It's easy to watch the same shows over and over so you aren't surprised by unexpected bummers, but there are some great new wholesome shows out there that are worth a try. Whether you want low stakes or just knowing that everyone becomes friends in the end, the nice shows of 2022 have just the thing to make you feel good. In 2022 there are some lovely examples of wholesome shows and we've got them here, ranked thanks to your votes.
Wholesome shows offer a singular kind of relaxation that is miles away from the latest prestige drama. Yes, there may be conflict but it will be resolved, and there will be moments of warm fuzziness. Learn about snacks while Getting Curious With Jonathan Van Ness, catch the latest iteration All Creatures Great and Small, a series so soothing it has been made into two movies and three television shows. Even if you love reality TV, there are options that will keep you chill and focus more on happy anticipation and character growth than mean drama.
Which of these wholesome and sweet series calls to you the most? Which are you most looking forward to in 2022? Vote up your favorites and watch as the nicest TV shows rise to the top!
A trio of charming vets healing animals in a charming town? Set in 1937, the PBS series joins a wholesome contingent of adaptations of a series of books by Alf Wight writing under the pen name of James Herriot. The bucolic beauty of the Yorkshire Dales and the endearing interactions of the characters make this one of the nicest shows on TV.
Based on a British series of the same name, this supernatural sitcom puts a spin on found family - with the majority of this motley crew made up of the ghosts of those long since passed. Can the living and the deceased live in harmony? Oh, absolutely, and it will be endlessly charming to watch them learn to get along.
It's Ted Lasso. It's found family and sweet romance and perfect biscuts in a pink box. As much as the series is about football soccer, it is about friendship and kindness and second chances.
Kamala Khan is nothing if not deeply wholesome. She loves her family! She's a big ol' nerd, even writing superhero fanfiction. And when she gets her own superpowers - just like the people she admires - it's nothing if not heartwarming to watch her learn and excel in her new role of superhero.
Just like so many Southern dishes themselves, this show is comfort food, full of friendship and love with no pretension. Based on the Sweet Magnolias book series by Sherryl Woods, it has a bingable charm that makes it a wholesome addition to your watchlist.
The way that humans connect to each other can be complicated but this docuseries, based on Brown's book of the same name, offers a framework and lexicon for "the way back to ourselves and one another," which is about as wholesome as it gets.