Best of 2022: Top 100 TV series of 2022

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1. Stranger Things (2016–2024)

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder, David Harbour

Votes: 1,224,408

2. House of the Dragon (2022– )

TV-MA | Action, Adventure, Drama

An internal succession war within House Targaryen at the height of its power, 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen.

Stars: Matt Smith, Graham McTavish, Eve Best, Steve Toussaint

Votes: 318,141

3. Better Call Saul (2015–2022)

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama

The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer Jimmy McGill in the years leading up to his fateful run-in with Walter White and Jesse Pinkman.

Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 557,604

4. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (2022– )

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Drama

Epic drama set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.

Stars: Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Charlie Vickers, Markella Kavenagh

Votes: 324,523

5. Euphoria (2019– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

A look at life for a group of high school students as they grapple with issues of drugs, sex, and violence.

Stars: Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Angus Cloud, Jacob Elordi

Votes: 198,164

6. The Boys (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A group of vigilantes set out to take down corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers.

Stars: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty

Votes: 536,345

7. Moon Knight (2022)

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Steven Grant discovers he's been granted the powers of an Egyptian moon god. But he soon finds out that these newfound powers can be both a blessing and a curse to his troubled life.

Stars: Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke, May Calamawy, Michael Benjamin Hernandez

Votes: 237,914

8. The Sandman (2022– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.

Stars: Tom Sturridge, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong

Votes: 153,492

9. Ozark (2017–2022)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A financial advisor drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner

Votes: 323,305

10. Inventing Anna (2022)

TV-MA | 603 min | Drama

A journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York's social scene - and stole their money as well.

Stars: Anna Chlumsky, Julia Garner, Arian Moayed, Katie Lowes

Votes: 71,313

11. The Walking Dead (2010–2022)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan

Votes: 1,015,809

12. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022)

TV-14 | 35 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Jennifer Walters navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something attorney who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch superpowered Hulk.

Stars: Tatiana Maslany, Ginger Gonzaga, Malia Arrayah, Jameela Jamil

Votes: 173,539

13. Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022)

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has to save young Leia after she is kidnapped, all the while being pursued by Imperial Inquisitors and his former Padawan, now known as Darth Vader.

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Moses Ingram, Vivien Lyra Blair, Hayden Christensen

Votes: 202,178

14. The Book of Boba Fett (2021–2022)

TV-14 | 38 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigate the underworld when they return to Tatooine to claim Jabba the Hutt's old turf.

Stars: Temuera Morrison, Ming-Na Wen, Frank Trigg, Collin Hymes

Votes: 160,775

15. Yellowstone (2018–2023)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Western

A ranching family in Montana faces off against others encroaching on their land.

Stars: Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley

Votes: 167,780

16. Bridgerton (2020– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set against the backdrop of Regency-era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

Stars: Nicola Coughlan, Luke Thompson, Jonathan Bailey, Bessie Carter

Votes: 142,986

17. Reacher (2022– )

TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jack Reacher was arrested for murder and now the police need his help. Based on the books by Lee Child.

Stars: Alan Ritchson, Malcolm Goodwin, Willa Fitzgerald, Hugh Thompson

Votes: 133,205

18. Peaky Blinders (2013–2022)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

A gangster family epic set in 1900s England, centering on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.

Stars: Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Helen McCrory

Votes: 570,164

19. Cobra Kai (2018–2023)

TV-14 | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Decades after their 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament bout, a middle-aged Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence find themselves martial-arts rivals again.

Stars: Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Maridueña

Votes: 191,237

20. Pam & Tommy (2022)

TV-MA | 340 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Follows the story of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's relationship, going back to their whirlwind romance that started with them marrying after only knowing each other for 96 hours in 1995.

Stars: Lily James, Sebastian Stan, Seth Rogen, Nick Offerman

Votes: 36,408

21. Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (2022)

TV-MA | 534 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The story of a cannibalistic serial killer named Jeffrey Dahmer A.K.A. the Milwaukee Monster.

Stars: Evan Peters, Richard Jenkins, Molly Ringwald, Niecy Nash

Votes: 135,469

22. The Crown (2016–2023)

TV-MA | 58 min | Biography, Drama, History

Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.

Stars: Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Imelda Staunton, Matt Smith

Votes: 227,296

23. Andor (2022– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Prequel series to Star Wars' 'Rogue One'. In an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue, Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a Rebel hero.

Stars: Diego Luna, Kyle Soller, Stellan Skarsgård, Genevieve O'Reilly

Votes: 127,256

24. The White Lotus (2021–2023)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

The exploits of various guests and employees of a tropical resort over the span of a week.

Stars: Jennifer Coolidge, Jon Gries, F. Murray Abraham, Adam DiMarco

Votes: 158,965

25. Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Bizarre nightmares unfold in eight tales of terror in a visually stunning, spine-tingling horror collection curated by Guillermo del Toro.

Stars: Lize Johnston, Kevin Keppy, Ben Barnes, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 46,806

26. Severance (2022– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Mark leads a team of office workers whose memories have been surgically divided between their work and personal lives. When a mysterious colleague appears outside of work, it begins a journey to discover the truth about their jobs.

Stars: Adam Scott, Zach Cherry, Britt Lower, Tramell Tillman

Votes: 143,054

27. The Lincoln Lawyer (2022– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An iconoclastic idealist runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car in this series based on Michael Connelly's bestselling novels.

Stars: Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, Angus Sampson

Votes: 40,399

28. Attack on Titan (2013–2023)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaeger vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Josh Grelle, Yûki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Marina Inoue

Votes: 399,123

29. Wednesday (2022– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Follows Wednesday Addams' years as a student, when she attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a killing spree, and solve the mystery that embroiled her parents.

Stars: Jenna Ortega, Hunter Doohan, Percy Hynes White, Emma Myers

Votes: 295,245

30. 1883 (2021–2022)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Western

Follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west.

Stars: Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Isabel May

Votes: 87,646

31. The Umbrella Academy (2019–2023)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A family of former child heroes, now grown apart, must reunite to continue to protect the world.

Stars: Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman

Votes: 254,966

32. The Last Kingdom (2015–2022)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, History

As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred--born a Saxon but raised by Vikings--seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.

Stars: Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Arnas Fedaravicius, Mark Rowley

Votes: 146,298

33. Halo (2022– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Aliens threaten human existence in an epic 26th-century showdown.

Stars: Pablo Schreiber, Shabana Azmi, Natasha Culzac, Olive Gray

Votes: 65,299

34. Peacemaker (2022– )

TV-MA | 40 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Picking up where The Suicide Squad (2021) left off, Peacemaker returns home after recovering from his encounter with Bloodsport - only to discover that his freedom comes at a price.

Stars: John Cena, Danielle Brooks, Freddie Stroma, Jennifer Holland

Votes: 116,758

35. Westworld (2016–2022)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

At the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, waits a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.

Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, Thandiwe Newton

Votes: 512,444

36. 1899 (2022)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Multinational immigrants traveling from the old continent to the new encounter a nightmarish riddle aboard a second ship adrift on the open sea.

Stars: Emily Beecham, Aneurin Barnard, Andreas Pietschmann, Miguel Bernardeau

Votes: 94,174

37. The Watcher (2022– )

TV-MA | 332 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A married couple moving into their dream home are threatened by terrifying letters from a stalker, signed - "The Watcher."

Stars: Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, Mia Farrow, Terry Kinney

Votes: 67,406

38. The Terminal List (2022– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A former Navy SEAL officer investigates why his entire platoon was ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission.

Stars: Chris Pratt, Constance Wu, Taylor Kitsch, Riley Keough

Votes: 95,149

39. The Witcher (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Stars: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra, Mimi Ndiweni

Votes: 511,520

40. The Peripheral (2022– )

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Set in the future when technology has subtly altered society, a woman discovers a secret connection to an alternate reality as well as a dark future of her own.

Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Gary Carr, Jack Reynor, JJ Feild

Votes: 66,292

41. The Staircase (2022)

TV-MA | 519 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Tells the story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16-year judicial battle that followed.

Stars: Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Patrick Schwarzenegger

Votes: 28,651

42. Grey's Anatomy (2005– )

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Romance

A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.

Stars: Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Justin Chambers

Votes: 317,086

43. Only Murders in the Building (2021– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Three strangers bonded by their love of true crime podcasts record their own to accompany their investigations of murders in their building on the Upper West Side of New York.

Stars: Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, Amy Ryan

Votes: 110,418

44. Succession (2018–2023)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

The Roy family is known for controlling the biggest media and entertainment company in the world. However, their world changes when their father steps down from the company.

Stars: Nicholas Braun, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Peter Friedman

Votes: 162,425

45. Black Bird (2022)

TV-MA | 347 min | Biography, Crime, Drama