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AMC Networks’ April Highlights Feature New Episodes of AMC’s Propulsive Giancarlo Esposito-Led Series Parish; Sundance Now’s Serial Killer Thriller The Long Shadow; and The Return of Acorn TV’s Popular The Brokenwood Mysteries

Shudder And AMC+ Celebrate Halfway to Halloween Annual Monthlong Horror-Thon with New Film Premieres Including Baghead, Late Night with The Devil and Infested, New Shudder TV Watch Parties for The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs and More

New Series, Films, Specials and More to Stream on AMC Networks’ Suite of Targeted Streaming Services

New York, NY – March 14, 2024 – This April, AMC Networks features new episodes of the propulsive drama Parish, starring Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad), Skeet Ulrich (Riverdale, Scream) and Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, The Handmaids Tale), new episodes of Sundance Now’s ripped-from-the-headlines crime drama The Long Shadow, starring David Morrissey (The Walking Dead), and the 10th anniversary season of popular Acorn TV Exclusive The Brokenwood Mysteries.

Shudder and AMC+ celebrate Halfway to Halloween all month long with film premieres including Shudder Originals such as supernatural horror Baghead starring Freya Allen (The Witcher), found footage thriller Late Night with the Devil starring David Dastmalchian (Oppenheimer), and creature feature Infested, as well as new Shudder TV watch parties for Shudder Original series The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs the second season of AMC anthology series The Terror, and more.

These films, series and more join an extensive catalogue of compelling dramas, beloved franchises, highly anticipated films and timely collections on AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder, Sundance Now, and anime-focused HIDIVE, all month long.


  • For Her Sins (Acorn TV Exclusive Series)

Series Binge Premiere Monday, April 1

Laura Conroy (Jo Joyner, Shakespeare & Hathaway) has a loving husband, two beautiful children and a successful career as a lawyer. She appears to have it al but this perfect life is marred by cracks. After befriending Emily Furness (Rachel Shenton, All Creatures Great and Small), a charismatic stranger she meets in the school playground, her life begins to spiral out of control. Laura’s husband Rob often works abroad, leaving a stressed Laura to deal with the children alone while juggling returning to work after the birth of their son. The beguiling, ever-helpful Emily is a real savior in Laura’s eyes. However, all is not what it seems… Laura has unwittingly led down an increasingly dangerous path as Emily begins infiltrating her life and poisoning it from the inside. But why? Unknown to Laura, these two women are bound by a shared secret; one Laura has tried to keep buried. But nothing stays a secret forever and Emily is here to make sure this one is exposed, no matter the price.


  • The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 10 (Acorn TV Exclusive Series)

New Season Premiere Monday, April 29

The 10th anniversary season of The Brokenwood Mysteries sees Detectives Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea), Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland) and Daniel Chalmers (Jarod Rawiri) continue to wrestle with the alarming murder rate in Brokenwood. With the help of their curious pathologist, Dr Gina Kadinsky (Cristina Ionda), they use all manner of unconventional methods to solve the town’s more macabre and unusual crimes. From a brutal murder with a Jurassic twist to a spooky crime scene amidst the Day of the Dead, a lovestruck dental patient and a vicious visit to a House of Horrors, this seasons’ homicides capture the quirky spirit of New Zealand’s deadliest town.


  • Murdoch Mysteries Season 17 (Acorn TV Exclusive Series)

New Episodes Continue Every Monday

The new season begins with William Murdoch and Julia Ogden racing to discover the true intentions of their mysterious captors in order to escape and resume their lives in Toronto. Constable Crabtree and Effie will find their domestic bliss interrupted by an urgent mission that emerges from Crabtree’s past and Station House #4 will be in a state of tension as Brackenreid’s place in the constabulary remains in question. Llewellyn Watts resumes work as a detective, determined to live his truth and pursue happiness on his own terms, while Violet Hart will thrive in her new romance with Isaiah Buchanan — but the future of the Star Bright Club hangs by a thread, as does Violet’s fortune when she is brought to court by the family of her dead husband.


*Full Acorn TV programming schedule for April available HERE


  • The Influencer (ALLBLK Original Film)

New Film Premieres Thursday, April 4

Social media influencer, Niecy Fields (Christina Cooper, Dear White PeopleNever Heard) rises to the cusp of stardom…only to be thrown into a fight for her life and the lives of those closest to her. Additional cast: Kiki Haynes (For Better or Worse, All the Queen’s Men), Hasaan Gilmer (Power Book III: Raising Kanan, Blue Bloods).


  • My Mane Problem Season 2 (ALLBLK Original Series)

New Season Premieres Thursday, April 25

Celebrity stylist Dr. Boogie is back as he gives renewed hope and self-confidence to real people confronting very personal hair journeys as My Mane Problem returns for its second season. A bad hairstyle can look, feel and be life-ruining, however, Dr. Boogie is here to transform individuals in an amazing way but also dig deeper to fix what’s going on inside and OUTside their head.

  • Supa Girlz (ALLBLK Original Series)

Season Finale Thursday, April 11

Supa Girlz follows a season in the life of one of the best high school dance teams in the country: the Miami Northwestern “G Girls.” Led by a boldly unapologetic and visionary director, Traci Young-Byron, the G Girls have become a trend-setting viral sensation whose successes and struggles reflect those of the neighborhood they call home: Liberty City, Miami. In the final episode, while the season has ended for the football team, the band and G Girls learn that they are one of a select number of high school teams chosen to perform at the highly-attended HBCU invitational in Orlando.

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  • Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night (HIDIVE Exclusive)

Simulcast Premiere in April

Tokyo’s Shibuya City comes alive in the new original anime Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night, the unique slice of life, coming-of-age ensemble drama set to premiere this April exclusively on HIDIVE. Shibuya is a city full of identity. It is here on Shibuya’s late night streets that illustrator Mahiru Kozuki, former idol Kano Yamanouchi, Vtuber Kiui Watase and composer Mei Kim Anouk Takanashi — four young women who are slightly outside the world — join together and form an anonymous artist group called JELEE. “I” also want to shine like someone else. If it’s not me but “we” then we might be able to  shine. With direction by Ryohei Takeshita and writing by Yūki Yaku, Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night is produced by Doga Kobo, the studio behind 2023’s global smash hit Oshi no Ko. Streaming in Japanese with English Subtitles.


  • Whisper Me a Love Song (HIDIVE Exclusive)

Simulcast Premiere in April

Romance is in the air this April with the arrival of Whisper Me a Love Song, the new HIDIVE exclusive series based on the hugely popular yuri manga series created by Eku Takeshima. After performing a song at her school’s opening ceremony, musician Yori Asanagi receives an apparent love confession from freshman Himari Kino. But just as Yori decides she wants to return Himari’s feelings, Himari reveals that she did not “love” her, but “admires” her! But you can’t unring a bell once struck, and Yori is determined to make Himari fall for her, not just her music. Will their hearts ever beat as one, or will their love fall out of tune? Produced by Cloud Hearts and Yokohama Animation Laboratory, Whisper Me a Love Song is directed by Akira Mano and written by Hiroki Uchida. Streaming in Japanese with English Subtitles.


  • Urusei Yatsura Cour 4 (HIDIVE Exclusive)

Simulcast Premiere in April

The exciting second season of Urusei Yatsura comes to a close this spring when part two (Cour 4) of the fan favorite sci-fi romcom premieres in April exclusively on HIDIVE. When an alien race known as the Oni invade Earth, the chronically unlucky and unapologetically lecherous Ataru Moroboshi is selected as humanity’s representative in a duel for the fate of the planet! His opponent is Lum, the Oni’s very pretty princess, and it’s only thanks to Ataru’s unscrupulous behavior that he’s able to scrape out a win in a treacherous game of tag against her. Ataru thinks he’s had his lucky break at last, but when Lum takes a shine to him off the battlefield, the conflict follows him home as Lum invades not only planet Earth, but also the womanizing Ataru’s love life! Produced by David Production, Urusei Yatsura is co-directed by Hideya Takahashi and Yasuhiro Kimura with writing by Yuko Kakihara. Streaming in Japanese with English Subtitles.


On AMC+:

  • Parish (AMC Original Series)

New Episodes Continue Sundays on AMC and AMC+ Until the Season Finale on May 5

An action-packed drama, Parish stars and is executive produced by Emmy® and SAG® Award-nominee and Critics Choice® Award-winner Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad, Better Call SaulThe Mandalorian) as Gracian “Gray” Parish, a family man and proud owner of a luxury car service in New Orleans. After his son is violently murdered and his business collapses, an encounter with an old friend from his days as a wheelman resurfaces old habits, sending Gray on a high-stakes collision course with a violent criminal syndicate. The six-episode series features a prominent ensemble cast of Zackary Momoh (The NeversHarrietDoctor Sleep) as New Orleans-based Zimbabwean gangster The Horse; SAG® Award-nominee Paula Malcomson (WatchmenThe Hunger GamesRay Donovan) as Parish’s wife and mother to his two children, Rose; and Skeet Ulrich (ScreamRiverdale) as an old acquaintance to Gray, Colin. Bradley Whitford (The West WingGet OutThe Handmaid’s Tale) recurs as Anton, the charming and intelligent face of industrial business in Louisiana who covertly heads a criminal organization. His dispute with The Horse’s human trafficking ring puts him at direct odds with Parish.

  • New Film Premieres Every Friday, including:
    • Mayhem! New Film Premieres Friday, April 12 (AMC+ Exclusive Film)

From director Xavier Gens (Gangs of London), this revenge thriller tells the story of Sam (Nassim Lyes), a professional boxer about to be released from prison in France. While on parole, his past catches up with him and he is forced to flee the country. Five years later, he has rebuilt a simple life on an exotic island in Thailand with his wife Mia and her daughter Dara, working multiple jobs to support his family and buy a piece of land to build a restaurant. As his life begins to improve, a job gone wrong puts Sam in the crosshairs of local crime lord Narong (Olivier Gourmet), who retaliates with brutal violence. Crushed but still alive, Sam is left with only one purpose: to seek merciless and bone-breaking vengeance.

  • Also featured on AMC+ in April:
    • Shudder’s Halfway to Halloween – Monthlong Horror-Thon From April 1 Through April 30

Celebrate horror with Shudder’s Halfway to Halloween programming event featuring new Shudder films Baghead, Late Night with the Devil, Infested, as well as new episodes of fan favorite Shudder Original Series The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, featured library additions including AMC’s The Terror Season 2, and more.

    • The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live Show Me More – New Special Premieres Monday, April 1

Fans get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest hit series in The Walking Dead Universe, The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live starring Danai Gurira and Andrew Lincoln.

    • Predator vs Prey – New Series Binge Premieres Saturday, April 20 (BBC America Original Series)
      This new nature series follows the fortunes of the world’s most formidable apex predators, including lions, wolves, and crocodiles as they pit themselves against fearsome opponents such as bison, wildebeest and elephants in the ultimate battle for survival.

On SHUDDER (also available on AMC+):

  • The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob’s Season 6 (Shudder Original Series)

LIVE Watch Parties Continue Every Other Friday on Shudder TV and AMC+ TV

The supersized sixth season continues with all-new episodes available on Shudder and AMC+ biweekly.

  • Baghead (Shudder Original Film)

New Film Premieres Friday, April 5

Following the death of her estranged father (Peter Mullan), Iris (Freya Allan) learns she has inherited a run-down, centuries-old pub. She travels to Berlin to identify her father’s body and meet with The Solicitor (Ned Dennehy) to discuss the estate. Little does she know, when the deed is signed, she will become inextricably tied to an unspeakable entity that resides in the pub’s basement–Baghead–a shape-shifting creature that can transform into the dead. Two thousand in cash for two minutes with the creature is all it takes for desperate loved ones to ease their grief. Neil (Jeremy Irvine), who has lost his wife, is Iris’ first customer. Like her father, Iris is tempted to exploit the creature’s powers and help desperate people for a price. But she soon discovers breaking the two-minute rule can have terrifying consequences. Together with her best friend Katie (Ruby Barker), Iris must battle to keep control of Baghead and figure out how to destroy her, before she destroys them.

  • Late Night with the Devil (Shudder Original Film)

New Film Premieres Friday, April 19

October 31, 1977. Jack Delroy’s syndicated talk show ‘Night Owls’ has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country, but a year on from the tragic death of Jack’s wife, ratings have plummeted. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other, unaware he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America. Starring David Dastmalchian (Oppenheimer) and Laura Gordon (Reckoning).

  • Infested (Shudder Original Film)

New Film Premieres Friday, April 26

Director Sébastien Vanicek makes his feature film debut with a story that follows Kaleb, who is about to turn 30 and has never been lonelier. He’s fighting with his sister over a matter of inheritance and has cut ties with his best friend. Fascinated by exotic animals, he finds a venomous spider in a bazaar and brings it back to his flat. It only takes a moment for it to escape and reproduce, turning the whole place into a dreadful web trap. Starring Théo Christine (Suprêmes), Finnegan Oldfield (Final Cut), Jérôme Niel (Smoking Causes Coughing), Sofia Lesaffre (Les Misérables) and Lisa Nyarko.

  • Halfway to Halloween – Horror-Thon Continues All Monthlong, including:
    • The Terror Season 2 – Series Binge Starts Monday, April 1

Set during World War II, the second season of The Terror centers on a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese American community, and a young man’s journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible. Starring George Takei (Star Trek).

    • Mute Witness – Streaming Film Premiere on April 1

From director Anthony Waller (An American Werewolf in Paris), a mute makeup artist working on a slasher movie being shot in Moscow, is locked in the studio after house. While there, she witnesses a brutal murder and must escape capture.

    • The GatesStreaming Film Premiere on April 1

A serial killer has been sentenced to death by electric chair in London in the 1890s, but in his final hours, he puts a curse on the prison he’s in, and all of those in it.

*Full Shudder programming schedule for April available HERE

On SUNDANCE NOW (also available on AMC+):

  • The Long Shadow (Sundance Now Original Series)

New Episodes Continue Every Thursday Until the Season Finale on April 25

Definitive depiction of the desperate five-year hunt for serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, better known as the “Yorkshire Ripper.” The true crime drama takes viewers back to the 1970s and 1980s to follow the victim and survivors of infamous serial killer opening when mother of four, Wilma McCann is found murdered near her home in October 1975 – and a desperate cat and mouse game ensues. Starring David Morrissey (“The Governor” in The Walking Dead) and Toby Jones (The Hunger Games).

  • True Crime Story: Smugshot (SundanceTV Original Series)

New Episodes Continue Every Thursday Until the Season Finale on April 11

The latest installment in the True Crime Story franchise, this documentary series examines the criminals that are so full of themselves, they really don’t believe it is possible to get caught for their misdeeds. These smug law breakers have little to gain and much to lose, but they just can’t help themselves.


  • True Crime Story: It Couldn’t Happen Here Season 2 (SundanceTV Original Series)

New Season Premieres Thursday, April 18

Hosted and executive produced by small town native, advocate and actress Hilarie Burton Morgan (One Tree Hill, The Walking Dead, Friday Night in with The Morgans), the powerful and captivating series puts a spotlight on murder cases from small towns across America where questions remain if justice has been fully served. Each episode sees Burton Morgan meet with family members and local insiders as she explores the twists and turns of the case and uncovers the unique challenges of small-town justice.

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