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The Most Anticipated Netflix Shows of 2019

Updated September 16, 2020 4.8k votes 468 voters 11.9k views102 items

List RulesVote up the new Netlfix shows you were most excited about binge watching.

Editor's Note: Voting has been closed.

UPDATED: Check out The Most Anticipated Netflix Shows of 2020!

Want another reason to love 2019? These are the best new Netflix originals premiering in 2019. Be ready for action with Wu Assassins starring Iko Uwais from The Raid. If you are looking for a Netflix original that is a little more cerebral be sure to check out Chambers where the recipient of a heart transplant begins to take on the sinister characteristics of the donor.

Netflix has certainly been increasing their output of original series (to say nothing of all their acquired series) and it's no wonder they are becoming a regular staple at award shows like the Golden Globes and Emmy's. Netflix's 2019 schedule was packed with dramas, sci-fi, action and comedies that are all great bait for awards. Look for Sacha Baron Cohen starring in The Spy based on a real life Mossad spy stationed in Syria. Other upcoming Netflix originals are heavily inspired by comic books such as Cursed which is based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller, The Umbrella Academy is a comic book series by Gerard Way, and the Locke & Key comic series by Joe Hill.

If you prefer documentaries then the upcoming Netflix series Our Planet narrated by David Attenborough might be right for you. In short, there is a Netflix original release for everyone in 2019. Vote up the shows you watched from start to finish as soon as they come out. Then, check out the upcoming Netflix series in 2020.

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  • 1
    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

    ActorsTaron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nathalie Emmanuel, Donna Kimball

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy

    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy television series, and a... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    The Umbrella Academy
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    54

    ActorsEllen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Robert Sheehan

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Action

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Family Reunion
    46
    8

    ActorsTim Mowry, Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine, Talia Jackson

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Family Reunion (Netflix, 2019) is an American television comedy series. When the McKellan... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Our Planet
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    35

    Our Planet

    April 5

    Genres (Tv)Nature documentary

    Our Planet (Netflix, 2019) is a nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Sex Education
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    62

    Sex Education

    January 11

    ActorsGillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Connor Swindells

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure, Fantasy

    Avatar: The Last Airbender (Netflix, 2020) is a live-action adaptation of the animated series... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Witcher
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    The Witcher

    December 20

    ActorsHenry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra, Anna Shaffer

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama

    The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

    Genres (Tv)Documentary

    Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (Netflix, 2019) is an American four-part... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Russian Doll
    57
    35

    Russian Doll

    February 1

    ActorsNatasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez, Elizabeth Ashley, Charlie Barnett

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Dolly Parton's Heartstrings

    ActorsDolly Parton, Athena Akers, Tammy Lynn Michaels

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Dolly Parton's Heartstrings (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama anthology television series... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Locke & Key

    ActorsDarby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, Jackson Robert Scott, Petrice Jones

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Horror, Fantasy, Drama

    Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    The Last Kids on Earth

    ActorsNick Wolfhard, Charles Demers, Garland Whitt

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Children's Animation, Zombies

    The Last Kids on Earth (Netflix, 2019) is an American children's animation web television... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Politician
    39
    21

    The Politician

    September 27

    ActorsBob Balaban, Benjamin Barrett, Lucy Boynton

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Musical

    The Politician (Netflix, 2019) is an American musical comedy television series created by Ryan... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Warrior Nun

    ActorsAlba Baptista, Toya Turner, Tristan Ulloa, Thekla Reuten

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Drama, Supernatural

    Warrior Nun (Netflix, 2020) is a supernatural drama television series created by Simon Barry,... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Soundtrack
    60
    47

    ActorsCallie Hernandez, Jahmil French, Jenna Dewan, Campbell Scott, Madeleine Stowe

    Soundtrack (Netflix, 2019), originally named Mixtape, is an American musical drama television... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    The Spy
    40
    35

    ActorsNoah Emmerich, Hadar Ratzon Rotem, Nassim Si Ahmed, Sacha Baron Cohen, Yael Eitan

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Espionage thriller

    The Spy (Netflix, 2019) is a television miniseries written and directed by Gideon Raff. Based... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Another Life

    ActorsKatee Sackhoff, Selma Blair, Tyler Hoechlin, Justin Chatwin, Samuel Anderson

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Another Life (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Aaron Martin.... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Cursed
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    49

    ActorsKatherine Langford

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Fantasy

    Cursed (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series, based on the illustrated novel... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Raising Dion
    10
    2

    Raising Dion

    October 4

    ActorsAlisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young, Sammi Haney

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Sci-fi, Drama

    Raising Dion (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction television series developed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    The Order
    38
    40

    ActorsJake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer, Sam Trammell, Max Martini

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Horror, Supernatural

    The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    The One
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    45

    The One

    TBA

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Science Fiction

    The One (Netflix) is a British sci-fi television series based on the novel by John Marrs. In... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    10 After Midnight

    Genres (Tv)Horror, Anthology

    10 After Midnight (Netflix, 2020) is an American horror anthology television series created by... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Carmen Sandiego
    43
    48

    Carmen Sandiego

    January 18

    ActorsGina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Educational, Mystery

    Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    When They See Us

    ActorsJharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Freddy Miyares, Justin Cunningham

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama

    When They See Us (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by Ava... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    V-Wars
    44
    53

    ActorsIan Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes, Jacky Lai, Peter Outerbridge, Laura Vandervoort

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriler, Horror, Vampires

    V-Wars (Netflix, 2019) is a drama web television series based on the anthology. Dr. Luther... more on Wikipedia