As Scandal returns to our screens for season 7, TV streaming service NOW TV takes a look at the most badass, inspirational women from our favourite shows. Power house Olivia Pope is the definition of a strong female we all want to emulate so how better to celebrate, than giving recognition to our top girl bosses from Girls and Grey’s to Game of Thrones.
Scandal – Olivia Pope
Everyone has a secret… and Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation’s elite and keeping those secrets under wraps. Revered and feared at the same time, Olivia, a former media consultant to the President of the United States, left the White House to open her own prominent crisis management firm.
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Grey’s Anatomy – Meredith Grey
World class, pioneering super surgeon, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) is the hero and heart of Grey Sloane Memorial Hospital. Tackling personal crises, supporting friends and family unrequitedly and kicking ass at work on the daily, this is a woman you don’t mess with.
Sex And The City – Miranda, Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha
Sarah Jessica Parker stars in this Golden Globe-winning comedy drama about four friends dealing with life and love in New York. These four straight talking women aren’t afraid to say it like it is. From Samantha’s confidence, Miranda’s ambition, Charlottes utter sophistication and Carries knack for tackling her friends and her own rollercoaster love lives, they are the ultimate girl squad.
The Walking Dead – Carol Peletier
The strong widow and mother to little Sophia, Carol fought tirelessly as one of the few surviving humans in the post-apocalyptic drama.
Jamestown– Jocelyn, Verity, Alice
Drama from the makers of Downton Abbey. Alice, Jocelyn and Verity face trials, tragedies and hardship as three of the first women to arrive in the English colony of Jamestown.
Blindspot – Jane Doe
A woman turns up in a bag in NYC, covered in tattoos and with no memory of her past. Jane must work with the FBI to regain her memory and deal with the issues and disasters she meets in the process. Mystery crime drama with Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander.
Game of Thrones – Daenerys Targaryen
Sky Atlantic’s epic tale of lust, treachery, and bloodshed follows seven noble families as they fight for control of the kingdom of Westeros, and as the land becomes consumed by political intrigue, dark forces begin to stir beyond the Great Wall in the North.
Princess of House Targaryen, Daenerys lives in exile in Essos with her advisors and dragons. Dany rallied the Unsullied of Astapor to her cause and continues to grow the army she needs to take back the throne.
Madam Secretary – Elizabeth McCord
Téa Leoni stars as Elizabeth McCord, a former CIA analyst forced to juggle international crises and her family life after being made secretary of state. She’s smart, she’s opinionated and she’s a likable badass who’s never wrong.
Girls – Shoshanna, Jessa, Hannah, Marnie
Smart Golden Globe-winning comedy about an aspiring writer and her three friends as they struggle to navigate the choppy waters of twentysomething life. These group of besties are imperfect, brutally honest and visibly flawed, which is just why we love them.
Riviera – Georgina Clios
Julia Stiles stars as Georgina Clios in a Sky Original Production set in the glamorous French Riviera: sun-soaked playground to the super rich, and the perfect place to hide dangerous secrets. Georgina must get to the bottom of the corruption she married into to find the truth and survive.
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