Critics named the best Russian TV series of 2022. The data was collected by the specialized website Kino-Teatr.Ru. The list of experts includes 22 industry representatives who contribute to Time Out, Silver Rain, Gazeta.Ru, Afisha, Vokrug TV, Vedomosti, Film Distributor Bulletin, ProfiCinema, Digital Reporter, “KinoReporter” and others.
Everyone actively watched Russian TV series, of which 215 were released in Russia in 2022. Of these, 85 were on TV, 130 on platforms. In the first place, according to the results of the choice of critics, was the project “1703”, in the second – “Patient Zero”, the series “Nadvoe” by Valery Todorovsky closes the top three.
The fourth place was taken by the project “13 Clinical”. Next are the unaired “Wretches” from the Premier platform, “Drip” and Kion’s online cinema series “Kidney”, showing in early 2022.
Kino-Teatr.Ru also noted that most of the series this year were released on streaming platforms and not on TV: 60.5% vs. 39.5%. In 2021, streaming represented 47% of projects.
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