23 TV Shows Where Women Rule

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It's becoming a woman's world, and that's the way we like it.

There are more and more women on TV than ever before.

Check out our list of shows where woman rule!


1. Younger

The adventures of a 40-year-old single mom trying to pass herself off as 26 are absolutely hilarious. Diane has the world in the palm of her hand and nothing can stop her!


Even though the ladies of GLOW come from very different backgrounds, they all have one thing in common: determination. Even in the most adverse of situations, they don't give up. These ladies rule the ring!

3. Outlander

If there's one word to describe Claire, it's fearless. She takes on every challenge with gusto, isn't afraid to speak her mind and will fight for what she believes in. She's one of the strongest female characters on TV today!

4. The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale
Women may not have any rights in this dystopian world, but that doesn't mean they can't think for themselves. Despite all the horror Offred encounters, she still remains strong and refuses to buckle to a world out of control.

5. iZombie

Liv may eat brains, but she doesn't need brains to be a brain. Not only is she super smart, she's tough as nails and funny, too! Even as a zombie she proves that a woman can do anything!

6. Legends of Tomorrow

Legends of Tomorrow
Watch out for Sara Lance! Captain of the Waverider, former member of the League of Assassins and Team Arrow, Sara has seen it all and done it all. Despite all the harrowing experiences she's been through, she still rises to the top! She's one powerhouse of a woman!

7. Grey's Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy
Meredith has been through more than any one woman should be, yet she still comes out on top. As a top-notch surgeon, she's strong, decisive and compassionate who doesn't let anyone get in her way!

8. Supergirl

Kara Danvers is everyone's superhero! She smart and tough and stands up for what she believes in. Even if she gets knocked down, she gets right back up and fights her way through anything and everything! Nothing can hold her back!

9. Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies
This is the story about three women and their friendship. Although all of them are well-off, it doesn't mean they're necessarily happy, but they depend on each other to get the through each crisis. The show also features two powerhouse actresses in Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman! Put it on your must-watch list now!

10. Claws

Desna and her manicurist gang are ready to take on and take over the male-dominated club of organized crime. Right now they launder money, tomorrow it's on to bigger and better things!

11. Star

This show revolves around three young singers who navigate through the music business. They're smart and dedicated and will do whatever is necessary to get to the top!

12. The Arrangement

The Arrangement
Even though she's in a relationship of a lifetime that has many strings attached, she doesn't let it hold her back. She knows what she's got to do and she's willing to do it at any cost! She's tough, smart and not afraid of anything or anyone!

13. Empire

Cookie Lyon doesn't back down from a good fight. She's feisty and loyal and will do anything to protect her family. Get in her way and you'll not only get some sass, but she just may kick your a$$. She's the ultimate power woman who rules her roost!

14. Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones
Daenerys has shown unbelievable strength through the toughest of times. She's suffered abuse and a failed marriage, but she's risen to the top again and again! She's the Mother of Dragons and the mother of our hearts!

15. Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce
It's a man's world, but on Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, the women have the upper hand. That means they are just as likely (if not more) to pay child support and alimony, but still suffer the consequences of being unwed and dating younger. They fight harder and stay truer to their friends than men ever will because they want to and they have to. We'll fight alongside them until the bitter end!

16. Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virgin
Even though her life has turned upside down more than a few times, she's always come out on top. Jane can handle anything as she's proved time and time again!

17. Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black
There isn't another place where women are forced to be together under more strenuous circumstances than in prison, and on Orange is the New Black, women only "ruled" in the traditional sense during the riots of Season 5. It wasn't pretty, but some made unlike bonds that will last, we hope, well beyond the finale.

18. Orphan Black

Orphan Black
One woman plays several different roles on one of the best shows on television. This thriller keeps you on the edge of your seat every episode and we can thank Tatiana Maslany for her outstanding performance!

19. Queen of the South

Queen of the South
Teresa may not have the most admirable of jobs, but she worked her way to the top after enormous struggles. She's not one to be trifled with. She's independent, self-sufficient, and one bold lady.

20. Wynonna Earp

Wynonna Earp
Wynonna is tenacious, brave, and one helluva demon gunslinger. Get in her way and she'll knock you down. She's fiercely loyal to her family and friends and will do anything to break the Earp curse and free her family of Purgatory's hold.

21. The Bold Type

The Bold Type
This group of women works hard to put together a woman's magazine worth reading! Their trials and tribulations and the friendships they forge are the stuff of legend!

22. The Crown

The Crown
Elizabeth was just beginning her life as a young married woman when her father died and she had to take over her role as Queen. She was courageous and strong and showed the world that women can rule even at a young age.

23. Veep

Selina Meyer proved to the world that a woman can be President. And a good one at that! She stands her ground no matter what she faces or who tries to bring her down. That's more than enough to show us that women rule!

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