9 Most Anticipated Shows of Summer 2022 To Help You Survive This Year
With summer just around the horizon, anticipation for warm weather and outdoor activities is building. While the summer months are unquestionably ideal for hitting the beaches, they’re also ideal for staying up late watching amazing television. There’s something for everyone on all of the main streaming providers. This summer is shaping up to be another fantastic television season, with some of the most anticipated shows of the year already on the schedule.
House of the Dragon (August 21)
A prequel to Game of Thrones that takes place 200 years before the events of the show. The series will explore the Targaryen family’s reign as kings and queens, and how this tragic monarchy would set the stage for the events of Game of Thrones. While the last seasons of Game of Thrones disappointed viewers, many are confident that House of the Dragon would live up to the excellence of previous seasons. Fans are hoping that House of the Dragon, which has already received acclaim from G.R.R Martin, will be a positive conclusion to the iconic franchise.
Loot (June 24)
Molly Novak, a billionaire, hits rock bottom and tries to rediscover herself in this workplace comedy. Molly will embark on a bizarre philanthropic adventure through her own foundation, attempting to give away her immense wealth.
The program, which was created by famed Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard and stars Maya Rudolf, has the star power and artistic vision to be a big hit. Loot has already become one of the most anticipated comedies of 2022, despite the fact that only a few peeks of the show have been released thus far.
Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (September 2)
The Rings of Power will offer a never-before-seen peek into the land of Middle Earth, set in the Second Age of Middle Earth, 6 000 years before Frodo would come to carry the ring.
The Rings of Power is undoubtedly the most anticipated show of the summer, with a September 2 release date. With such a large budget and a star-studded cast, fans should expect fantastic fantasy stuff.
Only Murders in the Building: Season 2 (June 28)
The smash Hulu comedy-mystery returns for a second season. Only Killings in the Building tells the story of a group of true crime fans (Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin Short) who become entangled in a string of gruesome murders.
The show’s first season was critically acclaimed, receiving a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes. Fans of the program are hoping that the second season will feature the same wonderfully macabre humor and continue to highlight the show’s stars’ exceptional likeability.
Resident Evil (July 14)
Netflix will air a live-action TV drama based on the well-known Japanese horror video game. The drama will take place in the year 2036 and will follow Jade Wesker as she tries to survive in a world overrun by zombies.
Resident Evil will undoubtedly have a strong fan base as a hugely popular video game and film franchise. Despite the fact that Netflix previously published an unsatisfactory animated miniseries, fans are confident that the live-action show will do respect to the beloved game.
The Sandman (speculated)
After more than three decades of anticipation, fans of Neil Gaiman’s dark and mystical comic epic will finally be able to see The Sandman on television this year! Morpheus, the manifestation of Dream, and his immortal family The Endless are the focus of The Sandman. Morpheus must embark on a mission to restore his lost power and return to The Dreaming after a wizard cult unintentionally summons him in an attempt to trap his older sister Death.
Gaiman has been heavily involved in the production, and fans can rest confident that it will be faithful to the source material. While Netflix has not yet confirmed a release date, most sources believe the show will be released this summer after filming was completed last summer.
The Terminal List (July 1)
A film version of Jack Carr’s gripping military thriller. Chris Pratt will play an ex-Navy SEAL officer who is trying to figure out why his squad was assaulted in the episode.
Following the popularity of episodes like Reacher and Jack Ryan, The Terminal List has the potential to become the next chapter in Amazon Prime’s military action dramas. Fans of the book, Pratt, and high-octane escapades are eagerly anticipating the debut of this big-budget thriller.
The Umbrella Academy: Season 3 (June 23)
A dysfunctional superhero family tries to save the world in this film. The Umbrella Academy stars Elliot Page and is based on Gerard Way’s comic of the same name. This season will feature Javon Walton from Euphoria in the cast, and will pit The Umbrella Academy against The Sparrow Academy.
Fans of the first two seasons were treated to a big cliffhanger at the end of season two, and are eager to see what surprises and revelations await them in the third season. This hilarious superhero adventure, which will be released on June 23rd, will be a terrific way to kick off the summer.
Westworld: Season 4 (no date set)
The hit HBO sci-fi series’ fourth season depicts a near-future society of artificial intelligence and robot technology. The show is based on the same-named 1973 film and digs into the dark side of human nature.
Delays have pushed back the release date, which was earlier expected to be in March. While no particular date has been confirmed, star Jeffery Wright has assured fans of the hit show that it will air sometime this summer!