2015 The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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List Rules Shows on TV or streaming that are either in season or expected to return - vote up the best shows that are appropriate and enjoyable for kids and adults to watch together.

This list of 2016-2017 family-friendly TV shows will help parents and their children find all kinds of television series that everyone can watch together. With all the crudeness on television for adults and all of the cheesiness on television for kids, these family friendly TV shows strike a nice balance for audiences of all ages. People can stream or watch any show on this list because they are all current, appropriate for everyone, and expected to return for more seasons. Current shows for families are hard to find these days. 

Luckily this list includes the Disney XD shows that adults actually enjoy, the network sitcoms that are appropriate for kids, and harmless but fun reality shows that are entertaining for all. Some of the educational programming can be just as intriguing for adults, like the new Cosmos series with Neil deGrasse Tyson, while a show like Girl Meets World might be a nice throwback for parents who recall the first iteration. Similarly, nerd dads and geeky kiddos will all love Star Wars Rebels!
 
Current shows for families are often centered around families, such as The Goldbergs on ABC, while other family friendly TV shows are centered around parenting, like ABC Family's Baby Daddy . Family television also includes a variety of live action series like Switched at Birth, animated series, and even puppets (like on The Muppets).

Which TV shows does your family love? Upvote the best family programming below, or add any other family-friendly television you'd recommend other moms and dads watch with their kids.

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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The Voice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Girl Meets World is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Cake Boss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Antiques Roadshow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Dancing with the Stars is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Nova is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
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Star Wars Rebels is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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So You Think You Can Dance is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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The Librarians is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
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