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The Best Shows For Women On Netflix

Updated October 20, 2020 6.4k votes 1.2k voters 119.3k views92 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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  • 1
    Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 2
    Good Girls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Anne with an E

    Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Coming of age

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  • 4
    Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Grace and Frankie

    Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • 5
    The Crown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 6
    Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • 7
    Wentworth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 8
    Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Orange Is the New Black

    Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon

    Premiered2013

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Supernatural

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    Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Pose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 12
    Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Gilmore Girls

    Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel

    Premiered2000

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

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  • 13
    GLOW is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 14
    Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    Queen of the South is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Queen of the South

    Alice Braga, Justina Machado

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Drama

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    Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Workin' Moms is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Workin' Moms

    Catherine Reitman, Jessalyn Wanlim

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Comedy-Drama, Sitcom

    Workin' Moms (CBC, 2017) is a Canadian television sitcom. Kate (Catherine Reitman), Anne (Dani... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 18
    New Girl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 19
    Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Premiered2015

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

    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 21
    The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    The Good Place

    Kristen Bell, Ted Danson

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Fantasy comedy

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    Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Sinner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    The Sinner

    Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Anthology

    The Sinner (USA, 2017) is an American anthology drama TV series developed by Derek Simonds,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Santa Clarita Diet

    Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Santa Clarita Diet (Netfklix, 2017) is an American comedy series created by Victor Fresco.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Outlander is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Shows For Women On Netflix
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    Outlander

    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan

    Premiered2014

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

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