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The best new TV shows coming your way in 2022 and beyond

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There plenty of new TV shows heading our way across the rest of 2022 and the whole of 2023. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law kicks off jam-packed 12 months for Marvel. There's also been recent release dates announced for Rick and Morty and Cobra Kai, while Netflix are already working on new seasons of The Witcher, Vikings: Valhalla and Bridgerton.

Read on for our rundown of the major new TV shows that you should be getting really, really excited about. Calendars at the ready...

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

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She-Hulk release date: August 17, 2022

Available on: Disney Plus

Tatiana Maslany stars as Jennifer Walters, a reluctant superhero who just wants to live a normal life. Unfortunately for Jennifer, it's kinda hard to be normal when you transform into a giant green monster with super strength whenever you're angry or scared. Luckily, her cousin Bruce Banner – played by Mark Ruffalo – comes to town to show her the ropes.

House of the Dragon

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House of the Dragon release date: August 21, 2022
Available on: HBO Max

The ten-episode prequel House of the Dragon, based on George R.R. Martin's novel Fire & Blood, will chronicle the rise and fall of the House of Targaryen as they fight in a grisly civil war known as the Dance of Dragons. Doctor Who's Matt Smith will star as Daemon Targaryen, prince of the Targaryen dynasty.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power release date: September 2, 2022
Available on: Amazon Prime Video

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power takes place thousands of years before Frodo and Sam began their journey to Mordor. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.

Rick and Morty season 6

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Rick and Morty season 6 release date: September 4
Available on: Hulu

Though plot details for Rick and Morty season 6 have yet to be revealed, it's possible that things will pick up right where season 5 left off – with Evil Morty blowing up The Citadel and destroying the Central Finite Curve. Though given the show's impossibly 'meta' nature. the new season could start over on a clean slate and act as if nothing ever happened.

Cobra Kai season 5

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Cobra Kai season 5 release date: September 9
Available on: Netflix

The martial arts comedy-drama's fifth season sees Terry Silver open new dojos all across the valley, following Cobra Kai's dishonorable win at the All Valley tournament. Despite promising to quit teaching karate should Miyagi-Do or Eagle Fang fail to win the tournament, Daniel LaRusso is still intent on bringing down Cobra Kai and enlists former antagonist Chozen for help.

Andor

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Andor release date: September 21
Available on: Disney Plus

Diego Luna is set to reprise his role as Rebel Alliance spy Cassian Andor in what's being billed as a "rousing spy thriller" that will "explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire." Disney Plus has ordered not one, but two seasons of the latest edition to the Star Wars franchise. It was recently delayed by three weeks from its original August release date. 

Secret Invasion

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Secret Invasion release date: Spring 2023
Available on: Disney Plus

Secret Invasion follows the Skrulls, shape-shifting aliens who have been infiltrating earth for years. Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders will reprise their roles as Nick Fury and Maria Hill, with Emilia Clarke set to star in an undisclosed role. Find out much more about all the upcoming Marvel movies and TV shows.

Echo

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Echo release date: Summer 2023
Available on: Disney Plus

As revealed during Marvel's SDCC showcase, Hawkeye spin-off Echo is dropping next summer. While story details are thin on the ground, we know it will revolve around Alaqua Cox's Echo. Kingpin actor Vincent D'Onofrio and Daredevil's Charlie Cox are reportedly set to return in Echo.

Loki season 2

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Loki season 2 release date: Summer 2023
Available on: Disney Plus

Loki is Marvel's first Disney Plus limited series to be granted a second season. The first season ended in chaos, as Sylvie's slaying of He Who Remains has set off a multiverse war. Loki is left stranded in another dimension, where a statue of Kang the Conqueror is present. Though nothing has been confirmed, it's likely that Loki season 2 will take place in a world where Kang has taken over as leader of the TVA and all other timelines.

Ironheart

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Ironheart release date: Fall 2023
Available on: Disney Plus

2023 is set to be dominated by Marvel's television output on Disney Plus. Rounding out the year is Ironheart, featuring Dominique Thorne's Riri Williams following in the footsteps of her idol, Tony Stark. The character is first set to appear in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Ahsoka

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Ahsoka release date: TBC 2023

Available on: Disney Plus

Rosario Dawson stars as Ahsoka Tano in a new spinoff of The Mandalorian. Though plot details have been kept under wraps, a teaser trailer was released at Star Wars Celebration (but not yet to the public). Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ivanna Sakhno have joined the cast in undisclosed roles, and Hayden Christensen is reportedly reprising his role as Anakin Skywalker.

The Witcher season 3

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The Witcher season 3 release date: TBC 2023
Available on: Netflix

The Witcher season 3 is based on The Time of Contempt, the second book in Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher saga. According to Netflix, the official synopsis is: "As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it."

Vikings: Valhalla season 2

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Vikings: Valhalla season 2 release date: TBC 2023
Available on: Netflix

Season 1 of Vikings: Valhalla ended with Emma returning to the throne in England, though Kattegat has ultimately been left without a ruler. Though plot details for Vikings: Valhalla season 2 have not yet been released, we can assume that season three will center on Harald's newfound status as public enemy number one and Freydis's rule as 'The Last,' the savior of the Viking people.

Bridgerton season 3

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Bridgerton season 3 release date: TBC 2023
Available on: Netflix

Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn's book series consisting of eight novels that follow each of the eight siblings as they find love. Season 1 and 2 have, appropriately, covered books one and two, which tell Daphne and Anthony's stories. Though it seems likely Bridgerton's third season will be based on the third book in the series, which focuses on Penelope and Colin, producer Shonda Rhimes says that they "may not be going in order" necessarily. 

The Last of Us TV show

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The Last of Us TV show release date: 2023
Available on: HBO Max

HBO first announced its television adaptation of Naughty Dog's post-apocalyptic survival adventure game back in 2020. In a post-apocalyptic United States ravaged by a virus, Pedro Pascal plays Joel, a jaded man tasked with smuggling an immune 14-year-old girl named Ellie (Bella Ramsey) across the border and into a rebel militia's safehouse. What starts as a small job quickly becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey that takes them across the US and into treacherous territory where they must lean on one other to survive.

True Detective: Night Country

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True Detective: Night Country release date: TBC 2023 or 2024

Available on: HBO Max

The fourth season of True Detective follows Detectives Liz Danvers (Jodie Foster) and Evangeline Navarro (Kali Reis)  who are tasked with solving the mystery of six men who, while operating the Tsalal Artice Research Station in Ennis, Alaska, simply vanish without a trace. Danvers and Navarro will be forced to confront their own darkness, and dig into the haunting truths that lie underneath the ice.


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Lauren Milici

Lauren Milici is a Senior Entertainment Writer for GamesRadar+ currently based in the Midwest. She previously reported on breaking news for The Independent's Indy100 and created TV and film listicles for Ranker. Her work has been published in Fandom, Nerdist, Paste Magazine, Vulture, PopSugar, Fangoria, and more. Her first collection of poetry, "FINAL GIRL," sold out of print. Her second collection, "Sad Sexy Catholic," is forthcoming in 2023.

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