9 Shows to Catch Up on Ahead of the 2019 Emmys (PHOTOS)

Meaghan Darwish

We'll have to wait until September for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards (and July for the nominations), but it's never too early to familiarize yourself with the shows likely to be contenders in the awards race.

From limited series to streaming shows featuring A-list stars, the competition for TV's highest honor has ramped up over the years. And with premium channels wielding a lot of the weight — look no further than HBO over the years with shows like The SopranosGame of Thrones and Westworld — network TV has less of a hold on the winner's podium these days.

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Click through the gallery above for nine shows you should check out ahead of the Emmys.