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The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019  

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List Rules The 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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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro
Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic ...more
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A Discovery of Witches is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel
A Discovery of Witches (2018, Sky One) is a British TV Series based on the All Souls historical fantasy trilogy by Deborah Harkness. When Diana Bishop (Theresa Palmer), a historian and reluctant ...more
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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard
Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more
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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more
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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez
Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland. A young woman (Natasha Lyonne) in New York tries to escape ...more
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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman
The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve Blackman, based on the comic book series by Gerard Way. A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after ...more
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Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning
Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan and first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Tilted Productions in association with ...more
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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear
Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more
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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more
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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron
GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), a struggling actress, receives an ...more
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more
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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira
Santa Clarita Diet (2017) Netflix original comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, ...more
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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas
Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. A working, religious young Latina virgin (Gina Rodriguez) becomes ...more
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's ...more
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Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey
Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by Laurie Nunn. A socially awkward high school virgin (Asa Butterfield) living with his sex therapist ...more
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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky
Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although ...more
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True Detective is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Monaghan
True Detective (HBO, 2014) is an American anthology drama television series created by Nic Pizzolatto. Each season focuses on detectives investigating violent offences.
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith
Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more
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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor
Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the Marvel Comics character. Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, ...more
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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke
Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble ...more
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Ozark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz
Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial planner Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) must suddenly relocate his family (Laura Linney) from Chicago to a ...more
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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie
BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more
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Claws is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Judy Reyes
Claws (TNT, 2017) is an American drama television series created by Eliot Laurence. Five manicurists at the Nail Artisan salon of Manatee County, Florida enter the traditionally male world of ...more
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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Zaniest TV Shows In 2019
Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. All three also serve as head ...more