Best-Reviewed TV Comedies 2017

Netflix takes the top two spots in the comedy series category, including returning overall winner Master of None, which also won this category in 2015 for its first season.

All scores below reflect the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2017.


Adjusted Score: 102.441%
Critics Consensus: Master of None‘s second season picks up where its predecessor left off, delivering an ambitious batch of episodes that builds on the show’s premise while adding surprising twists.
Synopsis: The Emmy award-winning comedy is back! After traveling abroad, Dev (Aziz Ansari) returns to New York to take on challenges… [More]

Adjusted Score: 102.368%
Critics Consensus: Timely, provocative, and sharply written, Dear White People is an entertaining blend of social commentary and incisive humor.
Synopsis: Students of color deal with life issues while attending a predominately white Ivy League college…. [More]

Insecure: Season 2 (2017)


Adjusted Score: 101.636%
Critics Consensus: Insecure displays title-defying confidence in its second season, upping the comedy and deepening the relationships between its talented ensemble.
Synopsis: Created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore and adapted from Rae’s “Awkward Black Girl” Web series, “Insecure” explores the lives… [More]


Adjusted Score: 101.562%
Critics Consensus: By voluntarily blowing up its premise, The Good Place sets up a second season that proves even funnier than its first.
Synopsis: An Arizona woman enters the afterlife and tries to become a better person and make amends for past bad behavior… [More]

Catastrophe: Season 3 (2017)


Adjusted Score: 101.416%
Critics Consensus: Catastrophe deepens the drama in its latest season — but remarkably loses none of its comedy along the way.
Synopsis: Rob and Sharon have faced down unexpected pregnancy and abrupt parenthood, but can they survive an unexplained receipt for the… [More]
Starring: Sharon Horgan

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