the bold type freeform“The Bold Type” stars, from left, Meghann Fahy, Katie Stevens, and Aisha Dee.Freeform/John MedlandA lot of new TV shows premiered in 2017, and plenty of them are worth your time. 

Women dominated new shows this year, with several impactful female-driven stories with women of all ages and backgrounds — from Hulu’s Emmy-winning “The Handmaid’s Tale,” to Freeform’s “The Bold Type,” and USA’s “The Sinner.”

Also ruling the list was Netflix, which had some of the best new shows of the year, including “Big Mouth” and “Mindhunter.” 

Here are the best new TV shows of 2017: