Special Report

America's Favorite TV Families


16. Taylor family
> Show: Home Improvement
> Original release: (1991-1999)
> Network: ABC
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 2,361

Comedian Tim Allen played Tim “The Toolman” Taylor, host of a TV show about home improvement, though his own do-it-yourself skills need improving, much to the consternation of his wife Jill (Patricia Richardson). “Home Improvement” ran for eight seasons beginning in 1991.

Source: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Television

17. Mosby family
> Show: How I Met Your Mother
> Original release: (2005-2014)
> Network: CBS
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 6,185

The comedy/romance series ran for nine seasons and starred Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Radnor, and Jason Segel. In the show, a father (Radnor) tells his children, shown through flashbacks, how he met their mother.


18. Kardashian family
> Show: Keeping Up with the Kardashians
> Original release: (2007- )
> Network: E!
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 4,251

These days there is rarely a person unfamiliar with the names Kardashian and Jenner, thanks in large part to their reality show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” which has now been on the air for over a decade. While the show hasn’t received rave reviews – it currently has a user rating of 2.8 out of 10 on IMDb – the family has proven themselves capable of holding the public’s attention.


19. Hill family
> Show: King of the Hill
> Original release: (1997-2010)
> Network: Fox
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 2,113

While Mike Judge’s “King of the Hill” is a cartoon, the Hill family is loved by fans for being realistic. The middle class Texans kept audiences tuning in for 13 seasons, and the show continues to air in syndication.

Source: Courtesy of ABC

20. Baxter family
> Show: Last Man Standing
> Original release: (2011- )
> Network: ABC
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 5,185

Comedian Tim Allen plays a married father of three daughters who tries to maintain his masculinity in a house full of women. The show was dropped by ABC after six seasons, but strong protests by fans prompted Fox to pick it up this year.

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