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The best new shows to stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and more

The hit TV show Reservation Dogs returns this week for its second season on Hulu, while new series premiering that will likely be on the radar include The Sandman on Netflix and All or Nothing: Arsenal on Amazon Prime Video, a sports series following the Arsenal English football team.

As usual, all the top streaming services have plenty of choices when it comes to new content this week, and we’re here to help distill the options down to the best new shows to stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and more.

When you’re done here, check out the best new movies to stream this week, as well as the best shows on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+.

New TV shows to watch at a glance

Netflix

The Sandman (2022) new

The Sandman
tv-ma 1 Season
Genre Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama
Cast Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Vivienne Acheampong
Created by Allan Heinberg
Based on the DC Comics character and comic book by Neil Gaiman, The Sandman brings the story of Morpheus, the king of dreams, to life. After being the victim of an occult ritual and held captive for 106 years, Morpheus finally escapes and goes on a mission to help restore order to his kingdom. The fantasy drama boasts a star-studded cast including two Game of Thrones alums: Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer Morningstar, ruler of Hell, and Charles Dance as Sir Roderick Burgess, a charlatan occultist. Keep an ear out for familiar voice actors as well, including Patton Oswalt as Matthew the Raven and Mark Hamill as Mervyn Pumpkinhead, a janitor who resembles a jack-o’-lantern.

Team Zenko Go (2022)

Team Zenko Go
7.8/10
tv-y 1 Season
Genre Animation, Family, Kids, Action & Adventure
Cast Tabitha St. Germain, Dominic Mariche, Nakai Takawira, Darcy Han
Created by Jack C. Thomas
The computer-animated series for preschoolers returns this week for its second season. Team Zenko Go is based on the Chris Tougas book Dojo Daycare, which is about four children who use their special training to spread “Zenkos” (good deeds) around their hometown. The super-skilled kids get help along the way from their Auntie Yuki, who serves as a mentor, and her pet flying squirrel, Ponzu.

Super Giant Robot Brothers (2022) new

Super Giant Robot Brothers
tv-y7 1 Season
Genre Action & Adventure, Comedy, Animation
Cast Eric Lopez, Chris Diamantopoulos, Marisa Davila
Created by Víctor Maldonado, Alfredo Torres Martínez
When the Earth is threatened by an evil intergalactic empire that keeps sending kaiju (giant monsters), it’s up to two giant robot brothers to save the planet. An animated action-adventure series, Super Giant Robot Brothers features the voices of Marisa Davila, Chris Diamantopoulos, and Delbert Hunt. It’s uniquely one of the first animated shows to ever be rendered entirely in real time. Animators used motion capture data as a reference, while Unreal Engine then used final keyframe animation to render the visuals.

Kakegurui Twin (2022)

Kakegurui Twin
tv-14 1 Season
Genre Animation, Drama, Mystery
Cast Minami Tanaka, Rina Honnizumi, You Taichi
Anime fans will appreciate this new teen series about Mary Saotome, a young woman who is laser-focused on climbing the social ladder at her elite high school. So, she gets involved with high-stakes gambling, which has become engrained in the culture of the school. As Mary bets against others while learning the ropes, she finds out it isn’t so easy. But Mary is desperate to win and make a name for herself.

Good Morning, Verônica (2020)

Good Morning, Verônica
7.5/10
tv-ma 2 Seasons
Genre Drama, Crime
Cast Tainá Müller, Klara Castanho, Reynaldo Gianecchini
Created by Raphael Montes
In this show based on the novel of the same name, Veronica Torres is a police secretary, wife, and mother who finds herself in a pickle when she witnesses the suicide of a young woman. It just so happens this event occurs on the same day she received a desperate call from a woman looking for help. Are these two incidents linked? Hailing from Brazil, Good Morning, Veronica returns for its second season with more thrills to continue the gripping story.
Good Morning, Verônica | Official Trailer | Netflix

Top Gear (2002)

Top Gear
8.6/10
tv-pg 32 Seasons
Genre Documentary, Reality, Talk
Cast Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness, Andrew Flintoff
Created by Derek Smith
In addition to seasons 27 and 28, you can now stream seasons 29 and 30 of Top Gear, which originally aired in 2020 and 2021. The perfect show for car enthusiasts and a relaunch of the original from 1977, Top Gear looks at various cars, races, movies, courses, and more that deal with the motoring industry to delight fans. The show is one of the BBC’s most successful series. With four seasons now available on Netflix, fans can get their fill as they wait for new seasons to stream and the latest to debut on BBC.

Big Tree City (2022)

Big Tree City
4.1/10
tv-y 1 Season
Genre Action & Adventure, Comedy, Kids, Animation
Cast Mark Benton, Naomi McDonald, Lucy Montgomery
This new animated show for kids follows a team of animal heroes, with each member possessing special skills. They work together using their speedy vehicles to help keep their city safe. If there’s an emergency, like a giant birthday cake on its way to attack the school or an elderly woman whose shopping cart has rolled away, the Big Tree City rescue team is on the job. It’s perfect after-school viewing for preschoolers and young children.

Uncoupled (2022)

Uncoupled
63 %
7.0/10
tv-ma 1 Season
Genre Comedy, Soap
Cast Neil Patrick Harris, Colin Hanlon
Created by Darren Star, Jeffrey Richman
After a 17-year relationship, Michael (Neil Patrick Harris) is dumped by his long-time boyfriend and finds himself single in New York while trying to find a new lease on life. From TV hitmaker Darren Star (Emily in Paris, Beverly Hills, 90210) and Jeffrey Richman (Modern Family), the comedy has a jampacked cast that also includes Tisha Campbell, Marcia Gay Harden, and Jai Rodriguez as guest stars. It’s a triumphant return to the comedy genre for Harris, who entertained viewers in How I Met Your Mother, with a premise that anyone who has found themselves suddenly single again can appreciate as they watch his journey to finding himself again.

Hulu

Reservation Dogs (2021) new

Reservation Dogs
85 %
8/10
tv-ma 2 Seasons
Genre Drama, Comedy, Crime
Cast Devery Jacobs, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Paulina Jewel Alexis
Created by Taika Waititi, Sterlin Harjo
Debuting on Hulu to rave reviews back in August 2021, Reservation Dogs now returns for its second season. A teen comedy, the show presents a unique perspective on Indigenous North American youths while following the lives of teenagers in rural Oklahoma who commit crimes in their neighborhoods while also fighting others who have been doing the same. But following the death of their friend Daniel, the teens wonder if it’s time to finally move on and fulfill Daniel’s lifelong dream of moving to California. The show’s cast and crew are almost entirely made up of Indigenous North Americans, including a team of all Indigenous writers and directors behind the scenes.
Reservation Dogs | Season 2 Official Trailer | FX

The Americans (2013)

The Americans
89 %
8.4/10
tv-ma 6 Seasons
Genre Crime, Drama
Cast Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor
Created by Joseph Weisberg
Airing on FX from 2013 through to 2018, you can now stream the entire six seasons of The Americans on Hulu. Set during the Cold War, the period spy drama stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as Elizabeth and Philip, two Soviet KGB intelligence officers pretending to be a married couple with two children living in Washington. Offering perspectives from both the KGB and FBI sides, the story begins following President Ronald Reagan’s inauguration and ends in 1987 at the signing of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. It’s one of those underrated shows that’s worth bingeing all the way through.
The Americans | Trailer | ITV

Santa Evita (2022)

Santa Evita
6.5/10
1 Season
Genre Drama
Cast Natalia Oreiro, Ernesto Alterio, Diego Velázquez
First Lady Eva Peron of Argentina was a fierce advocate for worker rights and played a pivotal role in awarding Argentinian women the right to vote. She died in 1952, and her body was hidden for 16 years by a military dictatorship simply because she was a symbol of change. This fictional series, based on the novel by Tomas Eloy Martinez, takes a look at the two-decade fight for her corpse, the myths surrounding it, and the fact that even in death, Peron’s legacy endured. Salma Hayek produced the historical thriller.

American Horror Stories (2021)

American Horror Stories
54 %
6.1/10
tv-ma 2 Seasons
Genre Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Cast Nico Greetham, Cody Fern, Denise O'Hare, Teddy Sears
Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk
A spinoff of American Horror Story, American Horror Stories features returning cast members from the original, including Matt Bomer, Dylan McDermott, Gabourey Sidibe, and Max Greenfield in a whole new series of terrifying stories. Every episode of American Horror Stories is self-contained with its own theme, characters, and plotline. Season 2 ups the number of episodes from seven to eight, with a new installment streaming weekly. While the anthology horror series hasn’t received the same acclaim as American Horror Story, it’s worth a watch for fans of the franchise, especially with early reviews of the second season being positive thus far.

HBO Max

Industry (2020) new

Industry
72 %
6.9/10
tv-ma 2 Seasons
Genre Drama
Cast Myha'la Herrold, Marisa Abela, Harry Lawtey
Created by Mickey Down, Konrad Kay
It’s every student’s dream to graduate from post-secondary education and immediately get a coveted job at one of the biggest, most prestigious firms. For the recent grads in London looking to snag a position at investment bank Pierpoint & Co., however, the competition is especially cutthroat. Season 2 followed the eclectic mix of students, all vying for a limited number of positions, including young adults of all races, backgrounds, and complicated personal lives. The British-American series returns for its second season of eight episodes, with a new episode streaming weekly through to September 19.

Sweet Life: Los Angeles (2021)

Sweet Life: Los Angeles
4/10
tv-ma 2 Seasons
Genre Reality
Cast Amanda Scott, Briana Jones, Cheryl Des Vignes, Jerrold Smith II
Created by Issa Rae
Hailing from Insecure’s Issa Rae, Sweet Life: Los Angeles follows young, Black, and ambitious men and women in the city who are looking to succeed. A reality show, it follows a tight-knit group of friends, each looking to balance the challenges of career, relationships, friendships, family, and other adult obligations. Season 2 is now streaming.

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (2022)

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin
82 %
9.3/10
tv-ma 1 Season
Genre Drama, Mystery
Cast Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Maia Reficco
Created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Lindsay Calhoon Bring
Fans who have been missing Pretty Little Liars will be excited for this, the fourth series in the growing franchise. All based on the novel series by Sara Shepard, this one is yet another teen-drama-mystery-slasher about a group of teenage girls and a mysterious enemy blackmailing them about something that happened in the past. There’s a new ensemble cast playing the mix of characters, including the horror movie fan and wannabe filmmaker Tabby, the track star who was just released from juvenile detention, Noa, and Minnie, a teen dealing with personal trauma who is obsessed with the Internet.

Wellington Paranormal (2018)

Wellington Paranormal
72 %
0.0/10
tv-14 4 Seasons
Genre Comedy
Cast Karen O'Leary, Mike Minogue, Maaka Pohatu
Created by Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement
Set in New Zealand, Wellington Paranormal is a hilarious mockumentary comedy horror based on a pair of police officers who appeared in What We Do in the Shadows. The officers investigate various paranormal occurrences that are seemingly unexplainable, conducting exorcisms, chasing down ghouls and goblins, and tracing a series of stolen blood bags from a hospital. It’s all in a day’s work for these law enforcement officers who are tasked with heading up a new Paranormal Unit in their hometown of Wellington. Season 4 is now streaming.

Harley Quinn (2019)

Harley Quinn
82 %
8.5/10
tv-ma 3 Seasons
Genre Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Animation, Crime, Action & Adventure, Comedy
Cast Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell
Created by Dean Lorey, Patrick Schumacker, Justin Halpern
While this version of Harley Quinn is animated, it’s still not for kids — the adult animated black comedy superhero series boasts plenty of dark humor. The villain Harley Quinn is at the center of the story, which follows her as she leans on her best friend, Poison Ivy, after leaving the Joker. Co-created by Justin Halpern, the author behind the memorable Twitter feed Shit My Dad Says, along with the bestselling book and short-lived TV series of the same name, Harley Quinn is back for its third season.

Superman & Lois (2021)

Superman & Lois
65 %
7.8/10
tv-14 2 Seasons
Genre Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama
Cast Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Jordan Elsass
Created by Greg Berlanti, Todd Helbing
Airing on The CW, Superman & Lois is based on the popular DC Comics superheroes, telling the stories of Clark Kent/Superman and Lois Lane living in Smallville with their teenage sons. Their average, suburban life, however, is short-lived when they run into The Stranger and Morgan Edge and his secret experiments. The second season is now available to stream, with the show already having been renewed for a third.

Amazon Prime

The Outlaws (2021) new

The Outlaws
7.7/10
tv-ma 2 Seasons
Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama
Cast Christopher Walken, Stephen Merchant, Darren Boyd
Created by Stephen Merchant, Elgin James
Elgin James and Stephen Merchant’s dark comedy returns for its second season. Sentenced to community service, seven strangers meet as they fulfill their obligations in Bristol. However, things turn hairy when the crew come upon a bag of money. The seven can’t agree on anything, and complicating things further is that the original owners of the money are some very dangerous people. The Outlaws is a dark comedy, crime drama, and thriller that has been praised for its “merry band of miscreants that make it a “solid caper.” Season 2 originally premiered on BBC One in June, and it is now available to stream.
The Outlaws – Season 2 Official Trailer | Prime Video

All or Nothing: Arsenal (2022) new

All or Nothing: Arsenal
1 Season
Genre Documentary
Cast Mikel Arteta, Daniel Kaluuya
Sports fans will want to check out All or Nothing: Arsenal, which takes a look into the lives, careers, and most recent season of the Arsenal English football team. Narrated by Daniel Kaluuya, learn about life at the Emirates Stadium and the Arsenal Training Center, plus the intense training that goes into making one of the premier football clubs in Europe. The first three episodes are available to stream this week.
All or Nothing: Arsenal | Official Full Trailer ?

Paper Girls (2022)

Paper Girls
70 %
7.2/10
tv-ma 1 Season
Genre Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Cast Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet, Sofia Rosinsky
Created by Stephany Folsom
Based on the Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang comic books of the same name, Paper Girls is about four young girls who get caught up in a time-traveling rivalry while they are out delivering the newspapers in their neighborhood the morning after Halloween. Set in 1988, the unwitting girls end up traveling through time themselves, and they soon get caught up in a plan to save the world. Interestingly, as they travel through the future, they meet older versions of themselves and come face to face with their fates in life. This sci-fi drama was co-executive produced by Brad Pitt and features an impressive cast that includes Ali Wong and Nate Corddry.

Apple TV+

Surface (2022)

Surface
39 %
5.8/10
tv-ma 1 Season
Genre Drama
Cast Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Stephan James
Created by Veronica West
The show description asks: “What if you woke up one day and didn’t know your own secrets?” Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show) stars as Sophie, a woman who, following a traumatic brain injury, can’t remember much about her life, including what might have driven her to attempt to commit suicide. As her memories slowly begin to resurface, Sophie wonders which things she’s being told are truthful and which aren’t. Filled with twists, turns, betrayals, and edge-of-your-seat moments, Surface also sparks an interesting debate: If you had the chance to start over, would you go back to being yourself, or would you choose another identity altogether?

Amber Brown (2022)

Amber Brown
6.0/10
1 Season
Genre Kids
Cast Carsyn Rose, Sarah Drew, Liliana Inouye
Created by Bonnie Hunt
Divorce is never easy, and this family comedy takes a comedic look at the devastating situation from the perspective of a young girl named Amber Brown. Dealing with the separation of her parents, the show, based on the Paula Danzinger book series of the same name, shows the good and the bad Amber deals with as she navigates two homes and a different life from some of her friends. It’s a great show to watch with kids going through the same hardship, helping them feel they aren’t alone. Bonnie Hunt (Cheaper By the Dozen) serves as both series creator and co-executive producer.

Trying (2020)

Trying
69 %
7.8/10
tv-14 3 Seasons
Genre Comedy
Cast Rafe Spall, Esther Smith, Imelda Staunton
Created by Andy Wolton
Returning for its third season, Trying continues the story of Nikki (Esther Smith) and Jason (Rafe Spall), who decide to adopt a child after discovering they can’t have one biologically. But it turns out the adoption process isn’t so easy, nor is dealing with all the drama and unsolicited advice from family and friends. With the couple having successfully adopted two children, season 3 picks back up as the couple continues to try to get to know their new kids and navigate being thrown into the messy world of parenting.

Disney

The Ghost and Molly McGee (2021)

The Ghost and Molly McGee
7.2/10
tv-y7 1 Season
Genre Animation, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Kids
Cast Ashly Burch, Dana Snyder, Jordan Klepper
Created by Bill Motz, Bob Roth
Molly is a young girl who strives to make the world a better place. Scratch, meanwhile, is a grumpy ghost who wants to spread misery around the world. When the two end up bound to one another following a botched curse attempt, the pair finds themselves forming an unlikely friendship. The Ghost and Molly McGee premiered in late 2021, and a second season is now streaming. The show features a wide range of guest voices, including Kelsey Grammer, Yvette Nicole Brown, Danny Trejo, Sean Giambrone, and Lizy Koshy.

Alice's Wonderland Bakery (2022)

Alice's Wonderland Bakery
6.4/10
tv-y 1 Season
Genre Animation, Kids
Cast Libby Rue, Abigail Estrella, CJ Uy
Alice’s great-grandmother was not only a great baker, she made enchanted desserts, too. Now having inherited the cookbook, Alice is prepared to make plenty of delicious, indulgent, and magical desserts at the Wonderland Bakery. While the focus is on the delectable aromas and treats, Alice also realizes that part of the magic of food is that it can bring people together. Watch the first five episodes following Alice on her various adventures with Fergie the white rabbit, Hattie, and Rosa, the Princess of Hearts.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019)

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
64 %
7.1/10
tv-pg 3 Seasons
Genre Family, Comedy, Drama
Cast Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo, Sofia Wylie
Created by Tim Federle
Whether you danced and sang along with this series, based on the popular movie franchise, back in 2019 when it launched on Disney Channel, ABC, and Freeform or you waited to stream it on Disney+, High School Musical: The Series’ third season is now available, along with seasons 1 and 2. With a cast that includes Olivia Rodrigo, this will be a must-watch for teenage fans of the pop singer. Praised for the performances and storyline, season 3 is set to include more fun musical numbers as fans follow the kids outside of school — they’re now in summer theater camp in California.

Light & Magic (2022)

Light & Magic
9.0/10
tv-14 1 Season
Genre Documentary
Cast Lawrence Kasdan
A Disney+ original, Light & Magic is a behind-the-scenes look at Star Wars and its world of industrial light and magic through special visual effects and animation. Lawrence Kasdan, the Academy Award-nominated filmmaker behind the franchise, talks about the ways he and the virtual production division at Lucasfilm have used these elements to bring the George Lucas movies to life. It’s a sight for the eyes that will have any Star Wars fan in awe.

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