Parenting 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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263 106
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
130 34
Nickelodeon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Andrew Chukin added

3
205 90
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
162 71
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
164 74
Nick Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Nick Jr. Bubble Guppies, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, PeppaPig

6
161 75
Disney Junior is listed (or ranked) 6 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

7
141 63
Boomerang is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Boomerang 2 Stupid Dogs, Ben 10, The Flintstone Kids, Josie and the Pussycats, The Jetsons

8
135 65
Teen Nick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Teen Nick Drake & Josh, How to Rock, Sam and Cat, Zoey 101

9
40 6
Cartoon Network is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
bogned201 added

10
111 58
PBS Kids Sprout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids

11
108 57
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
99 54
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
83 49
National Geographic Channel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Break It Down, Hooked, World's Toughest Fixes, Man Made, Dog Town

14
85 54
Kids' WB is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Kids WB Johnny Bravo, Total Drama Island, Chowder

15
85 56
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
63 48
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
56 42
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
70 62
Freeform is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Kyle XY, Pretty Little Liars

19
62 55
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
59 52
Nick 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 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!

21
59 53
Baby TV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Baby TV Sesame Street, Curious George, Babar, Arthur

22
48 45
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
44 46
NBC Family is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
NBC Family Pretty Little Liars, Switched at Birth, The Middle, Twisted

24
42 47
Hallmark Channel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Hallmark Channel Cedar Cove, When Calls the Heart

25
40 45
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
31 36
Qubo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
KweenKisesMontoyaExoh added Qubo

27
39 46
Ytv is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Ytv Code Lyoko, Mad, Spongebob Squarepants, Camp Lazlo

28
43 52
TV Land is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
The Andy Griffith Show, Mork and Mindy, Everybody Loves Raymond

29
38 46
Cartoonito is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Cartoonito The Amazing World of Gumball, Buggs Bunny, Dexter's Laboratory, Pokemon

30
37 47
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
31 40
Teletoon Retro is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Teletoon Retro Animaniacs, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Babar, Dexter's Laboratory, Care Bears

32
34 44
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
30 40
Minimax is listed (or ranked) 33 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

34
30 41
Travel Channel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
The Dead Files, Man vs. Food, Hotel Impossible, Burger Land

35
33 45
Teletoon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Teletoon Dr. Dimensionpants, Atomic Puppet, Pirate Express, Endangered Species

36
31 43
Univision is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Univision The Backyardigans, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, The Jungle Book

37
4 9
3KidsTV is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
3KidsTV added 3KidsTV

38
29 43
Pogo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best TV Networks for Kids
Pogo Ninjago, Powerpuff Girls, Naruto

39
28 49
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
23 47
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