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The Greatest TV Shows About Brothers

Updated December 4, 2020 2.5k votes 525 voters 18.5k views51 items

List RulesVote up the shows that do the best job focusing on the relationship bewteen brothers - whether they be full of brotherly love or animosity.

TV shows cover a range of different concepts, but one that seems to appear more often than not is a great story about brothers. Whether their relationship is central to the plot or simply another aspect of amazing storytelling, TV shows about brothers are all over the airwaves these days. Even when a show isn't specifically about the relationship between two or more brothers, the relationship that exists between them often drives us to watch. Considering all this, what do you think are the best shows about brothers?

With so many shows focused on families, you can find quite a few series with brothers. This list focuses on brothers in television where at least two of the people are men. No sister/brother relationships here unless the family dynamic includes two boys and a girl like on This is Us, and the storylines spend notable time on the brotherly relationship. Other series like Two and a Half Men capitalize on the brother relationship between Charlie and Alan... until Charlie was killed off of course. Whatever genre interests you, a TV show about two brothers can be sad, happy, funny, or frightening and there is definitely something to binge watch here. For more recommendations on good shows about brothers, browse this list and feel free to add any similar shows you think are missing!

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    This Is Us

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