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    27 Of The Best TV Shows From 2019 (So Far) That Are 100% Worth Watching

    From Chernobyl to When They See Us and everything in between.

    1. Fleabag Season 2

    Amazon Prime

    Starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag follows a young woman in London trying to navigate life after a recent tragedy. After two years between seasons, Fleabag returned better than ever in 2019. The iconic fourth-wall breaks and Fleabag's relationship with the Hot Priest are just two reasons why this show is so phenomenal.

    Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

    2. Chernobyl

    HBO

    Chernobyl recounts the horrific nuclear plant disaster that occurred in the Soviet Union in April 1986. The series details not only the explosion itself but the cleanup efforts and the ramifications in general. It's easily one of the best limited series ever and even beat Breaking Bad as the highest-rated IMDb series of all time.

    Where to watch: HBO.

    3. When They See Us

    Netflix

    The limited series chronicles the true story of the Central Park Five, five boys who were falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Written and directed by Ava DuVernay, When They See Us was one of the most breathtaking and gut-wrenching TV shows this year.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    4. Dead to Me

    Netflix

    Starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me follows the lives of Jen and Judy, two BFFs who are both dealing with grief and loss in their own ways. The series is easily one of the best new Netflix shows of 2019 and beautifully combines both humor and heartbreak into a perfectly bingeable series.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    5. Stranger Things Season 3

    Netflix

    Stranger Things Season 3 followed the Hawkins gang as they dealt with not only the Mind Flayers control over their town, but also Russian experiments happening underneath their very own mall. Unlike most shows, Stranger Things continues to get better and better and honestly, Season 3 was arguably the best.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    6. Russian Doll

    Netflix

    Starring Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll follows Nadia, a game developer who repeatedly keeps dying and is forced to relive the same night on a loop. Russian Doll puts Natasha's witty brand of dry humor front and center. The series was also co-created by Amy Poehler.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    7. Schitt's Creek Season 5

    Pop / CBC

    Schitt's Creek Season 5 proved that the Rose family has aged like a fine Herb Ertlinger fruit wine. This latest season not only delivered some hilarious moments, but doubled down on heartwarming scenes. We're not ready to say goodbye to the series when it ends in 2020.

    Where to watch: Seasons 1–4 on Netflix, Season 5 on PopTV (for US) and CBC (for Canada).

    8. One Day At A Time Season 3

    Netflix / Pop

    One Day At A Time Season 3 delivered some of the most important episodes of TV this year. The show discussed Latinx and LGBTQ representation, addiction, PTSD, depression, sexual assault, consent, and much more all while continuing to be a family sitcom. One Day At A Time also did the impossible this year. After being canceled by Netflix, the show managed to find a new home at Pop and we couldn't be more thrilled that these stories will continue to be told.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    9. Euphoria

    HBO

    Starring Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, and Jacob Elordi, Euphoria follows a group of high school students as they deal with drugs, sex, trauma, and social media. The show isn't afraid to portray the harsh realities of being a teen in 2019. Honestly, if we could start the campaign right now for Zendaya to get an Emmy in 2020, we would.

    Where to watch: HBO.

    10. Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6

    NBC

    After finding a new home on NBC, Brooklyn Nine-Nine continued to be better than ever in Season 6. While the show delivered some hilarious episodes, it also brilliantly tackled some important subjects, like #MeToo. Even this far in to the series' run, Brooklyn Nine-Nine continues to be one of the best TV comedies.

    Where to watch: Hulu.

    11. Pose Season 2

    FX

    Coming off a phenomenal Season 1, Pose continues to be one of the best shows on TV. Billy Porter, Indya Moore, Mj Rodriguez, and the rest of the incredible ensemble manage to make each episode more gripping than the last.

    Where to watch: Season 1 on Netflix. Season 2 on FX.

    12. Veep Season 7

    HBO

    Veep aired its final season this year and TBH, we're still sad it's over. After nearly a two-year break between Seasons 6 and 7, the hit HBO series returned stronger. While Selina ran for president yet again, the ensemble remained as witty and strong as ever.

    Where to watch: HBO.

    13. Barry Season 2

    HBO

    Season 1 of Barry proved that this show was going to be something special, but Season 2 knocked it out of the park. With incredible and witty writing coupled with an outstanding performance by Bill Hader, Barry continues to be one of the best comedy series currently airing.

    Where to watch: HBO.

    14. The Act

    Hulu

    The series follows Gypsy Blanchard and her relationship with her overprotective mother. After Gypsy discovers that her mother has been lying to her about her illness, the series takes an emotional and dark turn that eventually leads to murder. We've never sat on the edge of our seats more than while watching this limited series.

    Where to watch: Hulu.

    15. Shrill

    Hulu

    Starring Aidy Bryant, the series follows Annie, a writer who wants to change her life without having to change her body. The series beautifully deals with accepting your body no matter what the world may think. Shrill puts characters' complicated and flawed lives front and center and it's amazing to watch.

    Where to watch: Hulu.

    16. Killing Eve Season 2

    BBC America

    Killing Eve Season 2 effortlessly continued Eve and Villanelle's cat-and-mouse game. While Sandra Oh is amazing as Eve, Season 2 belonged to Jodie Comer as Villanelle. Truly, we've never loved a psychopathic assassin more and we're genuinely concerned about that.

    Where to watch: Season 1 on Hulu. Season 2 on BBC America.

    17. The Other Two

    Comedy Central

    This hilarious comedy follows siblings Brooke and Cary, who are a former professional dancer and an aspiring actor respectively. The duo is suddenly forced to deal with their younger brother's sudden rise as an internet pop singer. The series is criminally underrated and makes me laugh out loud during every episode. If you're fan of SNL-style satire, this is the show for you.

    Where to watch: Comedy Central.

    18. Sex Education

    Netflix

    The series follows Otis, the son of a sex therapist, who teams up with Maeve to open a sex therapy clinic at their high school. From the first episode, it's easy to instantly fall in love with these complex and flawed characters as they try to navigate their teenage years. Plus, who wouldn't love Gillian Anderson as a sex therapist?

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    19. GLOW Season 3

    Netflix

    GLOW Season 3 focused on our favorite Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling taking their show to Las Vegas. What's amazing is that a show about wrestling continues to tackle some of the toughest TV topics in a nuanced way. Taking a break from watching wrestling matches every episode, Season 3 dove deeper into character development and relationships.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    20. On My Block Season 2

    Netflix

    On My Block Season 2 dealt a lot with how precious life is and how you should make the most of it. An underrated Netflix series, On My Block continues to combine all of the great qualities of a comedy, thriller, and telenovela.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    21. Gentleman Jack

    HBO

    A fictional telling of the story of lesbian trailblazer Anne Lister, Gentleman Jack follows Anne's life in 1830s England and the struggles that come with being a lesbian in that time period. Suranne Jones brilliant brings Anne Lister to life and is equal parts heartbreaking and hilarious throughout Season 1. Also, if you love a good fourth-wall break, this show does it perfectly.

    Where to watch: HBO.

    22. Derry Girls Season 2

    Netflix

    A hidden Netflix gem, Derry Girls follows a group of Catholic school friends in Derry, Ireland during the height of the Northern Ireland conflict in the 1990s. Season 2 continues to effortlessly mash together witty humor with the serious issues facing Ireland during the time. Only Derry Girls could make a weekend where Catholics and Protestants try to get along hysterical.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    23. The Good Fight Season 3

    CBS All Access

    While The Good Fight is already on Season 3, the series finally feels like it's gaining momentum. This season included the addition of Michael Sheen and the departure of Rose Leslie, and it continued to be a brilliant drama that deals with real-life issues. Plus, Christine Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald sang a duet.

    Where to watch: CBS All Access.

    24. Pen15

    Hulu

    Pen15 follows two middle schoolers as they deal with all of the awkwardness that comes with being in seventh grade. What's hilarious about the show is that Maya and Anna are played by two adult actors. The young female friendship at the center of the series is a funny, genuine, and nostalgic.

    Where to watch: Hulu.

    25. Roswell, New Mexico

    The CW

    The show follows Liz Ortecho, who has recently returned to her hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, only to discover her high school crush is actually an alien. What makes this show so awesome is that it's got the feel of a classic '00s teen TV show mixed with the updated issues of 2019. Plus, an amazing soundtrack to accompany a good CW series is always a positive.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    26. The Umbrella Academy

    Netflix

    The Umbrella Academy follows a group of former child heroes who come back together after their adoptive father dies. Based on the comic books by Gerard Way, this series became an instant fan favorite this year. From the incredible soundtrack to the fresh take on superheroes, it was hard not to fall in love with The Umbrella Academy.

    Where to watch: Netflix.

    27. This Is Us Season 3

    NBC

    This Is Us Season 3 hit us right in the feels just like Seasons 1 and 2. Beth became an even bigger character in 2019 and was the center of the best Season 3 episodes. Susan Kelechi Watson delivered outstanding performances and we can't wait to see where she takes Beth next.

    Where to watch: Hulu.

    What have been your favorite TV shows of 2019 so far? Tell us in the comments below!