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NBCUniversal Celebrates Women’s History Month with Peacock’s Lineup of Female-Led Movies, TV Shows and More


March 29, 2023

As Women’s History Month wraps up, NBCUniversal continues to celebrate the many contributions and achievements of women across our company and throughout our history. Peacock’s women-led content features strong female characters, works from female writers and directors, and authentic women-centered stories which you can watch all year long.

Check out Peacock’s women-led Movies, TV Shows, and News Coverage below. For more information and to see the full content lists, visit Peacock’s Women Who Rule the Screen and Female-Driven Movies & TV Shows collections. 

Movies Directed and Written by Women Across all Genres

  • Oscar nominated titles, “Zero Dark Thirty” and Focus Features’ “Emma.” 
  • Fan favorites including: “Mamma Mia!;” “Pitch Perfect 2”; “The Proposal.” 
  • Titles including “She Said,” the true story directed by Maria Schrader; “Half the Picture,” featuring women directors discussing their career paths. 
  • Dramas from award winning and nominated directors such as: “Serena;” “Suffragette;” “Winters Bone;” “Dallas Buyers Club.”

Stories Depicting Strong Female Characters  

  • Award winning shows such as: “30 Rock;” “Parks and Recreation;” “Law and Order Special Victims Unit.” 
  • Peacock original comedies including: “Girls 5eva;” “Punky Brewster;” “We Are Lady Parts;”  “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.” 
  • Academy Award nominee “Tár;” Peacock original “Angelyne;” beloved adaptation “Pride and Prejudice.”

Women in Comedy  

  • Saturday Night Live fan favorites including: Kate Mckinnion and Aidy Bryant; Gilda Radner and Jane Curtain; Chloe Fineman; Tina Fey and Amy Poehler; Punkie Johnson.
  • Comedy specials such as: Margaret Cho’s “Psycho;” SNL alum Sasheer Zamata’s “Pizza Mind;” Alyssa Limperis’s “No Bad Days;” Joyelle Nicole Johnson’s “Love Joy;”  Whitney Cummings, “Money Shot;” Last Comic Standing winner, Iliza Shlesinger’s “War Paint.”

Women in Sports  
Highlighting the trailblazing women in prominent roles on and off the field, as seen in Peacock Originals: "Earnin’ It The NFL’s Forward Progress;” “Golden: The Journey of USA’s Elite Gymnasts;” and “Sisters of ‘96: The 1996 USA Women’s Olympic Soccer team.”  

Women in News  
Groundbreaking news coverage told by strong female reporters, including: Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s TODAY; MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” with Mika Brzezinski; “The ReidOut” with Joy Reid; “Inside with Jen Psaki” with Jen Psaki and Noticias Telemundo “En La Noche” with Arantxa Loizaga.  

Women in Unscripted 

  • Bravo hits with women leads and female casts of characters, including “The Real Housewives;” “Below Deck;” “Southern Charm.” 
  • Peacock Originals such as “Baking It;” staring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, “Queens Court;” “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip.”