10 Bad-Ass Women Currently On Television

The world of popular culture has always has a shortage of great female characters. Most of the world’s entertainment industries are male-driven and the representation of the fairer sex has been lacking in quality. The modern television arena has changed this trend during this past decade and has produced some outstanding female characters that have captured the imagination of the world. Now we have a great roster of women characters featured in zombie apocalypses to government offices. This list features 10 of the most bad-ass characters on contemporary television:


Being the mother of three dragons is a great and awesome responsibility, and Khaleesi does this with grace and poise. This wonderful character from ‘Game of Thrones’ is perhaps the most popular female character on television at this point.

Joan Holloway

Being a working women in the 60’s must have been a specially grueling time. Lewd and sexually-charged behavior was a common feature in any office, and only a women with the charisma of Joan Holloway on ‘Mad Men’ could not just survive the horrible conditions, but thrive her way to the top of the food chain.