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The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite shows featuring the sister-sister bond (or lack thereof), excluding any with sisters who aren't main stars, as well as brother-sister scenarios.

What do you think are the best shows about sisters? Many of us have one, but there aren't as many popular TV shows about sisters as you might imagine. For this list, the focus is entirely on series about or featuring two women who are sisters. Even if a character like Monica Geller (Friends) is a great example of a sister found on television, she isn't being considered because she doesn't have a sister of her own. TV shows about sisters may be hard to come by, but that doesn't mean there aren't some amazing sisters spread throughout television history—and this list compiles the best examples of them all.

Shows like The WB's (Now CW) Charmed integrates the characters' sisterhood as a core element of the show. Their magic works best when combined, making them some of the most powerful sisters in all of television. Other shows like Game of Thrones may not be the one you think of when trying to come up with an amazing TV show featuring sisters, but Arya and Sansa Stark are two of the most important characters in that series, which features dozens. Of course, we can't forget Tia and Tamera from the cast of Sister, Sister, not to mention the three lovely girls from Brady Bunch. In short, you can find plenty of good shows about sisters.

For more recommendations, browse this list of sister TV shows and feel free to add any similar shows and movies you think are missing! You might also be interested in checking out the best movies about sisters.

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause
Charmed is an American television series created by Constance M. Burge and produced by Aaron Spelling and his production company Spelling Television, with Brad Kern serving as showrunner. The ...more
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Full House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier
Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles a widowed father, who enlists his best friend and his brother-in-law to help raise his three daughters. It ...more
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The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis
The Brady Bunch is an American sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz that originally aired from September 26, 1969, to March 8, 1974, on ABC. The series revolves around a large blended family with ...more
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Sisters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Swoosie Kurtz, Patricia Kalember, Sela Ward
Sisters is a television drama which aired on NBC for six seasons, from 1991 to 1996. The series was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who were also the executive producers and showrunners. ...more
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Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry
Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia and Tamera Mowry. It aired from 1994 to 1999. The premise of the show was that the girls were separated and adopted ...more
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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon
Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series created by Emily Andras, based on the comic book series by Beau Smith. With her unique abilities, ...more
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What I Like About You is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Amanda Bynes, Jennie Garth, Wesley Jonathan
What I Like About You is an American television sitcom set mainly in New York City, following the lives of two sisters, older-sister Valerie Tyler and teenager-sister Holly Tyler. The series ran ...more
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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen
Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of ...more
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The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong
The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken and produced by Cartoon Network Studios for Cartoon Network. The show centers on Blossom, ...more
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Sweet Valley High is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Brittany Daniel, Cynthia Daniel, Jason David Frank
Sweet Valley High is an American Live-action comedy-drama series very loosely based on Francine Pascal's book series of the same name. The series ran from September 5, 1994 to October 14, 1997, ...more
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Brothers and Sisters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Mary Crosby, William Windom, Larry Anderson
Brothers and Sisters is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from January to April 1979. The series attempted to capitalize on the success of the 1978 motion picture National Lampoon's Animal ...more
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Beautiful People is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Jackson Rathbone, Torrey DeVitto, Daphne Zuniga
Beautiful People is an American drama television series about a family that moves from New Mexico to The Big Apple to make a fresh start on their lives. The series aired on the ABC Family ...more
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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber
Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom and sequel to the 1987–1995 television series Full House. It centers around D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), a veterinarian ...more
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Daria is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Tracy Grandstaff, Wendy Hoopes, Julian Rebolledo
Daria is an American animated television series created by Glenn Eichler and Susie Lewis Lynn for MTV. The series focuses on Daria Morgendorffer, a smart, acerbic, and somewhat misanthropic ...more
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its ...more
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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson
Grey's Anatomy is an American medical soap opera television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005. The series has aired eleven ...more
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Jem is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added Samantha Newark, Patricia Alice Albrecht, Cathianne Blore
Jem, also known as Jem and the Holograms, is an American animated television series that ran from 1985 to 1988 in U.S. first-run syndication. The series is about music company owner Jerrica ...more
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Three Sisters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dyan Cannon, A. J. Langer, Vicki Lewis
Three Sisters is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC for two seasons from January 9, 2001, to February 5, 2002.
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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke
Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble ...more
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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman
Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, ...more
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Winx Club is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added Liza Jacqueline, Caren Manuel, Helena Evangeliou
Winx Club is an Italian animated television series directed, created and produced by Iginio Straffi and his company Rainbow S.r.l. in co-production with Rai Fiction. It is part of the larger ...more
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Sabrina: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added Emily Hart, Melissa Joan Hart, Nick Bakay
Sabrina: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the Archie Comics character Sabrina the Teenage Witch. It was produced by Savage Studios Ltd. and Hartbreak Films ...more
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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter
Family Ties is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1982 until May 14, 1989. The series, created by Gary David Goldberg, reflected the move in the United States from the ...more
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Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale
Pretty Little Liars is an American teen drama mystery–thriller television series loosely based on the popular book series of the same title, written by Sara Shepard. The show premiered on June ...more