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The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019  

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List Rules Only new shows on HBO premiering in 2019.

Some of the best and most talked about shows are on HBO in 2019. This is a list of the best new HBO shows, ranked by fans who can't wait to see what the Home Box Office puts out next. Along with channels like Showtime and Starz, cable networks like HBO feature some of the best new shows on TV right now.

HBO already has a reputation for great television shows, but what is the most anticipated HBO show? This list includes the funny new comedies, thrillers that already have us on edge, and top dramas. There are even documentary dramas like Chernobyl. Several new HBO shows are based on books, including Lovecraft Country, The Time Traveler's Wife and His Dark Materials. There are also plenty of upcoming miniseries in 2019 on HBO, including a new limited series about Catherine the Great starring Helen Helen Mirren. And, you'll have to watch HBO to watch the Watchmen, Home Box Office's entry into 2019 comic book shows.

Which are the best shows that will be premiering on HBO in 2019? Vote up the best new HBO series you can't wait to watch and vote down the shows you won't miss if they're not renewed.

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The Outsider is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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The Outsider (HBO, 2020) is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. A police procedural that shifts to a horror novel, the story follows multiple characters ...more
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Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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Watchmen (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Damon Lindelof, based on the comic book series. Set in an alternate history where superheroes are treated as outlaws.
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Chernobyl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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Chernobyl (HBO, 2019) is an American-British historical drama television miniseries created by Craig Mazin. In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the USSR becomes ...more
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Lovecraft Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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Lovecraft Country (HBO, 2019) is a drama horror television series based on the novel by Matt Ruff. In 1950s Jim Crow America, Atticus Black (Jonathan Majors), his friend Letitia (Jurnee ...more
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Euphoria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
June 16
Euphoria (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the Israeli series. A look at life for a group of high school students as they grapple with issues of drugs, love, and
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The Righteous Gemstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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The Righteous Gemstones (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Danny McBride. A world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable ...more
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Demimonde is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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Demimonde (HBO, 2019) is an American science fiction drama television series created by J. J. Abrams. The show is centered around a world's battle against a monstrous, oppressive force.
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Gentleman Jack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
April 22
Gentleman Jack (HBO, 2019) is a British-American historical drama series created by Sally Wainwright.In 1832, Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) returns to Shibden Hall, her ancestral home in West ...more
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Mrs. Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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Mrs. Fletcher (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the novel by Tom Perrotta. A single mom (Kathryn Hahn) whose son has moved out for college looks to begin a new life on ...more
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On Tour with Asperger's Are Us is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
April 30
On Tour with Asperger's Are Us (HBO, 2019) is an American documentary miniseries that is an edited version of the 2016 film of Asperger's Are Us. The 6-part limited series follows the first ...more
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The Plot Against America is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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The Plot Against America (HBO) is an American drama television miniseries, based on the novel of the same name by Philip Roth. The limited series imagines an alternate American history where ...more
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The Case Against Adnan Syed is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
March 10
The Case Against Adnan Syed (HBO, 2019) is an American documentary television miniseries. Popularized by the podcast, "Serial," the documentary series follows the ongoing story of ...more
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I Know This Much Is True is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
I Know This Much Is True (HBO) is an American TV series based on the novel of the same name by Wally Lamb. The story follows the lives of twins Dominick and Thomas Birdsey (Mark Ruffalo).
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Years and Years is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
June 24
Years and Years (BBC One/HBO, 2019) is a British television drama series created and written by Russell T Davies. Vivienne Rook (Emma Thompson) is an outspoken celebrity-turned-political figure ...more
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The Undoing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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The Undoing (HBO, 2019) is an American drama miniseries created by David E. Kelley, based on the novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz. Weeks before her book is published, ...more
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Los Espookys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
June 14
Los Espookys (HBO, 2019) is an American comedy television series. The show follows a group of friends as their turn their love of horror into a business, in a dreamy, strange version of Mexico
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Gorilla and the Bird is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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Gorilla and the Bird (HBO) is an American television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Zack McDermott. The show follows Zack (the Gorilla), a public defender in New York, who ...more
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The New Pope is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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The New Pope (Sky Atlantic/HBO, 2019) is an Italian and Spanish drama television miniseries created and directed by Paolo Sorrentino. The limited series continues the story of 2016's The Young ...more
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Catherine the Great is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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Catherine the Great (Sky Atlantic/HBO) is a British-American television miniseries following the life of Catherine The Great.
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The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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The Time Traveler's Wife (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the novel by Audrey Niffenegger. Henry DeTamble involuntarily travels through time which complicates his ...more
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His Dark Materials is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Anticipated New HBO Shows of 2019
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His Dark Materials (HBO, 2019) is a British fantasy adventure series based on the novel series by Philip Pullman. Two children embark on a magical adventure through parallel universes.