Metacritic Reports The 20 Best New TV Shows of 2022 So Far
We rank the best-reviewed first-year TV shows (including limited series and specials) debuting during the first half of 2022.
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My Brilliant Friend: Season 3
February 28, 2022
Set in the 1970s, the third season subtitled: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay finds Elena as a successful author while her friend Lila, works in a meat factory.
Better Call Saul: Season 6
April 18, 2022
The sixth and final season of the Breaking Bad spin-off will air the fist seven episodes beginning on April 18 and the final six episodes beginning on July 11.
Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel
April 1, 2022
The third stand-up special for Jerrod Carmichael was recorded at New York City's Blue Note Jazz Club.
Barry: Season 3
April 24, 2022
Barry finds it's not just other people stopping him from leaving his past behind in the third season of the dark comedy from Bill Hader and Alec Berg.
Better Things: Season 5
February 28, 2022
The fifth and final season finds Sam juggling her career, her growing children and the difficulties of aging affecting her mother as well as herself.
Atlanta: Season 3
March 24, 2022
Earn, Alfred, Darius and Van are on tour in Europe as they deal with the challenges of their new environment.
Evil: Season 3
June 12, 2022
Kristin and David deal with what happened in the end of season two as well with the “Entity,” the Catholic church's espionage element. While Ben seeks help from his sister.
This Is Going To Hurt: Season 1
June 2, 2022
The adaptation of Adam Kay's memoir of the same name follows Adam (Ben Whishaw) as he deals with the challenges of working the OB-GYN ward of a British NHS hospital. [Premiered originally in the UK on BBC One on 8 Feb 2022 and in the US on AMC+/Sundance Now on 2 Jun 2022]
Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock: Season 1
January 21, 2022
Gobo, Red, Boober, Mokey, Wembley and Uncle Travelling Matt return with new music and adventures in this reboot of the "Fraggle Rock" series.
Hacks: Season 2
May 12, 2022
Deborah and Ava work on Deborah's new stand-up routine as they travel across the country in the second season of the dark comedy.