The BEST Comedy Central Shows
The top 50 shows on Comedy Central
#1 - This Is Not Happening
Crazy true stories. Crazy funny comics. This Is Not Happening features long-form storytelling from stand-up comedians, musicians and more. These outrageous stories show why real life experiences always make the best material.
#2 - The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail
Based on the incredibly popular weekly stand-up show in Los Angeles, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail comes to Comedy Central with a cornucopia of comedy heavy-hitters including Jim Gaffigan, Maria Bamford, Marc Maron, T.J. Miller, Pete Holmes, Rory Scovel, David Koechner, Nick Offerman, Weird Al Yankovic, and many, many more. You’re getting a VIP ticket and a backstage pass to the hottest stand-up show in the country. You’re welcome.
#3 - New Kids
A show about a group of friends, who, due to their anti-social tendencies, terrorize the population of Maaskantje, Brabant, the Netherlands
#4 - Chappelle's Show
"Chappelle's Show" takes comedian Dave Chappelle's own personal joke book and brings it to life, with episodes consisting of sketches, man-on-the-street pieces, and pop culture parodies introduced by Dave in a stand-up format in front of a studio audience. Chappelle's unique point-of-view on the world provides a hilarious, defiant and sometimes dangerous look at American culture, including music, movies, television, advertising, current events, and everyday life situations.
#5 - Review
From the dangers of drug addiction to the joys of sleeping with a celebrity, Forrest reviews anything his TV audience throws at him. He fully commits to showing us what life experiences feel like, sometimes at the expense of his family and humanity in general.
#6 - The Colbert Report
Tune in to The Colbert Report, as Stephen Colbert gives his own take on the issues of the day, and more importantly, to tell you why everyone else's take is just plain wrong. The series is a variety/news show revolving around Colbert's TV persona, a parody of opinionated cable news personalities like Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, and Joe Scarborough.
#7 - Futurama
A late 20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the 31st century.
#8 - Adam DeVine's House Party
Comedy Central gave Adam Devine a bunch of money to produce a comedy show, but each season he blows it all on a huge house party. Each episode features the Workaholics star in a series of scripted scenes, woven together with sets from some of the best up-and-coming comedians working today. The show has a little something for everybody and is -- to borrow a phrase -- very tight butthole.
#9 - Nathan for You
Writer, director and comedian Nathan Fielder (CBC's "This Hour Has 22 Minutes'') also has a business degree, and he combines that knowledge with his unusual life experiences to help struggling small businesses boost their sales. However, Fielder's marketing campaigns for each business can best be described as unorthodox, to the point where no traditional sales consultant would ever attempt what he does.
#10 - Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution
It's time for the revolution! Gabriel Iglesias hosts the brand-new series: Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution. Filmed at Phoenix's newest club, Stand-Up Live, the series features stand-up sets from the Fluffy guy and his funniest comedian friends -- Maz Jobrani, Alfred Robles and more. There's also music from three time Grammy award winners, Ozomatli, as the house band. Make it loud, Thursdays at 10/9c. Join the comedy party.
#11 - Strangers with Candy
"Hello, I'm Jerri Blank and I'm a 46-year-old high school freshman. For 32 years I was a teenage runaway. I was a boozer, a user, and a loser. My friends were dealers, cons, and 18 karat pimps. But now I'm out of jail, picking up my life exactly where I left off. I'm back in high school, living at home, and discovering all sorts of things about my body. I'm finding out that though the faces have changed, the hassles are just the same."
#12 - The Daily Show
Forget trying to keep pace with 24 hour news networks; the best fake news show in the world will provide you with all the news you can handle. The Daily Show is a comedic view of recent news headlines and political figures through a series of satirical monologues along with segments by correspondents and finally interviews with guest celebrities and political figures. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is filmed at 733 11th Avenue, New York, NY.
#13 - South Park
South Park is an animated series featuring four boys who live in the Colorado town of South Park, which is beset by frequent odd occurrences. The show grew out of a short film that Trey Parker and Matt Stone created called The Spirit of Christmas, and has become an award-winning show that is a unique blend of humor and satire.
#14 - @midnight
Chris Hardwick will lead three celebrity contestants down the ultimate internet wormhole. Culling from the darkest recesses of social media, they will compete to determine who has the funniest take on the day's pop culture.
#15 - The Man Show
Grab a beer and drop your pants send the wife and kid to France It's The Man Show Quit your job and light a fart Yank your favorite private part It's The Man Show! It's a place where men can come together Look at the cans on this chick named Heather Juggy girls on trampolines Time to loosen those blue jeans It's The Man Show! The show celebrates all that is manly, from beer to women to porn, and though is at times less than tasteful, never takes itself seriously and does everything tongue and cheek along with a wink and a smile. After 4 season, the co-hosts Adam Corrolla and Jimmy Kimmell moved on, and were replaced by Joe Rogan and Doug Stanhope. This is beleived to be what killed the show, after it was cancelled after just one season with the new hosts.
#16 - Comedy Central Presents
Since 1998, Comedy Central Presents has showcased America's finest comedians doing their finest work on the finest stage on television. In short, Comedy Central Presents provides every comedy fan's fantasy -- a half-hour alone with the best stand-ups on the scene. Don't miss it when your favorite comedian hits our stage.
#17 - Ugly Americans
Take New York City, add every horrifying beast, science-fiction freak, and fantasy faerie, shake thoroughly, and you've got UGLY AMERICANS. This animated horror-comedy series follows one Mark Lilly, social worker at the Department of Integration, as he helps new citizens both human and "other" adapt to hectic life in the Big Apple. There are easier tasks than weaning vampires off of blood, socializing land-whales, and housebreaking werewolves, but Mark is up to the challenge. Between his stressful job, a zombie roommate, and a demon ex-girlfriend, Mark's lucky if he can sneak in a few minutes of sleep. But who can sleep when there's a drop-dead gorgeous Mermaid sitting at the bar?
#18 - Stella
Stella , a comedic satire of everyday life, features the talents of Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain. Don’t let the suits fool you…the maturity level of these guys doesn’t always match their attire. As they go through their day they spread their sarcasm and wit-tinged non-sensical comedy to everyone they meet. The show is based on the stage-comedy of the same name by Black, Showalter, and Wain, who also write, produce and direct the show.
#19 - Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
Dr. Katz is a divorced psychiatrist who lives with his son, Ben. While trying to help his patients (famous and not famous) with their traumas, paranoias, conflicts and problems, Dr. Katz also handles his own problems. His son Ben is all grown up but still don't know what to do with his life. His hobby is to waste Laura's (Dr. Katz's sarcastic receptionist) time with cheesy pick up lines and useless ideas and inventions. Dr. Katz also has a Cheers like bar called Jacky's 33 where he usually hangs out on his spare time, mostly chatting with his friends Julie and Stan. Julie is the bartender, who is studying to become a physical therapist and for whom Dr. Katz has a crush on. Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist was a cartoon based on Jonathan Katz's personal life. Originally running on Comedy Central, the show aired for 5 and a half seasons, and helped put Comedy Central on the map, along with fellow cartoon hit South Park. Halfway through its sixth season, the network cancelled.
#20 - Comedy Central Roasts
This annual laugh fest from Comedy Central picks a particular celebrity each year as it's target. A panel is selected from the celebrity's peers and current, popular comedians to comically point out the foibles of the personal and professional lives of the celebrity in question.
#21 - Broad City
Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
#22 - Sports Show with Norm Macdonald
He made a name for himself as the anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update" and now Norm Macdonald is set to unleash his deadpan delivery on the sports world. Taped in front of a live studio audience, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald features Macdonald's unique and comedic take on the most topical and controversial stories from the sports world.
#23 - Jon Benjamin Has a Van
Step inside the van and get whisked away by H. Jon Benjamin and his investigative news team in COMEDY CENTRAL's new half-hour scripted series, "Jon Benjamin Has a Van," as they journey to the heart of America, the streets of New York, foreign lands, even the depths of space, delivering reports in an innovative style unique to the show. Emmy(R)-nominated Benjamin ("Archer," "Bob's Burgers") takes viewers on the ride of their lives in this inventive, irreverent fake news magazine/narrative show that will air Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m.
#24 - Drawn Together
Drawn Together is a parody of reality shows, cast with spoofs of several famous types of animated characters.
#25 - Crank Yankers
Yankerville's puppet citizens -- voiced by celebrities and stand-up comedians -- make real calls to real people, whether they like it or not. They make all the crank phone calls you wish you'd made when you were a kid.
#26 - Key & Peele
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele examine life in a provocative and irreverent way through a combination of filmed sketches and live stage segments.
#27 - Workaholics
A single-camera comedy that features three friends who work together from 9 to 5, live together from 5 to 9 and party together 24/7. Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They work as telemarketers and sometimes they even do their jobs well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day…even if they don’t know what day it is. Whether they're hanging out at their house in Rancho Cucamonga or getting ready to rage at a Renaissance Faire, the guys find trouble wherever they go.
#28 - Important Things With Demetri Martin
Comedian Demetri Martin brings his comic variety to his very own sketch show. In each episode, Demetri uses jokes, his own hair, stand up comedy, animation and music to compile a sketch about a different "important thing."
#29 - Michael and Michael Have Issues
Best friends and collaborators for over 20 years, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter finally have their own TV show. There's just one problem: they are their own worst enemies. Sketches will be interspersed throughout the narrative thread of each episode. Behind-the-scenes of the show-within-a-show, viewers will get a first hand look at issues, both big (in an attempt to broaden their appeal, the guys turn their show into a frat house spectacle) and small (the two Michaels fight over the approval of a teenage intern writing an article about them for his high school newspaper) that the two misguided stars wrestle with as they confront their own issues of insecurity and jealousy as each attempts to undermine the other.
#30 - Drunk History
Historical reenactments as narrated by inebriated history buffs as A-list comedy/acting talent perform their tale. (Based on the award-winning web series.)
#31 - Tosh.0
With razor sharp wit and biting commentary, comedian Daniel Tosh delves into all aspects of the Internet from the absolutely absurd to the incredibly ingenious in this new weekly, topical series, Tosh.0 goes deep into the Web, spinning commentary about blogs and vlogs both popular and obscure, tweets and pokes, popular sites and new technologies. In addition, the series will feature viral clips of the week, premiere its own original videos created by and starring well-known actors and comedians, as well as highlight a weekly viewer's choice video.
#32 - Reno 911!
From the folks that brought you "The State" and "Viva Variety!" are back for some law-enforcement mayhem. Meet the men and women of the Washoe County Sheriff's Department, led by Lt. Jim Dangle -- a straight-and-narrow cop who might not be all that "straight" after all. Deputies include a former topless showgirl and a 5-foot-4 veritable crime-fightin' machine.
#33 - Brickleberry
Brickleberry is an animated series that follows the misadventures of a motley crew of national park forest rangers. When their fledgling park faces disclosure, a new ranger is enlisted to whip everyone into shape and save the park. The series is being executive produced by our own Daniel Tosh along with comedians Waco O'Guin and Roger Black, who wrote and created the series. In addition to Tosh's helming duties, he'll voice the part of Malloy, a tiny brown bear. Told about the show's greenlight, Tosh said, "This is going to be on TV? I thought this was a comic strip?"
#34 - Threesome
The series is focused around three friends, Alice, Mitch and Richie who return home from a night out celebrating Alice's birthday and end up having a Threesome, which results in Richie getting Alice pregnant. Instead of splitting up, the three friends decide to raise the baby as a trio.
#35 - Corporate
A dark, edgy look at life as a Junior-Executive-in-Training at your average, soulless multi-national corporation.
#36 - The High Court
The High Court features Judge Doug Benson as he gets high and rules on real small claims court cases. The concept is loosely born from Benson and JASH’s popular YouTube show, Getting Doug with High. In the show, both parties agree in advance to have the case settled as Judge Doug hears both sides and then retires to his chambers with a guest bailiff to get very stoned and deliberate. All decisions rendered are highly binding.
#37 - The Jim Jefferies Show
The Jim Jefferies Show is here to shake up the humdrum formula of the political late-night show. Jim tackles the news of the day with no-bullshit candor, piercing insight and a uniquely Aussie viewpoint.
#38 - Big Time in Hollywood, FL
Follows two delusional brothers, who are self-proclaimed filmmakers, as they are kicked out of their parent's house and end up on an epic cinematic journey.
#39 - Not Safe with Nikki Glaser
Not Safe with Nikki Glaser blends interviews, experiments, and discussions about subjects revolving around sex, relationships, and the stuff nobody wants to talk about.
#40 - Kroll Show
From the unique mind of Nick Kroll comes a new sketch series, Kroll Show, satirizing our television obsessed culture and the rabid fan base it breeds. Kroll has built a loyal following through his stand-up and roles on shows such as Community, Childrens Hospital and Parks and Rec. His scene-stealing turn on the FX comedy The League playing sardonic dry-witted lawyer, Rodney Ruxin proved to be his most popular role to date. On Kroll Show, fans will get the opportunity to watch Nick transform himself into characters as varied as stand-up favorites Bobby Bottleservice and Fabrice Fabrice to half of the power team of "The PubLIZity Girls," with Jenny Slate. More than just a collection of sketches, Kroll Show, is about giving Nick’s fans a chance to see his of-the-moment take on pop culture, sports news, nightclub culture and what defines celebrity with characters and storylines that recur throughout the season. Kroll Show" is executive produced and written by Kroll, John Levenstein (Arrested Development) and Jonathan Krisel (Portlandia, Tim and Eric), who is also directing. The show features a wide-range of guest stars, including Fred Armisen, Hannibal Buress, Andy Daly, Jon Daly, Ed Helms, Rob Huebel, John Mulaney and Chelsea Peretti.
#41 - Secret Girlfriend
Based on Atomicwedgietv.com's ground-breaking comedy series, "Secret Girlfriend" breaks the fourth wall with a first person format that makes the audience a central character in the irreverent life of a single guy, his best friends and the multiple girlfriends he juggles to try and keep secret from one another.
#42 - Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens
Nora Lin leans on her family as she navigates life and young adulthood in outer borough-NYC.
#43 - Moonbeam City
“Moonbeam City” is an absurdist take on the gritty, sex-drenched crime dramas from the 1980s. The series follows undercover detective “Dazzle Novak” (voiced by Lowe), a handsome idiot who commits more crimes than most criminals. His tyrannical chief, “Pizzaz Miller” (Banks), won't get off his back, and hotshot rookie “Rad Cunningham” (Forte) is dying to see him fail. With the world against him, “Dazzle” is thrust into a living nightmare: having to do actual police work.
#44 - Another Period
Set at the turn of the century, “Another Period” follows the misadventures of the Bellacourts, Newport, RI’s first family, who have absolutely nothing to offer to the world, but who have so much money it doesn’t matter. The series focuses on sisters “Lillian” and “Beatrice”, who care only about how they look, what parties they attend and becoming famous, which is a lot harder in 1902.
#45 - Detroiters
Best friends and fledgling ad men Sam and Tim may not have the money, connections or talent that the big guys do, but they have ambition out the wazoo. Together, they’re out to build a local advertising empire and restore their home city of Detroit to its former glory in this new show from executive producers Lorne Michaels and Jason Sudeikis.
#46 - South Side
South Side follows two friends who just graduated from community college and are ready to take over the world. But until they do, they’re stuck working at Rent-T-Own.
#47 - That's My Bush!
President George W. Bush (Timothy Bottoms) lives in a comedy sitcom version of the White House called That's My Bush!, with a comedy sitcom wisecracking maid Maggie (Marcia Wallace), a comedy sitcom neighbor Larry (John D'Aquino) that barges in at random, and comedy sitcom types of problems, most of which also intersect with big controversial issues. Of course, he's not too bright, and his caring wife Laura (Carrie Quinn Dolin) often saves the day from horrorific political havoc.
#48 - The Sarah Silverman Program
The Sarah Silverman Program is a musical/comedy that journeys into the world of Sarah Silverman where daily life is anything but routine. Silverman plays a character named Sarah Silverman and is joined by her real-life sister Laura Silverman who plays the character of Laura. Rounding out the cast of characters are the geeky gay neighbors Steve (Steve Agee) and Brian (Brian Posehn), and Officer Jay (Jay Johnston).
#49 - Jeff & Some Aliens
Based on the recurring TripTank sketches, Jeff And Some Aliens follows Jeff, the world’s most average guy, and the three aliens sent to study him to determine whether or not humanity should be destroyed. Jeff’s mundane life is constantly thrown into chaos by his extraterrestrial guests – it isn’t always easy having roommates who force you to participate in grueling intergalatic decathalons or perform Azurian honor killings to restore interstellar balance.
#50 - Inside Amy Schumer
Take a journey into the provocative and hilariously wicked mind of Amy Schumer as she explores topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life in the new series "Inside Amy Schumer." Through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy, and man-on-the street candid interviews, Schumer tackles various themes such as "Denial," "Getting Your Way," and "Threesomes."