UPDATED: Check out The Best New Drama TV Shows of 2020!
The best new TV dramas of 2019 are here, and they're already starting the year on high emotions. When it's something in our lives, we're not fans of drama, but as a genre? We always want more. There's something deliciously decadent about new drama series that always have us making sure we catch each episode, no matter what. The idea of missing a moment of the latest complicated plot twist, betrayal, or heartfelt convo is too painful. If you're ready for some fresh drama, the new 2019 drama shows have everything you want and more.
Making the list of drama series for 2019 are genre shows like the vampiric The Passage, or Pennyworth - based on the character of Batman's butler and confidant from DC Comics. But if you just want classic crime drama, there is plenty of that too, including The Enemy Within and Godfather of Harlem. There's family drama, funny drama, and even historical drama, but you'll have to check out the list of new television dramas below to get a full idea of everything current. As far as which are the best drama series of 2019, that's up to you - so rank accordingly and add up any new series that aren't on the list.
Vote up your favorite dramas shows from 2019, and be sure to vote down the ones you didn't like. Then check out the new dramas in 2020.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Mystery, FantasyThe 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 their... more
Genres: Drama, ThrillerEmergence (ABC, 2019) is an American mystery-themed thriller drama television series created by Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas. Long Island's Peconic Bay police chief, Jo Evans (Allison Tolman),... more
Genres: DramaThe Enemy Within (NBC, 2019) is an American drama television series. Former CIA agent, Erica Wolfe (Jennifer Carpenter), considered one of the most notorious traitors in modern history, is brought... more
Genres: Crime dramaStumptown (ABC, 2019) is an American crime drama television series created by Jason Richman, based on the comic book series by Greg Rucka. A Marine veteran struggling with PTSD (Cobie Smulders)... more
Genres: Docudrama, MysteryI Am the Night (TNT, 2019) is an American limited television series created by Sam Sheridan. Given away as an infant by her teenage mother to a black restroom attendant in a Nevada casino in 1949,... more
Genres: Historical Drama, Sci-fiProject Blue Book (History, 2019) is an American historical drama television series created by Robert Zemeckis, David O'Leary, and Sean Jablonski, co-produced by History Channel and A&E Studios.... more
Genres: DramaEuphoria (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the Israeli series. A look at life for a group of high school students as they grapple with issues of drugs, love, and violence.... more
Genres: Comedy drama, ActionWhiskey 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
Genres: Crime dramaProven Innocent (Fox, 2019) is an American legal drama television series created by Janet Tamaro. Led by a fierce and fearless female lawyer (Rachelle Lefevre) with a hunger for justice, a wrongful... more
Genres: Drama, Action, Adventure, FantasyThe 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 Robertson.... more
Genres: Crime dramaUnbelievable (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama miniseries created by Susannah Grant, Ayelet Waldman, and Michael Chabon, based on the 2015 news article by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong.... more
Genres: Drama, ActionHanna (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
Genres: Historical drama, MiniseriesChernobyl (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 one of... more
Genres: DocumentaryThe Passage (Fox, 2019) is an American drama television series developed by Liz Heldens, based on the novels by Justin Cronin. When a botched U.S. government experiment turns a group of death row... more
Genres: Docudrama, Crime drama, LawWhen They See Us (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by Ava DuVernay, based on the 1989 Central Park jogger case. The notorious case of five teenagers of color,... more
Genres: Crime drama, ActionL.A.'s Finest (Spectrum, 2019 )is an American drama television series created by Brandon Margolis, Brandon Sonnier and based on the Bad Boys film series. DEA Agent Syd Burnett (Gabrielle Union) joins... more
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Neo-noirVeronica Mars (Hulu, 2019) is an American television miniseries created by Rob Thomas that serves as a continuation of the 2004–07 television series of the same name as well as the 2014 film. The... more
Genres: DramaThe Fix (ABC, 2019) is an American legal drama series created by Marcia Clark, Elizabeth Craft, and Sarah Fain. An L.A. prosecutor (Robin Tunney) moves to Oregon after a losing a high-profile murder... more
Genres: Fantasy, AnimePearson (USA Network, 2019) is an American political drama television series created by Aaron Korsh and Daniel Arkin and a spin-off of the show Suits. The show follows powerhouse lawyer Jessica... more
Genres: Drama, LawAll Rise (CBS, 2019) is an American drama television series. Newly appointed Judge Lola Carmichael (Simone Missick), a highly regarded and impressive deputy district attorney who doesn’t intend to... more
Genres: Crime dramaGodfather of Harlem (Epix, 2019) is an American crime drama television series. After being released from prison, crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker) takes on the Genovese crime family to... more
Genres: Crime dramaPennyworth (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 British... more
Genres: CrimeThe 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... more
Genres: DramaThe Village (NBC, 2019) is an American drama television series. Despite a difference in age, race, culture and lifestyle, the residents of a Brooklyn apartment building find that the more their lives... more
Genres: Supernatural dramaThe InBetween (NBC, 2019) is an American drama television series. Born with the ability to see and communicate with the dead, Cassie Bishop (Harriet Dyer) reluctantly helps detectives solve murder... more