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The Best Female Director TV Shows

Finding a good Female Director TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Female Director TV shows of all time streaming online.

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1. Gentleman Jack

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8.2/10
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76/100
Year: 2019-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister attempts to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of her plan is to help the fate of her own family - by taking a wife.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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2. Evil Genius

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7.6/10
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73/100
Year: 2018-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Crime, Documentary

What it's about: This baffling true crime story starts with the grisly death of a pizza man who robs a bank with a bomb around his neck - and gets weirder from there.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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3. Jane Eyre

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8.3/10
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69/100
Year: 2006-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Charlotte Bronte's classic about an orphan girl who grows up to become a governess in a gloomy manor in Yorkshire, where she falls in love with the mysterious Edward Rochester.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & BritBox). 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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4. Olive Kitteridge

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8.4/10
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69/100
Year: 2014-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: A look at a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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5. Thirteen

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7.3/10
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67/100
Year: 2016-2019Seasons: 1
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Today is the day Ivy Moxham will escape from the cellar that's been her prison for the last 13 years. Today is the day she'll return to her home, to her family, to her life. Today is only the beginning.Thirteen explores how to pick up the threads of a life half-lived and how to survive as a family under the greatest pressure: how to feel again, chance love again. It is a psychological drama about who to trust when you can't even trust yourself. Ivy Moxham is a young girl. Ivy Moxham is a woman. Ivy Moxham is whoever you want her to be.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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6. Little Women

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7.1/10
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63/100
Year: 2017-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate what it means to be a young woman: from sibling rivalry and first love, to loss and marriage.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (60%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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7. Casanova

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7.9/10
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62/100
Year: 2005-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Casanova is a 2005 British television comedy drama serial, written by television scriptwriter Russell T Davies and directed by Sheree Folkson. Produced by Red Production Company for BBC Wales in association with Granada Television, the 3-episode series was first screened on digital television station BBC Three from 13 March, with a repeat on mainstream analogue network BBC One commencing 4 April.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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8. Wuthering Heights

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7.6/10
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59/100
Year: 2009-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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9. What Remains

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7.5/10
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57/100
Year: 2013-2019Seasons: 1
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: When the decomposed body of Melissa Young is found by a couple in their new flat, Detective Len Harper is determined to discover what happened to her and why nobody noticed she was missing.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).

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10. Girlfriends

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7.0/10
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56/100
Year: 2000-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 8
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008. The final episode aired on February 11, 2008.When Girlfriends returned in fall 2007 for its eighth season, it became the longest-running live-action sitcom on network television that was on air that year, as well as one of the highest-rated scripted shows on television among African American adults and women 18-34, including its spin-off The Game.

Where to Watch: 83 episodes (48%) are available to watch free online (CW Seed). 1 episodes (1%) are available to stream on a subscription service (AcornTV). 31 episodes (18%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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11. Oliver Twist

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7.4/10
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55/100
Year: 2007-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver dares to ask for more gruel, he finds himself cast out and forced to make his own way in the world...

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & BritBox).

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12. Spies of Warsaw

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6.8/10
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53/100
Year: 2014-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw. A classic tale of spying, intrigue, and romance, based on the novels of Alan Furst and adapted by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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13. The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

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48/100
Year: 2015-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Biography

What it's about: A chronicle of Marilyn Monroe's family life and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Lifetime Movie Club). 2 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Rosemary's Baby

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47/100
Year: 2014-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: Young Rosemary Woodhouse and her husband Guy move in with a rich couple, who soon take an unusual interest in the Woodhouses' attempts to have a second baby after Rosemary miscarried the first one. Guy soon has unusual success and Rosemary becomes pregnant, but it becomes clear that the two are connected and that the pregnancy may not be all that Rosemary hoped for...

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Prime Video, Microsoft & 2 others).

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15. Extremely Dangerous

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46/100
Year: 1999-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Extremely Dangerous is a 1999 four part series for ITV starring Sean Bean as an ex-National Criminal Intelligence Service undercover agent convicted of the brutal murder of his wife and child who goes on the run to try and clear his name. He sets out to follow up a strange clue sent to him in prison. The boss of a local crime syndicate, a former associate, hears of his escape and sends out the word to bring him in. On the run from the police and disowned by his NCIS colleagues, he is faced with the fact that he may be guilty.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).