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The Best TV Shows That Returned In 2019

Updated August 4, 2020 63.1k votes 6.8k voters 136.8k views152 items

List RulesOnly returning shows premiering new episodes in 2019.

UPDATED: Check out The Best TV Shows Returning In 2020!

The best TV shows returning in 2019 are a mix of long-awaited series finales, canceled shows that have been renewed, and Emmy-nominated shows. Which 2019 returning shows are you most looking forward to? 

The most anticipated 2019 season premieres include Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, True Detective, Veep, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Many favorite shows will be returning in the fall, such as American Horror Story, Riverdale, and the final season of Arrow.

Vote up the 2019 returning shows you're most excited to watch, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. Then, check out the best shows on TV right now and learn what shows are returning in 2020.

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    Lucifer

    Tom Welling, Tricia Helfer

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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

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    The Good Place

    Kristen Bell, Ted Danson

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Terry Crews, Joel McKinnon Miller

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    Ozark

    Jason Bateman, Laura Linney

    Season 3

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    Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory

    Season 5

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    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

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    The Handmaid's Tale

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    Claire Foy, Matt Smith

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    Modern Family

    Sarah Hyland, Eric Stonestreet

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    Westworld

    Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton

    Season 3

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    Big Little Lies

    Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman

    Season 2

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    Killing Eve

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    Season 2

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    True Detective

    Mahershala Ali, Tory Kittles

    Season 3

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    This Is Us

    Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore

    Season 4

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    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Season 2

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    Young Sheldon

    Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry

    Season 3

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    Lost in Space

    Toby Stephens, Molly Parker

    Season 2

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    Rick and Morty

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    Orange Is the New Black

    Michelle Hurst, Dale Soules

    Season 7 (final season)

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    Elementary

    Aidan Quinn, Lucy Liu

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    Season 9

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    Henry Simmons, Clark Gregg

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