Here Are 29 TV Shows We're Excited For In 2019

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Picking up after The Fosters series finale, Good Trouble follows Callie and Mariana as they start their first post-grad jobs in Los Angeles.


Freeform

The series perfectly showcases what it’s like to be a young twentysomething today. The Fosters fans will want to check this spin-off out, but even if you never watched the former, this is a great teen drama.

Premieres Jan. 8 on Freeform

Watch the trailer here

2.

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins teams up with Chris Pine again for the exciting thriller, I Am the Night.


TNT

I am the Night follows a young girl who finds herself involved in the infamous Black Dahlia murder case. Jay Singletary, played by Chris Pine, is a reporter who begins to investigate the girl’s involvement in the case.

Premieres Jan. 28 on TNT

Watch the trailer here

3.

Based on Joseph Heller’s acclaimed World War II novel, Catch-22 will star George Clooney, Kyle Chandler, and Hugh Laurie — honestly, we can already predict the award season buzz.


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For those who weren’t forced to read the novel in high school, Catch-22 follows the life of Captain John Yossarian, a US Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier. The Hulu mini-series is expected to be big-budget and marks Clooney’s first regular TV appearance since E.R.

Premiere date TBD

4.

From the Russo Brothers, Deadly Class follows a group of teens who work and train at Kings Dominion, an elite private academy where the world’s top crime families send their teenagers.


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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star Lana Condor, Doctor Strange’s Benedict Wong, and a whole group of incredibly talented and diverse actors bring this raunchy, badass series to life.

Premieres Jan. 16 on SYFY

Watch the trailer here

5.

Roswell, New Mexico follows Liz, the daughter of undocumented immigrants, who returns to her hometown only to discover that her teenage crush is an alien who has kept his abilities secret.


The CW

From The Vampire Diaries creator Julie Plec and The Originals writer Carina Adly Mackenzie, the show looks like another great teen TV show for The CW’s already impressive roster.

Premieres Jan. 15 on The CW

Watch the trailer here

6.

Pretty Little Liars fan-favorites Alison and Mona are set to star in the series’ latest spin-off, Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.


Freeform

Not much is currently known about the show’s premise, but we do know that Mona and Alison have somehow made it to Oregon and Alison is a college professor. I already have so many questions.

Premiere date TBD

Watch the trailer here

7.

Starring Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon gives an inside look into the romantic and creative partnership of choreographer Bob Fosse and dancer Gwen Verdon.


FX

Hamilton duo Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail are behind the project, so you know it’s going to be amazing. Not only are we excited to see Sam and Michelle as this iconic duo, but be on the lookout for several other Broadway stars including Norbert Leo Butz, Laura Osnes, Kelli Barrett, and Ethan Slater. Broadway fans, this one is for you!

Premiere date TBD

Watch the trailer here

8.

Gina Rodriguez takes on the iconic role of Carmen in Netflix’s reboot of Carmen Sandiego.


Netflix

In the reboot, Carmen is publicly perceived as a criminal by most law enforcement agencies; however, she’s actually traveling the globe and stealing from V.I.L.E. and giving back to its victims. The series will follow Carmen’s various adventures around the world.

Premieres Jan. 18 on Netflix

Watch the trailer here

9.

Another star-studded series from Ryan Murphy, The Politician is a satirical comedy that will revolve around a wealthy Santa Barbara politician.


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If the description of the show didn’t catch your eye, here are some of the stars that will be appearing: Ben Platt, Gwenyth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Dylan McDermott, January Jones, Zoey Deutch, and Lucy Boynton, to name a few. The series has already been picked up for two seasons because, duh!

Premiere date TBD

10.

Based on Gerard Way’s comic book series, The Umbrella Academy tells the story of seven gifted children who are adopted by an eccentric billionaire and trained to someday save the world.


Netflix

Starring Ellen Page, this series is another great addition to superhero TV. Similar to X-Men, the series follows an unlikely group of people teaming up to become superheroes.

Premieres Feb. 15 on Netflix

Watch the trailer here

11.

David Tenant and Michael Sheen star in this brilliant adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel, Good Omens.


Amazon Prime

Good Omens follows the demon Crowley (Tennant) and the angel Aziraphale (Sheen) who, being accustomed to life on Earth, seek to prevent the coming of the antichrist and with it the final battle between Heaven and Hell.

Premiere date TBD

12.

Based on the original 1959 television series, Jordan Peele will bring his own spin to The Twilight Zone in 2019.


CBS All Access

Not many details are known about the project as of now, but some incredible stars have signed on to be in episodes, such as John Cho, Allison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Steven Yeun, and Greg Kinnear.

Premiere date TBD

Watch the teaser trailer here

13.

In a still untitled project, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston will join forces for a morning show series where they play rival hosts.


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The series will be based on CNN correspondent Brian Stelter’s book, Top of the Morning, which recounts the recent rivalry between Today and Good Morning America. Steve Carell is also set to star, marking his first TV role since The Office.

Premiere date TBD

14.

What We Do in the Shadows follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.


FX

Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s vampire mockumentary gets reborn for this hilarious series. While Taika won’t be starring in this adaptation, moving the setting from New Zealand to Staten Island has already peaked our interests.

Premiere date TBD

15.

Based on the All Souls trilogy by Deborah Harkness, A Discovery of Witches will finally air in the US after premiering in the UK last year.


Sky One / Sundance Now

The series follows Diana Bishop, a historian and witch, who discovers a bewitched manuscript that leads her back into the world of magic. Diana teams up with geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont and together they set out to protect the book and the secrets it holds.

Premieres Jan. 17 on Sundance Now

Watch the trailer here


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After a year-long hiatus, the final season of Game of Thrones will hopefully provide us with some answers — and probably several memorable deaths.


HBO

Returns in April on HBO

17.

Meryl Streep joins the already star-studded cast when Big Little Lies returns for Season 2.


HBO

Return date TBD

19.

Stranger Things will venture back to the Upside Down when it returns for Season 3.


Netflix

Returns July 4 on Netflix

20.

The criminally-underrated comedy Schitt’s Creek returns for a surely hilarious Season 5 this year.


CBC / Pop

Returns Jan. 8 on CBC in Canada and Jan. 16 on Pop TV in the US

Watch the trailer here

21.

Fan-favorite TV series Veronica Mars will be rebooted in 2019 and honestly, it’s all I can think about.


Warner Bros.

Return date TBD

22.

After Sandra Oh’s big win at the 2019 Golden Globes, Killing Eve will return with an exhilarating Season 2.


BBC America

Returns Apr. 7 on BBC America

23.

Another criminally-underrated TV series, One Day at a Time will return with Season 3 — also, be on the lookout for guest-stars Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz, and Gloria Estefan this year.


Netflix

Returns Feb. 8 on Netflix

24.

Broad City will provide us with a few more laughs when the series returns for its fifth and final season.


Comedy Central

Returns Jan. 24 on Comedy Central

Watch the trailer here

26.

Following a shocking Season 4 finale, Jane the Virgin will finally return with its fifth and final season.


The CW

Returns Spring 2019

27.

After being cancelled on a cliffhanger more than a decade ago, Deadwood will return for a TV movie that will hopefully give us some answers.


HBO

Return date TBD

28.

Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, and Helena Bonham Carter will assume the throne when The Crown Season 3 premieres this year.


Netflix

Return date TBD

29.

And finally, Veep will return for its seventh and final season after a year-long hiatus.


HBO

Return date TBD

Which 2019 TV series are you most excited for? Tell us in the comments below!

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