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By Dixie Sumers

These days, watching cable television with your family is not easy. Many of today’s shows are filled with excessive violence, sex and profanity. Finding family-friendly entertainment can be difficult. The good news is that there are still a few television shows that you can watch with your family. 

Below are five family friendly television shows that the whole family can enjoy.

America’s Got Talent

This is a television show that features aspiring musicians, dancers, comedians and other performers. The people on this show compete for the top prize, which is $1 million. The show first made its debut on June 21, 2006. Despite the fact that this show has undergone changes with the judges, it still remains very popular. Season 8 of this show is expected to begin in the summer of 2013, so bring the the family along to see the next crazy talents America has to offer.

19 Kids and Counting

This is a reality show that revolves around a husband, wife and their 19 children that airs on cable. One of the children has a family of his own. Nineteen Kids and Counting is a great show to watch because it shows that it is possible to raise a morally-decent family in today’s society. Parents and kids will all be entertained.

America’s Funniest Home Videos

This show has been around for several years. In fact, many adults today grew up watching this show. As the name of the show suggests, America’s Funniest Home Videos features some of the funniest family moments that were caught on video. It provides good, clean laughter for the entire family.

Cake Boss

Cake Boss is a reality show that is about a family-owned business that makes cakes. It also focuses on the relationships that the workers have with one another. It first made its debut on April 19, 2009. It’s an intense yet fun-to-watch show for the whole family.

Good, clean entertainment is hard to find these days. It seems like every television show contains things that are inappropriate for young viewers. Fortunately, shows like America’s Got Talent, America’s Funniest Home Videos, 19 Kids and Counting, Extreme Couponing and Cake Boss prove that family-friendly entertainment still exists..

 

Geraldine Jensen

Publisher and Editor of Families Online Magazine. Our experts provide warm, loving, and generous advice for you, your family and children, no matter their age -- infants, school age, 'tweens, and teenagers. Features include:Parenting, Ages and Stages of Child Development, Child Support, Cooking, Health, Children's Books, Nutrition, Christian Parenting, Relationships, Green-living, Education and School

Ms. Jensen is a leading advocate for families and children and was the founder and president of ACES, The Association for Children for Enforcement of Support.
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