10 Funniest Women on TV

These first ladies of small-screen comedy make us laugh out loud.
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5. Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman
We’ll be honest, not every woman can work blue and get away with it, but Sarah pulls it off. Or were you not aware that she was “f***ing Matt Damon”?

4. Kristen Wiig
Kristen Wiig
It’s impossible to count how many characters she plays on Saturday Night Live, never mind how well she plays them. Well, actually, you probably could count them up, but how much time do you have?

3. Wanda Sykes
Wanda Sykes
Not only one of the funniest things on Curb Your Enthusiasm, the rare times she shows up, she’s just as fantastic on The New Adventures of Old Christine. In fact, she’d be even higher on this list if not for her co-star…

2. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
From Saturday Night Live to Seinfeld to The New Adventures of Old Christine, it’s tough to argue with more than 25 years of genius.

1. Tina Fey

Tina Fey
Not only because she plays 30 Rock’s Liz Lemon with a great amount of cleverness, not only because of her chemistry with Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski (who just missed making this list) and Tracy Morgan, but also because she writes most of what she says. Pretty amazing, huh?

Neil Turitz is a screenwriter, freelance journalist and the editor of the entertainment news blog FilmNewsBriefs.com. He knows a lot about movies and TV and is unafraid of sharing his knowledge and opinions with complete strangers.


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0 thoughts on “10 Funniest Women on TV

  1. Candice says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE Chelsea Handler, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey :)

  2. kitty says:

    Jane Krakowski belongs on this list! Other than that it’s perfect.

  3. FBNYC says:

    Kristen Wiig always has the funniest skits on SNL.. hands down! “Just kidding, just kidding!”

  4. hope_xo says:

    Yay! Great article. I’m a big Chelsea Handler fan!

  5. Fern says:

    Yay for the funny ladies!

  6. Yusdawg says:

    I love all these funny ladies. Completely forgot hilarious comedian Kathy Griffin and also Sherri Shepperd (her new show is LMAO).

  7. Nikkz915 says:

    I can agree with this list minus Sarah Silverman. I’ve never been a fan of her.

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