UPDATED: Check out the Most Relaxing Shows in 2021!
Sure, episodes of Law & Order and Grey’s Anatomy are great, but sometimes police procedurals and fatal illnesses are just too much to handle. These relaxing TV shows of 2020 are like a warm hot bubble bath after a long day (and longer decade). Put your feet up and take it easy with these relaxing shows.
Laugh with Grace and Frankie, watch chefs cook up delicious treats on The Great British Bake Off, or add a little adrenaline and be totally shocked at how much an old vase is worth on Antiques Road Show. The most relaxing TV shows won’t leave us on edge, they are merely there for our light-hearted entertainment pleasure and their ability to calm us down.
Sit back. Unwind. It’s time to chill. Which relaxing shows 2020 are your favorites? Vote up the current series that are absolutely perfect after a stressful day. And if you're still feeling the need for heartwearming goodness, check out the most wholesome shows to stream on Netflix.
- The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network, 2009) is a food talk show. The program consists of chefs picking out their favorite dishes in specific categories, such as guilty pleasures, appetizers,... more
Genres: RealityTerrace House (Netflix, 2015) is a Japanese reality television show franchise consisting of five series and one film. The show follows the lives of six strangers, three men and three women from... more
Genres: ComedyFuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom created by Jeff Franklin, and a sequel to the 1987–1995 television series. D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), now a widow and a... more
Genres: EntertainmentQueer Eye (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality series, and a reboot of the Bravo series. A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help the city's straight men refine their wardrobes, grooming, diet,... more
Genres: RealityThe Great British Bake Off (also called Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking competition, produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a... more
Genres: ComedyGrace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically involved for... more
Genres: Comedy, DramaTravel Man (Channel 4, 2015) is a British television travel documentary series. In each episode, presenter Richard Ayoade travels to a popular city with a celebrity guest.... more
Genres: SportAntiques Roadshow is a British television show in which antiques appraisers travel to various regions of the United Kingdom to appraise antiques brought in by local people. It has been running since... more
Genres: ComedyBlack-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony Anderson) struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white,... more
Genres: Comedy, TalkConan is a late-night talk show airing each Monday through Thursday on TBS in the United States. The hour-long show premiered on November 8, 2010, and is hosted by writer, comedian and performer... more
Genres: Animation, ComedyBob's Burgers (FOX, 2011) is an American animated comedy television series created by Loren Bouchard. The series centers on the Belcher family — parents Bob and Linda and their children Tina, Gene... more
Genres: DocumentaryHow the Universe Works is a mini-series that originally aired on the Discovery Channel April 25, 2010 to May 24, 2010. The first and third seasons were narrated by Mike Rowe and the second by Erik... more
Genres: RealityMagic for Humans (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television show. Comedian and magician Justin Willman performs magic tricks for people on the street.... more
Genres: Drama, RomanceWhen Calls the Heart (Hallmark Channel, 2014) is a Canadian-American television drama series developed by Michael Landon Jr., inspired by the book by Janette Oke. Accustomed to a high society life, a... more
Genres: DocumentaryFinding Your Roots (PBS, 2012) is an American family history and genealogy television documentary series hosted by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In each episode, celebrities are presented with a... more
Genres: ComedyModern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco Bobadilla. Three different but related families face trials and tribulations in their own unique way from the... more
Genres: MotoringThe Grand Tour is a British motoring television series for Amazon Video presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May and produced by Andy Wilman. The four agreed to produce the series... more
Genres: ComedyJoe Pera Talks with You (Adult Swim, 2018) is an American live-action comedy television series. Joe Pera stars as a fictionalized version of himself, living in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and teaching... more
Genres: ComedySuperstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series created by Justin Spitzer. An oddball family of employees at supersized megastore Cloud 9 tackles the day-to-day grind of... more
Genres: RealityThe Great Pottery Throw Down (HBO Max, 2015) is a British competition reality television series presented by Melanie Sykes. Ten home potters from around the country head to Stoke-on-Trent, the home... more
Genres: TalkThe Ellen DeGeneres Show is an American television talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres. Debuting on September 8, 2003, it is produced by Telepictures and airs in syndication,... more
Genres: TalkFriday Night in with the Morgans (AMC, 2020) is a lifestyle talk show hosted by Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton. The half-hour is filled with chats with guest stars and interesting behind the... more
Genres: Game showEllen's Game of Games (NBC, 2017) is an American television game show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Based on game segments from the daytime talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the game show has... more
Genres: RealityFlip or Flop Nashville (HGTV, 2018) is a reality television series. Real estate agents DeRon Jenkins and Page Turner flip houses in Nashville, Tennessee. ... more
Genres: ComedyFresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is an American comedy television series created by Nahnatchka Khan. Louis Huang (Randall Park) relocates his family from Chinatown of Washington, DC to Orlando, Florida... more