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The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019

Updated January 15, 2020 2.7k votes 681 voters 58.0k views23 items

List RulesOnly action television shows that premiered their first season in 2019.

UPDATE: Check out the best new action series in 2020 here!

Action TV shows can be funny, dramatic, or fantastically off-the-wall and you'll find all of those action shows in 2019. Are you currently living for all the comic book movies and shows? Get ready for some more. Like to laugh while your pulse races with excitement? Strap in. Let's be clear, hot shot, you'll like any show listed below if you like good, new action TV series.

There's a wealth of comic book TV shows in 2019, including Pennyworth, Harley Quinn, Doom Patrol, and Watchmen. And if comic books aren't your nerdy thing, there's Halo, straight from your console's dreams to HBO. If all these pop culture television adaptations aren't your thing, you can also enjoy classic, pure action with shows like Blood & Treasure that has an antiquities expert pairing with an art thief to catch a terrorist,

Don't forget to vote the shows up and down accordingly so fellow fans know what's good. You can also add new 2019 action shows that aren't already on the list.

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    The Witcher
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    The Witcher

    Henry Cavill, Freya Allan

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama

    The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 2
    The Boys
    122
    43

    The Boys

    Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Drama, Action

    The Boys (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Warrior
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    58

    Warrior

    Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng

    Genres (Tv)Action, Drama

    Warrior (Cinemax, 2019) is an American action television series created by Jonathan Tropper... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Hanna
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    86

    Hanna

    Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Action

    Hanna (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the 2011... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    The Umbrella Academy
    137
    101

    The Umbrella Academy

    Ellen Page, Tom Hopper

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Action

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  • 6
    Doom Patrol
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    73

    Doom Patrol

    April Bowlby, Diane Guerrero

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure, Comedy-drama, Mystery, Science fiction

    Doom Patrol (DC Universe, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series based on... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 7
    Chernobyl
    77
    51

    Chernobyl

    Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård

    Genres (Tv)Historical drama

    Chernobyl (HBO, 2019) is an American-British historical drama television miniseries created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Pennyworth
    52
    35

    Pennyworth

    Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Pennyworth (Epix, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the DC Comics... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Wu Assassins
    43
    26

    Wu Assassins

    Iko Uwais, Katheryn Winnick

    Genres (Tv)Action, Drama

    Wu Assassins (Netflix, 2019) is an American action television series. A young chef (Iko Uwais)... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    Treadstone
    35
    18

    Treadstone

    Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor

    Genres (Tv)Action, Drama

    Treadstone (USA, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the Bourne Film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 11
    Deadly Class
    79
    71

    Deadly Class

    Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth

    Genres (Tv)Action, Thriller, Drama

    Deadly Class (Syfy, 2019) is an American television action-thriller series created by Anthony... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Whiskey Cavalier
    73
    72

    Whiskey Cavalier

    Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Whiskey Cavalier (ABC, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Dave Hemingson.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Watchmen
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    48

    Watchmen

    Regina King, Don Johnson

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Superhero, Action, Mystery

    Watchmen (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Damon Lindelof, based... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 14
    Harley Quinn
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    48

    Harley Quinn

    Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Superhero, Comedy, Action

    Harley Quinn (DC Universe, 2019) is an American action comedy adult animation web television... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Halo
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    43

    Halo

    Pablo Schreiber, Natascha McElhone

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Action

    Halo (Showtime, 2021) is an American sci-fi action television series based on the video game... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Ultraman
    Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on...Amazon buy button
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    Wayne
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    Wayne

    Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo

    Genres (Tv)Action, Comedy

    Wayne (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American action comedy web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    Carmen Sandiego
    23
    38

    Carmen Sandiego

    Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Educational, Mystery

    Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 19
    Jett
    13
    24

    Jett

    Carla Gugino, Giancarlo Esposito

    Genres (Tv)Action, Drama, Crime

    Jett (Cinemax, 2019) is an American action drama television series created by Sebastian... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    Pandora
    11
    22

    Pandora

    Priscilla Quintana, Ben Radcliffe

    Genres (Tv)Science fiction, Action, Drama

    Pandora (The CW, 2019) is an American science fiction action television series. Set in the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Blood & Treasure
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    58

    Blood & Treasure

    Katia Winter, Michael James Shaw

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure

    Blood & Treasure (CBS, 2019) is an action-adventure television series created by Matt Federman... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Cannon Busters
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    Cannon Busters

    Cannon Busters (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated fantasy television series based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    You vs. Wild
    12
    50

    You vs. Wild

    Bear Grylls

    Genres (Tv)Adventure, Choose Your Own Adventure, Interactive, Survivial, Reality

    You vs. Wild (Netflix, 2019) is an American choose-your-own-adventure television series.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button