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There is no doubt that television is where it is these days. Watching TV shows in excess was a saving grace for many of us during the lockdown, hugely helped by the fact that TV these days is so wildly good. Good news, friends, there are many more amazing TV shows on the way in 2022.

From recurring favorites to brand new original series, 2022 is a huge year for television. Here are just some of the programs you should put on your watchlist.

Top TV series to keep an eye on in 2022

Euphoria – Season 2

Euphoria is finally back in 2022 after too long an absence. In season 2, we will see things pick up speed after the dramatic season finale, where Rue fell off the wagon and Jules tried to flee the city. Will they fix things in season 2? We will find out soon!

Release Date: January 10, 2022

Where to see in Australia: Binge

Ozark – Season 4

Netflix’s dark drama series Ozark is back in 2022 with Jason Bateman, Laura Linney and all your favorites on the way back.

The fourth and final season will be split into two parts, the first of which will find Marty and Wendy dealing with the bloody aftermath of the season 3 finale. There is widespread speculation that many, if not all, of the characters will die this season, but we will not have to wait much longer to find out who bites into it.

Release Date: January 21, 2022

How to see in Australia: Netflix

Pam and Tommy

Pam and Tommy digs into the scandal that changed the lives of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee. The duo got married after only 96 hours of knowing each other and were subsequently caught in a sextape scandal.

Release Date: February 2022

Where to see in Australia: Disney +

Outlander – Season 6

Outlander, Yes Outlander!, is finally back for its sixth season in 2022.

Season 6 is believed to draw inspiration from Diana Gabaldon’s book An echo in the bone and deal with the aftermath of Claire’s kidnapping. It is Outlander so we can probably expect some more naughty scenes in the sixth season.

Release Date: March 7, 2022

Where to see in Australia: Foxtel

Stranger Things 4

Another TV show that is guaranteed to park us all on the couch in 2022 is Stranger Things 4. It’s been a long wait between seasons, but in season 4 we’ll see the band enjoy Spring break and finally learn what happened to Hopper. Of course, some strange things are also going on.

Release Date: Winter 2022

Where to see in Australia: Netflix

The Crown – Season 5

Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown
Photo: Netflix

Kronen will be back with a lot of fresh faces to tackle the recent events in Queen Elizabeth II’s life. Imelda Staunton will take over the role of Queen, and Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki will take over the reins of government from Emma Corrin as Princess Diana.

Season 5 is set to be a big season with the division of three royal marriages and a handful of new prime ministers.

Release Date: November 2022

Where to see in Australia: Netflix

Bridgerton – Season 2

Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton definitely took the world by storm when it was released on Netflix thanks to a careful balance between period drama, steamy sex scenes and overly attractive cast members. Will we get more of this in season 2? Absolutely.

Release Date: 2022

Where to see in Australia: Netflix

Ted Lasso – Season 3

ted lasso cast
Image: Apple

One of the most delightful shows in modern memory comes back in 2022, and after the shocking finale of Ted Lassos second season, the third season will definitely be a big one.

Will Roy and Keely’s relationship survive? Will Nate get redemption? Will Richmond win the championship? Hopefully we do not have to wait too long into 2022 to find out.

Release Date: 2022

Where to see in Australia: Apple TV +


she-hulk marvel disney +
Photo: Marvel Studios

The Marvel Disney + train is not slowing down in 2022, and a new TV show we’ll be looking forward to is Hun-Hulk. The series stars Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who gets the same condition as Bruce Banners Hulk.

Release Date: 2022

Where to see in Australia: Disney +

Dragon’s House

Game of Thrones fans have something big to look forward to in 2022, when the first of many Westeros-based TV shows hits the screens. Dragon’s House take a look at the Targaryens in their prime, who reigned with fire and blood. Also expect many more kites.

Release Date: 2022

Where to see in Australia: TBC

The last of us

the last of us TV shows 2022
Image: HBO

The last of us is set to become one of the biggest video game-to-screen adaptations yet. The beloved post-apocalyptic game gets screen treatment from HBO, where Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann write, and Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsay as the iconic duo of Joel and Ellie.

If anyone can get this game right, it’s them, but we’ll find out (hopefully) in 2022.

Release Date: 2022/2023

Where to see in Australia: TBC

This is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to new TV shows in 2022. Keep an eye on this post because we will be updating it with more new TV shows that you can add to your list in the coming months.

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