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April on Foxtel

April on Foxtel

April on Foxtel – Foxtel highlights for the month of April include Barry, Somebody Somewhere, Opal Hunters: Red Dirt Road Trip, Conjuring Kesha, The Diplomat, Dreamland, Dave, Love & Death and Mrs. Davis. The headliners Barry (s4) Hitman Barry Berkman is staring down the barrel of some serious jail time after his beloved acting coach and mentor Gene Cousineau betrayed him in the most unexpected and heartbreaking way. Carted off in cuffs by SWAT, only time will tell what that means for our now-incarcerated protagonist in what’s been confirmed as the show’s final season. Duration: 30 mins x 8 | Premiering Express Monday April 17 at 9.30pm | Fox Showcase Somebody Somewhere (s2) After struggling to find her place in her small Kansas hometown while grieving sister Holly’s death, Sam made a breakthrough at the end of season one, buoyed by her growing friendship with former high-school classmate Joel. Having quit her job and rediscovered her love of performing, will a revitalised Sam start living life to the fullest? Duration: 30 mins x 7 | Premiering Express Tuesday April 25 at 9.30pm | Fox Showcase The ones you can’t miss Opal Hunters: Red Dirt Road Trip Veteran miner and Outback Opal Hunters star Rod Manning teams up with greenhorn James ‘JC’ Caruana for this spin-off series. With 12 weeks before Caruana is due to become a dad for the first time, the pair sets off on an epic Aussie adventure. Can Manning teach him the tricks of the opal trade in order to provide for his growing family? Duration: 60 mins x 6 | Premiering Thursday April 13 at 8.30pm | Discovery Channel Conjuring Kesha Grammy-nominated singer Kesha has long had a predilection for the unexplainable and, in a bid to connect with the spiritual world, she sets off with a bevy of famous friends to investigate some of America’s most haunted buildings, including an abandoned theatre, an old prison and the terrifying Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Duration: 60 mins x 6 | Premiering Friday April 28 at 9.30pm | Fox Arena The Diplomat When a young British man loses his life in a drunken jet-ski accident in Barcelona, it seems to be a straightforward case. However, nothing is quite what it seems in this new high-stakes drama from the makers of Line of Duty, starring Sophie Rundle as a British Consulate staffer assisting the grieving father. Duration: 60 mins x 6 | Premiering Friday April 14 at 8.30pm | BBC First Dreamland Lily Allen stars in this British comedy as Mel, a woman long estranged from her three sisters, mum and nan who returns home to Margate just in time for sister Trish’s baby celebration. But her arrival comes with surprising baggage, sparking a series of events that threatens to destabilise her family’s ‘dreamland’. Duration: 30 mins x 6 | Premiering Express Thursday April 6 at 8pm | Fox Showcase Must-watch entertainment Dave (s3) Dave Burd, aka Lil Dicky, is back for more shenanigans as he attempts to convince the world he’s the greatest rapper of all time. Now headlining his own tour, Dave learns the hard way the pressures actual fame puts on his various relationships. Expect plenty more A-list cameos as he hits the road. Duration: 30 mins x 10 | Premiering Express Friday April 7 at 7.30pm | Fox Showcase Love & Death Just what caused God-fearing Texas wife and mum Candy Montgomery to brutally attack and kill her friend Betty Gore – whose husband Allan she was having an extramarital affair with – with an axe one day in 1980 is at the centre of this gripping drama, starring Elizabeth Olsen. Duration: 60 mins x 7 | Premiering Express Thursday April 27 from 8.30pm | Fox Showcase Mrs. Davis Betty Gilpin stars in this drama as Simone, a nun on a mission to take down an all-powerful artificial intelligence called Mrs Davis, which has taken over the world with its ability to be everything to everyone. Duration: 60 mins x 8 | Premiering Sunday April 23 from 8.30pm | Fox Showcase Coming to Foxtel in April 2023  April 1  Fox Docos – Live At The Hordern Pavilion – Bloc Party (60 Minute Special) 7.30pm  The British indie mavericks delivered a thrilling show at Sydney’s Hordern Pavillion in March 2013. The UK four-piece delighted fans with a stellar set of surging new songs and favourites ‘Banquet’, ‘Like Eating Glass’, ‘Helicopter’. Investigation Discovery – The Price Of Glee (Season 1) 9.30pm  Glee’s cast and crew reveal surprising truths behind making the series and recount the meteoric rise of a Hollywood hit as well as the tragedies of some of its stars.  Discovery Turbo – Life Size (90 Minute Special) 7.30pm  Professional driver Nicole Lyons gets to do something most people only dream of. She takes life-size Hot Wheels cars from The Garage of Legends and hits the road. It’s a “behind the velvet rope” experience few get to see, let alone pilot.  Animal Planet – Puppy Bowl XIX (180 Minute Special) 6.30pm  Puppy Bowl XIX is the most historic matchup yet featuring over 120 rescue pups. The guys from Inside the NBA kick-off the epic rivalry with their game-day predictions and special guests cheer on Teams Ruff and Fluff in the cutest competition of the year!  April 2 Fox8 – Taskmaster (Season 15) 8.30pm   As the sun sets on the latest series of the international hit show, Taskmaster reveals a brand-new line-up of contestants who are set to compete in the 15th series of the critically-acclaimed task tournament. The infallible Greg Davies will resume his role as the formidable Taskmaster, accompanied by his faithful sidekick Little Alex Horne who is poised and ready to provide stats, data and occasional comfort in the most bizarre yet cut-throat show on television.  Fox Docos – The Costa Concordia: Why She Shank (Season 1) 8.30pm  The true story behind one of the biggest maritime disasters since the Titanic. Ten years on from one of the worst maritime disasters in living

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April on Binge

April on Binge

April on Binge – Binge highlights for the month of April include Love Me, Succession, Love & Death, WWE WrestleMania 39, Mrs. Davis, The War: Australia’s Bikie Killings, Dreamland, The Diplomat, Somebody Somewhere, Barry, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Dave, Ticket to Paradise and Vengeance. Love Me (Season 2) The first season of this AACTA- and Logie-nominated Aussie drama centred around the Mathieson family (Hugo Weaving, Bojana Novakovic and William Lodder), who were fractured by grief, as each unexpectedly found love at the worst time. Picking up nine months later, the second outing of the BINGE Original series explores how to nurture and hold on to love amid life’s many challenges. Complete season drops Thursday April 6 TV Central interview with William Lodder (Aaron) from Love Me HERE Succession (Final Season) The fourth and final instalment of this critically acclaimed award-winning drama continues this month, and all eyes will be laser focused on Logan Roy (Brian Cox) to see just what the fate of his media conglomerate Waystar Royco will be. Can his three youngest children – Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Roman (Kieran Culkin) – rally enough of Logan’s enemies to stage a coup? New episodes drop Mondays Love & Death (Season 1) From the outside, Candy Montgomery was just your typical 1970s churchgoing suburban housewife, doting spouse and mother. But little did anyone know that Candy was having an illicit affair with her friend Betty’s (Lily Rabe) husband, Allan (Jesse Plemons), and, when Betty allegedly confronted her, she shockingly hacked her love rival to death with an axe and her world came crashing down around her, as this gripping true-crime drama starring Elizabeth Olsen details. Premieres Thursday April 27 WWE WrestleMania 39 The stars are set to come out for WrestleMania 39, aka WrestleMania Goes Hollywood, hosted by The Miz. Among the confirmed headline events, Cody Rhodes and Roman Reigns will duke it out in the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship match, John Cena and Austin Theory will do battle for the WWE United States Championship and Rhea Ripley and Charlotte Flair will vie for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Streaming live on Sunday April 2 and Monday April 3 from 10am AEST and On Demand Mrs. Davis (Season 1) When an all-powerful, charismatic artificial intelligence known as Mrs Davis takes over the world, an epic battle of biblical proportions ensues between technology and a nun named Simone (Betty Gilpin) in this sci-fi drama co-created by Lost’s Damon Lindelof. Premieres Friday April 21 The War: Australia’s Bikie Killings Over the course of 18 months, Sydney’s streets were besieged by the worst gang wars in a generation, resulting in 13 deaths. This gripping documentary, produced by The Daily Telegraph, takes viewers behind the headlines to reveal what caused the bloodshed. Premieres Wednesday April 26 Dreamland (Season 1) Trish (Freema Agyeman), Clare (Gabby Best) and Leila (Aimee-Ffion Edwards), their mum (Frances Barber) and nan (Sheila Reid) are happily living in Margate, England and eagerly anticipating the birth of Trish’s baby girl. But when estranged sister Mel (Lily Allen) unexpectedly arrives with news of her own, she threatens to disrupt their ‘dreamland’ in this comedy from Sharon Horgan. Complete season drops Thursday April 6 The Diplomat (Season 1) The death of a young bartender in an apparent drunken jet-ski accident in Barcelona may appear to be cut and dried to local police, but when his grieving father (Danny Sapani) insists something more sinister happened and pushes for further investigation, British Consulate staffer Laura Simmonds (Sophie Rundle) is tasked with assisting him in this high-stakes thriller. Premieres Friday April 14 Somebody Somewhere Season 2 | Premieres Monday April 24 Barry (Final Season) Season 4 | Premieres Monday April 17 Dave Season 3 | Premieres Thursday April 6 A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 | Premieres Saturday April 15 Ticket to Paradise Premieres Friday April 7 Vengeance Premieres Friday April 14 KEY HIGHLIGHTS APRIL 6: LOVE ME – BINGE ORIGINAL SEASON 2 PREMIERE Season 2 of award-winning Australian original drama series, picks up the story of The Mathieson family nine months after we left off and sees the family navigate the complexities of relationships when new love becomes a long-term proposition, with Hugo Weaving returning as Glenn, the father experiencing new love in his 60s; Bojana Novakovic, the highly successful, yet complicated Clara; and William Lodder, as Aaron, facing the complexities of love, and new responsibility. Trailer NEW EPISODES: SUCCESSION SEASON 4 Created by Jesse Armstrong, the Emmy®-winning drama series Succession returns for its fourth season 27 March on BINGE, new episodes drop every Monday. Succession explores themes of power and family dynamics through the eyes of patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox) and his four grown children, Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Siobhan (Sarah Snook), Roman (Kieran Culkin), and Connor (Alan Ruck). Trailer APRIL 27: LOVE & DEATH SEASON 1 PREMIERE Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Jesse Plemons, the seven-episode limited series, written by David E. Kelley and directed by Lesli Linka Glatter, tells the true story of Candy and Pat Montgomery and Betty and Allan Gore – two churchgoing couples enjoying their smalltown Texas life… until an extramarital affair leads somebody to pick up an axe. Trailer APRIL 2 & 3: WWE WRESTLEMANIA 39 TWO-DAY PREMIUM LIVE & ON DEMAND EVENT – LIVE FROM 10AM AEST WWE’s biggest annual event returns to Hollywood for WrestleMania 39. A marquee match between undisputed WWE universal champion Roman Reigns and Royal Rumble winner Cody Rhodes is expected to headline SoFi Stadium for a two-day event in Inglewood, California. APRIL 21: MRS. DAVIS SEASON 1 PREMIERE New highly anticipated drama series Mrs. Davis, starring three-time Emmy Award-nominee Betty Gilpin (GLOW, The Hunt) and from executive producers Tara Hernandez (Young Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory) and Damon Lindelof (Watchmen, The Leftovers, Lost), is an exploration of faith versus technology and an epic battle of biblical and binary proportions. It has a dark satirical edge and focuses on a world where almost all decisions are made via algorithm. Trailer

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April on Netflix

April on Netflix

April on Netflix – Netflix highlights for the month of April include Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now, BEEF, Ticket to Paradise, Hunger, Celeste Barber: Fine Thanks, The Diplomat, Indian Matchmaking and Sweet Tooth. ORIGINAL SERIES War Sailor: Limited Series (02/04/2023)When WWII erupts, two sailors on a Norwegian merchant ship face brutal conditions as they fight to survive a conflict they were never asked to join. The Signing (04/04/2023)In this reality show, young Latino artists must impress music legends like Lex Borrero, Tainy and Rauw Alejandro to score the contract of a lifetime. BEEF (06/04/2023)A road rage incident between two strangers — a failing contractor and an unfulfilled entrepreneur — sparks a feud that brings out their darkest impulses. Transatlantic (07/04/2023)Two Americans and their allies form a scrappy rescue operation in 1940 Marseilles to help artists, writers and other refugees fleeing Europe during WWII. Thicker Than Water (07/04/2023)A journalist’s life devolves into chaos when she shields her brother from the law, inadvertently entangling her family in a drug lord’s merciless scheme. Smother-in-Law: Season 2 (12/04/2023)After some time in prison, nosy Isadir returns to her now-growing family — and to new friends, lovers and chances to cause trouble for Carlos and Alice. Florida Man (13/04/2023)A disgraced cop in debt is forced to return to his home state of Florida for a shady mission only to get swept up in a wild — and deadly — treasure hunt. Obsession (13/04/2023)A respected London surgeon’s affair with his son’s fiancée turns into an erotic infatuation that threatens to change their lives forever. Queenmaker (14/04/2023) After a crisis of conscience, a powerful fixer uses her skills to propel a civil rights lawyer’s mayoral campaign — and take down her former employer. Doctor Cha (15/04/2023)Twenty years after leaving her medical career, a housewife returns as a first-year resident — struggling to find her footing in a job full of surprises. The Diplomat (20/04/2023)The Diplomat: Amid an international crisis, a career diplomat juggles her new high-profile job as ambassador to the UK and her turbulent marriage to a political star. Tooth Pari: When Love Bites (20/04/2023)A rebellious vampire with a broken tooth falls for a shy dentist on the streets of Kolkata — but will human and mystical forces keep them apart? Rough Diamonds (21/04/2023)When a prodigal son sends his family’s empire into crushing debt, his estranged brother returns to Antwerp’s diamond district to pick up the pieces. Indian Matchmaking: Season 3 (21/04/2023)From London to New Delhi, matchmaker Sima Taparia helps more marriage-ready singles find romance while providing plenty of reality checks along the way. Workin’ Moms: Season 7 (26/04/2023)In an emotional final season, Kate and her friends seek a balance between professional wins and personal fulfillment. It’s hard — but laughter helps. Love After Music (26/04/2023)No one can and no one should live without love. This bioseries traces the passionate life and career of iconic Argentinian rock star Fito Páez. The Good Bad Mother (26/04/2023)A tragic accident leaves an ambitious prosecutor with the mind of a child — forcing him and his mother to embark on a journey to heal their relationship. The Nurse (27/04/2023) A new nurse at a hospital begins to suspect her colleague’s desire for attention may be tied to a series of patient deaths. Based on a true story. Firefly Lane: Season 2 Part 2 (27/04/2023)For Kate and Tully, no obstacle is too big when it comes to their lifelong friendship. But is there one mistake that could tear them apart forever? Sweet Tooth: Season 2 (27/04/2023)Gus and his fellow hybrids are held captive by the Last Men in order to find a cure for the Sick. To save his friends, Gus must find new strength as he uncovers the origins of The Great Crumble. King of Collectibles: The Goldin Touch (28/04/2023)Ken Goldin and his savvy team run the thrilling action in this series that goes inside a leading auction house specializing in rare collectibles. Ex-Addicts Club (Coming Soon)A support group of five quirky strangers try to move on with their lives after breaking up with their respective exes. Welcome to Eden: Season 2 (Coming Soon)With new threats on the island and no way out, the rebellion ignites an intense battle for freedom while Astrid carries out her plans for the New Eden. NETFLIX FILM Weathering (01/04/2023)After losing her baby and nearly her life during labor, a journalist unravels amid disturbing visions and chilling attacks as she grieves alone at home. Chupa (07/04/2023)While visiting family in Mexico, a lonely boy befriends a mythical creature hiding on his grandfather’s ranch and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. Kings of Mulberry Street: Let Love Reign (07/04/2023)When Granny Chetty is abducted by an evil ex-cop, Ticky and Baboo return for a wild rescue mission, complete with a prized necklace and a musical show. Oh Belinda (07/04/2023)A young actor’s perfect life takes a madcap turn when she agrees to star in a commercial — and suddenly gets transported to her character’s world. Hunger (08/04/2023)A talented young street-food cook pushes herself to the limit after accepting an invitation to train under an infamous and ruthless chef. Operation: Nation (12/04/2023)A member of a nationalist group in Warsaw begins a forbidden romance with a passionate, left-wing activist, leading to a series of surprising events. Queens on the Run (14/04023)Four best friends — and their newfound pet chicken — finally take the road trip they planned in high school. Will they manage to steer clear of trouble? Seven Kings Must Die (14/04/2023)In the wake of King Edward’s death, Uhtred of Bebbanburg and his comrades adventure across a fractured kingdom in the hopes of uniting England at last. Phenomena (14/04/2023) Three middle-aged women who investigate paranormal events are put to the test when their leader Father Pilón disappears. Inspired by the real Hepta Group. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always (19/04/2023)When Rita Repulsa returns, the Power Rangers are the only ones who can stop her! But after 30 years, can the team still be the heroes the world

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The Green Planet - April on BBC

April on BBC

BBC April highlights include The Diplomat, Whodunnit?, Who Do You Think You Are?, The Green Planet, Spectacular Earth, Exploration Volcano and Andy’s Global Adventures. The Diplomat Australian Premiere Fridays at 8.30pm from April 14 Available on Foxtel On Demand and Binge Starring: Sophie Rundle, Danny Sapani & Steven Cree 6 x 60′Sharp and slick new crime series shines a light on the secretive world of diplomacy. From the producers of Bodyguard and Line of Duty. Laura Simmonds and her Spanish friend and colleague Alba Ortiz are working hard to protect British nationals in trouble in Barcelona. It isn’t an easy job. They’ll need to work as a cop, counsellor and lawyer. The series opens with the unexplained death of a British barman working around Barcelona’s notorious marina. Neither the Spanish police nor Foreign Office is keen to pursue a murder enquiry. As Laura and Alba dig deeper, they discover links to organised crime – and the British security services. But what price will they pay to expose secrets that the British and Spanish will protect at any cost? Whodunnit? All Easter Long Weekend from 3:45pm Good Friday From stunning coastal backdrops to the English countryside, from crime-fighting priests to stylish, energetic detective duos, UKTV has got you covered this Easter with dramatic landscapes and a host of special stars. Tune in this Easter Long Weekend as we air some of the best British murder mysteries back to back. Series include Mallorca Files, The Coroner, Midsomer Murders, New Tricks, Father Brown, Shakespeare & Hathaway plus more. Who Do You Think You Are? Series 18 UKTV Premiere Wednesdays at 8.30pm from April 19 4 x 60′The Emmy-Award winning Who Do You Think You Are? returns with a new group of celebrities ready to delve into their lineage and get answers to the questions they’ve wondered about their entire lives. The series follows the journeys of some of the most well-known names in British popular culture. Watch as celebrities discover unknown details about themselves and their families while researching their ancestry with the help of historians and genealogical experts. Celebrities this series include Sue Perkins, Richard Osman, Matt Lucas and Ralf Little. Earth Week All week at 7.30pm from April 17 This April, BBC Earth marks Earth Day with a week of documentaries celebrating the natural world. Admire the masterpiece that is our beautiful home, the science behind some of nature’s fascinating behaviour and the people dedicated to preserving it. Earth Week features a vast range of programmes including David Attenborough’s The Green Planet, Spectacular Earth, Exploration Volcano plus much more. The Green Planet (PG) BBC Earth Premiere Mondays at 7.30pm from April 17 Presented by: Sir David Attenborough 5 x 60′Step into a magical hidden world full of remarkable new behaviour, emotional stories and surprising heroes. Presented by Sir David Attenborough. Plants live secret, unseen lives. Using specialist cameras, this spectacular series allows us to travel beyond the power of the human eye, to look closer at their interconnected world, showcasing over two decades of new discoveries. From deserts, tropical jungles and underwater worlds to seasonal lands and our own urban environment, each episode introduces a set of plants, reveals the battles they face, and the ingenious ways they’ve found to survive. New stories, never-seen-before animal behaviours, surprising heroes. This is Planet Earth from the perspective of plants. Premieres with double episodes on April 17. Spectacular Earth Australian Premiere Tuesday and Wednesday at 7.30pm from April 18 4 x 60′Get closer than ever before to some of the world’s most stunning natural phenomena and discover the extraordinary global forces that coincide to make each spectacle happen. Breakthrough scientific knowledge and cutting-edge filming techniques mean it is now possible to get thrillingly close to some of the world’s most beautiful spectacles. Specialist jet-ski cameras ride giant waves in Portugal, drones fly into one of Guatemala’s most explosive volcanoes and ultra-slow-motion footage captures thousand-foot-long lightning bolts in Arizona. Experts and scientists reveal the science beneath the spectacle. The explanations are fascinating – but our planet is home to such incredible phenomena that sometimes you have to see it to believe it. Double episodes airing on Tuesday and Wednesday from April 18. Exploration Volcano Australian Premiere Thursdays at 7.30pm from April 20 Presented by: Chris Horsley 8 x 60′Chris Horsley is a volcano access specialist, explorer and all-round daredevil. In this eight-part series, he drags a group of reluctant documentary filmmakers all over the globe, responding to volcanic eruptions as they wreak havoc and threaten communities. His expeditions span the rebel-held jungles of Congo to the lava-scorched towns of the Canary Islands; from Iceland’s unmistakable glacial plains to Italy’s smoking archipelagos. In each episode, the team must tackle unique but volatile terrain. Chris and the gang stop at nothing to complete each mission; whether it’s collecting molten lava straight from the source or installing cutting-edge monitoring systems. Each experience is essential to gaining a deeper understanding of the behaviours of these merciless natural giants. Premieres with double episodes on April 20. Andy’s Global Adventures (G) Australian Premiere Mondays at 4.00pm from April 3 15 x 15′Andy, Jen and new AI team member Scout return for a new series where they explore all seven continents, meeting an incredible range of wildlife along the way. In his latest set of adventures, Andy travels all corners of the globe, meeting an amazing new cast of animals – from chameleons in Sri Lanka to emperor penguins in Antarctica. Accompanied by tech wizard Jen and new information-seeking AI Scout, Andy travels the globe in a hi-tech expedition truck, a scientific research station that houses Jen’s database of incredible facts about fauna and flora that inhabit our planet. In each episode, the team are sent on a mission by HQ to solve a puzzle from natural history. The intrepid trio must complete their mission and upload their findings to the database before they can continue their journey. See more TV Central BBC stories HERE BBC programming info can be viewed

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