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The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters 

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Updated May 22, 2020 978 votes 192 voters 10k views 41 items

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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Full House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier

Premiered: 1987

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano

Premiered: 1998

Charmed (The WB, 1998) is an American fantasy drama television series created by Constance M. Burge. Sisters Prue (Shannen Doherty), Piper (Holly Marie Combs) and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) discover ...more

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What I Like About You is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Amanda Bynes, Jennie Garth, Wesley Jonathan

Premiered: 2002

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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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber

Premiered: 2016

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Sisters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Swoosie Kurtz, Patricia Kalember, Sela Ward

Premiered: 1991

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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The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis

Premiered: 1969

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Sabrina, the Teenage Wit... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
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Premiered: 1996

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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon

Premiered: 2016

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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The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

Premiered: 1998

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Sister, Sister is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry

Premiered: 1994

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Premiered: 2009

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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris

Premiered: 2013

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

Premiered: 2005

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro

Premiered: 1990

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Premiered: 2011

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Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale

Premiered: 2010

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Sweet Valley High is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Brittany Daniel, Cynthia Daniel, Jason David Frank

Premiered: 1994

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Winx Club is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
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Premiered: 2004

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Brothers and Sisters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Mary Crosby, William Windom, Larry Anderson

Premiered: 1979

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When Hope Calls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Morgan Kohan, Jocelyn Hudon, RJ Hatanaka

Premiered: 2019

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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter

Premiered: 1982

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Beautiful People is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Jackson Rathbone, Torrey DeVitto, Daphne Zuniga

Premiered: 2005

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Three Sisters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dyan Cannon, A. J. Langer, Vicki Lewis

Premiered: 2001

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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Jem is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
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Premiered: 1985

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Premiered: 1999

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