#young adult

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The Best TV Shows: young adult

grown-ish

Comedy USA 2018

grown-ish

Comedy USA 2018

  • grown-ish
  • 8,5/10

4 seasons, 60 episodes

Zoey Johnson heads to college and begins her hilarious journey to adulthood but quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.

I Am Not Okay with This

Drama USA 2020

I Am Not Okay with This

Drama USA 2020

  • I Am Not Okay with This
  • 8,4/10

1 season, 7 episodes

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Nancy Drew

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

Nancy Drew

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

  • Nancy Drew
  • 8,1/10

3 seasons, 40 episodes

Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery instead.

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2019

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2019

  • Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
  • 7,9/10

1 season, 10 episodes

In Beacon Heights, a seemingly perfect town, a group of three college friends struggle with the stress of being overachievers. In the aftermath of the town’s first murder, each Perfectionist hides behind a secret, a lie and an alibi.

Good Trouble

Drama USA 2019

Good Trouble

Drama USA 2019

  • Good Trouble
  • 7,9/10

4 seasons, 50 episodes

After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana Foster realize that living on their own is not all that it’s cracked up to be.

Wonderfalls

Comedy Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Canada USA 2004

Wonderfalls

Comedy Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Canada USA 2004

  • Wonderfalls
  • 7,9/10

1 season, 13 episodes

Jaye Tyler, a recent Brown University graduate with a philosophy degree, holds a dead-end job as a sales clerk at a Niagara Falls gift shop. Jaye is the reluctant participant in conversations with various animal figurines — a wax lion, brass monkey, stuffed bear, and mounted fish, among others — which direct her via oblique instructions to help people in need.

Please Like Me

Comedy Drama Australia 2013

Please Like Me

Comedy Drama Australia 2013

  • Please Like Me
  • 7,8/10

4 seasons, 32 episodes

After breaking up with his girlfriend, Josh comes to the realization that he is homosexual. With the support of his now ex girlfriend Claire, and his best friend and house mate Tom, Josh must help his mother with her battle with depression and the rest of his family embrace his new found lifestyle.

Dead Like Me

Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2003

Dead Like Me

Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2003

  • Dead Like Me
  • 7,7/10

2 seasons, 29 episodes

When her life comes to an abrupt end, George discovers that death is nothing like she thought it would be. Recruited to collect the souls of others as they die, she suddenly finds herself an unwilling participant in a line of work she never knew existed: Grim Reaping!

Cheese in the Trap

Comedy Drama South Korea 2016

Cheese in the Trap

Comedy Drama South Korea 2016

  • Cheese in the Trap
  • 7,7/10

1 season, 16 episodes

Hong Seol and Yoo Jung attend the same college, but they couldn't be more different. Hong Seol is a poor, unpopular student with no money, while Yoo Jung is rich, well-liked, extremely smart, and popular. Hong Seol just wants to get through her college career quietly, but finds herself getting caught up in whatever Yoo Jung drags her into. Can Hong Seol break away, or will she continue to be the only person who sees Yoo Jung's true self?

Misfits

Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2009

Misfits

Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2009

  • Misfits
  • 7,7/10

5 seasons, 37 episodes

When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.

The Best TV Shows: young adult on Netflix

I Am Not Okay with This

Drama USA 2020

I Am Not Okay with This

Drama USA 2020

  • I Am Not Okay with This
  • 8,4/10

1 season, 7 episodes

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Lovesick

Comedy United Kingdom 2014

Lovesick

Comedy United Kingdom 2014

  • Lovesick
  • 7,4/10

3 seasons, 22 episodes

After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.

Chewing Gum

Comedy United Kingdom 2015

Chewing Gum

Comedy United Kingdom 2015

  • Chewing Gum
  • 7,1/10

2 seasons, 12 episodes

The life of Tracey, a religious, Beyoncé-obsessed 22-year-old living in an estate in Tower Hamlets, and the mishaps of her neighbourhood, friends and family. Oh, and obvs her boyfriend!

Dear White People

Comedy Drama USA 2017

Dear White People

Comedy Drama USA 2017

  • Dear White People
  • 5,8/10

4 seasons, 40 episodes

At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.

The Best TV Shows: young adult (2019)

Nancy Drew

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

Nancy Drew

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2019

  • Nancy Drew
  • 8,1/10

3 seasons, 40 episodes

Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery instead.

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2019

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2019

  • Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
  • 7,9/10

1 season, 10 episodes

In Beacon Heights, a seemingly perfect town, a group of three college friends struggle with the stress of being overachievers. In the aftermath of the town’s first murder, each Perfectionist hides behind a secret, a lie and an alibi.

Good Trouble

Drama USA 2019

Good Trouble

Drama USA 2019

  • Good Trouble
  • 7,9/10

4 seasons, 50 episodes

After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana Foster realize that living on their own is not all that it’s cracked up to be.

The Best TV Shows: young adult to BingeWootch

The Real World

Reality USA 1992

The Real World

Reality USA 1992

  • The Real World
  • 5,7/10

33 seasons, 626 episodes

Each year, seven strangers in their twenties, from different backgrounds and countries, are chosen to come live together in a major city.

The First Years

Soap 2014

The First Years

Soap 2014

10 seasons, 267 episodes

The First Years is a contemporary scripted reality serie about the first year of secondary school with recognizable and poignant stories about the fascinations, challenges and problems of first graders. The stories are based on true events, which makes them very recognizable for young viewers. But also uplifting: love, first kiss…

Undressed

Comedy Drama Canada USA 1999

Undressed

Comedy Drama Canada USA 1999

6 seasons, 220 episodes

MTV peek behind closed doors at the intricacies of modern relationships. Each episode features three different fictional stories and follows various characters to see what happened during their most intimate moments. No subject is too taboo.

Chambres en ville

Drama Soap Canada 1989

Chambres en ville

Drama Soap Canada 1989

7 seasons, 188 episodes

Chambres en ville was a Québécois téléroman written by Sylvie Payette that aired on TVA from 1989 to 1996.

Charles in Charge

Comedy USA 1984

Charles in Charge

Comedy USA 1984

  • Charles in Charge
  • 5,4/10

5 seasons, 126 episodes

Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series starring Scott Baio as Charles, a 19-year-old student at the fictional Copeland College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who worked as a live-in babysitter in exchange for room and board. Baio directed many episodes of the show, and was credited with his full name, Scott Vincent Baio. It was first broadcast on CBS from October 3, 1984 to April 3, 1985, when it was cancelled due to a struggle in the Nielsen ratings. It then had a more successful first-run syndication run from January 3, 1987 to November 10, 1990, as 126 original episodes were aired in total. The show was produced by Al Burton Productions and Scholastic Productions in association with Universal Television, and distributed by NBCUniversal Television Distribution and New Line Cinema Corporation.

Baby Daddy

Comedy USA 2012

Baby Daddy

Comedy USA 2012

  • Baby Daddy
  • 6,7/10

6 seasons, 100 episodes

Baby Daddy follows Ben, a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor in New York City with his buddy, Tucker, and his brother, Danny. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the doorstep by an ex-girlfriend of Ben's. After much deliberation, Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his friends and his protective and sometimes over-bearing mother, Bonnie, and his close female friend, Riley.

Clash

Drama Canada 2018

Clash

Drama Canada 2018

3 seasons, 92 episodes

Six young adults, aged from 19 to 25, have to visit a rehab centre after a hospital stay.

Jérémie

Drama Canada 2015

Jérémie

Drama Canada 2015

5 seasons, 90 episodes

This summer, Jérémie is determined to mojo back! Haunted by a painful secret, the young woman finds refuge in a new job at the Domaine du Lac beach along with five lifeguards: Raphaëlle, Camille, Olivier, Thomas and Maxim. What better way to forget your troubles than partying in the sun?

Workaholics

Comedy USA 2011

Workaholics

Comedy USA 2011

  • Workaholics
  • 7,4/10

7 seasons, 86 episodes

Workaholics is an American sitcom about three recent college dropouts, roommates, and co-workers at a telemarketing company and their drug dealer.

Workaholics

Comedy USA 2011

Workaholics

Comedy USA 2011

  • Workaholics
  • 7,4/10

7 seasons, 86 episodes

Workaholics is an American sitcom about three recent college dropouts, roommates, and co-workers at a telemarketing company and their drug dealer.