This Is the Most Popular Family Sitcom in Your State

published Nov 13, 2021
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The holiday season is a time that brings families together, and it’s also a time when our television screens are jam-packed with reruns that feature some of America’s most-loved family sitcoms. From the nostalgic classics that have been around for decades, to the newer kids on the block that have provided plenty of laughs over recent years, there’s a sitcom for everyone.

By surveying 1,000 people and using search data, CenturyLinkQuote set out to find the most popular family-based sitcom in each state.

While some of the most popular shows are somewhat unsurprising, the research also revealed a couple of lesser-known favorites in a singular state.

Read on to find out if your fave made the cut…

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The study found that “The Simpsons” is the most popular family sitcom nationwide, taking the gold medal in 15 states. It’s the longest-running American sitcom, with Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie gracing television screens for over 30 years. The lovable yellow family has bagged 178 awards over the course of its run, including a seriously impressive 34 Primetime Emmy Awards.

Following closely behind is “That ’70s Show”, a coming-of-age comedy that centered around a group of teenage friends in 1970s Wisconsin. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher famously met while working on this show, kicking off the on and off-screen romance.

Taking the bronze medal is “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, which ran from 1990 to 1996 and starred Will Smith. Fans of the show, you’re in luck—a reboot is expected to air sometime in 2022.

In fourth place: “The Goldbergs”, proving most popular in Iowa, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Ew, David! In fifth place is “Schitt’s Creek”, with Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, and New Hampshire being huge fans of the Rose family.

Some family sitcoms came out on top in just one state. “Kim’s Convenience” is the most popular in Hawaii, “Black-ish”; Delaware, “Family Guy”; Rhode Island, “Bob’s Burgers”; New Mexico, and “Modern Family”; Utah.