Most Popular Comedy TV Shows

Convert a dull Sunday afternoon into an eventful day for family and friends. To do so all you need is a few rented DVD's of comedy shows, some popcorn and cans of juice. You can choose the sitcom you would like to watch from the list below.
| Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Little pleasures help brighten up a dull day, turn sad moments into glad ones and help chase away the dark clouds. Comedy shows are fun to watch and leave you in splits. Here is a list of few popular comedy shows that have captivated the attention of the audience for a long time….read on to know more about them.

Modern Family

This sitcom features Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vargara, Julie Bowen, and Ty Burrell and is a must see since it shows a funny and refreshing view of how much it takes to raise a family in today’s world. There are many issues like adoption, multi-cultural relationships that form a part of the show’s three widely diverse broods. Modern family is such a hit with its viewers that it has won awards like the Emmy Award for Outstanding comedy series and the Golden Globe Award for best television series- musical or comedy. In this family, staying together and making things work is of vital importance. Interesting and hilarious, modern family surely is one popular comedy show!

Men of a Certain Age

Life brings challenges and that is what is portrayed in men of a certain age. This sitcom explores the unique bond of friendship shared by three males who are experiencing the challenges that mid-life comes with. These men who are college friends deal with the second act of their lives together. Funny and thought provoking, you can download the seasons and watch it if it interests you.


Friends is an American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004. The series revolves around a group of friends in Manhattan. The series was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. The original executive producers were Crane, Kauffman and Kevin Bright, with numerous others being promoted in later seasons. This famous series was nominated for 63 Primetime Emmy Awards and won six of them. Apart from this award, Friends has also won the 2002 Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. Other awards given to this  series are an American Comedy Award, a GLAAD Media Award, a Golden Globe Award, three Logie Awards, six People's Choice Awards, one Satellite Award and one Screen Actors Guild Award.

Everybody loves Raymond

This American series ran on CBS from 1996 to 2005 and was based on a successful sports writer Ray Barone’s life. Everybody loves Raymond focuses on his family which consists of overbearing parents; a fed up wife and an older brother was is extremely jealous of Ray. The situations in this sitcom are mostly based on real life situations involving Ray Romano (lead actor), Phil Rosenthal (producer/creator) and the writing staff of the show. Family drama, comedy and loads of laughter…this series provides you everything you expected from a good comedy show!

30 Rock

Tina Fey is the creator of this American television comedy series that is produced by Broadway Video and Little Stranger, Inc., along with NBC Universal. The name 30 rock refers to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City which is the address of the GE Building, in which the NBC Studios is found. This sitcom is interesting and consists of 13 regular cast members. 30 Rock has won many awards such as the Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series for three consecutive years. It has also achieved the top ranking on myriad critics’ year-end best of 2006 and 2007 lists. It was in the year 2009 that 30 Rock was nominated for 22 Emmy Awards.