10 Highly Anticipated Streaming Shows In Summer 2022

The only thing hotter in the coming months than summer temperatures are all the new show announcements from streaming services. With so many amazing shows to come over the next few months, it’s certainly wise to cancel some of those outdoor plans for a night instead. And judging by the line-up, the streaming wars are about to get a whole lot more interesting.

The best part is there’s a show for just about everyone. Fandom nerds can rejoice as some of their beloved franchises prepare for their small screen debut, including the highly anticipated Obi Wan Kenobi miniseries and Amazon The Lord of the Rings series. There’s even a plethora of teen rom-coms premiering this summer, which is sure to set sky-high summer love standards for everyone.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi – May 27

Broadcast on Disney+


Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Disney Plus show

When Disney and Lucasfilm announced they were making standalone spinoff movies, fans hoped their beloved Jedi Master Obi-Wan would be included. Sadly, that didn’t happen, but fans are getting something even better: a six-episode miniseries streaming exclusively on Disney+.

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About a decade after the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) lives in exile on Tatooine where he keeps a close eye on young Luke Skywalker. However, when Ben learns that Darth Vader is hunting down the surviving Jedi, he leaves Tatooine for a new adventure.


Ms. Marvel – June 8

Broadcast on Disney+


Iman Vellani unanimously chosen as Ms. Marvel

The Marvel TV Cinematic Universe expands this summer with the release of Mrs. Marvel. The miniseries follows Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a high school student and big fan of the Avengers, especially Captain Marvel. Kamala’s struggle to come to terms with her fears only gets worse when she discovers she has superheroes as her idols.

The miniseries is set to release weekly starting June 8. Although there are only six episodes planned for the series, fans need not worry as Kamala will debut next year when Wonders is released.

The Summer I Became Pretty – June 17

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video


The Summer I Became Pretty Amazon Prime Video Series

After the success of To all the boys franchise, it’s no surprise bestselling author Jenny Han is seeing another one of her beloved young adult novels being adapted, this time as a TV show. The summer when I became pretty will bring Han’s beloved characters to life on Amazon Prime Video starting June 17.


The teen series is part coming-of-age story and part romantic drama, which means it’s perfect for a summer sleepover. Set during summer vacation, the show follows Belly as she returns to her family’s beach house to reconnect with her summertime friends. However, her reconnection becomes complicated when she finds herself in a love triangle with two brothers.

Boo Bitch – July 8th

Streaming on Netflix


Lana Condor and Mason Versaw in Boo Bitch

Lana Condor returns to Netflix this summer with her new mini-series boo female dog premieres July 8. The miniseries was created by a team of writers whose credits include Netflix On my block and free form The fat guy.

The miniseries will center on the character of Condor who is determined to start living her best life in high school after realizing she was flying safely under the radar. After having the night of her life, she wakes up the next morning to find she’s been a ghost this whole time.


Resident Evil – July 14

Streaming on Netflix


resident Evil first became popular in the 90s as a survival horror PlayStation game. Its popularity increased in the 2000s and it is now the best-selling horror game of all time. Now the franchise includes several action and anime movies and is being adapted into a TV show by Netflix.

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The story centers on Jade Wesker, a young girl trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic world caused by a deadly global virus. Jade sets out to find out what happened to her sister as she struggled with sick creatures and behind her, haunted by her past.


Decoupled – July 29

Streaming on Netflix


Neil Patrick Harris in Uncoupled

Neil Patrick Harris Returns to TV with Netflix Original Series Decoupled. The romantic comedy series stars Harris as Michael, a man who leads the perfect life until his 17-year-old husband abruptly leaves him. Newly single in his forties, Michael must agree to go out in New York.

The series is created by Darren Star whose previous credits include the Netflix hit Emily in Paris. Yes Decoupled is something like Emily in Paris so it’s sure to be a fun series to binge on a summer night.

She-Hulk: Lawyer – August 17

Broadcast on Disney+


Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk holding her phone

Disney+ is leaning heavily on the MCU this summer to keep its subscriber count high and it seems to be working. She-Hulk: Lawyer will premiere on the streaming service on August 17, but it’s already generating tons of buzz after the trailer dropped in May 2022.

Tatiana Maslany plays Jennifer Walters aka She-Hulk with Mark Ruffalo reprising his role as Bruce Banner and an incredible A-list cast rounding out the rest of the characters. The nine-part first season will follow Jennifer as she juggles her life as a lawyer in her thirties that sometimes turns into the 6-foot-7 superhero She-Hulk.

House of the Dragon – August 21

Broadcast on HBO Max


House of the Dragon, 2022, HBO Max.

The iron Throne is HBO’s most successful series in recent years, so it’s no surprise that the premium cable network decided to create a spin-off for its growing streaming service. the Dragon House will be released simultaneously on HBO and HBO Max starting August 21.

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Based on the 2019 novel by George RR Martin Fire & Blood, House of the Dragon will serve as a prequel to the beloved Obtained series that occurs 200 years after the events of this series. The show will follow the rise of House Targaryen, including the Targaryen Civil War.

The Patient – August 30

Streaming on Hulu


Hulu's patient logo

After finding success on Apple TV The morning show and those of Netflix space force, Steve Carell is sticking with streaming TV, this time working with Hulu on the FX original The patient. Carell is set to executive produce and star as Alexander Strauss, a psychiatrist going through his own backstory.

After losing his wife, Alexander struggles to deal with his own grief despite regular help from his clients with their own grief. Things only get worse when Alexander is kidnapped by a serial killer who wants help stopping his murderous impulses.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – September 2

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video


The Lord of the Rings The Rings of Power Tyroe Muhafidin as Theo

Before there was The iron Throne there was JRR Tolkien The Lord of the Rings who took the fantasy world by storm. Almost a decade after the last LOTR film, the franchise makes its small screen debut on September 2 through Amazon Prime Video with the release of The Lord of the Rings; power rings. However, fans should keep in mind that power rings has no direct links with the the Lord of the Rings or Hobbit trilogies.

Set thousands of years before the events of the franchise, the series will follow all the major events that took place during the Second Age of Middle-earth, including the creation of the Rings of Power and the last known alliance between the elves and men.

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