The Best Shows Coming to Television in 2019

From upcoming Netflix originals to new and returning series on Fox, NBC, CBS, and ABC, there will be plenty of new TV shows to binge watch this year.

image
Courtesy

There's nothing better than finding a fresh TV series to obsess over (other than watching a new season of a show you already love, of course). With the help of technology, streaming services, and competition in Hollywood, 2019 looks like it's going to be one of the best years yet on the small screen. From returning reality shows like The Voice to new period dramas like Mrs. Wilson to spooky sci-fi reboots like The Twilight Zone, there's so much entertainment to look forward to enjoying on the couch. Here's a list of series, both old and new, that we can't wait to watch this year.

1 of 16
image
Netflix
Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Premiere date: January 24, Netflix

Infamous serial killer Ted Bundy, who is responsible for the deaths of dozens of women in the 1970s and '80s, is the focus of this chilling new docu-series.

2 of 16
image
Netflix
Russian Doll

Premiere date: February 1, Netflix

This much talked-about Netflix original tells the story of a self-destructive but relatable woman who gets hit by a car on her 36th birthday. She then enters a Groundhog Day-like situation as the night continues to repeat itself every time she dies.

3 of 16
image
FOX
Proven Innocent

Premiere date: February 15, FOX

This new legal drama follows an underestimated defense firm's fight to prove the innocence of wrongfully convicted people. The emotional twist: the team is led by a woman who was wrongfully convicted herself in a high-profile murder case that the media won't let anyone forget.

4 of 16
image
NBC
The Voice

Premiere date: February 25, NBC

Just months after Chevel Shepherd was crowned winner of The Voice, the NBC reality show is back—this time with a new coach! John Legend joins the team in place of Jennifer Hudson, who will not appear in season 16.

5 of 16
ABC's 'American Idol' - Finale - Arrivals
Getty ImagesDavid Livingston
American Idol

Premiere date: March 3, ABC

After an eight-month hiatus, Idol fans can finally look forward to their favorite show coming back to the weekly lineup of singing competitions on TV.

6 of 16
image
ABC
The Fix

Premiere date: March 18, ABC

ABC's newest legal drama has everything we could ask for: A-list celebrity characters, an unsolved double-murder, and plenty of he said, she said.

7 of 16
image
PBS
Mrs. Wilson

Premiere date: March 31, PBS

Who doesn't love a British period drama? This based on Alison Wilson's memoirs follows the author's journey in figuring out who her husband really was after his death. The coolest part? The role of Alison is played by her granddaughter, actress Ruth Wilson.

8 of 16
image
CBS
The Twilight Zone

Premiere date: April 1, CBS All Access

Get ready, sci-fi lovers—the classic anthology series is getting a spooky reboot, and horror expert Jordan Peele is taking the wheel of the project as its host.

9 of 16
image
Netflix
Our Planet

Premiere date: April 5, Netflix

The creator of Planet Earth has created Our Planet, a new docu-series that Netflix promises will take viewers "on an unprecedented journey through some of the world's most precious natural habitats."

10 of 16
image
HBO
Game of Thrones

Premiere date: April 14, HBO

Bend the knee—the highly anticipated final season of GoT is coming soon.

11 of 16
image
Netflix
Fuller House

Premiere date: Fall 2019, Netflix

The Full House spinoff will return for its fifth and final season, coming to a bittersweet close with the cast of the original series.

12 of 16
image
HBO
Big Little Lies

Premiere date: TBA in 2019, HBO

The second season of Big Little Lies added Meryl Streep to the cast and will continue to explore the behind-the-scenes life of the modern suburban housewife.

13 of 16
image
Getty/NBC
Unsolved Mysteries

Premiere date: TBA in 2019, Netflix

A welcome addition to Netflix's growing true-crime lineup, Unsolved Mysteries is returning with a modern spin in this 12-episode revival.

14 of 16
image
Netflix
You

Premiere date: TBA in 2019, Netflix

Joe, the handsome bookstore-manager-turned-murderer, is headed to the West Coast and has a new love interest in season two of You, which will be released in full on Netflix.

15 of 16
image
Getty
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Premiere date: TBA in 2019

Let it be clear: This is not a Buffy reboot. The creator wants fans to understand that the new series is more of (and we can't wait!).

16 of 16
ELLE's 18th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute - Inside
Getty ImagesLester Cohen
Top of the Morning

Premiere date: TBA in 2019, Apple

All we know about this one is from its short description on IMDB: "An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual." All that you need to know is it will star Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. Enough said.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Best of TV 2019