By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media TV editor
Maybe it's the competition from streaming TV, or maybe it's just good timing, but after a few disappointing seasons, traditional TV networks are seriously stepping up their game. From quirky comedies to thrilling dramas, the 2013 network TV line-up offers some great new shows for families to enjoy together.
While it's sometimes hard to pick the winners and losers based on pilots or clips, we feel pretty confident that the five shows featured here will have something positive to offer families and teens.
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