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The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019  

Molly Gander
311 votes 47 voters 2k views 29 items

List Rules Vote up the scripted television series airing new episodes during the 2019 calendar year that are the most relaxing and calming after a stressful day.

Looking for the best 2019 relaxing series? Sure you are. Because there really are some nights when everyone needs to just literally Netflix and chill. That's why here you'll find a list of 2019's most relaxing TV series. There's nothing like a nice calming show to have waiting for you when you come home from a long day at the office, but which ones are the best? This is where you get to decide. Do you love to unwind with a show like The Great British Bake Off? Or perhaps you can't get enough of light-hearted comedies like Grace and Frankie? Then, of course, there's always the delightfully fun reality show that will take you on the road to explore everything from far off places to the inside of other people's homes.

Regarldess of what your go-to relaxing series is, this is the place to recommend them to the world. Simply select your votes for the best, most relaxing TV shows of 2019 and give it a bit thumbs up. Or just come on in and browse through the list of shows so you'll be guaranteed to have a nice escape from the world the next time your looking to soothe your nerves after a long day. 

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Jeopardy! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert, Jimmy McGuire

Premiered: 1964

Number of Seasons: 28

Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a quiz competition in which contestants are presented with general knowledge clues in the form of ...more
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The Great British Bake O... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 9

The Great British Bake Off (also called Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking competition, produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other ...more
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How the Universe Works ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 2

How the Universe Works is a mini-series that originally aired on the Discovery Channel April 25, 2010 to May 24, 2010. The first and third seasons were narrated by Mike Rowe and the second by ...more
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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston
Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically ...more
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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 2

Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, ...more
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Queer Eye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Queer Eye
Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown
Queer Eye (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality series, and a reboot of the Bravo series. A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help the city's straight men refine their wardrobes, grooming, ...more
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Tidying Up with Marie Ko... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Marie Kondo

Premiered: 2019

Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (Netflix, 2019) is a web television series created by Marie Kondo. Marie Kondo offers tips on the art of keeping your home and workspace tidy and organized.
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Terrace House is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Carly Kiel added

Premiered: 2012

Terrace House is a Japanese reality series about six strangers living together.
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Travel Man: 48 Hours in.... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Richard Ayoade

Premiered: 2015

Travel Man (Channel 4, 2015) is a British television travel documentary series. In each episode, presenter Richard Ayoade travels to a popular city with a celebrity guest.
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Finding Your Roots is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019

Premiered: 2012

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a Public Broadcasting Service public television series hosted by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The first season originally aired on PBS from ...more
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Explained is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Maria Bello, Estelle Caswell, Joss Fong
Explained (Netflix, 2018) is a documentary series. This enlightening series from Vox digs into a wide range of topics such as the rise of cryptocurrency, why diets fail, and the wild world of
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When Calls the Heart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing, Lori Loughlin

Premiered: 2014

When Calls the Heart (Hallmark Channel, 2014) is a Canadian-American television drama series developed by Michael Landon Jr., inspired by the book by Janette Oke. Accustomed to a high society ...more
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Drunk History is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Craig Cackowski

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Drunk History (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American television comedy series created by Derek Waters, based on the Funny or Die web series. In each episode, an inebriated narrator, who is played ...more
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Antiques Roadshow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Bruce Parker, Angela Rippon, Arthur Negus

Premiered: 1979

Antiques Roadshow is a British television show in which antiques appraisers travel to various regions of the United Kingdom to appraise antiques brought in by local people. It has been running ...more
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Conan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin, Andy Richter

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 2

Conan is a late-night talk show airing each Monday through Thursday on TBS in the United States. The hour-long show premiered on November 8, 2010, and is hosted by writer, comedian and performer ...more
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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez).
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The Best Thing I Ever At... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 6

The Best Thing I Ever Ate is one of two flagship shows of the Food Network which premiered on June 22, 2009. The program originally aired as a one-time special in late 2008. The program consists ...more
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Ellen's Game of Games is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss
Ellen's Game of Games (NBC, 2017) is an American television game show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Based on game segments from the daytime talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the game show has ...more
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American Experience is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Premiered: 1988

Number of Seasons: 22

American Experience is a television program airing on the Public Broadcasting Service Public television stations in the United States. The program airs documentaries, many of which have won ...more
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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas
Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. A working, religious young Latina virgin (Gina Rodriguez) becomes ...more
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The Grand Tour is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May

Premiered: 2016

The Grand Tour is a British motoring television series for Amazon Video presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May and produced by Andy Wilman. The four agreed to produce the ...more
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Magic for Humans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Justin Willman
Magic for Humans (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television show. Comedian and magician Justin Willman performs magic tricks for people on the street.
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Stay Here is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Genevieve Gorder, Peter Lorimer
Stay Here (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television series. Genevieve Gorder, an interior designer, and Peter Lorimer, a real estate broker, transform homeowners' short-term rental homes ...more
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American Style is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Eric Avila, Jeffrey Banks, Todd Boyd

Premiered: 2019

American Style (CNN, 2019) is an American documentary television series. The show examines how through decades America's style and iconic moments, from fashion to pop culture, reflected the ...more
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Midsomer Murders is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Relaxing TV Shows In 2019
Suzi Quatro, John Nettles, Neil Dudgeon

Premiered: 1997

Number of Seasons: 13

This is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on Caroline Graham's Chief Inspector Barnaby book series, as originally adapted by Anthony ...more