Family TV Series

List of the best series about family and family relationships, selected by visitors to our site: Shameless, Switched at Birth, Man with a Plan, Downward Dog, Here and Now, The Rain, The Haunting of Hill House, The Fosters, Yellowstone, Kidding.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Shameless (2011)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersScammers, Family, Teenagers, Gays

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Switched at Birth (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CharactersFamily, Friends, Students, Teenagers, Single mothers
PlotBasketball, Family life
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleFascinating, To cry, Touching

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

Man with a Plan (2016)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersFamily, Family, Fathers, Teens

A dad finds out that parenting is harder than he thought after his wife goes back to work and he's left at home to take care of the kids.

Downward Dog (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
CharactersFamily, Dogs, Friends, Talking dogs

Follow the day-to-day life of Nan as told by her increasingly lonely and philosophical dog, Martin. Just one session at obedience school makes them realize that even at their worst, they may be the best thing for each other. Based on a web series.

Here and Now (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Large families
StyleFascinating, Touching, Makes me think

A provocative and darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family — a philosophy professor and his wife, their adopted children from Vietnam, Liberia and Colombia and their sole biological child — and a contemporary Muslim family, headed by a psychiatrist who is treating one of their children.

The Rain (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryDenmark, USA
CharactersFamily, Zombie
PlotViruses, Survival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Death
StyleNetflix, Spectacular, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Action

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, drama
CharactersParents, Family, Brothers, Sisters, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Superpowers, Depression, Wedding
StyleNetflix, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Worth watching

The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

The Fosters (2013)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersParents, Family, Teenagers, Lesbians, Gays
PlotFamily life
StyleTo cry

Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their lives are disrupted in unexpected ways when Lena meets Callie, a hardened teen with an abusive past who has spent her life in and out of foster homes. Lena and Stef welcome Callie and her brother, Jude, into their home thinking it's just for a few weeks, until a more permanent placement can be found. But life has something else in store for the Fosters.

Yellowstone (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, western
CharactersFamily, Tough guys
PlotDeath, Shootouts
PlaceWild West, USA, Small towns
Time19th century
StyleSad ones, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Follow the violent world of the Dutton family, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Led by their patriarch John Dutton, the family defends their property against constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park.

Kidding (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Celebrities, Rich, Actors
PlotDepression, Death, Cancer, Divorce
StylePhilosophical, For men, To cry, Touching, Makes me think

Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's TV. But when his family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Gays, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Death, Adventures, Teleportation, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Action, Worth watching, Netflix

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

Sorry For Your Loss (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
CharactersFamily, Widows
PlotDeath, Mystery
StyleFor girls, To cry, Makes me think, Soulful

The sudden death of her husband upends and transforms every relationship in Leigh Shaw’s life. It also forces her to realize there was a lot about her husband that she didn’t know.

Succession (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Rich
PlacePrison, Hospitals, USA

The lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.

Manifest (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, detective
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Mystery, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Twisted plot

After landing from a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers of Montego Air Flight 828 discover five years have passed in what seemed like a few hours. As their new realities become clear, a deeper mystery unfolds and some of the returned passengers soon realize they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible.

Lost in Space (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family, detective
CharactersAliens, Family, Childrens, Robots
PlotSurvival, Adventures
StyleNetflix, Spectacular, Fascinating, Action, Twisted plot

After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.

Forever (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
PlotLife after death
StyleEasy, Fancy

June and Oscar live a comfortable but very predictable wedded life when suddenly they find themselves in a completely unexpected situation, raising questions about love and marriage.

Life Sentence (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Friends, Terminally ill
StyleFor girls, Uplifting, Soulful

When Stella finds out her terminal cancer is cured, she's going to have to learn to live with all the choices she's made when she decided to "live like she was dying".

Breaking Bad (2008)
Markimdb: 9.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Teachers, Partners, Terminally ill
PlotAdventures, Cancer, Relationship, Money, Obsession
StyleFascinating, Action, Worth watching, For men

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Marvel's Inhumans (2017)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CharactersAliens, Family, Dogs, Superhero
PlotTeleportation, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Action, Marvel

After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where their surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save them, but Earth itself.

Alex, Inc. (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Partners
StyleLovely, Fascinating, Touching

A brilliant radio journalist, husband, and father of two is about to do something crazy — quit his job and start his own company. He quickly discovers it’s going to be a lot harder than he thought.