TV series about single mothers

TV series about single mothers
List of the best series about single mothers selected by visitors to our site: Behind Her Eyes, Ginny & Georgia, Jane the Virgin, American Woman, Emergence, The War of the Worlds, SMILF, Trust Me, Ängelby, Big Little Lies.

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

Behind Her Eyes (2021)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotTreason, Supernatural, Life, Mystery, Relationship
StyleNetflix, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Women in the lead roles

A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.

Ginny & Georgia (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeenagers, Mother and daughter, Single mothers, New kids at school, Friends
PlotRelationship, Move, Growing up, Everyday life, Women's rights
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleNetflix, Touching

Angsty and awkward fifteen year old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her thirty year old mother, the irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and give her family something they've never had... a normal life. But it's not all carpool and Kombucha as Georgia's past threatens her and her family's new way of life... and Georgia will do anything to protect her family.

Jane the Virgin (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Pregnant women, Single mothers
PlotInvestigation, Love triangle, Intrigue
StyleEasy, Fascinating

A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana la virgen."

American Woman (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
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.

Emergence (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Mystery, Mystery, Divorce

A police chief takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center of it all.

The War of the Worlds (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersAliens, Aliens, Scientists, Single mothers, Astronomers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Survival, Relationship, Apocalypse
PlaceEngland, England, Mars

In Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy society and start a life together as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

SMILF (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersSingle mothers, Parents, Actors, Poor
PlotLove, Basketball

A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

Trust Me (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersNurses, Single mothers
PlotMystery, Deception
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

A series of gripping thrillers that expose the dark side of the people we trust to care for us - doctors.

Ängelby (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CharactersTeachers, Single mothers
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Death, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAction, Fascinating

Vera, a mother of two children, is left by her husband and looses her job all at once. She gets a job offer in another town, grabs her children and their belongings and moves there for a fresh new start in life. Before she gets there she hits a boy with her car. In chock, she assumes the boy to be dead. But is it really Vera who killed him?

Big Little Lies (2017)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CharactersFamily, Housewives, Single mothers, Parents
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery, Intrigue, Family life
StyleTwisted 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.

Back in the Game (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersSingle mothers, Losers
StyleTo cry

Terry Gannon Jr. was an All Star softball player until life threw her a couple curve balls: a baby, a lost college scholarship and a loser for a husband. After striking out on her own, Terry and her son Danny move in with her estranged father, Terry Sr. aka "The Cannon," an opinionated, beer-guzzling, ex-athlete who never quite made the cut as a single father or professional baseball player. When Terry reluctantly offers to coach Danny and a group of other athletically-challenged hopefuls, her past comes rushing back.

Raven's Home (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, family
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotGrowing up
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Best friends Raven and Chelsea, now both divorced mothers, are raising their children in a house together. Their house is turned upside down when they realize one of Raven's children inherited the same psychic abilities as their mother.

Red Widow (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotRevenge, Intrigue
StyleAction, Fascinating

When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, determination and family ties like never before. To get out of this mob, she needs to beat the bad guys at their own deadly game.

The Chi (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
CharactersSingle mothers, Poor
PlotGrowing up

A relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story following a half dozen interrelated characters in the South Side of Chicago. The story centers on Brandon, an ambitious and confident young man who dreams about opening a restaurant of his own someday, but is conflicted between the promise of a new life and his responsibility to his mother and teenage brother back in the South Side.

Stranger Things (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CharactersMonsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StyleNetflix, Popular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Hilda (2018)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersDragons, Monsters, Childrens, Elves, Single mothers
StyleNetflix, Easy, For children, Atmospheric, By comics

Fearless, free-spirited Hilda finds new friends, adventure and magical creatures when she leaves her enchanted forest home and journeys to the city.

OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA, South Korea
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, Aliens, Robots, Childrens

Animated comedy set in the futuristic year of 201X, where the world is populated by video game and manga-esque characters.

Horimiya (2021)
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Single mothers
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleRomantic, By manga

A secret life is the one thing they have in common. At school, Hori is a prim and perfect social butterfly, but the truth is she's a brash homebody. Meanwhile, under a gloomy facade, Miyamura hides a gentle heart, along with piercings and tattoos. In a chance meeting, they both reveal a side they've never shown. Could this blossom into something new?

Ten Days in the Valley (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
StyleTwisted plot

Single mother Jane Sadler's life is turned upside down when her young daughter goes missing in the middle of the night. And just like in the controversial police TV show she produces, everything is a mystery, everyone has a secret and no one can be trusted.

Hawthorne (2009)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersNurses, Single mothers
StyleTo cry, Touching

Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and final season consisting of 10 episodes. The third and final season of the show premiered on June 14, 2011. On September 2, 2011, it was announced that TNT had decided not to renew HawthoRNe, so the Season 3 finale, a cliffhanger, was the series finale.