May 2022 TV and Streaming Calendar

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1. Duncanville (2020– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

Duncanville is centered around a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, named Duncan with a rich fantasy life, and the people in his world. He's not exceptional, but he has a wild imagination in which he's never anything less than amazing.

Stars: Amy Poehler, Ty Burrell, Riki Lindhome, Joy Osmanski

Votes: 1,947

Sunday, May 1, on Fox

2. I Love That for You (2022– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

A woman overcomes childhood leukemia to achieve her dream of becoming an on-air host at a home shopping network.

Stars: Vanessa Bayer, Molly Shannon, Paul James, Ayden Mayeri

Votes: 522

Sunday, May 1, on Showtime

3. Ridley Road (2021– )

Not Rated | 229 min | Drama, Thriller

When Vivien Epstein follows her lover into danger and he is caught between life and death, Vivien finds herself going undercover with the fascists, not only for him but for the sake of her country.

Stars: Agnes O'Casey, Rory Kinnear, Henry Wilton-Hunt, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 2,007

Sunday, May 1, on PBS

4. Naked and Afraid XL (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Horror

A group of amateur survivalists are put to the ultimate test in the wild for 40 days with nothing but a few primitive tools. No food. No clothing. No water. They must hunt and gather whatever they need until extraction day.

Stars: Michael Brown, Jeff Zausch, Lacey Jones, Matt Wright

Votes: 1,437

Sunday, May 1, on Discovery

5. The Real Housewives of Atlanta (2008– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Reality-TV

A reality television series focused on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

Stars: Kandi Burruss, Cynthia Bailey, NeNe Leakes, Porsha Williams

Votes: 3,705

Sunday, May 1, on Bravo

6. Vice (2013–2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary, News

Documentary series featuring startling, groundbreaking stories from around the world.

Stars: Shane Smith, Gianna Toboni, Thomas Morton, Ben Anderson

Votes: 4,260

Sunday, May 1, on Showtime

7. Welcome Home Nikki Glaser? (2022– )

TV-14 | 21 min | Reality-TV

Follows Nikki Glaser as she embarks on an uncomfortable journey of self-discovery and struggles to find love.

Stars: Nikki Glaser, Chris Convy, Andrew Collin, EJ Glaser

Votes: 64

Sunday, May 1, on E!

8. ZIWE (2021– )

TV-MA | Comedy

ZIWE, a riotously funny, new variety series from writer, comedian and internet sensation, Ziwe. A no-holds-barred mix of musical numbers, interviews and sketches that challenge America's discomfort with race, politics, and cultural issues.

Stars: Ziwe Fumudoh, Cole Escola, Michelle Davis, Patti Harrison

Votes: 657

Sunday, May 1, on Showtime

9. Lil Jon Wants to Do What? (2022– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Lil Jon is ready to reveal his love of out-of-the-box home renovations.

Stars: Adam Bret, Lil Jon, Anitra Mecadon

Votes: 18

Monday, May 2, on HGTV

10. Signora Volpe (2022– )


Sylvia, a disillusioned British spy turned detective starts a new life in the beautiful heart of Italy. She soon finds out trouble follows her wherever she goes.

Stars: Emilia Fox, Tara Fitzgerald, Giovanni Cirfiera, Matteo Carlomagno

Votes: 558

Monday, May 2, on Acorn TV

11. The Chase (I) (2021– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Contestants competing against a professional quizzer, known as the Chaser, whose aim is to prevent the contestants from winning a cash prize.

Stars: Sara Haines, Brad Rutter, Mark Labbett, James Holzhauer

Votes: 511

Tuesday, May 3, on ABC

12. Holey Moley (2019– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Contestants put their miniature golf-and physical-skills to the test as they face off in out-of-this-world challenges on a supersized course.

Stars: Joe Tessitore, Rob Riggle, Stephen Curry, Jeannie Mai Jenkins

Votes: 1,061

Tuesday, May 3, on ABC

13. The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch (2020– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Horror, Mystery, Reality-TV

A team of experts and scientists undertakes exhaustive research at Skinwalker Ranch, an infamous location for paranormal activity and UFO sightings.

Stars: Travis Taylor, Bryant 'Dragon' Arnold, Brandon Fugal, Erik Bard

Votes: 2,115

Tuesday, May 3, on History Channel

14. Spring Awakening: Those You've Known (2022)

83 min | Documentary, Musical

76 Metascore

Fifteen years after the Tony-winning Broadway run of Spring Awakening, the original cast and creative team reunite for a spectacular, one night only concert.

Director: Michael John Warren | Stars: Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr., Lauren Pritchard

Votes: 304

Tuesday, May 3, on HBO

15. Who Do You Believe? (2022– )


The audience steps into the shoes of two contrasting narratives. In each episode they will hear the recounts directly from the victims and criminals with never-before-revealed details. The viewer plays a detective role to discover truth.

Stars: Gilbert Bell, Kyle Johnson, Desi Louise, Kenneth J. Morgan

Votes: 63

Tuesday, May 3, on ABC

16. Meltdown: Three Mile Island (2022)

TV-MA | 172 min | Documentary, History

Insiders recount the events, controversies and lingering effects of the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania.

Stars: Rick Parks, Nicole Remsburg, Joyce Corradi, Paula Kinney

Votes: 2,030

Wednesday, May 4, on Netflix

17. The Big Conn (2022– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Crime

Follows the story of Eric C. Conn, a Kentucky attorney who managed to steal over $550 million dollars from the U.S. government through its Social Security program.

Stars: Robert Gerding, Marc Hockl, Ella Frazee, Bobby Easley

Votes: 276

Thursday, May 5, on Apple TV Plus

18. The Pentaverate (2022)

TV-MA | 160 min | Comedy

An unlikely Canadian journalist finds himself embroiled in a mission to uncover the truth and just possibly save the world himself.

Stars: Mike Myers, Lydia West, Jeremy Irons, Maria Menounos

Votes: 6,192

Thursday, May 5, on Netflix

19. The Staircase (2022)

TV-MA | Biography, Crime, Drama

Tells the story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16-year judicial battle that followed.

Stars: Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Patrick Schwarzenegger

Votes: 4,373

Thursday, May 5, on HBO Max

20. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (2022– )

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series, the show will follow the crew of the USS Enterprise under Captain Christopher Pike.

Stars: Gia Sandhu, Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Jess Bush

Votes: 7,515

Thursday, May 5, on Paramount Plus

21. Bosch: Legacy (2022– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama

Bosch embarks on the next chapter of his career and finds himself working with his one-time enemy, Honey Chandler.

Stars: Titus Welliver, Mimi Rogers, Madison Lintz, Stephen A. Chang

Votes: 4,935

Friday, May 6, on Amazon Freevee

22. Mind for Design (2021– )


Interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn creates breathtaking spaces with an eclectic-yet-distinctive style. Along with a team of skilled designers, Brian tackles decorating projects on any budget or within any scope.

Star: Brian Patrick Flynn

Votes: 15

Friday, May 6, on discovery Plus

23. Sheryl (2022)

TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary, Music

60 Metascore

A portrait of the singular storyteller who's lived it all, seen it all but never told it all until now. From humble beginnings to sold out world tours Sheryl Crow's life has been extraordinary, creating a legacy that continues to inspire.

Director: Amy Scott | Stars: Brandi Carlile, Sheryl Crow, Laura Dern, Emmylou Harris

Votes: 177

Friday, May 6, on Showtime

24. The Takedown (2022)

TV-MA | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

43 Metascore

Diakité and Monge as police officers who are the complete opposite, and get paired together to uncover an unexpectedly big criminal case.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Omar Sy, Laurent Lafitte, Izïa Higelin, Dimitri Storoge

Votes: 3,778

Friday, May 6, on Netflix

25. Tehran (2020– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.

Stars: Niv Sultan, Shaun Toub, Shervin Alenabi, Arash Marandi

Votes: 14,399

Friday, May 6, on Apple TV Plus

26. The Wilds (2020– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

A group of teens must survive after a plane crash leaves them stranded on a deserted island. The girls tell their stories to investigators who slowly piece together what happened to them.

Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Sophia Ali, Shannon Berry, Jenna Clause

Votes: 17,492

Friday, May 6, on Amazon Prime Video

27. Love in the Jungle (2022– )


Taking 14 unlucky-in-love singles to an eco-reserve in Colombia to compete in physical challenges grounded in real animal mating rituals to discover if they can find a partner through physical connection alone.

Star: Scott Tunnix

Votes: 32

Sunday, May 8, on discovery Plus

28. Love Match Atlanta (2022– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV

Take a look into the personal and professional lives of five of Atlanta's hottest matchmakers

Stars: Tana Gilmore, Shae Primus, Ming Clark, Joseph Dixon

Sunday, May 8, on Bravo

29. Breeders (2020– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A comedic look at the trials and tribulations of parenthood.

Stars: Martin Freeman, Daisy Haggard, Alun Armstrong, Joanna Bacon

Votes: 5,195

Monday, May 9, on FX

30. Candy (2022)

TV-MA | 257 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Candy Montgomery is a 1980s housewife and mother who did everything right - but when the pressure of conformity builds within her, her actions scream for just a bit of freedom. Until someone tells her to shush. With deadly results.

Stars: Jessica Biel, Melanie Lynskey, Pablo Schreiber, Timothy Simons

Votes: 4,081

Monday, May 9, on Hulu

31. The Challenge: All Stars (2021– )

TV-MA | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

The iconic reality TV franchise kicked off in 1998 and featured cast members from The Real World and Road Rules competing against one another and now, some of the most iconic and fiercest stars to ever appear are back in action.

Stars: Jonna Mannion, Darrell Taylor, T.J. Lavin, Nehemiah Clark

Votes: 373

Wednesday, May 11, on Paramount Plus

32. Operation Mincemeat (2021)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, War

65 Metascore

During WWII, two intelligence officers use a corpse and false papers to outwit German troops.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald, Rufus Wright

Votes: 9,002

Wednesday, May 11, on Netflix

33. Our Father (III) (2022)

TV-MA | 97 min | Documentary, Crime

45 Metascore

After a woman's at-home DNA test reveals multiple half-siblings, she discovers a shocking scheme involving donor sperm and a popular fertility doctor.

Director: Lucie Jourdan | Stars: Donald Cline, Jacoba Ballard, Debbie Pierce, Jan Shore

Votes: 4,455

Wednesday, May 11, on Netflix

34. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2010– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Reality-TV

A reality series that follows some of the most affluent women in the country as they enjoy the lavish lifestyle that only Beverly Hills can provide.

Stars: Kyle Richards, Adrienne Maloof, Camille Grammer, Lisa Vanderpump

Votes: 6,123

Wednesday, May 11, on Bravo

35. Hacks (2021– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

Explores a dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old.

Stars: Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Rose Abdoo

Votes: 20,752

Thursday, May 12, on HBO Max

36. Bling Empire (2021– )

TV-MA | 38 min | Reality-TV

Follow L.A.'s wildly wealthy East Asian and East Asian American fun-seekers as they go all-out with fabulous parties, glamour and drama in this reality series.

Stars: Andrew Gray, Kevin Kreider, Kim Lee, Christine Chiu

Votes: 2,864

Friday, May 13, on Netflix

37. Couples Therapy (2019–2022)

TV-MA | 30 min | Reality-TV

COUPLES THERAPY unlocks a hidden world: other people's relationships. Far from reality-show caricatures, this is true documentary filmmaking that brings viewers into authentic and visceral experience of weekly therapy with four couples.

Stars: Orna Guralnik, Virginia Goldner, Lauren Guilbeaux, Kirkland Vaughans

Votes: 753

Friday, May 13, on Showtime

38. The Essex Serpent (2022)

TV-14 | Drama

Follows London widow Cora Seaborne who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent. She forms a bond of science and skepticism with the pastor, but when tragedy strikes, locals accuse her of attracting the creature.

Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Claire Danes, Clémence Poésy, Frank Dillane

Votes: 901

Friday, May 13, on Apple TV Plus

39. Firestarter (2022)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

32 Metascore

A young girl tries to understand how she mysteriously gained the power to set things on fire with her mind.

Director: Keith Thomas | Stars: Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Sydney Lemmon, Michael Greyeyes

Votes: 7,403

Friday, May 13, on Peacock

40. Senior Year (2022)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

47 Metascore

A cheerleading stunt gone wrong landed her in a 20-year coma. Now she's 37, newly awake and ready to live out her high school dream: becoming prom queen.

Director: Alex Hardcastle | Stars: Rebel Wilson, Angourie Rice, Mary Holland, Molly Brown

Votes: 17,740

Friday, May 13, on Netflix

41. Zoe Bakes (2022– )


Zoe breaks down the secrets of the best pastry chefs, teaching viewers how to achieve beautiful and delicious desserts from their own kitchens.

Star: Zoe Francois

Friday, May 13, on discovery Plus

42. Conversations with Friends (2022– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Drama, Romance

Two Dublin college students, Frances and Bobbi, and the strange and unexpected connection they forge with married couple, Melissa and Nick.

Stars: Alison Oliver, Sasha Lane, Jemima Kirke, Joe Alwyn

Votes: 1,408

Sunday, May 15, on Hulu

43. The Time Traveler's Wife (2022– )

TV-MA | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Tells the intricate love story of Clare and Henry, and a marriage with a problem... time travel.

Stars: Rose Leslie, Theo James, Everleigh McDonell, Caitlin Shorey

Votes: 1,045

Sunday, May 15, on HBO

45. Basketball Wives (2010– )

21 min | Reality-TV