If You Loved 'Emily in Paris,' You'll Absolutely Swoon Over These 21 Other Shows!
Tide yourself over until Season 4 with these similar series.
The Netflix hit Emily in Paris is as fizzy and seductive as a coupe of French Champagne. So if you're one of the show's many fans who binge-watched the series like you were downing an entire bottle of bubbly, you’re probably nursing a pretty big TV hangover right now. And with no news yet on whether Emily in Paris will be renewed for Season 4, you're probably dying for a new show to satiate your need for more luxe looks, hunky suitors and cosmopolitan comedy.
Voila! We’re here to help with our roundup of 21 shows like Emily in Paris available to stream that’ll give you that same frothy, fun, fashion-forward buzz you get watching Emily (Lily Collins) traipse through the City of Lights. Some are classic oldies but goodies, worthy of a rewatch, and others are one-and-done gems that were canceled before their time. Either way, we're sure these picks would be Emily-approved.
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Shows Like Emily In Paris
Sex and the City
Without Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), there never could’ve been an Emily Cooper. Long before he created Emily in Paris, producer Darren Star had a zeitgeist-y hit with Sex and the City, his most iconic work to date. The series obliterated outdated notions of spinsterhood and helped redefine just how fabulous single life could be—especially when you’re rocking a killer pair of heels.
Where to watch Sex and the City
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Not quite as glitzy as Emily in Paris—but definitely twice as raunchy! Creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s acclaimed British comedy Fleabag, about a brash single gal looking for love, sex and validation in modern-day London, will have you rolling on the floor once you pick your jaw up off it.
Where to watch Fleabag
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The City of Lights and its high-stakes fashion industry are likewise on display in The Collection, a serious period drama that takes place in the wake of World War II.
Where to watch The Collection
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
If your favorite part of Emily in Paris is gazing upon the sumptuous costumes and cinematic scenery, then you've gotta check out The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. This ‘50-set comedy about a New York City housewife (played by Emmy winner Rachel Brosnahan) stepping out on her own is the show for you.
Where to watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
What if Emily had fallen madly in love (and into bed) as soon as she landed in Paris? Her show might have wound up looking a lot more like Catastrophe. American ad exec Rob (Rob Delaney) and London school teacher Sharon (Sharon Horgan)'s shotgun wedding and subsequent up-and-down marriage are the focus of this black comedy.
Where to watch Catastrophe
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Good Girls Revolt
Emily is an unapologetic career girl, and so are the heroines at the center of Good Girls Revolt, a period drama based on the true story of a group of young female Newsweek employees who sued the magazine for sexual discrimination in the late ‘60s.
Where to watch Good Girls Revolt
The Mindy Project
Emily Cooper plus sarcasm and self-deprecation equals Mindy Lahiri (played by Mindy Project creator and star Mindy Kaling), an ob-gyn who likewise tries to balance work and romance while enjoying life in the city with a wardrobe full of jewel-toned fashion.
Where to watch The Mindy Project
Set in Emily’s old Chicago stomping grounds, Happy Endings is a zany, cult-hit sitcom about six friends hilariously flailing their way through friendship and romance after two of them, much like Emily and her Windy City beau, break up at the start of the series.
Where to watch Happy Endings
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Girlfriends is a modern-day classic sitcom about guy friends and, well, girlfriends, starring a pre-Black-ish Tracee Ellis Ross. It has a ton of BIPOC representation that doesn't feel like tokenism, making it a bit of a refreshing change from the Netflix series.
Where to watch Girlfriends
Titular “new girl” Jess (Zooey Deschanel) could totally be Emily’s older, adorkable sister, and her romantic ups and downs with male roomie Nick (Jake Johnson) feel a lot like Emily’s “flirtationship” with sultry chef Gabriel (Lucas Bravo).
Where to watch New Girl
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Katherine (Katherine Ryan) is a ceramics artist living in London while raising the daughter she shares with ex-partner (and ex-boy bander) Shep (Rory Keenan). Hilarity ensues on The Duchess when Katherine decides she may want another child, but she’s not sure who the dad should be this time around.
Where to watch The Duchess
Emily is an avowed fan of this sophisticated teen drama about New York City “it” girl Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) and her coterie of private-school pals, including BFF Blair (Leighton Meester). If nothing else, watch Gossip Girl for the fashion (just like Emily did!).
Where to watch Gossip Girl
Based on the bestselling novels of the same name, Sweet Magnolias is a Southern-friend dramedy about three BFFs (JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Heather Headley and Brooke Elliott) navigating life and love in their quaint hometown.
Where to watch Sweet Magnolias
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Also based on a bestselling book series, Virgin River is like if Emily moved to Paris, Texas, instead of Paris, France. It stars Alexandra Breckenridge as a woman who starts a new life for herself as a midwife in the show’s tiny, titular town.
Where to watch Virgin River
Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) is like opposite Emily: Rather than whipping up frothy marketing schemes in designer clothes while cavorting through Paris, the protagonist of HBO’s dark millennial comedy instead wears off-the-rack duds while trying to eke out a living as a writer in Brooklyn. But Girls is just as funny—and has even more nepo babies, with Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet and Allison Williams in supporting roles.
Where to watch Girls
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Another “Star” (as in Darren) vehicle, Younger is about a divorced mom named Liza (Sutton Foster) who poses as a twentysomething to land a job in publishing.
Where to watch Younger
An underrated, one-season gem, Pushing Daisies tells the fanciful tale of a handsome pie maker (Lee Pace) with a literal touch for bringing the recently deceased back to life. That’s how he winds up in an adorable and otherworldly romance with a delightfully undead young woman improbably nicknamed “Chuck” (Anna Friel).
Where to watch Pushing Daisies
Jane the Virgin
Some people have criticized Emily in Paris for not being realistic enough; those folks wouldn’t believe all the insanity that unfolds on the high-flying rom-com/telenovela satire, Jane the Virgin. For starters, Jane (Gina Rodriguez) finds out she’s pregnant despite never having sex. The baby’s divine dad? Jane’s teenage crush-turned-boss, Rafael (Justin Baldoni).
Where to watch Jane the Virgin
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One thing Emily definitely isn’t? Insecure. But creator and star Issa Rae’s sophisticated comedy about millennial life among single girlfriends in L.A. is just as addictive.
Where to watch Insecure
If Emily was born and raised in New England instead of the Midwest, she probably would’ve grown up to be a lot like Gilmore Girls’ overambitious teen, Rory (Alexis Bledel). And she definitely would’ve clashed heads with Rory’s sassy, lives-by-her-own-rules single mom, Lorelai (Lauren Graham).
Where to watch Gilmore Girls
The Carrie Diaries
Emily and a younger Carrie Bradshaw (played in this SATC prequel by AnnaSophia Robb) practically could’ve been twinsies. The Carrie Diaries is a great way to recapture all the feels you got when Emily embarked on her brand-new life. Keep an eye out for a baby-faced Austin Butler pre-Elvis, too!