Peacock: What’s Coming in May 2022

By Rebecca Theodore-Vachon 

Peacock announced its slate of new and returning original programming for May.

Angelyne premieres May 19. The series, based on a 2017 Hollywood Reporter feature by Gary Baum, chronicles the life of the L.A. billboard icon. Emmy Rossum stars as the titular blonde bombshell.

Girls5Eva is back for a second season on May 5. The series follows a one-hit-wonder girl group from the 1990s who reunite for another shot at superstardom. Season 2 will chronicle the group’s attempt to record their first studio album in years. The cast includes Sara BareillesElise GoldsberryBusy Philipps and Paula Pell.


Zac Efron stars in Firestarter, a re-imagining of the 1984 film based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel. A couple (Efron, Sydney Lemmon) desperately try to hide their daughter, Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong), from a shadowy federal agency that wants to harness her remarkable gift for turning fire into a weapon of mass destruction. Firestarter premieres May 13.

Read on to find out what else will soon arrive on the platform (excluding live sports and events like the Kentucky Derby on May 7).

May 1 
13 Going on 30
About a Boy
The American
American Gangster
Assault on Precinct 13
Bangkok Dangerous, 
The Best Man
The Blues Brothers
Bride Wars
Brown Sugar
Cat’s Eye
Con Air
Coyote Ugly
Dark Waters
Die Hard 
Die Hard 2
Die Hard with a Vengeance 
Disaster Movie 
Dragon: Bruce Lee Story
Enemy of the State
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Head Over Heels
Independence Day
Intolerable Cruelty
Johnson Family Vacation
The Joy Luck Club
Just Wright, 2010 
The Land Before Time
Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave
Land of the Lost
Last Knights
Little Rascals
Live Free or Die Hard
Man on a Ledge
The Namesake
Needful Things
The Notebook
The One
Out of Sight
The Peanut Butter Falcon
Public Enemies
Red Rock West
Resident Evil
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Resident Evil: Extinction
Resident Evil: Afterlife
Resident Evil: Retribution
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Rumble Fish
The Rundown 
Schindler’s List
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Shrek 2
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Slap Shot
Smokey and the Bandit
Smokey and the Bandit II
Sweet Home Alabama
The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Transporter
Twilight, 2008 
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Woody Woodpecker
Hatfields and McCoys, Season 1 

May 5
Dragons: The Nine Realms, Season 2
Firestarter (1984)
Girls5eva, Season 2, Episodes 1-3

May 6 
Million Dollar Listing NY, Season 9
May 13
Firestarter (2022)

May 15
Billboard Music Awards 2022

May 16 
The Real Murders of Orange County, Season 1

May 17 
Buried in the Backyard, Season 4 (Oxygen)

May 18 
Botched, Season 7

May 19
Angelyne, Limited Series, Episodes 1-5 (Peacock Original)

May 20 
Magnolia Bloom
The Other Side
Sorry for the Inconvenience

May 24
Sins of the Amish, Episodes 1-2 (Peacock Original)

May 26
Girls5eva, Season 2, Episode 6 (Peacock Original)

May 27 
Golf’s Greatest Rounds, Season 1

May 31
Final Moments, Season 1 (Oxygen) 
Señora Acero, Seasons 1-5