TV shows about parents

List of the best series about parents - moms, dads and their relationships with children: Better Things, The A Word, The Haunting of Hill House, Big Little Lies, The Act, The Cry, When They See Us, Save Me, Splitting Up Together, SMILF.

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

Better Things (2016)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersParents

Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.

The A Word (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersParents, Autistic
StyleTouching

The various generations of the Hughes family, who all love, work and fight like any other clan, find they must learn to communicate all over again when the youngest member is diagnosed with autism.

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersBrothers, Ghosts, Parents, Family, Sisters, Lesbians
PlotSupernatural, Superpowers
StyleNetflix, Atmospheric, Spectacular, Worth watching

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

Big Little Lies (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersParents, Family, Housewives
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleUnexpected ending

Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

The Act (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrehorror, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:53
CharactersTeenagers, Parents
PlotLove, Growing up
StyleFor girls, Makes me think

A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.

The Cry (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersParents, Family
PlotMissing people, Investigation

The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple as they deal with an unthinkable tragedy under both the white light of public scrutiny and behind closed doors.

When They See Us (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.9)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:43
CharactersTeenagers, Parents, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation
StyleBased on real events

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.

Save Me (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46
CharactersParents, Family
PlotAbduction

Nelson "Nelly" Rowe's life is turned upside down when he is arrested on suspicion of kidnapping his thirteen-year-old daughter Jody, whom he hasn't seen in ten years. After convincing the police of his innocence, and frustrated with the way the case is progressing, he decides to take matters into his own hands and track down Jody himself.

Splitting Up Together (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:15
CharactersChildrens, Large families, Parents, Family
PlotDivorce
StyleTo cry, Easy

Lena and Martin were once madly in love. But, like many marriages, time and circumstance eventually took their toll, and they decide that everyone's lives would be better if they got a divorce. Facing a daunting real estate market, the couple decide not to sell their house and to "Bird Nest" instead. The 'on-duty' parent will live in the house while the 'off-duty' parent will live in the detached garage. As Lena begins to dip her toes into the dating waters, Martin begins to see his own culpability in his marriage falling apart.

SMILF (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersParents, Actors
PlotLove
PlaceUSA
StyleLovely

A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

Bob's Burgers (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersCooks, Parents, Musicians
StyleFancy

Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. Despite the greasy counters, lousy location and a dearth of customers, Bob and his family are determined to make Bob's Burgers "grand re-re-re-opening" a success.

Raising Hope (2010)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersParents
StyleEasy, Fascinating, To cry

James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for support in raising the child.

The League (2009)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFriends, Parents
StyleEasy

The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.

Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Mark6 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Parents
StyleEasy

A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.

Mildred Pierce (2011)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:36
CharactersHousewives, Parents
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleShort, Dark

Mildred Pierce depicts an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother during the Great Depression who finds herself separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all the while trying to earn her spoiled, narcissistic daughter's love and respect.

Parenthood (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Lawyers, Musicians, Parents
StyleTouching

Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.

Modern Family (2009)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Dogs, Sisters, Parents
PlotLove
StyleLovely

The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.

Arrested Development (2003)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Lawyers, Parents
PlotLove
PlacePrison
StyleFancy

The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.

Up All Night (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Parents
StyleEasy

An irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.

The Middle (2009)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Losers, Parents
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFancy

The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.

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