TV Reviews

Instant Mom TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Funny family sitcom appeals to older kids and adults.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
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Abby's Studio Rescue TV Poster Image
age 11+
Dance studio makeovers put iffy mentor center stage.
Network: Lifetime
(2014)
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Dr. Ken TV Poster Image
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age 11+
So-so sitcom styles itself after star's exaggerated comedy.
Network: ABC
(2015)
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air TV Poster Image
age 11+
Good-natured sitcom that the family can enjoy together.
Network: Nickelodeon, Syndicated, TeenNick
(1990)
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Project Runway: Junior TV Poster Image
age 11+
Seamless spinoff has less drama, more positive mentoring.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
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Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition TV Poster Image
age 11+
Too much focus on fighting moms in kids' dance show.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2012)
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Sunnyside TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Ambitious immigration comedy has charm, diverse cast.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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Fruits Basket TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Thoughtful anime has great messages for older tweens.
Network: Online
(2002)
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Go! Live Your Way TV Poster Image
age 11+
Fun musical teen soap has romance, a few mature topics.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Greenhouse Academy TV Poster Image
age 11+
Mystery, suspense, and sibling strife in so-so tween drama.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Holiday Joy TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Predictable life-swap story has strong themes of gratitude.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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Black-ish Election Special TV Poster Image
age 11+
Hopeful special explores history of voter oppression.
Network: ABC
(2020)
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Dance Moms: Miami TV Poster Image
age 11+
Reality spin-off goes South with parents behaving badly.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2012)
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Bring It! TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Hip-hop-style Dance Moms with more mentoring.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2014)
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Black-ish TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2014)
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Haganai TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Racy sexual content overshadows insightful anime's messages.
Network: Hulu
(2011)
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Togetherness TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Muted comedy explores marriage and sex (or lack thereof).
Network: HBO
(2015)
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In the Flesh TV Poster Image
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age 17+
British zombie drama is cerebral thriller for hardy teens.
Network: BBC America
(2013)
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Years and Years TV Poster Image
age 17+
British family drama speculates bleakly on the future.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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Mozart in the Jungle TV Poster Image
age 17+
Sex, drugs, and classical music in mature online series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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