A guide to the best comedy on tv in the UK and US this week.
Black Monday – This new series from Don Cheadle didn’t have a great first episode – you can read our review here – but hopefully it’ll improve.
Crashing – Pete Holmes mostly decent HBO sitcom is also back at 10.00pm.
High Maintenance – And this stoner comedy follows it on HBO at 10.30pm.
Shameless – Returns for yet another season at 9pm
SMILF – The second season begins on Showtime at 10.30pm.
Tigtone – The second episode of this new Adult Swim series airs at midnight.
The Simpsons – It’s a repeat tonight but the show returns on February 10th.
Bob’s Burgers – And the same applies with Bob’s Burgers.
Family Guy – And Family Guy too.
Those Who Can’t – Season 3 Episode 2 is on at 10pm on TruTv
Two Doors Down – The third episode of season four is on BBC2 at 10pm.
Cold Feet – Continues it’s eighth series on ITV at 9pm.
The Neighborhood – Returns on the 4th of February.
Catastrophe – The third episode of season 4 of Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s superb relationship comedy series is on Channel Four at 10pm.
Conan – Conan’s back in a new half hour format on TNT at 10pm.
Living The Dream – The third episode of the latest season is on Sky One at 9pm.
Drunk History – Season six episode 2 is on Comedy Central at 10pm
Corporate – Season 2 episode 3 is on Comedy Central at 10.30pm.
Schitt’s Creek – Season Five episode 3 is on tonight.
Teachers – The latest episode is on Tv Land at 10pm.
Adam Ruins Everything – Another new episode is on today.
Black-Ish – Today is the eleventh episode of season 5.
Jon Glaser Loves Gear – One of our favourite ever series it’s season 2 episode 3 tonight.
You’re The Worst – Tonight is the third episode of the final season of this superb show.
I’m Sorry – Andrea Savage’s show airs it’s third episode of season 2.
Schooled – This spin off from The Goldberg’s stars Tim Meadows, Bryan Callen, Brett Dier, and AJ Michalka.
Insert Name Here – Josh Widdicombe, Angela Barnes, Suzannah Lipscomb, Richard Osman, Paul Feig and Jon Richardson appear in the fifth episode of the fourth series.
Russell Howard & Mum – A new series of this comedy travelogue is on Comedy Central at 10pm.
Grown-ish – Tonight is the fifth episode of this Black-ish spin off.
Modern Family – It’s season 10 episode 13 today.
Single Parents – And it’s season 1 episode 13 tonight.
Broad City – The final season of the show starts at 10pm on Comedy Central.
The Other Two – SNL writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider have created this new Comedy Central show which airs at 10.30pm
Brooklyn Nine-Nine – NBC is a must watch tonight with this being shown.
The Good Place – And then this is on afterwards.
Mom – It’s a repeat this week with a new episode being shown next week.
Fam – A new series from Corinne Kingsbury (The Newsroom) about a couple whose out of control half sister comes to live with them, tonight is the third episode.
The Orville – New episodes of the series now air each week on Thursdays.
Would I Lie To You – The best of the unseen bits of series 12 is on BBC1 at 8pm.
The Russell Howard Hour – Is on Sky One at 10pm.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – The final season is released on Netflix today.
Soft Focus With Jena Friedman 2 – A new one off special on Adult Swim, the first was superb so hopefully this will be too.
Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You – This comedy special is on Comedy Central at 11pm.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – The fourth and final season is essential viewing for all and tonight is the eleventh episode.
Trigger Warning With Killer Mike – This Netflix show airs a new episode today.
Fresh Off the Boat – Season 5 episode 11 is on today.
Speechless – Today is the twelfth episode of season 3.
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown – Another episode is on Channel Four tonight.
Saturday Night Live – James McAvoy hosts tonight.
Grace and Frankie – The fifth season is now on Netflix.
Sex Education – A brand new Netflix series, this stars Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson as mother and son, with the latter starting an underground sex therapy clinic at his school.
Friends From College – This second series is now on Netflix.
Mike Judge Presents: Tales From The Tour Bus – Judge’s superb series which explored what took place behind the scenes in the lives of musicians was even better than the first season, and is essential viewing.
The Shivering Truth – Adult Swim’s brand new series from PFFR was mostly an enormous amount of disturbing fun, and reviews of it are here: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5 and Episode 6.
South Park – It was a patchy season but there were still some episodes worth watching. Ah, damning with faint praise, you just can’t beat it.
The Marvellous Mrs Maisel – All of the episode from the second season are now available to watch, and reviews suggest it’s even better than the first batch.