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It’s never easy to say goodbye. Especially when you’ve been watching a show religiously for years, investing deeply in the characters’ wins and woes. Sometimes it feels impossible to let go, even after the series finale airs. While you’re experiencing that first flush of withdrawal — lamenting, But what else is there to watch?! — you may want to try to fill that hole with another series that has similar themes and perhaps even influenced that show you loved so much.
Rotten Tomatoes is here to help. We’ve put together a list of shows we think will hook you when your favorites come to an end this year. As we say goodbye to beloved shows like Veep to Game of Thrones, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Big Bang Theory, Into the Badlands, and more, here are some stellar satires, dramas, sitcoms, and fantasy series we think you’ll love.
Keep up with our 2019 Finale Dates Calendar to learn when some of your favorite shows are scheduled to say their final farewells and come back to get to know some new titles that may help ease your separation anxiety.
Is your favorite TV show ending this year? Head to the comments and tell us what you recommend to replace it.