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tv shows in april

TV Addicts, rejoice! To keep you plugged into what is premiering every month, we put together a monthly list of new TV series set to air! We’ve added a description and a trailer for each show, so all you have to do is choose what sounds good and start streaming!

By Mariam Elhamy

*Shows are listed in alphabetical order.

birdgirl

After being named CEO of the world’s largest and most non-sensical corporation, Sebben & Sebben, Judy Ken Sebben aka Birdgirl has to find a way to maintain her work/superhero life balance.

CHAD

14-year-old Chad (Nasim Pedrad) begins his freshman year of high school determined to become popular in this comedy created and written by Pedrad.

DAD STOP EMBARRASSING ME!

Single dad Brian Dixon (Jamie Foxx) wants to be the best father to his teenage daughter Sasha (Kyla-Drew) with the help of his own father (David Alan Grier) and sister (Porscha Coleman) in this comedy inspired by Foxx’s relationship with his daughter.

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EVERYTHING’S GONNA BE OKAY: SEASON 2

The family is back home after a trip to New York and Matilda (Kayla Cromer) has new goals, Genevieve (Maeve Press) is ready to start dating while Nicholas juggles work, taking care of his half-sisters and his boyfriend Alex (Adam Faison) in the second season of the comedy from Josh Thomas.

FAMILY REUNION: SEASON 3

When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended family, the transition is like being a catfish out of water. When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended family, the transition is like being a catfish out of the water.

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HOME ECONOMICS

The comedy from Michael Colton and John Aboud about the relationships and problems between siblings in three different economic classes: low-earning eldest sibling Sarah; middle-class and middle sibling Tom (Topher Grace); and their very rich youngest sibling Connor (Jimmy Tatro).

KUNG FU

Nicky Shen (Olivia Liang) drops out of college to go to a Shaolin monastery in China. When she returns home to San Francisco, she finds crime running rampant and begins using her skills to help her community in this reimagining of the 1970s series of the same name.

law & order: organized crime

Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) returns to the NYPD to head up an organized crime taskforce in this latest addition to the Law & Order franchise.

made for love

Hazel Green (Cristin Milioti) runs to her father’s (Ray Romano) house to escape from her controlling husband (Billy Magnussen), who had a tracking chip implanted in her brain in this dramedy based on the Alissa Nutting novel of the same name.

manifest: season 3

Season 2’s shocking finale, in which Zeke (Matt Long) survived his death date following the Calling, raised even more questions about the fate of the passengers aboard that doomed flight. Was it a coincidence, or did he somehow beat death by doing what he was asked to do? Find out in season 3.

NO ACTIVITY: SEASON 4

The fourth season of the comedy is animated with Nick Cullen (Patrick Brammall) now with the FBI, but he still ends up on the surveillance detail. Meanwhile, his old partner, Judd Tolbeck (voiced by Tim Meadows) has a new partner.

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH: SEASON 5

Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Queen of the South tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza, a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico.

REBEL

Inspired by Erin Brockovich’s life, the drama series follows Annie “Rebel” Bello (Katey Sagal) as she fights for justice against corporations and those in power.

Snabba cash

The fast rise of Leya’s (Evin Ahmad) tech company brings attention from the criminals she borrowed money from in this Swedish series set 10 years after the Swedish film trilogy based on the Stockholm Noir books by Jens Lapidus.

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the moody’s: season 2

Sean Sr. dreams of RVing with Ann around the country with Sean Jr. taking over the family HVAC business. But Ann has a new psychology practice, Sean Jr. only dreams of get rich quick schemes, Bridget is back in their house because her townhouse is being renovated, and Dan is spooked that his relationship is moving too fast.

THEM

 

The first season of the anthology series subtitled “Covenant” is set in 1950s where a black family from North Carolina moves to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood where they experience both human and supernatural threats.

top chef: season 18

15 new contestants begin their journey to be named Top Chef in Portland, Oregon.

united states of al

Marine veteran Riley (Parker Young) befriends Awalmir aka Al (Adhir Kalyan), an interpreter who served with him in Afghanistan and who has just moved to start a new life in America in this Chuck Lorre comedy created by David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari.

wipeout: season 8

Nicole Byer and John Cena host the TBS revival of the obstacle course series that previously aired on ABC from 2008 to 2014.

worn stories

Worn Stories is about the clothes that we keep. There’s Tim Cappello, the saxophonist who wears a codpiece, who lost the ability to perform and there’s someone who lost a son, and who memorializes him with an airbrushed tee. The stories are weaved together.

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