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The Greatest TV Shows for Women

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Behold, a complete list of the greatest TV shows for women, ranked by ladies who love to watch television! For stay-at-home mothers or young girls in groups, television shows can be an epic activity and chance to bond with their friends and family. These are the TV series deemed the best for that woman-bonding time.

The demographics of these shows all absolutely include a male audience of all ages, but they will statistically skew towards the fairer gender. Most of the shows feature strong female protagonists or ensembles consisting of memorable female characters. In fact, a lot of the television series literally have the word "girls" in it. One example? "Girls."

In addition to the HBO hit, there are girls that are golden, girls that gossip, girls that are broke, a girl that is new, and girls who are... powerpuffs. And where would television be without women like Mary Tyler Moore, Laverne, Shirley, Mindy, Lizzy McGuire, or Gidget? So get the sisterhood together to watch these TV shows in your living rooms. Save the chick flicks for some other time. It's time to snuggle up for some good girly tube time.
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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Bridget Moynahan

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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

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    Jared Padalecki, Alexis Bledel, Lauren Graham

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    added by looksharp Paul Giamatti, Shirley MacLaine, Maggie Smith

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    added by LanaYoshii Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning

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    most listed Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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    added by LanaYoshii Orphan Black

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    Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

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    the people's #1 & added by Chickypoo Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer

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    added by Chickypoo Bill Paterson, Caitriona Balfe, Graham McTavish

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White, Ed Asner

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    Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan

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    ranked low on reranks Blake Lively, Kristen Bell, Leighton Meester

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    often listed & added by Amy Lindorff Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield

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    often listed & added by looksharp Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd, Curtis Armstrong

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    Katherine Heigl, Sara Ramirez, Sandra Oh

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    Kristen Bell, Amanda Seyfried, Alyson Hannigan

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Annie Potts, Jan Hooks, Jean Smart

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    added by Chickypoo Teri Polo, Janine Turner, John Corbett

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    often listed & added by Chickypoo Helena Bonham Carter, Joanna Lumley, Suzi Quatro

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    ranked low on reranks Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Scott Porter

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    ranked low on reranks Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

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    Rachel Bilson, Mischa Barton, Willa Holland

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    Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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    added by LanaYoshii Julianna Margulies, Alan Cumming, Archie Panjabi

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    Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

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    Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Erika Christensen

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    added by LaurenMcGivern Eva Longoria, Teri Hatcher, Lyndsy Fonseca

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway

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    Hilary Swank, Tiffani Thiessen, Shannen Doherty

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    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jennifer Coolidge

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    Mindy Kaling, Anna Camp, Bill Hader

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    added by lemonhead Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

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    Lena Dunham, Gillian Jacobs, Allison Williams

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    added by looksharp Elizabeth Montgomery, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Lynde

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    Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Nina Garcia

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    Hilary Duff, Robert Carradine, Adam Lamberg

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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Wanda Sykes, Blair Underwood

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    Penny Marshall, Michael McKean, Cindy Williams

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    added by lemonhead Ken Olin, Melanie Mayron, Peter Horton

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    added by LanaYoshii Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

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    George Clooney, Jared Padalecki, Julianna Margulies

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    added by LanaYoshii Claire Danes, Morena Baccarin, Damian Lewis

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    new! & added by penguinchick Marlo Thomas, Ruth Buzzi, Bernie Kopell

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    added by looksharp Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    Jennifer Garner, Keri Russell, Scott Speedman

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