The Greatest TV Shows for Women TV Programs
Ultimate List
78  items 6,529 votes 1,038 voters 213,628 views by  Ranker
Staff
more info

The Greatest TV Shows for Women

List Criteria: Vote up and add all of your favorite shows geared towards women.

List of the greatest TV shows for women. 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.
  • 8 ReRanks
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
The List
Comment
Embed
Options
rerank list
  1. 1
    Up 189
    Down 80

    Jared Padalecki, Alexis Bledel, Lauren Graham

    open
  2. 2
    Up 262
    Down 90

    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

    open
  3. 3
    Up 259
    Down 94

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Bridget Moynahan

    open
  4. 4
    Up 52
    Down 36

    most listed & ranked high on reranks Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

    open
  5. 5
    Up 166
    Down 52

    added by LanaYoshii Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning

    open
  6. 6
    Up 268
    Down 99

    Blake Lively, Kristen Bell, Leighton Meester

    open
  7. 7
    Up 149
    Down 72

    Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield

    open
  8. 8
    Up 114
    Down 67

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

    open
  9. 9
    Up 50
    Down 35

    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

    open
  10. 10
    Up 178
    Down 74

    ranked low on reranks Katherine Heigl, Sara Ramirez, Sandra Oh

    open
  11. 11
    Up 67
    Down 51

    often listed Hilary Swank, Tiffani Thiessen, Shannen Doherty

    open
  12. 12
    Up 113
    Down 65

    ranked low on reranks Rachel Bilson, Mischa Barton, Willa Holland

    open
  13. 13
    Up 45
    Down 34

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Nina Garcia

    open
  14. 14
    Up 67
    Down 41

    Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

    open
  15. 15
    Up 151
    Down 85

    Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

    open
  16. 16
    Up 129
    Down 64

    Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

    open
  17. 17
    Up 60
    Down 19

    added by looksharp Paul Giamatti, Shirley MacLaine, Maggie Smith

    open
  18. 18
    Up 61
    Down 27

    added by LanaYoshii Julianna Margulies, Alan Cumming, Archie Panjabi

    open
  19. 19
    Up 144
    Down 59

    Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Scott Porter

    open
  20. 20
    Up 19
    Down 28

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

    open
  21. 21
    Up 51
    Down 25

    Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan

    open
  22. 22
    Up 42
    Down 33

    George Clooney, Jared Padalecki, Julianna Margulies

    open
  23. 23
    Up 67
    Down 43

    Hilary Duff, Robert Carradine, Adam Lamberg

    open
  24. 24
    Up 95
    Down 44

    Kristen Bell, Amanda Seyfried, Alyson Hannigan

    open
  25. 25
    Up 100
    Down 59

    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jennifer Coolidge

    open
  26. 26
    Up 18
    Down 26

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Penny Marshall, Michael McKean, Cindy Williams

    open
  27. 27
    Up 82
    Down 44

    Mindy Kaling, Anna Camp, Bill Hader

    open
  28. 28
    Up 62
    Down 35

    open
  29. 29
    Up 34
    Down 32

    Michael C. Hall, James Cromwell, Lauren Ambrose

    open
  30. 30
    Up 18
    Down 24

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

    open
  31. 31
    Up 47
    Down 35

    added by LanaYoshii Claire Danes, Morena Baccarin, Damian Lewis

    open
  32. 32
    Up 46
    Down 30

    Claire Danes, Jared Leto, Wilson Cruz

    open
  33. 33
    Up 44
    Down 33

    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

    open
  34. 34
    Up 22
    Down 29

    Alyssa Milano, Heather Locklear, Marcia Cross

    open
  35. 35
    Up 19
    Down 14

    added by looksharp Emma Stone, Patricia Arquette, Frances Fisher

    open
  36. 36
    Up 32
    Down 31

    Jennifer Garner, Keri Russell, Scott Speedman

    open
  37. 37
    Up 7
    Down 21

    Lea Thompson, Sofia Milos, Malcolm Gets

    open
  38. 38
    Up 14
    Down 16

    added by looksharp Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Barton MacLane

    open
  39. 39
    Up 12
    Down 17

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

    open
  40. 40
    Up 19
    Down 26

    Annie Potts, Jan Hooks, Jean Smart

    open
  41. 41
    Up 28
    Down 33

    often listed Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson, Susan Sullivan

    open
  42. 42
    Up 15
    Down 25

    often listed & ranked high on reranks George Clooney, Molly Ringwald, Cloris Leachman

    open
  43. 43
    Up 33
    Down 16

    ranked low on reranks & added by looksharp Elizabeth Montgomery, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Lynde

    open
  44. 44
    Up 53
    Down 22

    ranked low on reranks & added by LanaYoshii Orphan Black

    open
  45. 45
    Up 43
    Down 15

    AnnaSophia Robb, Freema Agyeman, Chloe Bridges

    open
  46. 46
    Up 92
    Down 56

    Lena Dunham, Gillian Jacobs, Allison Williams

    open
  47. 47
    Up 51
    Down 28

    Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Erika Christensen

    open
  48. 48
    Up 23
    Down 18

    added by looksharp Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

    open
  49. 49
    Up 63
    Down 40

    Courteney Cox, Christa Miller, Busy Philipps

    open
  50. 50
    Up 14
    Down 10

    added by looksharp Patricia Heaton, Chris Kattan, Brian Doyle-Murray

    open
79 +

Something missing? Add it!

think you can do better?

Rerank This List

got a blog or website?

embed this list

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists