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The Most Anticipated New Shows Of 2019

Updated December 9, 2020 45.5k votes 2.5k voters 73.5k views332 items

List RulesOnly new shows premiering in 2019.

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UPDATED: Check out The Most Anticipated New Shows Of 2020!

Get ready to make more time for binge-watching with the best new TV shows premiering in 2019. Featuring spinoffs, adaptions, miniseries, and more, this list of 2019 TV premieres includes Netflix original series, upcoming HBO shows, and new superhero shows from DC Universe. Of all the upcoming TV shows 2019 has to offer, what were you most excited to see?

Spanning a wide variety of genres, the new TV shows 2019 included HBO's Watchmen from The Leftovers showrunner Damon Lindelof, Amazon original series Good Omens, and a live-action Halo series based on the popular video game franchise. Other 2019 upcoming shows included What We Do in the Shadows, Harley Quinn, His Dark Materials, and Roswell, New Mexico. Whatever your interests, you'll surely find something to enjoy from the long list of 2019 TV shows featuring premiere dates. Just take a look below!

For more of the top upcoming TV series dropping throughout 2019, check out the list below and vote up the shows you couldn't wait to see. Then see what is upcoming in 2020 (including some shows that were slated to air 2019 but got pushed back and we still can't wait to wach).

  • Halo26


    Pablo Schreiber, Natascha McElhone

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Action

    Pushed to 2020

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  • Godfather of Harlem27

    Godfather of Harlem

    Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

    Godfather of Harlem (Epix, 2019) is an American crime drama television series. After being... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Name of the Rose28

    The Name of the Rose

    John Turturro, Damian Hardung

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Historical Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 62%

    The Name of the Rose (Sundance, SBS, BBC, 2019) is an international co-produced English... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Watch29

    The Watch

    Samuel Adewunmi, Marama Corlett

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Police procedural

    Pushed to 2020

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  • Nancy Drew30

    Nancy Drew

    Kennedy McMann, Tunji Kasim

    Genres (Tv)Mystery, Drama, Supernatural, Supernatural mystery

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

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  • Batwoman31


    Javicia Leslie, Meagan Tandy

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 72%

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  • Catch-2232


    Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

    Catch-22 (Hulu, 2019) is an American-Italian drama miniseries, based on the novel of the same... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Veronica Mars33

    Veronica Mars

    Kristen Bell, Frank Gallegos

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Neo-noir

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

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  • Carmen Sandiego34

    Carmen Sandiego

    Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Educational, Mystery

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

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  • Pennyworth35


    Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

    Pennyworth (Epix, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the DC Comics... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes36

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 54%

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  • Lovecraft Country37

    Lovecraft Country

    Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett-Bell

    Genres (Tv)Horror, Drama

    Pushed to 2020

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  • NOS4A238


    Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural horror, Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 59%

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  • The Outsider39

    The Outsider

    Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Crime, Horror

    Pushed to 2020

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  • The Boys40

    The Boys

    Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Drama, Action

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 76%

    The Boys (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Utopia41


    Sasha Lane, Rainn Wilson

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Pushed to 2020

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  • Creepshow42


    David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau

    Genres (Tv)Horror, Anthology, Black comedy

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

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  • The Underground Railroad43

    The Underground Railroad

    Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Alternate history

    Pushed to 2020

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  • Amazing Stories44

    Amazing Stories

    Dylan O'Brien, Victoria Pedretti

    Genres (Tv)Anthology, Fantasy

    Pushed to 2020

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  • Russian Doll45

    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

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  • Law & Order: Hate Crimes46

    Pushed to 2020

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  • The War of the Worlds47

    The War of the Worlds

    Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

    Pushed to 2020

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  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!48

    Ripley's Believe It or Not!

    Bruce Campbell, Dean Cain

    Genres (Tv)Documentary, Pseudoarchaeology

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  • Catherine the Great49

    Catherine the Great

    Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke

    Genres (Tv)Historical drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 68%

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  • Too Old to Die Young50

    Too Old to Die Young

    Miles Telle, Billy Baldwin

    Genres (Tv)Thriller, Drama, Crime drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 61%

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