8 TV Shows to Watch This April
It's finally nice enough to leave your apartment, but this April TV lineup isn't going to make it easy. I mean, how can you allow yourself to enjoy the spring weather when there's a Les Misérables miniseries to be watched? Cue the deluxe soundtrack, on repeat, until it airs on April 14. Plus, we've got a Jordan Peele-produced Twilight Zone revival and a Sam Rockwell/Michelle Williams-led FX series (Fosse/Verdon) on the cal.
Click through to preview of what's in store for your screen this month.
Bless This Mess (ABC, April 16)
Dax Shepard and Lake Bell star as a couple who relocates from N.Y.C. to an inherited farm house in Nebraska — a shift that proves to be much larger a culture shock than anticipated.
Les Misérables (PBS, April 14)
With a star-studded cast that includes The Affair’s Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins, and Olivia Colman, this six-part miniseries is a worthwhile retelling of a story we’ve all heard (and sung) 32432532 times.
Fosse/Verdon (FX, April 9)
FX's decade-spanning drama focuses on the relationship between legendary dancer, director, and choreographer Bob Fosse and his creative and romantic partner, dancer and actress Gwen Verdon. Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams star as the title leads.
The Red Line (CBS, April 28)
Noah Wyle, Emayatzy Corinealdi (Middle of Nowhere), and Noel Fisher (Shameless) star as the members of three Chicago families whose lives are forever intertwined when an unarmed black doctor is shot by a white police officer.
Ramy (Hulu, April 19)
Hulu’s latest follows a millennial Muslim man struggling to reconcile the confines of his religion with the ethos of his generation.
The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access, April 1)
Jordan Peele presents the fourth iteration of the macabre sci-fi anthology series. The upcoming season features appearances by Seth Rogen, Adam Scott, Sanaa Lathan, John Cho, Jacob Tremblay, Kumail Nanjiani, Tracy Morgan, and Ginnifer Goodwin, among others.
In the Dark (The CW, April 4)
A reckless and selfish blind woman (think: The CW's answer to Ebenezer Scrooge), sets out against the odds to solve her late friend's murder.
Huge in France (Netflix, April 12)
French comedian Gad Elmaleh plays himself in this sitcom about a man (“The Seinfeld of France”) who moves to L.A. to spend time with his teenage son (spoiler: his fame abroad doesn’t quite translate to American audiences).