As 2022 ends, it’s been another fascinating and brilliant year for online platforms and binge watchers. This year’s series brought excellent writing, emotional character journeys, and creative plots and plot twists. While some shows concluded and some just began, there were also moments where you cried for a character and moments where you found a relatable one. In this article, we are going to look at the top 10 TV shows of 2022 you must watch.

Stranger Things Season 4 (Netflix)

Stranger Things Season 4 (Netflix)
Stranger Things Season 4 (Netflix)

Starring – Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, David Harbour, and more.

American science fiction horror drama series Stranger Things Season 4 is set in March 1986, after the events of the third season. The first plotline follows several teenagers who are killed in enigmatic ways in Hawkins and Eddie Munson is the prime suspect. Then the other storyline involves Eleven visiting a secret facility with Dr. Martin and Sam to regain her powers, looking at the imminent danger to her friends because of the Hawkins events. The third plot line reveals that Hopper might still be alive. In the meantime, Hopper is in a Soviet prison camp where he and other inmates are compelled to battle a Demogorgon captured by the Russians.

Heartstopper (Netflix)

Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 - Heartstopper (Netflix)
Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 – Heartstopper (Netflix)

Starring – Kit Connor, Joe Locke, William Gao, Yasmin Finney, and more.

British coming-of-age comedy-drama TV series Heartstopper is an adaptation of Alice Oseman’s graphic novel of the same name. The story focuses on a gay school-going boy Charlie Spring who falls for his classmate Nick Nelson. It also explores the lives of Tao, Elle, Tara, and Darcy.

Severance (Apple TV+)

Severance (Apple TV+)
Severance (Apple TV+)

Starring – Adam Scott, Zach Cherry, Britt Lower, Tramell Tillman, and more.

American science fiction psychological thriller Severance is created by Dan Erickson and directed by Ben Stiller and Aoife McArdle. A biotech corporation, Lumon Industries utilizes a mindwipe medical procedure called severance to split the consciousness of their employees between their work and outside life. One employee, Mark gradually unravels a web of conspiracy.

Better Call Saul Season 6 (Netflix)

Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 - Better Call Saul Season 6 (Netflix)
Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 – Better Call Saul Season 6 (Netflix)

Starring – Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, and more.

Better Call Saul is a prequel, sequel, and spin-off of Breaking Bad. The season presents the further evolution of Jimmy into the eponymous role, of criminal lawyer Saul Goodman, as he and his spouse Kim Wexler execute their plan to destroy the career of Howard to compel a resolution of the Sandpiper case.

All of Us Are Dead (Netflix)

All of Us Are Dead (Netflix)
All of Us Are Dead (Netflix)

Starring – Yoon Chan-young, Park Ji-hu, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, and more.

South Korean coming-of-age zombie apocalypse series All of Us Are Dead takes place at a high school as a zombie apocalypse abruptly breaks out and threatens the security of the students. The series is based on Joo Dong-geun’s Naver webtoon of the same name.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Amazon Prime Video)

Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 - The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Amazon Prime Video)
Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 – The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Amazon Prime Video)

Starring – Morfydd Clark, Lenny Henry, Dylan Smith, Markella Kavenagh, and more.

American fantasy series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s novel The Lord of the Rings. It is set thousands of years before the events of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The series begins during a period of relative peace and encompasses all the major events of Middle Earth’s Second Age such as the rise of the Dark Lord Sauron, the forging of the Rings of Power, the fall of Numenor, and the last alliance between Men and Elves.

Bridgerton Season 2 (Netflix)

Bridgerton Season 2 (Netflix)
Bridgerton Season 2 (Netflix)

Starring – Simone Ashley, Jonathan Bailey, Shelley Conn, Nicola Coughlan, and more.

Season 2 of Bridgerton follows the love story of enemies to lovers, Viscount Anthony Bridgerton’s quest for a viscountess. The eldest Bridgerton is looking for a wife who will watch after his house and be a good mother to his children, as he believes how a wife should be. However, what he is not looking for a true love match, and that is what he finds.

House of the Dragon (HBO)

Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 - House of the Dragon (HBO)
Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 – House of the Dragon (HBO)

Starring – Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Emma D’Arcy, Rhys ifans, and more.

American fantasy drama series House of the Dragon was created by George Martin and Ryan Condal. This series is a prequel to Game of Thrones. It is the second series of the A Song of Ice and Fire franchise. The series is based on George R. R. Martin’s 2018 novel Fire & Blood. It is set about 100 years after the Seven Kingdoms are united by the Targaryen invasion. The show portrays the events leading up to the starting of the decline of House Targaryen, a destructive war of succession called “Dance of the Dragons”.

The White Lotus Season 2 (HBO)

The White Lotus Season 2 (HBO)
The White Lotus Season 2 (HBO)

Starring – F. Murray Abraham, Jennifer Coolidge, Adam DiMarco, Tom Hollander, and more.

The White Lotus Season 2 was filmed in Sicily. Most of the guests seem to be on vacation on the trailer, at the new White Lotus property. We also get to see some of the known faces such as Tanya and Greg. When Greg says to Tanya “You bring your assistant to a vacation with your husband”, Tanya responds “It’s not like she’s gonna be in our bed and stuff.”

This is Going to Hurt (BBC One)

Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 - This is Going to Hurt (BBC One)
Top 10 TV Shows of 2022 – This is Going to Hurt (BBC One)

Starring – Ben Whishaw, Ambika Mod, Alex Jennings, Michele Austin, and more.

British medical comedy-drama television series This is Going to Hurt is based on Adam Kay’s memoir of the same name. The series focuses on the lives of a group of junior doctors working on a National Health Service hospital’s gynecology and obstetrics ward. It profiles their personal and professional lives and explores their emotional outcomes of working under a stressful work atmosphere. The series follows the stories of Adam Kay and Shruti Acharya as they work through the status of the hospital hierarchy.

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