UPDATED: Check out The Best New Shows That Premiered In 2020!
The best new shows of 2019 won't wait a moment to start the year off right. From thrilling new reality competition shows to goofy comedies or thrilling dramas, the best 2019 TV premieres are some great TV and highly anticipated.
Right on the dawn of the new year, 2019 started with the Netflix original series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo - and so many other of 2019's top new shows also sparked joy. New sitcoms like Fam will definitely keep you grinning, while spinoffs like Schooled (from The Goldbergs) and Good Trouble (from The Fosters) expand on already popular shows.
What are the best new series of 2019? Vote up the most excellent programs below, and add your favorite shows that premiered in 2019 if they are missing from the list. And when you're done, be sure to check out our list of the best tv series of all time and also see what new shows in 2020 are making waves.
Genres (Tv): 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 (Tv): Drama, Adventure, Action, Science fictionThe Mandalorian (Disney+, 2019) is an American space opera web television series set in the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas. Taking place after the events in Return of the Jedi, but before... more
Genres (Tv): 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 (Tv): Fantasy, Comedy, Action, AdventureGood 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... more
Genres (Tv): 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
Legend of the Three CaballerosTony Anselmo, Dee Bradley Baker
Genres (Tv): Adventure, ChildrenLegend of the Three Caballeros (Disney+, 2019) is an American animated television series, based on the 1944 animated film The Three Caballeros and features the characters Donald Duck, José Carioca,... more
Genres (Tv): Dark comedyDead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz Feldman. After the murder of her husband, tightly wound widow, Jen (Christina Applegate) meets Judy (Linda... more
Genres (Tv): 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 (Tv): Comedy dramaRussian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland. A young woman (Natasha Lyonne) in New York tries to escape from a... more
Genres (Tv): Documentary, Nature, ScienceOur Planet (Netflix, 2019) is a nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough. The series addresses issues of conservation while featuring these disparate animals in their respective home... more
Genres (Tv): 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 (Tv): SitcomCarnival Row (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American neo-noir fantasy web television series created by René Echevarria and Travis Beacham. As a serial killer preys on mystical creatures in a dark... more
Genres (Tv): Comedy, HorrorSanta Clarita Diet (Netfklix, 2017) is an American comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and Joel (Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita,... more
Genres (Tv): 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
WatchmenRegina King, Jeremy Irons
Genres (Tv): Action, DramaWatchmen (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Damon Lindelof and based on the comic book series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Set 34 years after the events... more
Genres (Tv): Anthology, Comedy, Horror, Science fiction, FantasyLove, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A collection of animated short stories that span various genres including science fiction, fantasy, horror,... more
Genres (Tv): 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 (Tv): Drama, Mystery, ThrillerThe Society (Netflix, 2019) is an American mystery drama television series created by Christopher Keyser. After discovering everybody else in their town has vanished, a group of teenagers must come... more
Genres (Tv): 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 (Tv): Crime dramaProdigal Son (Fox, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver. Using his ability to view crimes from the perspective of the killer, a disgraced former FBI... more
Genres (Tv): SitcomThe Unicorn (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Bill Martin, Mike Schiff, and Grady Cooper. Wade (Walton Goggins), a recently widowed father with two daughters, is... more
Genres (Tv): 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 (Tv): 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 (Tv): 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 (Tv): Drama, Paranormal, MysteryEvil (CBS, 2019) is an American supernatural drama television series created by Robert King and Michelle King. A skeptical forensic psychologist (Katja Herbers) allies with a Catholic seminarian... more