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The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019  

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List Rules Only returning shows premiering new episodes in 2019.

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.

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Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 25

Season 7

Chicago P.D. (NBC, 2014) is an American police procedural drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. The show follows the Chicago Police Department uniformed cops who patrol ...more
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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 3

Santa Clarita Diet (2017) Netflix original comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, ...more
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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
October 2

Season 7

The Blacklist is an American crime drama television series that premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. Raymond "Red" Reddington, a former U.S Navy officer turned high-profile ...more
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This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 24

Season 4

This Is Us (NBC, 2016) is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman. Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories interwine, from sharing the same birthday, ...more
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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019

Season 3

Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The series is a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series, following the ...more
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FBI is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 2

F.B.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Dick Wolf. The inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 7

Elementary (CBS, 2012) is an American procedural drama series created by Robert Doherty, based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes. Following his fall from grace in London and ...more
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Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 7 (final season)

Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan and first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Tilted Productions in association with ...more
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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 3

Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the Marvel Comics character. Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, ...more
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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
October 7

Season 6

The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. CSI Barry Allen (Grant ...more
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The Man in the High Castle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 4

The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American dystopian alternative history television series created by Frank Spotnitz, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick. In an alternative ...more
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Yellowstone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
June 19

Season 2

Yellowstone (Paramount Network, 2018) is an American television series created by Taylor Sheridan. Led by John Dutton (Kevin Costner), the Dutton family controls the largest contiguous ranch in ...more
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A Million Little Things is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 2

A Million Little Things (ABC, 2018) is an American family drama television series created by D. J. Nash. A group of friends intertwined in each other's lives all realize they need to start ...more
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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
October 15

Season 8 (final season)

Arrow is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being stranded on a hostile ...more
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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 4

The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the novels by James S. A. Corey. In a future where humanity has ...more
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9-1-1 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 23

Season 3

9-1-1 (Fox, 2018) is an American procedural drama television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The show explores the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and ...more
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The OA is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 2

The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series, with science fiction, supernatural and fantasy elements. Creator Brit Marling stars as a young woman named Prairie ...more
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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
June

Season 8 (final season)

Homeland is an American political thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Hatufim, which was created by Gideon Raff. The series stars ...more
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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 25

Season 8

Chicago Fire is an American television drama series that airs on NBC and was created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas with Dick Wolf serving as an executive producer. The series originally ...more
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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 25

Season 11 (final season)

Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more
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The Resident is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 3

The Resident (Fox, 2017) is an American medical drama television series created by Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore, and Roshan Sethi. Idealistic young Dr. Devon Pravesh (Manish Dayal) begins his ...more
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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 10

Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, ...more
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Animal Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
May 28

Season 4

Animal Kingdom (TNT, 2016) is an American drama television series developed by Jonathan Lisco. Based on the 2010 Australian film, the series follows a teenage boy (Finn Cole), who moves in with ...more
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January 3

Season 5 (final season)

Gotham (Fox, 2014) is an American drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on the DC Comics characters from the Batman franchise. The story behind Detective James Gordon's (Ben ...more
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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 26

Season 21

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. In the style of the ...more