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The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019 

Molly Gander
Updated December 4, 2019 · 2:42pm PST 2.2k votes 195 voters 3.5k views 72 items

List Rules Vote up the upcoming shows you were the most excited to watch. Only new TV shows premiering fall 2019.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

There are a lot of great new TV shows on the docket for the 2019 fall season. With new channels like Disney+ entering the game and more streaming channels offering original programming in 2019, the fall lineup has something for everyone.

New television series in 2019 range from sitcoms like Mixed-ish (the second spin-off of Black-ish) to expansive science fiction like The Mandalorian. There are even new comic book shows, family dramas, multiple new musical comedy series, crime thrillers, and even the latest television miniseries from Ken Burns. The new 2019 fall television shows offered a range of options that can only be compared to all the great shows returning alongside them.

When networks share their upfronts in the spring, fall seems like a far future that will never come, but you can satisfy your anticipation by voting up the shows you're most looking forward to. It's your turn to decide what the most anticipated TV shows of fall were.

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The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
December 20

Actors: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra, Anna Shaffer

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama

The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short stories and novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a solitary monster hunter, ...more
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The Mandalorian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
November 12

Actors: Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Nick Nolte, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, + more

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: Disney+

Genres (Tv): Drama, Space Opera, Science Fiction

The Mandalorian (Disney+, 2019) is an American space opera web television series set in the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas. Taking place after the events in Return of the Jedi, but ...more
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The I-Land is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
voting closed at #4 September 12

Actors: Kate Bosworth, Sibylla Deen, Kota Eberhardt

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Adventure, Drama, Mystery

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 30%

The I-Land (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction thriller web television miniseries. When ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are and how they got ...more
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Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
Watchmen October 20

Actors: Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens, + more

Network: HBO

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

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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Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
October

Actors: Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell, Diedrich Bader, Alan Tudyk, Ron Funches, + more

Network: DC Universe

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

Harley Quinn (DC Universe, 2019) is an American action comedy adult animation web television series based on the DC Comics character. After breaking up with the Joker, harley Quinn (Kaley Cuoco) ...more
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Prodigal Son is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
voting closed at #13 September 23

Actors: Tom Payne, Michael Sheen, Bellamy Young, Lou Diamond Phillips, Halston Sage

Network: Fox

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Drama

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Prodigal Son (Fox, 2019) is an American drama television series. The show centers on a young profiler, whose father is a serial killer who is known as "The Surgeon."
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Criminal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
voting closed at #19 September 20

Actors: David Tennant, Clare-Hope Ashitey and Youssef Kerkour, Nathalie Baye, Jérémie Renier and Sara Giraudeau, Emma Suárez, + more

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Crime, Anthology, Police procedural

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 79%

Criminal: UK, Criminal: France, Criminal: Germany, and Criminal: Spain (Netflix, 2019) are parts of a police procedural anthology series created by Kay Smith and Jim Field Smith. The series ...more
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His Dark Materials is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
November 4

Actors: Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Clarke Peters

Network: HBO

Genres (Tv): Adventure, Fantasy

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.
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Monarca is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
voting closed at #22 September 13

Actors: Alan Del Castillo, Ramón Medína, Osvaldo Benavides

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Drama, Crime drama

Monarca (Netflix, 2019) is a Mexican drama television series created and produced by Diego Gutiérrez. The plot centers on a billionaire tequila magnate and his family thrive in the ...more
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Unbelievable is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
voting closed at #29 September 13

Actors: Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, Kaitlyn Dever, Danielle Macdonald

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Drama

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

Unbelievable (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama miniseries created by director Susannah Grant. Based on a true story, the eight-episode limited series follows Marie (Kaitlyn Dever), a teenager ...more
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The Last Kids on Earth ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
voting closed at #23 September 17

Actors: Nick Wolfhard, Charles Demers, Garland Whitt

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's Animation, Zombies

The Last Kids on Earth (Netflix, 2019) is an American children's animation web television series created by Nick Stanton and Devin Bunje, based on the book series by Max Brallier. 13 year-old ...more
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Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
September 26

Actors: David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Bell, Giancarlo Esposito, Tricia Helfer, + more

Network: Shudder

Genres (Tv): Horror, Anthology, Horror Anthology

Creepshow (Shudder, 2019) is an American horror anthology television series and a continuation of the first two films in the Creepshow franchise. Each episode of the series features two stories, ...more
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Evil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
September 26

Actors: Katja Herbers, Aasif Mandvi, Mike Colter, Michael Emerson, Brooklyn Shuck

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Supernatural, Thriller, Drama

Evil (CBS, 2019) is an American television supernatural thriller television drama. The series follows a skeptical psychologist Katja (Kristen Bouchard) who allies with a priest-in-training (Mike ...more
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Treadstone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
Treadstone October 15

Actors: Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor, Hyo Joo Han, Jeremy Irvine, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, + more

Network: USA

Genres (Tv): Action, Drama

Treadstone (USA, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the Bourne Film series, created by Tim Kring. The show explores the origin story and present-day actions of CIA ...more
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See is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
November 1

Actors: Jason Momoa, Alfre Woodard, Yadira Guevara-Prip, Nesta Cooper, Sylvia Hoeks, + more

Network: Apple TV+

Genres (Tv): Drama

See (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American science fiction drama television series. The show takes place in a future when the human race has lost the sense of sight, and society has had to find new ...more
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Raising Dion is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
October 4

Actors: Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young, Sammi Haney

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Superhero, Sci-fi, Drama

Raising Dion (Netflix, 2019) is an American science fiction television series developed by Carol Barbee, based on the short film and comic book by Dennis Liu. A single mom must hide her young ...more
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Stumptown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
September 25

Actors: Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, Tantoo Cardinal

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Drama

Stumptown (ABC, 2019) is an American crime drama television series created by Jason Richman, based on the graphic novels of the same name written by Greg Rucka with art by Matthew Southworth. ...more
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Nancy Drew is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
October 9

Actors: Kennedy McMann, Tunji Kasim, Alex Saxon, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani, + more

Network: The CW

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

Nancy Drew (The CW, 2019) is an American mystery drama television series based on the titular character of a mystery book series. After 18-year-old Nancy Drew's (Kennedy McMann) college plans ...more
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The World According to J... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
November 12

Actors: Jeff Goldblum

Network: Disney+

Genres (Tv): Documentary

The World According to Jeff Goldblum (Disney+, 2019) is an American documentary television series from National Geographic. Each episode is centered around something we all love—like sneakers or ...more
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Batwoman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
October 6

Actors: Ruby Rose, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson, Nicole Kang, Rachel Skarsten, + more

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: The CW

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

Batwoman (The CW, 2019) is an American superhero television series based on the DC Comics character Kate Kane/Batwoman and set in the Arrowverse. Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) must overcome her own ...more
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The Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
September 26

Actors: Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Omar Benson Miller

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

The Unicorn (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Bill Martin and Mike Schiff. Wade (Walton Groggins), a recently widowed father with two daughters, is encouraged by his ...more
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Mrs. Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
October 27

Actors: Kathryn Hahn, Jackson White, Casey Wilson, Owen Teague, Jen Richards

Genres (Tv): Comedy

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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Catherine the Great is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
TBA

Actors: Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke, Joseph Quinn, Gina McKee, Rory Kinnear, + more

Network: HBO

Genres (Tv): Drama

Catherine the Great (Sky Atlantic/HBO, 2019) is a British-American television miniseries following the life of Catherine The Great.
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Living With Yourself is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
October 18

Actors: Paul Rudd, Aisling Bea, Desmin Borges

Network: Netflix

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Science Fiction

Living With Yourself (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Timothy Greenberg. George Elliot (Paul Rudd) is burned out and undergoes an experimental treatment to ...more
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Emergence is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated New TV Shows Arriving Fall 2019
September 24

Actors: Alexa Skye Swinton, Allison Tolman, Ashley Aufderheide, Clancy Brown, Donald Faison

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Mystery-thriller, Drama

Emergence (ABC, 2019) is an American mystery-themed thriller drama television series created by Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas. Long Island's Peconic Bay police chief, Jo Evans (Allison ...more