TV Info: 9 TV family dramas for your weekend watching
Are you wondering what your next TV family drama weekend binge is going to be? You are probably getting a lot of recommendations because you know, there’s nothing like a chaotic family on TV keeping you grounded. But you rely on TV Info’s recommendations on what shows to watch and that’s a good thing!
Here’s what you’ve been asking for, a list of all time favorite TV dramas about families that will definitely keep you hooked.
- Parenthood TV Series 2010–2015 TV-PG
This is an American family comedy-drama series set in Berkeley California on the east shore of the San Francisco Bay.
The show revolves around the lives of three generations of the Braveman family including the older couple, their four children and their families.
- This is us TV Series 2016–2022 TV-14
The series follows the lives of siblings Kevin, Kate and Randall and their parents Jack and Rebecca Pearson. It takes place mainly in the present and uses flashbacks to show past events in their lives.
- Gilmore Girls TV Series 2000–2007 TV-PG
An American comedy-drama series that has two protagonists, the thirty something mother and her intellectual teenage daughter whose relationship is like best friends as well as being mother and daughter. Together they navigate issues and conflicts that come along their way.
- Brothers and Sisters TV Series 2006–2011 TV-PG
The series revolves around the lives and problems of the wealthy Walker family after the death of family patriarch William Walker, the founder of the family business Ojai Foods. His death causes a number of secrets from his life to be revealed and had an impact on the remainder of his family.
- The Fosters TV Series 2013–2018 TV-14
Most of the show takes place in the quiet San Diego Mission Bay suburb and at Anchor Beach Community Center Charter School. The series follows the lives of police officer Stef Foster and her life partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal and their multi-ethnic, blended family.
- Shameless TV Series 2011–2021 TV-MA
The series depicts poverty in the dysfunctional family of Frank Gallagher, an alcoholic and drug addict. He spends his days drunk or getting into one trouble after another while his six neglected children had to learn to take care of themselves.
- Downton Abbey TV Series 2010–2015 TV-PG
A British historical drama television series set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downtown Abbey between 1912 and 1926. The show revolves around the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family, their domestic servants, and the British social hierarchy in the post Edwardian era.
- Little House on the Prairie TV Mini Series 2005
An American western historical drama television series about a family living on a farm in Plum Creek near Walnut Grove Minnesota. The show is set between the 1870s to 1890s and is an adaptation of the best selling ‘Little House’ books.
- A Million Little Things TV Series 2018–present TV-14
An American family drama television series set in Boston about a close knit circle of friends who got the shock of their lives after a member of the group died by suicide. The friends realize they need to finally start living life as they cope with their loss.