7 Funniest Women on TV Who Never Get Old ...


I love talking about and celebrating some of the funniest women on TV, who are not only hilarious (obviously!) but are paving the way for women everywhere. These ladies never fail to make me giggle, and I know that I am not alone. If you’re ever feeling down, check out these hilarious gals and get ready to laugh your head off at the funniest women on TV.

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Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler How can I possibly start a list of funniest women on TV without Amy Poehler!? This stunning actress has been in a range of different hilarious shows, including Parks and Recreation and Arrested Development, and she has produced Parks and Recreation and Broad City. Amy never ceases to make me laugh, and her headstrong, opinionated, intelligent nature is an inspiration to anyone.


Betty White

Betty White The sassy Betty White has been acting for far longer than most of us have been alive, and she is just as fabulous now as she was all those years ago. She has won a range of different awards, ranging from the Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy and Female Star of the Year in 1986, and is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the longest TV career for a female entertainer! What a babe.



Ellen DEGENERES Ellen DeGeneres is so very hilarious, with her quick wit and wonderful ability to laugh at herself. Her self-titled show has many millions of viewers every episode, and her selfless attitude serves as a true inspiration to so many people. It’s very special to be able to make people laugh and feel better about themselves at the same time, and Ellen has more than mastered the craft.


Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy Melissa McCarthy has recently broken into the movie industry, starring in movies such as Bridesmaids, Life as We Know It and The Heat. Before this, however, she starred in TV series such as Samantha Who? and Mike & Molly (for which she won an Emmy). Melissa’s career started with stand-up comedy, which explains why she continues to make people laugh today.


Tina Fey

Tina Fey Sassy and fabulous Tina Fey (who’s real name is Elizabeth Stamatina!) has been in too many movies and TV shows to count, most notably the comedy series 30 Rock, which she created herself! Tina has also written an autobiography, Bossypants, for which she has been nominated for many awards. She is best friends in real life with Amy Poehler, and I can only imagine how hilarious these two must be when they get together!


Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders Jennifer Saunders has got to be one of my favourite comedians of all time! Best known for her side-splitting role as Edina Monsoon in the British comedy series Absolutely Fabulous, Jennifer has written and starred in some of the funniest TV shows ever. She is closely linked with other funny ladies, including Dawn French and Joanna Lumley, and she is married to funny man Ade Edmonson.


Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones Poor old Rashida is often overlooked, as when you think of shows she’s been in such as Parks and Recreation, the first person that springs to mind is Amy Poehler, or other co-stars! However, Rashida Jones is super hilarious, and brings so much warmth and funny sarcasm to all of the shows she appears in.

I love watching funny women on TV, as they make jokes about things all women can relate to, and that often makes us feel so much better about the things we might feel self-conscious about otherwise. Who is your favourite female comedian?

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Speaking as a Brit, Jennifer Saunders is a national treasure but I'm shocked to see her on an American list! Great to see that she's appreciated across the pond!


What about Sandra bullock she's amazing !!

Sandra bullock has the best movies ever she's great! :)

Jennifer Lawrence should be on here too

And what about Julia Louis-Dreyfus??? She's awesome too.....

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