Top TV Channels for Kids and Teens

The Top Ten

Nickelodeon Nickelodeon is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977, and is owned by Viacom through Viacom Media Networks and based in New York City.

Nickelodeon is a great channel if your looking for add something that has educational and teen shows

Nickelodeon has really good actors, the shows are hilarious, the cartoons are fun to watch even for teens, the actors are pretty unlike other channels, and much more! It's so enjoyable for kids and teens!

A place for teens and kids. Creative D.S. shows like iCarly, Drake and Josh or Victorious and classic cartoons without end like SpongeBob and Fairly OddParents.

There are some amazing shows like Victorious, ICarly and Instant Mom. It created big stars such as Ariana Grande. Recently, the shows haven't been great. WITs Academy (spin-off from a really bad show Every Witch Way), Talia in the Kitchen, Neighbours and Home and Away which isn't even age suitable. There is this new one coming out about a princess from another kingdom and it doesn't look good. Its going downhill and if you compare with Disney channel, Nickelodeon is a bit babyish. I don't mean to sound rude, but that's my opinion.

Disney Channel

Disney Channel has sucked for as long as I can remember. The shows aren't funny and they pretty much rip off Nickelodeon. The only good shows were Phineas and Ferb, Wizards of Waverly Place and Good Luck Charlie.

Best channel ever! No offense but I really don't like other channels. Don't you dare tell me I am dumb or an idiot because it. JUST SAYING! Thumbs up if you agree with me!

Full of energy. For teens because of ANT Farm, Jessie or Zack and Cody and for kids because of... It's Disney! (Cars, Mickey Mouse, Phineas and Ferb... You know... )

While Nick is in Rock Bottom (pun intended) and Cartoon Network is slowly going more and more downhill Disney has improved recently. They have given care to their animated shows like DuckTales and Big Hero Six, and are also cutting back on the sitcoms

Cartoon Network Cartoon Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

This channel (in my opinion) is the only channel with anything good left on it. (Although, Disney has star VS the forces of evil and Gravity falls, which are some of my favorites. However I'm not going to give a channel the best channel rating just for two good shows.) I personally think that animated shows can be more creative and adventurous, which is why I enjoy Cartoon Network so much. Steven universe with its beautiful animation and amazing storyline, The amazing world of Gumball with its humor, (seriously there isn't one episode of that show that doesn't make me laugh) and adventure time with its story and wonder. Personally, if people wanna watch those mindless sitcoms they can. I'm not gonna bash on someone just because they watch Nickelodeon or Disney. But I feel like Cartoon Network is the only channel trying to produce something good. Nick and Disney have the mind set to throw any old recycled plot to their 8 year old audience. But who I am to complain when those mindless ...more

Disney Channel is nothing but a bunch of played out sitcoms that will drive most people who aren't little girls insane if it's on for too long. Nickelodeon is nothing but trashy sitcoms and childish cartoons these days. Cartoon Network is the best kids Channel because it is the only kids Channel left with creativity and good cartoons that teens can enjoy too with shows like Regular Show and Adventure Time. Steven Universe is another creative Show with a good storyline. The Amazing World of Gumball is also a great Show when it comes to Spongebob type humor. Everything else is decent, but the shows I mentioned are the best they offer. Let's also not forget Cartoon Network has the best late night block, Adult Swim which currently plays King of The Hill, Bobs Burgers, The Cleveland Show, American Dad, and Family Guy every night as well as their own great animated and live action shows. Plus every Saturday night is Toonami which plays anime. And Cartoon Network also doesn't have an ...more

First of all the only thing Disney Channel has most of the time isn't cartoons it's just these dumb cheesy shows nobody likes Nickelodeon is just a mix of Cartoon Network and Disney Channel but if you want shows that appeal to both adults and children and to make the whole family laugh it's Cartoon Network why well they take chances and yes they have made mistakes like when they wanted Cartoon Network to become Disney Channel by putting on shows like dude what would happen and destroy build destroy now ignoring that did you know Nickelodeon was going to take adventure time well you can all rest easy they didn't like the show and now it's the most watched show and who do you thank for having adventure time put on television that's right Cartoon Network PS Cartoon Network appeals to both genders unlike Disney who appeals mostly to girls and women Cartoon Network should be the best show and should be #1

Well now Cartoons are starting to take over the live actions in the disney channel so yep - HeckishDragon

Whatever you like it or not, Cartoon Network has the best shows you can watch during afternoons, Saturday mornings, anytime depends on your favorite cartoon shows to watch!


This channel was my CHILDHOOD! It used to be called Nicktoons Network, which had modern Nicktoons and classic Nicktoons. It also had great acquired programs like Martin Mystery, The Secret Show and Corneil and Bernie. It was the perfect kid network, having thumb wrestling tournaments and commercials with Nicktoons in them.

, how is this not better than Nickelodeon! It has all of my favorite shows, of all time: avatar, power rangers, ren and stimpy, dragon ball gt, and z kai. And a lot of other great shows!

Nicktoons is better then the actual real channel: Nickelodeon. I say this because Nickelodeon In my option has made so huge mistakes over the years. Such as discontinuing The Mighty B, Danny Phantom, and Invader Zim. (The list goes on) this network on the other hand (even if by Nick) still holds the most memorable cartoons.

Nicktoons is just like boomerang and teen nick it is a dump of ANIMATED Nickelodeon shows its great like it shows SpongeBob (the one that was actually good) and fairly odd parents (when it was good)

Disney XD Disney XD is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Disney Channels Worldwide unit of the Disney–ABC Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

Disney XD is for the good shows that modern crappy disney channel rejected.

Disney, please give more money for Disney original shows! The funniest side of Disney ever! "Kick Buttowski", "I'm in the band"...

Disney is not like boomerang or teen nick because they show new episodes like new gravity falls which is bringing Disney alive still and it shows reruns of phineas and ferb which was a good show

Really good! Only programmes I like are Mighty Med, Lab Rats and Lab Rats Elite Force. Its only 3 programs that I like but for me, there are the BEST! Love all the actors and actresses in those 3 programmes

TV Land

It is very amazing and my children watch it every day!

To be honest, it's a great channel, but with shows like Younger and Impastor I wouldn't say it is for kids...

Teennick TeenNick is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Viacom Kids & Family Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.

Teen nick is just like boomerang but worse. It has old nick shows that are not animated and reruns them. It does have some inappropriate words but someone like me a pre-teen will like this channel

Teenick has awesome old Nickelodeon shows like full house, which is addicting, funny, realistic, yet sends a message.

Don't criticize me

Teennick and Nickelodeon best teen/kid networks ever!

It's awesome for kids and teens it brings back so many memories!

Nick 2

I am doing this for my brother he loves your show I love him but I will do this for him he is 3 years old he thinks your cool and some he loves you WOW!

Same thing as nick.

The Hub

It is not called the Hub anymore. It is now called Universal Kids.

The Hub is one of the most underappreciated channels ever. It airs animaniacs, My Little Pony, and Transformers. All things you can enjoy.

Has awesome shows for everyone

Hub is a kids show so I will add it but I think it has the WORSE shows ever. IT is horrible no kid watches it plural KIDS not babies or teens or even adults kids. Who watches my freeking little pony or 1980 movies.

Disney Junior Disney Junior is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the Disney Channels Worldwide unit of the Disney–ABC Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

Worst channel ever

My daughter only watching Disney junior and loves it!

I love disney jr too

My sister likes Sofia the first she thinks it is cool WOW!

The Contenders

Discovery Kids

Love it

PBS Kids PBS Kids is the brand for most of the children's programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States. It has awesome educational shows like Sesame Street or Mr. Rogers Neighborhood in 1969.

Very good! So much better than the mindless shows on the other "kids" stations.

Kids can learn vocabulary and math for this program

Use to like it until 2008 pbs kids turn into garbage and got rid of good shows

Bland. Disgraceful, and Everything bad.

Jetix Jetix, formerly Fox Kids in Europe, Latin America and North America, was a worldwide children's television programming brand owned by Jetix Europe, Jetix Latin America and ABC Cable Networks Group.

This is the best ever channel which made millions of kids giving awesome childhood memories shows programs no other channel could make its place seriously this should be number 1

I love jetix I want it to come back


They SHOULD bring Jetix back!

CBBC CBBC is a BBC children's television strand aimed at children aged from 6 to 12. BBC programming aimed at under six year old children is broadcast on the CBeebies channel.

The best T.V. channel I ever watched as a kid growing up! Also I loved to watch Disney Channel but not as much!

Honestly, I'm really lucky to have this channel in my life. However, some shows are a bit childish, bur shows like Young Dracula, Dragons, World's End, Wolfblood, Eve and The Dumping Ground make it my most favourite channel of all!

It is the only kids show that isn't goofy and lame.

Actually educational and fun at the same time. Helps you in life.

Teletoon Teletoon is a Canadian English-language Category A specialty channel owned by Corus Entertainment that broadcasts animated programming.

Yep I'm picking it because I only like one show and that is ( drum roll) total drama but the only problem is I'm from the UK so YouTube is my options to watch it TT /

Good old and only the good new cartoons of Cartoon Network and a lot of creative and super original shows also. (like 6teen, Total Drama, Stoked... )

Why is this on the list? It can't even get.
So, a channel that can't provide services even to a location just 200 miles away from its headquarters...

Why is this even on the list? I can't even get it.

Nick Junior

I had to add this because it gave me memories when I was a baby it had good shows in my time but then again babies watch anything. BUT it had good shows like wow wow wubbzy (don't know how to spell) and blues clues. Good times.

It was better when it was noggin paw patrol backyardigans and blues clues are the only good shows right now


My grandchildren like Nick Jr

MTV MTV is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" which is the flagship Property of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, of which it is a subsidiary.

Nah I'd put The Vault here, it had a short time on Freeview but it's a Sky channel with teen shows (Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Saved by the Bell, Sister, Sister, Sweet Valley High, USA High and Kenan & Kel) and is also a music channel with music.

Adults only

Fox Kids Fox Kids is a former American children's programming block and branding for a slate of international children's television channels.


YTV YTV is a Canadian English-language Category A cable and satellite television specialty channel that is owned by Corus Entertainment.

It's a great channel for children and youth because of its awesome line of shows. It is also a sister channel of Nickelodeon and features many of their shows.


Minimax Minimax is a Central European children's channel broadcast in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia and Serbia.

My childhood

Teletoon Retro Teletoon Retro was a Canadian English-language Category B specialty channel owned by Corus Entertainment.

Like Boomerang, it's also a good idea! A Canadian T.V. channel for the best classic cartoons like "The Flintstones" or "Scooby-Doo Show".

Boomerang Boomerang is an American digital and satellite television channel owned and distributed by Time Warner through Turner Broadcasting.

Boomerang is like a blast from the past. I'm not trying to be an 00's hater when I say te cartoons nowadays suck. Big time. Uncle Grandpa? What is that even? Sanjay and Craig is weird, the Breadwinners is just... Wow... Clarence is even worse, and I hate Teen Titans Go the most. It completely ruins the image of one of the coolest shows ever. If you're gonna make new shows, go ahead. But please refrain from ruining the classics.

Boomerang is like combination of all them. Yea it's the best channel. Best cartoons and what we need else? That's all about it yea

Good old cartoons. That's all.

Boomerang is great because it gives older kids that nostalgic feeling. Though shows are not the same today they were great before. It is like Cartoon Networks dump of old shows like teen titans (original) and ed, edd, n eddy

Cartoon Network Too

Please Pokemon and digimon because I like

This channel sucks

Some of there shows are geart


Baby TV BabyTV was a television channel for infants, toddlers, and parents, distributed worldwide by Fox International Channels and TV4. It launched on December 4th, 2003 and became defunct on April 14th, 2019.

The best EVER for young children. My girls learned so much from it and love it. It's so much better than watching cartoons all day.

Great program. My kids all loved watching it, the little one still loves some shows even though she is 5.

I want to watch children's channel.

Great for babies. That's how they grow.

Adult Swim

It's not for kids

Yeah...this is not for kids

But is not. Toonami Asia is here! You can big

I hate adult swim


It is the best channel ever. whether it is sony, airtel or blab, blab, blaa.

PBS Kids Sprout Universal Kids is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group subsidiary of NBCUniversal, itself a division of Comcast. The network broadcasts children's programming and takes the branding of the sister company, Universal Pictures. more.

Too bad pbs kids

100% the best one


Toonami Asia Toonami is a television channel that launched in Asia on 1 December 2012. It is operated and distributed in Asia by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc., a Time Warner company.

Best channel ever shows best shows bettwr than Disney or nick or any else


That’s toonami. For the one you adult swim, is testing you will. And you can do.

Boomerang (LA)

It is best it generally shows girls shows but it also shows Best anime Like Naruto

Best Anime Title fresh from Japan

The animation is good I like twin star exorcist and ranma 1/2 best

Best channel


The best for kids aged 2-9 hands down. All shows are entertaining and most of them have a significant educational value. I have three daughters (2,4 and 7) and they adore it!

Hello? Who doesn't love 'In the Night Garden'? I'm 16; I don't even watch it, but I love it!

It isn't for teens! Toddler like it! I hate it because I am 8!

Cartoonito Cartoonito is a pre-school brand owned and distributed by Turner, available as dedicated television channels in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy, and also as a branded block of content on Boomerang across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Helps kids to learn

Kids WB Kids' WB was an American children's programming block that originally aired on The WB Television Network from September 9, 1995 to September 16, 2006. On September 23, 2006, the block moved to The CW, which was created by CBS Corporation and Time Warner as a replacement for both The WB and UPN.
Rai4 Rai 4 is an Entertainment television channel broadcast by Italian state broadcaster Rai on digital terrestrial television in Italy and digital satellite television through Tivù Sat.

wow great channel

I LOVE 'My Parents are Aliens', 'My Phone Genie', 'Horrid Henry', 'Pokemon', 'Mr Bean-the Animated Series', 'Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids' and 'Fort Boyard'. Although, they do seem to repeat episodes a lot.

I love Horrid Henry and Mr Bean!

I love horrid hennry it really the mane reason I wacht citv as for the channel it is bad it don't get me wrong its not as bad as tiny pop but it decently not as good as nick toons

Family TV

Another great Canadian T.V. channel with the best Disney shows and the lot of creative original teen sitcoms.

KidsCo KidsCo was an international children's entertainment brand founded by Canadian broadcaster Corus Entertainment's Nelvana, American-based producer DIC Entertainment, and European broadcaster Sparrowhawk Media Group in April 2007. By the end of 2007, Sparrowhawk was purchased by media conglomerate NBC more.
Discovery Family
Treehouse TV Treehouse TV is a Canadian English-language cable television specialty channel that was launched on November 1, 1997. Its name comes from YTV's former children's programming block, The Treehouse. The channel is owned by YTV Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Corus Entertainment.

Amazing channel it broadcasts nearly half of the kids shows on Netflix!

I like pop. My best show is Mona the vampire.

I like 'Milly, Molly' and 'Timothy Goes to School' (though I'm not sure whether TGTS comes on Pop or Tiny Pop.

POP is a OK channel it not as good as nicktoons Cartoon Network or Disney

ABC Family

Overall, ABC Family gives the highest quality content. All the rest are just jokes.

Why is this show in 48 for its pace?!

Playhouse Disney

Can you add noggin on the list

The wiggles


I've not heard of this show but it sounds amazing!

PBS Kids Go!
Hero TV (Philippines)

All Anime Are dubbed in Filipino


The best commercial Flemish kids channel, a safe place for kids (and their parents) to stay, enjoy local and international entertainment. So much fun!

ESPN ESPN Inc. is an American sports media conglomerate owned by Disney Media Networks, a division of The Walt Disney Company, with Hearst Communications as an equity stakeholder. It owns various sports broadcasting operations, including cable channels, a sports radio network, an accompanying website, and more.

ESPN is a good sports channel that kids will like to watch. If your a parent you might want to block this channel because they do say some curse words but there not bad and they kind of say inappropriate stuff but its all good to check on your favorite team

Tiny Pop

Tiny - Pop! Love it!

I like 'Peg+ Cat'. It helped me revise the basics for my GCSEs.

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