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8 Best TV Shows to Watch With the Whole Family

It’s July 4th weekend; the whole family is coming over to your house to get some food and enjoy some quality bonding time.  You’ve managed to wrangle the best chef award with your carefully selected favorite easy 4th of July recipes; now you have the secret weapon to keep everyone laughing all night – by streaming one of these TV shows to watch with the whole family. From grandma who is whining about what TV use to be like back in the days to your niece who enjoys nothing but Disney Channel, there’s a little something for everyone. Some of these TV shows are old favorites no longer on TV, but they’re available on NetFlix, and you can stream them all online using Verizon Fios® internet service which makes it easy for you watch anytime.

Favorite TV Shows to Watch With the Whole Family

Best TV shows to Watch With the Whole Family

Fresh Off the Boat.
Laugh out loud funny but with loads of built in life lessons. It’s a show about an Immigrant family living in the United States.

Modern Family. 
You can’t possibly mention best TV shows to watch with the whole family and not include Modern Family. Phil Dunphy is a riot and watching the family evolve has been interesting. Even watching the repeats doesn’t get old.

Fuller House. 
Feeling nostalgic about 90’s favorite Full House, turn on Netflix and check out Fuller House. It’s an updated version of Full House. The kids are all grown with a family of their own.

MasterChef Junior.
If you’re a fan of food networks, then MasterChef Junior will be an instant favorite. Our 9-year old fancies herself as a chef. This summer is when she will learn the essentials. Right now, she knows how to preheat an oven and season fish, so we’re well on our way in making her the next MasterChef. Another favorite of ours is Child Genius on Lifetime but I don’t think it’s for everyone.

Gilmore Girls. 
You know my love for Lorelai and Rory Gilmore goes deeper than meets the eye.  I am obsessed and even more excited that Netflix is working on new episodes. I can’t get enough, and the show offers an interesting family dynamic that I believe everyone will enjoy.

Parenthood.
If you happen to have missed Parenthood while it was on TV, you can play catch up and see how the Bravermans’ family handles everyday life. It’s real and offers lots of everyday lessons that will come in handy for future generations.

Black-ish. 
Black-ish is a show about a hard working couple, raising their kids to be culturally savvy and a great show that resonates with various types of family and it tackles taboo topics with finesse.

Girl Meets World.
I was a huge fan of Boy Meets World. I might have had a slight crush on Shawn so watching the remake with my family has been a fun trip down memory lane.

**BONUS ADDITION**

K.C. Undercover. 
A family that works undercover as a secret government spy. It teaches the importance of team work. The Cooper family – Judy, Ernie, KC, Kira and Craig makes it a mission to have fun while saving the world. 
Disclaimer: Sponsored post with Verizon Fios®. All opinion expressed are 100% mine. 

Kira is the founder of award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. Prior to launching The Afropolitan Mom, she was a marketing executive in the technology industry. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two kids. When she's not on carpool duty or scrolling through Insta, she spends time adding items to her shopping cart while binge-watching shows on Netflix!

3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Matthew Bull

    July 4, 2016 at 2:23 am

    I love watching Fresh Off the Boat… It always makes me laugh..

  2. Julie Wood

    August 8, 2016 at 9:47 am

    The Master chef cooking shows are really good to watch with the family. The competition is incredible and the cooking is so good.

  3. Janet W.

    August 10, 2016 at 7:41 am

    I still haven’t seen any Fuller House episodes yet but Full House was one of my all time favorites to watch with my daughters when they were younger!

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