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3 Must Watch Family TV Shows and Movies This Fall

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In the midst of penciling sports practices, PTA meetings, and class musicals on your back-to-school calendar, don’t’ forget to add in some family fun! Fall is the perfect time to enjoy some time together with great evening entertainment. If you’re not sure where to start in your planning, take a look at our roundup of 3 family TV shows and 3 family movies that are a must to watch for the season.

3 Must Watch Family TV Shows:

Girl Meets World (Fridays – Disney Channel)

This series follows the adventures of Riley Matthews as she faces life lessons through family, friends, and school. She's attending the school where her father is her history teacher just as her parents (Cory and Topanga of ‘Boy Meets World’ fame) did when they were younger.

Kid President: Declaration of Awesome (Saturdays – Hub Network)

You may know Kid President from his super fun YouTube® series, where his playful spirit and positive approach to life have inspired millions of viewers to change the world. Families now get to follow along with him in the series as he hangs out with families from across America and chats with his celebrity friends.

 Parents Just Don't Understand (Saturdays – Hub Network)

Families of all ages will love this new light-hearted and fun-loving unscripted series hosted by Joey Fatone that gives parents and kids a chance to walk a day in each other's shoes and experience firsthand the demands that each struggles to balance.

3 See Must See Family Movies:


The Boxtrolls (September 26)

In this film based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow, a young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (October 10)

Alexander wakes up with gum in his hair, and things just get worse as his day progresses. Parents can fall in love with Alexander all over again, during his introduction to a new generation.

Big Hero 6 (November 7)

In this fun film, a group of six superheroes are recruited by the government to protect the nation.

Whether you and your kids are film fanatics or you only indulge from time to time, any of the titles above will fit the bill for your viewing pleasure this fall!

What family TV shows and movies you and your family excited to see this fall? Share in the comments below.

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Makeba Giles

Writer and Creative Director at MELISASource
Makeba Giles is Founder, Writer, and Creative Director of where she shares life, culture, and current events the positive way. A married mother of 4 ranging in age from college to elementary, Makeba uses her presence in social media to share inspiring news, advice, and entertainment. You can find Makeba on her blog, and as MELISASource on Facebook and Twitter.


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