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The Best Shows For Women On Netflix 

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Updated June 2, 2020 4.6k votes 1k voters 101.8k views 85 items

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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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Good Girls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, Retta

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Dark comedy

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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Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Edward Asner

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Tragicomedy

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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The Crown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Historical drama

The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series created by Peter Morgan. A young Queen Elizabeth II's (Claire Foy) political rivalries and romances guide the events ...more

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Orange Is the New Black ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael Harney

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix, 2013) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jenji Kohan, based on the memoir by Piper Kerman. Convicted of a decade old crime of ...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

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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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Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Drama, Coming of age

Anne with an E (2017, Netflix) is a Canadian television series created by Moira Walley-Beckett, based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Anne Shirley (Amybeth ...more

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Chilling Adventures of S... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Drama, Mystery, Supernatural

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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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Action, Crime, Drama

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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Wentworth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Kate Atkinson

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Drama

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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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Comedy-drama

GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), a struggling actress, receives an ...more

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Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson

Premiered: 2000

Genres (Tv): Comedy-drama

Gilmore Girls (The WB, 2000) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. In the fictional town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, a thirty-something single mother ...more

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Pose is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Billy Porter

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Dance, Drama, Musical

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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Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Derry Girls Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Black comedy

Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), her cousin Orla (Louisa Harland), their friends Clare (Nicola Coughlan) and Michelle ...more
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New Girl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

New Girl (Fox, 2011) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth Meriwether. A quirky teacher (Zooey Deschanel) moves into a Los Angeles loft with three men (Jake Johnson, Max ...more

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Queen of the South is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Alice Braga, Justina Machado, Hemky Madera

Genres (Tv): Drama

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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon

Premiered: 2016

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

Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series created by Emily Andras, based on the comic book series by Beau Smith. With her unique abilities, ...more

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski. A group of people around the world are suddenly ...more

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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Santa Clarita Diet (Netfklix, 2017) is an American comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and Joel (Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa ...more

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Gypsy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Psychological thriller

Gypsy (Netflix, 2017) is an American psychological thriller web television series created by Lisa Rubin. A NYC clinical psychologist (Naomi Watts) oversteps personal and professional boundaries ...more

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The Sinner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman, Christopher Abbott

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Drama, Anthology

The Sinner (USA, 2017) is an American anthology drama TV series developed by Derek Simonds, based on the novel by Petra Hammesfahr. Police detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) investigates ...more

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Superhero, Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. The adventures ...more

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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Comedy drama, Telenovela, Satire

Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. A working, religious young Latina virgin (Gina Rodriguez) becomes ...more

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Workin' Moms is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Catherine Reitman, Jessalyn Wanlim, Dani Kind

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Comedy-Drama, Sitcom

Workin' Moms (CBC, 2017) is a Canadian television sitcom. Kate (Catherine Reitman), Anne (Dani Kind), Frankie (Juno Rinaldi), and Jenny (Jessalyn Wanlim) are a group of friends dealing with the ...more

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

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