Summer is already heating up with highly anticipated horror titles, and Summer of Horror is certainly not exclusive to movies. The genre TV lineup for the summer of 2022 is just as packed.
To help you keep track, we’ve rounded up 13 genre series premiere dates to add to your viewing calendars. Here’s all the fresh horror hitting the small screen this summer!
The baby –HBO Max
This eight-episode limited series premiered on April 24, and new episodes are released every Sunday. “Michelle De Swarte (The Duchess) plays 38-year-old Natasha, who is furious that her closest friends are having babies. But when she unexpectedly lands with a baby of her own, her life dramatically implodes.
“Controlling, manipulative, yet incredibly cute, the baby twists Natasha’s life into a surreal spectacle of horror. As she discovers the true extent of the baby’s deadly nature, Natasha makes increasingly desperate attempts to get rid of him. She doesn’t want a baby. But the baby definitely loves her.”
Love Death + Robots Volume 3 – May 20 (Netflix)
The adult animation anthology returns with a new volume featuring nine new stories, including Se7en Director David Fincher’s first foray into the medium. “Terror, imagination, and beauty combine in new episodes that range from the discovery of an ancient evil to a comedic apocalypse, telling stunning fantasy, horror, and sci-fi short stories with trademark wit and visual invention.”
The full list of episodes can be found here.
Strange things Season Four: Part 1 – May 27 (Netflix)
Expect a massive summer of “Stranger Things”; so big that Netflix is splitting the fourth season into two halves. “Six months have passed since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends is separated for the first time, and navigating the complexities of high school hasn’t made things any easier. In this most vulnerable moment, a horrific new supernatural threat emerges, presenting a terrifying mystery that, if solved, could finally bring the horrors of the Upside Down to an end.”
Boys Season 3 – June 3 (Prime Video)
The hyperviolent series is back! “The Boys” (based on the best-selling comics by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson) puts a bold, fresh and bloody new spin on the superhero genre, centering on a vigilante group out to take down corrupt superheroes.
First murder – June 10 (Netflix)
A young adult vampire series from executive producer Emma Roberts. A supernatural Romeo and Juliet, perhaps? The plot: “When the time comes for teen vampire Juliette (Sarah Catherine Hook) to make her first kill so she can take her place among a powerful family of vampires, she sets her sights on a new girl in town named Calliope (Imani Lewis). ). But to Juliette’s surprise, Calliope is a vampire hunter, from a family of famous hunters. They both discover that the other will not be so easy to kill and, unfortunately, too easy to fall in love with.”
Evil Season 3 – June 12 (Paramount+)
The unpredictable and devilishly entertaining series is back. Season 3 picks up moments after the season two finale: when a newly ordered David and Kristen kiss. In season three, the two not only have to navigate this tense new reality, but also deal with David’s involvement with “the entity,” an espionage unit within the Catholic church.
Meanwhile, Ben finds his brain breaking from his cold cases and turns to his sister for help.
dark winds – June 12 (AMC)
A noir/psychological suspense series from “Castle Rock” showrunner Vince Calandra, executive produced by George RR Martin. The Plot: “Set in 1971 on a remote Navajo Nation outpost near Monument Valley, Dark Winds follows Lt. Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon, doctor sleep) of the Tribal Police while being beset by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer he gets to the truth, the more he exposes the wounds of his past. He is accompanied on this trip by his new assistant, Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon, “Roswell, New Mexico”). Chee also has old scores to settle from his youth on the reservation. Together, the two men battle the forces of evil, each other, and their own personal demons on the path to salvation.”
Western world Season 4 – June 26 (HBO)
The mind-blowing world of this HBO series is about to get a whole lot weirder with new AI nightmares. “Set in a futuristic Wild West fantasy park, a group of android ‘hosts’ deviate from the carefully planned scripts of their programmers in a disturbing pattern of aberrant behavior. With an exceptional cast led by Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandiwe Newton and Jeffrey Wright, Western world It was inspired by the 1973 Michael Crichton film.
Strange things Season Four: Part 2 – July 1 (Netflix)
That’s it. The conclusion of a massive, horror-filled penultimate season to see us through until the series wraps up in its fifth installment. “Six months have passed since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends is separated for the first time, and navigating the complexities of high school hasn’t made things any easier. In this most vulnerable moment, a horrific new supernatural threat emerges, presenting a terrifying mystery that, if solved, could finally bring the horrors of the Upside Down to an end.”
Wellington Paranormal Season 3 – June 22 (CW and HBO Max)
The third season of What we do in the shadows spin-off has already aired in New Zealand, but finally airs this summer in the US Created by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, “The story follows the adventures of Officer Kyle Minogue and Officer O’Leary. The two are hard-working members of the Wellington Police paranormal unit who investigate supernatural occurrences that crop up in New Zealand’s capital with surprising regularity..“
resident Evil – July 14 (Netflix)
Netflix aims to redefine the legendary resident Evil franchise with a new series featuring new faces, set in the year 2036. “14 years after a deadly virus caused a global apocalypse, Jade Wesker struggles to survive in a world overrun by bloodthirsty insane and infected creatures. In this utter carnage, Jade is haunted by her past in New Raccoon City, by her father’s chilling connections to the Umbrella Corporation, but most of all by what happened to her sister, Billie.”
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Season 5 – July 21 (Netflix)
The final season of the spin-off of the animated series is here. In Season 5, “The arrival of Kenji’s father, Mr. Kon, renews hope for a rescue for the campers. But as Mantah Corp.’s nefarious plans become clear and one Camp Fam goes independent, the others must band together if they are to save the dinosaurs and return home.”
house of the dragon – August 21 (HBO Max)
“Game of Thrones” is back with a series of prequels. Based on “Fire & Blood” by George RR Martin, set 200 years before the events of game of Thrones, “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen. Check out the poster and teaser here.