Comedy TV Shows for Teens

It's not easy to find the perfect combination of funny and cool for teens. Luckily, our list of comedy gems will keep your teen in stitches and begging to watch "just one more." From sitcoms to slapstick to political satire, there's something for every kid, whether they're fans of classic comedy or looking for the latest laugh. You just might want to check them out first to make sure they're appropriate. For more laughs for the entire family, look at our lists Romantic Comedies and Best Classic Comedy Films.

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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

age 10+

Faux-docu is a fun new take on the now-classic musical.

Network: Disney+ (2019)
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The Wonder Years (2021)

age 10+

Gentle nostalgia, keen insight in race-flipped reboot.

Network: ABC (2021)
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Black-ish

age 11+

Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.

Network: ABC (2014)
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Galavant

age 12+

Cartoonish violence, ribald jokes in fairy tale send-up.

Network: ABC (2016)
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Little America

age 12+

Beautifully authentic anthology of immigrant stories.

Network: Apple TV+ (2020)
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The Simpsons

age 12+

Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.

Network: Fox (1989)
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Speechless

age 12+

Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.

Network: ABC (2016)
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Girls5eva

age 13+

Language, mature humor in hilarious music biz spoof.

Network: Peacock (2021)
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Parks and Recreation

age 13+

Local government spoof for mature viewers is goofy at heart.

Network: NBC (2009)
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Futurama

age 13+

The Jetsons meet The Simpsons.

Network: Comedy Central (1999)
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Modern Family

age 13+

Poignant comedy series has mature content, stereotypes.

Network: ABC (2009)
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Portlandia

age 13+

Quirky comedy about hipsters is mild but meant for adults.

Network: IFC (2011)
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Psych

age 13+

Smart detective series more funny than graphic.

Network: USA (2006)
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Rutherford Falls

age 13+

Fresh, winning sitcom has unique characters, sharp humor.

Network: Peacock (2021)
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Schmigadoon!

age 13+

Colorful, surreal musical theater spoof is teen-friendly.

Network: Apple TV+ (2021)
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Younger

age 14+

Adorable comedy has sex jokes, drinking, stealth feminism.

Network: TV Land (2015)
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Almost Royal

age 14+

Deadpan faux reality series is hysterical, slightly rude.

Network: BBC America (2014)
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Comedy Bang! Bang!

age 14+

Faux talk show has edgy content, big laughs.

Network: IFC (2012)
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Community

age 14+

College comedy's wit trumps some stereotyping.

Network: NBC (2009)
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Conan

age 14+

Quirky late-night show aimed at adults and older teens.

Network: TBS (2010)
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