Best Kids' Shows on Hulu

Sometimes it's difficult for the whole family to sit down and watch prime-time TV together, so we assembled this list of our favorite shows that are currently streaming on Hulu. From educational cartoons to classic sitcoms and popular network dramas, there's sure to be an entertaining pick for everyone. And if your family is more into movies, there are also tons of family-friendly films for kids of all ages. Lots of these popular titles are available for free, but some are part of the Hulu Plus plan. Check back often -- we'll update this list regularly!

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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(2004)
(1969)
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Astroblast TV Poster Image
Charming animals teach kids about positive relationships.
Network: NBC, Sprout
(2015)
(2014)
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Curious George TV Poster Image
Notorious monkey amuses and teaches preschoolers.
Network: PBS Kids
(2006)
(2006)
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Handy Manny TV Poster Image
Friendly handyman teaches kids about cooperation.
Network: Disney Channel
(2006)
(2006)
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Henry Hugglemonster TV Poster Image
Cute monster tot teaches kids about feelings, relationships.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
(2013)
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Nina's World TV Poster Image
Strong diversity, community, family themes in superb series.
Network: Sprout
(2015)
(2015)
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Ready, Steady, Wiggle! TV Poster Image
Aussie entertainers get kids moving with catchy songs.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2013)
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Sheriff Callie's Wild West TV Poster Image
Friendly frontier town teaches kids about strong character.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
(2013)
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Sydney Sailboat TV Poster Image
Spunky boat's adventures have good lessons for preschoolers.
Network: Sprout
(2015)
(2015)
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Tayo the Little Bus TV Poster Image
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2010)
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Terrific Trucks TV Poster Image
Delightful series follows adventures of real dirt movers.
Network: Sprout
(2016)
(2016)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
(2012)
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Doozers TV Poster Image
Fraggle Rock co-stars emphasize learning by doing.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2014)
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Miles from Tomorrowland TV Poster Image
Family's tot-friendly adventures are out of this world.
Network: Disney Junior
(2015)
(2015)
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Ranger Rob TV Poster Image
Upbeat outdoor adventures feature lots of learning fun.
Network: Universal Kids
(2017)
(2016)
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Sid the Science Kid TV Poster Image
Boy's queries get kids curious about the world.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
(2008)
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Dot. TV Poster Image
Charming series strikes perfect balance between life, tech.
Network: Sprout
(2016)
(2016)
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Gumby TV Poster Image
Surreal Claymation adventures, ideal whole-family viewing.
Network: Comcast
(2017)
(1955)
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Inspector Gadget TV Poster Image
Bumbling bionic detective offers worry-free laughs for kids.
Network: Syndicated
(2009)
(1983)
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Little Big Shots TV Poster Image
Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Doug TV Poster Image
Low-key '90s cartoon has good lessons for grade-schoolers.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1991)
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I Love Lucy TV Poster Image
Classic clowning from comic genius; for all ages.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1951)
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Kids Baking Championship TV Poster Image
Friendly foodie contest is fun for the whole family.
Network: Food Network
(2015)
(2015)
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The New Adventures of Figaro Pho TV Poster Image
Kid embraces fears, fresh adventures in delightful series.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
(2015)
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Nutri Ventures TV Poster Image
Food-themed adventure series promotes healthy eating habits.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2010)
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Pinky and the Brain TV Poster Image
Clever toon is great fun for both kids and adults.
Network: Toon Disney
(2006)
(1995)
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Rugrats TV Poster Image
Babies go adventuring in this Nick favorite.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
(1991)
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Animaniacs TV Poster Image
Clever 'toon is bursting with fun for kids and adults.
Network: WB
(2007)
(1993)
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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern TV Poster Image
Chef explores world's oddest culinary choices.
Network: Travel Channel
(2007)
(2006)
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Counterfeit Cat TV Poster Image
Funny buddy comedy has mischief, feline-flavored humor.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
(2016)
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Genius Junior TV Poster Image
Intellectual whiz kids wow in family-friendly game show.
Network: NBC
(2018)
(2018)
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Good Luck Charlie TV Poster Image
Well-rounded Disney sitcom offers wholesome fun to families.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Home Improvement TV Poster Image
Laughs and lessons abound in whole-family sitcom.
Network: Syndicated
(2005)
(1991)
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Hey Arnold! TV Poster Image
Strong storytelling and characters mark worthwhile cartoon.
Network: Nickelodeon, Nicktoons
(2005)
(1996)
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Step by Step TV Poster Image
Family steps up to the task of blending lives.
Network: Freeform
(2004)
(1991)
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Teen Titans Go! TV Poster Image
Superheroes' new look, comical feel invites younger kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
(2013)
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Chopped Junior TV Poster Image
Kid cooking competition is fun and family-friendly.
Network: Food Network
(2016)
(2015)
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Family Matters TV Poster Image
Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: Freeform, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Good Eats TV Poster Image
Quirky culinary comic mixes food, science, fun.
Network: Cooking Channel, Food Network
(2006)
(1999)
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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
(2012)
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Little Big Shots: Forever Young TV Poster Image
Senior citizens take center stage in inspiring talent show.
Network: NBC
(2017)
(2017)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(2006)
(1987)
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Star Trek: The Original Series TV Poster Image
A cultural icon that's lived long and prospered.
Network: G4, Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1966)
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Star Trek: Voyager TV Poster Image
Getting lost in space has never been so much fun.
Network: Spike, Syndicated
(2006)
(1995)
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We Bare Bears TV Poster Image
Hilarious bear bros. try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
(2015)
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America's Got Talent TV Poster Image
Fun-filled, family-friendly reality show.
Network: NBC
(2006)
(2006)
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MythBusters TV Poster Image
Witty team puts urban legends to the scientific test.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2005)
(2003)
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The Next Step TV Poster Image
High-drama reality-style series explores peer pressure.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2014)
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7th Heaven TV Poster Image
This uplifting family drama keeps the faith.
Network: CW, Syndicated
(2003)
(1996)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
(2010)
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Blossom TV Poster Image
'90s sitcom still offers strong role model, great messages.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2014)
(1990)
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Boy Meets World TV Poster Image
A boy deals with friends and girls in classic tween sitcom.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
(1993)
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Chopped TV Poster Image
Drama-free cooking show that's great for family viewing.
Network: Food Network
(2012)
(2009)
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The Incredible Dr. Pol TV Poster Image
Rural vet's life is positive entertainment for older kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2011)
(2011)
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Little Mosque on the Prairie TV Poster Image
Funny ensemble comedy plays with Muslim stereotypes.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
(2007)
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MasterChef Junior TV Poster Image
Kids cook and compete in this whole-family treat.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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Mr. Bean TV Poster Image
Popular British comedy has gags; some risqué moments.
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
(1990)
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Sailor Moon Crystal TV Poster Image
'90s anime reboot boasts girl power, but iffy body images.
Network: Hulu, Online
(2015)
(2014)
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Steven Universe TV Poster Image
Quirky cartoon values family, fun, and finding your purpose.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
(2013)
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The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
(1959)
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Worst Cooks in America TV Poster Image
Competition teaches amateurs to cook in watch-together fare.
Network: Food Network
(2012)
(2010)
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Black-ish TV Poster Image
Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2014)
(2014)
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Fruits Basket TV Poster Image
Thoughtful anime has great messages for older tweens.
Network: Online
(2014)
(2002)
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Naruto Shippuden TV Poster Image
Rambunctious ninja returns, slightly older, in anime sequel.
Network: Disney XD
(2009)
(2007)
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Project Runway: Junior TV Poster Image
Seamless spinoff has less drama, more positive mentoring.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
(2015)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2013)
(2012)
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Champions TV Poster Image
Great gags, fun characters on inclusive sitcom throwback.
Network: NBC
(2018)
(2018)
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The Crossing TV Poster Image
Crackling mystery series a great choice for tweens and up.
Network: ABC
(2018)
(2018)
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Dance Academy TV Poster Image
Realistic Aussie drama explores teen issues like dating.
Network: TeenNick
(2012)
(2012)
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Everybody Hates Chris TV Poster Image
Everyone will love this funny take on real issues.
Network: CW, Nickelodeon
(2005)
(2005)
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Fresh Off the Boat TV Poster Image
Fierce memoir about Asian family makes fresh, sweet sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2015)
(2015)
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Ghosted TV Poster Image
Sci-fi weapons in silly, charming odd-couple sitcom.
Network: Fox
(2017)
(2017)
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Hollywood Game Night TV Poster Image
Celebs compete (and drink) in zesty, loose game show.
Network: NBC
(2013)
(2013)
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Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert TV Poster Image
Masterful performances impress in modernized rock opera.
Network: NBC
(2018)
(2018)
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Marvel's Agent Carter TV Poster Image
Strong female lead defies stereotypes in tantalizing series.
Network: ABC
(2015)
(2015)
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The Mayor TV Poster Image
Rapper runs for mayor as a joke -- and wins in fun comedy.
Network: ABC
(2017)
(2017)
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The Middle TV Poster Image
Funny look at average family is OK for older tweens and up.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
(2011)
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Quantum Leap TV Poster Image
Classic sci-fi series hops and skips through time.
Network: Syfy
(2005)
(1989)
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The Simpsons TV Poster Image
Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.
Network: Fox
(2004)
(1989)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
(2016)
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Timeless TV Poster Image
History-driven sci fi is fun, sometimes violent.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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America Inside Out with Katie Couric TV Poster Image
Informative docu-series examines controversial issues.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2018)
(2018)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Poster Image
Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(2005)
(1997)
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Detectorists TV Poster Image
There's hidden gold in this low-stakes British comedy.
Network: BBC
(2018)
(2014)
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Ellen TV Poster Image
Ramble along with this still-funny sitcom.
Network: Oxygen
(2005)
(1994)
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Everwood TV Poster Image
Engaging but controversial show for teens.
Network: WB
(2003)
(2002)
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood TV Poster Image
Powerful anime explores mature themes with some gore.
Network: Adult Swim
(2012)
(2010)
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Futurama TV Poster Image
The Jetsons meet The Simpsons.
Network: Comedy Central
(2004)
(1999)
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The Gifted TV Poster Image
Intense X-Men follow-up raises thoughtful themes for teens.
Network: Fox
(2017)
(2017)
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The Golden Girls TV Poster Image
Funny senior housemates crack wise; teens and up.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2005)
(1985)
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Heroic Age TV Poster Image
Complex anime has intriguing story but some cursing, too.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2009)
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Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Poster Image
Avengers TV follow-up is violent but thrilling fare.
Network: ABC
(2013)
(2013)
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Modern Family TV Poster Image
Brilliant, poignant comedy series has mature content.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Parks and Recreation TV Poster Image
Local government spoof for mature viewers is goofy at heart.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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Scrubs TV Poster Image
Goofy medical comedy with heart; for older teens.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2005)
(2001)
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Ugly Betty TV Poster Image
Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2006)
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All Night TV Poster Image
Cliche-busting teen comedy has style, some edgy stuff.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
(2018)
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Angie Tribeca TV Poster Image
Clever, broad cop-show spoof has cursing, off-color jokes.
Network: TBS
(2016)
(2016)
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Better Late Than Never TV Poster Image
Fun male-bonding travel reality sends aging stars overseas.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Better Off Ted TV Poster Image
Humor in whipsmart workplace satire is aimed at adults.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine TV Poster Image
Lighthearted cop comedy serves up laughs and diversity.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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Bunheads TV Poster Image
Likable drama blends good role models, small-town humor.
Network: Freeform
(2012)
(2012)
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Community TV Poster Image
College comedy's wit trumps some stereotyping.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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Elementary TV Poster Image
Smart Sherlock drama is a great choice for mature teens.
Network: CBS
(2012)
(2012)
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Friday Night Lights TV Poster Image
Poignant football drama scores; OK for teens.
Network: Freeform, NBC
(2006)
(2006)
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Glee TV Poster Image
Edgy-but-quirky comedy's music, message will win teens over.
Network: Fox
(2009)
(2009)
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The Goldbergs TV Poster Image
Loud look at '80s family life has positive takeaways.
Network: ABC
(2013)
(2013)
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Gotham TV Poster Image
Dark, violent drama tells compelling Batman backstory.
Network: Fox
(2014)
(2014)
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Grown-ish TV Poster Image
Black-ish kid goes to college in great, edgy show.
Network: Freeform
(2017)
(2018)
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How I Met Your Mother TV Poster Image
Clever sitcom about love features sex talk, drinking.
Network: CBS, Syndicated
(2005)
(2005)
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The Last Man on Earth TV Poster Image
Dark, fun existential exploration of postapocalyptic life.
Network: Fox
(2015)
(2015)
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Lost TV Poster Image
Excellent, sometimes scary drama for fearless families.
Network: ABC
(2005)
(2004)
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV Poster Image
Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
(1988)
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New Girl TV Poster Image
Heartwarming roommate comedy with innuendo, drinking.
Network: Fox
(2011)
(2011)
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Pitch TV Poster Image
MLB's first female pitcher boldly faces challenges.
Network: Fox
(2016)
(2016)
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Queen Sugar TV Poster Image
Mature series deeply explores human relationships, family.
Network: OWN
(2016)
(2016)
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Raising Hope TV Poster Image
Quirky family sitcom about young dad has lots of heart.
Network: Fox
(2010)
(2010)
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Recovery Road TV Poster Image
Teen-in-rehab drama has realistic plot, great characters.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
(2016)
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Runaways TV Poster Image
Underage drinking, sci-fi violence in superhero soap opera.
Network: Hulu
(2017)
(2017)
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Saturday Night Live TV Poster Image
Legendary late-night show funny for teens and up.
Network: NBC
(2005)
(1975)
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Seinfeld TV Poster Image
Yadda, yadda, yadda -- a classic for teens and up.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Siren TV Poster Image
Mermaid tale is violent, suspenseful, and thrilling drama.
Network: Freeform
(2018)
(2018)
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Twin Peaks TV Poster Image
Surreal cult hit might be too disturbing for teens.
Network: ABC
(2010)
(1990)
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Will & Grace TV Poster Image
Fun show about a strong friendship; rude jokes, sex, pills.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1998)
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Younger TV Poster Image
Adorable comedy has sex jokes, drinking, stealth feminism.
Network: TV Land
(2015)
(2015)
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