The Best TV Shows: 2018-2019 TV Seasonby rafatxeira98 | created - 8 months ago | updated - 4 days ago | Public
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1. Chernobyl (2019)
TV-MA | 330 min | Drama, History
In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.
HBO. Limited Rating: 10/10 Highlight: Episode 2 - Please Remain Calme
2. Escape at Dannemora (2018– )
TV-MA | 440 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An employee at a prison in upstate New York becomes romantically involved with a pair of inmates and helps them escape.
Showtime. Limited Rating: 10/10 Highlight: Part 5
3. Better Call Saul (2015– )
TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
AMC. Season 4 Rating: 9.5/10 Highlight: Episode 10 - Winner
4. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
HBO. Season 8 Rating: 9.5/10 Highlight: Episode 3 - The Long Night
5. Our Planet (2019)
TV-G | 403 min | Documentary
Documentary series focusing on the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America.
Star: David Attenborough
Netflix. Limited Rating: 9.5/10 Highlight: Episode 2 - Frozen Worlds
6. Veep (2012–2019)
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy
Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about.
HBO. Season 7 Rating: 9.5/10 Highlight: Episode 7 - Veep
7. Fleabag (2016– )
TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy.
Amazon. Season 2 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 1
8. Succession (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
Succession follows a dysfunctional American global-media family.
HBO. Season 1 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 6 - Which Side Are You On?
9. Daredevil (2015–2018)
TV-MA | 54 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night. Matt Murdock fights the crime of New York as Daredevil.
Netflix. Season 3 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 6 - The Devil You Know
10. Sharp Objects (2018)
TV-MA | 421 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A reporter confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to cover a violent murder.
HBO. Limited Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 7 - Falling
11. The Deuce (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.
HBO. Season 2 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 9 - Inside the Pretend
12. Maniac (2018)
TV-MA | 40 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.
Netflix. Limited Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 4 - Furs by Sebastian
13. The Haunting of Hill House (2018– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
Netflix. Season 1 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 6 - Two Storms
14. The Good Fight (2017– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama
When Diane Lockhart's life savings are lost, she must start from scratch at a new firm.
CBS All Access. Season 3 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 10 - The One About the end of the World
15. GLOW (2017– )
TV-MA | 35 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Netflix. Season 2 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 8 - The Good Twin
16. The Walking Dead (2010– )
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.
AMC. Season 9 Rating: 9.0/10 Highlight: Episode 15 - The Calm Before
17. Shameless (2011– )
TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama
A scrappy, fiercely loyal Chicago family makes no apologies.
Showtime. Season 9 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 14 - Found
18. Fosse/Verdon (2019)
TV-MA | 60 min | Biography, Drama, Music
An inside look at the romantic and creative partnership between influential choreographer/director, Bob Fosse, and Gwen Verdon, one of the greatest Broadway dancers of all time.
FX. Limited Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 5 - Where Am I Going
19. Catch-22 (2019– )
45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Limited series adaptation of the classic Joseph Heller novel. Follows Captain John Yossarian and airmen in World War II.
Hulu. Limited Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 6
20. The Affair (2014– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives.
Showtime. Season 4 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 9
21. This Is Us (2016– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A heartwarming and emotional story about a unique set of triplets, their struggles, and their wonderful parents.
NBC. Season 3 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episodes 11 & 12 - Songbird Road
22. BoJack Horseman (2014– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around" in the '90s, now he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.
Netflix. Season 5 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 6 - Free Churro
23. American Horror Story (2011– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse.
FX. Season 8 (Apocalypse) Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 6 - Return to Murder House
24. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )
TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law-abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life-changing prison can really be.
Netflix. Season 6 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 13 - Be Free
25. Vikings (2013– )
TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore - and raid - the distant shores across the ocean.
History. Season 5.2 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 20 - Ragnarok
26. Ramy (2019– )
30 min | Comedy
Ramy, the son of Egyptian immigrants, is on a spiritually conflicting journey in his New Jersey neighborhood, pulled between his Muslim community that thinks life is a constant test, his ... See full summary »
Hulu. Season 1 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 7 - Ne Me Quitte Pas
27. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
A woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City.
Netflix. Season 4.2 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 12 - Kimmy Says Bye!
28. Ozark (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
Netflix. Season 2 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 10 - The Gold Coast
29. Barry (2018– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
HBO. Season 2 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 5 - ronny/lilly
30. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy
Five friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish pub in Philadelphia.
FX. Season 13 Rating: 8.5/10 Highlight: Episode 4 - Time's Up for the Gang
31. Dynasties (2018– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Follow the true stories of five of the world's most celebrated, yet endangered animals; penguins, chimpanzees, lions, painted wolves and tigers. Each in a heroic struggle against rivals and... See full summary »
Star: David Attenborough
BBC. Limited Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 4 - Painted Wolf
32. The OA (2016– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Prairie returns home, now in her twenties with her sight restored. While many believe she is a miracle, others worry that she could be dangerous.
Netflix. Part II Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 4 - SYZYGY
33. House of Cards (2013–2018)
TV-MA | 51 min | Drama
A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.
Netflix. Season 6 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 5 - Chapter 70
34. Killing Eve (2018– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Thriller
After a series of events, the lives of a security operative and an assassin become inextricably linked.
BBC. Season 2 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 8 - You're Mine
35. Pose (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
Pose is set in the world of 1987 and "looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world."
FX. Season 1 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 8 - Mother of the Year
36. The Good Place (2016– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Four people and their otherworldly frienemy struggle in the afterlife to define what it means to be good.
NBC. Season 3 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 9 - Janet(s)
37. The Punisher (2017–2019)
TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle becomes the vigilante known as "The Punisher," with only one goal in mind: to avenge them.
Netflix. Season 2 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 13 - The Whirlwind
38. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017–2019)
TV-PG | 50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three Baudelaire children face trials and tribulations attempting to uncover dark family secrets.
Netflix. Season 3 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episodes 5 & 6 - The Penultimate Peril
39. Castlevania (2017– )
TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly creatures controlled by Dracula.
Netflix. Season 2 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 7 - For Love
40. Big Mouth (2017– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance
Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty.
Netflix. Season 2 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 5 - The Planned Parenthood Show
41. Modern Family (2009– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Three different but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.
ABC. Season 10 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 22 - A Year of Birthdays
42. Ray Donovan (2013– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama
Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family.
Showtime. Season 6 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 12 - The Dead
43. American Vandal (2017–2018)
TV-MA | 34 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.
Netflix. Season 2 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 8 - The Dump
44. Kidding (2018– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
Jeff, a famous children's television icon, struggles to retain his sanity as his family falls apart.
Showtime. Season 1 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 10 - Some Day
45. Russian Doll (2019– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A cynical young woman in New York City keeps dying and returning to the party that's being thrown in her honor on that same evening. She tries to find a way out of this strange time loop.
Netflix. Season 1 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 7 - The Way Out
46. Castle Rock (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series will intertwine characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Hulu. Season 1 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 7 - The Queen
47. Bob's Burgers (2011– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Bob Belcher, along with his wife and 3 children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant.
FOX. Season 9 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 22 - Yes Without My Zeke
48. Narcos: Mexico (2018– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama
The rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in Mexico.
Netflix. Season 1 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight: Episode 5 - The Columbian Connection
49. The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.
CBS. Season 12 Rating: 8.0/10 Highlight