Anyone who is into watching TV will know that there are a ton of TV shows - both shows that are currently airing and former favorites that unfortunately ended after they aired their final season. With so many shows, both new and old, available on the air or on streaming services like Netflix, it's hard to run out of things to watch because as soon as we finish one show, it seems like there's another one waiting just around the corner for us to start up! For people who really love to watch TV shows, this is definitely something to be happy about because it means that we never have to be bored and, unless we want to, we don't have to re-watch the same series that we've already finished. Pretty nice, right?
Even though there are so many TV shows out there, there are some that are really popular that just about everyone knows and has seen. It seems like it's impossible to avoid hearing about some of these TV shows because they're just so popular and just about everyone is talking about how much they love to watch them and how they just can't wait to see the next episode.
These shows are so popular that every girl should be able to name them. Who thinks they can? Prove it by getting 100% on this quiz!
Name this musical series.
This musical series aired from 2009 to 2015 and focuses on the glee club at a high school. The glee club at this school is made up of all kinds of different students from the school including students that are really serious about music and singing, cheerleaders, and students that love sports. The main focus of this series is focused on the lives and relationships of each of the members of the glee club, both during and after school hours. Each episode features their own renditions of different popular songs from artists like Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, and Taylor Swift.
What suspenseful show is this?
This series is based on a novel of the same name and was originally produced as a miniseries, meaning it would only have one short season. Despite this, a second season is set to be released in 2019, two years after the first season aired in 2017. This series stars actresses like Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Zoë Kravitz and is set in a California town that becomes entangled up in a really serious and mysterious crime that occurred in their community. Despite the perfect appearance of the town, something spooky is looming under the surface. What show is this?
Who can name this suspenseful series?
This miniseries was released in 2018 with a total of eight episodes and is based on the novel by the same name written by Gillian Flynn, the author of Gone Girl. This series follows the main character, Camille, who is a journalist who moved away from her hometown of Wind Gap, Missouri with the hopes of never having to return. When a string of mysterious crimes occur in Wind Gap, she's sent home to cover them and is forced to spend time with her image-obsessed socialite mother and face all the things she tried to escape when she left her hometown in the first place.
What comedic series is this?
This funny series stars Kristen Bell as a woman named Eleanor who wakes up in the afterlife and learns that she's in a Heaven-like utopia reserved only for people who were incredibly good during their lives. Although this sounds great, Eleanor quickly realizes that she was not put there because of the good deeds she accomplished during her life and she was actually sent to this place by mistake. In order to not be sent away, Eleanor has to figure out how to hide her actual past and learn to be a better person. What's the name of this funny TV show?
Name this high school show.
This series is set in Southern California and aired on Fox from 2003 to 2007. This show follows several different characters but the main character is a teenager named Ryan Atwood who finds himself living with a wealthy family after he gets kicked out of his own home. This is way different for him since he came from a fairly rough neighborhood and family but he befriends their son, Seth, and finds himself in the midst of their upper-class lifestyle. The series focuses on Ryan trying to fit in with his new friends as well as his relationship with Marissa, one of the people he meets.
What classic sitcom is this?
This classic sitcom began airing in 1994 and ended in 2004 after a total of 10 seasons. The series follows a group of friends in their 20s and 30s who are living in New York City and follows the hilarious shenanigans that they get up to in their lives regarding their personal lives, relationships, and careers. The series begins after one of the main characters, Rachel runs away from her wedding and goes to see Monica, a friend from her childhood who she ends up moving in with. According to Wikipedia, the series finale had over 50 million viewers because the show was so popular!
What funny show is this?
This sitcom premiered in 2015 and follows the lives and relationships of several employees that work in a fictional store called Cloud 9, a big-box store that is similar to other stores like Target or Walmart. The characters in the series are employees of the store and include characters like Amy, a long-time employee of the store, Jonah, the newcomer to the store, and their coworkers, Garrett, Mateo, Dina, and Cheyenne as well as the store's manager, Glenn. In 2018, the series' fourth season premiered. Other characters that are related to these characters in some way have been introduced through the series.
Name this sports-based series.
This series, which aired from 2006 to 2011, is set in the small Texas town of Dillon. The series begins when a man named Coach Eric Taylor begins coaching the football team at the high school in Dillon. Unfortunately for Coach Taylor, his star quarterback is injured in the first game of their football season which puts the rest of the season at risk for Coach Taylor and the rest of the football team. Because football is such a big deal in this small town, Coach Taylor knows that not bringing the team to the State Championships would make him an outsider in the town.
What comedic show is this?
This sitcom premiered in 2011 and ended in 2018 after a total of seven seasons. The series starred Zoey Deschanel as a character named Jess. In the series, Jess is a teacher who finds a new roommate online after ending things with her former boyfriend. She ends up finding three roommates, guys named Nick, Schmidt, and Winston, and moves in with them. The series follows their lives in different humorous situations including relationships, job changes, and other things that come in the day-to-day life of a normal person. As the series advances, the character's lives change quite a bit. What show is this?
Name this Netflix original.
This series is a Netflix original series that had its first season released in 2018 with a second set to be released in 2019. This series is an adaptation of the Archie Comics series that shares its name and follows the life of a young witch named Sabrina Spellman. In the series, Sabrina is half-witch and half-human because of the fact that only one of her parents had magical powers. This is something that is a huge focus in the series as Sabrina tries to learn to balance both her magical side and her normal side to live the life she wishes to have.
What family-based TV series is this?
This emotional TV series follows a family made up of three siblings named Kevin, Kate, and Randall and their parents, Jack and Rebecca. This series is set both in the present day and in flashbacks to when Jack and Rebecca were younger before their children were born. The series premiered in 2016 and it typically follows two storylines in each episode: one that takes place in the present day and one that takes place at some time in the past, either with Jack and Rebecca before their children were born or at some point when the kids were growing up.
Name this show.
This series began airing in 2014 on The CW and is set to premiere its 6th season in 2019. This series is based on a book of the same name and is set in a post-apocalyptic world in which the Earth has become uninhabitable, meaning that people went to live aboard a large space station. Nearly 100 years after this happened, the space station is past its maximum capacity and the people aboard it want to try to return to Earth. They send back a group of 100 young survivors to see if they're able to make a life back on Earth.
What family-based series is this?
This TV show is one that aired between 2000 and 2007 with one additional series that showed the main characters several years after the end of the show that was released on Netflix in 2016. This series follows a mother-daughter duo named Rory and Lorelai who live in the fictional town of Stars Hollow in Connecticut. The two of them are more like best friends than family members and the series follows their life, beginning with Rory as a high school student all the way through her years as a student at Yale as her mother runs an inn in town.
Name this medical series.
This medical series premiered in 2005 and is still airing to this day. This series began with the main character, Meredith, being part of a group of surgical interns who just started working at the fictional hospital Seattle Grace Hospital where Meredith's mother used to be a well-known doctor. As the series has gone on, old characters from that original group have left while others have been added to the series. This series follows both the life of the staff of the hospital as well as the different patients that come through the doors of the hospital. What series is this?
Who recognizes this mysterious series?
This mysterious series is one that premiered on Lifetime in 2018 before being picked up by Netflix, which is when it gained a lot of attention from viewers everywhere. This series follows a bookstore employee living in New York City named Joe who meets and gets some incredibly strong feelings for a customer named Beck who comes into his store shopping. Without Beck realizing it, Joe becomes obsessed with her and takes some pretty drastic measures to try to get and stay close to her because he believes the two of them are meant to be together. What show is this?
Name this teen TV show.
This teen TV show aired from 2003 until it ended in 2012. The series' main characters are a pair of half-brothers named Lucas and Nathan Scott. Most of the early series follows the two of them as these brothers go from not getting along to having a slightly closer bond and relationship, particularly regarding the fact that the two of them have a major rivalry after one of them joins the high school basketball team that the other brother is already the captain of. Fans of this series will remember it because it stars A-listers like Chad Michael Murray, Hilarie Burton, and Sophia Bush.
What fairytale series is this?
Imagine if fairytales were real! Instead of just appearing in books that we read as kids, what if fairytale characters like Snow White, Pinocchio, Red Riding Hood, Robin Hood, and Rapunzel were actually real people that were all living in a town together? People who watch this TV series don't have to wonder that that would be like, they actually get to witness it! In this series, the Evil Queen robbed all these classic fairytale and folklore characters of their memories of their real lives and transported them all to live in the fictional town of Storybrooke, Maine to live as normal people.
Name this supernatural series.
This supernatural TV series began airing in 2013 and is a spin-off series of the show The Vampire Diaries. The series features a family of characters from The Vampire Diaries known as the Mikaelson family, the very first group of people ever to be turned into vampires. Along with the Mikaelson family, this series follows the other vampires, witches, and werewolves that work with or against the Mikaelsons since they moved from The Vampire Diaries' setting of Mystic Falls to the town of New Orleans. The final season of this series aired in 2018. Who knows the name of this supernatural show?
What's the name of this show?
This show premiered in 2017 on The CW and is based on the Archie comics. This series follows the life of the main character, Archie, and his friends Betty, Jughead, Veronica, and other people who live in the fictional small town in which this series is set. Each of the characters also appear in the comics, so fans of the classic Archie comics will definitely recognize the characters in this suspenseful teen TV show adaptation of the comics. The series follows different suspenseful things that are happening underneath the surface of this seemingly quiet small town. What's the name of this TV show?
What show is this?
This mysterious series is based on a novel series of the same name and aired from 2009 to 2017 when it ended after a total of seven seasons. The series follows a group of four friends - Emily, Aria, Hanna, and Spencer - who used to be best friends before drifting apart after their fifth friend, Alison, went missing. One year after that incident, the four of them are brought back together after they begin receiving strange messages from an unknown source that seems to know things about them that only Alison had known about them. What mysterious series is this?
What's this emotional TV show called?
This Netflix series is based on a novel of the same name and has Selena Gomez as one of its executive producers! Pretty cool, right? This series follows the main characters, high school students named Clay and Hannah. The series begins after Hannah lost her life and recorded a series of tapes addressed to several different students at school. The series follows Clay as he listens to them and flashbacks show the different memories of Hannah's that the tapes are recorded to talk about. The first season was released in 2017 with a third set to be released in 2019 after the second came out in 2018.
Name this sitcom.
This series is a sitcom and is a spin-off series of the show Black-ish. This series follows the life of the oldest child of the Johnson Family, the main family that appears in the sitcom Black-ish, Zoey. In this series, Zoey is a college student who is trying to learn to find Independence from her quirky family for the first time in her life following her high school graduation. In this series, Zoey has moved out and is a college student with a passion for fashion and clothing design which she begins to pursue in college as she balances school, friends, and relationships.
Who thinks they know the name of this show?
This series aired on The CW for a total of four seasons between 2011 and 2015. This show stars Rachel Bilson as a woman named Dr. Zoe Hart who moves from New York to the fictional town of Bluebell, Alabama in order to start her life over after she fails to land her dream position as a heart surgeon back in New York City. In Bluebell, she takes a position as a general practitioner instead in a practice that she inherited from the man she learns was her father. She struggles to fit in and bring in new patients which is a focus of the early seasons.
Who can name this family-based show?
This family-based TV series aired from 2013 to 2018 on ABC Family, which changed its name during the course of the series to Freeform. This show follows the life of a couple named Stef, a police officer, and Lena, a teacher, who are the parents of several different children including one biological child and some that they're the foster parents of. The series follows the lives of the different family members in their personal and professional lives and their relationships with their family members and other people who live in San Diego along side them. Who knows what show this is?
Who knows the name of this show?
This series is one that is based on a novel series of the same name and aired from 2007 to 2012. The series revolves around a group of high school students in a wealthy area of New York City. The series begins after one of the main characters, Serena Van der Woodsen, suddenly reappears in the area following her being mysteriously absent from the city for a period of time. The series is narrated by a blogger, voiced by Kristen Bell, who updates her website on the lives of the characters of the show as the characters follow their glamorous lives.
Who can name this supernatural teen TV show?
This supernatural teen TV show is one that was actually based on a classic movie from the 1980s. This show aired on MTV between 2011 and 2017 for a total of six seasons. The show follows the life of a high school student named Scott McCall whose life is turned upside down when he gets bitten by a werewolf and turns into one himself! To make matters even more complicated, he starts to date a new girl from his school whose family is made up of a long line of werewolf hunters. Uh oh! This show also featured other supernatural creatures along with werewolves.
Name this sitcom.
This series has former Disney Channel star Ashley Tisdale as one of its executive producers and aired from 2014 to 2018 for a total of five seasons. The series stars fellow former Disney Channel star Emily Osment as a young woman living in San Francisco named Gabi Diamond. Gabi is hired to be the personal chef of a wealthy man living in San Francisco named Josh who works as a tech entrepreneur. Josh hires Gabi on the condition that she can cook something for a special evening when he's planning to propose to his girlfriend but unfortunately, things go wrong.
Name this suspenseful series.
This suspenseful series aired from 2011 to 2015 and stars Emily VanCamp as a woman named Emily Thorne who has a serious secret. When the series begins, Emily Thorne is a newcomer to the Hamptons who has rented a house there next door to the house of the Grayson family. Little do her neighbors know, her name isn't actually Emily Thorne and she's really not that new to the Hamptons. In reality, she grew up in the home she's renting and she has a long history with the Grayson family, one that she has returned to put an end to.
Name this suspenseful supernatural series.
This supernatural teen series aired on The CW from 2009 to 2017 and is set in the fictional historic town of Mystic Falls, Virginia. This series is centered around a high school student in Mystic Falls named Elena who recently lost her parents and is trying to move on with her life since that happened. Things in her life are seriously changed when she meets a new student at school named Stefan Salvatore and gets feelings for him. This is made even more complicated when Elena learns that Stefan is actually a vampire and she finds herself intertwined in the world of the supernatural.
Who can name this funny show?
This comedic series was created by and stars Mindy Kailing and aired from 2012 to 2017. This series stars Mindy Kailing as a doctor named Mindy Lahiri who lives and works in New York City. The series follows Mindy's life both in and out of her New York City practice between her work life with her coworkers and her professional life after she leaves the office. The series is a funny one that shows the difference between Mindy's life as a talented doctor and her life outside of the office and all the struggles that come with her life. What show is this?
What's this crime series called?
This mysterious teen series aired from 2004 to 2007 and stars Kristen Bell as the main character. In the series, Kristen Bell's character is the daughter of a detective who develops an interest in solving crime herself, just like her dad does. As the series goes on, this character goes from being a high school student to a college student, all while learning to be a stronger detective like her father is. The first series guest stars Amanda Seyfried as the main character's former best friend who lost her life which is the first case the main character tries to solve.
Name this comedy.
This series began airing in 2015 and is currently still on the air and stars Sutton Foster, Nico Tortorella, and Hilary Duff. In the series, Sutton Foster plays a woman named Liza who recently got divorced and is trying to figure out how to start over in her life as a single woman with her daughter studying abroad in another country. In order to try to move on with her life, she takes a job at a publishing firm. In order to fit in at her job among her young coworkers, she pretends to be 26 years old instead of her real age.
Who can name this show?
This series began airing in 2011 and aired until the end of the series came in 2017 after a total of five seasons. This series begins when a high school student named Bay Madeline Kennish is doing a science experiment for a class at school and realizes that her blood type is incompatible with that of her parents, meaning that she couldn't have been their biological child. She confronts them about this and learns that she wasn't adopted but there was a mix-up at the hospital that caused her and another child born there to be given to the wrong parents.
Who can name this sitcom?
This sitcom aired from 2011 through 2017 on CBS. The series starred Kat Dennings as Max and Beth Behrs as Caroline, two roommates who came from very different backgrounds with Max having a tough upbringing while Caroline grew up in a fairly wealthy family prior to her family having money and legal troubles. During the series, Caroline and Max are roommates living in New York City who work together as waitresses at the same restaurant. The two of them work at the restaurant in order to try to save up enough money to start the job they really want - owning a cupcake business.
Name this show.
This series aired from 2015 to 2018 and originally aired on Lifetime before making the move to Hulu. This series stars Shiri Appleby as a woman named Rachel who works on a reality dating show called Everlasting, a fictional show that is shown throughout the series to be similar to real-life dating shows like The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. On the series, Rachel works behind the scenes of Everlasting. Her job is to create drama and interesting situations on the series that will bring in viewers and she's shown to be really good at her job. Who knows what show this is?
Who knows the name of this show?
This series aired from 2017 to 2018 and stars Bella Thorne as the main character. In the series, Bella Thorne plays a college student named Paige Townsen who auditions for the lead in a movie adaptation of a popular book series and finds out that her life as a normal college student completely changes overnight after she's pushed into the spotlight with the news that she was cast in the movie. After being cast in the movie, Paige has to learn to figure out how to adapt to her new life as a movie star and her new relationship with her costar.
Who knows the name of this series?
This series aired on MTV from 2011 through 2016 and focuses on a high school student named Jenna who has never been particularly popular at school. Things in Jenna's life change after she has an accident that people totally take the wrong way and the circumstances of the accident are blown out of proportion, causing people to have some beliefs about Jenna's life that aren't exactly accurate. The series is narrated in first person through Jenna's blog posts and follows as she tries to move on with her life and deal with the new identity that this accident and misunderstanding left her with.
Name this TV show.
This teen TV show aired on The CW from 2013 to 2014 and is a prequel series to another classic TV show that follows the life of Carrie Bradshaw when she was a teenager. In the series, Carrie is a 16 year-old high school student who lives in a fictional Connecticut town and dreams of someday working as a writer. In the season, she takes a job in New York City instead of staying at school and finds herself one small step closer to living her big city dreams as she works there. Who knows the name of this show?
What's the name of this sitcom?
This series aired on Nickelodeon from 2010 to 2013 and starred Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Liz Gillies, and other actors and actresses as students at a high school for the performing arts. After the series ended, Ariana Grande chose to bring her character, Cat Valentine, back for a spin-off series that combined this series with iCarly called Sam & Cat. The series follows the main character, Tori Vega who is played by Victoria Justice, who was recently accepted into the Hollywood Arts High School. The series follows her life both during school and outside of it as she tries to fit in with her classmates and improve her talents.
Name this suspenseful show.
This series aired on ABC Family, now known as Freeform, from 2011 to 2013 for a total of two seasons before the series was unfortunately canceled on an unresolved cliffhanger. What a bummer! This series is based on a book series by the same name and follows a high school student named Emma who is living as a foster child with her foster parents when she learns that she actually has a twin sister, named Sutton, living somewhere. Unlike Emma, Sutton was adopted by a wealthy family and is living a far different life than Emma, as Emma find out when she takes Sutton's place in her life for a few days.