Family Television Coming To Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime In October 2017

Every month, streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime say goodbye to loads of movies and television and add a slew of new options for subscribers. Here at FamilyTech, we take a look at the incoming content and pick some that look like a good fit for family viewing. This month, we are taking a break from movies and focusing on television series you can binge with your family. And you know this already, but keep it age appropriate, just like you would with the chores you dole out. Here are some choices for October 2017.

October 7th
Once Upon A Time – Season 7 (Hulu)
Rating: TV-PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

If you’re a cord cutter, you know that having Hulu is a must to keep up with new seasons of network television. And Once Upon A Time is back in October with their seventh season. If you aren’t already familiar, the show takes place in a fictional town in Maine whose residents are characters from fairy tales. These characters are transported to the town and robbed of their original memories.

October 9th
America’s Funniest Home Videos: Season 28 (Hulu)
Rating: TV-PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Here’s another show jumping into a new season this month. This classic series is ready for Season 28, and with longevity like that, they must be doing something right! Dive in as people from across the country compete to claim the title of funniest home video each week. No matter how long it’s been since you’ve watched, this is still really funny, and the whole family will enjoy it. Here are some highlights from the last season.

October 13th
Sigmund and the Sea Monster: Season 1 (Amazon Prime)
Rating: TV-G
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Here’s a brand new show that looks like a great fit for family viewing in October. Sigmund and the Sea Monster is the story of a lovable sea monster that befriends three children, Johnny, Scotty, and Robyn. It’s a reboot of a 1970’s classic! Have a look at the trailer and see if you think it’s a good fit for your next family viewing session.

October 15th
LEGO: City: Season 1
Rating: TV-G
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Here’s a fun option for your kids that are obsessed with everything LEGO. This series is from 2011, but your kiddos that love LEGO will love every episode. Here’s a preview of the first episode to get them interested.

October 27th
Stranger Things: Season 2
Rating: TV-14
IMDB Parent’s Guide

The Netflix mega-hit Stranger Things is back and just in time for Halloween. This one might be too scary for your little ones, but if they are old enough, they are probably excited to binge the new season. Here’s a look at what to expect in Season 2.

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Joe Long