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Choosing the best TV shows for 10-year-olds to watch - or at least guiding what they watch - can be complicated. They may be totally a tween, but that doesn't mean they're ready for deeper or darker themes. If you’ve been looking for good shows for 10-year-olds, this list of the best television series appropriate for kids who are ten will help find the right balance of fun to watch, age-appropriate and educational shows for 10-year-olds.

A ten-year-old kid may be a tween but they've only just got double digits to their age and aren't necessarily ready to watch shows for teens and older kids. The best shows for ten-year-olds to watch exercise the imagination such as Trollhunters and Adventure Time. The best shows for this age also offer complex stories that give them things to keep thinking and dreaming about or start conversations, like Doctor Who, Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey or The Twilight Zone. Educational shows for 10-year-olds and talent-based reality shows for kids even feature a cast close to their age, thanks to shows like MasterChef Jr. and MythBusters Jr.

Which television shows are the best for 10-year-old kids to watch? Vote up the best shows for 10-year-olds and add any good TV series for 10-year old kids that are missing.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman
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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Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels
Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cornelius "Cory" Matthews. The show follows Cory and his friends ...more
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith
Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more
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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones
Goosebumps is a Canadian horror fantasy anthology television series based on R. L. Stine's Goosebumps books. It was one of the two popular television horror anthology children's series in the ...more
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Alexa & Katie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Paris Berelc, Isabel May, Tiffani Thiessen
Alexa & Katie (Netflix, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Heather Wordham. Eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school, lifelong best friends Alexa ...more
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Andi Mack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Joshua Rush, Sofia Wylie
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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Man vs. Wild is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Bear Grylls, Will Ferrell, Jake Gyllenhaal
Man vs. Wild, also called Born Survivor: Bear Grylls, Ultimate Survival, Survival Game, or colloquially as simply Bear Grylls in the United Kingdom, is a survival television series hosted by ...more
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Trollhunters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman
Trollhunters (Netflix, 2016) is an American computer-animated fantasy television series created by Guillermo del Toro. An ordinary boy finds a magic amulet that turns him into the next Troll ...more
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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny
Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of Finn, a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive ...more
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Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa
Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It is an adaptation of the first 194 chapters of the manga of the same name created by Akira Toriyama, which were ...more
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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts
The Twilight Zone is a 1959 American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, ...more
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The Hollow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Ashleigh Ball, Connor Parnall, Adrian Petriw
The Hollow (Netflix, 2018) is a Canadian animated science fantasy adventure mystery series created by Vito Viscomi. Three teen strangers awaken in a dangerous world and try to make sense of what ...more
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MythBusters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Jon Lung, Brian Louden
MythBusters is a science entertainment television program created by Peter Rees and produced by Australia's Beyond Television Productions for the Discovery Channel. The series is transmitted by ...more
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The Voice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly
The Voice is an American reality television singing competition broadcast on NBC. Based on the original The Voice of Holland, the concept of the series is to find new singing talent contested by ...more
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The Next Step is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Trevor Tordjman, Isaac Lupien, Victoria Baldesarra
The Next Step is a Canadian teen drama series shot in a reality television style. The show was created by Frank van Keeken. The series focuses on a group of dancers who attend The Next Step ...more
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Sailor Moon Crystal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Jessica Gee, Kotono Mitsuishi, Ryô Hirohashi
Sailor Moon Crystal, known in Japan as Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal, is a 2014 original net animation adaptation of the manga series Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi. Upon obtaining the ...more
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World of Dance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Jenna Dewan Tatum, Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo
World of Dance (NBC, 2017) is an American reality dance competition series, hosted by Jenna Dewan Tatum. Judged by Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo, and Derek Hough, dance performers, including solo acts ...more
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MasterChef Junior is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, Graham Elliot
MasterChef Junior (Fox, 2013) is an American cooking competition. 24 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13 will compete in the first audition round and ...more
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7th Heaven is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel
7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday ...more
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Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, Stoney Emshwiller
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a 2014 American science documentary television series. The show is a follow-up to the 1980 television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which was presented by Carl ...more
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3Below: Tales of Arcadia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman
3Below: Tales of Arcadia (Netflix, 2018), or simply 3Below, is an American computer-animated science fantasy television series and is the second installment of Guillermo del Toro's Tales of ...more
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Is It Real? is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Is It Real? is an American television series that originally aired from April 25, 2005 to August 14, 2007 on the National Geographic Channel. The program examines popular or persistent mysteries ...more
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Legendary Dudas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Theodore Barnes, DeVion Harris
Legendary Dudas is an American sitcom created by Kevin Jakubowski that premiered on Nickelodeon on July 9, 2016. Sam and Tyler Duda, two brothers who couldn't be more different, end up in the ...more
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Life with Boys is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Torri Webster, Nathan McLeod, Michael Murphy
Life with Boys is a Canadian teen sitcom that started broadcasting in Canada on YTV in September 2011. The show ended in August 2013. The show follows Tess Foster as she copes with living in a ...more
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Mythbusters Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good TV Shows for 10 Year Olds
Adam Savage, Elijah Horland, Jesse Lawless
Mythbusters Jr. (Discovery Channel, 2019) is an American science entertainment television program. This spin-off of Mythbusters teams up host Adam Savage with six kids, all under the age of 16, ...more