New On Showtime April 2023

The Showtime schedule for April 2023 releases is premiering brand new original titles like Personality Crisis: One Night Only and Waco: The Aftermath: Series Premiere. There’s also so much other noteworthy content, especially when it comes to Showtime Original titles and award-winning films like Catching Lightning, 2nd Chance, and Selma, in addition to movies and shows you already know and love, so there’s plenty to look forward to all month long!

With all the options to wade through, deciding what to watch can be a guessing game. Start with the newest movies and shows on Showtime this April, and you can’t go wrong:

Showtime April 2023 Highlights

Showtime is a wonderful place to find brand new and exciting original programming, as well as rediscover old gems you may have missed. Here are two of the best new titles coming to the platform this April: 

Waco: The Aftermath: Series Premiere (Released April 14) *Showtime Original

The most highly-anticipated new title on Showtime this month is this brand new biographical drama miniseries that focuses on the fallout of the disastrous 1993 siege of Waco, Texas. In addition to covering the trials of surviving members of the Branch Davidian sect and the rise of domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh, Waco: The Aftermath also offers broader context for the rise of the American militia movement that foreshadowed the deadly 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and storming of the U.S. Capital on January 6, 2021. See Michael Shannon, John Leguizamo, David Costabile, J. Smith-Cameron, Giovanni Ribisi, Abbey Lee, John Hoogenakker, and Shea Whigham star in Waco: The Aftermath as soon as it premieres this month, only on Showtime.

Stream Waco: The Aftermath on Showtime on April 14

Personality Crisis: One Night Only: Documentary Premiere (Released April 14) *Showtime Original

Personality Crisis: One Night Only is a Showtime Original documentary film that takes a deep dive into the life and work of singer, songwriter, and actor David Johansen, who made a name for himself as the lead singer of notorious 1970s punk rock band the New York Dolls. In addition looking at Johansen’s past, the feature also highlights the singer’s more current work by focusing on an intimate 2020 cabaret performance at New York City’s Café Carlyle, and also emphasizes the profound influence Johansen has had and continue to has on the music and and cultural evolution of NYC. Prepare for the serenade of a lifetime by watching Personality Crisis: One Night Only on Showtime in April.

Stream Personality Crisis: One Night Only on Showtime on April 14

Showtime Schedule for April 2023 Releases—Full List

Showtime’s schedule for April releases features classic movies, original programming premieres, and everything in between. Here is the full list and schedule of everything coming out on Showtime this month.

Showtime Original Series, Specials and Documentaries

2nd Chance (Documentary Premiere: Friday, April 7) 

Catching Lightning (Docuseries Premiere: Friday, April 7)

Personality Crisis: One Night Only (Documentary Premiere: Friday, April 14)

Waco: The Aftermath (Series Premiere: Friday, April 14)

New Movies

Released April 1

April Fool’s Day



Big Top Pee-Wee


Bodies Bodies Bodies

Bullets Over Broadway



Charlotte’s Web

Clear and Present Danger


Drinking Buddies

Free State of Jones


Grizzly II: Revenge

Harlem Nights

Hart’s War

Keeping Company

Loneliest Boy in the World

Marvelous and the Black hole

Mean Girls

Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Mission: Impossible 2

Mission: Impossible III

Operation Odessa





Sniper: The White Raven

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

The Freshman

The Guilt Trip

The Manchurian Candidate

The Rage: Carrie 2

The Squid and the Whale

The Truman Show

Universal Soldier

Valley Girl

Walkaway Joe

World Trade Center

Released April 12

3 Days To Kill

Released April 15

Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Gods and Monsters

New Showtime Streaming Collections

Ari Graynor:

Celeste and Jess Forever

The Disaster Artist

The Guilt Trip 


Beyond the Law


Top Five

Harrison Ford

American Graffiti

Clear and Present Danger

Patriot Games

The Conversation

Laura Linney:


The House of Mirth

The Nanny Diaries

The Squid and the Whale

The Truman Show

Natalie Portman


Beautiful Girls

Cold Mountain

Robert De Niro:



Last Vegas

The Family

The Untouchables

Seth Rogen

The Disaster Artist

The Guilt Trip

Zack and Miri Make a Porno


What Else Is Streaming New This April?

Showtime new releases are just a portion of the new movies and shows you can watch this month if you’ve got more than one streaming service subscription. We update our guides to the new releases on the most popular streaming platforms every month, so you can stay on top of the freshest titles to watch. Here are full lists, schedules, and reviews for everything streaming: