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The Best Hulu Originals of 2019

Updated December 6, 2019 • 4:51pm PST 268 votes 117 voters 7.9k views13 items

List RulesOnly new original shows from Hulu that premiered their first season in 2019.

Hulu may be an already great place to watch your old favorite shows, but they're also a contender when it comes to original programming. They've already proven they've got a great eye for content with the shows they've acquired or that have premiered in previous years and will keep proving that with new Hulu Originals in 2019.

The release schedule for upcoming Hulu original series include comedies, true crime, docu-series and even the return of some favorite old shows in fresh new forms. Which new shows coming to Hulu are the best? Vote up the best new Hulu Original series and add any original Hulu shows newly premiered in 2019 we might have missed.

  • The Act is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hulu Originals of 2019
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    March 20

    The Act (Hulu, 2019) is an American true crime anthology drama web television series. A girl's (Joey King) quest for independence from the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother ultimately leads to murder.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloë Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb, Calum Worthy
    • Genres (Tv): Drama, True Crime
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  • PEN15 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hulu Originals of 2019
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    February 08

    PEN15 (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, created by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman. Erskine and Konkle play versions of themselves as 13-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual 13-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle
    • Genres (Tv): Comedy
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  • Shrill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hulu Originals of 2019
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    March 15

    Shrill (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, based on the book Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West. While the world around her deems her not good enough because of her weight, a young woman (Aidy Bryant) tries to make it as a journalist, while juggling bad boyfriends, sick parents and a perfectionist boss.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Luka Jones, Ian Owens, John Cameron Mitchell
    • Genres (Tv): Comedy
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  • September 4

    Wu-Tang: An American Saga (Hulu, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by RZA and Alex Tse. Bobby Diggs aka The RZA, strives to unite a dozen young black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Ashton Sanders, Shameik Moore, Siddiq Saunderson, Julian Elijah Martinez, Marcus Callender
    • Genres (Tv): Drama
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Molly Gander

Molly likes IPAs, doing her nails, gardening, hummingbirds, Tim Burton, RuPaul's Drag Race, and everything horror. When not sitting in front of the TV, she's lying in the bed streaming shows on her computer. Molly and her cat Dorian live and work in Las Vegas.

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