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Apple TV Plus: All The New Movies And Shows To Watch In April

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With a new month comes a number of new movies and shows for Apple TV Plus subscribers to watch. Although Apple TV Plus isn’t as prolific as Hulu and Netflix when it comes to the number of movies and shows added each month, all of Apple’s originals and exclusives tend to be worth watching.

There are 7 new additions to Apple TV Plus in April:

For those new to Apple TV Plus, a standard subscription costs $6.99 per month and there is also the option to save on the cost over 12 months by signing up for a $69 annual plan. If already subscribed to Apple One, then you also get access to Apple TV Plus at no additional cost.

If you’ve recently purchased an Apple device, it may also be worth checking to see if you are eligible for an extended free trial. Typically, all new Apple device purchases come with three months of free Apple TV Plus.

A closer look at April’s new releases

There are seven new additions to Apple TV Plus this month, and here’s a closer look at every one of them.

Schmigadoon! – season 2

April sees the return of Schmigadoon! with season 2. Moving on from the town of Schmigadoon, season two sees Josh and Melissa venturing to Schmicago, a reimagined world of ’60s and ’70s musicals. The second season consists of six episodes and the first becomes available to stream on April 5th.

Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker

Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker provides an inside look at the life and career of Boris Becker. This two-part docuseries features interviews with John McEnroe, Novak Djokovic, and Björn Borg, and both episodes are available to stream on April 7th.


Inspired by the mission of Dr. Jane Goodall, Jane is a new series that focuses on Jane Garcia, a 9-year-old budding environmentalist on a quest to save endangered animals. The new 10-episode mission-driven series for kids and families premieres April 14th on Apple TV Plus.

The Last Thing He Told Me

The Last Thing He Told Me tells the story of Hannah who must forge a relationship with her 16-year-old stepdaughter to find out why her husband mysteriously disappeared. Starring Jennifer Garner, and based on the acclaimed bestselling novel, the limited series is available to stream from April 14th.


Starring Chris Evans and Ana de Armas, Ghosted tells the story of Cole who falls head over heels for Sadie before then discovering that Sadie is a secret agent. Ghosted is available to stream on April 21st.

Drops of God

Drops of God is a new live-action series based on the popular manga series. The new eight-episode multilingual (French-Japanese) drama is available to stream from April 21st.

The Afterparty – season 2

Last, but not least, April also sees the return of The Afterparty with a second season. Similar to the first season, each episode of season 2 tells the story of a fateful evening according to one of the primary suspects. This time the fateful evening involves a wedding ruined by the murder of the groom. The second season of The Afterparty premieres April 28th on Apple TV Plus.

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John Finn

By John Finn

John Finn is the Founder and Editor of Streaming Better, a platform created in 2019 to help consumers navigate the complicated live TV streaming and subscription service market.

John has been covering technology for various online publications since 2014. After originally covering the wider tech industry as a writer and editor, John now spends his time focusing on the emerging video-streaming market, including live TV streaming, SVOD, AVOD, FAST, and TVOD services.

In a bid to keep up to date on the industry, John actively subscribes to multiple streaming services at the same time. However, John continues to advocate that the best approach for consumers is to rotate between streaming services as needed.

A Psychology graduate from England, who now lives in the US, John previously worked in the aviation industry as an airline reviewer. While reviewing airlines isn't quite the same as reviewing devices and streaming services, John brings the same analytical eye to all of his reviews and industry analysis, along with a special emphasis on what's best for the consumer.

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