Total Nerd The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019  

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List Rules Only science fiction (not fantasy) television shows that premiered their first season in 2019.

The best sci-fi shows of 2019 have a lot to live up to. The previous year's selection of science fiction series set new standards of innovation and awe, but the great sci-fi series released in '19 are ready to live up to them. From horror to action to superheroes and drama, the newest sci-fi on TV is ready to rock your world and the worlds beyond.

Aliens and Area 51 may be one of the most classic sci-fi concepts and it's got a new spin with the drama Roswell, New Mexico. If you like your science fiction as speculative setup, the mysterious cause that created the superhero characters of The Umbrella Academy may be more your speed. The new sci-fi shows of 2019 also include action shows like Halo and speculative horror with NOS4A2, as well as some of the most exciting sci-fi shows in 2019.

Vote up your favorite 2019 sci-fi shows from the list below, and vote down those that just didn't work for you. You can also add any new shows that may have not made the list.

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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman
The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve Blackman, based on the comic book series by Gerard Way. A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after ...more

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The Passage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza
The Passage (Fox, 2019) is an American drama television series developed by Liz Heldens, based on the novels by Justin Cronin. When a botched U.S. government experiment turns a group of death ...more

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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Jordan Peele, Sanaa Lathan
The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American anthology drama web television series based on the 1959 television series. An updated version of the classic TV series featuring various ...more

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Halo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Halo (Showtime, 2019) is a sci-fi action television series based on the video game franchise.

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Carole & Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Miyuri Shimabukuro, Kana Ichinose, Sumire Uesaka
Carole & Tuesday (Fuji TV & Netflix, 2019) is a Japanese science fiction anime television series. The show is set fifty years in the future as humankind is migrating to Mars and young ...more

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Osmosis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Hugo Becker, Agathe Bonitzer, Nicolas Van Beveren
Osmosis (Netflix, 2019) is an upcoming French science fiction television drama. Set in near-future Paris, a new dating app called “Osmosis” can decode true love, digging deep into its users’ ...more

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NOS4A2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto, Olafur Darri Olafsson
NOS4A2 (AMC, 2019) is an American supernatural horror drama television series created by Jami O'Brien, based on the novel by Joe Hill.After discovering a supernatural ability to unlock portals, ...more

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Weird City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Levar Burton, Dylan O'Brien, Ed O'Neil
Weird City (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American comedy science fiction anthology web television series. In the not-too-distant future, the middle class has completely vanished, dividing the ...more

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Roswell, New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Sci-fi TV Shows Of 2019
Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons, Tyler Blackburn
Roswell, New Mexico (The CW, 2019) is an American television drama series developed by Carina Adly Mackenzie. After returning to her hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter (Jeanine Mason) ...more