TV shows about divorce

List of the best tv series about divorce, selected by visitors to our site: Divorce, Splitting Up Together, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Review, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, Dead Like Me, Boston Legal, Mildred Pierce, Cougar Town, The O.C..

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Divorce (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleTo cry, Touching

A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.

Splitting Up Together (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:15
CharactersParents, Family, Childrens, Large families
PlotDivorce
StyleEasy, To cry

Lena and Martin were once madly in love. But, like many marriages, time and circumstance eventually took their toll, and they decide that everyone's lives would be better if they got a divorce. Facing a daunting real estate market, the couple decide not to sell their house and to "Bird Nest" instead. The 'on-duty' parent will live in the house while the 'off-duty' parent will live in the detached garage. As Lena begins to dip her toes into the dating waters, Martin begins to see his own culpability in his marriage falling apart.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotLove, betrayal, Treason, Divorce
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Atmospheric

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.

Review (2014)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
PlotDivorce
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, Fascinating

The series uses “mockumentary” techniques to depict the fictional, reality television-style adventures of enthusiastic professional critic Forrest MacNeil, who hosts a TV show called "Review" in which he engages in any life experience his viewers ask him to, to find out if that life experience “is any good”. Afterward, Forrest formally rates each life experience in-studio, on a one-to-five-star scale. However, Forrest's compulsive curiosity and uncompromising commitment to the show unexpectedly backfire in ways that increasingly destroy his life as he is requested to review 'stealing', 'drug addiction', 'being a racist', 'getting divorced', 'getting revenge', and 'running from the law.

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWriters, Friends
PlotDivorce
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books

Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from her divorced friends rather than her married ones and it leads her to some unexpected and life-changing experiences.

Dead Like Me (2003)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
PlotSupernatural, Depression, Life after death, Death, Superpowers
StyleTo cry, Fancy

Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.

Boston Legal (2004)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersLawyers, Friends, Veterans, Partners
PlotDivorce
PlaceCourt
StyleMakes me think

Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley series The Practice, following the exploits of former Practice character Alan Shore at the legal firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt.

Mildred Pierce (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:36
CharactersParents, Housewives
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleDark, Short

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.

Cougar Town (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFriends, Neighbors
PlotDivorce
StyleEasy, 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.

The O.C. (2003)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersParents, Lawyers, Friends, Teenagers, Friends
PlotJealousy, Love triangle, Divorce
PlaceCollege
StyleTouching

The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as outsiders in the high-class world of Newport Beach. Ryan and Seth spend much time navigating their relationships with girl-next-door Marissa Cooper, Seth's childhood crush Summer Roberts, and the fast-talking loner Taylor Townsend. Story lines deal with the culture clash between the idealistic Cohen family and the shallow, materialistic, and closed-minded community in which they reside. The series includes elements of postmodernism, and functions as a mixture of melodrama and comedy.

Kidding (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily, Celebrities, Rich, Actors
PlotDepression, Death, Cancer, Divorce
StylePhilosophical, For men, To cry, Touching, Makes me think

Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's TV. But when his family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

Emergence (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Mystery, Divorce, Weapons
StyleAtmospheric

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.

Go On (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersWidows
PlotDeath, Divorce
PlaceUSA

Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen, has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the air. A reluctant Ryan finds himself in a support group for "life change," where he meets an oddball cast of characters, all with their own backstories filled with varying degrees of loss.

The Split (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotDivorce
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating, To cry

The Defoes, a family of female divorce lawyers, are forced to face their past following the return of their estranged father after a 30 year absence.

Baywatch (1989)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersRescue, Criminals
PlotDiving, Adventures, Swimming, Divorce, Water
PlaceSea, Beach
StyleFascinating

Join the Baywatch lifeguards on their thrilling adventures filled with beautiful beaches and those iconic red swimsuits.

Interny (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration00:25
CharactersDoctors, Nurses
PlotRelationship, Love with age difference, Divorce, Life
PlaceRussia

Medical sitcom Ivan Okhlobystin about doctors who still do not know how to treat, but know how to make people laugh. The main characters of the sitcom - four interns. They always get into stupid situations, and their leader Dr. Bykov pleasure of watching this

Desperate Housewives (2004)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersFriends, Housewives, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Relationship, Divorce, Intrigue

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.

La que se avecina (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
CharactersPsychologists, Actors, Gays, Housewives
PlotLove, Divorce, Family life
StyleEasy, Fascinating

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.

Stiletto Vendetta (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove, Mystery, Divorce
PlaceSchool, Turkey, Prison, Court, Hospitals
StyleAction, Fascinating

Three girls in high school made a prank on the fourth girl and caused her to be expelled from the high school with her teacher. After 20 years they got together in a high society environment.

Heartland (2007)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, family
CountryCanada
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Horses, Teenagers
PlotDivorce, Family life
PlaceSmall towns
StyleTo cry, Touching

Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?

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