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The Most Exciting Sci Fi TV Shows in 2019

Updated January 10, 2020 12.8k votes 1.5k voters 55.2k views43 items

List RulesOnly science fiction television series airing new episodes during the 2019 calendar year that offer galactic levels of excitement.

UPDATED: Check out The Most Exciting Sci Fi TV Shows of 2020!

The most exciting sci-fi TV shows new or ongoing in 2019 are some of the most fun and entertaining to watch on television, but which is the most exciting new or returning show? Determining which science fiction 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 sci-fi shows are the best of them all in terms of excitement?

For a science fiction series to be truly exciting, it has to be the kind that depicts more than just cool new tech, it has to show a conflict between one or more groups of people, aliens, robots, or whatever in which survival is key. The only way to find out which is the best is to vote up your favorite science fiction series below, but remember, this list is all about excitement! Which new sci-fi series available in 2019 is more exciting 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 or returning sci-fi show to the list if it's missing and vote for your favorites below! Then check out what exciting sci-fi series are back in 2020.

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    Swamp Thing

    Andy Bean, Derek Mears
    Swamp Thing (DC Universe, 2019) is an American superhero horror drama web television series...  more
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    The Gifted

    Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker
    The Gifted (Fox, 2017) is an American superhero TV series based on Marvel Comics's X-Men...  more
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    Arrow

    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy
    Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti,...  more
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    See

    Jason Momoa, Alfre Woodard
    See (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American science fiction drama television series. The show takes...  more
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    V-Wars

    Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes
    V-Wars (Netflix, 2019) is a drama web television series based on the anthology. Dr. Luther...  more
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    Legends of Tomorrow

    Victor Garber, Brandon Routh
    DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television...  more
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    5

    Treadstone

    Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor
    Treadstone (USA, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the Bourne Film...  more
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    iZombie

    Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin
    iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane...  more
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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks
    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed...  more
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    Roswell, New Mexico

    Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons
    Roswell, New Mexico (The CW, 2019) is an American television drama series developed by Carina...  more
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    Wu Assassins

    Iko Uwais, Katheryn Winnick
    Wu Assassins (Netflix, 2019) is an American action television series. A young chef (Iko Uwais)...  more
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    Future Man

    Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe
    Future Man (Hulu, 2017) is an American comedy television series directed by Brandon Trost,...  more
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    Weird City

    Levar Burton, Dylan O'Brien
    Weird City (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American comedy science fiction anthology web...  more
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    Raising Dion

    Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young
    Raising Dion (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction television series developed by...  more
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    25
    71

    NOS4A2

    Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto
    NOS4A2 (AMC, 2019) is an American supernatural horror drama television series created by Jami...  more
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    177

    The Twilight Zone

    Simon Kinberg, Jordan Peele
    The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American anthology drama web television series...  more
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    28
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    Osmosis

    Hugo Becker, Agathe Bonitzer
    Osmosis (Netflix, 2019) is an upcoming French science fiction television drama. Set in...  more
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    Carole & Tuesday

    Miyuri Shimabukuro, Kana Ichinose
    Carole & Tuesday (Fuji TV & Netflix, 2019) is a Japanese science fiction anime television...  more