Moms, are you looking for some TV shows featuring moms? Moms come in all shapes, sizes and income levels this spring on TV. Enjoy some comedic mom moments, get involved in the drama of some real New York drama queens, or watch a serious drama about teen pregnancy with your daughters.
Guide to Spring TV Shows Featuring Moms
The United States of Tara
From the mind of the woman who brought the world Juno, comes The United States of Tara. Writer Diablo Cody teams up with Steven Spielberg for The United States of Tara. Hollywood powerhouse Steven Spielberg is credited as the creator of the show.
Starring in this quirky comedy about a suburban mom is Toni Collette. One memorable and quirky role for Toni Collette was as Muriel in Muriel’s Wedding. In Muriel Wedding’ she helped bring back the fun of ABBA music way before Mama Mia.
Toni Collette is an actress with enough depth and well-placed humor to play the split personality mom on The United States of Tara. John Corbett, the subdued groom of My Big Fat Greek Wedding fame plays the husband on this new spring TV show.
The United States of Tara airs on Showtime at 10pm.
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
The Secret Life of the American Teenager is a show about moms, including one very teenage mom-to-be. The show is about families, and their struggles, but there is a lot o emphasis on the lives of the moms in the show. Adding to the stress of having pregnant teenage daughter, Anne Juergens, played by 80s teen queen Molly Ringwald is in the throws of a separation. In real life, the actress is pregnant with twins.
In the Motherhood
In the Motherhood is a funny new comedy from ABC. If you want to get a peak at what you can expect when some of TV’s funny ladies take on real life tales of moms, check out the website. In the Motherhood gives moms a fun way to step back and laugh at the funny things that happen in the normal course of parenting.
While a mom’s first reaction to an embarrassing or stressful situation may not be to laugh, it sure does make you feel better when you do.
In the Motherhood starts its run on Thursday March 26, 2009 on ABC.
Beverly Hills 90210
The CW’s contemporary take on Beverly Hills 90210 still gives fans of the old show what they want: drama between Kelly and Brenda. The Beverly Hills 90210 is just as much about the moms, especially since on is played by 90210 alum Jennie Garth.
The Real Housewives of New York
Tune in to see moms like you never want to se them: spoiled and spoiling their kids. Watching The Real Housewives of New York is like watching people on another planet, where money does grow on trees and status is more important than anything else.
The second season of The Real Housewives of New York premiers on February 17, 2009 at 10pm on Bravo.
ABC Family, http://abcfamily.go.com/abcfamily/path/section_Shows+Secret-Life-Of-The-American-Teenager/page_Detail
John Corbett, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0179173
Toni Collette, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001057
The United States of Tara, www.imdb.com/title/tt1001482
The CW, http://www.cwtv.com
Jennie Garth, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001259