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The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV 

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Updated March 2, 2019 14.1k votes 1.3k voters 16.4k views 37 items

List Rules Vote up and add all of the most obnoxious children's shows currently on TV. No canceled shows, please.

While many TV shows geared towards children are educational and engaging, they're also some of the most grating things to have ever been created for adult ears. These are the absolute most annoying TV shows for kids and includes titles from all of the major networks, including PBS, Nickelodeon, and the Disney channel. Between obnoxious voices to stupid music and sounds to cheesy lessons, these shows allow plenty of space for eye rolling and gagging. What do parents hate most? Luckily, Dora the Explorer and Caillou are not airing anymore.

Which kids shows are the worst? Which are the ones adults absolutely can't stand? Take a look through and vote up all the kids TV shows on the air that bug you the most, and feel free to add anything not already on the list. 

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Dora and Friends: Into t... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Fatima Ptacek, Eduardo Cárdenas Aristizábal, Ashley Earnest

Premiered: 2014

Dora and Friends: Into the City! (Nickelodeon, 2014), also called "Dora and Friends," is an American educational animated television series and a sequel to the original Dora the ...more
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My Little Pony: Friendsh... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong

Premiered: 2010

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animated television series produced by Hasbro as part of its My Little Pony toy franchise, which is tied in with the 2010 launch of dolls and play sets, ...more

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Peppa Pig is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
premesh added Peppa Pig John Sparkes, Morwenna Banks, Alice May

Premiered: 2004

Peppa Pig is a British preschool animated television series created, directed and produced by Astley Baker Davies, which originally aired on 31 May 2004. and is distributed by E1 Kids. To date, ...more

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Peg + Cat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Dwayne Hill, Hayley Faith Negrin
Peg + Cat is an American-Canadian animated children's television series based on the children's book "The Chicken Problem", which was published in 2012. The series is created by Billy ...more
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Teen Titans Go! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
RugratsFan04 added Arnold Drake, George Pérez, Marv Wolfman

Premiered: 2013

Teen Titans Go! is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics fictional superhero team, the Teen Titans. The series was announced following the popularity of DC Nation's New ...more

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Wallykazam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborh... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Jake Beale, Heather Bambrick, Addison Holley

Premiered: 2012

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is an American-Canadian animated children's television series produced by The Fred Rogers Company, 9 Story Media Group and Out of the Blue Enterprises. It debuted on ...more
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Thomas the Tank Engine &... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
brian-james added Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr, George Carlin

Premiered: 1984

Thomas & Friends is a British-American children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network in 1984 and airs on PBS Kids in the US. It is based on The Railway ...more

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Elmo's World is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV

Premiered: 1999

"Elmo's World" is a fifteen-minute long segment that was shown at the end of the children's television program Sesame Street. It premiered in late 1998 as part of the show's structural ...more
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Zack and Quack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Thomas Albritton, Nick Baker, Madison Hathaway

Premiered: 2014

Zack & Quack (Nick Jr, 2014) is an animated children's television series created by Gili Dolev and Yvette Kaplan. Set inside a pop-up book, the show follows the adventures of 7-year-old Zack ...more
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Sofia the First is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Sofia the First Sara Ramirez, Ariel Winter, Wayne Brady

Premiered: 2013

Sofia the First is an American computer-animated television series that incorporates characters from the Disney Princess franchise. The series stars Ariel Winter as Sofia, a young girl who ...more

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

Premiered: 1999

SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. The series chronicles the adventures and endeavors of ...more

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Jake and the Never Land ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Jake and the Never Land Pirates David Arquette, Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett

Premiered: 2011

Jake and the Never Land Pirates is an Annie Award-winning musical and interactive animated television series shown on Disney Junior. It is based on Disney's Peter Pan franchise, which in turn is ...more

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Bubble Guppies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Frank Welker, Zachary Gordon, Skai Jackson

Premiered: 2011

Bubble Guppies is an American preschool children's television series produced for Nickelodeon and created by Jonny Belt and Robert Scull. The series is produced by using Autodesk Maya 3D ...more
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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
brian-james added Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Tress MacNeille

Premiered: 2006

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is an American animated television series that premiered in 2006 and continues to air in the present. The series, Disney Television Animation's first computer animated ...more

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Sheriff Callie's Wild We... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Lucas Grabeel, Jeff Bennett, Cree Summer
Sheriff Callie's Wild West (Disney Junior, 2013) is an animated musical comedy television series for preschool children. The series follows Sheriff Callie, a female calico cat and the sheriff ...more
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Dinosaur Train is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Son Goku added Dinosaur Train Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Ian James Corlett

Premiered: 2009

Dinosaur Train is an American/Canadian/Singaporean animated series created by Craig Bartlett. The series features a curious young Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted ...more

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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

Premiered: 2001

The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the everyday adventures of Timmy Turner, a boy who is granted ...more

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Steven Universe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Zach Callison, Estelle, Michaela Dietz

Premiered: 2013

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Liv and Maddie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Dove Cameron, Joey Bragg, Tenzing Norgay Trainor

Premiered: 2013

Liv and Maddie is an American teen sitcom created by John Beck and Ron Hart and produced by It's a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel. The series stars Dove Cameron as two identical twins with ...more

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Stuck in the Middle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
EHarrell added Jenna Ortega, Ronni Hawk, Isaak Presley
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Mighty Magiswords is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
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Pinkalicious & Peter... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
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Wild Kratts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Athena Karkanis

Premiered: 2011

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Doc McStuffins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV
Doc McStuffins Lara Jill Miller, Kiara Muhammad, Jaden Betts

Premiered: 2012

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