Okay, so it might be impossible to watch EVERYTHING, but with all these new shows it can be hard to keep track, especially with all the different streaming services. That’s why we’ve compiled this handy list of TV viewing for May with shows premiering, or continuing from the month(s) before. There’s sure to be something up your alley.

Oh, and May also marks the return of Twin Peaks. Pretty neat eh? *melts into a puddle*

Shows Premiering in May

American Gods

Season 1 – May 1st

American Gods is the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel where gods, the old and the new, walk among us.

Where to watch: US: Starz, NZ: Amazon Prime Video


Season 2 – May 5th

Continuing the Wachowskis’ saga connecting eight minds across the globe, and more than likely another orgy?

Where to watch: US/NZ: Netflix

Master of None

Season 2 – May 12th

Aziz Ansari continues his socially aware series of living in a modern world, this time abroad in Italy with his best bud.

Where to watch: US/NZ: Netflix

I Love Dick

Season 1 – May 12th

More than just a funny title, it’s a new Jill Soloway show (Transparent) with Kathryn Hahn and Kevin Bacon as the leads.

Where to watch: US/NZ: Amazon Prime Video

Anne With An E

Season 1 – May 12th

Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables, to join Netflix’s existing slate of gingers (see below).

Where to watch: US/NZ: Netflix

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Season 3 – May 19th

That innocent ginger, Kimmy, is back for another season of Tina Fey’s half hour comedy.

Where to watch: US/NZ: Netflix

The Keepers

Season 1 – May 19th

In the style of Netflix’s Making a Murderer and Amanda Knox, this is another true crime series, this time with nuns.

Where to watch: US/NZ: Netflix

Twin Peaks

Season 3 – May 21st

Twin Peaks, a cult classic, is revived 25 years later with David Lynch and the original cast.

Where to watch: US: Showtime, NZ: Sky


Season 3 – May 26th

Kyle Chandler is back for the final season of Bloodline, whatever this show is about.

Where to watch: US/NZ: Netflix

House of Cards

Season 5 – May 30th

Frank & Claire Underwood are still at it (apparently).

Where to watch: US/NZ: Netflix

Shows Continuing in May


Better Call Saul

Season 3 (ends June 12th)

Jimmy McGill continues digging himself a hole that will lead him to becoming Saul Goodman in this Breaking Bad prequel.

Where to watch: US: AMC, NZ: Lightbox

Doctor Who

Series 10 (ends July 1st)

A new companion, but one more season before showrunner Steven Moffat, and Doctor, Peter Capaldi, move on. Check out our first impressions.

Where to watch: UK: BBC, US: BBC America, NZ: Prime

The Leftovers

Season 3 (ends June 4th)

Damon Lindelof’s final season brings us a more refined LostCheck out our first impressions and follow along with our spoiler dive week to week.

Where to watch: US: HBO NZ: Sky


Season 3 (ends June 21st)

Noah Hawley’s anthology series gives us two Ewen McGregors, a Carrie Coon, and an Elizabeth Winstead.

Where to watch: US: FX, NZ: Sky, Neon

Silicon Valley

Season 4 (ends June 25th)

Once again there’s dissent among the ranks in this satirical take on our digital age.

Where to watch: US: HBO, NZ: Sky

The Handmaid’s Tale

Season 1 (ends June 14th)

A new series based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel where modern-day women are taken in as slaves.

Where to watch: US: Hulu


Season 1 (ends June 27th)

A new series following Albert Einstein’s life with Geoffrey Rush as the older Einstein.

Where to watch: US: National Geographic, NZ: Sky