Aside from all the amazing films slated for release this year, 2019 also promises the return of some of our favorite series, as well as the premiere of new ones that we're sure to add into our list of things to binge-watch! Time to start marking your calendars and starting your countdowns, as we're giving you 10 of the most awaited series and season premieres this year!
For its 6th season, Brooklyn Nine-Nine will be moving to NBC, where it will continue to follow Jake Peralta and the rest of NYPD Detectives of the 99th precinct. It stars Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, and more.
Carmen Sandiego follows the titular character - described as a modern-day Robin Hood - as she travels the world, stealing V.I.L.E. to give back to its victims. The 20-episode series is based on a game show and will be featuring the voice of Gina Rodriguez.
Set in the Joseon Period, Kingdom centers on a crown prince who must save the people of his kingdom from a mysterious plague that turns anyone infected by it into monsters. The drama is directed by Kim Seong Hun and stars Ju Ji Hoon, Bae Doona, Ryu Seung Yong, Kim Sang Ho, and Heo Joon Ho.
Stream it on: Netflix
4. Touch Your Heart
For those who loved them in Goblin, Lee Dong Wook and Yoo In Na will be working together again in Touch Your Heart. It follows Oh Yoon Seo, a popular actress, whose career starts to decline after getting caught in a scandal with someone from a chaebol family. After hearing that a famous screenwriter wants her for a lead role of a secretary in drama, she is asked to work as a secretary for lawyer Kwon Jung Rok to gain experience for the role.
5. The Umbrella Academy, Season 1 Premieres on: February 15
A live-action series based on the graphic novels by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba, The Umbrella Academy centers on a family of 6 thirty-something members who must reunite to solve the mystery surrounding the death of their father. It stars Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert SHeehan, David Castañeda, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Britton, and Mary J. Blige.
Stream it on: Netflix
6. American Gods, Season 2 Premieres on: March 10
American Gods is based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel of the same name, following Shadow Moon, a former convict hired to be the bodyguard and the driver for a man named Mr. Wednesday for a mission across the country. It stars Ian McShane, Ricky Whittle and Emily Browning.
The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones will have 6 episodes and is said to have a running time of 90 minutes per episode. No information has been released yet regarding on the plot of the season, but we can expect for it to bring together characters who have never met before as they face the Army of the Dead in one big battle. The show stars Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, and more.
Released on New Year's day, the third season of Stranger Things is set in summer of 1985. No plot information has been released regarding the upcoming season, but we do know that it will have 8 episodes in an episode title reveal they released recently. The show stars Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Charlie Heaton, and more.
Following the release of Bandersnatch, the series' first interactive episode, none of has been announced yet on when they will be launching season 5. However, we can expect it's coming, as they have already made the season announcement as early as March of last year.
The third season of The Crown will be covering the years from 1964 to 1976, and will be putting the spotlight more on the royal couple's children and the younger members of the family. As it will show Her Majesty and Prince Philip already in their fifties, Claire Foy and Matt Smith will no longer be reprising their roles and will be replaced by Olivia Coleman and Tobias Menzies. They will be joined by Helena Bonham Carter, Josh O' Connor, Marion Bailey, and more.