Browse - Most popular shows featuring: female protagonistx






The FallThe Fall
RTE ONE, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

This is a crime drama series starring Gillian Anderson as DSI Stella Gibson. After a murder in the city of Belfast remains unsolved, Gibson is brought in from the London Metropolitan Police to help catch solve the crime and identify the killer.


Madam SecretaryMadam Secretary
CBS, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Politics
Rating: 4.3/5

Madam Secretary is a thrilling political drama that follows the life of a fearless Secretary of State as she navigates international diplomacy and office politics. With a complex family life to balance, this maverick female protagonist is a force to be reckoned with. Watch as she tackles global crises and fights for what she believes in.


ClariceClarice
CBS, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Clarice is set in 1993, a year after the events of The Silence of the Lambs. The series is a deep dive into the untold personal story of Clarice Starling, as she returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.


Lessons in ChemistryLessons in Chemistry
Apple TV+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Series based on the upcoming debut novel from author, science editor, and copywriter Bonnie Garmus. Set in the early 1960s, "Lessons in Chemistry" follows Elizabeth Zott, whose dream of being a scientist is put on hold in a society deeming that women belong in the domestic sphere, not the professional one.


2 Broke Girls2 Broke Girls
CBS, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Two poor girls in their early 20s try to make it in New York City. One has been struggling for her whole life, and the other was born with a silver spoon in her mouth, but is now left with nothing.


Grace and FrankieGrace and Frankie
Netflix, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

The single-camera comedy focuses on nemeses Grace and Frankie facing the last chapter of their lives, though not in the way they expected. When their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married, the women find their lives both turned upside down and to their dismay, permanently intertwined. Eventually, to their surprise, they find they have each other.


30 Rock30 Rock
NBC, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.


Motherland: Fort SalemMotherland: Fort Salem
Freeform, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the U.S. government to fight for their country, Motherland follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment at Fort Salem. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped with the more dominant women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world, but with tactics and weapons supernatural.


Bodies (2023)Bodies (2023)
Netflix, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

The story starts with a murder in Whitechapel. Four different detectives are trying to solve the murder in different time periods: 1890s overachiever Edmond Hillinghead, dashing 1940s adventurer Karl Whiteman, kickass female 2010s Detective Sergeant Shahara Hasan and Maplewood, an amnesiac from post-apocalyptic 2050, who brings a haunting perspective. Together, the four set out to uncover a conspiracy spanning 150 years.


LootLoot
Apple TV+, 2022 Running | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.1/5

Loot follows a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended after her husband leaves her with nothing but $87 billion.