Good TV dramas offer a perfect sort of escape and the best drama shows of 2022 offer a myriad of destinations for you to escape to. From gripping crime dramas to dreamy period pieces and sprawling family primetime soaps, the new drama TV series premiering in 2022 are ready to dramatically dominate your watchlist
Do you like your dramas creepy or messy? Well, however you like it, 2022 has new dramas for you. From Netflix's Archive 81, a found footage thriller based on the podcast of the same name to HBO's The Gilded Age's period drama set in 1882 New York City, there's some drama for everyone. Like to keep your drama in the family? The Kings of Napa and Promised Land tell sprawling family stories set against the world of wine and vineyards. From superheroes (Naomi) to sci-fi spies (In from the Cold), there is enough drama in 2022 to keep you going all year long.
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