5 Brand-New Shows Everyone Will Be Watching This April

Screenshot from “The Sympathizer”
Screenshot from “The Sympathizer”

If you’re an avid binge-watcher looking for your next TV obsession, you’ll have many amazing new shows to choose from this April. From HBO’s The Sympathizer to Amazon Prime Video’s Fallout, here are five new shows worth checking out this month.

Ripley (April 4, Netflix)

Andrew Scott will lead a new adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley, which will see the titular grifter heading to Italy after a wealthy man hires him to convince his wayward son to return home.

Fallout (April 11, Amazon Prime Video)

Fallout is the latest video game getting Hollywood treatment, and its TV adaptation will center on a young woman trying to leave her life in an underground bunker behind and navigate the post-apocalyptic Los Angeles.

The Sympathizer (April 14, HBO)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, genre-defying novel about the trials and tribulations of a Vietnamese communist spy is finally getting its long-awaited TV adaptation this spring, thanks to HBO.

Under the Bridge (April 17, Hulu)

Riley Keough and Lily Gladstone lead this true crime drama that sees two women trying to solve the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl who went to a local party with friends and never came back.

Dead Boy Detectives (April 25, Netflix)

After successfully adapting The Sandman, Netflix joined forces with Neil Gaiman for Dead Boy Detectives. This horror comedy centers on two teenage ghosts solving mysteries for their supernatural clients.