UPDATED: Check out the Best Television Dramas of 2020!
Here’s a look at the best current television dramas that have aired or are currently airing new episodes in 2019. Not only are there lots of new drama TV shows premiering in 2019 but many favorite drama series are returning. They all bring the feels, but what are the best new and returning drama TV shows in 2019?
As a television genre, drama is all-encompassing. There are heavy dramatic fantasies like Game of Thrones or action dramas such as The Walking Dead and Outlander. Other dramas are more about tension and emotion, such as Riverdale, The Handmaid's Tale, and True Detective. Some 2019 dramas like Supernatural have been going on for over a decade and show no signs of stopping, while others are new drama shows (The Passage) or airing their last season in 2019 (Mr. Robot).
Which drama TV shows are you going to watch in 2019? Let us know by voting thumbs up or down in the list below. Then check out the dramas airing in 2020.
- 1The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller,... more on Wikipedia9479
- 2Euphoria (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the Israeli series. A... more on Wikipedia6044
- 3The Good Doctor (ABC, 2017) is an American medical-drama television series based on the 2013... more on Wikipedia7864
The Good DoctorFreddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas
- 4The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series created by Peter... more on Wikipedia6856
- 5When They See Us (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by Ava... more on Wikipedia5440
- 6Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial... more on Wikipedia5946
- 7How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American legal thriller television series... more on Wikipedia6149
- 8Vikings (History, 2013) is a historical drama television series created by Michael Hirst. A... more on Wikipedia6250
- 9Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto... more on Wikipedia6756
- 10Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series... more on Wikipedia5745
- 11The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on Wikipedia6554
- 12Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 1999) is an American police procedural, legal, crime... more on Wikipedia5038
- 13Billions (Showtime, 2016) is an American television drama series created by Brian Koppelman,... more on Wikipedia4937
- 14The Blacklist (NBC, 2013) is an American crime thriller television series created by Jon... more on Wikipedia6961
- 15The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series... more on Wikipedia5951
- 16Shameless (Showtime, 2011) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by John... more on Wikipedia4941
- 17Emergence (ABC, 2019) is an American mystery-themed thriller drama television series created... more on Wikipedia2515
- 18Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by... more on Wikipedia4742
- 19Prodigal Son (Fox, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Chris Fedak and Sam... more on Wikipedia2921
- 20Outlander (Starz, 2014) is a historical drama television series developed by Ronald D. Moore,... more on Wikipedia5148
- 21Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Sam... more on Wikipedia4238
- 22The Act (Hulu, 2019) is an American true crime anthology drama web television series. A girl's... more on Wikipedia3630
- 239-1-1 (Fox, 2018) is an American procedural drama television series created by Ryan Murphy and... more on Wikipedia3935
9-1-1Angela Bassett, Connie Britton
- 24Barry (HBO, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Bill Hader and Alec Berg.... more on Wikipedia2925
BarryBill Hader, Stephen Root
- 25Chicago Fire is an American television drama series that airs on NBC and was created by... more on Wikipedia3431