22 TV Shows with Female Showrunners

There's hope yet.

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Inequality in leadership roles in Hollywood (and other industries) is still a huge issue, but thankfully, there are some women calling the shots in entertainment. Here are 21 shows with female showrunners.

UnReal

Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro

1 of 22
Marvel's Jessica Jones

Melissa Rosenberg

2 of 22
Fresh Off the Boat

Nahnatchka Khan

3 of 22
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Maurissa Tancharoen

4 of 22
Supergirl

Jessica Queller

5 of 22
Grey's Anatomy

Shonda Rhimes

6 of 22
How to Get Away With Murder

Shonda Rhimes

7 of 22
Orange Is the New Black

Jenji Kohan

8 of 22
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna

9 of 22
Transparent

Jill Soloway

10 of 22
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tina Fey

11 of 22
Great News

Tina Fey

12 of 22
Queen Sugar

Ava DuVernay

13 of 22
Westworld

Lisa Joy

14 of 22
Jane the Virgin

Jennie Snyder Urman

15 of 22
Power

Courtney Kemp

16 of 22
Famous in Love

I. Marlene King

17 of 22
Criminal Minds

Erica Messer

18 of 22
Empire

Ilene Chaiken

19 of 22
Insecure

Issa Rae

20 of 22
The Affair

Sarah Treem

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SMILF

Frankie Shaw

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