Critics' Picks 2014: Best New Comedy

Yahoo TV Staff

What are the best new comedies of the season? Yahoo TV polled 17 TV critics from around the country to get their picks, and got several different shows, including an Amazon original... but there was one clear frontrunner. Check out the video, above, to see the which shows you should make appointment viewing, then tell us which shows you're most excited for in the comments. We've already named the returning shows we're most excited for, chose the best new dramas, and were brutally honest about the worst new shows as well — watch all our videos and set your DVRs accordingly.

See Yahoo TV's Rankings of New Shows by Network:
Fox | ABC | NBC | The CW | CBS

Here's the tune-in information for all the shows mentioned:
Marry Me premieres Tues., Oct. 14 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.

Jane the Virgin premieres Mon., Oct. 13 at 9 p.m. ET on The CW.

Galavant premieres in 2015 on ABC.

Black-ish premieres Wed., Sept. 24 at 9:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

Transparent premieres all episodes of its first season Fri., Fri. Sept. 26 on Amazon.

Selfie premieres Tues., Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

A to Z premieres Thurs., Oct. 2 at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

Fresh Off the Boat premieres 2015 on ABC.

*Honorable mention: Scorpion premieres Mon., Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. (Scorpion!)

And a special thanks to all the critics for sharing their picks, in order of appearance:
Damian Holbrook from TV Guide Magazine; Sarah Rodman of The Boston Globe; Andy Swift of TVLine.com; Eric Deggans of NPR; Sandra Gonzalez from Mashable; Todd VanDerWerff from Vox.com; Melanie McFarland from IMDb TV; Alyssa Rosenberg of Washington Post; Maureen Ryan of The Huffington Post; Ellen Gray of the Philadelphia Daily News; Dan Fienberg of HitFix; Gail Pennington from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch; yours truly from Yahoo TV; Eric Goldman of IGN TV; Tierney Bricker from E! Online; Jarett Wieselman of BuzzFeed; and Michael O'Connell of The Hollywood Reporter.

Fall TV Catch-Up Guides:
Parenthood
The Good Wife
The Blacklist
The Big Bang Theory
Sleepy Hollow
The Mindy Project

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Graphic by Jayme Perry