100 Most Memorable Female TV Characters

March is Women’s History Month, which makes it the perfect time for our countdown of the 100 best female TV characters in prime-time history.

You may love some of them, you may hate some of them, but it’s a sure bet that all of these TV women will spark memories of some of the best tube-watchin’ TV land has offered.100. Sue Sylvester
“Glee” (2009-present) | Played By: Jane Lynch

The enthusiastic manner in which she embraces her role as McKinley High villain alone makes the show worth watching. Sue’s motivation in her anti–New Directions plotting is the continued success of her Cheerios, the school’s cheerleading squad, but no matter what her reasons, her trademark track suits, brilliantly biting quips, and devotion to sister Jean have made her one of the most compelling (and quotable) characters on TV these days. Read more…