Streamer And Boob Tube Monthly April 2018

Season 3 Premieres April 11 (Credit: SyFy)

 

New this month to streaming, is a reboot of Lost in Space on Netflix, and the second season of Hulu’s critically acclaimed The Handmaid’s Tale. New to network and cable are new seasons of The Expanse, Iron Chef Gauntlet, Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition, the long delayed sixth season of Elementary, new sci-fi drama The Crossing and return of TLC’s design show Trading Spaces. Also news on Amazon acquiring rights to Lord of the Rings to produce a prequel series.

 

The CW

 

The CW Renews 10 Shows

The CW recently announced the renewal of ten shows, among those ten show are all five DC shows including freshmen show Black Lightning. Also included is the highly popular Riverdale based on the Archie comics. It’s longest running Supernatural will also return for it’s fourteenth season. (Source: CNN)

 

Arrow

 

Colton Haynes as Arsenal (Credit: The CW)

 

Just announced Monday morning (April 9th) Colton Haynes will return as a series regular on Arrow as Arsenal in season 7. Colton left in season 3 and returned for a few episodes including a 2 story arc this season. (Source: Hollywood Reporter)

 

Food Network

 

Iron Chef Gauntlet

Iron Chef Gauntlet returns for a second season as 7 new contestants compete to challenge Iron Chefs Michael Symon, Alex Guarnashelli, and season 1 winner Stephanie Izard.

 

 

Starring: Alton Brown, Michael Symon, Alex Guarnashelli, Stephanie Izard
Network: Food Network
Day: Wednesday
Time: 9pm E/ 8pm C

 

Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition

Celebrity Edition of Worst Cooks in American returns Sunday. Some of the celebrities are Perfect Strangers’ Bronson Pinchot, Dukes of Hazzard’s Catherine Bach, Beverly Hills 90210’s Ian Ziering, and the infamous La Toya Jackson.

 

 

Starring: Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence
Previous Seasons: Seasons 4-9 avaiable on Hulu
Network: Food Network
Date: April 15
Time: 9pm E/ 8pm C

 

ABC

 

The Crossing

Last week ABC debuted new sci-fi drama The Crossing. In a small town in Oregon refugees from a war-torn America wash ashore. They have traveled 180 years from the future. The small town sheriff clashes with Homeland Security as they investigate the refugees and a conspiracy unfolds.

 

 

Starring: Steve Zahn, Natalie Martinez
Network: ABC
Day: Mondays
Time: 10pm E/ 9pm C

 

AMC

 

Fear The Walking Dead

Returning for its fourth season Fear The Walking Dead experiences a time jump as The Walking Dead’s Morgan crosses over after the events of TWD’s season finale.

 

 

Starring: Kim Dickens, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Frank Dillane
Previous Seasons: Hulu
Network: AMC
Date: April 15
Time: 10pm E/ 9pm C premiere, moving to 9pm E/ 8pm C the following week

 

CBS

 

Elementary

CBS has finally announced the premiere date of the long delayed sixth season of Elementary. The show returns April 30th on its new night. Joining the cast is Dexter’s Desmond Harrington (Source: CBS)

 

(Credit: CBS)

 

Starring: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu
Previous Seasons: Seasons 1-5 available on Hulu
Network/Streaming Service: CBS, CBS All Access
Date: April 30
Time: 10pm E/ 9pm C

 

SyFy

 

The Expanse

The hit sci-fi show The Expanse returns for its third season this week.

 

 

Starring: Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo
Previous Seasons: Amazon Prime, SyFy.com
Network: SyFy
Date: April 11
Time: 9pm E/ 8pm C

 

TLC

 

Trading Spaces

The hit TLC show from the early 2000’s is back with original host Paige Davis, original designers including Vern Yip, Genevieve Gorder, and the infamous Hildi Santo Tomas, and carpenters Ty Pennington, and Carter Oosterhouse. The revival will also feature new designers to the show such as John Gidding from Designed to Sell and Curb Appeal: The Block.

 

 

Starring: Paige Davis, Vern Yip, Genevieve Gorder, Carter Oosterhouse, Ty Pennington
Network: TLC
Day: Saturday
Time: 8pm E/ 7pm C

 

Amazon Prime

 

Lord of the Rings

In a $250 Million deal Amazon has acquired the rights to produce a series based the Lord of the Rings franchise, no word yet on what the story will be other than it will take place before the movies. The series will reportedly cost a $1 Billion to produce. (Source: Hollywood Reporter)

 

Arriving This Month

 

 

April 1

  • 30 Beats
  • 52 Pick-Up
  • A Simple Plan
  • Basic Instinct
  • Brooklyn’s Finest
  • Carrie (1976)
  • Danny Roane: First Time Director
  • Desperately Seeking Susan
  • Drugstore Cowboy
  • Escape from New York
  • Eye for An Eye
  • Flashback
  • For a Few Dollars More
  • Fred: Night of the Living Fred
  • Fred: The Movie
  • Fred 3: Camp Fred
  • Friday the 13th (1980)
  • Funny About Love
  • Gamer
  • Hangman
  • Hellbenders 3-D
  • Internal Affairs
  • Kickboxer
  • Ladybugs
  • Life Stinks
  • Marathon Man
  • Married to the Mob
  • Meatballs
  • Miami Blues
  • Mystery Team
  • Mystic River
  • Paranormal Activity
  • Philadelphia
  • Prancer
  • Project Nim
  • Quigley Down Under
  • Red State
  • Salsa
  • Shanghai Surprise
  • She’s Having a Baby
  • Sleepers
  • Small Soldiers
  • Snake Eyes
  • Spaceballs
  • Stand Up Guys
  • Standing in the Shadows of Motown
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Superstar
  • Tenderness
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre II
  • The Big Wedding
  • The Conspirator
  • The Dogs of War
  • The Foot Fist Way
  • The Karate Kid
  • The King of Comedy
  • The Man in the Moon
  • The Marc Pease Experience
  • The Phantom
  • The Rage: Carrie 2
  • The Replacements
  • The Thomas Crown Affair
  • The Winning Season
  • Throw Momma from the Train
  • Trading Mom
  • Troy
  • Up in Smoke
  • Uptown Girls
  • Warpath
  • Wayne’s World 2
  • Wishmaster
  • Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies
  • Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell
  • Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled

 

April 2

  • Chavela
  • The Missing – Season 2

 

April 5

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

 

April 6

  • All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines – Season 1 (Prime Original)
  • The Florida Project

 

April 10

  • Hours

 

April 12

  • I Can Do Bad All by Myself

 

April 13

  • Bosch – Season 4 (Prime Original

 

April 15

  • Fame (2009)

 

April 18

  • Aida’s Secrets

 

April 20

  • Pass Over (Prime Original)

 

April 23

  • Red Rock – Season 3

 

April 24

  • Vikings – Season 5

 

April 25

  • The Vanishing of Sidney Hall

 

April 27

  • All or Nothing: Dallas Cowboys – Season 3 (Prime Original)
  • Little Big Awesome Season 1A (Prime Original)

 

Hulu

 

Black Sails

The final season of the pirate drama Black Sails (which aired on STARZ January of last year) is coming to Hulu. Black Sails is a quasi-prequel to the book Treasure Island mixed with historical pirates. With the addition of season 4, the entire series is now on Hulu.

 

 

Starring: Toby Stephens, Luke Arnold, Jessica Parker Kennedy
Streaming Service: Hulu
Date: April 2

 

The Handmaid’s Tale

The critically acclaimed series, based on the Margaret Atwood book, The Handmaid’s Tale returns for its second season.

 

 

Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski
Streaming Service: Hulu
Date: April 25

 

Arriving This Month

Shows with network in parentheses premiere day after they air.
Shows with * are only available through premium packages.

 

April 1

  • 30 Beats
  • 5 Days of War
  • 50/50
  • 52 Pick-Up
  • 60 Days In – Season 3
  • A Simple Plan
  • Accepted
  • Ancient Aliens – Season 12
  • American Pickers – Seasons 15 & 16
  • Barbie A Fashion Fairytale
  • Barbie and the Diamond Castle
  • Basic Instinct
  • The Beaver
  • The Big Wedding
  • Carrie (1976)
  • Con Air
  • The Conspirator
  • Cool Runnings
  • Counting Cars – Season 6B
  • Danny Roane: First Time Director
  • Death Becomes Her
  • Desperately Seeking Susan
  • The Dogs of War
  • Drugstore Cowboy
  • Eagle Vs Shark
  • Eight Millimeter
  • Eye for an Eye
  • Fathers and Daughters
  • Fixer Upper – Season 4
  • Flashback
  • Flea Market Flip – Season 4
  • Flip or Flop – Season 6
  • The Flowers of War
  • The Foot Fist Way
  • For A Few Dollars More
  • Fred: The Movie
  • Fred: Night of the Living Fred
  • Fred 3: Camp Fred
  • Friday The 13th
  • Funny About Love
  • Gamer
  • Gangland Undercover – Season 1
  • The Giant King
  • Hellbenders 3D
  • Honey
  • Honey 2
  • House Hunters – Season 108
  • House Hunter’s Renovation – Season 8
  • I Am a Teacher
  • The Inbetweeners
  • Internal Affairs
  • Intervention – Seasons 15 & 16
  • The Jackal
  • Jane Eyre
  • K2
  • Ladybugs
  • Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists
  • Land Before Time Sing Along
  • Land Before Time Sing Along 2
  • Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island
  • Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock
  • Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath – Season 2
  • Leftovers
  • Life Stinks
  • Man in the Moon
  • Map of the Human Heart
  • Marathon Man
  • The Marc Pease Experience
  • Married to the Mob
  • The Men Who Stare at Goats
  • Miami Blues
  • Mystery Team
  • Paranormal Activity
  • The Phantom
  • Prancer
  • Project Nim
  • Project Runway – Season 15
  • Property Brothers – Season 9
  • Property Brothers: Buying & Selling – Seasons 1 & 4
  • Quigley Down Under
  • The Rage: Carrie 2
  • Red State
  • Roxanne
  • Salsa
  • Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll
  • Shanghai Surprise
  • She’s Having A Baby
  • Small Soldiers
  • Snake Eyes
  • Spaceballs
  • Stand Up Guys
  • Standing in the Shadows of Motown
  • Stories We Tell
  • Superstar
  • The Switch
  • Taxi Driver
  • Tenderness
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre II
  • Texas Killing Fields
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
  • Throw Momma from the Train
  • Thunder Soul
  • Trading Mom
  • Tumbledown
  • Up In Smoke
  • Uptown Girls
  • U-571
  • Warpath
  • Wayne’s World 2
  • The Winning Season
  • Wishmaster
  • Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies
  • Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell
  • Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled
  • Worst Cooks in America – Season 8
  • You Don’t Mess with the Zohan

 

April 2

  • Black Sails – Season 4
  • Famous in Love – Season 2 Premiere (FreeForm)
  • Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert: Special (NBC)
  • Life Partners

 

April 3

The Crossing: Series Premiere (ABC)

 

April 4

  • National Treasure: Kiri – Season 2 Premiere (Hulu Original Series)
  • So B It

 

April 6

  • Dina

 

April 7

  • My Hero Academia (Subbed) – Season 3 Premiere (Funimation)

 

April 9

  • Take My Nose…Please

 

April 10

  • Hours
  • Preacher – Season 2

 

April 11

  • Augie
  • New Girl – Season 7 Premiere (FOX)

 

April 12

  • I Can Do Bad All by Myself

 

April 13

  • Rellik Series Premiere (Cinemax*)

 

April 14

  • Dealt

 

April 15

  • A Teacher
  • American Gangster
  • Boys and Girls
  • Fame (2009)
  • Hollow in the Land
  • Howl
  • In the Bedroom
  • Life is Beautiful
  • Master of Disguise
  • Off Label
  • Shut Up and Play the Hits
  • Slumber
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • The Messenger

 

April 16

  • The Relationtrip

 

April 18

  • Tragedy Girls

 

April 19

  • Love Island – Seasons 1 & 2
  • Loving Vincent
  • The Only Way Is Essex – Season 21

 

April 20

  • Z for Zachariah

 

April 22

  • Westworld – Season 2 Premiere (HBO*)

 

April 24

  • Vikings – Season 5

 

April 25

  • The Handmaid’s Tale – Season 2 Premiere (Hulu Original Series)

 

April 26

  • Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death

 

April 27

  • Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie (Hulu Original Documentary)

 

April 28

  • 78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene

 

April 29

  • Permanent

 

April 30

  • A Thousand Junkies
  • The Carmichael Show – Season 3
  • Unsolved Mysteries – Seasons 9 – 14

 

Leaving

 

April 30

  • All Dogs Go to Heaven
  • All Dogs Go to Heaven 2
  • Amelie
  • American Idiots
  • An Officer and a Gentleman
  • Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatre
  • Avenging Force
  • Bolero
  • Capote
  • Coming Soon
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
  • Depraved Decadence
  • Excess Baggage
  • Fire with Fire
  • For a Few Dollars More
  • Hamlet (1990)
  • Harsh TImes
  • He Said, She Said
  • Hoodlum
  • Intersection
  • Keeping Up With the Steins
  • Kung Fu Hustle
  • Larger Than Life
  • Look Who’s Talking
  • Look Who’s Talking Now
  • Look Who’s Talking Too
  • Lulu on the Bridge
  • Mystic Pizza
  • Red State
  • Redline
  • Running Scared
  • Sabrina
  • Show of Force
  • Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her|
  • Traitor
  • Two Family House

 

Netflix

 

Lost In Space

A new reboot of the classic 60’s sci-fi show comes to Netflix later this month.

 

 

Starring: Mina Sundwall, Molly Parker, Toby Stephens
Streaming Service: Netflix
Date: April 13

 

Arriving This Month

 

 

April 1

  • A Sort of Family
  • Along Came Polly
  • Bad Boys
  • Battlefield Earth
  • Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure
  • Big Time
  • Body of Lies
  • Cabin Fever
  • Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
  • Cats & Dogs
  • Cold Mountain
  • Dare to Be Wild
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Fish People
  • Friday Night Lights
  • Jackass 2.5
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Nancy Drew
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  • Scarface
  • Seven
  • Sin City
  • Speed Racer
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
  • The Duchess
  • The Family Man
  • The Flintstones
  • The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
  • The Iron Giant
  • The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale (Netflix Original Series)
  • The Lost Boys
  • The Queen of the Damned
  • The Spy Next Door
  • Wakfu – Season 3 (Netflix Original Series)

 

April 2

  • La Piloto – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)

 

April 3

  • Fary is the New Black (Netflix Original Standup)

 

April 4

  • Behind The Curtain: Todrick Hall
  • Despicable Me 3

 

April 6

  • 6 Balloons (Netflix Original)
  • Amateur (Netflix Original)
  • Fastest Car – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)
  • Money Heist: Part 2 (Netflix Original)
  • My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman: Jay-Z (Netflix Original Series)
  • Orbiter 9 (Netflix Original)
  • Ram Dass, Going Home (Netflix Original)
  • Sun Dogs
  • The 4th Company (Netflix Original)
  • The Boss Baby: Back in Business – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)
  • Todo lo que sería de Lucas Lauriente (Netflix Original)
  • Troy: Fall of a City – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)

 

April 7

  • 24 Hours to Live

 

April 9

  • AMO – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)

 

April 10

  • Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast (Netflix Original)

 

April 12

  • Pickpockets Netflix Original

 

April 13

  • Chef’s Table: Pastry (Netflix Original Series)
  • Come Sunday (Netflix Original)
  • I Am Not An Easy Man (Netflix Original)
  • Lost in Space – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)
  • The Magic School Bus Rides Again – Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)

 

April 15

  • Lakeview Terrace
  • Seven Pounds

 

April 17

  • The Chalet – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)
  • The Honeymoon Stand Up Special Collection

 

April 18

  • Friend Request
  • Pelé

 

April 19

  • Charité – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)
  • Chasing The Dragon

 

April 20

  • Aggretsuko – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)
  • Dope – Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
  • Dude (Netflix Original)
  • Kodachrome (Netflix Original)
  • Mercury 13 (Netflix Original)
  • Spy Kids: Mission Critical – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)

 

April 21

  • The Letdown – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)

 

April 24

  • Call the Midwife – Series 6: “Christmas Special 2017”
  • Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up (Netflix Original Standup)

 

April 25

  • Bill Nye: Science Guy
  • Psychokinesis (Netflix Original)

 

April 27

  • 3% – Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
  • Bobby Kennedy for President (Netflix Original Standup)
  • Candy Jar (Netflix Original)
  • Holy Goalie
  • The Man Who Knew Infinity
  • The New Legends of Monkey – Season 1 (Netflix Original Series)
  • The Week Of (Netflix Original)

 

Leaving

 

April 1

  • 30 Days of Night
  • 88 Minutes
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • American Pie
  • American Pie 2
  • Apollo 13
  • Batman
  • Batman & Robin
  • Batman Forever
  • Batman Returns
  • Caddyshack
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Cool Runnings
  • Death Sentence
  • Dolphin Tale
  • Eagle vs. Shark
  • John Mulaney: New in Town
  • Never Let Me Go
  • Set Up
  • Small Soldiers
  • The Dukes of Hazzard
  • The Men Who Stare at Goats
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • The Whole Nine Yards
  • Wild Wild West

 

April 3

  • Starry Eyes

 

April 5

  • The Hallow
  • The Nightingale

 

April 12

  • The Emperor’s New Clothes

 

April 15

  • Happy Tree Friends
  • Leap Year

 

April 16

  • Son of God

 

April 17

  • Z Storm

 

April 20

  • The Exorcism of Molly Hartley

 

April 21

  • The Prestige

 

April 22

  • Exit Through the Gift Shop

 

April 26

  • Kung Fu Panda 3

 

April 27

  • Begin Again

 

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