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The Best Shows For Women On Netflix 

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Whether they feature strong female leads or simply cater to the ladies, the best shows for women on Netflix are aplenty. So if you're looking to binge watch a series you've yet to try, and want something a little more feminine, these are the shows for you. In fact, many of what are considered the greatest shows for women can be found on Netflix, ready to be watched through and through. 

No matter your preference, there's certainly a female-oriented show for you to catch on Netflix. Check out the list below for suggestions and vote up your favorites. 

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The Crown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby
The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The series begins with the 1947 wedding of young Elizabeth ...more

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Good Girls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, Retta
Good Girls (NBC, 2017) is an American crime comedy-drama series created by Jenna Bans. Struggling to make ends meet, three suburban housewives (Christina Hendricks, Retta, and Mae Whitman) ...more

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Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson
Anne with an E (2017, Netflix) is a Canadian television series based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Anne Shirley (Amybeth McNulty) is a good-hearted, earnest ...more

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Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Edward Asner
Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz Feldman. After the murder of her husband, tightly wound widow, Jen (Christina Applegate) meets Judy ...more

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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston
Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically ...more

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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez
Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland. A young woman (Natasha Lyonne) in New York tries to escape ...more

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Wentworth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Kate Atkinson
Wentworth is an Australian television drama series. It was first broadcast on SoHo on 1 May 2013. The series serves as a contemporary reimagining of Prisoner, which ran on Network Ten from 1979 ...more
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Orange Is the New Black ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning
Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan and first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Tilted Productions in association with ...more

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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli
iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical ...more

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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television series spin-off from Arrow and The Flash, existing in the same fictional universe. Intending to stop ...more

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The Great British Bake O... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc
The Great British Bake Off (also called Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking competition, produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other ...more

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Queer Eye is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Queer Eye
Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown
Queer Eye (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality series, and a reboot of the Bravo series. A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help the city's straight men refine their wardrobes, grooming, ...more

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Chilling Adventures of S... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) ...more

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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson
Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series, set in the Star Trek universe. The show takes place during the 2370s, and begins on the far side of the Milky Way galaxy, 75,000 ...more

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Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes
Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series follows Archie Andrews' (KJ Apa) ...more

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#246 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #290 of 394 TV Shows That Only Smart People Appreciatefeaturing The Best Characters On 'Riverdale', Ranked

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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Schitt's Creek
Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more

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Reign is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Torrance Coombs
Reign is an American historical fantasy television series following the early years of Mary, Queen of Scots living in France. The series, created by Stephanie SenGupta and Laurie McCarthy, airs ...more

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Pose is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Billy Porter
Pose (FX, 2018) is an American dance drama television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals. Set in the 1980s, the show explores the juxtaposition of several segments of ...more

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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor
Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the Marvel Comics character. Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, ...more

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The Boulet Brothers' Dra... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Boulet Brothers
The Boulet Brothers' Dragula (OutTV, 2016) is an American drag queen competition reality show created by The Boulet Brothers.
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Dolly Parton's Heartstri... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Dolly Parton, Athena Akers, Tammy Lynn Michaels
Dolly Parton's Heartstrings (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama anthology television series created by Patrick Sean Smith. Each episode is based on a different Parton song, telling love stories ...more
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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder
The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. ...more

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Cheer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Cheer (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary-reality television series. The series follows a competitive cheerleading team from Corsicana, Texas during a season.

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The L Word is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman
The L Word is an American/Canadian co-production television drama series portraying the lives of a group of lesbian, bisexual, straight and transgender people and their friends, connections, ...more

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