Watch This: Fall TV Shows Starring Women

The fall TV season starts very soon. Will there be many good new women-led shows this season? Well, I can think of three. If you have more in mind, speak up in the comments.

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Review: Restless

Restless stars Hayley Atwell, Charlotte Rampling and Michelle Dockery. When I saw the cast list on Acorn TV, I thought, “What could be better?”

It turns out, quite a few things could be better.

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Review: Undone

Undone is different. It’s animated, but it’s about adults and adult problems. It’s beautiful to look at with creativity bursting through every frame. It seems to be a story about time travel or the space time continuum, but it’s really a story about mental health.

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Review: Monarca, season 1

Monarca brings Mexican melodrama to Netflix with an dangerous brew of intrigue. The story centers around a family worth millions from a tequila empire. Their tequila brand name is Monarca.

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Review: Unbelievable

Unbelievable begins with the rape of Marie (Kaitlyn Dever). Her case is mishandled by the police. Elsewhere, two cops played by Merritt Wever and Toni Collette chase a serial rapist until the trail leads them to Marie. This outstanding series is based on a real case.

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Review: Workin’ Moms, seasons 1-3

Workin’ Moms is a half-hour Canadian comedy show about a group of moms. The first three seasons of the series are streaming on Netflix now.

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Brain Dump: My Life is Murder and Made in Heaven

A few words about series I’m watching and enjoying. I’m not finished with all the episodes, so I don’t want to do a full-fledged review. Take a look at My Life is Murder and Made in Heaven.

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Review: Keeping Faith, season 2

Keeping Faith season 2 continues to be densely written with a lot going on in a short time. It threatens to overwhelm the heroine Faith Howells (Eve Myles). Too much, too fast, and all of it serious. There’s a powerful sense of desperation in this suspenseful tale.

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Review: Diagnosis

Diagnosis takes crowdsourcing into the medical field as a doctor uses her column in The New York Times Magazine to seek advice from around the world on hard to diagnose cases.

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Review: The Indian Doctor, seasons 1-3

The Indian Doctor is a BBC series that began in 2010 and lasted for 3 seasons. All three seasons are now on Hulu. The series is a warm-hearted look into the life of a doctor and his wife in a small mining town in South Wales. It’s the kind of British TV that makes so many people say they love British TV.

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