It doesn’t always pay to believe the hype, as the best new shows of August 2022 illustrate. With the exception of Netflix’s enchanting Sandman adaptation (more about that below), the month’s buzziest premieres didn’t do a whole lot for me. Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon? It’s fine! Amazon’s A League of Their…

The 5 Best New TV Shows Our Critic Watched in August 2022