Here are all the major shows to air in May 2022


It’s May and although the summer movie season is in full swing, the action (in terms of entertainment) still remains on the major streaming platforms.

For couch potatoes, there’s no shortage of must-watch shows to stream in 2022. Disney+ and Netflix, who have both lined up two highly anticipated shows to air this month, are vying for attention this month. .

Besides, both Obi Wan Kenobi and Stranger Things 4: Volume 1 premiere the same day. Torn between which show to stream first? Well, rest assured, there are plenty of other movies and series vying for your attention throughout the month.

Here are some of the must-watch shows to air in May 2022….

The staircase

Colin Firth and Toni Collette in The staircase (Picture: HBO GO)

Firsts: May 5
Platform: HBO GO

Based on a true story, the eight-part MAX Original series explores the life of Michael Peterson, his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson. However, his death by falling down the stairs of their home raises troubling questions. Soon, suspicions become accusations. Features an ensemble cast with Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Juliette Binoche, Olivia DeJonge, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner and more.

The Pentaverate

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Mike Myers directs The penetrated (Picture: Netflix)

Firsts: May 5
Platform: netflix

Funny man Mike Myers returns to comedy in this new series. After influencing world events for centuries, a secret society faces a dangerous threat from within. Can a Canadian journalist save them — and save the world? Created by Myers, “The Pentaverate” also stars Lydia West and Richard McCabe.

The quest

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A scene from The quest (Picture: Disney+)

Firsts: May 11
Platform: Disney+

Starring Braeden De La Garza, Elliott Ross and Emily Gateley, ‘The Quest is a groundbreaking immersive hybrid competition series that immerses eight real-life teenagers (also known as Paladins) in the fictional world of Evererealm. Here they must save a kingdom by fulfilling an ancient prophecy while battling kings, ethereal fates, all forms of mystical creatures, and a witch bent on destruction and power.

Season 2 Hacks

Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder return to hacks Season 2 (Picture: HBO GO)

Firsts: May 12
Platform: HBO GO

This award-winning MAX Original comedy series returns with eight new episodes. The dark mentorship between legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) and her young writer Ava (Hannah Einbinder) continues to evolve as they travel across the country to prepare Deborah’s new stand-up comedy. Starring Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Jane Adams with Margaret Cho, Laurie Metcalf, Martha Kelly and Ming-Na Wen.


A modern remake of Cinderella (Picture: Disney+)

Firsts: May 13
Platform: Disney+

This musical fantasy, based on Cinderella revolves around El, an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens. A chance encounter with Kira King, the daughter of sneaker royalty and a charming Manhattan princess with a touch of magic, allows El to finally find the courage to lace up and dream big. With Chosen Jacobs and Lexi Underwood.

The Time Traveler’s Wife

Theo James and Rose Leslie star in The Time Traveler’s Wife (Picture: HBO GO)

Firsts: May 16
Platform: HBO GO

Adapted by Steven Moffat from the bestselling novel of the same name, this HBO original series tells the story of Clare and Henry, whose beautiful and magical relationship is plagued by a unique problem: time travel. Can their love overcome this difficult obstacle? Tune in to find out in this six-episode series, directed by Emmy Award-winning David Nutter. With Rose Leslie and Theo James.

Love, death and robots: volume 3

Love, death and robots: volume 3 (Picture: Netflix)

Firsts: May 20
Platform: netflix

Want more hit animated shorts? Well, Love, death and robots: volume 3 will surely satisfy your need. In the third volume of the Emmy Award-winning animated anthology from Tim Miller and David Fincher, expect a journey into strange worlds with more violent delights and twisted kicks presented with cutting-edge animation and narration. engaging.

Obi Wan Kenobi

Ewan McGregor returns as Obi-Wan Kenobi (Image: Disney+/Lucasfilm)

Firsts: May 27
Platform: Disney+

Arguably one of the most anticipated shows to air in May 2022, “Obi-Wan Kenobi” begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” where the Jedi Master faced his greatest defeat – the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. The show reunites Ewan McGregor with Hayden Christensen, and also includes additional cast members such as Indira Varma (The iron Throne), Rupert Ami (Country) and Moses Ingram (The Queen’s Bet).

Stranger Things 4: Volume 1

A scene from Stranger Things 4: Volume 1 (Picture: Netflix)

Firsts: May 27
Platform: netflix

Horror fans will want to put this one on their list of must-watch shows to stream in May 2022. In “Stranger Things 4: Volume 1,” darkness returns to Hawkins just in time for Spring Break, sparking a new terror, disturbing memories – and the threat of war. Set six months after the terror and destruction that befell Hawkins, the gang grapples with the aftermath, which could finally end the horrors of the Upside Down.

(Main and featured image: Disney+/Lucasfilm)


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