Favorite TV matriarchs throughout the years.
  1. Cookie Lyon on "Empire"
  2. Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on "Modern Family"
  3. Countess Cora Crawley on "Downton Abbey"
  4. Tami Taylor on "Friday Night Lights"
  5. Lily Aldrin on "How I Met Your Mother"
  6. Lorelai Gilmore on "Gilmore Girls"
  7. Estelle Costanza on "Seinfeld"
  8. Vivian Banks on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
  9. Sophia Petrillo on "Golden Girls"
  10. Marge Simpson on "The Simpsons"
  11. Murphy Brown on "Murphy Brown"
  12. Lucille Bluth on "Arrested Development"
  13. Roseanne Conner on "Roseanne"
  14. Kitty Forman on "That '70's Show"