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The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019

Updated May 25, 2020 2.2k votes 246 voters 3.9k views31 items

List RulesThe new or returning scripted television series with the weirdest and zaniest moments that aired new episodes during the 2019 calendar year. No reality shows or sketch comedy.

Before we get into what the zaniest shows of 2019 are, maybe we should define exactly what "zany" means in this context. Zany TV shows are basically those shows that you turn on with the excited anticipation of muttering "wtf??!" multiple times throughout each episode. They can range from the delightfully weird to the quietly quirky to the darkly eccentric and in this list, we'll be taking a look at some of the best of these shows that are airing new episodes in 2019. So if you're looking to binge watch some of the zaniest, quirkiest, most delightfully random new tv shows of 2019, then you've come to the right place. 

Not only will you find a list of plenty of them, but you'll also have the chance to vote on the best, zaniest shows of the years. So kick back, peruse the list, and be sure to vote for the best, weirdest, and most unpredictable shows. See if your favorites make it to the top, as viewers around the world vote on the best, zaniest new series to look forward to in 2019.

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  • Lucifer1
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    Lucifer

    Tom Ellis, Lauren German

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama, Mystery, Fantasy

    Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • A Discovery of Witches2
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    A Discovery of Witches

    Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Drama, Romance

    A Discovery of Witches (2018, Sky One) is a British fantasy drama series based on the All... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Stranger Things3
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Horror, Supernatural, Period drama

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Good Place4
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    The Good Place

    Kristen Bell, Ted Danson

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Fantasy comedy

    The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy-comedy television series created by Michael... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Umbrella Academy5
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    The Umbrella Academy

    Elliot Page, Tom Hopper

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Action

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Black Mirror6
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    Black Mirror

    Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Black Mirror (Netflix, 2011) is a British television anthology series created by Charlie... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Santa Clarita Diet7
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    Santa Clarita Diet

    Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Santa Clarita Diet (Netfklix, 2017) is an American comedy series created by Victor Fresco.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Sex Education8
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    Sex Education

    Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Russian Doll9
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    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Doctor Who10
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    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Adventure, Drama

    Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Orange Is the New Black11
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    Orange Is the New Black

    Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Orange Is the New Black (Netflix, 2013) is an American comedy-drama web television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia12
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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Black comedy

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • GLOW13
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    GLOW

    Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • True Detective14
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    True Detective

    Mahershala Ali, Matthew McConaughey

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Drama

    True Detective (HBO, 2014) is an American anthology drama television series created by Nic... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Shameless15
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    Shameless

    Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Shameless (Showtime, 2011) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by John... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine16
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Sitcom, Police procedural

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Claws17
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    Claws

    Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Crime, Drama

    Claws (TNT, 2017) is an American drama television series created by Eliot Laurence. Five... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Schitt's Creek18
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    Schitt's Creek

    Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Ozark19
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    Ozark

    Jason Bateman, Laura Linney

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Thriller

    Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The OA20
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    The OA

    Brit Marling, Emory Cohen

    Genres (Tv)Mystery, Serial drama, Science fiction

    The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series created by Brit... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Jane the Virgin21
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    Jane the Virgin

    Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo

    Genres (Tv)Comedy drama, Telenovela, Satire

    Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Game of Thrones22
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    Game of Thrones

    Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey

    Genres (Tv)Medieval fantasy, Drama, Adventure film, Epic, Action

    Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt23
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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television sitcom created by Tina... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Jessica Jones24
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    Jessica Jones

    Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter

    Genres (Tv)Action, Crime, Drama

    Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • BoJack Horseman25
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    BoJack Horseman

    Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Animation

    BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button