IMDb Picks: April TV Premieresby IMDb-Editors | created - 27 Mar 2017 | updated - 10 Apr 2017 | Public
Get tune-in info for new and returning shows that premiere in April.
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1. The Real Housewives of Potomac (2016– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV
We follow the lives of 6 women residents of Potomac, Maryland. Each in various stages of life and affluence. Shaping their community and their lives.
"The Real Housewives of Potomac" premieres Sunday, April 2, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.
2. iZombie (2015– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A medical resident finds that being a zombie has its perks, which she uses to assist the police.
"iZombie" premieres Tuesday, April 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.
3. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.
"Prison Break: Sequel" premieres Tuesday, April 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.
4. Archer (2009– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones.
"Archer" premieres Wednesday, April 5, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.
5. Brockmire (2017– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.
"Brockmire" premieres Wednesday, April 5, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on IFC.
6. The Real Housewives of New York City (2008– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Reality-TV
A fast-paced reality show that follows several incredibly busy and ambitious Manhattan women. Watch as they balance envious social calendars, challenging careers, and motherhood, with the hustle and bustle of the big city all around.
"The Real Housewives of New York City" premieres Wednesday, April 5, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.
7. Idiotsitter (2014– )
30 min | Comedy
A straight-and-narrow young woman is hired to babysit a mega-rich woman child who has been left alone in her daddy's mansion under house arrest.
"The Real Housewives of New York City" premieres Thursday, April 6, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.
8. American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017– )
TV-MA | 42 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to more than 17,000 hours of footage and over 2,600 scrapbooks from Hefner's personal archives, chronicling the life of an American icon and the history of the brand he created.
"American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story" premieres Friday, April 7, on Amazon.
9. The Get Down (2016–2017)
TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A ragtag group of teenagers run wild in the streets of the Bronx in the late 1970s.
"The Get Down" premieres Friday, April 7, on Netflix.
10. The Son (2017– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Western
A multi-generational epic telling of the story of America's birth as a superpower through the bloody rise and fall of one Texas oil empire.
"The Son" premieres Saturday, April 8, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on AMC.
11. Angie Tribeca (2016– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
"Angie Tribeca" premieres Monday, April 10, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.
12. Better Call Saul (2015– )
TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
"Better Call Saul" premieres Monday, April 10, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on AMC.
13. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime
Jake Peralta, an immature, but talented N.Y.P.D. detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" premieres Tuesday, April 11, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.
14. Deadliest Catch (2005– )
TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV
A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadliest profession in the world.
"Deadliest Catch" premieres Tuesday, April 11, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery.
15. Chelsea (2016– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Chelsea Handler interviews celebrities, academics, and professionals in her new show on Netflix.
"Chelsea" premieres Friday, April 14, on Netflix.
16. Fortitude (2015– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Perched on the edge of the Arctic Circle, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now.
"Fortitude" premieres Friday, April 14, on Amazon.
17. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In the not-too-distant future Joel Robinson is held captive by Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank, forced to watch B-Grade movies on the Satellite of Love with the help of his robot friends: Cambot, Gypsy, Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot.
"Mystery Science Theater" premieres Friday, April 14, on Netflix.
18. Doctor Who (2005– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender by regenerating when near death, and his/her human companions.
"Doctor Who" premieres Saturday, April 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on BBC America.
19. Class (2016)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The sixth formers of Coal Hill Academy all have their own secrets and desires. They have to deal with the stresses of everyday life including friends, parents, school work, sex, and sorrow, but also the horrors that come from time travel.
"Class" premieres Saturday, April 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on BBC America.
20. Guerrilla (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
A pair of activists in 1970s London set out to free a political prisoner and wage a resistance movement.
"Guerrilla" premieres Sunday, April 16, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime.
21. The Leftovers (2014–2017)
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Three years after the disappearance of two percent of the global population, a group of people from New York City struggle to continue their lives, while they cope with the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event.
"The Leftovers" premieres Sunday, April 16, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.
22. Veep (2012– )
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy
Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about.
"Veep" premieres Sunday, April 16, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.
23. The White Princess (2017– )
TV-MA | Drama
Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name, the story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII.
"The White Princess" premieres Sunday, April 16, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Starz.
24. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while also investigating the disappearance of their best friend.
"Pretty Little Liars" premieres Tuesday, April 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform.
25. Famous in Love (2017–2018)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance
A college student's big break in a Hollywood blockbuster leaves her navigating through an undeniable chemistry.
"Famous in Love" premieres Tuesday, April 18, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform.
26. Fargo (2014– )
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.
"Fargo" premieres Wednesday, April 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.
27. Bosch (2014– )
TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama
An L.A.P.D. homicide detective works to solve the murder of a thirteen-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.
"Bosch" premieres Friday, April 21, on Amazon.
28. Girlboss (2017)
TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy
Sophia, a misfit, discovers a passion for fashion, becoming an unlikely businesswoman in the process. As her business grows, however, she has to learn to cope with life as her own boss. This show is loosely based on the true story of Nasty Gal Founder, Sophia Amoruso.
"Girlboss" premieres Friday, April 21, on Netflix.
29. Sand Castle (2017)
TV-MA | 113 min | Drama, War
The story follows a young soldier, and his introduction into the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Based on true events, it bears witness to the destruction, and horrors of war.
"Sand Castle" premieres Friday, April 21, on Netflix.
30. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" premieres Saturday, April 22, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.
31. Silicon Valley (2014– )
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy
Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper.
"Silicon Valley" premieres Sunday, April 23, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.
32. Gotham (2014– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.
"Gotham" premieres Monday, April 24, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.
33. Genius (2017– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.
"Genius" premieres Tuesday, April 25, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Nat Geo.
34. Great News (2017–2018)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at her new job, which comes with many challenges.
"Great News" premieres Tuesday, April 25, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.
35. Gomorra: La serie (2014– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ciro disregards tradition in his attempt to become the next boss of his crime syndicate. The internal power struggle puts him and his entire family's life at risk.
"Gomorrah" premieres Wednesday, April 26, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Sundance.
36. The Handmaid's Tale (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.
"The Handmaid's Tale" premieres Wednesday, April 26, on Hulu.
37. Catastrophe (2015– )
TV-MA | 24 min | Comedy
American boy Rob gets Irish girl Sharon pregnant while they hook up for a week while on a business trip to London.
"Catastrophe" premieres Friday, April 28, on Amazon.
38. Dear White People (2017– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
"Dear White People" premieres Friday, April 28, on Netflix.
39. Small Crimes (2017)
TV-MA | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgraced former cop, fresh off a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder - returns home looking for redemption but winds up trapped in the mess he left behind.
"Small Crimes" premieres Friday, April 28, on Netflix.
40. American Gods (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself "Wednesday" and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow's life and past.
"American Gods" premieres Sunday, April 30, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Starz.