following the premise of the original series, while even keeping the same house as a location, Fuller House makes for an entertaining standalone show.

#6 The Detour (TBS)

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Speaking of popular TV tropes, family road trips packed with hilarious hazards and unlikely scenario are making a return this year via The Detour. The series doesn’t make any bold choices by attempting to revolutionize, instead focusing on delivering comedy for a type of storyline that’s been around since forever.

#7 Ballers (HBO)

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Do you happen to be a fan of sports-themed comedies? Regardless of what your answer is, we follow up with – what about a sports-themed comedy starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? This HBO original series gives us the ups and downs of a football team by making use of the channel’s renowned humor and by amazing us all with the Rock’s presence.

#8 Scream Queens (Fox)

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One of the best satirical horrors and dark comedies right now, Scream Queens has Emma Roberts play a role similar to her charming performance delivered in American Horror Story: Coven. Unlike the latter, this 20th Century Fox production doesn’t take itself seriously in the slightest, managing to make even a serial killer infiltrated in a sorority silly and hilarious.

#9 Grace and Frankie (Netflix)

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A hippie art teacher and a retired cosmetician are faced with the biggest twist of their lives when they find out that their husbands have chosen to divorce because they’ve fallen in love with each other. Now, despite the fact that they’ve never been particularly pleasant toward each other, the two women must learn to overcome their disputes and differences on their path to recovery.

#10 Broad City (Comedy Central)

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Imagine Sex and the City with a smaller cast and with a bit more craziness to steal from the romance. Broad City follows two women who must carry on their daily lives in New York City, despite the Big Apple seemingly refusing to let them lead normally peaceful lives. One is a definite hedonist while the other tries to build a career for herself while trying to elude her friend’s schemes.

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