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The Best New Thriller TV Shows Of 2019

Updated February 2, 2021 1.3k votes 247 voters 44.9k views27 items

List RulesOnly thriller television shows that premiered their first season in 2019.

UPDATED: Check out the Best New Thriller TV Shows of 2020!

The best thriller shows of 2019 take you to the edge of your seat and keep you there. Whether you've got to wait each week for the latest thrills or can overload on them all at once by binge-watching, the best 2019 TV thrillers are captivating and chilling in perfect measures.

While some of these shows are eagerly anticipated, others surprised us with how addictively thrilling their stories were. From edge-of-your-seat excitement to classic crime fiction to slick neo-noir thrillers, 2019 has it all. The action thriller Deadly Class keeps our hearts pumping with adrenaline, while Reef Break's charm hides it's tangled thrills with a smile. Of course, it's up to the true TV fans to decide which show is the best. There are even limited television series such as I Am The Night, for those of us who want to maximize our thrills to episode ratio.

Check out the 2019 thriller shows below and vote up the very best. You can also vote down shows that didn't cut it for you, and add any new ones to the list that didn't make it. Then, check out the new thriller shows of 2020.

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    Evil

    Katja Herbers, Mike Colter
    Evil (CBS, 2019) is an American supernatural drama television series created by Robert King...  more
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    Hanna

    Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos
    Hanna (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the 2011...  more
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    48

    I Am the Night

    Chris Pine, India Eisley
    I Am the Night (TNT, 2019) is an American limited television series created by Sam Sheridan....  more
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    The Hot Zone

    Julianna Margulies, Topher Grace
    The Hot Zone (National Geographic, 2019) is an American medical thriller television drama...  more
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    Servant

    Toby Kebbell, Lauren Ambrose
    Servant (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American psychological thriller television series created by...  more
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    Bluff City Law

    Jimmy Smits, Caitlin McGee
    Bluff City Law (NBC, 2019) is an American crime drama thriller television series. The series...  more
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    Chambers

    Uma Thurman, Tony Goldwyn
    Chambers (Netflix, 2019) is a supernatural television series created by Leah Rachel. A young...  more
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    Godfather of Harlem

    Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio
    Godfather of Harlem (Epix, 2019) is an American crime drama television series. After being...  more
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    27

    The Rook

    Jon Fletcher, Emma Greenwell
    The Rook (Starz, 2019) is an American television series created by Stephenie Meyer and based...  more
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    Too Old to Die Young

    Miles Telle, Billy Baldwin
    Too Old to Die Young (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American thriller crime drama television...  more
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    The Widow

    Kate Beckinsale, Alex Kingston
    The Widow (ITV/Amazon Video, 2019) is a joint American and UK thriller television series....  more
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    The Enemy Within

    Jennifer Carpenter, Morris Chestnut
    The Enemy Within (NBC, 2019) is an American drama television series. Former CIA agent, Erica...  more
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    Black Earth Rising

    Michaela Coel, John Goodman
    Black Earth Rising (Netflix, 2019) is a television drama series created by Hugo Blick. When...  more
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    The Feed

    Guy Burnet, Nina Toussaint-White
    The Feed (Amazon Video, 2019) is a British psychological thriller drama television series...  more
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    Truth Be Told

    Octavia Spencer, Lizzy Caplan
    Truth Be Told (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American drama television series based on Are You...  more
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    Emergence

    Alexa Skye Swinton, Allison Tolman
    Emergence (ABC, 2019) is an American mystery-themed thriller drama television series created...  more
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    Dare Me

    Erika Prevost, Taveeta Szymanowicz
    Dare Me (USA, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the novel of the same name...  more
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    Green Frontier

    Nelson Camayo, Juana del Rio
    Green Frontier (Netflix, 2019), in Spanish "Frontera Verde", is a Colombian crime thriller web...  more
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    Designated Survivor: 60 Days

    Ji Jin-hee, Heo Jun-ho
    Designated Survivor: 60 Days (Netflix, 2019) is a Korean political conspiracy drama television...  more
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    Straight Forward

    Cecilie Stenspil, Arlo Green
    Straight Forward (Acorn, 2019) is a New Zealand-Danish crime thriller television series. After...  more
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    The Murders

    Jessica Lucas, Dylan Bruce
    The Murders (Citytv, 2019) is a Canadian police procedural drama created by Damon Vignale. The...  more
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    The I-Land

    Kate Bosworth, Sibylla Deen
    The I-Land (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction thriller web television miniseries....  more
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    Perpetual Grace, LTD

    Jimmi Simpson, Ben Kingsley
    Perpetual Grace LTD (Epix, 2019), formerly named "Our Lady, LTD," is an American neo-noir...  more
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    What/If

    Renée Zellweger, Dave Annable
    What/If (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Mike Kelley. An...  more
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    Deadly Class

    Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth
    Deadly Class (Syfy, 2019) is an American television action-thriller series created by Anthony...  more