TV series about housewives

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

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Why Women Kill (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:46

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.

Big Little Lies (2017)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

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.

Desperate Housewives (2004)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Physical (2021)

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.

Good Girls (2018)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

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.

American Woman (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

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.

Bewitched (1964)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

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.

Weeds (2005)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:25

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.

According to Jim (2001)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

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.

The Unit (2006)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA

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.

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Mildred Pierce (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:36

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.

Big Love (2006)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA

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.

Hung (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Mad Men (2007)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:47

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.

The Flintstones (1960)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

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

Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA

The comic/folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci hit prime time with their act in this scripted series for IFC. It follows hard-working underdogs trying to make their mark in comedy while muddling through messy dating scenarios, and doing so by performing one satirical (and often quite saucy) song after another. Nothing stops the ukulele- and guitar-wielding twosome from singing about life's unspoken truths, despite it leaving them detached from their peers. The series is titled after Lindhome and Micucci's band name, inspired by "two famous rock 'n' roll second bananas," Art Garfunkel and John Oates.

Harrow (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:30

When a dark secret from this past threatens to be exposed, unorthodox and brilliant medical examiner, Doctor Daniel Harrow, must use all his forensic skills to keep it buried forever.

Shameless (2011)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Top of the Lake (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, USA
Duration05:00

A woman haunted by her past, Detective Robin Griffin, investigates complex and unsettling cases.

La que se avecina (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountrySpain

La que se avecina is a Spanish television comedy created by Alberto Caballero, Laura Caballero and Daniel Deorador. The TV-series focusing around the inhabitants of Mirador de Montepinar, a fictional building located on the outskirts of a big city. Both its storylines and cast are heavily based on Aquí no hay quien viva, which ended when Telecinco bought Miramón Mendi, the series production company.The episodes debuted on the Telecinco network, and were later rerun by the same network as well as cable/satellite channels FactoríaDeFicción and Paramount Comedy. The series debuted in 22 April 2007 and became popular thanks to its funny characters, witty script, use of catchphrases and capacity to integrate and poke fun at contemporary issues; the program presents a caustic satire of many of the 'types' found in Spanish society.The name of the show involves wordplay, as "vecina" is the Spanish word for neighbour.

The Pacific (2010)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration09:00

Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryWest Germany
Duration01:00

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.

Boss (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:56

Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.

Billions (2016)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.

Grand Hotel (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:41

Santiago Mendoza owns last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach, while his glamorous second wife, Gigi, and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success.

Complications (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

John Ellis, a disillusioned suburban ER doctor, who finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy's life and killing one of his attackers. When he learns the boy is still marked for death he finds himself compelled to save him at any cost and discovers that his life and his outlook on medicine may never be the same.

Powers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren't actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals?

WandaVision (2021)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

Teenage Bounty Hunters (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA

After joining forces with a veteran bounty hunter, sixteen-year-old fraternal twin sisters Sterling and Blair dive into the world of bail skipping baddies while still navigating the high stakes of teenage love and sex.

Mindhunter (2017)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.




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