Best TV Shows To Watch In May 2022 – Shows Everyone Should Watch At Least Once
May is a throwback month, with new adventures featuring popular characters like the crew of the USS Enterprise, Doctor Strange, Kids in the Hall and members of Girls5eva.
But it’s also a month of riveting new comedies starring two former SNL cast members, including a true crime drama, a movie about creepy Norwegian kids, and an intriguing new comedy starring two former members of the distribution of SNL.
Shows to watch:
Season 2 of Love Life (BBC One, May 6)
In the second season of HBO’s romantic comedy-drama Max, William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) takes over from Anna Kendrick.
Marcus begins a relationship with Mia after his marriage to Emily collapses; over the course of a few years, Love Life follows Marcus many times as he transitions from one long-term relationship to another.
If you’re looking for a Melanie Lynskey fix while you wait for “Yellowjackets” Season 2, Hulu’s “Candy” is ready to help (premiering May 9).
Robin Veith (“The Expanse”, “Mad Men”) and Nick Antosca (“Brand New Cherry Flavor”, “The Act”) created the miniseries, based on an actual tale.
Candy Montgomery, played by Jessica Biel, is an 1980s Texas housewife who may or may not have killed her closest friend, played by Melanie Lynskey. Ral Esparza, Pablo Schreiber and Sharon Conley all appear in the program.
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Hacks (Season 2 premiere, HBO Max, May 12)
Deborah (Jean Smart), a veteran Las Vegas stand-up, and Ava (Hannah Einbinder), the millennial comedy writer Deborah hires to pep up her act, have developed a mutual respect over the first season of this standout series, reaching a rocky deal as Deborah reluctantly agrees to try a different kind of material.
If the first season taught us anything, it’s that cooperation is likely to be fleeting.
Conversations with Friends (Hulu, May 15)
Hulu’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s book of the same name, Normal People, was a major hit, so it’s no surprise the service is branching out into Rooney’s back catalog with this adaptation of her debut novel.
As a quartet of friends whose lives are intertwined, Alison Oliver, Sasha Lane, Joe Always and Jemima Kirke co-star.
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Angelyne (Peacock, May 19)
Beginning in 1984, Los Angeles was home to a series of billboards advertising Angelyne, a blonde woman in a suggestive position. Who was she, exactly? What did she do exactly? She was best known for being famous.
But was there something else going on? This new miniseries seeks to convey the narrative behind the image, based on a 2017 Hollywood Reporter investigation. Emmy Rossum stars.
Night Sky (May 20, Prime Video)
Amazon has a thing for old people who discover strange passages to strange places. JK Simmons and Sissy Spacek’s ‘Couple Finds a Door to Another Planet’ show Night Sky follows Josh Brolin’s ‘Cowboy Finds a Hole’ show Outer Range.
In it, the characters played by Simmons and Spacek keep their secret hidden from everyone…until someone else shows up. Let the science fiction mystery begin!
Obi-Wan Kenobi (May 27, Disney+)
Ewan McGregor practiced his Jedi abilities by opening automatic doors with the Force, a habit that will pay off when he gets his lightsaber back in his new Disney+ limited series.
The Obi-Wan Kenobi story follows 10 years after the events of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and Hayden Christensen reprises his role as Anakin Skywalker.
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4th season of Stranger Things (May 29)
This time around, the Stephen King-inspired 80s horror series returns with a more Lovecraftian flavor.
At the very least, it’s worth watching to see what they did with the supposed production budget of $30 million per episode (in contrast, the upcoming Game of Thrones spin-off only spends $20 million). dollars per episode, while The Crown usually costs around £10 million).
Gun (Hulu, May 31)
This six-part miniseries is based on the Steve Jones biography Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol, which stars Toby Wallace as Jones, the guitarist who gave the Sex Pistols their cutting edge sound. Danny Boyle leads a cast that stars Maisie Williams as Jordan, a key figure in London’s punk movement.