TV Networks The Best TV Networks for Kids  

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List Rules TV networks focused on kids programming. Vote up the best TV networks for kids to watch.

Keeping the kids entertained is a hard task to accomplish. It’s tough to find a family friendly television channel that you won’t feel like you’ll have to constantly monitor, but in today’s world of cable television, there are fortunately a lot of great options. Many kid's shows are educational as well, keeping the minds of little ones active. What are the best TV Networks for kids?

This list has the best networks that are safe for you and your family, producing some of the best kid’s shows on television like "Arthur," "Babar," "Curious George," "Looney Toons," "Drake and Josh," "SpongeBob Squarepants," and "Dexter’s Laboratory." Networks like the Disney Channel, PBS Kids, and the Cartoon Network are all vying for kid viewers, and as a result, some truly great kids programming exists.

This list features the best TV Networks for kids, including, Cartoon Network, PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, and ABC Family. Vote up the best TV network for children below or add another that offers kid's shows but isn't already on the list.
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298 116
Disney Channel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Shake it Up, Good Luck Charlie, Jessie, That's so Raven, Austin and Ally

2
160 44
Nickelodeon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Andrew Chukin added

3
239 98
PBS Kids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
PBS Kids Arthur, Babar, Curious George, Looney Tunes

4
186 75
Disney XD is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Lab Rats, Mighty Med, Pair of Kings, Zeke and Luther

5
60 8
Cartoon Network is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
bogned201 added

6
157 64
Boomerang is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Boomerang 2 Stupid Dogs, Ben 10, The Flintstone Kids, Josie and the Pussycats, The Jetsons

7
180 79
Disney Junior is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Disney Junior Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates

8
178 80
Nick Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Nick Jr. Bubble Guppies, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, PeppaPig

9
144 69
Teen Nick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Teen Nick Drake & Josh, How to Rock, Sam and Cat, Zoey 101

10
122 61
PBS Kids Sprout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids

11
118 60
Animal Planet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
The Crocodile Hunter, Meerkat Manor, The Most Extreme, River Monsters

12
109 59
Nic Toons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Nic Toons SpongeBob SquarePants, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, The Legend of Korra, The Penguins of Madagascar

13
94 56
Kids' WB is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Kids WB Johnny Bravo, Total Drama Island, Chowder

14
90 53
National Geographic Channel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Break It Down, Hooked, World's Toughest Fixes, Man Made, Dog Town

15
92 58
Cartoon Network Too is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Cartoon Network Too Ed, Edd n Eddy, Regular Show, Adventure Time, Teen Titans

16
73 49
The Hub is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
The Hub Scooby Doo, Ben 10, Total Drama World Tour, Power Puff Girls

17
62 43
Fox Kids is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Fox Kids Tiny Toon Adventures, X-Men, Life With Louie, The Tick

18
67 53
Nick 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Nick 2 The World of David the Gnome, Don't Just Sit There, Clarissa Explains It All, Rocko's Modern Life, Standby: Lights, Camera, Action!

19
70 57
Jetix is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Jetix Dragon Booster, Pucca, Sonic X, World of Quest

20
66 54
Baby TV is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Baby TV Sesame Street, Curious George, Babar, Arthur

21
75 64
Freeform is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Kyle XY, Pretty Little Liars

22
54 46
Family TV is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Family TV The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Full House, The Simpsons, Boy Meets World

23
40 37
Qubo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
KweenKisesMontoyaExoh added Qubo

24
48 48
NBC Family is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
NBC Family Pretty Little Liars, Switched at Birth, The Middle, Twisted

25
44 46
Toonami is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Toonami Samurai Jack, Scooby Doo, Arthur, Dexter's Laboratory

26
45 49
Hallmark Channel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Hallmark Channel Cedar Cove, When Calls the Heart

27
43 47
Ytv is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Ytv Code Lyoko, Mad, Spongebob Squarepants, Camp Lazlo

28
41 47
Cartoonito is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Cartoonito The Amazing World of Gumball, Buggs Bunny, Dexter's Laboratory, Pokemon

29
46 53
TV Land is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
The Andy Griffith Show, Mork and Mindy, Everybody Loves Raymond

30
41 48
KidsCo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
KidsCo Dragon Ball Z, Tom & Jerry, Looney Tunes, Babar

31
39 46
Teletoon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Teletoon Dr. Dimensionpants, Atomic Puppet, Pirate Express, Endangered Species

32
38 45
Cbbc is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Cbbc 12 Again, All at Sea, Arthur, Blue Peter

33
35 42
Teletoon Retro is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Teletoon Retro Animaniacs, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Babar, Dexter's Laboratory, Care Bears

34
33 41
Minimax is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Minimax Codename: Kids Next Door, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, Looney Tunes, The Power Puff Girls

35
7 11
3KidsTV is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
3KidsTV added 3KidsTV

36
32 43
Travel Channel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
The Dead Files, Man vs. Food, Hotel Impossible, Burger Land

37
33 46
Univision is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Univision The Backyardigans, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, The Jungle Book

38
31 45
Pogo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Pogo Ninjago, Powerpuff Girls, Naruto

39
31 51
The CW is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Smallville, One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

40
25 50
Megamax is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Megamax Camp Lazlo, Cow and Chicken, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack