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The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019 

Molly Gander
Updated October 25, 2019 1.8k votes 319 voters 1k views 80 items

List Rules Vote up the shows you're the happiest to see return. Only returning shows premiering new episodes during 2019 fall TV season.

The best TV shows returning fall 2019 offer almost too many great choices for binge-watching entertainment. Between 2019's new fall shows and this great crop of returning favorites, watch lists will be full as we enter autumn. Featuring sitcoms, dramas, and Netflix original series, this list of returning TV shows includes fall 2019 season premiere dates and information on which shows start their last season in 2019. Which 2019 returning shows are you most looking forward to?

There are some great fall 2019 season premieres, including Young Sheldon, Bob's Burgers, Grey's Anatomy, and This Is Us. Many favorite shows are starting their final seasons in 2019, such as The Good Place, Supernatural, and Empire - so be sure to catch their series finales in 2020!

Vote up the fall 2019 returning shows you're most excited to watch and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
ParkerRay added September 22 on CBC, soon after on Netflix

Actors: Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson, Lucas Jade Zumann, Dalila Bela

Genres (Tv): Drama

Season 3

Anne with an E (2017, Netflix) is a Canadian television series based on the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Anne Shirley (Amybeth McNulty) is a good-hearted, earnest ...more
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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 27

Actors: Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 67

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Crime, Drama, Adventure film, + more

Season 10

Blue Bloods is an American police procedural drama series shown on CBS in the United States and Canada and on Sky Atlantic in the United Kingdom. The series is filmed on location in New York ...more
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A Million Little Things ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
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Actors: David Giuntoli, Ron Livingston, Romany Malco, Allison Miller, Christina Moses, + more

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Drama

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
4
The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
The Good Doctor September 23

Actors: Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez, Chuku Modu, Beau Garrett, + more

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Medical, Drama

Season 3

The Good Doctor (ABC, 2017) is an American medical-drama television series based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) is a young pediatric surgeon ...more
5
Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 25

Actors: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 175

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Drama

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
6
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
October 10

Actors: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy, Lauren Cohan, Misha Collins, + more

Number of Seasons: 15

Number of Episodes: 318

Network: The WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

Genres (Tv): Supernatural drama, Black comedy, Drama, Horror Film, Mystery, + more

Season 15 - Final Season

Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more
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How to Get Away with Mur... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
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Actors: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Katie Findlay, Jack Falahee, + more

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Drama, Crime, Legal drama

Season 6

How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American legal thriller television series created by Peter Nowalk. A law professor (Viola Davis) at a prestigious Philadelphia university and five ...more
8
SEAL Team is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
October 2

Actors: David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Jessica Paré, Neil Brown Jr., A. J. Buckley, + more

Genres (Tv): Drama

Season 3

SEAL Team (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series created by Ben Cavell. The drama follows the lives of elite Navy SEALs Jason Hayes (David Boreanaz) and Clay Spenser (Max Thieriot) as they ...more
9
NCIS is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 24

Actors: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette

Number of Seasons: 17

Number of Episodes: 395

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Drama, Thriller, + more

Season 17

NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which conducts investigations ...more
10
Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 25

Actors: Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 244

Network: ABC

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 Bobadilla. The series follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los ...more
11
Superstore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 26

Actors: America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos, + more

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 91

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Season 5

Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more
12
This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 24

Actors: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, + more

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Family drama

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
13
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
October 7

Actors: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett, Carlos Valdes, + more

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 114

Network: The CW

Genres (Tv): Superhero, Action, Sci-fi, Drama

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
14
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 18

Actors: Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Denis O'Hare, + more

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 103

Network: FX

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Horror, Supernatural

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
15
Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
October 6

Actors: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Drama

Season 6 - Final Season

Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and executive produced by Lori McCreary and Morgan Freeman. It stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth ...more
16
Running Wild with Bear G... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
November 5

Actors: Bear Grylls

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Reality television

Season 5

Running Wild with Bear Grylls is a survival skills reality television series starring Bear Grylls. In each episode, Grylls brings a different celebrity along on his adventures. Celebrities such ...more
17
Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 20

Actors: Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre, John DiMaggio, Billy West, + more

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Comedy, Fantasy

Season 2

Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series follows the story of Bean (Abby Jacobson), an alcoholic princess, her elf companion Elfo (Nat ...more
18
Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
November 1

Actors: John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish, Mena Massoud, Timothy Hutton, Peter Fonda, + more

Genres (Tv): Action, Thriller, Drama

Season 2

Jack Ryan (Amazon Video, 2018) is an American television series created by Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland, based on the character created by Tom Clancy. When CIA analyst Jack Ryan (John ...more
19
The Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 23

Actors: Max Greenfield, Cedric the Entertainer, Dreama Walker, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney, + more

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Season 2

The Neighborhood (CBS, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Jim Reynolds. The nicest guy in the Midwest (Max Greenfield) moves his family into a tough neighborhood in L.A. ...more
20
Schooled is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 25

Actors: AJ Michalka, Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Season 7

Schooled (ABC, 2019) is an American comedy television series, and a spinoff of The Goldbergs. In the 1990s, the teachers of William Penn Academy are heroes to their students, despite their ...more
21
Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
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Actors: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

Number of Seasons: 16

Number of Episodes: 356

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Soap opera, Medical drama, Romance TV, Drama, Comedy-drama, + more

Season 16

Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series. The series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned ...more
22
SWAT is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
October 2

Actors: Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, + more

Genres (Tv): Drama

Season 3

S.W.A.T. (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series based on the 1975 series of the same name. Locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant Hondo Harrelson (Shemar Moore) is torn between loyalty to ...more
23
Legacies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
October 10

Actors: Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis, Kaylee Bryant, Jenny Boyd, Aria Shahghasemi, + more

Number of Seasons: 2

Network: The CW

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Adventure, Supernatural drama

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
24
The Voice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 23

Actors: Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly

Number of Seasons: 17

Number of Episodes: 437

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Talent show, Reality television

Season 17

The Voice (NBC, 2011) is an American reality television singing competition hosted by Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Nick Jonas, Blake Shelton, and Carson Daly. Based on the original The Voice of ...more
25
Chicago Med is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Shows Returning To TV For Fall 2019
September 25

Actors: Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto, Rachel DiPillo, Colin Donnell, + more

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 99

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Medical drama

Season 5

Chicago Med (NBC, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. Set in Chicago, the show focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago ...more