must watch tv streaming in april
With so many streaming services out there and so many TV shows and specials hitting our screens this month we thought we'd get together a list of the best TV coming up!
slow horses (april 1)
Jackson Lamb heads up a team of British intelligence agents who serve in the dumping ground department of MI5 -- Slough House -- due to their career-ending mistakes.
Streaming on Apple TV Plus from April 1.
the outlaws (april 1)
Seven strangers from different walks of life are forced together to complete a community service.
Streaming on Prime Video from April 1.
dmz (april 6)
Alma Ortega has lost track of her son during a rapid evacuation of New York City as civil war begins; some eight years later, she’s broken into what is now the wilds of Manhattan, abandoned by authorities and governed by warlords, in order to find him.
Streaming on NEON from April 6.
jamestown (april 12)
Set in 17th-century Virginia, USA, this drama series follows the lives of the first settlers in the English colony of Jamestown. Alice, Verity and Jocelyn arrive ready to marry three men in the colony, who have paid for the women's transition to the New World. But upon their arrival, they quickly recognise the power struggles within the nascent community, which reach all the way up to the new governor and his staff.
Streaming on TVNZ OnDemand from April 12.
the cleaning lady (april 13)
When whip-smart Cambodian doctor Thony De La Rosa comes to the United States for medical treatment to save her ailing son, she soon discovers her path won't be as straightforward as she had hoped. As the system quickly fails her, pushing her into hiding, she resolves not to allow herself to be beaten down and marginalized, and becomes a cleaning lady for organized crime. Using her cunning and intelligence, Thony forges her own path in the criminal underworld, doing whatever she has to to survive.
Streaming on NEON from April 13.
anatomy of a scandal (april 15)
Infiltrates Britain's elite through personal and political scandal, where the truth lies between justice and privilege.
James and Sophie Whitehouse live in a blissful and rarified world. A Minister in Parliament, a loving family at home, James' trajectory appears without limits. Until a scandalous secret suddenly comes to light. Barrister Kate Woodcroft has a trajectory of her own, and her prosecution threatens to tear into Westminster, the Whitehouse marriage, and her own personal esteem.
Streaming on Netflix from April 15.
outer range (april 15)
The Abbotts are coping with the disappearance of their daughter-in-law when the neighboring Tillersons make a play for their ranch land; tension comes to a head when a mysterious black void arrives in the Abbotts' pasture.
Streaming on Prime Video from April 15.
fantastic beasts: a natural history (april 17)
Hosted by Stephen Fry and featuring an exclusive interview with J.K. Rowling, this documentary brings our best-known myths and legends to life and examines the connections between the extraordinary animals of planet Earth and the fantastic beasts of mythology and the Wizarding World.
Streaming on TVNZ OnDemand from April 17.
the first Lady (april 18)
A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, this series delves deep into the Ladies' personal and political lives.
Streaming on NEON from April 18.
a very british scandal (april 22)
A Very British Scandal focuses on the divorce of the Duke (Paul Bettany) and Duchess of Argyll (Claire Foy), one of the most notorious, extraordinary, and brutal legal cases of the 20th century.
Streaming on Prime Video from April 22.