2019 The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows  

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List Rules Only original series on streaming networks that premiered their first season in 2019.

Television has grown far beyond the cable box and original series from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and YouTube Premium have expanded the range of shows we watch and how we watch them. There is almost a daring flexibility to streaming originals, and the best streaming series in 2019 are ready to shake up your TV nights.

Streaming TV platforms often acquire shows from other channels, but what they do with their original programming is impressive. The flexibility of streaming services can make it a great place for reboots of old favorites, like Carmen Sandiego from Netflix. Platforms like YouTube Premium are newer additions to the already still-fresh world of steaming originals, but they're gearing up to add some great shows to 2019's new streaming series, like Wayne.

Although some streaming shows still dole out episodes weekly, others let you binge a new season all at once. There are pros (no waiting for new episodes!) and cons (there are no new episodes!) to each style but however you watch them, these are the best new shows on streaming platforms in 2019. Vote up the best new Hulu and Amazon Originals, Netflix original series, and YouTube Premium shows - then add original streaming shows newly premiered in 2019 that we might have missed.

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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman
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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The Order is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer
The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton and Shelley Eriksen. College freshman Jack Morton (Jake Manley) joins a fabled secret society and is ...more

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Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey

Netflix

Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by Laurie Nunn. A socially awkward high school virgin (Asa Butterfield) living with his sex therapist ...more

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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez
Russian 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 ...more

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Conversations with a Killer: T... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (Netflix, 2019) is an American four-part documentary television series created by Joe Berlinger. The series examines Ted Bundy's character and ...more

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After Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton, David Bradley
After Life (Netflix, 2019) is a British dark comedy television series, created by Ricky Gervais. When Tony's (Ricky Gervais) wife suddenly dies he decides to get revenge on the world by doing ...more

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Hanna is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
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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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard

Netflix

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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The Widow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Kate Beckinsale, Alex Kingston, Babs Olusanmokun
The Widow (ITV/Amazon Video, 2019) is a joint American and UK thriller television series. Georgia Wells (Kate Beckinsale) is lead to the Congo on her search to uncover the mysterious ...more

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Immortals is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Elçin Sangu, Kerem Bürsin, Birkan Sokullu
Immortals (BluTV, 2018 and Netflix, 2019), called "Yasamayanlar" in Turkish, is a Turkish supernatural television drama. Beginning in Istanbul in the 1800s, the story follows ...more

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Turn Up Charlie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Idris Elba, Piper Perabo, JJ Feild
Turn Up Charlie (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Idris Elba and Gary Reich. Charlie (Idris Elba) is a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, given a final chance ...more

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Wayne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo, Joshua J. Williams

YouTube Premium

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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Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Ju Ji-hoon, Bae Doona, Ryu Seung-ryong
Kingdom (Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean television series based on the webcomic series "Land of the Gods" by Kim Eun-hee. In Korea’s medieval Joseon period, a crown prince (Ju ...more

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PEN15 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle

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PEN15 (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, created by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman. Erskine and Konkle play versions of themselves as 13-year-old outcasts in ...more

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Northern Rescue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
William Baldwin, Kathleen Robertson, Amalia Williamson
Northern Rescue (CBC, Netflix, 2019) is a Canadian television drama. After the death of his wife, Sarah, John West (Baldwin), packs up his three children and moves from their hectic urban life ...more

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The Act is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloë Sevigny
The 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 ...more

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Shrill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Luka Jones
Shrill (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, based on the book Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West. While the world around her deems her not good enough because of ...more

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Black Summer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Jaime King
Black Summer (Netflix, 2019) is an American television zombie apocalypse drama series, created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, and a companion prequel series to Z Nation. When a mother (Jaime ...more

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Most Beautiful Thing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Maria Casadevall, Leandro Lima, Fernanda Vasconcellos
Most Beautiful Thing (Netflix, 2019), in Portuguese "Coisa Mais Linda," is a Brazilian period drama television series. The show follows young and wealthy Maria Luiza (Maria Casadevall) ...more

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Delhi Crime is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Swati Bhatia, Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang
Delhi Crime (Netflix, 2019) is an Indian anthology television drama. Based on the true story of the Nirbhaya case, the show follows the Delhi Police investigation into the finding of the men who ...more

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Our Planet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Our 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 ...more

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Quicksand is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Hanna Ardéhn, William Spetz, Felix Sandman
Quicksand (Netflix, 2019), in Swedish "Störst av allt", is a Swedish crime drama based on the eponymous book, Quicksand (Störst av allt) by Malin Persson Giolito. After a ...more

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Carole & Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Miyuri Shimabukuro, Kana Ichinose, Sumire Uesaka
Carole & Tuesday (Fuji TV & Netflix, 2019) is a Japanese science fiction anime television series. The show is set fifty years in the future as humankind is migrating to Mars and young ...more

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Special is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Ryan O'Connell, Julie Cude-Eaton, Samantha Lee
Special (Netflix, 2019) is an American upcoming television comedy series created by Ryan O'Connell, who also stars, writes, and executive produces the series. Loosely autobiographical, the show ...more

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Traitors is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2019 Original Streaming Platform Shows
Emma Appleton, Michael Stuhlbarg, Keeley Hawes
Traitors (Channel 4 and Netflix, 2019), originally titled "Jerusalem," is a joint British and American thriller period drama television series. Set in 1945 London, the show follows the ...more