8 Shows Families Will Love Watching Together, From ‘Mighty Ducks: Game Changers’ to ‘Kenan’

Kenan Thompson daughters on NBC comedy Kenan - Dani Lane as Aubrey and Dannah Lane as Birdie
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KENAN -- "Pilot" Episode 101 -- Pictured: (l-r) Dani Lane as Aubrey, Kenan Thompson as Kenan, Dannah Lane as Birdie-- (Photo by: Casey Durkin/NBC)

Looking for something to watch that the whole family will love? Here are 8 shows and films sure to please everybody.


MOVIE: Tom & Jerry

(Available now, HBO Max) This live-action/CGI mashup featuring the iconic cat-and-mouse duo is available until March 28. Chloë Grace Moretz stars as a wedding planner determined to pull off the perfect event while the animated frenemies wreak havoc in a high-class New York hotel. Everyone

Holmes Family Effect - Sherry Holmes, Mike Holmes, and Michael Holmes

REALITY: Holmes Family Effect

(Tuesdays, March 16 and 23, 8/7c, Fox) This two-night inspirational family affair stars pro contractor Mike Holmes alongside his adult daughter Sherry and son Michael. The trio transform community spaces — like long-neglected school buildings and a youth center — into something beautiful. Everyone

Kenan - Chris Redd, Kenan Thompson, Don Johnson
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(Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30c, NBC) Both heartfelt and silly, Kenan stars longtime Saturday Night Live funnyman Kenan Thompson as a widowed father raising two young girls. In March 16’s nuts episode, Kenan believes he is talking to a squirrel with his late wife’s spirit. Teens

Lauren Graham in Mighty Ducks Game Changers
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SPINOFF: The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers

(Series premiere, Friday, March 26, Disney+) Spirited mom Alex (Lauren Graham) and son Evan start their own hockey team after the 12-year-old is cut from the Mighty Ducks in this spinoff of the beloved ’90s flicks. Emilio Estevez reprises his role as coach Gordon Bombay. Tweens

Disney XD


(Series finale, Monday, March 15, 7/6c, Disney XD) The Duck family signs off for good in this adventure-filled 90-minute farewell episode in which they face down the Fiendish Organization for World Larceny (F.O.W.L.). Everyone



I want my school-age children to learn while watching TV. What do you suggest? —Lillian

A lot of us were schooled while watching Marlin Perkins on Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom every Sunday night. Today’s nature shows can feel even more exciting shot in detailed HD! There’s plenty to enjoy on National Geographic, with programs covering everything from outer space (Cosmos: Possible Worlds) to our country’s best sights (America’s National Parks). And BBC America’s nature programming block Wonderstruck takes over every Saturday with shows like the breathtaking Planet Earth (above) and Weird Wonders.

Christina Ricci, Addams Family Values, 1993


The eight-episode series Wednesday, centered on The Addams Family‘s macabre daughter (Christina Ricci’s ’90s version, above), is headed to Netflix from director Tim Burton. Three Ben 10 specials based on the animated hit are coming to Cartoon Network in April. Tweety Mysteries, a live-action/animated hybrid series following tween podcaster Sydney and her cartoon sidekick Tweety, is in development at HBO Max. Peacock has ordered the competition series Frogger, inspired by the ’80s video game.

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On Netflix: Want to see a list of all the shows your kids are watching? Log in to your account on a computer. Go to “Account,” scroll down to “Profile & Parental Controls” and click on the profile you want. Then click “View” next to “Viewing Activity.”

On Prime Video: Log in to your account on a computer. Hover over “Accounts & Lists” in the top right and select “Watchlist.” Once you’re on the Prime Video home page, click on the gear icon on the far right and go to “Settings” to find the “Watch History” tab.