It seems like every year, TV shows directed by complex and fascinating female leads only get better and better. (Though, of course, there’s a long way to go regarding representation and assortment.)
From “Jessica Jones” to “Jane the Virgin” to “Queen Sugar,” last year saw a wide variety of stellar shows centered girls characters brilliantly written and acted on. It looks like 2017 might be superb promising for girls on TV.
Below are a few of the new and returning shows that feature some formidable and furious female haven’t and leads yet this year, premiered. Her are 13 shows to be particularly excited about while all these aren’t all the shows featuring amazing girls which will be on TV this year:
“Helpless” is the first comedy set in the DC Universe, place at the offices of Wayne Securities, a business that supplies services for civilians who must take care of the property damage (and otherwise) of superheroes. Vanessa Hudgens plays Emily Locke, the brand new Director of Research & Development who’s given the gargantuan job of motivating a team of offbeat coworkers.
Lena Dunham and pals return for the sixth and final season of “Girls,” wrapping up the complex lives of Shoshanna Hannah, Marnie, and Jessa.
This latest HBO television event has a leading line-up of celebrities, including Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman and Zoe Kravitz. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty, the limited series follows the complex, interwoven lives of three moms living in a modest suburb.
“The Good Fight”
This spinoff of “The Good Wife” features the return of Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, continuing the great fight in the fast-paced legal firm Lockhart and Gardener.
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
Based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel about a society in which women have lost all rights, this Hulu original stars Elizabeth Moss as Offred, a girl forced to “breed” for the continuation of humanity. With reproductive rights under continuous danger in recent years, this adaptation couldn’t be more timely.
Jessica Brown Findlay played with a highly sought after courtesan in this Hulu original. Set in 18th century London, it follows the escapades of sex worker Charlotte Wells (Findlay), who gets caught at the center of a rivalry between two formidable madames — one of whom is her mother. Not only does the show take an honest and unapologetic look at sex work in the past, also, but it also boasts an entirely female crew and writer’s room.
Sanaa Lathan stars in this 10-part series that takes a “volatile look at the criminal justice system,” according to Fox. Lathan plays with Ashe Akino, an investigator -death of a young black male. The show comes from director Gina Prince-Bythewood, known for Basketball & “Love ” and “Beyond the Lights.”
“Star Trek: Discovery”
Not much is known yet about this “Star Trek” prequel, set a decade before the events of the original 1966 series.
Ryan Murphy’s star two juggernaut Hollywood celebrities as two other Hollywood celebrities that are juggernaut. “Feud” will feature Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange as Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, chronicling their tumultuous relationship.
“Orphan Black” enters its final season, wrapping up with five seasons of some of the most stellar acting on television by the gifted Tatiana Maslany, who thus far has played a total of 11 characters on the show.
“Chewing Gum” Season 2
Rejoice: Composed by and starring the gifted Michaela Coel, season 2 will continue to follow the cringeworthy and hilarious adventures of Tracey Gordon.
“Insecure” Season 2
It was well worth the delay for the very first season of Issa Rae’s humorous and affecting introduction show, ” which had all of Twitter speaking after an epic ending, “Insecure. Fortunately, we won’t have to wait forever to find out what happens between Issa and Lawrence — the show was renewed for another season, set to air later this year.