These are the best TV shows of 2022

It’s been quite the year, indeed.

Brad LaPlante
4 min readDec 19, 2022



The quality of TV is getting better with each year that passes. So to start out “review week,” I’ll go down my list of the best TV shows of the year.

Overall, I was disappointed that Ted Lasso season three didn’t get a look in 2022. Although with rumors that suggest season three is the last, maybe it’s for the best.

I was introduced to Bridgerton this year and loved the show’s first season. However, the second season — despite my enjoyment — suffered a bit of a sophomore slump. It’s still one of my favorite shows from this year but doesn’t crack the Top 5.

Another splash for me was Andor. Full disclosure, I just started watching Star Wars in 2022. I started with the original three from the late-’70s and early-’80s. Then I moved into the prequels from the ’90s and ’00s. The only movie left to watch is The Rise of Skywalker. In between all of them, Andor was an incredible experience.

Organized by genre, these are the best TV shows from 2022.

Andor (action/sc-fi)



As I said, I love old Star Wars and new Star Wars. Though I have the liberty of not having any bias towards one or the other.

It appears as though Andor is popular among older Star Wars fans, but the Disney+ show fires on all cylinders and is one of the best originals the platform has produced.

Killing It (comedy)



Office-star Craig Robinson is back with maybe his best performance of his career. The first season of Killing It rules.

It’s a story about four pseudo-entrepreneurs: Craig (played by Robinson), Jillian, Brock and Craig’s brother Isaiah. All of them will stop at nothing to pursue their “American Dream.” Craig hopes to launch his own startup, Jillian is living out of…