Best new shows on Netflix in April 2022
With Netflix benefiting from the success of Bridgerton Season 2 and Invent Anna, the streaming service doesn’t stop at providing the best of the best for TV. Many network shows and originals release their final seasons on the platform in April, while others launch ambitious first seasons.
Here are the best TV shows coming to Netflix this April, from new and established original programming to popular shows making a return to the streaming platform.
Heartland Has More Drama Than Ever In Season 14
If viewers have already watched everything sweet magnolias and Virgin Riverthere will soon be 14 seasons of Heartland it will take time to pass. Seasons 1-13 have been waiting a while for Season 14 to join them on Netflix, and it’s finally available to stream in April. With Season 15 on the way, it’s the perfect time to catch up on the family drama. The show is based on the novel series of the same name and follows sisters Amy and Lou Fleming on their family ranch, Heartland, where they live with their widowed grandfather, father, and farmhand. The story centers on the trials and tribulations of Amy, a gifted horse trainer on the farm.
Heartland Season 14 will be available on April 1.
Better Call Saul Season 5 finally debuts on streaming
Just in time for the Season 6 premiere, You better call Saul Season 5 will stream on Netflix for viewers who desperately need to catch up. After all, Jimmy McGill has been off screen for two years, but that’s largely thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that has put the show in a weird spot. But fans won’t have to read recaps or search the deep parts of their memory for the events of Season 5. Fans will have a few weeks to refresh their memories before Season 6 begins to air – but everything depends on the pace of frenzy -watching.
Season 5 continues the damaging ego of Jimmy McGill, whose character arc is known to all breaking Bad fan, but how he gets there is a tragically unavoidable mess. Season 5 is widely considered You better call SaulJimmy’s best season, which ironically defines Jimmy’s worst moments on the show. If there’s anything people love, it’s the fall from good person to borderline antihero villain, and You better call Saul takes his time with it.
Better Call Saul Season 5 will be available on April 4.
The ultimatum: get married or move on puts couples on the hot seat
Netflix has covered all the lovebirds since Love is blindSeason 2 of ends with a new show, The ultimatum: get married or move on. Netflix loves to bring couples issues to the forefront, and The ultimatum follows established couples who are about to get married, but can’t quite make it down the aisle. One partner is ready to get married, and the other is not, so The ultimatum makes things easier for them: getting married or breaking up definitively.
Nick and Vanessa Lachey are set to host the series and revel in splitting the couples up for the sake of television. As Love is blind, the first eight episodes of the series will initially debut together, followed by a season finale and a reunion episode. But will it reach the popularity that Love is blind at?
The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On premieres April 6.
Anatomy of a Scandal is Netflix’s UK version of the American crime story
David E. Kelley has a hot new drama to watch, and given his track record with big little lies, The defeat and Nine perfect strangers, his new show will not miss. Presented as an anthology series, Anatomy of a Scandal recount various scandals (even more dishonorable than those of Bridgerton) among the UK’s elite class every season. The first season will unfold as a courtroom drama where British minister James Whitehouse is accused of rape and infidelity. His wife is unfortunately forced into an unpredictable position and a lawyer struggles to expose the truth in court. There is no murder in the first season, but there is definitely reputation murder.
Anatomy of a Scandal will be presented on April 15.
Russian Doll goes back in time for season 2
Like almost every show in 2020, Russian doll was forced to delay production due to COVID-19, but is finally returning with its second season this month. Created by Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland and Amy Poehler, the series stars Lyonne as Nadia, who is stuck in a time loop on her 36th birthday, where she continually has to experience her birthday party over and over again. She meets Alan, who is also stuck in the same time loop during a different event. Together, the two try to figure out how to end the loop.
Timelines are becoming a trend in Netflix shows, similar to Archives 81corn Russian doll does it justice. Season 1 ended with Nadia and Alan discovering each other in different timelines and trying to prevent their deaths, only for them to not know each other. The season ends with the two seemingly as friends in their respective timelines, having come to terms with their difficult pasts. The episode also reveals that there may be more delays than Nadia knows about.
Russian Doll Season 2 premieres April 20.
Grace and Frankie come out with a bang in season 7
Fans will have to say goodbye to Grace and Frankie as they grace the Netflix screen for the last time on April 27. Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play the titular characters, who confide after their husbands leave them to get married. This will be an important step for Netflix, because Grace and Frankie is his longest running original show. Seven years after their husbands left them, Grace and Frankie are still living their unapologetic lives as partners in crime and two-time entrepreneurs while navigating romances and family dramas.
Grace and Frankie Season 7 premieres April 27.
Ozark ends with season 4 part 2
ozark wraps up its final season this month with Part 2 of Season 4, which left a lot of messes to clean up and plenty of hard lessons to learn. The final part will presumably focus on Ruth Langmore, who is the focus of the Part 2 teaser, and she deserves the spotlight. Her life hasn’t been easy and she’s arguably the most complete character with a bit of goodness in her.
Part 1 ends with the Byrdes, Omar Navarro, his nephew Javi, and the FBI reaching a deal. But Javi gets a bit too ambitious with his power and kills newlyweds Darlene Snell and Wyatt Langmore. When Ruth discovers their corpses, she swears revenge on Javi, even though Marty and Wendy gravely advise her against doing so. Part 2 will also answer the biggest question of all: Has anyone survived the car accident since Part 1 began, and who was behind it?
Ozark Season 4 Part 2 premieres April 27.
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