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 TV Poster Image
Heartwarming sitcom celebrates joyful, chaotic family life.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
(2018)
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Craig of the Creek TV Poster Image
Adventure, affirming messages stand out in appealing series.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
(2018)
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The Casagrandes TV Poster Image
Charming Loud House spin-off about Mexican American family.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
(2019)
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The Proud Family TV Poster Image
Relatable stories, good role models, zany comedy.
Network: ABC
(2003)
(2001)
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Raven's Home TV Poster Image
Energetic sequel offers well-rounded laughs for families.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
(2017)
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United We Fall TV Poster Image
Unoriginal but enjoyable sitcom has positive messages.
Network: ABC
(2020)
(2020)
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Andi Mack TV Poster Image
Heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story best for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
(2017)
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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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Little Mosque on the Prairie TV Poster Image
Funny ensemble comedy plays with Muslim stereotypes.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
(2007)
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Mixed-ish TV Poster Image
Funny, sly Black-ish prequel has a unique take on race.
Network: ABC
(2019)
(2019)
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Mr. Mom TV Poster Image
Movie-inspired sitcom has strong marriage, family roles.
Network: Online
(2019)
(2019)
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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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Bless the Harts TV Poster Image
Lighthearted comedy has some language, drinking.
Network: Fox
(2019)
(2019)
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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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The Middle TV Poster Image
Funny look at average family is OK for older tweens and up.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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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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Speechless TV Poster Image
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
(2016)
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Atypical TV Poster Image
Laughs, heart, in excellent series about teen with autism.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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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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Gilmore Girls TV Poster Image
Fun coming-of-age drama that's great for teens.
Network: Freeform, CW
(2005)
(2000)
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Modern Family TV Poster Image
Brilliant, poignant comedy series has mature content.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Party of Five TV Poster Image
Worthy Latinx reboot of '90s classic has drinking, sex.
Network: Freeform
(2020)
(2020)
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The Conners TV Poster Image
Comedy spin-off is familiar, fun, and socially relevant.
Network: ABC
(2018)
(2018)
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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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Kim's Convenience TV Poster Image
Smart, fun, diverse Canadian show addresses social issues.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2016)
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Raising Hope TV Poster Image
Quirky family sitcom about young dad has lots of heart.
Network: Fox
(2010)
(2010)
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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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Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens TV Poster Image
Star delights in millennial comedy; lots of pot, sex talk.
Network: Comedy Central
(2020)
(2020)
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#BlackAF TV Poster Image
Provocative, cheeky comedy has strong language.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Breeders TV Poster Image
Curses abound in honest British parenting comedy.
Network: FX
(2020)
(2020)
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Man Like Mobeen TV Poster Image
Edgy Brit comedy highlights racial prejudice; cursing, drugs
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2018)
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