Because you like Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife
Much more than just "Coach Taylor's wife," Tami Taylor is making herself known in town as a caring, persistent guidance counselor. See them in Friday Night Lights (TV).
CIA operative Carrie Mathison is on a self-assigned mission to follow a lead, whether it be the truth or just her delusions playing tricks. See them in Homeland.
With an incredible ability to fake a smile, Selina Meyer is a gifted politician serving as Vice President. And maybe one day the President will actually call her. See them in Veep.
First Lady Melody Grant is conspiring to stay in the White House, but she stays a few steps behind her husband because that’s where she "belongs." See them in Scandal.
Sydney Bristow is a kick-ass double agent on a mission for revenge. See them in Alias.
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.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Kate Beckett is a no-nonsense policewoman with a nerdy side. See them in Castle.
As the White House Press Secretary, C. J. Cregg is a master of verbal karate and the best damn basketball player in Ohio Valley history. See them in The West Wing.
Keren Walker is a socialite looking to avoid work, keep a constant buzz, and be as snarky as possible. See them in Will & Grace.
Claire Underwood is scary intimidating, and she knows it. See them in House of Cards.
On the football field, Tim Riggins has it together. But off the field, he sports bloodshot eyes and broken hearts. See them in Friday Night Lights (TV).