Modern Family is one of the longest-running sitcoms and it follows the Dunphy and Pritchett family. The series is a mockumentary-style comedy and it follows Jay Pritchett (Ed O’Neill), his new wife Gloria (Sofia Vergara), his stepson Manny (Rico Rodriguez), and his daughters family Claire Dunphy (Julie Bowen), her husband and the best father Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell), their children Haley (Sarah Hyland), Alex (Ariel Winter), and Luke (Nolan Gould). The series also follows Jay’s son Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson), his husband Cameron (Eric Stonestreet), and their adopted daughter Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons). Modern Family ran for 11 seasons ending with a banger of a finale in 2020 and since then the fans of the series have been missing it. So, we prepared a list of the best shows that are similar to Modern Family, which you can watch.
The Middle (HBO Max & Peacock)
The Middle follows the Heck family living in Indiana, a lower-class family who is barely scraping by. The Heck family has five members including the children Axl, Sue, and Brick, the father Mike, and the one keeping everything afloat Frankie, the mother. While the family is really struggling in their daily lives but they do have an amazing sense of humor to get them through the day.
Life in Pieces (Hulu)
Life in Pieces is a brilliant comedy series and a very bingable story. The series follows the Short family, as they go through the ups and downs of their lives. Life in Pieces tells the story of different events and milestones to be told by the perspective of different family members.
Malcolm in the Middle (Hulu)
Malcolm in the Middle is one of the best comedy shows made for the family. The inventive comedy series features a genius middle kid named Malcolm in a family of an overbearing mother, absent father and eldest brother, cruel big brother, and weird younger brother. Malcolm in the Middle is one of those rare series that was funny throughout its seven-season run and it has made many families shut up and sit down in front of the television.
Kim’s Convenience (Netflix)
Kim’s Convenience is one of the most sweetest family comedy-drama about a Korean Canadian family living in Toronto. The CBC series follows the Kim family and the patriarch of the film is Mr. Sang-il Kim (Paul Sun-Hyung Lee), a middle-aged stubborn man who runs a convenience store with the help of his wife Mrs. Yong-mi Kim (Jean Yoon), and his daughter Janet (Andrea Bang). The Kim family also has a son Jung Kim (Simu Liu), who works at a rental care service, and his relationship with his father is complicated.
Fresh Off the Boat (Hulu)
Fresh Off the Boat follows the Taiwanese Huang family based on the eponymous memoir of Eddie Huang. The comedy series follows the journey of Huang’s family as they move from Washington to Orlando in the early ’90s to make their American dream a reality. While in the beginning, the family struggles to make ends meet and also run their business of cowboy-themed restaurant.
The Goldbergs (Hulu)
The Goldbergs is another one of a nostalgia trip into the ’80s. The ABC series follows the Golberg family living in Pennsylvania and the comedy series is based on the real-life childhood of showrunner Adam F Goldberg. While many of these sitcoms are somewhat outlandish but The Goldbergs is funny because of its realistic and relatable humor.
Arrested Development (Netflix & Hulu)
Arrested Development is one of the most brilliant comedy series ever put in front of an audience and it will forever hold its place in the heart of its fans. Arrested Development tells the story of a very dysfunctional family the Bluths and it mainly focuses on Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) who is called upon to save the family business when his father is convicted and arrested for fraud. The Bluth family is filled with eccentrics and selfish know-it-alls, who create many problems that Michael has to solve.
Black-ish (Hulu & Disney+)
The critically acclaimed comedy series has been a massive hit for ABC, launching two successful spin-offs and it has been funny throughout its long run. Black-ish tells the story of an upper-middle-class Black family trying to fit in their white neighborhood while also trying to struggle with the usual family drama.
Man With a Plan (Paramount+)
Man With a Plan is a great series and it follows the Burns family, mainly the father Adam Burns (Matt LeBlanc) who has been tasked with taking care of their three children as his wife Andi (Liza Snyder) goes back to work after a long time. The series also stars Kevin Nealon as Don Burns (Adam’s brother), Stacy Keach as Joe Burns (Adam’s father), and Grace Kaufman as Kate Burns (Adam’s daughter).
Schitt’s Creek (Hulu)
There’s no shortage of fans of the Award-winning comedy series Schitt’s Creek, mainly because it was a brilliant piece of television with a very intriguing and charismatic leading cast played to perfection by Daniel Levy, Eugene Levy, Annie Murphy, and Catherine O’Hara. The CBC series follows the wealthy Rose family as they lose all of their fortunes because of a corrupt manager, all of their assets are confiscated and the only thing remaining to their name is a town they bought as a joke named Schitt’s Creek. During their stay in Schitt’s Creek, the Rose family comes together and finds the true meaning of family.