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11 Best New Shows on Netflix: April 2023’s Top Upcoming Series to Watch

This April, Netflix is showering you with tons of terrific titles on their list of new content coming all month long. While it’s always hard to say goodbye to the titles leaving Netflix, you won’t be feeling down for long once you get a good look at the impressive array of Netflix Original series coming to the platform to take their place. With everything from brand new titles to long-awaited continuations of fan favorites, Netflix’s diverse and delightful April 2023 premieres are sure to have something for everyone.

The streamer is set to help you celebrate the new month with premieres from highly-anticipated new shows across several different genres (so there’s truly something for everyone) like Beef, Transatlantic, and The Diplomat, which are all already looking to be some of the most promising releases out of April’s entire streaming lineup.

While the list of April’s top shows features these brand new titles, there are also plenty of fresh episodes and seasons from more established shows to look forward to that are streaming exclusively on Netflix starting this month. Keep an eye out in particular for Sweet Tooth: Season 2, Firefly Lane: Season 2, Part 2, and Workin’ Moms: Season 7.

So what makes the cut for our top 11, and which of them have what it takes to be in the Netflix Top 10? Keep reading to treat yourself to the greatness that is the list of streaming standouts for April 2023.

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Released April 6

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CAST: Steven Yeun, Ali Wong, David Choe, Young Mazino, Joseph Lee, Patti Yasutak


DESCRIPTION: Beef is a Netflix Original comedy-drama series about an incident of road rage between failing contractor Danny Cho (Yeun) and unfulfilled entrepreneur Amy Lau (Wong) that gradually completely consumes and unravels their lives. Over the course of 10 episodes, the two go head-to-head in an intense feud where the stakes get higher as the beef between them runs deeper, eventually erupting in a destructive blaze with lasting repercussions. Watch it all go down in Beef early in April, only on Netflix.

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Released April 7

Transatlantic Netflix Review
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CAST: Gillian Jacobs, Cory Michael Smith, Lucas Englander, Deleila Piasko, Corey Stoll, Grégory Montel, Ralph Amoussou, Luke Thompson, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alexander Fehling, Jonas Nay, Lolita Chammah, Jodhi May, Henriette Confurius


DESCRIPTION: Based on Julie Orringer’s 2019 novel The Flight Portfolio, this brand new history drama mini-series follows Americans Varian Fry (Smith) and Mary Jayne Gold (Jacobs) and their allies as they form a scrappy rescue operation in 1940 Marseilles to risk their lives helping over 2000 refugees fleeing the Nazis in occupied France during WWII. See mortal danger give way to surprise collaborations, passionate love affairs, and incredible acts of heroism in this exciting new title when it hits Netflix this month.

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'Sweet Tooth': Season 2

Released April 27

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CAST: Christian Convery, Neil Sandilands, Adeel Akhtar, Aliza Vellani, Amy Seimetz, Nonso Anozie, Dania Ramirez, Amie Donald, Kiri-Rose Kendall, Nigel Godfrey, Caden Dragomer, Craig Hall, Enroll Shand


DESCRIPTION: After an almost two year wait, the highly-anticipated sophomore season of Netflix Original fantasy drama Sweet Tooth is finally upon us. The series about the mysterious emergence of part-human, part-animal hybrids in a post-apocalyptic future continue to focus on candy-loving 10-year-old half-human, half-deer Gus (Convery) as he and his fellow hybrids are held captive by General Abbot (Sandilands) and the Last Men in order to find a cure for a deadly new wave of the Sick.

In order to save his friends, Gus must embark on a dark and difficult journey to uncover the origins of The Great Crumble and his mother Birdie’s (Seimetz) surprising role in the lead-up to the world-altering event. Immerse yourself in the moving and engrossing world of Sweet Tooth as soon as Season 2 premieres at the end of April.

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'The Diplomat'

Released April 20

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CAST: Keri Russell, Rufus Sewell, David Gyasi, Ali Ahn, Rory Kinnear, Ato Essandoh, Celia Imrie, Michael McKean, Nana Mensah, T’Nia Miller, Miguel Sandoval


DESCRIPTION: In this high-stakes Netflix Original political-drama thriller, Kate Wyler (Russell) is chosen to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, thrusting her into a high-profile job she neither expected nor was prepared to receive. Kate is swiftly tasked with diffusing international crises, establishing strategic alliances, and adapting to her newfound role in the spotlight, and all while attempting to maintain her her increasingly strained marriage to fellow career diplomat, Hal Wyler (Sewell). Find out whether Kate can weather the storm or if everything will come crashing down around her on The Diplomat within the next few weeks.

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'Firefly Lane': Season 2, Part 2

Released April 27

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CAST: Katherine Heigl, Sarah Chalke, Ben Lawson, Ali Skovbye, Roan Curtis, Beau Garrett, Yael Yurman, India de Beaufort, Greg Germann, Jolene Purdy, Ignacio Serricchio


DESCRIPTION: Based on Kristin Hannah’s 2008 novel of the same name, Firefly Lane reaches its touching, epic conclusion with its last seven episodes dropping towards the end of this month. There are many questions still unanswered and plenty to unpack as the Netflix Original drama series comes to an end, including everything from Kate (Chalke) grappling with the painful aftermath of Johnny’s (Lawson) ill-fated trip to Iraq, to Tully (Heigl) facing a lawsuit while building her career back from the ground up, to how Tully will react to Kate’s cancer diagnosis, and, of course, what it ultimately was that ended the two women’s 30-year-long close friendship. Get the answers you’ve long been awaiting in Firefly Lane: Season 2, Part 2 on Netflix.

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'Workin' Moms': Season 7

Released April 26

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CAST: Catherine Reitman, Dani Kind, Jessalyn Wanlim, Sarah McVie, Raymond Ablack, Philip Sternberg, Kyle Breitkopf, Ryan Belleville, Sadie Munroe, Peter Keleghan, Kevin Vidal, Jann Arden


DESCRIPTION: Popular Canadian comedy-drama series Workin’ Moms returns to Netflix with its seventh and final season towards the end of April. The Netflix Original title reaches an emotional and satisfying conclusion as Kate (Reitman) and her friends try to find a balance between professional success and personal fulfillment. It isn’t an easy task but laughter and strong relationships sure do make it all a lot more bearable. Experience the grand finale of Workin’ Moms this month, only on Netflix.

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'Florida Man'

Released April 13

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CAST: Édgar Ramírez, Anthony LaPaglia, Abbey Lee, Otmara Marrero, Lex Scott Davis, Emory Cohen, Isaiah Johnson


DESCRIPTION: Get ready for Florida Man, a brand new Netflix Original comedy crime-drama about disgraced ex-cop Mike Valentine (Ramírez) who is forced to return to his home state of Florida to find a Philly mobster’s runaway girlfriend. What at first glance seemed like a quick and straightforward gig swiftly spirals out of control into a wild, deadly treasure hunt involving hidden family secrets and seemingly futile attempts to do the right thing in a place where everything seems very wrong. Welcome to the shady and spectacular world of Florida Man.

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'Love After Music'

Released April 26

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CAST: Ivan Hochman, Micaela Riera, Nahuel Monasterio, Daryna Butryk, Javier Morado, Charlie Anderle, Matías Okosi


DESCRIPTION: Love After Music is a Netflix Original biographical drama series that takes a deep and intimate look at the career and life of Argentinian musician Fito Páez (Hochman). The show tracks 30 years of Páez’s life and unique journey as he goes from passionate young amateur musical artist to the most well-known rock and roll pianist, lyricist, and singer-songwriter to ever come out of Argentina.

Learn more about this underrated legend who forever changed the history of Hispanic rock by catching Love After Music as soon as it premieres on Netflix at the end of April.

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'How to Get Rich'

Released April 18

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CAST: Ramit Sethi


DESCRIPTION: Let American entrepreneur Ramit Sethi take you on a journey to learn (as the title suggests), how to get rich in this new Netflix Original series based on Sethi’s 2009 book I Will Teach You to Be Rich. Finance expert Sethi digs deep into the immense power money holds over us all while also making sure that we know that it doesn’t actually have to. In working with people across the United States to help make their financial goals and dreams a reality, Sethi just might teach us all a few tips and tricks of our own for How to Get Rich.

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Released April 13

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CAST: Richard Armitage, Charlie Murphy, Indira Varma, Rish Shah, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Sonera
Angel, Anil Goutam, Marion Bailey


DESCRIPTION: Over the course of four thrilling and seductive episodes, this Netflix Original romantic mystery-drama mini-series revolves around the dark depths of erotic obsession and forbidden desire. Adapted from Josephine Hart’s 1991 novel Damage, Obsession follows a risky and taboo love triangle that emerges when enigmatic Anna Barton (Murphy) begins a sultry and intense affair with her fiancé’s father, William (Armitage).

But while Anna attempts to keep both relationships alive, William spirals deeply into an obsessive desire for Anna, potentially putting both the relationship and life of his own son at immense risk.

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'American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing'

Released April 12

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DESCRIPTION: End the month with an incredibly emotional and gripping documentary series about the tragic 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, the subsequent days-long manhunt for the two bombers, and the inspiring and heroic stories and actions of the people of Boston who all came together at their city’s defense in its darkest hour. Released on the 10 year anniversary of that heartbreaking Patriots’ Day, American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing seeks to remember what happen, and above all, highlight the hope, goodness, and resilience of humanity that outshone the bad in the wake of that devastating event.

Stream American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing  on Netflix