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Best Kids' TV Shows on Netflix in 2020

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 and movies that are currently streaming on Netflix. From educational cartoons for kids to heartwarming dramas for teens and even classic comedies you watched as a kid, there's bound to be a top-rated title for everyone in your family. Many of these popular shows have multiple seasons available, so it's a good idea to establish some screen-time rules to keep binge-watching to a minimum. Netflix frequently updates its library, so check back here often for new additions to this list.

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Ask the Storybots TV Poster Image
Kids' big questions get answered by friendly, funny bots.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Care Bears & Cousins TV Poster Image
Classic fuzzy crew teaches empathy, kindness, friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot TV Poster Image
CGI enhances the magic of classic friendly characters.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2012)
(2012)
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Charlie's Colorforms City TV Poster Image
Preschool show teaches skills, celebrates imagination.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Justin Time GO! TV Poster Image
Imagination takes Justin and friends to faraway, fun places.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Luna Petunia TV Poster Image
Sweet show has great messages, problem-solving, and pink.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Molang TV Poster Image
Animal buddies explore their world in delightful series.
Network: Disney Junior, Kidstream
(2017)
(2014)
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Pocoyo TV Poster Image
Adventurous kid's curiosity will appeal to preschoolers.
Network: Online
(2011)
(2011)
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Puffin Rock TV Poster Image
Young bird's adventures celebrate curiosity, relationships.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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Sofia the First TV Poster Image
Spunky, well-rounded princess celebrates individuality.
Network: Disney Channel, Disney Junior
(2013)
(2012)
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Splash and Bubbles TV Poster Image
Friendly fish introduce preschoolers to ocean science.
Network: PBS Kids
(2016)
(2016)
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A Storybots Christmas TV Poster Image
One kid's big question leads to lots of holiday fun.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Storybots Super Songs TV Poster Image
Clever music vids feature catchy tunes, cute cartoons.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2016)
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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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Word Party TV Poster Image
Cute, fun preschool series puts kids in vocab-teaching role.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Beat Bugs: All Together Now TV Poster Image
Delightful musical tale teaches about friendship, teamwork.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Chip and Potato TV Poster Image
Sweet friendship helps young pup face new experiences.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Go! Go! Cory Carson TV Poster Image
Sweet stories, exceptional messages in toy-inspired series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Goldie & Bear TV Poster Image
Sweet preschool show blends fairy tale characters' stories.
Network: Disney Junior
(2015)
(2015)
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Green Eggs and Ham TV Poster Image
Charming book-inspired series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Julie's Greenroom TV Poster Image
Delightful series teaches young kids about performance arts.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Llama Llama TV Poster Image
Beloved books inspire charming, family-friendly series.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Motown Magic TV Poster Image
Thoughtful musical series emphasizes self-confidence.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Noddy, Toyland Detective TV Poster Image
Colorful take on classic is fun, teaches problem-solving.
Network: Universal Kids
(2016)
(2016)
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Octonauts TV Poster Image
Friendly adventurers teach kids about marine life, teamwork.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
(2010)
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PJ Masks TV Poster Image
Pint-size superhero capers have great messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2015)
(2015)
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Super Monsters TV Poster Image
Kindly monsters model positive behavior for preschoolers.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Treehouse Detectives TV Poster Image
Simple mysteries teach preschoolers about natural world.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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True and the Rainbow Kingdom TV Poster Image
Whimsical world's heroine helps her friends solve problems.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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True: Wonderful Wishes TV Poster Image
Kindhearted magical heroine helps friends solve problems.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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True: Happy Hearts Day TV Poster Image
Sweet holiday story promotes empathy, compassion.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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True: Magical Friends TV Poster Image
Kindness, friendship themes prominent in sweet series.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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True: Winter Wishes TV Poster Image
Hero races to save kingdom from icy fate in sweet tale.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Archibald's Next Big Thing TV Poster Image
Sunny book character's adventures make for fun family show.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Danger Mouse TV Poster Image
'80s series reboot polishes edges of classic spy spoof.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2015)
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Inspector Gadget TV Poster Image
Fun remake of '80s classic has multigenerational appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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The Magic School Bus Rides Again TV Poster Image
Great reboot encourages curiosity about science and nature.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Mia and Me TV Poster Image
Fantasy series has positive themes, intimidating villains.
Network: Nick Jr., Nickelodeon
(2014)
(2014)
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Pablo TV Poster Image
Insightful, creative show centers on character with autism.
Network: Universal Kids
(2018)
(2018)
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Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy TV Poster Image
Bot trainees learn teamwork, perseverance at rescue school.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2019)
(2019)
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Spirit Riding Free TV Poster Image
Courage, adventure, and a great role model in sweet series.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Trolls Holiday Movie Poster Image
Holiday-themed show will give Trolls fans the warm fuzzies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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VeggieTales in the City TV Poster Image
City life teaches moral lessons in sweet animated series.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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We're Lalaloopsy TV Poster Image
Music, silliness, and adventures in friendly series.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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The Adventures of Puss in Boots TV Poster Image
Nomadic dueler finds a home in comical, endearing series.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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The Andy Griffith Show TV Poster Image
Cheery classic has positive, kid-friendly lessons.
Network: TV Land
(2005)
(1960)
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The Boss Baby: Back in Business TV Poster Image
Movie follow-up has laughs and strong family messages.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Bottersnikes & Gumbles TV Poster Image
Beautifully animated book adaptation has positive messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Hilda TV Poster Image
Whimsical books-based show celebrates adventure, friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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A Little Help with Carol Burnett TV Poster Image
Adults ask kids for advice in fun, funny panel show.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Our Planet TV Poster Image
Gorgeous docuseries features animal life, nature's wonders.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Pee-wee's Playhouse TV Poster Image
Brilliant, double-edged silliness has broad appeal.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
(1986)
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Trolls: The Beat Goes On! TV Poster Image
Trolls and Bergens coexist in cute, cheeky cartoon series.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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The Worst Witch TV Poster Image
Spooky book-inspired series is mild and magical.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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100 Things to Do Before High School TV Poster Image
Funny tales of tweens' adventures celebrate friendship.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
(2014)
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Brainchild TV Poster Image
Smart, funny series teaches kid-friendly science concepts.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Carmen Sandiego TV Poster Image
Globe-trotting thief's action-packed origin story.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Cupcake and Dino -- General Services TV Poster Image
Quirky 'toon mixes sweet themes with goofy adventures.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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The Deep TV Poster Image
Fantastic family-focused adventure explores the vast ocean.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Dino Girl Gauko TV Poster Image
Funny, surreal series about a girl who turns into a dino.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2019)
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Dinotrux TV Poster Image
Creatures find friendship, fun in awesome animated world.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays Movie Poster Image
Sweet, silly holiday special will make young kids giggle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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H2O: Mermaid Adventures TV Poster Image
Animated version of hit Aussie series makes a splash.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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Hotel Transylvania: The Series TV Poster Image
Fast-paced, funny, and just spooky enough for young kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
(2017)
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Jinxed TV Poster Image
Funny family has positive messages about self-esteem.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
(2013)
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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts TV Poster Image
Themes of perseverance, friendship dominate dystopian tale.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Legend Quest TV Poster Image
Mexican folklore-inspired adventure series has broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir TV Poster Image
Pleasant Paris-set superhero story sweet fun for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel, Nickelodeon
(2015)
(2015)
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Mr. Young TV Poster Image
Genius-teen-turned-teacher tale has merit for kids.
Network: Disney XD
(2011)
(2011)
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Project Mc2 TV Poster Image
Whiz kids break stereotypes, make being smart cool.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale TV Poster Image
Puss explores fairy tales in fun, interactive special.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Skylanders Academy TV Poster Image
Toy-inspired adventure series a fun pick with broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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When Calls the Heart TV Poster Image
Faith-based period drama has stellar female role models.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2014)
(2014)
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Yo-Kai Watch TV Poster Image
Game-inspired anime explores emotions in a creative way.
Network: Disney XD
(2015)
(2015)
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The Who Was? Show TV Poster Image
Fun books-inspired show intros kids to historical figures.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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The Big Family Cooking Showdown TV Poster Image
British food contest celebrates families cooking together.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Brain Games TV Poster Image
Captivating look at mind's abilities, but content can vary.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2013)
(2011)
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Chill with Bob Ross TV Poster Image
Mellow artist paints soothing landscapes in relaxing series.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(1983)
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Creeped Out TV Poster Image
Creepy anthology series has positive messages, fun frights.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2017)
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Dragons: Race to the Edge TV Poster Image
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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Good Witch TV Poster Image
Family-friendly series centers on charming, helpful witch.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2015)
(2015)
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The Great British Baking Show TV Poster Image
Mild, mouth-watering baking contest great fun for all ages.
Network: PBS, Syndicated
(2015)
(2010)
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The InBESTigators TV Poster Image
Kid detectives solve mysteries in charming Aussie comedy.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Kulipari: An Army of Frogs TV Poster Image
Graphic novels inspire fantastic -- but violent -- series.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Lost & Found Music Studios TV Poster Image
Likable ensemble drama about teens following their dreams.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power TV Poster Image
Likable '80s reboot features strong female heroine.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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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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Transformers Prime TV Poster Image
Action, violence don't overshadow worthy messages for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Twelve Forever TV Poster Image
Wonderfully weird show has heart; expect weapons, fighting.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Victorious TV Poster Image
Upbeat iCarly-like tween comedy promotes confidence.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
(2010)
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Voltron: Legendary Defender TV Poster Image
DreamWorks updates '80s toon in tense but fantastic form.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Wakfu TV Poster Image
Excellent game-inspired anime has likable hero at heart.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
(2014)
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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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Dogs TV Poster Image
Poignant, intense docuseries celebrates the human-dog bond.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Fast & Furious: Spy Racers TV Poster Image
Diverse adventure series' race scenes will thrill tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Basketball or Nothing TV Poster Image
Captivating docuseries inspires, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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The Dragon Prince TV Poster Image
Captivating fantasy tale has positive themes, broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Heartland TV Poster Image
Tween-friendly Canadian drama with horses, heartbreak.
Network: UPtv
(2015)
(2007)
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The Hollow TV Poster Image
Mystical animated series plays like "Lost" for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Nailed It! TV Poster Image
Food fails are hilarious in this comedic competition.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Night on Earth TV Poster Image
Revelatory nature docu captures nocturnal animals worldwide.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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NOVA TV Poster Image
Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(2005)
(1974)
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Rilakkuma and Kaoru TV Poster Image
Human, animal characters shine in quirky slice-of-life show.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Sugar Rush TV Poster Image
Timely twist on baking contest adds strategy to the mix.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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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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Zion TV Poster Image
Exceptional short docu tells teen's story of perseverance.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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You vs. Wild TV Poster Image
Interactive survival show lets viewers decide star's fate.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Kantaro: The Sweet Tooth Salaryman TV Poster Image
Combination sitcom and food show is delightfully bonkers.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2017)
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Raising Dion TV Poster Image