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7 TV Shows Like Emily in Paris You Need to Watch

December 31, 2022

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We discuss 7 TV shows like Emily in Paris that you must watch. Check out these great recommendations and add them to your watchlist.

When Emily in Paris stumbled upon for the first time netflix In October 2020, audiences were instantly captivated as the trendy Midwest landed in the French capital to teach locals how to do things the American way. Of course, the series has had its fair share of controversy, and some bona fide Parisians have taken offense to the stereotypical, bordering on caricature portrayal of French nationals in the series.

Yet its popularity only seems to grow as each binge-able season drops on Netflix year after year. If you’ve just finished binge-watching the latest season and are looking for more shows where glamorous lifestyles and cheesy stories take center stage, check out the recommendations below:

7 TV Shows Like Emily in Paris You Need to Watch

Sex and the City (1998 – 2004)

When this iconic series first premiered in the late 90s, many considered it groundbreaking for its bold depiction of female sexuality. The series centers on a group of four single women in their thirties trying to find love in New York City. Known for his scandalous intrigues and impeccable fashion, sex and the city could be considered as the precursor of Emily in Paris.

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Younger (2015 – 2021)

Another Darren Star creation, Younger is a light comedy-drama about a 40-year-old woman pretending to be, well, younger so she can pursue a dream career. Of course, pretending to be 26 when you’re actually in your 40s brings a unique set of comedic challenges. The series stars Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff and Debi Mazar and only completed its seven-season run last year.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017 – )

Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, this hilarious period comedy-drama is an award-winning original from Prime Video. The series tells the story of a 1950s housewife who decides to pursue a career in stand-up comedy, a feat previously unheard of for women at the time. There are currently four seasons of the show available to binge and it was recently renewed for a fifth.

The Mindy Project (2012 – 2017)

Created by Beloved Office former student Mindy Kaling (who is also the titular star of the show), this series centers on an OB/GYN and the struggles in his love life. With the help of her eccentric colleagues, Mindy must find a way to balance her professional life while finding the perfect man to settle down with.

Carrie’s Diaries (2013-2014)

Starring AnnaSophia Robb, this sex and the city spin-off looks back at Carrie Bradshaw’s early years after moving to New York. While the series was warmly received by the public, NBC unfortunately canceled it after only two seasons.

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Gilmore Girls (2000-2007)

Another popular female-centric show, Gilmore Girls was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and stars Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel and Kelly Bishop. The comedy-drama tells the story of a young single mother trying to achieve her own goals while helping her highly intelligent daughter get the education she deserves.

Ugly Betty (2006-2010)

Based on a beloved Colombian telenovela, Ugly Betty tells the story of an attractive, less-than-conventional young woman who manages to land a job at a fashion magazine. Despite her lack of style, Betty (played by America Ferrera) is extremely competent but must constantly fight against the prejudices that surround her. The series ran for four seasons on ABC before its early cancellation.

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