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eWomenNetwork’s Top 5 Binge-Worthy Television Series

Relax and indulge in an episode (or three) of our favorite shows with something to say about strong women in the workplace.

It goes without saying that we, as women entrepreneurs, have chosen one of the most challenging career paths available. Though it can also be more rewarding than anything else imaginable, starting and growing your own business is really, really hard work!

Sometimes, after a long day, all we want to do is sink into a soft sofa with a glass of wine and queue up a great show. Plus, bingeing a great television series every now and again isn’t just relaxing, but it can also benefit our businesses. Read on for our current top picks, each featuring top stars and storylines with something to say about strong, independent women in the workplace.


This laugh-out-loud Apple TV+ series follows Molly Novak, an “accidental” billionaire who is navigating life post-divorce. Molly finds new purpose by working at her charitable foundation on initiatives that impact those in need both locally and internationally. In addition to killer fashion, great music, and gorgeous settings, LOOT offers insights into personal reinvention, philanthropy, and finding a meaningful path in business.

Maya Rudolph, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Joel Kim Booster
Where to Watch: Apple TV+

Virgin River

Virgin River, set in the breathtaking mountains of Northern California, centers around Mel Monroe, a nurse practitioner and L.A. transplant. As she adapts to small-town life, Mel encounters various challenges and builds new relationships. This dramatic series highlights resilience and adaptability in a new environment, and the importance of community and support systems. The central role also underscores the value of STEM careers and women in leadership roles in healthcare.

Stars: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Tim Matheson
Where to Watch: Netflix


Hacks is a comedy-drama focused on the professional relationship between Deborah, a legendary comedian, and Ava, a young comedy writer. Working together, they navigate the complexities of the entertainment world and personal challenges. Edgy and candid, Hacks offers insights into mentorship, the importance of adapting to changing industry landscapes, and the power of collaboration. It also delves into themes of resilience and reinvention as Deborah strives for career longevity in a dynamic industry.

Stars: Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, Carl Clemons-Hopkins
Where to Watch: Max

The Morning Show

The Morning Show provides a behind-the-scenes look at a popular network news program, focusing on the fallout of a scandal involving one of the anchors. The cinematic series explores themes of power dynamics, the importance of ethical conduct in business, leadership under pressure, and the complexities of the media industry. It also highlights the importance of integrity, transparency, and resilience in the face of adversity.

Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carel
Where to Watch: Apple TV+

Survival of the Thickest

Inspired by comedian Michelle Buteau's memoir, this hilariously honest series follows a newly single woman who is determined to rebuild her life. As she navigates dating, career challenges, and friendships, it underscores the importance of self-confidence, resilience, and authenticity in personal and professional life. The series also highlights how embracing one's unique qualities can lead to personal empowerment and professional success.

Stars: Michelle Buteau, Tone Bell, Tasha Smith
Where to Watch: Netflix

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