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The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy 

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Updated July 15, 2020 4.1k votes 600 voters 33.7k views 49 items

List Rules Only series appropriate for the whole family to watch that premiered on or after January 1, 2017.

In the age of reality television and gritty dramas, it may surprise some to learn there are many good new family shows coming out as well. For every Breaking Bad, there's a Big Hero 6: The Series or A Series of Unfortunate Events. If you're searching for some good family programs on now, look no further than this list to can find great shows for kids

What are some of the best new family shows to premiere in recent history? A Series of Unfortunate Events, based off the popular book series, is available to stream on Netflix. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power brings back a beloved character parents grew up with in a new style and story perfect to share with their kids. The Not Too Late Show With Elmo on HBO Max brings a kid's favorite to a new format that is made for becoming part of the bedtime routine. Other good new family friendly shows include One Day at a Time, Ducktales, and Raven's Home.

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A Series of Unfortunate ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017, Netflix) is a black comedy-drama TV series based on the children's novel series of the same name by Lemony Snicket (author Daniel Handler). The Baudelaire ...more

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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Young Sheldon Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series. Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) ...more

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Raven's Home is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Raven-Symoné, Issac Ryan Brown, Navia Robinson

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Family

Raven's Home (Disney Channel, 2017) is an American comedy and family television series developed by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, and a spinoff and sequel to That's So Raven. Best friends Raven ...more
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My Little Pony: Friendsh... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Adventure film, Comedy, Family Film, + more

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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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Mystery, Adventure

Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and a reboot of the 1965 series. After encountering a rip in ...more

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Andi Mack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Joshua Rush, Sofia Wylie

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

Andi Mack is an American comedy-drama series that premiered on Disney Channel on April 7, 2017. Andi Mack is turning 13 when her older sister Bex returns home. Andi works through her teenage ...more
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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran ...more

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Star Wars Resistance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
starwarssuperfan added Christopher Sean, Bobby Moynihan, Oscar Isaac

Premiered: 2018

Star Wars Resistance is a 2018 animated TV series produced by Lucasfilm Animation. Set three decades after the events of Return of the Jedi, in the era of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, it ...more
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The Toy Box is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
The Toy Box
The Toy Box is an American reality television series that premiered on April 7, 2017 on ABC. The show depicts aspiring entrepreneur-contestants as they present toy inventions first to a panel of ...more
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Raising Dion is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young, Sammi Haney

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Superhero, Sci-fi, Drama

Raising Dion (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction television series developed by Carol Barbee, based on the short film and comic book by Dennis Liu. A single mom must hide her young ...more

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Big Star Little Star is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Cat Deeley, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Grayson Chrisley

Genres (Tv): Game show

Big Star Little Star (USA Network, 2017) is a game show series. Three teams of celebrities and their children try to answer questions about each other in order to win $25,000 for their favorite ...more
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Craig of the Creek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Phillip Solomon, Georgina Kidder, H. Michael Croner

Genres (Tv): Animation, Comedy, Family

Craig of the Creek (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an American anime created by Matt Burnett and Ben Levin. Craig and his two friends have adventures in the suburban wilderness known as the Creek, ...more
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Cobra Kai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama, Action

Cobra Kai (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Robert Mark Kamen, based on The Karate Kid film series. 34 years after being defeated by Daniel LaRusso ...more

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The Who Was? Show is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Haley Tju, Adam Hochstetter, Kirrilee Berger

Genres (Tv): History, Sketch comedy

The Who Was? Show is a sketch comedy and history program. Fresh voices bring some of the most famous names in history to life.
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The Masked Singer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Nick Cannon

Genres (Tv): Reality competition, Music

The Masked Singer (Fox, 2019) is an American reality competition series based on the South Korean show King of Mask Singer. Hosted by Nick Cannon, the show features celebrities singing in a ...more

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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, David Tennant
DuckTales (Disney Channel, 2017) is an American comedy-adventure animated television series developed by Matt Youngberg and Francisco Angones. The series is a reboot of the original 1987 series ...more
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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Bella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Animation

Hilda (Netflix, 2018) is an animated television series based on the comic book series by Luke Pearson. The adventures of fearless Hilda (Bella Ramsey), a blue-haired girl who along her deerfox ...more
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Fast & Furious: Spy ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Tyler Posey, Charlet Chung , Jorge Diaz

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Animation, Adventure comedy, Action, Spy fiction

Fast & Furious: Spy Racers (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated web television series based on the film series by Gary Scott Thompson. Teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of ...more

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Bug Juice: My Adventures... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Docuseries

Bug Juice: My Adventures at Camp (Disney Channel, 2018) is an American docuseries and revival of the original 1998 Bug Juice series. The show focuses around a group of kids and their experiences ...more
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Big Hero 6: The Series ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Superhero, Comedy

Big Hero 6: The Series (Disney Channel, 2018) is an American superhero comedy animated television series developed by Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley and Disney's 2014 film Big Hero 6, which ...more
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Big City Greens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Chris Houghton, Marieve Herington, Bob Joles

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Adventure

Big City Greens (Disney Channel, 2018) is an American animated comedy and adventure television series created by the Houghton brothers. The show focuses on Cricket Green (Chris Houghton), a ...more
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Apple & Onion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
George Gendi, Richard Ayoade, Eugene Mirman

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Cartoon, Fantasy, Musical, Slice of Life

Apple & Onion (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an American animated television series created by George Gendi. Apple (George Gendi) and Onion (Richard Ayoade), are a pair of childlike newcomers to ...more
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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Action, Adventure, Science fantasy

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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Lego City Adventures is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Joe Zieja, Misty Lee, Alex Cazares

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Lego City (Nickelodeon, 2019) is an American animated television series. The show follows characters from the Lego City as they seek to stop a master criminal.

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No Good Nick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Newer TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Melissa Joan Hart, Sean Astin, Siena Agudong

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Family comedy

No Good Nick (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by David H. Steinberg and Keetgi Kogan. The show centers on 13-year-old Nicole aka Nick (Siena Agudong), who ...more

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