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The Best TV Shows That Returned In 2019

Updated August 4, 2020 69.4k 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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  • Lucifer1
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    Lucifer

    Tom Ellis, Lauren German

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama, Mystery, Fantasy

    Season 4

    Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series...  more
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  • Stranger Things2
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Horror, Supernatural, Period drama

    Season 3

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series...  more
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  • The Good Place3
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    The Good Place

    Kristen Bell, Ted Danson

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Fantasy comedy

    Season 4 (final season)

    The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy-comedy television series created by Michael...  more
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  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine4
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Sitcom, Police procedural

    Season 6

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series...  more
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  • Ozark5
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    Ozark

    Jason Bateman, Laura Linney

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Thriller

    Season 3

    Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial...  more
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  • Peaky Blinders6
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    Peaky Blinders

    Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory

    Genres (Tv)Action, Drama, Period Drama

    Season 5

    Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, 2013) is a British television action drama created by Steven Knight,...  more
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  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel7
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    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-Drama, Period drama

    Season 3

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama web...  more
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  • Westworld8
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    Westworld

    Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Drama, Western

    Season 3

    Westworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series...  more
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  • The Crown9
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    The Crown

    Claire Foy, Matt Smith

    Genres (Tv)Historical drama

    Season 3

    The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series created by Peter...  more
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  • Modern Family10
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    Modern Family

    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Mockumentary, Family, Comedy, Family Film

    Season 11 (final season)

    Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco...  more
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  • Big Little Lies11
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    Big Little Lies

    Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Season 2

    Big Little Lies (HBO, 2017) is an American dramatic miniseries created by David E. Kelley,...  more
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  • Killing Eve12
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    Killing Eve

    Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Spy thriller

    Season 2

    Killing Eve (BBC America, 2018) is a British drama television series developed by Phoebe...  more
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  • The Handmaid's Tale13
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    The Handmaid's Tale

    Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Dystopian fiction

    Season 3

    The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller,...  more
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  • True Detective14
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    True Detective

    Mahershala Ali, Matthew McConaughey

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Drama

    Season 3

    True Detective (HBO, 2014) is an American anthology drama television series created by Nic...  more
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  • This Is Us15
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    This Is Us

    Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Family drama

    Season 4

    This Is Us (NBC, 2016) is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman. Follows a...  more
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  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina16
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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Supernatural

    Season 2

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series...  more
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  • Young Sheldon17
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    Young Sheldon

    Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Season 3

    Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, a...  more
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  • Lost in Space18
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    Lost in Space

    Toby Stephens, Molly Parker

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Mystery, Adventure

    Season 2

    Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by...  more
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  • Rick and Morty19
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    Rick and Morty

    Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Sci-fi, Comedy, Adventure

    Season 4

    Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created...  more
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  • The Punisher20
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    The Punisher

    Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes

    Genres (Tv)Action, Superhero, Crime drama, Conspiracy thriller

    Season 2

    Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix...  more
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  • Orange Is the New Black21
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    Orange Is the New Black

    Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Season 7 (final season)

    Orange Is the New Black (Netflix, 2013) is an American comedy-drama web television series...  more
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  • Elementary22
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    Elementary

    Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Drama, Mystery

    Season 7

    Elementary (CBS, 2012) is an American procedural drama series created by Robert Doherty, based...  more
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  • Legacies23
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    Legacies

    Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Adventure, Supernatural drama

    Season 2

    Legacies (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Julie Plec, and a...  more
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  • American Horror Story: 198424
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    American Horror Story: 1984

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Genres (Tv)Anthology, Horror, Supernatural

    Season 9

    American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by...  more
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  • The Good Doctor25
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    The Good Doctor

    Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas

    Genres (Tv)Medical, Drama

    Season 3

    The Good Doctor (ABC, 2017) is an American medical-drama television series based on the 2013...  more
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