The Best and Worst 2019 Fall TV Shows—According to You

After each new series premiered, we asked and you voted

By Chris Harnick Oct 18, 2019 5:00 PMTags
New Shows - Nancy Drew, Stumptown, Batwoman, Evil, Carol’s Second ActKharen Hill/The CW, ABC/Matthias Clamer, Jordon Nuttall/The CW, Victoria Will/CBS, Sonja Flemming/CBS

The leaves are changing, the temperature is dipping and the new fall shows have all made their TV debuts.

This year, the broadcast networks—ABC, CBS, Fox, The CW and NBC—rolled out just 16 offerings, and there's already been a cancellation. Sorry, a move online. New episodes of Sunnyside, the Kal Penn comedy on NBC, will drop on, the app and Hulu every Thursday while the series is shopped around for a new home. One new show has already gotten a full season order, Fox's Prodigal Son starring Tom Payne, Michael Sheen and Bellamy Young.

After each series premiere, we asked you, dear readers, to weigh in on the shows by voting in several polls. The question was simple: Did you love or hate the show you just watched?

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What follows is your official ranking of the best and worst new shows of the fall 2019 TV season. The results? Well, they're a bit surprising.

See for yourself below.

16. Sunnyside (NBC)

Loved it: 56.82 percent
Hated it: 43.18 percent

15. Bless the Harts (Fox)

Loved it: 63.41 percent
Hated it: 36.59 percent

14. Bob Hearts Abishola (CBS)

Loved it: 67.55 percent
Hated it: 32.45 percent

123. Carol's Second Act (CBS)

Loved it: 68.80 percent
Hated it: 31.20 percent

12. Nancy Drew (The CW)

Loved it: 69.08 percent
Hated it: 30.92 percent

11. Batwoman (The CW)

Loved it: 70.02 percent
Hated it: 29.98 percent

10. Evil (CBS)

Loved it: 72.11 percent
Hated it: 27.89 percent

9. Perfect Harmony (NBC)

Loved it: 72.92 percent
Hated it: 27.08 percent

8. All Rise (CBS)

Loved it: 75.16 percent
Hated it: 24.84 percent

7. Bluff City Law (NBC)

Loved it: 77.16 percent
Hated it: 22.84 percent

6. The Unicorn (CBS)

Loved it: 77.83 percent
Hated it: 22.17 percent

5. Emergence (ABC)

Loved it: 78.04 percent
Hated it: 56 21.96 percent

4. Mixed-ish (ABC)

Loved it: 78.52 percent
Hated it: 21.48 percent

3. Almost Family (Fox)

Loved it: 81.80 percent
Hated it: 18.20 percent

2. Stumptown (ABC)

Loved it: 87.98 percent
Hated it: 12.02 percent

1. Prodigal Son (Fox)

Loved it: 91.47 percent
Hated it: 37 8.53 percent

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