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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).

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  • The Witcher1
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    The Witcher

    Henry Cavill, Freya Allan

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 58%

    The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short...  more
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  • The Twilight Zone2
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    The Twilight Zone

    Simon Kinberg, Jordan Peele

    Genres (Tv)Anthology, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 77%

    The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American anthology drama web television series...  more
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  • Watchmen3
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    Watchmen

    Regina King, Don Johnson

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Superhero, Action, Mystery

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

    Watchmen (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Damon Lindelof, based...  more
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  • Good Omens4
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    Good Omens

    David Tennant, Michael Sheen

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Fantasy

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

    Good Omens (Amazon Video, 2019) is a six-part television serial based on the novel by Terry...  more
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  • The Mandalorian5
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    The Mandalorian

    Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Space Opera, Science Fiction

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

    The Mandalorian (Disney+, 2019) is an American space opera web television series set in the...  more
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  • The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance6
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    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

    Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 87%

    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy television series, and a...  more
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  • Harley Quinn7
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    Harley Quinn

    Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Superhero, Comedy, Action

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

    Harley Quinn (DC Universe, 2019) is an American action comedy adult animation web television...  more
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  • What We Do in the Shadows8
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    What We Do in the Shadows

    Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

    What We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014...  more
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  • Avatar: The Last Airbender9

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  • Penny Dreadful: City of Angels10
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    Penny Dreadful: City of Angels

    Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto

    Genres (Tv)Period drama, Horror, Fantasy, Thriller

    Pushed to 2020

    Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (Showtime, 2020) is a British-American horror drama television...  more
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  • Roswell, New Mexico11
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    Roswell, New Mexico

    Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Romance, Sci-fi

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 53%

    Roswell, New Mexico (The CW, 2019) is an American television drama series developed by Carina...  more
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  • V-Wars12
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    V-Wars

    Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriler, Horror, Vampires

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

    V-Wars (Netflix, 2019) is a drama web television series based on the anthology. Dr. Luther...  more
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  • Star Trek: Picard13
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    Star Trek: Picard

    Patrick Stewart, Santiago Cabrera

    Genres (Tv)Science fiction, Drama

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    Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access, 2020) is an American television series featuring the Star...  more
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  • The Umbrella Academy14
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    The Umbrella Academy

    Elliot Page, Tom Hopper

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Action

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 76%

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve...  more
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  • Carnival Row15
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    Carnival Row

    Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Neo-noir

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

    Carnival Row (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American neo-noir fantasy web television series...  more
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  • Hanna16
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    Hanna

    Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Action

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

    Hanna (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the 2011...  more
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  • Swamp Thing17
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    Swamp Thing

    Andy Bean, Derek Mears

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Fantasy

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

    Swamp Thing (DC Universe, 2019) is an American superhero horror drama web television series...  more
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  • Deadly Class18
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    Deadly Class

    Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth

    Genres (Tv)Action, Thriller, Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 58%

    Deadly Class (Syfy, 2019) is an American television action-thriller series created by Anthony...  more
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  • I Am the Night19
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    I Am the Night

    Chris Pine, India Eisley

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 74%

    I Am the Night (TNT, 2019) is an American limited television series created by Sam Sheridan....  more
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  • Chernobyl20
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    Chernobyl

    Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård

    Genres (Tv)Historical drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 95%

    Chernobyl (HBO, 2019) is an American-British historical drama television miniseries created by...  more
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  • The Undoing21
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    The Undoing

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant

    Genres (Tv)Drama

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    The Undoing (HBO, 2020) is an American drama miniseries created by David E. Kelley, based on...  more
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  • Doom Patrol22
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    April Bowlby, Diane Guerrero

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure, Comedy-drama, Mystery, Science fiction

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

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    Treadstone

    Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor

    Genres (Tv)Action, Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 54%

    Treadstone (USA, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the Bourne Film...  more
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    His Dark Materials

    Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Genres (Tv)Adventure, Fantasy

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%

    His Dark Materials (HBO, 2019) is a British fantasy adventure series based on the novel series...  more
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    The Passage

    Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes Score: 58%

    The Passage (Fox, 2019) is an American drama television series developed by Liz Heldens, based...  more
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