The TV landscape is changing, and with new shows coming out every year, it’s hard to know what to expect. With that said, here is a list of some of the most anticipated TV shows for 2022.
Olivia Pope | Designated Survivor
Pope is a fictional character on the ABC show Designated Survivor, which is a sequel to the series 24. She was created by Kiefer Sutherland and will be played by Emmy Rossum in the upcoming season six. This show follows Olivia Pope’s return to Washington D.C., as she takes over her old job at the White House. The show will explore how she handles the pressures involved in being back in power, along with the inner turmoil that comes with such a high-profile position.
UnReal | Game of Thrones spinoff
This show has been described as “Game of Thrones meets The Bachelor” and is set to air on Lifetime starting in October.
The series follows Quinn King, who must lead her team of reality stars through the production of a life-altering season for themselves after finding out about their scripted storylines. This show has been described as “Game of Thrones meets The Bachelor” and is set to air on Lifetime starting in October.
20th Century Women | Justified spinoff
-The show follows the story of three women living in different decades. Each woman is a story that is told as a series of flashbacks. The show will explore financial and social changes, as well as the women’s relationships with their families and each other. The show is set to air on Amazon Prime starting in 2019.
Outlander | Con Man
This show takes place after the events of Outlander, following an actor who has been tasked with playing Jamie Fraser on a popular Starz TV series. He finds out that he doesn’t want to play Jamie Fraser anymore, so he runs back to Scotland and tries to find his way back home without being caught by the press or anyone else who might try to imprison him for treason. The show will air on BBC One and HBO starting in September 2020.
The Cool Kids | Modern Family spinoff
The Cool Kids tells the story of how a family of cool and fabulously wealthy kids deals with life in high school. This show is set to air on ABC in the fall of 2022.
Escape at Dannemora | Prison Break prequel
-This show follows the escape of two convicts from a New York correctional facility in 2015. The show is set to premiere on Fox with actor Benicio del Toro in the lead role of “Lincoln Burrows” and Patricia Arquette as “Nicky Barnes.”
Good Omens | Show based on the book by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
This show is an adaptation of a book written by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Who is also writing the show? The story revolves around the apocalypse and follows a group of angels, demons, and humans raising a child together to prevent Armageddon. In addition to being based on. One of the most popular books of all time, this show has also received critical acclaim.
Black Lightening| Lucifer prequel
Black Lightning follows Jefferson Pierce as he returns to his hometown of Freeland, where he must now protect his family and fight crime as the Black Lightning. This TV series is a spinoff of The CW’s hit show, superhero drama, “The Flash.”
I’m Dying Up Here | This Is Us prequel
The I’m Dying Up Here prequel is a new show that will follow the life of comedian Jimmie Fails. Who co-founded the famous L.A. comedy club The Comedy Store. This show is set to air on Showtime in late 2019 and will center around his rise as a talent agent and his controversial relationship with Jerry Lewis.
Black Mirror | Season 5
Season 5 of Black Mirror is set to be released sometime in 2022 and will feature six episodes based on different themes. Like technology, love, and humanity. Director David Slade has also been announced to direct four of these episodes. While other episodes are directed by Joe Wright and Toby Haynes.
Taken | Season 4
Taken’s fourth season is set to release in October of 2022. Bringing back Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills along with Famke Janssen as the series’ female lead Maggie. The show promises more gut-wrenching action for its fans as it continues its revenge saga.
The Deuce | Westworld prequel.
This show will be a prequel to the HBO series Westworld. The Deuce follows the rise of the porn industry in the 1970s. New York and will air on HBO starting in September.