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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. Then, check out the best shows on TV right now.

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
July 4

Season 3

Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more
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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 4

Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic ...more
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Ozark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019

Season 3

Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial planner Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) must suddenly relocate his family (Laura Linney) from Chicago to a ...more
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The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019

Season 2

The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural horror television series created by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. The story of five siblings who ...more
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
January 10

Season 6

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's ...more
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Peaky Blinders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 5

Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, 2013) is a British television action drama created by Steven Knight, based upon the exploits of the historical gang. In 1919 Birmingham, England, leader Tommy Shelby ...more
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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
June 5

Season 3

The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood. In a dystopian future where women are brutally ...more
8
Legacies is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
October 10

Season 2

Legacies (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Julie Plec, and a spinoff of The Originals. Hope Mikaelson (Danielle Rose Russell), a tribrid daughter of a ...more
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Big Little Lies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
TBA

Season 2

Big Little Lies (HBO, 2017) is an American dramatic miniseries created by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Liane Moriarty. While Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) and Celeste (Nicole Kidman) ...more
10
Killing Eve is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
April 7

Season 2

Killing Eve (BBC America, 2018) is a British drama television series developed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on the novels by Luke Jennings. Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), a desk-bound MI5 Officer, ...more
11
The Crown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
TBA

Season 3

The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The series begins with the 1947 wedding of young Elizabeth ...more
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Westworld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
TBA

Season 3

Westworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and based on the 1973 film. In a technologically advanced Wild ...more
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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
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Season 5

Better Call Saul (AMC, 2015) is an American television drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and a spinoff prequel of Breaking Bad. The trials and tribulations of lawyer, Jimmy ...more
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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 26

Season 4 (final season)

Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more
15
New Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 24

Season 2

New Amsterdam (NBC, 2018) is an American medical drama television series developed by David Schulner. A new medical director (Ryan Eggold) is hired to run one of the most prominent hospitals in ...more
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True Detective is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
January 13

Season 3

True Detective (HBO, 2014) is an American anthology drama television series created by Nic Pizzolatto. Each season focuses on detectives investigating violent offences.
17
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
April 5

Season 2

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) ...more
18
The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 19 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
20
The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
January 18

Season 2

Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New ...more
21
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
September 18

Season 9

American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more
22
Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 22 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
23
Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
TBA

Season 2

Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and a reboot of the 1965 series. After encountering a rip in ...more
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Shows Returning In 2019
TBA

Season 3

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who decides to become a ...more
25
This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 25 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