Celebrate International Women's Day with TVNZ OnDemand
Here are some of our favourite female-led shows you can stream today!
These sisters are definitely doing it for themselves!
Julia, Edie and Roxy couldn’t be more different… until they discover they share the same father.
This is a feel-good show that will keep you hooked from the beginning. And let’s face it, Antonia Prebble can do no wrong!
Prebble and her co-stars Maria Angelico and Lucy Durack are the beating heart of this Aussie drama.
Stream the full season here.
We’d spend every night with these fierce females!
Perlina, Lee and Jessica are three 20-something Asian Kiwi women flatting together in Auckland.
Their Friday night antics are based on real-life events and include R-rated chat roulette and awkward morning-after moments.
Seasons one and two are available to stream here.
Marcella isn’t perfect and that’s just why we love her!
She’s an aspiring actress, but mostly she works as a temp and dresses up as fairytale princesses for children’s parties.
Her life is pure, hilarious chaos. It’s full of social media gaffes, self-help podcasts and raging hangovers and her greatest fear is the world running out of cheese. Need we say more?
Stream season one here.
Grab a glass of 'cardonnay' and have a sticky date with these two bonza babes!
TV’s classiest mother and daughter duo definitely call the shots in their lives and relationships.
This series may be an oldie but it’s definitely a goodie.
Stream the first two seasons here.
They’re like the First Wives Club for a new generation, except they’re all out to get the same man!
Kowhai, Sophia, Malia and Shan unite to take down Johnny, a man who has lied to them all. He has two kids, one with Kowhai and one with Malia, and another on the way with Sophia. He also happens to have gone awol.
Can they put their differences aside and unite to give Johnny what he deserves?
Stream season one here.
Meredith walks the halls of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital like she owns the place… and so she should. She is quite literally a boss i.e. the Chief of General Surgery.
Ellen Pompeo, who plays Meredith, is also at the top of her game. She became the highest paid actress in a TV drama ever when she signed on for two more seasons of Grey’s.
She will also now be an executive producer on the drama. Is there anything these two can’t do?
Stream a new season 14 episode express from the US every Friday right here.
In this local comedy, four friends navigate the hilarious highs and lows of life as a 20-something woman in Auckland.
Love and dating can be awkward, as the title suggests, but this series is really about female friendship in all its glory (and gory detail).
It’s laugh-out-loud funny and completely relatable.
Three seasons are available to stream here.
What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than by reliving the story of New Zealand’s most famous aviator?
In the one-off drama, Kate Elliot plays Jean Batten, the woman who risked everything to be the first person to fly solo from England to New Zealand.
At the 2017 Television Awards, Jean won Best Drama, Best Actress, Best Script and Best Director.
Stream Jean here.
It won’t surprise anyone that two real-life queens created this drama – TV legend Oprah Winfrey and A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay.
Queen Sugar follows the lives of the estranged Bordelon siblings, heirs to a sugar plantation in Louisiana.
It is also one of the few prime-time dramas to feature an all-female directorial team. Need we say more?
Two seasons are available to stream here.
Coming soon to TVNZ OnDemand: Killing Eve
Ok this one isn't available to stream yet, but it's definitely worth a mention!
The psychological thriller follows two fiercely intelligent women – Eve (Sandra Oh), a bored MI5 security officer, and Villanelle (Jodie Comer), a psychopathic killer for hire.
Eve becomes obsessed with hunting the assassin down in what becomes an international cat-and-mouse chase.
This series is led by women both on and off screen, with Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge writing the script.
It’s tense and a little bit creepy, but also darkly humorous.