The Best Television Dramas In 2022

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Vote up the best drama series that aired new episodes during the 2022 calendar year.

Not only are there lots of new drama TV shows premiering in 2022 but many favorite drama series are returning. The best dramas in 2022 include horror, sci-fi, romance, scandal, and even new seasons and surprising revivals of old favorites. They all bring the feels, but what are the best new and returning drama TV shows in 2022?

With 2022 comes the eagerly awaited new season of The Crown, the long-awaited new season of Atlanta, and the unexpected return of the original Law & Order with a 21st season airing over twenty-one years after the end of season 20. As a television genre, drama is all-encompassing, with crime thrillers like The Blacklist, sports dramas such as Swagger, romances like Outlander, and procedural series like NCIS: Hawai'i. And then there is the pure drama, the messy drama that is filled with gossip and betrayal, easily embodied by Gossip Girl. Some 2022 dramas like Doctor Who have been going on for over a decade and show no signs of stopping, while others are newer drama shows (Emily in Paris) or airing their last season in 2022 (The Walking Dead).

Which drama TV shows are you going to watch in 2022? Let us know by voting thumbs up or down in the list below.

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