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Top 31 Characters of January 2019

"Sex Education" is taking over! Netflix

January took five years to get through, but we all officially made it! The first month of 2019 was cold, snowy and grey so it's no surprise that TV Time users wanted to stay inside and binge-watch TV instead of braving the outdoors. And January was full of some great new shows and classics.

Thanks to Netflix releasing the hit first season of Sex Education and fans still obsessing over the newly acquired You from Lifetime, the majority of the top 31 characters that TV Time users were digging this month were from those series along with usual hits like Riverdale and Friends. But scroll through to see who else cracked the list this month!


Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail), Peach Salinger (Shay Mitchell)

Sex Education

Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield), Maeve Wiley (Emma Mackey), Eric Effoing (Ncuti Gatwa)

The Punisher

Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine 

Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg)

The Good Place 

Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell)


Fallon Carrington (Elizabeth Gillies)


Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart), Jughead Jones (Cole Sprouse), Archie Andrews (KJ Apa)


Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis)

How I Met Your Mother

Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris)


Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry), Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc)


Dick Grayson (Brenton Thwaites)

Gossip Girl 

Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick)


Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles)

How To Get Away With Murder

Annalise Keating (Viola Davis)

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Sunny Baudelaire (Presley Smith), Violet Baudelaire (Malina Weissman)

The Big Bang Theory

Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons)

Grey's Anatomy

Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo)

The Good Doctor

Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore)


Bjorn Lothbrok (Alexander Ludwig)

The Flash

Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), Leonard Snart (Wentworth Miller)


Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell)

See the full ranking list below:

1. Penn Badgley, "Joe Goldberg" You

2. Asa Butterfield "Otis Milburn" Sex Education

3. Jon Bernthal "Frank Castle" Marvel's The Punisher

4. Andy Samberg "Jake Peralta" Brooklyn Nine-Nine

5. Elizabeth Lail "Guinevere Beck" You

6. Emma Mackey "Maeve Wiley" Sex Education

7. Ncuti Gatwa "Eric Effoing" Sex Education

8. Kristen Bell "Eleanor Shellstrop" The Good Place

9. Elizabeth Gillies "Fallon Carrington" Dynasty

10. Lili Reinhart "Betty Cooper" Riverdale

11. Tom Ellis "Lucifer Morningstar" Lucifer

12. Neil Patrick Harris "Barney Stinson" How I Met Your Mother

13. Matthew Perry "Chandler Bing" Friends

14. Brenton Thwaites "Dick Grayson" Titans

15. Cole Sprouse "Judhead Jones" Riverdale

16. Leighton Meester "Blair Waldorf" Gossip Girl

17. Matt LeBlanc "Joey Tribbiani" Friends

18. Jensen Ackles "Dean Winchester" Supernatural

19. Viola Davis "Annalise Keating" How to Get Away with Murder

20. Shay Mitchell "Peach Salinger" You

21. Presley Smith "Sunny Baudelaire" A Series of Unfortunate Events

22. Jim Parsons "Sheldon Cooper" The Big Bang Theory

23. Ellen Pompeo "Meredith Grey" Grey's Anatomy

24. Ed Westwick "Chuck Bass" Gossip Girl

25. Freddie Highmore "Dr. Shaun Murphy" The Good Doctor

26. Alexander Ludwig "Bjorn Lothbrok" Vikings

27. K.J. Apa "Archie Andrews" Riverdale

28. Grant Gustin "Barry Allen" The Flash

29. Wentworth Miller "Leonard Snart" The Flash

30. Malina Weissman "Violet Baudelaire" A Series of Unfortunate Events

31. Stephen Amell "Oliver Queen" Arrow

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