TV Moms We Love

From Leave It to Beaver's pearl-sporting June Cleaver to Gilmore Girls' wisecracking Lorelai, there's never been a shortage of great moms on TV. This list includes some of our all-time favorites. For more mom-tastic faves, check out our Movie Moms list, and get dad in on the action too, with Best Father-Daughter Movies, TV Dads We Love, and Movie Dads. And of course, for guaranteed winners the whole fam will enjoy, you can't go wrong with list of the Family TV Shows to Watch Together.

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Leave It to Beaver TV Poster Image
Classic '50s sitcom is dated but still appealing.
Network: TV Land
(2004)
(1957)
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The Brady Bunch TV Poster Image
Oh, my nose! '70s icon is family-friendly fare.
Network: Syndicated
(2005)
(1969)
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Happy Days TV Poster Image
Aaaaay! Classic feel-good sitcom is hokey but fun.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(2005)
(1974)
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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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Family Matters TV Poster Image
Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: Freeform, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Fuller House TV Poster Image
Nostalgia bolsters family-centric sequel of '80s sitcom.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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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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Family Ties TV Poster Image
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(2007)
(1982)
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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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One Day at a Time TV Poster Image
Worthy update of classic sitcom has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2017)
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The Simpsons TV Poster Image
Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.
Network: Fox
(2004)
(1989)
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Bob's Burgers TV Poster Image
Satirical, sometimes naughty humor on animated comedy.
Network: Fox
(2011)
(2011)
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Everybody Loves Raymond TV Poster Image
Show finds humor in family conflict; teens and up.
Network: CBS, Syndicated
(2003)
(1996)
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Gilmore Girls TV Poster Image
Fun coming-of-age drama that's great for teens.
Network: Freeform, CW
(2005)
(2000)
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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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Modern Family TV Poster Image
Brilliant, poignant comedy series has mature content.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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The Fosters TV Poster Image
Heartwarming drama about foster teens and their two moms.
Network: Freeform
(2013)
(2013)
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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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Schitt's Creek TV Poster Image
Great cast, positive messages in fish-out-of-water comedy.
Network: Pop TV
(2015)
(2015)
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This Is Us TV Poster Image
Adult-oriented dramedy puts a fresh spin on family ties.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Jane the Virgin TV Poster Image
Quirky telenovela-style dramedy gets steamy.
Network: CW
(2014)
(2014)
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Parenthood TV Poster Image
Quality drama charts the pros, cons of family togetherness.
Network: NBC
(2010)
(2010)
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Big Little Lies TV Poster Image
Rape, murder, class conflicts simmer in terrific drama.
Network: HBO
(2017)
(2017)
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