Because you like Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey
A Washington DC fixer, Olivia Pope can make roadblocks disappear with a single phone call. "It's handled" is her life motto. See them in Scandal.
John Locke is an eerily calm, confident believer in the magic of the island that gave him his legs back. See them in Lost.
Regina Mills is a cold evil queen turned chilly town mayor. See them in Once Upon a Time.
He's a dedicated cop and a nice guy. But James Gordon is learning that Gotham is not a city for nice guys. See them in Gotham.
A laid-back stoner, Ben Stone wasn't planning on life's ultimate responsibility. See them in Knocked Up.
When the going gets tough, Rick Grimes gets tougher. It's a very useful trait when the world goes to hell. See them in The Walking Dead.
Ron Burgundy is a news anchor who signs off with "Stay classy, San Diego" or whatever his teleprompter says. Bonus: he plays the jazz flute. See them in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.
Sterling Archer is a fun-loving, car-driving spy extraordinaire. But one can tell his mother didn't hug him as a child. See them in Archer.
She got locked up so her husband could make it big, but now Cookie Lyon is coming for what's hers. See them in Empire.
Lucille Bluth doesn't understand the question, and she won't respond to it. And you're probably better off. See them in Arrested Development.
Leslie Knope can accomplish anything, literally anything, with a little grit and help from her office. See them in Parks and Recreation.
Edward Elric has a quick mind along with a quick temper. See them in Fullmetal Alchemist.