The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019  

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List Rules Only action television series airing new episodes during the 2019 calendar year that keep you on the edge of your seat.

The most exciting action TV shows new or ongoing in 2019 are some of the most adrenaline-pumping to watch on television, but which are the most exciting new or returning shows? Determining which action TV series is the best isn't an easy task given the plethora of options available, but this list might make it just a bit easier. These days, with the use of digital streaming via multiple options such as Netflix, Hulu, and others, there is a ton of content available but which of these current action shows is the best of them all in terms of excitement?

For an action series to be truly exciting, it has to be the kind that that pulls you to the edge of your seat! The only way to find out which is the best is to vote up your favorite action series below, but remember, this list is all about excitement! Which new action series available in 2019 is more exciting, more thrilling, and engaging, than the one below it? For this list, the series either has to be new to 2019 programming, or it has to be a pre-existing series with new episodes premiering in 2019.

Don't forget to add your favorite new action show to the list if it's missing and vote for your favorites below!

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019
Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov
Hawaii Five-0 is an American police procedural drama television series and a remake of the original 1968–80 television series. The series is produced by K/O Paper Products and 101st Street ...more
Whiskey Cavalier is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019
Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan, Ana Ortiz
Whiskey Cavalier (ABC, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Dave Hemingson. Following an emotional break-up, FBI agent Will Chase (Scott Foley) is assigned to work with CIA ...more
Into the Badlands is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019
Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Sarah Bolger
Into the Badlands (AMC, 2015) is an American TV series set in a post-apocalyptic world approximately 500 years after an event that left civilization in ruins. Regent Sunny (Daniel Wu), a ...more
Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019
Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane
This show is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson. A dysfunctional, blended family must reinvent themselves by learning new ...more
Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019
Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford, Jordana Brewster
Lethal Weapon (Fox, 2016) is an American buddy cop action comedy-drama television series developed by Matt Miller and based on the film series. A slightly unhinged cop (Clayne Crawford) is ...more
Wayne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019
Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo, Joshua J. Williams
Wayne (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American action comedy web television series created by Shawn Simmons. Teenager Wayne (Mark McKenna) sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del (Ciara ...more
Deadly Class is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Exciting Action TV Shows in 2019
Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth, Lana Condor
Deadly Class (Syfy, 2019) is an American television action-thriller series created by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Image comic book series. A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop ...more