10 best shows like The L Word (2004)

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The L Word 2004
A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
List of the best shows and series like The L Word (2004): Fingersmith, Exes and Ohs, One Big Happy, Work in Progress, Love, Victor, Dante's Cove, Genera+ion, Euphoria, Trigonometry, Famous in Love.

Fingersmith (2005)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:01

In Victorian England, Sue, a young thief, participates in a scam to defraud a rich heiress by becoming her maid.

Exes and Ohs (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:21

Exes & Ohs is an American and Canadian cable TV series that was launched on Logo on October 8, 2007, and Showcase in Canada. The show centres around the dating life of Jennifer, a lesbian documentary filmmaker with a vivid fantasy life and a floundering career. Jennifer is looking for Ms. Right but must navigate the rules of lesbian dating life, most of which she learns the hard way. Fortunately, her friends are there to help: Sam, a sexy commitment-phobe who flips women faster than real estate; Chris and Kris, a lesbian couple expanding both their pet accessory business and their family; and Crutch, a young musician who wants to be taken seriously but still has some growing up to do. The series is based on the short film The Ten Rules: A Lesbian Survival Guide, created and written by Michelle Paradise, and directed by Lee Friedlander. It is shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada but is set in Seattle. The show's second season was pushed back various times. AfterEllen.com stated that it would not premiere until 2010. It was later set to premiere on June 29, 2011.

One Big Happy (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Best friends Lizzy (gay and a bit type-A) and Luke (straight and more laid back) are like family. When they were kids and both of their parents were getting divorces, they stuck together, and they've been there for each other ever since. Now, all grown up and still single, they've decided to start a family of their own. No, not like that (there are some lines even they won't cross) - we're talking the non-romantic, go-to-the-doctor's-office type of baby-making. Then one night, after yet another failed attempt at conception, the two head out to a bar to let off some steam. That's where Luke meets Prudence, a free-spirited British girl who's slated to go back to England in a matter of days. Lizzy isn't a huge fan - it might have something to do with Prudence waltzing around their apartment naked - but Luke really hits it off with her... and next thing he knows, they're spending every last minute of her limited time together. But just as Lizzy discovers that she's actually pregnant, Luke announces that he and Prudence got married. Ta-da! A different kind of family is born.

Work in Progress (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

An older queer lesbian from Chicago falls for a millennial trans-man.

Love, Victor (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.

Dante's Cove (2005)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A young gay couple must overcome dark, mystical forces conspiring against them, starting with a vengeful 19th century witch and her cheating warlock fiance.

Genera+ion (2021)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

A group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.

Euphoria (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:51

A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.

Trigonometry (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

In crowded and expensive London, cash-strapped couple Gemma and Kieran open their small apartment to a third person. Somehow, their new addition, Ray, makes the flat seem bigger, not smaller. Gradually, many things become easier, nicer and better with an extra pair of hands.

Famous in Love (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:59

Ordinary college student Paige gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. She must now navigate her new star-studded life and the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl in town as well as balancing her college workload.

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Felicity (1998)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Felicity Porter, a sensitive and intelligent girl from the San Francisco Bay Area, decides to give up a slot at Stanford University's pre-med program to follow her long time crush to college in New York City. Things get even more complicated when she meets her dorm's resident advisor and they fall in love.

Dracula (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:43

It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night - useful for someone who avoids the sun. But he has another reason for his travels: he hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan... until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.

Sex/Life (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A woman's daring sexual past collides with her married-with-kids present when the bad-boy ex she can't stop fantasizing about crashes back into her life.

Tales of the City (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04

Mary Ann returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter and ex-husband, twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann is quickly drawn back into the orbit of Anna Madrigal, her chosen family and a new generation of queer young residents living at 28 Barbary Lane.

Riverdale (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10

Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

A Million Little Things (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:38

A group of friends from Boston who feel stuck in life experience an unexpected wake-up call after one of their friend dies unexpectedly.

Emma (2009)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration04:00

Nothing delights Emma more than meddling in the love lives of others. But when she takes protege Harriet Smith under her wing, her plans can only end in disaster...

When We Rise (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

The personal and political struggles, setbacks and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable successes of today. The period piece tells the history of the gay rights movement, starting with the Stonewall Riots in 1969.

Dawson's Creek (1998)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama that portrays the fictional lives of a close-knit group of teenagers through high school and college.

Outlander (2014)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

Faking It (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma and Amy decide to keep up their romantic ruse.

I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Ramy Youssef: Feelings (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:25

In his first HBO stand-up comedy special, Ramy Youssef shares candid anecdotes about his life as an Egyptian-American comedian, writer, actor and director.

Nashville (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.

Bridgerton (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Gypsy (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:00

The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.

Feel Good (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

Recovering addict and comedian Mae tries to control the addictive behaviors and intense romanticism that permeate every facet of her life. Life is further complicated by a new and all-consuming relationship with her new girlfriend George.

Married (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Married is a half hour comedy about being miserably in love. Russ and Lina Bowman can barely remember what life was like before kids, debt, and suburbia rained on their romance -- but every once in a while, in between the arguments about their declining sex life and who's driving carpool, they are reminded what drew them together in the first place -- they're best friends. The show also features Russ and Lina's friend AJ, who is recently divorced and pretending he's over his wife, and their other friend Jess, who is married to a much older man who can't keep up with her.

Togetherness (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.




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