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What’s Worth Streaming: Here’s everything coming to Amazon’s Prime Video and Freevee in May 2022

Amazon’s Prime Video has new seasons of some fan favorites in May, in addition to a “Bosch” spinoff on its free sister service, Freevee.

First up, the “Lord of the Flies”-like survival thriller “The Wilds” (May 6) returns for its second season. Season 1 revealed that the group of teenage girls stranded on a deserted island were part of an elaborate social experiment, and Season 2 adds to that explosive mix a second island, populated by teenage boys.

The following week will see a revival of the classic Canadian sketch comedy series “The Kids in the Hall” (May 13).  Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson are all back for the new eight-episode season of seriously quirky comedy.

But the biggest title of the month may be one appearing on Freevee, formerly known as IMDb TV, the free streaming service operated by Amazon
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After seven seasons on Prime Video, the police drama “Bosch” ended its run last summer, but the story will pick right back up with Freevee’s “Bosch: Legacy” (May 6). Titus Welliver returns as Harry Bosch, now retired from the police force and working as a private investigator while his daughter, Maddie (Madison Lintz), follows in his footsteps as a rookie cop. Like “Bosch,” the spinoff is based on Michael Connelly’s popular series of novels.

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Prime Video also has the true-crime docuseries “The Unsolved Murder of Beverly Lynn Smith” (May 6); the immersive, high-school themed reality-dating show “Lovestruck High” (May 18); Part 2 of the Italian crime drama “Bang Bang Baby” (May 19); and “Night Sky” (May 20), a sci-fi series with a star-studded cast, including Oscar-winners J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek as a couple who discover a portal to another world; while Freevee also has “Troppo” (May 20), an Australian crime drama starring Thomas Jane.

Here’s the full list of what’s coming to Prime Video and Freevee in May, as of April 26 (release dates are subject to change):

What’s coming to Prime Video in May 2022

May 1
Independence Day (1996)
Tombstone (1993)
Open Range (2003)
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
The Guardian (2006)
Office Space (1999)
Valley Girl (1983)
The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
Platoon (1986)
The Woods (2006)
Bad Influence (1990)
The Namesake (2007)
Crank (2006)
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Shrek (2001)
Shrek 2 (2004)
Battleship (2012)
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Field of Dreams (1989)
Road to Perdition (2002)
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Zero Dark Thirty (2013)
A League of Their Own (1992)
The Ugly Truth (2009)

May 1
Blue Clues S1 (1999)

May 6
The Wilds S2 (2022)
The Unsolved Murder of Beverly Lynn Smith S1 (2022)

May 13
The Kids in the Hall S1 (2022)

May 18
Lovestruck High (2022)

May 19
Bang Bang Baby S1, Part 2 (2022)

May 20
Night Sky (2022)

LOL: Si te ríes, pierdes (2022)

May 27
Emergency (2022)
Kick Like Tayla (2022)

Iain Stirling Comedy Special

What’s coming to Freevee in May 2022

May 1
Crazy Heart (2009)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Deja Vu (2006)
Evan Almighty (2007)
Eve’s Bayou (1997)
Funny People (2009)
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Gone Girl (2014)
Gulliver’s Travels (2010)
Hanna (2011)
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Hulk (2003)
In Bruges (2008)
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (2013)
Linsanity (2013)
London Fields (2018)
Your Highness (2011)

May 2
Hellboy (2019)

May 6
Bosch: Legacy S1 (2022)

May 8
Sleepless (2017)

May 20
Troppo S1 (2022)

May 23
Dredd (2012)
Bombshell (2019)

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