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April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch

The Sympathizer, Riley, Fallout

A list of the 10 best new shows to watch in April 2024, with premiere dates of great upcoming series coming to Netflix, Max, Hulu and more streamers this month! Happy binging!

It’s April 2024: let’s take a look at the 10 best new shows to watch this month! Many new series are coming to streaming platforms this month, giving you lots of binge-worthy material to stream! Here are some very promising originals coming to Netflix, Hulu, Max, Apple TV+, Paramount+ and more streamers, with the TV premiere dates. You will find all shows below, in order of release, with links to where to watch them. Keep an eye on this page as we’ll add more series when they are announced, and scroll till the end for even more recommendations! Happy binging!


Writer-director: Steven Zaillian
Cast: Andrew Scott, Dakota Fanning, Johnny Flynn, Eliot Sumner, Maurizio Lombardi, Margherita Buy, John Malkovich, Kenneth Lonergan, Ann Cusack
Release Date: April 4, 2024
Where to Stream it: Netflix

April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: Ripley Trailer (Netflix)

If you take a look at the cast above, it’s easy to see why Ripley is one of our most anticipated shows of April 2024. Andrew Scott (All of Us Strangers) plays Tom Ripley, a grifter in early 1960s New York. One day, a wealthy man hires him: he must go to Italy and convince the man’s son to return home. But the mission is not so easy, as Tom will uncover a whole different story of lies, fraud and even murder. Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels.


Director: Fernando Meirelles
Cast: Colin Farrell, Kirby, Amy Ryan, James Cromwell
Release Date: April 5, 2024
Where to Stream it: Apple TV+

The first Apple TV+ series of the month is a private detective story starring Colin Farrell! He plays the titular John Sugar, a private investigator looking into the disappearance of a Hollywood Producer’s granddaughter. Colin Farrell also executive produces Sugar, where his character will uncover many family secrets.


Writers-showrunners: Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner
Cast: Ella Purnell, Walton Goggins, Aaron Moten, Moisés Arias, Kyle MacLachlan, Sarita Choudhury, Michael Emerson, Leslie Uggams
Release Date: April 12, 2024
Where to Stream it: Prime Video

April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: Fallout Trailer (Prime Video)

An adaptation of highly popular video game series “Fallout” is coming, and it looks great! It takes place two-hundred years after the apocalypse, where the residents of luxury fallout shelters have to return to the world their ancestors left behind, which looks very different from their own reality. But if they expected a wasteland, what they find is a complex, weird, and very violent universe. Our main characters are peaceful Vault-dweller Lucy (Ella Purnell, of Yellowjackets), young soldier Maximus (Aaron Moten), and morally ambiguous bounty hunter Ghoul (Walton Goggins).


Director: Tim Van Patten
Cast: Michael Douglas, Noah Jupe, Thibault de Montalembert, Danny Mays, Ludivine Sagnier, Eddie Marsan
Release Date: April 12, 2024
Where to Stream it: Apple TV+

It’s December 1776, and Benjamin Franklin’s experiments with electricity have made him famous all over the world. But when he embarks on a secret mission to France, he finds a completely new challenge that puts his knowledge to the test, even more so since the fate of US independence is at risk.


Showrunners: Park Chan-wook and Don McKellar
Directors: Park Chan-wook (ep. 1-3), Fernando Meirelles (ep. 4), Marc Munden (ep. 5-7) 
Cast: Hoa Xuande, Fred Nguyen Khan, Toan Le, Phanxine, Vy Le, Ky Duyen, Kieu Chinh, Duy Nguyen, Alan Trong, Sandra Oh, Robert Downey Jr. 
Release Date: April 12, 2024
Where to Stream it: Max

April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: The Sympathizer Trailer (Max)

The Sympathizer, on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, is one of the most anticipated shows of April 2024! This HBO Original limited espionage series revolves around an exiled Communist spy who’s half-French, half-Vietnamese. The Vietnam War is coming to an end and he’s living as a refugee in Los Angeles, but he soon discovers that his spying days aren’t over.


Director: Colin Archdeacon
Release Date: April 16, 2024
Where to Stream it: Paramount+

A man looks in the mirror and sees a distorted image of himself in the Paramount+ series CTRL+ALT+DESIRE, one of the 10 Best New Shows to Watch in April 2024 according to Loud and Clear Reviews
April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: CTRL+ALT+DESIRE (CBS/Paramount+)

Paramount+ brings us a three-part docuseries this month. Director Colin Archdeacon researched a series of killings in Florida that led him to the case of Grant Amato, a 29-year-old man charged of murdering his own family ffor the love of a cam girl. Needless to say, there’s a lot more to this story, which is ultimately about digital addiction, technological obsession, and, above all, loneliness. Watch the CTRL+ALT+DESIRE trailer!


Director: Geeta Patel
Cast: Lily Gladstone, Vritika Gupta, Chloe Guidry, Javon “Wanna” Walton, Izzy G., Aiyana Goodfellow, Ezra Faroque Khan, Archie Panjabi, Riley Keough
Release Date: April 17, 2024
Where to Stream it: Hulu

April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: Under the Bridge (Hulu)

Under the Bridge is another adaptation – this time, of Rebecca Godfrey’s 1997 book of the same name. It tells the true story of a fourteen-year old girl who joined some friends at a party and never came home. Her girlfriends are accused of murdering her and we follow the investigation of Godfrey herself (Riley Keough) and a police officer (Lily Gladstone). In the end, the truth will come out, and it’s not what you expected it to be.


Showrunners: Steve Yockey & Beth Schwartz
Cast: George Rexstrew, Jayden Revri, Kassius Nelson, Yuyu Kitamura, Jenn Lyon, Briana Cuoco, Lukas Gage, David Iacono and Ruth Connell
Release Date: April 25, 2024
Where to Stream it: Netflix

April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: Dead Boy Detectives: Trailer (Netflix)

Sandman fans, rejoice! A new Sandman Universe show is coming, based on Neil Gaiman’s beloved comic series! It revolves around an unusual detective agency: that created by Meet Edwin Payne (George Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (Jayden Revri), who specialize in getting rids of ghost hauntings and memory-stealing demons. The two teens are “the brains” and “the brawn” of the titular agency, and we follow them as they solve mysteries and have many encounters with the supernatural.


Director: Gotham Chopra
Release Date: April 26, 2024
Where to Stream it: Hulu

April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: Thank You, Goodnight – The Bon Jovi Story (Hulu)

This is for the music fans out there! Bon Jovi is celebrating 40 years as a band, and Hulu is releasing a 4-part “event” looking at the iconic band’s history. Judging by the trailer, there are going to be interviews with all band members and other musicians, footage from their concerts, behind the scenes clips, and more. If you’re a Bon Jovi fan, you’ll definitely enjoy it. Out on Hulu in the US and Canada, on Disney+ internationally, and or Star+ in Latin America.


Showrunners: Damon Thomas & Daina Reid
Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Karol Steele, Alec Secareanu
Release Date: April 30, 2024
Where to Stream it: Fx on Hulu

April 2024: 10 Best New Shows to Watch: The Veil Trailer (Fx)

The last show in our article is also very exciting, as it features Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man) as the lead. This FX production is a spy thriller revolving around two women playing a deadly game of truth and lies while they’re traveling in Istanbul, Paris, and London. Why? Because they have two opposite missions to complete: one has to keep a secret, and the other has to reveal it in order to save lives. The CIA and French DGSE are also involved, and we are getting Killing Eve vibes.



April 2024: 10 Best New Movies to Stream – Loud And Clear
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