Musical TV

Kids of all ages love music. And when the singing, playing, and performing comes to television, it can be a perfectly entertaining union. The music-themed shows for kids and teens on this list range from musical sitcoms to youthful talent competitions to historical docuseries. There's tons of cross-generational appeal, so these picks can offer lots of quality bonding time with your kids. For more of our fave picks for music lovers, check out Movies About Musicians, Musicals for Kids, and Best Music Apps and Games for Kids.

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Get Up and Move

age 2+

Lively show encourages kids to be active through dance.

Network: Universal Kids (2019)
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Jack's Big Music Show

age 2+

Rockin' puppets teach toddlers the joys of music.

Network: Nick Jr. (2005)
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Loo Loo Kids: Johny & Friends Musical Adventures

age 2+

YouTube channel spin-off is musical fun for preschoolers.

Network: Netflix (2019)
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Rhyme Time Town Singalongs

age 2+

Re-imagined nursery rhymes and cute animals teach lessons.

Network: Netflix (2020)
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Music Lullabies

age 3+

Gentle Disney characters star in sleepy, short music videos.

Network: Disney Junior (2018)
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True Tunes

age 3+

Darling, creative music vignettes will delight True's fans.

Network: Netflix (2019)
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Beat Bugs

age 4+

Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.

Network: Netflix (2016)
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Fraggle Rock: Rock On

age 4+

Fraggles make connections in fun, charming musical shorts.

Network: Apple TV+ (2020)
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Motown Magic

age 4+

Thoughtful musical series emphasizes self-confidence.

Network: Netflix (2018)
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Majors & Minors

age 6+

Positive, inspiring music reality show for whole family.

Network: Discovery Family Channel (2011)
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Big Time Rush

age 7+

Teen musicians' climb to the top is tween-friendly fun.

Network: Nickelodeon (2009)
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Max & Maestro

age 7+

Charming series teaches music appreciation across genres.

Network: Kidstream (2019)
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America's Most Musical Family

age 8+

Family singing competition is positive and energetic.

Network: Nickelodeon (2019)
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High School Musical: The Music in You

age 8+

Real-life teens bring HSM to the stage.

Network: Disney Channel (2007)
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Julie and the Phantoms

age 8+

Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.

Network: Netflix (2020)
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Lost & Found Music Studios

age 8+

Likable ensemble drama about teens following their dreams.

Network: Netflix (2016)
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Sing On!

age 8+

Lively, fun amateur karaoke singing game has some innuendo.

Network: Netflix (2020)
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The Singing Bee

age 8+

Sing-along competition is lighthearted fun.

Network: CMT, NBC (2009)
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Teen Beach 2

age 8+

Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Victorious

age 8+

Upbeat iCarly-like tween comedy promotes confidence.

Network: Nickelodeon (2010)
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