Unless it involves an ice-cold pool, our desire to spend time in the sweltering outdoors this summer is virtually non-existent. Indeed, ’tis the season of staying in, but we got through all our best TV box sets last year.
However a raft of women-led shows and movies have launched in recent months, whether brand-new or latest series. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best female-focused shows to add to your Netflix list this summer.
Eight thieves, including two females, Tokio and Nairobi, plan to carry out the biggest robbery in history.
Santa Clarita Diet
Starring Drew Barrymore, this darkly comedic series focuses on husband and wife real estate agents living seemingly normal lives in California — until a dramatic twist of fate changes everything.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
The brainchild of Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, this comedy series follows a woman who, after being rescued from an underground bunker where she was living for 15 years, tries to start a new life in New York City.
A comedy inspired by Sophia Amoruso’s best-selling memoir of the same name, Girlboss tells the true story of how Amoruso built an empire from scratch.
Marvel’s Jessica Jones
When her superhero career comes to an abrupt halt, Jessica Jones tries to reinvent herself as a private investigator to help those in need.
A historical drama that tells the story of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s reign — and all the rivalries and romance that came with it — from the the 1940s to modern day.
Set in Los Angeles in the 1980s, this Alison Brie-led wrestling drama follows a band of misfits who rebuild themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
Grace and Frankie
This Emmy-nominated series is about two rivals who bond over an unexpected twist of events.