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The Best Shows For Women On Netflix

Updated March 19, 2021 7.4k votes 1.4k voters 144.5k views106 items

List RulesOnly shows currently streaming on Netflix.

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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    Dead to Me

    Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Tragicomedy

    Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz...  more

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    Good Girls

    Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Dark comedy

    Good Girls (NBC, 2017) is an American crime comedy-drama series created by Jenna Bans....  more

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    Grace and Frankie

    Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by...  more

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    Anne with an E

    Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Coming of age

    Anne with an E (Netflix, 2017) is a Canadian television series created by Moira...  more

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    The Crown

    Claire Foy, Matt Smith

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Historical drama

    The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series created by Peter...  more

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    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha...  more

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    Wentworth

    Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva

    Premiered2013

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Wentworth is an Australian television drama series. It was first broadcast on SoHo on 1 May...  more
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    Orange Is the New Black

    Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon

    Premiered2013

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Orange Is the New Black (Netflix, 2013) is an American comedy-drama web television series...  more

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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Supernatural

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series...  more

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    Pose

    MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Dance, Drama, Musical

    Pose (FX, 2018) is an American dance drama television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad...  more

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    Jessica Jones

    Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Action, Crime, Drama

    Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa...  more

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    Gilmore Girls

    Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel

    Premiered2000

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    Gilmore Girls (The WB, 2000) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Amy...  more

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    Derry Girls

    Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Black comedy

    Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Erin (Saoirse-Monica...  more
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    Wynonna Earp

    Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Dark fantasy, Drama, Horror, Western, Supernatural

    Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series...  more
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    GLOW

    Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and...  more

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    The Queen's Gambit

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Camp

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    The Queen's Gambit (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama miniseries based on the 1983 novel by...  more

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    Queen of the South

    Alice Braga, Justina Machado

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Queen of the South (USA, 2016) is an American television drama series adapted from the...  more

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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Horror, Supernatural, Period drama

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series...  more

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    Jane the Virgin

    Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Comedy drama, Telenovela, Satire

    Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela...  more

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    The Good Place

    Kristen Bell, Ted Danson

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Fantasy comedy

    The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy-comedy television series created by Michael...  more

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    New Girl

    Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson

    Premiered2011

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    New Girl (Fox, 2011) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth Meriwether....  more

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    Sense8

    Aml Ameen, Doona Bae

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

    Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by...  more

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    #278 of 397 The Best TV Shows to Rewatch#106 of 223 The Greatest TV Shows for Women

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    Workin' Moms

    Catherine Reitman, Jessalyn Wanlim

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Comedy-Drama, Sitcom

    Workin' Moms (CBC, 2017) is a Canadian comedy drama sitcom created by Catherine Reitman. Kate...  more

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    Unbelievable

    Toni Collette, Merritt Wever

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)True crime, Drama

    Unbelievable (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama miniseries created by Susannah Grant, Ayelet...  more

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    Outlander

    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Historical drama, Adventure, Romance, Fantasy

    Outlander (Starz, 2014) is a historical drama television series developed by Ronald D. Moore,...  more

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