Though the best stressful shows of 2019 may not initially sound like your idea of a good time, prepare to be surprised. As you'll see from the amount of binge-worthy shows here, such as True Detective and Game of Thrones, sometimes the most stressful shows can also be the most fun. When you really think about it, many of the most stressful TV series of 2019 are also the most suspenseful, delightfully scary, or have a way of being so engrossing that you just can't bring yourself to pull away. These are the shows that long, lazy days full of Netflix binges and ice cream are made of.
But what are the best stressful series airing this year? This is where you get a chance to decide. Whether you're looking for new shows to get absorbed in or just want to give your favorite shows of 2019 a shout out, you've come to the right place. Locate your favorite, albeit stress-inducing, shows that are airing new or returning episodes this year and give them a big thumbs up so they rise to the top.