We are one week away from starting 2023 and all expectations are set on the next productions that will come to light. However, we cannot ignore that this year has been marked by great films and series that stole all the applause from critics and the public.
Luckily for your subscribers, HBO Max it became the new home for many of these productions. Movies like Elvis, The Northman Y batmanand strings like House of the Dragon either Euphoria. 2022 was plagued by fictions that caught all viewers, and for this reason we review what were the 10 most watched series from the platform.
game of Thrones
The first place goes to this original fiction of HBO that not for nothing managed to become one of the most successful series in history. Despite the fact that it premiered in 2011 and ended in 2019, many fans did not hesitate to see it again, especially before its long-awaited spin-off was released, House of the Dragon. Over eight seasons, game of Thrones takes us into Westeros, where the most powerful families fight to sit on the throne and control the Seven Kingdoms.
The Big Bang Theory
Nostalgia and comedy have shown us that no production loses its validity, and The Big Bang Theory is no exception. The funny sitcom takes us into the life of Sheldon and Leonard, two science geniuses who lack social skills, especially with women. But with the arrival of a new neighbor, things change for these two friends.
Without a doubt we are facing one of the series most popular sitcom of all time. With a total of 12 seasons, it was on the air for more than 10 years (it premiered in 2007 and ended in 2019) and had a cast led by Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco, among others.
And how could it be otherwise, the podium with third place is occupied by another of the most popular comedies on television: friends. This sitcom, released in 1994, takes us into the life of a group of friends and their problems with love, work and money, but where friendship and camaraderie are always present.
The truth is friends to this day it is still valid despite having spent almost 20 years since its last episode. Such is the case, that in HBO Max is also available Friends: The Reuniona special where the cast meets again and remember some details of the series.
The series created by sam levinson and starring zendaya is also placed between most watched series from the platform. In January 2022, the second season premiered, which reunites us with Rue and her journey through drug addiction. In turn, her friends and schoolmates navigate their own problems related to love, sex, identity, social networks, among many others.
Like its first installment, the second season of the series received very good comments from critics and audiences. Besides, zendaya won the Emmy Award again Best Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Rue. The series was renewed for a third season, of which there is still not much news.
House of the Dragon
Yes game of Thrones knew how to be a success, there was no doubt that the same would happen with its spin-off. House of the Dragon premiered on August 21, 2022 and instantly became a hit. This fiction works as a prequel because it is set 200 before the events that occur in the fiction of HBO. This time we focus on the Targaryen family and their struggle to seize the throne.
With only 10 episodes, the series managed to conquer the whole world and break all kinds of records. It featured performances by Matt Smith, Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke, among others. Luckily for everyone, the series was renewed for a second season, which won’t see the light of day until 2024.
Love is in the air
Also Known As You stole my heartis turkish soap opera managed to position itself as one of the most watched titles in HBO Max. The story introduces us to Eda, a florist and architecture student, who loses a scholarship abroad to billionaire Serkan Bolat. Confronted and at odds, Serkan offers Eda a deal: if she agrees to spend two months with him and pretend to be her fiancée, he will pay for her studies. And although at first their relationship is terrible, as the days go by and they get to know each other, love threatens to appear.
rick and morty
This fun animated series for adults was also placed among the most viewed. The wacky and hilarious adventures of mad scientist Rick and his grandson Morty spanned six seasons, the most recent being this year. A seventh season is in production and promises to be as crazy as the rest of its installments.
The Handmaid’s Tale
Since 2017 this series starring Elizabeth Moss has been breaking records and stealing applause from specialized critics. Based on the homonymous novel by Margaret Atwood, the story is set in a dystopian and totalitarian future where, after a second Civil War in the United States, fertile women are subjected to pregnancy slavery.
The series has five seasons and in several countries it is available on HBO Max as is the case of Spain. Being an original Hulu production, in other countries such as Latin America, it can be found on Paramount Plus or Star Plus.
And Just Like That
The reboot from sex and the city became a complete success HBO Max. Although it did not achieve success and recognition as the original series did, this production was able to recreate the essence and glamor of the city. 20 years later, Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte are still friends, but living the dramas that life at 50 has to offer.
The last post of this ranking It is taken by one of the most talked about police series of the year. This fiction starring Colin Firth Y Toni Collette is based on a true event where the writer Michael Peterson is accused of murdering his wife Kathleen after she falls from a ladder under very strange circumstances.
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