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7 Best Shows Like ‘The Girls On the Bus’ To Watch If You Love The Series

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The Girls on the Bus is a political comedy-drama series created by Amy Chozick and Julie Plec. Inspired by Chozick’s 2018 memoir Chasing Hillary, the Max series follows the story of 4 journalists on different sides of political isles as they follow a parade of flawed presidential candidates while bonding with each other. The Girls on the Bus stars Melissa Benoist, Carla Gugino, Christina Elmore, and Natasha Behnam in the lead roles with Brandon Scott, Griffin Dunne, Hettienne Park, Mark Consuelos, Scott Cohen, Kyle Vincent Terry, and P.J. Sosko starring in supporting roles. If you loved all the political satire and friendships in The Girls on the Bus here are some similar shows you could watch next.

Veep (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Veep is a political satire and dark comedy series created by Armando Iannucci. The HBO series follows the political career of Selina Meyer as she goes from Vice President to become the President of the United States. Veep will see Selina Meyer putting out both political and personal fires while dealing with her quirky and oftentimes incompetent staff. Veep stars Julia Louie-Dreyfus in the lead role with Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Sarah Sutherland, Timothy Simons, Gary Cole, Hugh Laurie, Kevin Dunn, Matt Walsh, and Sally Phillips starring in supporting roles.

The Thick Of It (Peacock, BritBox & Prime Video Add-On)

Shows Like Seinfeld
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The Thick Of It is a political satire and dark comedy series created by Armando Iannucci. The British comedy series shows us the daily life of the fictitious Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship of the British Government, as they deal with various political and personal problems mainly resulting from their own incompetency. The Thick Of It stars Peter Capaldi, Rebecca Front, Chris Addison, Chris Langham, Joanna Scanlan, James Smith, Roger Allam, Polly Kemp, Alex Macqueen, Vincent Franklin, and Olivia Poulet.

The Morning Show (Apple TV+)

The Morning Show Season 3 Episode Guide
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The Morning Show is a tragicomedy drama series created by Jay Carson. Inspired by a 2013 non-fiction book titled Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV by Brian Stelter, the Apple TV+ series follows the story of a group of morning talk show employees as they go through a major change in leadership and deal with issues like sexual harassment at workplace. The Morning Show stars Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the lead roles with Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Julianna Margulies, Mark Duplass, Greta Lee, Desean K. Terry, Jon Hamm, Karen Pittman, and Néstor Carbonell starring in supporting roles.

The Newsroom (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

Shows Like The West Wing
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The Newsroom is a comedy-drama series created by Aaron Sorkin. The HBO series follows the story of a fictional primetime news show host as he recalibrates the essence of his new show with the help of his new executive and producer who also happens to be his ex-girlfriend. The Newsroom’s main focus is on journalists reporting real-life news responsibly. The Newsroom stars Jeff Daniels in the lead role with Emily Mortimer, Olivia Munn, Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher Jr., Jane Fonda, Chris Messina, David Harbour, Chris Chalk, and Marcia Gay Harden starring in supporting roles.

Press (Prime Video, Tubi & Plex)

Shows Like Tokyo Vice
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Press is a six-part British drama series created by Mike Bartlett. The BBC One drama series is set in the offices of two rival newspapers and it follows the personal and professional lives of the journalists working there. Press explores many conflicts that journalists have to deal with in today’s political and financial climate. Press stars Ben Chaplin, Charlotte Riley, Priyanga Burford, David Suchet, Al Weaver, and Ellie Kendrick.

The Bold Type (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

Shows Like Grace and Frankie
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The Bold Type is a comedy-drama series created by Sarah Watson. The Freeform series is inspired by the life and career of former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine Joanna Coles and it follows the professional and personal lives of three friends working in a fictitious global women’s magazine Scarlet. The Bold Type stars Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, and Meghann Fahy in the lead roles with Samuel Page, Stephen Conrad Moore, Melora Hardin, Matt Ward, Nikohl Boosheri, Dan Jeannotte, and Luca James Lee starring in supporting roles.

House of Lies (Prime Video Add-On)

Shows Like House of Lies
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House of Lies is a comedy-drama series created by Matthew Carnahan. Based on a novel titled House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn, the Showtime series follows the story of a fast-talkin corporate consultant Marty Kaan, and his team of highly educated colleagues as they earn a fortune off of corporate fat cats. House of Lies stars Don Cheadle in the lead role with Kristen Bell, Donis Leonard Jr., Dawn Olivieri, Josh Lawson, Ben Schwartz, Glynn Turman, Ryan Gaul, Richard Schiff, and Greg Germann starring in supporting roles.

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