by Linda Rosenkrantz
Every TV season or so we scan the video landscape to see if any particularly interesting character names have popped up. And each time it becomes more and more daunting as the number of new and newish shows on network, cable and streaming platforms has gone through the roof. But we try.
This year it was nice to see so many Namberryesque names appearing—Camille, Celeste, Elsa, Hermione, Lavinia, Maeve, Marisol, Nova, Prudence, Trixie and Thea, for example. Also, as you’ll see below, a lot of scriptwriters have picked up on the boy-name-for-girls trend.
Focusing on the girl names, here are almost two dozen of the most intriguing TV character names.