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FALL 2019 TV SURVEY: 40 MOST ANTICIPATED NEW SHOWS

For Rotten Tomatoes’ annual Fall TV Survey, we asked thousands of our users what they’re most looking forward to in the coming TV season and to reflect on the best shows from seasons past.

Comic book, sci-fi, and fantasy titles dominate the top 10 most anticipated new titles of fall. And then there’s Helen Mirren as the Russian empress in upcoming HBO limited series Catherine the Great.

The Mandalorian took first place with 33.36% of the vote, while Watchmen was hot on its heels with 33.22%.

Some of these titles, like third place Carnival Row (31%), are already running or have just launched on streaming services, so you can already start checking out a few of the new series Rotten Tomatoes users said they’re most interested in this fall.

Disagree with the survey results? Tell us in the comments who you think should have made the list or have been ranked higher.

Adjusted Score: -0.397%
Synopsis: Godfather of Harlem recounts the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Academy Award®-winner Forest Whitaker), who in the... [More]
Directed By: John Ridley

#39
Synopsis: Dollface follows Jules (Kat Dennings), a young woman who - after being dumped by her longtime boyfriend - must deal... [More]
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Synopsis: A strong-willed dad navigates the stress of the holiday season when his daughter brings her new boyfriend home for Christmas... [More]
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Adjusted Score: -0.397%
Synopsis: Based on a best-selling book, this true crime docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered... [More]
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Diagnosis: Season 1 (2019)
100%

#36
Adjusted Score: 89.272%
Synopsis: Dr. Lisa Sanders crowdsources diagnoses for rare and mysterious medical conditions in a documentary series based on her New York... [More]
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Synopsis: Only child Julia Bechley finds out she has nearly a hundred siblings as an adult after her father, a reknowned... [More]


Synopsis: Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political... [More]
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Adjusted Score: -0.198%
Synopsis: When zombies and monsters invade his hometown, a scrappy boy teams up with his friends to survive the apocalypse. Based... [More]

Synopsis: Wiped clean of memories and thrown together, a group of strangers fight to survive harsh realities -- and the island... [More]

Synopsis: A sci-fi series about a single mother raising a son with special abilities.... [More]
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Adjusted Score: -0.099%
Synopsis: Bob, a middle-aged compression sock salesman falls in love with his cardiac nurse Abishola, a Nigerian immigrant, and tries to... [More]

Synopsis: A former Princeton music professor finds his destiny with an offbeat church choir in a small town. When Arthur Cochran... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.099%
Synopsis: A widower and single father finds out that he is considered a "unicorn" when he begins dating again a year... [More]

#26
Synopsis: High school isn?t the end of the world... until it is. In this post-apocalyptic, genre-bending series, the city of Glendale,... [More]
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Adjusted Score: -0.099%
Synopsis: Despite a tumultuous past, Sydney Strait joins her father's law firm to fight for the greater good. After years of... [More]

Adjusted Score: 75.19%
Critics Consensus: While not quite as impressive as its legendary subject matter, An American Saga is a beautifully rendered and raw exploration of the Wu-Tang journey.
Synopsis: Wu-Tang: An American Saga is set in 1990s New York City during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic and... [More]

#23
Adjusted Score: -0.198%
Synopsis: A courthouse drama following the judges, district attorneys and public defenders contending with a flawed justice system in L.A.... [More]

#22
Adjusted Score: 65.182%
Critics Consensus: Though Why Women Kill falls short of its ambitious premise, fans of Marc Cherry and his impressive cast will find much to like it its darkly soapy and stylish delights.
Synopsis: A dark comedy exploring how the roles of women have changed focuses on a 1960s housewife, a socialite in the... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.099%
Synopsis: A woman embarks on a unique second act after raising her children, getting divorced and retiring from teaching: pursuing her... [More]

#20
Adjusted Score: 99.86%
Critics Consensus: Heartbreaking and powerful, Unbelievable transcends familiar true-crime beats by shifting its gaze to survivors of abuse, telling their stories with grace and gravity.
Synopsis: After a teen reports being raped, then recants her story, two female detectives follow evidence that could reveal the truth.... [More]
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#19
Adjusted Score: -0.099%
Synopsis: Rainbow recounts her mixed-race family's experiences moving from a hippie commune to the suburbs in the 1980s.... [More]

Lincoln (0)

#18
Synopsis: A brilliant former NYPD detective and a talented rookie partner to hunt a notorious serial killer. Lincoln Rhyme was at... [More]

#17
Synopsis: A character-driven genre thriller that centers around a police chief who takes in a young child that she finds near... [More]

Adjusted Score: 82.662%
Critics Consensus: Though it may not win many new converts, fans of Danny McBride will find much to praise in The Righteous Gemstones's darkly hilarious pews.
Synopsis: This comedy series tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.099%
Synopsis: A mystery drama about the fabled 18-year-old sleuth, whose college plans are delayed due to the death of her mother.... [More]
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Synopsis: A man who's burned out on life and love undergoes a mysterious treatment, only to find that he's been replaced... [More]
Starring: Paul Rudd
Directed By: Jonathan Dayton

Adjusted Score: -0.397%
Synopsis: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers... [More]

Synopsis: The origin story of the CIA black ops program that created Jason Bourne.... [More]
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Creepshow: Season 1 (2019)
100%

#11
Adjusted Score: 69.434%
Synopsis: The anthology series, based on the iconic 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero, features... [More]
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#10
Adjusted Score: -0.397%
Synopsis: A psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses... [More]

Adjusted Score: -1%
Synopsis: Set against the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of Russian empress Catherine the Great, who wielded supreme power throughout... [More]
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Adjusted Score: -0.099%
Synopsis: The adventures of an Army veteran-turned-private investigator in Portland, Ore.... [More]

Synopsis: An adaptation of Philip Pullman's acclaimed trilogy "His Dark Materials," considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction. The first series... [More]
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Adjusted Score: 91.447%
Critics Consensus: An epic fantasy adventure that will please old and new fans alike, Age of Resistance expertly builds on the lore of The Dark Crystal, crafting compelling new mythos without losing sight of the humanity at the story's heart.
Synopsis: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all new adventure. When three Gelfling... [More]

Synopsis: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more... [More]
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Batwoman: Season 1 (2019)
60%

#4
Adjusted Score: 29.757%
Synopsis: With Gotham in despair after the mysterious disappearance of Batman, Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) returns home and becomes a dark... [More]
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#3
Adjusted Score: 61.249%
Critics Consensus: Beautiful, but bloated, Carnival Row boasts meticulously crafted mythology and luscious world building -- unfortunately its story of haves and have nots simply has too much going on.
Synopsis: With a serial killer loose on Carnival Row, and a government that turns a blind eye to the deaths of... [More]

#2
Synopsis: Damon Lindelof (The Leftovers, Lost) creates a modern-day re-imagining of Alan Moore's groundbreaking graphic novel about masked vigilantes.... [More]
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