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  • Television-tracking app TV Time provided a list of the most anticipated returning shows of 2019.
  • The list includes HBO’s “True Detective” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” now at NBC.


It’s been nearly 4 years since the second season of HBO’s “True Detective” aired, and fans of the anthology crime drama are eager for its upcoming new season starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali. 

There are a lot of new shows to look forward to in 2019, but there are also plenty of returning shows coming that audiences are excited for. To determine the most anticipated returning series of 2019, we turned to television-tracking app TV Time, which ranked the most followed shows based on its over 13 million global users.

The anticipated shows included “Cosmos,” the final seasons of “Gotham” and “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” now on NBC after Fox canceled it earlier this year.

Below are the eight most anticipated returning TV shows of 2019: