TV Shows for the Modern Family

When homework and dinner are done, try our list of great shows the whole family can enjoy. From The Simpsons to Black-ish, these TV shows feature some of our favorite and most diverse families. These relatably crazy families get into shenanigans that, to some, will seem all too familiar. You can even use our discussion questions to make TV time count. For more family fun, check out our lists Family TV Shows to Watch Together and Comedy TV Shows for Teens.

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Cousins for Life

age 6+

Heartwarming sitcom celebrates joyful, chaotic family life.

Network: Nickelodeon (2018)
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Craig of the Creek

age 6+

Adventure, affirming messages stand out in appealing series.

Network: Cartoon Network (2018)
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The Casagrandes

age 7+

Charming Loud House spin-off about Mexican American family.

Network: Nickelodeon (2019)
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The Proud Family

age 7+

Relatable stories, good role models, zany comedy.

Network: ABC (2001)
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Raven's Home

age 8+

Energetic sequel offers well-rounded laughs for families.

Network: Disney Channel (2017)
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United We Fall

age 9+

Unoriginal but enjoyable sitcom has positive messages.

Network: ABC (2020)
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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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Fuller House

age 10+

Nostalgia bolsters family-centric sequel of '80s sitcom.

Network: Netflix (2016)
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Little Mosque on the Prairie

age 10+

Funny ensemble comedy plays with Muslim stereotypes.

Network: Hulu (2007)
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Mixed-ish

age 10+

Funny, sly Black-ish prequel has a unique take on race.

Network: ABC (2019)
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Mr. Mom

age 10+

Movie-inspired sitcom has strong marriage, family roles.

Network: Online (2019)
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Black-ish

age 11+

Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.

Network: ABC (2014)
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Bless the Harts

age 12+

Lighthearted comedy has some language, drinking.

Network: Fox (2019)
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Fresh Off the Boat

age 12+

Fierce memoir about Asian family makes fresh, sweet sitcom.

Network: ABC (2015)
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The Middle

age 12+

Funny look at average family is OK for older tweens and up.

Network: ABC (2009)
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One Day at a Time

age 12+

Worthy update of classic sitcom has heart.

Network: Netflix (2017)
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The Simpsons

age 12+

Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.

Network: Fox (1989)
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Speechless

age 12+

Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.

Network: ABC (2016)
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Atypical

age 13+

Laughs, heart, in excellent series about teen with autism.

Network: Netflix (2017)
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Bob's Burgers

age 13+

Satirical, sometimes naughty humor in animated comedy.

Network: Fox (2011)
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