The Best TV Shows With Strong Female Characters

Olga Trędota 2021-01-03

Marvel's Jessica Jones

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2015

Marvel's Jessica Jones

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2015

  • Marvel's Jessica Jones
  • 7,6/10

3 seasons, 39 episodes

After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

How to Get Away with Murder

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2014

How to Get Away with Murder

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2014

  • How to Get Away with Murder
  • 7,6/10

6 seasons, 90 episodes

A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.

Orange Is the New Black

Comedy Drama USA 2013

Orange Is the New Black

Comedy Drama USA 2013

  • Orange Is the New Black
  • 7,5/10

7 seasons, 91 episodes

A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.

  • #lgbt

  • #prison

  • #lesbian relationship

Workin' Moms

Comedy Canada 2017

Workin' Moms

Comedy Canada 2017

  • Workin' Moms
  • 8,0/10

5 seasons, 57 episodes

Four women juggle love, careers, and parenthood. They support, challenge, and try not to judge each other as life throws them curveballs. Whether it is an identity crisis, a huge job opportunity, postpartum depression, or an unplanned pregnancy – they face both the good and bad with grace and humour.

  • #job

  • #parenthood

  • #workin moms

1 season, 7 episodes

During the Cold War era, an orphaned chess prodigy struggles with addiction on a quest to become the greatest player in the world.

Big Little Lies

Drama USA 2017

Big Little Lies

Drama USA 2017

  • Big Little Lies
  • 7,7/10

2 seasons, 14 episodes

The tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

The Good Wife

Drama USA 2009

The Good Wife

Drama USA 2009

  • The Good Wife
  • 7,4/10

7 seasons, 156 episodes

The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail.

Game of Thrones

Action & Adventure Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2011

Game of Thrones

Action & Adventure Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2011

  • Game of Thrones
  • 8,2/10

8 seasons, 73 episodes

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

House of Cards

Drama USA 2013

House of Cards

Drama USA 2013

  • House of Cards
  • 8,1/10

6 seasons, 73 episodes

Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C.

The Crown

Drama United Kingdom USA 2016

The Crown

Drama United Kingdom USA 2016

  • The Crown
  • 8,2/10

5 seasons, 40 episodes

The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

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