Best TV Shows of 2022 by Network

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CREDIT (Clockwise from Top Left): AMC/Screenshot; ABC/Screenshot; Paramount+/Screenshot; Hulu/Screenshot)

To demonstrate how great TV can be found pretty much everywhere these days, I’ve decided to pick the best show on each network and streaming service on which I regularly watched at least one show that aired in 2022. However you’re getting your fill of TV nowadays, you’re bound to find something enjoyable. If you and your remote ever find yourself hopelessly adrift, I can vouch that the following are all great places to find your way back to safety.


Entertainment To-Do List: Week of 2/25/22

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Dicktown (CREDIT: FX Networks/Screenshot)

Every week, I list all the upcoming (or recently released) movies, TV shows, albums, podcasts, etc. that I believe are worth checking out.

-2022 Oscar Nominated Shorts (Theaters)

-Screen Actors Guild Awards (February 27 on TNT and TBS)
Killing Eve Season 4 Premiere (February 27 on BBC America) – Final Season Alert!
Better Things Season 5 Premiere (February 28 on FX) – Final Season Alert!
Dicktown Season 2 Premiere (March 3 on FXX) – This was originally part of Cake.
The Dropout Series Premiere (March 3 on Hulu) – Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes.
Our Flag Means Death Series Premiere (March 3 on HBO Max) – Silly pirates.

-Dashboard Confessional, All the Truth That I Can Tell
-Judy Collins, Spellbound
-Tears for Fears, The Tipping Point – I recently saw these guys on CBS Sunday Morning.

The 67 Best TV Shows of 2020


Clockwise from Top Left: What We Do in the Shadows, Never Have I Ever, Better Call Saul, How To with John Wilson (CREDIT: YouTube Screenshots)

Last year, I decided to rank as many TV shows as I felt like recognizing in my year-end list, and that worked out so well that I decided to do it again for 2020. So welcome to my ranking of the 67 Best TV Shows of 2020! Not every show is accompanied by a blurb, just the ones that I felt like I really needed to say something about.

I worked with a self-imposed rule that I had to have watched at least 50% of a show’s 2020 output for it to be eligible, but there were some shows that I’ve only just begun to watch that I wanted to recognize as well, so they’ve got their own Honorable Mention section. And there were also some shows that aired relatively few episodes in 2020 to the point that I didn’t think they should be eligible either, so they’ve also got an Honorable Mention section. And then there’s one more show that’s managed to establish its very own Honorable Mention section, and that’s where we start.