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The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On  

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List Rules Currently running shows with fewer than 3 seasons to watch, and no procedurals.

Need help deciding which TV shows to catch up on? Here is a list of shows that have only been going for a few seasons, which means you can watch all the episodes before yet another new season begins airing. After all, starting a new TV series is a commitment and it can be an intimidating - there's so much to catch up on! It can be difficult to decide on which TV series to commit to watching. But thanks to this list of current TV shows that are easy to catch up on, you'll be chatting at the water cooler in no time about the best tv characters. You might want to start with these TV shows that are ending in 2019

For example, binge-viewing Succession can quickly bring you up to speed on one of the newer HBO series, and Fresh Off the Boat on ABC is still in its television infancy. But Game of Thrones? Good luck; it's already on Season 8. Current TV shows you can still get all caught up on are both easy to watch and easy to stream. Whether it's Ballers with Dwayne Johnson or Black-ish with Anthony Anderson, there are options galore.

Get ready for the second or third season of a show that will soon be your favorite, by catching up now! Watch all the episodes of Better Call Saul so you'll be ready when it returns. There is also not much to catch up on with shows like Review on Comedy Central and Narcos on Netflix. With only a season or two already released, you won't spend months taking in season after season.

Current TV you can catch up on ranges from animated series like Rick and Morty to supernatural shows like The 100. On Amazon, you can catch up with Transparent to see what all the hype is about, then you can do the same with ABC's How to Get Away with Murder.

Which of these shows do you plan to catch up on? Which TV series with just a season or two under their belts are already the best? Cast your votes below and add any other series that TV fans might want to spend a weekend or two getting all caught up on.

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Westworld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Patrick Elliott added Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright

Season 3 scheduled for 2020

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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
voting closed at #2 alwayshuntress added Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto

Season 3 premiered June 7, 2019

Designated Survivor (ABC, 2016; Netflix, 2019) is an American political conspiracy drama television series. On the night of the State of the Union address, an incident claims the lives of the ...more

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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
voting closed at #3 Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim
Master of None (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. The personal and professional life of Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old ...more

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Ozark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
carlybobarly added Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz

Season 3 scheduled for 2019

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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American Gods is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover
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Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Brittany L. Sorg added Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson
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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The Marvelous Mrs. Maise... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein
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

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Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes

Season 3 premiered October 10, 2018

Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series follows Archie Andrews' (KJ Apa) ...more

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The Haunting of Hill Hou... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas
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 first season, The Haunting of ...more

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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski

Season 3 premiered June 5, 2019

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

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Big Little Lies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley
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

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Chilling Adventures of S... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez
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

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Mindhunter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv
Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American drama series based on the book written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas. Set in the late '70s and early '80s, the series revolves around two FBI ...more

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Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy
Altered Carbon is an American science fiction television series created by Laeta Kalogridis, based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan. In a future where human minds are digitized and downloaded ...more

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9-1-1 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
9-1-1 Angela Bassett, Connie Britton, Peter Krause
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The Defenders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter
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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron

Season 3 scheduled to premiere August 9, 2019

GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), a struggling actress, receives an ...more

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Killing Eve is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw
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

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You is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, Shay Mitchell
You (Lifetime, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble, based on the novel by Caroline Kepnes. A clever bookstore manager (Penn Badgley) relies on ...more
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Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish, Mena Massoud
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Legion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
voting closed at #19 Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza
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Outcast is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Patrick Fugit, Philip Glenister, Wrenn Schmidt
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The Alienist is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning
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Happy Valley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Sarah Lancashire, Steve Pemberton, Siobhan Finneran
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Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On
Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland, Jane Levy
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