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The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019  

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

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,

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The Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue, Erin Moriarty
The Boys (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series created by Eric Kripke, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen, based on the comic book by Garth Ennis and Darick ...more
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Warrior is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin
Warrior (Cinemax, 2019) is an American action television series created by Jonathan Tropper and Justin Lin. In late 1800s San Francisco during the Tong Wars, a martial arts prodigy from China ...more
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Hanna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman
Hanna (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the 2011 film of the same name. The story follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl, Hanna (Esme ...more
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Doom Patrol is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
April Bowlby, Diane Guerrero, Joivan Wade
Doom Patrol (DC Universe, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series based on the DC Comics superhero team. Led by Dr. Niles Caulder (Timothy Dalton), the Doom Patrol – ...more
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Chernobyl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson
Chernobyl (HBO, 2019) is an American-British historical drama television miniseries created by Craig Mazin. In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the USSR becomes ...more
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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
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The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve Blackman, based on the comic book series by Gerard Way. A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after ...more
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Deadly Class is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth, Lana Condor
Deadly Class (Syfy, 2019) is an American television action-thriller series created by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Image comic book series. A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop ...more
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Pennyworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge, Ryan Fletcher
Pennyworth (Epix, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the DC Comics characters. The story of how Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), a former ...more
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The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra
The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short stories and novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a solitary monster hunter, ...more
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Wu Assassins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Iko Uwais, Katheryn Winnick, Byron Mann
Wu Assassins (Netflix, 2019) is an American action television series. A young chef (Iko Uwais) discovers he is chosen to round up the powers of an ancient, supernatural, triad as the Wu
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Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell, Diedrich Bader
Harley Quinn (DC Universe, 2019) is an American action comedy adult animation web television series based on the DC Comics character. After breaking up with the Joker, harley Quinn (Kaley Cuoco) ...more
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Whiskey Cavalier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan, Ana Ortiz
Whiskey Cavalier (ABC, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Dave Hemingson. Following an emotional break-up, FBI agent Will Chase (Scott Foley) is assigned to work with CIA ...more
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Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson
Watchmen (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Damon Lindelof, based on the comic book series. Set in an alternate history where superheroes are treated as outlaws.
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Halo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Pablo Schreiber, Yerin Ha
Halo (Showtime, 2019) is a sci-fi action television series based on the video game franchise.
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Treadstone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor, Hyo Joo Han
Treadstone (USA, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the Bourne Film series, created by Tim Kring. The show explores the origin story and present-day actions of CIA ...more
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Wayne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo, Joshua J. Williams
Wayne (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American action comedy web television series created by Shawn Simmons. Teenager Wayne (Mark McKenna) sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del (Ciara ...more
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Pandora is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Priscilla Quintana, Ben Radcliffe, Raechelle Banno
Pandora (The CW, 2019) is an American science fiction action television series. Set in the year 2199, a young woman (Priscilla Quintana) who has lost everything finds a new life at Earth's Space ...more
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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez).
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Jett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Carla Gugino, Giancarlo Esposito, Elena Anaya
Jett (Cinemax, 2019) is an American action drama television series created by Sebastian Gutierrez. Daisy "Jett" Kowalsk (Carla Gugino), fresh out of prison world-class thief is forced ...more
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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.
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Blood & Treasure is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Katia Winter, Michael James Shaw, James Callis
Blood & Treasure (CBS, 2019) is an action-adventure television series created by Matt Federman and Stephen Scaia. An antiquities expert (Katia Winter) teams up with an art thief (James ...more
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You vs. Wild is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Bear Grylls
You vs. Wild (Netflix, 2019) is an American choose-your-own-adventure television series. Viewers follow along with Bear Grylls on adventures around the world and will be able to choose Grylls’ ...more
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Cannon Busters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Action TV Shows Of 2019
Cannon Busters (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated fantasy television series based on the comic book series by LeSean Thomas. The show follows a motley crew of travelers on an unforgettable ...more