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The Best Kids' TV Shows of the Decade (2010–2019)

The past decade saw a massive shift in how people -- kids especially -- watch TV. Saturday-morning cartoons became any-time-of-day cartoons as Netflix and other on-demand viewing services became the norm. At the same time, the amount (and quality) of kids' programming exploded, and kids were introduced to some of the best, most diverse TV characters of all time. We selected 10 of our absolute favorite kids' shows that came out between 2010 and 2019, listed here in order by age rating. These quirky, colorful series are chock-full of positive role models, learning potential, and entertainment value. And for more of the best media of the past 10 years, check out our list of the Best Kids' Movies of the Decade and the Best Kids' Books of the Decade.

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Ask the Storybots

age 3+

Kids' big questions get answered by friendly, funny bots.

Network: Netflix (2016)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

age 3+

Excellent lessons from Mister Rogers' next generation.

Network: PBS Kids (2012)
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Doc McStuffins

age 4+

Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.

Network: Disney Junior (2012)
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Odd Squad

age 5+

Lively mixed-media series solves mysteries with math skills.

Network: PBS Kids (2014)
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Project Mc2

age 7+

Whiz kids break stereotypes, make being smart cool.

Network: Netflix (2015)
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The Legend of Korra

age 8+

Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.

Network: Nickelodeon (2012)
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Adventure Time

age 10+

Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.

Network: Cartoon Network (2010)
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Andi Mack

age 10+

Heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story best for tweens.

Network: Disney Channel (2017)
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age 11+

Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.

Network: ABC (2014)
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One Day at a Time

age 12+

Worthy update of classic sitcom has heart.

Network: Netflix (2017)