5 Amazing New Shows That You Shouldn’t Miss for the World This April

Colin Farrell in
Colin Farrell in "Sugar"

Spring is the prime time for new TV releases, and the world’s leading streamers and networks are taking things pretty seriously. From Prime Video’s Fallout to Netflix’s Ripley, April has quite a few amazing new shows in store, and these five definitely deserve a spot on your watch list.

Ripley (April 4, Netflix)

Patricia Highsmith’s seminal crime novel The Talented Mr. Ripley is getting a new adaptation with Andrew Scott in the lead role, which will take us back to Tom Ripley’s world filled with deceit, fraud, and murder.

Sugar (April 5, Apple TV+)

Colin Farrell leads the way in this intriguing Apple TV+ series, described as a genre-bending contemporary take on the private detective story set in Los Angeles.

Fallout (April 11, Amazon Prime Video)

The hit video game Fallout is finally getting its long-awaited TV adaptation, set in the post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. After years spent living in an underground bunker, a young woman decides to leave the vault and venture out into the devastating wasteland.

The Sympathizer (April 14, HBO)

The adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will seamlessly mix together many different genres while telling the tale of a Vietnamese communist spy struggling to leave the world of espionage behind.

Under the Bridge (April 17, Hulu)

If you’re a sucker for a good true crime drama, make sure to check out this series about two women trying to figure out what happened to a 14-year-old girl who went to a friend’s party and never came back home.