The 10 Best TV Shows of 2019

Succession, Watchmen and When They See Us were among this year’s most captivating series

a collage of the main characters in 2019's best tv shows
With more shows to choose from than ever before in 2019, programs like Succession, Watchmen, When They See Us and Fleabag rose to the top. Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Sources: Amazon, HBO, Netflix

With Peak TV still not close to peaking—the number of scripted series airing this year likely topped 500 for the first time ever, and is expected to rise even higher in 2020—it’s impossible not to feel overwhelmed by the endless onslaught of new content that arrives on a daily basis.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.