YEM’s TOP 5 Returning Shows of 2022

Renewed shows give audiences a chance to understand the characters better and get invested in the plot. For these reasons, YEM has a lot of favorite renewed shows. Read below to find out what are favorites were and why. 

1. High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series introduces members of the drama club and their faculty advisors as they prepare for the opening night of the musicals they stage at East High School. YEM has had the pleasure of interviewing many stars from HSMTMTS, and we not only enjoyed speaking with the cast but also watching the heartfelt moments and listening to the catchy tunes on the show, check out the interview here.

2. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl is a spin-off of the 2007 Gossip Girl series. The show follows the lives of affluent teen students who live, work, and play in the Upper East side of New York City. The protagonist is an anonymous character whose pen name goes by Gossip Girl. GG (as the name of Gossip Girl is often referred to) is a cunning and enigmatic blogger who spills all the latest scandals and secrets of others. The show is jam-packed with backstabbing, mystery, deceit, romance, and drama. Who wouldn’t love this show, with its seemingly endless drama, mystery, and scandal? Check out the exclusive interview YEM did with the cast of Gossip Girl here!

3. One of Us is Lying

One of Us is Lying is based on the New York Times bestselling novel by author Karen M. McManus. The premise is a classic who-done-it but with a youthful and edgy twist. The story centers around five high schoolers: Simon, Copper, Nate, Addy, and Bronwyn. During their stint in detention, Simon is murdered, thus leaving the other four remaining students under suspicion. This series is a classic who done it but with a youthful twist that many YA’s can enjoy. YEM was able to do an interview with the cast of One of Us is Lying here!

4. Never Have I Ever

A teenager of Indian descent seeks to improve her social standing after a difficult and traumatic year, but her friends, family, and emotions only complicate her life. YEM appreciates this series as it features a diverse cast with strong Indian and Asian representation. Make sure to watch the interview YEM did with Jaren Lewison here, and the interview we did with Benjamin Norris here!

5. Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

A series of sad occurrences nearly tore Millwood apart twenty years ago. Now, in the present day, a brand-new group of Little Liars is being tormented by an unidentified attacker. YEM adores the remake of this classic pop culture phenomenon as it features many of the same elements as the original series, such as mystery and romance.  Sara Shepard did an exclusive interview with YEM about Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, check it out here!