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The Best New Streaming Acquired Shows Of 2019

Updated June 25, 2019 0 votes 31 voters21 items

List RulesOnly acquired series that premiered their first season on streaming networks in 2019.

One of the exciting things about streaming channels is the wide range of good shows from around the world they provide us access to. Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon have expanded the range of shows we watch and how we watch them by acquiring shows and delivering them to our screens in bingeable form. The best acquired series in 2019 are sometimes promoted as "originals" on streaming channels, but they're not new, just new to those channels.

The difference between streaming channel original content and acquisitions isn't much from our perspective - these are all just great new series to watch on streaming in 2019 - but it's also nice to see which networks are making the shows we love. ITV and CBC Television are two networks that streaming services acquire shows from often and it's how we get great shows like Strangers on Amazon Video and Pure on Hulu and WGN, which both premiered in 2017 (on ITV and CBC Television, respectively) freshly repackaged in 2019.

Whether these acquired streaming series will dole out episodes weekly, or allow you to binge a new season all at once varies by streaming service. Some streaming channels even make multiple seasons of their acquisitions available at once! There are pros (no waiting for new episodes!) and cons (there are no new episodes!) to each style but however you watch them, these are the best acquired shows on streaming platforms in 2019. Vote up the best new-to-the-channel series on Hulu, Amazon Video, and Netflix - then add any acquired shows that premiered on a streaming network in 2019 that we might have missed.

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  • One Spring Night1
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    One Spring Night

    Jung Hae-in, Han Ji-min

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Romance

    One Spring Night (MBC, 2019) is a South Korean romantic drama television series. When...  more
  • Workin' Moms2
    13
    2

    Workin' Moms

    Catherine Reitman, Jessalyn Wanlim

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Comedy-Drama, Sitcom

    Netflix

    Workin' Moms (CBC, 2017) is a Canadian television sitcom. Kate (Catherine Reitman), Anne (Dani...  more
  • Ingress3
    0
    0

    Ingress

    Reina Ueda, Yoshiki Nakajima

    Genres (Tv)Science fiction, Animation, Anime

    Ingress (Fuji TV, 2018), also called "Ingress: The Animation," is a Japanese anime science...  more
  • White Gold4
    0
    0

    White Gold

    Ed Westwick, James Buckley

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Sitcom

    White Gold (BBC Two, 2017) is a British comedy series created by Damon Beesley. The story of a...  more
  • Butterfly5
    0
    2

    Butterfly

    Anna Friel, Sean McGinley

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Hulu

    Butterfly (ITV, 2018) is a British television drama miniseries, created by Tony Marchant....  more
  • Yummy Mummies6

    Netflix

    Yummy Mummies (Seven Network, 2017) is an Australian reality television series. The show...  more
  • Pure7
    0
    2

    Pure

    Ryan Robbins, A. J. Buckley

    Genres (Tv)Crime Drama

    Hulu, WGN

    Pure (CBC Television, 2017) is a Canadian television drama series created by Michael Amo. Noah...  more
  • Strangers8
    2
    2

    Strangers

    John Simm, Anthony Wong

    Genres (Tv)Crime Drama

    Amazon Video

    Strangers (ITV, 2018), originally titled White Dragon, is a British television crime drama...  more
  • When Heroes Fly9
    2
    0

    When Heroes Fly

    Tomer Kapon, Ninet Tayeb

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriller

    Netflix

    When Heroes Fly (Keshet 12, 2018) is an Israeli drama television series created by Omri Givon...  more
  • The ABC Murders10
    0
    0

    The ABC Murders

    John Malkovich as Hercule Poirot, with Rupert Grint

    Genres (Tv)Mystery, Drama, Thriller

    Amazon Video

    The ABC Murders (BBC One, 2018) is a British television serial based on Agatha Christie's...  more
  • Informer11
    0
    0

    Informer

    Paddy Considine, Nabhaan Rizwan

    Genres (Tv)Thriller

    Amazon Video

    Informer (BBC One, 2018) is a British thriller television series. After a trivial brush with...  more
  • Mrs Wilson12
    0
    0

    Mrs Wilson

    Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Mrs Wilson (BBC One, 2018), is a British television drama starring and executive produced by...  more
  • Manhunt13
    0
    0

    Manhunt

    Martin Clunes, Katie Lyons

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Acorn TV

    Manhunt (ITV, 2019) is a British television drama based on the true story surrounding the...  more
  • Resistance14
    0
    0

    Resistance

    Brian Gleeson Aoife Duffin Simone Kirby Natasha O'Keeffe Gavin Drea

    Genres (Tv)Historical fiction, Spy fiction

    Netflix

    Resistance (RTÉ One, 2019) is an Irish historical fiction television miniseries written by...  more
  • Frankie Drake Mysteries15
    0
    0

    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    Lauren Lee Smith, Chantel Riley

    Genres (Tv)Crime, Mystery, Period drama

    Ovation

    Frankie Drake Mysteries (CBC, 2017) is a Canadian television drama. The show follows the...  more
  • Immortals16
    0
    0

    Immortals

    Elçin Sangu, Kerem Bürsin

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Fantasy, Drama

    Immortals (BluTV, 2018 and Netflix, 2019), called "Yasamayanlar" in Turkish, is a Turkish...  more
  • Undercover17
    0
    0

    Undercover

    Tom Waes, Anna Drijver

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Crime drama

    Undercover (VRT, Netflix, 2019) is a Belgian television crime drama. A major ecstasy producer,...  more
  • Abyss18
    9
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    Abyss

    Park Bo-young, Ahn Hyo-seop

    Genres (Tv)Crime, Fantasy, Romantic comedy

    Abyss (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy fantasy television series. After meeting...  more
  • Chip & Potato19
    0
    0

    Chip & Potato

    Abigail Oliver, Andrea Libman

    Genres (Tv)Animated, Family

    Chip & Potato (Family Jr, 2018) is a Canadian animated children's television series created by...  more
  • Das Boot20
    0
    0

    Das Boot

    Vicky Krieps, Tom Wlaschiha

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Historical drama

    Hulu

    Das Boot (Sky plc, 2018) is a German historical drama television series based on the...  more
  • Curfew21
    2
    0

    Curfew

    Sean Bean, Adam Brody

    Genres (Tv)Action, Drama, Speculative fiction, Science fiction, Dystopian

    Spectrum

    Curfew (Sky One, 2019) is a British dystopian action drama television series created by...  more