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7 New TV Series We’re Excited To Watch Online In May 2022

Salva Mubarak
Senior Features Writer

The month of May is packed with exciting new releases that we can’t wait to watch. The month starts with wholesome and delightful series like Home Shanti on Disney+ Hotstar and The Sound of Magic on Netflix. Many of our favourite TV shows are returning with new seasons, like Bling Empire and Stranger Things. Sci-fi lovers are also in for a treat as the Star Wars spinoff that we’ve all been waiting for is coming in May, along with a new drama series, starring J.K Simmons, on Amazon Prime Video.

So, without further ado, here are all the shows we’re looking forward to streaming online in May, so make sure to Bookmark this page and mark your calendars!

Home Shanti (6th May)

The web series follows a Dehradun-based family who realise building their dream home is not as easy as they imagined it to be! The show stars veteran actors Manoj Pahwa and Supriya Pathak in the lead.

Watch it on Disney+ Hotstar

The Sound Of Magic (6th May)

This K-drama is based on a webtoon titled Annarasumanara and stars Ji Chang-wook, Choi Sung-eun, and Hwang In-youp. The fantasy musical drama tells the story of a young girl who wants to become a magician but doesn’t know how to fulfill her dream. Enter magician Lee Eul, who wants to remain a child forever. Together, they would change each other’s lives forever.

Watch it on Netflix

Modern Love Mumbai (13th May)

Amazon Prime’s beloved anthology series Modern Love is getting an Indian edition. The six-part series will explore diverse love stories set in Mumbai that reflect the city’s multi-faceted nature. The anthology stars Pratik Gandhi, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Masaba Gupta, Sarika, Ritwik Bhowmik, Naseeruddin Shah, and Arshad Warsi. The stories will be directed by acclaimed names like Alankrata Shrivastava, Vishal Bhardwaj, Hansal Mehta, Dhruv Sehgal, Shonali Bose, and Nupur Asthana.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video

Bling Empire (13th May)

The second season of this reality show is coming soon to make you feel poor and boring once again. The unscripted reality show that follows the lives of a handful of super-rich and super-glamorous Asian Americans in LA. Here’s everything you need to know about the new season before it drops.

Watch it on Netflix

Night Sky (20th May)

This upcoming sci-fi drama series stars J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek as a couple who discover a portal in their backyard that leads to a deserted planet. The unexpected arrival of a mysterious young man changes everything they thought they knew about the portal and their lives.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video

Obi-Wan Kenobi (27th May)

The much-anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi spinoff is finally here. Set 10 years after Star Wars: Episode III- Revenge of the Sith, it follows Obi-Wan as he goes on an unexpected adventure while looking over Luke Skywalker on Tattoine. The spinoff has Ewan McGregor reprising his role as the Jedi master, with Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton, Indira Varma, and Rupert Friend joining the cast.

Watch it on Disney+ Hotstar

Stranger Things 4: Volume 1 (27th May)

Set six months after the Battle of Starcourt, our favourite Hawkins residents are back to being terrorised by supernatural creatures and gruesome mysteries. You can read up on what to expect from the upcoming season right here.

Watch it on Netflix