American TV series about housewives

List of the best American TV series about housewives selected by visitors to our site: Why Women Kill, Desperate Housewives, Big Little Lies, American Woman, Good Girls, Bewitched, According to Jim, The Flintstones, Weeds, Mad Men.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:46
CharactersFamily, Housewives
PlotTreason, Love, betrayal, Relationship, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleFor girls, Atmospheric, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersFriends, Friends, Housewives, Gardeners
PlotLove, Life, Investigation, Relationship, Mystery
StylePopular

Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. Executive producer Cherry served as showrunner. Other executive producers since the fourth season included Bob Daily, George W. Perkins, John Pardee, Joey Murphy, David Grossman, and Larry Shaw. The main setting of the show was Wisteria Lane, a street in the fictional American town of 'Fairview' in the fictional 'Eagle State'. The show followed the lives of a group of women as seen through the eyes of a dead neighbor who committed suicide in the very first episode. The storyline covers thirteen years of the women's lives over eight seasons, set between the years 2004–2008, and later 2013–2017. They worked through domestic struggles and family life, while facing the secrets, crimes and mysteries hidden behind the doors of their — at the surface — beautiful and seemingly perfect suburban neighborhood. The show featured an ensemble cast, headed by Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Van de Kamp, and Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis. Brenda Strong narrated the show as the deceased Mary Alice Young, appearing sporadically in flashbacks or dream sequences.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersFamily, Housewives, Single mothers, Parents
PlotTreason, Investigation, Death, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleFor girls, Twisted plot, Unexpected ending

Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women, Sisters, Housewives, Single mothers
StyleFor girls, Easy

This 1970s period dramedy inspired by the real life Kyle Richards and set amid the sexual revolution and the rise of second-wave feminism follows Bonnie, an unconventional mother struggling to raise her two daughters after leaving her husband. With the help of her two best friends, Kathleen and Diana, these three women will each discover their own brand of independence in a world reluctant to give it.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersFamily, Criminals, Friends, Housewives
PlotRobbery, Money, Passion
StyleFor girls, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersWitches, Family, Housewives, Wizards, Cats
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Supernatural, Family life, Curses
StyleEasy, Fancy

Samantha Stephens is a seemingly normal suburban housewife who also happens to be a genuine witch, with all the requisite magical powers. Her husband Darrin insists that Samantha keep her witchcraft under wraps, but situations invariably require her to indulge her powers while keeping her bothersome mother Endora at bay.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Friends, Sisters, Housewives, Neighbors
PlotFamily life

According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Dinosaurs, Friends, Housewives, Neighbors
PlotFamily life
PlaceSmall towns
StyleEasy

The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:25
CharactersHousewives, Single mothers
PlotFamily life

Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the course of the show, she and her family become increasingly entangled in illegal activities.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:47
CharactersBusinessmen, Housewives
PlaceOffice
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 Avenue of the Americas. According to the show's pilot, the phrase "mad men" was a slang term coined in the 1950s by advertisers working on Madison Avenue to refer to themselves. The focal point of the series is Don Draper, creative director at Sterling Cooper and a founding partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, and the people in his life, both in and out of the office. The plot focuses on the business of the agencies as well as the personal lives of the characters, regularly depicting the changing moods and social mores of the United States in the 1960s.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHousewives
PlotBasketball, Family life
StyleFascinating

Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when his already run-down house catches fire. Looking to take on a second job, Ray decides to exploit his best asset in a last-ditch attempt to change his fortunes.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:36
CharactersHousewives, Parents
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleShort, For girls, Dark

Mildred Pierce depicts an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother during the Great Depression who finds herself separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all the while trying to earn her spoiled, narcissistic daughter's love and respect.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Housewives, Soldier, Parents
PlotSelf-sacrifice
StyleSpectacular, Patriotic

A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Friends, Housewives
PlotFamily life
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Fancy

The story of Bill Henrickson and his life in suburban Salt Lake City, balancing the needs of his three wives -- Barb, Nicki and Margene-- their seven kids, three new houses and the opening of his newest hardware store. When disturbing news arrives about Bill's father, he is forced to reconnect with his polygamist parents who live on a fundamentalist compound in rural Utah.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersRich, Maids, Janitors
PlotLove, Mystery, Deception
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Fascinating

The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the process become an ally in their lives.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotLove, Treason, betrayal, Divorce
PlaceUSA
StyleFor girls, Atmospheric, Fascinating

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily
PlaceUSA

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFamily, Widows
PlotDeath, Mystery
StyleFor girls, Soulful, To cry, Makes me think

The sudden death of her husband upends and transforms every relationship in Leigh Shaw’s life. It also forces her to realize there was a lot about her husband that she didn’t know.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Teachers, Friends
PlotMystery, Funeral
PlaceSmall towns
StyleTwisted plot

Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year later, they begin receiving messages from someone using the name "A" who threatens to expose their secrets — including long-hidden ones they thought only Alison knew.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Strong women, Mothers
PlotIntrigue, Mystery, Jealousy
StyleFor girls, By books, Intriguing

The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:10
CharactersMaids
PlotInvestigation, Intrigue
StyleFascinating

Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on 18 November 2012. The series, filmed at the Palacio de la Magdalena in Santander, is set in an early 20th century aristocratic hotel during the reign of King Alfonso XIII and is centered on the mysteries that involve the owner family and the hotel servants. Grand Hotel has received critical acclaim from television critics and won numerous accolades.

CharactersHousewives, Trainers, Friends
PlotMoney, Family life, Aerobics
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Sheila Rubin is a quietly tormented housewife in ’80s San Diego. Behind closed doors, she battles extreme personal demons and a vicious inner voice. But things change when she discovers aerobics, sparking a journey toward empowerment and success.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:08
CharactersKillers, Strong women, Special agents, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Action

A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Based on the Villanelle novellas by Luke Jennings.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFriends, Neighbors
PlotDivorce
StyleFor girls, Easy, Fascinating

Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, but supportive and caring extended family... even if they have a funny way of showing it sometimes.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:54
CharactersFamily, Rich
PlotLove, Inheritance, Family life
PlaceEngland, Mansions
StylePopular, Worth watching, Romantic, Fascinating

A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove triangle, Tennis

A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersWidows, Friends
PlotRelationship, Depression
StyleFor girls, Fascinating

A hotheaded widow searching for the hit-and-run driver who mowed down her husband befriends an eccentric optimist who isn't quite what she seems.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlotAdventures

Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael Pressman, with Susie Fitzgerald co-executive producing. Peyton Reed directed the pilot. ABC decided not to renew the series for a second season. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment released Cashmere Mafia on DVD.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersSerial killers, Sisters, Journalists
PlotMystery, Funeral
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Twisted plot

Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Teachers, Trainers, Friends, Musicians
PlotAdventures
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry

Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition circuit while its disparate members deal with relationships, sexuality, social issues, and learning to become an effective team.





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