Long-running series like Doctor Who and Game of Thrones will always top any best fantasy TV shows list, but that doesn't stop the desire for new fantasy series to sink our teeth into. So we turn to the television flicks and streaming shows that premiering in 2019 for our next fantastical fix. In other words, we're always looking for the next great series, and 2019's best fantasy shows offer a fresh new crop of shows to get obsessed with. This list of fantasy series offers plenty of fantastically fantastical shows getting their start in '19.
Whether you're looking for sci-fi fantasies or want to be a little more based in reality with historical-fantasy shows there are plenty of upcoming new series to get your fix. Some of 2019's fantasy shows are adaptations of written work - such like Netflix's adaptation of The Witcher, based on the original short stories and novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, or Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials. The best fantasy shows of 2019 won't disappoint, so plop yourself down on the couch and get watching.
Be sure to vote up your favorite fantasy shows of 2019, and vote down any you're not feeling. You can also add any new series to the list - so long as they premiered in '19.
A Discovery of Witches (2018, Sky One) is a British TV Series based on the All Souls historical fantasy trilogy by Deborah Harkness. When Diana Bishop (Theresa Palmer), a historian and reluctant witch, unexpectedly discovers a bewitched manuscript, she begins to unravel its secrets about magical begins. Professor and vampire Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode) offers his help, and the two team up while dodging threats from the creature world. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska
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, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra, Anna Shaffer
His Dark Materials (HBO, 2019) is a British fantasy adventure series based on the novel series by Philip Pullman. Two children embark on a magical adventure through parallel universes. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Clarke Peters
Good Omens (Amazon Video, 2019) is a six-part television serial based on the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. After being accustomed to life on Earth, the demon Crowley (David Tennant) and the angel Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) seek to prevent the coming of the antichrist and with it the final battle between Heaven and Hell. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Anna Maxwell Martin, Jon Hamm, Josie Lawrence, + more