Family TV Shows

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About Family

The subject matter of family-oriented television programming is flexible, but the unifying goal of all family TV is to provide entertainment that is suitable for all age ranges. Family TV avoids violence, sexual situations, controversial subjects and anything else that could be argued to be offensive or harmful to children. Many types of family programming also try to have a positive impact by delivering educational information or teaching a moral or ethical lesson.

Some family programming is explicitly targeted at audiences that include both parents and children. Family dramas and comedy-dramas typically portray families as they deal with common obstacles and life events, and they show how the family solves their problems and resolve conflicts in a gentle, constructive way. Dramas aimed at older children may introduce more emotionally charged topics and explore conflicts in a deeper, more realistic way.

Some situation comedies can be considered to be family programming not necessarily because they are specifically directed at parent-child audiences but because they employ a style that avoids the family-unfriendly aspects of more adult-oriented sitcoms. These family sitcoms often concern families themselves, and some of the most prominent characters are children. Plot lines stay clear of sexual situations and humor that is either inappropriate for or inaccessible to children.

Non-fiction family programming includes documentaries that address subjects that might of interest to both parents and children-dinosaurs, technology or sports, for example. Topics are presented in an easily digestible format, and information is delivered at a level that is palatable to young viewers. Non-fiction family TV can also be entirely about entertainment, as in the programs that compile videos of adorable animals or people doing funny things.

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The Haves and the Have Nots
The Haves and the Have Nots
Switched at Birth
Switched at Birth
Hit The Floor
Hit The Floor
Street Outlaws
Street Outlaws
NY Med
NY Med
McLeod's Daughters
McLeod's Daughters
Sam & Cat
Sam & Cat
Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally
Bubble Guppies
Bubble Guppies
Full House
Full House
Boys over flowers
Boys over flowers
Dog and Beth: On the Hunt
Dog and Beth: On the Hunt
Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush
Life Below Zero
Life Below Zero
The Naked Brothers Band
The Naked Brothers Band
Knight Rider (2008)
Knight Rider (2008)
How to Build a Better Boy
How to Build a Better Boy
Welcome to Sweetie Pie's
Welcome to Sweetie Pie's
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
NFL Live
NFL Live
Mako Mermaids: An H2O Adventure
Mako Mermaids: An H2O Adventure
The Pioneer Woman
The Pioneer Woman
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
The Brady Bunch
The Brady Bunch
MTV2's Guy Code
MTV2's Guy Code
Lidia's Italy
Lidia's Italy
Potato Star
Potato Star
Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic
The Elephant Princess
The Elephant Princess
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Baby Daddy
Baby Daddy
Mystery Diners
Mystery Diners
Alien Surf Girls
Alien Surf Girls
Brain Games
Brain Games
Iyanla, Fix My Life
Iyanla, Fix My Life
Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie
Junk Gypsies
Junk Gypsies
DTLA
DTLA
Rocket Power
Rocket Power
Marrying The Game
Marrying The Game
The Flintstones
The Flintstones
Jane By Design
Jane By Design
Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures
The Thundermans
The Thundermans
For Better or Worse
For Better or Worse
Alaska: The Last Frontier
Alaska: The Last Frontier
Dora's Explorer Girls
Dora's Explorer Girls
The Scooby-Doo Show
The Scooby-Doo Show
Market Warriors
Market Warriors
Kenan & Kel
Kenan & Kel
Jon & Kate Plus 8
Jon & Kate Plus 8
Frenemies
Frenemies
I Didn't Do It (Disney Channel)
I Didn't Do It (Disney Channel)
Power Rangers Megaforce
Power Rangers Megaforce
Roseanne
Roseanne
Jonny Quest
Jonny Quest
Father Knows Best
Father Knows Best
Little Einsteins
Little Einsteins
House of Cards (2013)
House of Cards (2013)
Chrissy & Mr. Jones
Chrissy & Mr. Jones
All That
All That
Vindicated
Vindicated
AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV
Brew Dogs
Brew Dogs
Pokemon Origins
Pokemon Origins
Mecum Auto Auctions
Mecum Auto Auctions
Keyshia & Daniel: Family First
Keyshia & Daniel: Family First
The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years
The Upside Down Show
The Upside Down Show
Little Women: LA
Little Women: LA
Hillbilly Blood
Hillbilly Blood
Trick My What?
Trick My What?
Moone Boy
Moone Boy
Toy Story of Terror
Toy Story of Terror
Instant Mom
Instant Mom
Kendra on Top
Kendra on Top
Chuggington
Chuggington
Amish Mafia
Amish Mafia
Dumbest Stuff on Wheels
Dumbest Stuff on Wheels
Life with Boys
Life with Boys
Little Bill
Little Bill
Inazuma Eleven (Espanol)
Inazuma Eleven (Espanol)
The Pink Panther
The Pink Panther
Yukon Men
Yukon Men
Johnny Cash: Song by Song
Johnny Cash: Song by Song
My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
Why Am I Still Single?
Why Am I Still Single?
Imagination Movers
Imagination Movers
Washington Heights
Washington Heights
Fraggle Rock
Fraggle Rock
Disney Channel Games 2008
Disney Channel Games 2008
Secret Princes
Secret Princes
Level Up
Level Up
Dennis the Menace
Dennis the Menace
Hotel Impossible
Hotel Impossible
The Burn
The Burn
How I Rock It
How I Rock It
Mother Up
Mother Up