Special Report

America's Favorite TV Families

Source: Courtesy of Netflix

26. Byrde family
> Show: Ozark
> Original release: (2017- )
> Network: Netflix
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 8,585

While “Ozark” only premiered one year ago, the Netflix series has already wrapped many viewers up in the story of the Byrde family, who moved from Chicago to Missouri’s Ozarks and is forced to placate a drug cartel.


27. Braverman family
> Show: Parenthood
> Original release: (2010-2015)
> Network: NBC
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 2,095

There were lots of television veterans — Lauren Graham, Bonnie Bedelia, Craig T. Nelson, and Ray Romano — in this series that ran six seasons. The series is about the challenges and heartbreaks faced by various generations of one family.


28. Conners and extended family
> Show: Roseanne
> Original release: (1988-2018)
> Network: ABC
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 6,972

Roseanne Barr and John Goodman were parents of the Conners, a blue-collar family struggling to make ends meet in middle America. The series originally aired for 10 seasons ending in 1997. It was successfully rebooted in 2018 but was pulled off television following controversial statements made by Barr.


29. Gallagher family
> Show: Shameless
> Original release: (2011- )
> Network: Showtime
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 13,712

Adapted from a British television show, “Shameless” is a no-holds-barred series about a dysfunctional single father (William H. Macy) whose children learn to raise themselves in a Chicago neighborhood. The series is now in its ninth season.


30. Fisher family
> Show: Six Feet Under
> Original release: (2001-2005)
> Network: HBO
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 1,741

Comedy doesn’t get much darker than “Six Feet Under,” a series starring Peter Krause. The show, which ran for five seasons, is about a dysfunctional family that operates a funeral home business in Los Angeles.

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