TV Premiere Dates 2022

When will the most anticipated new and returning shows and TV and streaming films of 2022 premiere? Find out with our calendar of TV and streaming premiere dates.

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Rotten Tomatoes’ premiere dates calendar keeps track of the most anticipated new 2022 TV premieres and your favorite returning shows. Bookmark this page to get updates on network schedules, when the latest Netflix series launch, when Disney+ shows will premiere, what films and specials are coming your way, and more.

This list also includes titles with to-be-announced premiere dates for 2022, either because of Covid-19–related Hollywood shutdowns or because some networks and streamers enjoy reveling in our anticipation.

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Premiere Date Highlights

There’s more beyond the Oprah interview? The Netflix docu-series Harry & Meghan, which is about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will be released in two parts. Volume 1 is out December 8 and Volume 2 is out December 15. Directed by Liz Garbus (I’ll Be Gone in the Dark; There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane), the miniseries uses interviews with the couple’s family and friends, as well as royal historians, to track what Netflix describes as “the clandestine days of their early courtship and the challenges that led to them feeling forced to step back from their full-time roles in the institution.”

The second season of Terence Nance’s HBO series Random Acts of Flyness, which is subtitled The Parable of the Pirate and the King, premieres at midnight, Dec. 9. The series stars the artist, musician, and filmmaker as he explores the metaphysics of Black life through avant-garde storytelling. The second season focuses on Nance’s Terence and a character named Najja (played by Alicia Pilgrim). They’re a couple who are looking to heal generational wounds and reintroduce themselves to the ways of their ancestors.

Just added: Harry & Meghan Volume 1 (Dec. 8), Harry & Meghan Volume 2 (Dec. 15), Woooooo! Becoming Ric Flair (Dec. 26), My Next Guest with David Letterman and Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Dec. 12).


Thursday, Dec. 1

Sesame Street’s The Nutcracker, HBO Max
Wicked City, ALLBLK

Flip or Flop: The Final Flip, 8 p.m., HGTV

CMA Country Christmas, 9 p.m., ABC

Friday, Dec. 2

Zoë Bakes Holiday Special, Discovery+/Magnolia

Saturday, Dec. 3

Sunday, Dec. 4
Under The Stars (aka Sous les étoiles), HBO Max

Home Town, 8 p.m., HGTV

Monday, Dec. 5

Mighty Express: Mighty Trains Race, Netflix
TMZ’s Merry Elfin Christmas, 8 p.m., Fox

Deliciousness: Season 3, 10 p.m., MTV

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Christmas Always Finds Its Way: Alma [movie]
Christmas Always Finds Its Way: Christmas Bites [movie]
Christmas Always Finds Its Way: Les Petits Mondes De Noël [movie]

The Check Up with Dr. David Agus: Season 1, Paramount+

2022 People’s Choice Awards, 9 p.m., NBC

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Vengeance: Killer Coworkers, Discovery+

Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2022, 9 p.m., The CW

Thursday, Dec. 8

Solo Amor Y Mil Canciones, Disney+

Friday Dec. 9

Silos Baking Competition: Holiday Edition, Magnolia/Discovery+/HBO Max

Saturday, Dec. 10

Serial Killer Capital: Baton Rouge, 9 p.m., Oxygen

Sunday, Dec. 11
White House Christmas 2022, 6 p.m., HGTV

National Christmas Tree Lighting: Celebrating 100 Years, 8 p.m., CBS

Master of Glass: The Art of Dale Chihuly, 9 p.m., Smithsonian Channel
Small Town Christmas: North Pole, Alaska, 9 p.m., UPtv

Monday, Dec. 12

My Next Guest with David Letterman and Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Netflix
American Masters: The Adventures of Saul Bellow, 8 p.m., PBS

Murder on Main Street, 10 p.m., ID

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Tuesday, Dec. 13

30 for 30: Jeanette Lee Vs., 8 p.m., ESPN
O Holy Night: Christmas with the The Tabernacle Choir, 8 p.m., PBS
The Nine Lives of Vince McMahon, 9 p.m., Vice TV

Wednesday, Dec. 14

Masters of Illusion: Christmas Magic 2022, 9 p.m., The CW
Finding Harmony, 10 p.m., ABC

Thursday, Dec. 15

Jugada Peligrosa (ex El Patrón del Balón, Goles Limpios Dinero Sucio), HBO Max
The Great Nickmas Tree Sliming, 7 p.m., Nickelodeon
Christmas Around the USA, 8 p.m., The CW

Friday, Dec. 16

Metallica Presents: The Helping Hands Concert, Paramount+
Hi I’m… Haaki Akdeniz, Discovery+
The Kindness Project, Discovery+/Magnolia
Ranch to Table: Season 3, Discovery+/Magnolia/HBO Max

The 90th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, 8 p.m., The CW
Dr. Pimple Popper: With Every Cyst-mas Card I Write, 9 p.m., TLC
Joe Bob’s Ghoultide Get-Together, 9 p.m., Shudder

Saturday, Dec. 17

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball, 8 p.m., The CW

Sherri Papini: Lies, Lies and More Lies, 9 p.m., Oxygen

Sunday, Dec. 18

Dear Santa, The Series, Hulu

Magnolia Workshops, 11 a.m., Magnolia Network/Discovery+

Small Town Christmas: Frostburg, Md., 9 p.m., UPtv

Monday, Dec. 19

LEGO Masters: Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular, 8 p.m., Fox

Tuesday, Dec. 20

Wednesday, Dec. 21

I Am a Killer: Season 4, Netflix
The Interest of Love: Season 1, Netflix
All of Them Witches, AMC+
Big Bet, Hulu
The Letter: A Message for Our Earth, 8 p.m., PBS

Thursday, Dec. 22


Friday, Dec. 23

2022 Back That Year Up, Peacock
Tini Tour 2022: Farewell of the Year, Disney+
Family Dinner: Season 3, Discovery+/Magnolia/HBO Max
24th Annual A Home for the Holidays at the Grove, 8 p.m., CBS
The Show: California Love, Behind the Scenes of the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show, 9 p.m., Showtime

Saturday, Dec. 24

Sunday, Dec. 25

The King’s Christmas Address, BritBox

Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade, 7 p.m., ABC

Monday, Dec. 26

The Kwanzaa Menu: Season 1,
25th Annual Family Film Awards, 8 p.m., The CW
The Year: 2022, 9 p.m., ABC
Bake It ‘Til You Make It: Season 1, 9 p.m., Food Network

Tuesday, Dec. 27

José Andrés and Family in Spain, Discovery+
American Masters: Groucho & Cavett, 8 p.m., PBS

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Love Is Blind: Brazil: Season 2, Netflix
The 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, 8 p.m., CBS
The Gift: Kindness Goes Viral with Steve Hartman, 10 p.m., CBS

Thursday, Dec. 29

Brown and Friends, Netflix
Deadline, BritBox
Restored: Season 7, 8 p.m., Magnolia Network
Popstar’s Best of 2022, 8 p.m., The CW

Hillsong: The Newest Revelations, 10 p.m., TLC

Friday, Dec. 30

Artfully Designed: Season 1, Discovery+/Magnolia
The Established Home: Season 2, HBO Max/Discovery+/Magnolia
Handcrafted Hotels: Season 2, Discovery+/Magnolia
Alpha Males, Netflix
The Glory: Season 1, Netflix
Island, Prime Video

Saturday, Dec. 31

Best of Stand Up 2022, Netflix
Dick Clark New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2023, 8 p.m., ABC
A Toast to 2022!, 8 p.m., NBC
United in Song: Ringing in the New Year Together, 8 p.m., PBS
Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party, 10:30 p.m., NBC

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