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April brings the US premieres of 32 new Euro TV series, seasons, and films from 14 countries, plus additional linear TV and streaming debuts, and more besides!

April 2021 Euro TV premieres

To see the complete list of Euro TV shows available in the US and UK, see the Euro TV Shows by Language section. Viewers in the US can check the ongoing updates of titles released throughout each month on the Euro TV Viewing Guide page.

All programs listed here are shown in their original language with English subtitles, except where noted. The trailers below, which may or may not have English subtitles, might not be suitable for all audiences; viewer discretion is advised.

Programs and dates are subject to change without prior notice.

NATIONAL PREMIERES

An Ordinary Woman (Obychnaya zhenshchina) (Russia)

This humorous drama stars Best Actress Award winner Anna Mikhalkova (To the Lake) as Marina, a flower shop owner who lives a seemingly ordinary, middle-class life in Moscow with her husband and children. But lurking beneath this manicured facade is her secret career of running a clandestine network of prostitutes, which is threatened following the death of one of her girls.

An Ordinary Woman premieres in the US on Thursday, April 1, exclusively on Topic and its digital channels, including Topic on Amazon.

Face to Face (Forhøret) (Denmark)

In this mystery-crime thriller, investigator Bjørn (Ulrich Thomsen, Those Who Kill) is called in to identify a young woman and is horrified to see his daughter on the autopsy table. Her death is ruled a suicide, but he refuses to believe she took her own life. As the evidence begins to point toward murder, Bjørn begins to track the last day of his daughter’s life, sending him on a whirlwind journey that reveals a network of truths, lies, and criminal acts woven into her and Bjørn’s own life. In order to understand his daughter’s death, Bjørn must confront himself until he finally faces the unavoidable truth of why she died.

The eight-episode series features a top-notch cast that includes David Dencik (Quicksand), Trine Dyrholm (The Legacy), Katrine Greis-Rosenthal (The Bridge), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Follow the Money), Søren Malling (The Investigation), Lars Mikkelsen (Ride Upon the Storm), Lars Ranthe (Seaside Hotel), and Clara Rosager (The Rain).

Face to Face premieres in the US on Friday, April 2, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.

Just Say Yes (Netherlands)

In this romance-comedy, incurable romantic Lotte (Yolanthe Cabau, DNA, The Godless) finds her life upended when her plans for a picture-perfect wedding unravel, just as her self-absorbed sister gets engaged.

Costarring Noortje Herlaar (The Oldenheim 12), Kim-Lian van der Meij (Fashion Planet), Huub Smit (Undercover), and Jim Bakkum (Baantjer Mysteries), Just Say Yes, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, April 2, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

Madame Claude (France)

Set in 1960s Paris, this biopic stars César Awards nominee Karole Rocher (Braquo, Polisse) as the eponymous brothel owner, née Fernande Grudet, whose exclusive brothel business caters to the wealthy, the influential, and the powerful. Amongst her clientele are heads of state, business tycoons, award-winning actors, and members France’s secret service and intelligence organizations — for whom she also serves as an informant. As such, her influence extends far beyond the world of sex work. But then an affluent young woman threatens to change everything.

Madame Claude, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, April 2, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

Sky High (Hasta el cielo) (Spain)

Miguel Herrán (Money Heist, Elite) stars in this crime thriller as Ángel, a mechanic from the Madrid suburbs who falls for Estrella (Carolina Yuste, Drug Squad: Costa del Sol) and then joins her boyfriend Poli’s (Richard Holmes) gang after meeting them at a club. After taking the plunge into a life of robberies, shady deals and easy money, Ángel becomes the protégé of Rogelio (Luis Tosar, The Minions of Midas), a capo who controls Madrid’s black market, while Rogelio’s daughter Sole (Asia Ortega, The Boarding School: Las Cumbres) falls for Ángel. Soon Ángel’s rise in the criminal world to one of the most wanted robbers in Spain makes him the prime target of the relentless detective Duque (Fernando Cayo, Mar de plastico).

Inspired by real events and robberies, Sky High, a Netflix Film, premieres in the US on Friday, April 2, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

Atlantic Crossing (Norway)

Based on a true story, this World War II-set drama centers on the friendship that develops between President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Kyle MacLachlan, Twin Peaks) and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha (Sofia Helin, The Bridge) during Norway’s struggle against the Nazi invasion and occupation. With her husband, Crown Prince Olav (Tobias Santelmann, Acquitted), and his father, King Haakon VII (Søren Pilmark, Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith), having escaped to England in 1940 and set up a government-in-exile, Martha and the couple’s three children make their way to America, where President Roosevelt takes them in at the White House.

Although America is officially neutral in the conflict, Martha urges Roosevelt to help Norway fight against Germany. In England, Olav grows increasingly suspicious of Martha’s close ties to the president, while within The White House, their relationship tries the patience of the first lady as well as the president’s closest advisors, Harry Hopkins and Missy LeHand, the president’s rumored paramour.

The multilingual (Norwegian, English, Swedish, German) drama costars Harriet Sansom Harris (Desperate Housewives) as First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; Lucy Russell (Wolf Hall) as presidential secretary Missy LeHand; Daniel Betts (The Crown) as foreign policy advisor Harry Hopkins; and Suzanne Bertish (Mercy Street) as American diplomat Florence Harriman. It also features Anneke von der Lippe (Kieler Street), Stig R. Amdam (Beforeigners), Trond Teigen (Occupied), and Maria Annette Tanderø Berglyd (Ragnarok).

Atlantic Crossing premieres in the US on Sunday, April 4, at 9 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings). It will also be available for streaming on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel.

Bannan: Seasons 3-5 (Scotland)

Set on an island in the Hebrides, this drama follows Màiri MacDonald (Red Rose), a lawyer who returns home to the island to attend a funeral. After having left eight years earlier to escape her dysfunctional family and the island’s claustrophobia, customs and mentality, her plan was to stay a couple of days and then leave again, but the bannan — the emotional ties — that bind her to this place and its people causes her to stay much longer… and to confront unresolved conflicts from her past. (Video is from Season 1)

Bannan: Season 3 premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 6, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon, followed by Season 4 on April 13 and Season 5 on April 20.

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Movie of the Week: Storm Warning (Avis de Tempête) (France)

In 1999, as an unforgettable storm lashes the Breton town of Perros-Guirec, a ten-year-old boy goes missing while in the care of teens Julie and Erwan. Twenty years later, the brutal murder of their former high school teacher reopens the wounds of the past.

Starring Blandine Bellavoir (Agatha Christie’s Criminal Games) and Lannick Gautry (Vanished by the Lake), and featuring Antoine Duléry (Perfect Murders), Storm Warning premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 6, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Le Petit Tour (France)

In this sparkling travelogue, food and wine expert Mathieu Champrétavy takes viewers through the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps to explore local methods of making wine, cheeses, cured meats, honey, bread, and spirits.

Le Petit Tour premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 6, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Wonderland (Romance) (France)

In this romantic fantasy-thriller, 32-year-old Jérémy (Pierre Deladonchamps, Trepalium) time-travels from present-day Paris to 1960s Biarritz, where he meets and falls in love with the mysterious Alice (Olga Kurylenko, Quantum of Solace), whose destiny is inexplicably linked with his own.

Costarring Pierre Perrier (The Returned), Barbara Schulz (Vanished by the Lake), Simon Abkarian (Kaboul Kitchen), and Anne-Sophie Soldaini (Speakerine), Wonderland premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 6, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Snabba Cash (Sweden)

Set in Stockholm ten years after the events depicted in the Snabba Cash (Easy Money) film trilogy, this series follows tech entrepreneur Leya (Evin Ahmad, The Rain, The Restaurant), who, after kick-starting her company with criminal money, finds out the hard way that there are no shortcuts to the top without paying the price.

Costars in the six-part series include Alexander Abdallah (Love Me), Olle Sarri (We Got This), Dada Fungula Bozela (Triggermen), Robin Nazari (Top Dog), Felice Jankell (The Sandhamn Murders), and newcomers Ali Alarik, Jozef Wojciechowicz (Z.E), Ayan Ahmed, and Khalil Ghazal.

Snabba Cash, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Wednesday, April 7, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

Box 21 (Roslund & Hellström: Box 21) (Sweden)

This six-episode crime thriller follows Lidia (Ioana Ilinca Neacsu, Heidi), a young Romanian woman who is lured to Sweden with promises of a better life, but through a wicked turn of events is forced into prostitution. As Lidia seeks revenge, her fate is intertwined with that of police officer Ewert Grens (Leonard Terfelt, Wallander), who is chasing a dangerous criminal.

The multilingual (Swedish, Romanian, English) series costars Bahador Foladi (Gåsmamman), Kristofer Kamiyasu (Jordskott), Simon J. Berger (Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves), and Mimosa Willamo (Deadwind).

Box 21 premieres in the US on Friday, April 9, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.

Have You Ever Seen Fireflies? (Sen hiç ates böcegi gördün mü?) (Turkey)

In this comedy-drama, rebellious and irreverent wunderkind Gülseren (Ecem Erkek, The Protector) navigates loneliness, love, and loss against the current of political turmoil and social change.

Have You Ever Seen Fireflies? premieres globally on Friday, April 9, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

We Children From Bahnhof Zoo (Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo) (Germany, Czech Republic)

Based on Christiane F., the best-selling memoir of a teenage drug addict, this critically-acclaimed coming-of-age drama is a contemporary re-imagining of the memoir — following the hedonistic lives of Christiane (Jana McKinnon, Tatort) and her friends in Berlin.

The eight-episode series costars Lena Urzendowsky (How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)), Lea Drinda (The Peppercorns), Michelangelo Fortuzzi (Isy Way Out), Jeremias Meyer (SOKO 5113), and Bruno Alexander (Detective Ellen Lucas).

We Children From Bahnhof Zoo premieres in the US (as well as Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand) on Friday, April 9, exclusively on Prime Video.

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Pray, Obey, Kill (Sweden)

In this docuseries, acclaimed investigative journalists Anton Berg and Martin Johnson, alongside director Henrik Georgsson (The Bridge), are on a mission to shed light on what really happened in the remote Swedish village of Knutby in 2004. A small, tight-knit Pentecostal congregation believed Jesus was returning to Earth to marry their leader. When a young woman in the community was murdered and her neighbor suffered multiple gunshot wounds, the ensuing court case became an international sensation. Pray, Obey, Kill premieres in the US with two back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 12, starting at 9 PM ET/PT. New episodes will debut on subsequent Mondays at the same time on HBO and be available for streaming on HBO Max.

Mafiosa: Season 5 (France)

The final season of this crime drama finds crime boss Sandra Paoli (Hélène Fillières, Aurore) moving in with her Uncle Orso (Carlo Brandt, The Churchmen), while her niece, Carmen (Phareelle Onoyan, Versailles), is trying to bring her down, and les flics Quilichini (Denis Braccini, Murder in La Ciotat) and Damiani (Jean-Philippe Ricci, Hard) are trying to put her behind bars.

Mafiosa: Season 5 premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 13, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Movie of the Week: Valparaiso (France)

In this thriller, Emma (Héléna Noguerra, Perfect Crimes) is a member of the European Parliament who, while leading an investigation into an oil tanker disaster, faces a conflict of interest after she discovers someone close to her is involved in the environmental catastrophe.

Costarring Jean-François Stévenin (Mafiosa), Peter Coyote (The Disappearance), and Thierry Godard (Spiral), Valparaiso premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 13, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Spy City (in English) (Germany-US)

Dominic Cooper (Preacher, Fleming) stars in this thriller as Fielding Scott, an English spy who is sent to Berlin in 1961 to sift out a traitor, one within the UK Embassy or amongst the Allies, shortly before the construction of the Berlin Wall. Berlin is teeming with spies and double agents, and one wrong move could trigger the threat of nuclear war as American, British, and French troops in West Berlin remain separated from their Soviet and East German counterparts by nothing more than an imaginary line.

The six-part thriller costars Johanna Wokalek (Redemption Road), Leonie Benesch (Babylon Berlin), Romane Portail (Olivia), Brian Caspe (Knightfall), Ben Münchow (Das Boot), Seumas Sargent (Tom of Finland), Mark Zak (Maximilian), Tonio Arango (We Children from Bahnhof Zoo), Peter Kremer (Murder by the Lake), Leonard Kunz (Das Boot), Wanja Mues (Tatort), Raymond Tarabay (4 Blocks), and Constantin von Jascheroff (Dogs of Berlin).

Spy City, an AMC+ Original series, premieres Thursday, April 15, exclusively on AMC+, the SVOD streaming bundle available on various digital providers, including Prime Video Channels.

Devil’s Throat (Djavolskoto Garlo) (Bulgaria)

Teodora Duhovnikova (Undercover) and Vladimir Karamazov (Stolen Life) star as Mia Yazova and Filip Chanov in this twelve-part crime drama set during the height of the Bulgarian refugee crisis. One works for Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security, the other is an ambitious local investigator; together, they look into the murder of a retired police officer in the border town of Smolyan. Then the clues turn toward a terrible secret about a crime that will overturn both their investigation and their personal fates.

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Devil’s Throat: Teodora Duhovnikova as Mia Yazova, Vladimir Karamazov as Filip Chanov — Photo courtesy of PBS Distribution / Walter Presents

Devil’s Throat premieres in the US on Friday, April 16, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.

Into the Beat (Dein Herz tanzt) (Germany)

In this musical-romance drama, a teen ballerina discovers hip-hop by chance and is faced with an impossible choice: follow in her parents’ footsteps or her newfound passion?

Into the Beat, a Netflix Film, premieres in the US on Friday, April 16, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

The Typist (Die Protokollantin) (Germany)

This five-part limited series stars Iris Berben (Eddie the Eagle) as Freya, a 50-something police secretary who has spent her life transcribing gruesome accounts of murder for the Berlin Police Department. She herself is haunted by the disappearance of her daughter eleven years earlier. So when her old friend Henry (Peter Kurth, Babylon Berlin) takes over as the new police commissioner, and a similar case reawakens old memories, Freya resolves to get to the bottom of her daughter’s disappearance — especially when evidence suggests the two cases, as well as other unsolved murders, could be connected. As Freya conducts her own unconventional investigations, she finds out more than she bargained for, while Henry gets closer to both the truth and Freya’s dark secret.

The Typist premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 20, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Zero (Italy)

Based on the novel Non ho mai avuto la mia età by Antonio Dikele Distefano, this fantasy drama series centers on a shy boy named Omar who is so accustomed to feeling invisible to others, he might as well be zero to them. Omar/Zero wants to escape the Barrio, the neighborhood in a Milan suburb where he lives, but when it comes under threat from a small-time criminal who is setting about to control the area, his feeling of invisibility is made manifest: Zero becomes literally invisible. With this superpower, Zero becomes a modern-day hero when he meets and teams up with new friends Sharif, Inno, Momo, and Sara to save their neighborhood. (For details about the cast, read this article.)

Zero, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on April 21, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

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Thin Ice (Tunn is) (Sweden)

Based on the issues of climate change, Arctic exploration, and international geo-politics, this suspense thriller sees a research vessel attacked outside Greenland at the same time that the Arctic Council is trying to come to an agreement that bans environmentally-harmful oil drilling in the region. Behind the agreement is Sweden’s Foreign Minister Elsa Engström (Lena Endre, Acquitted), whose political adviser, Viktor Baker (Alexander Karim, The Lawyer), is on board the ship. The attack puts Elsa’s agreement in jeopardy, while back in Sweden it’s a race against the clock for SÄPO agent Liv (Bianca Kronlöf, Young & Promising), who is pregnant with Viktor’s child.

The eight-episode series costars Johannes Kuhnke (Real Humans), Angunnguaq Larsen (Borgen), Iben Dorner (Those Who Kill), Nicolas Bro (1864), Christopher Wagelin (Love Me), and Reine Brynolfsson (Love & Anarchy).

Thin Ice premieres in the US on Thursday, April 22, exclusively on Sundance Now and its digital channels, including Sundance Now on Amazon.

Seizure (Besatt) (Norway)

Set against a backdrop of personal trauma, violent weather and otherworldly apparitions, this Scandi noir crime thriller with a supernatural twist stars Anders Baasmo Christiansen (Dag, Asphalt Burning) and Anders Danielsen Lie (Nobel, Mammon) as Sander Holm and Max Sørensen, detectives in Oslo who investigate the mysterious deaths of four immigrant boys.

Seizure premieres in the US on Friday, April 23, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.

Bäckström (Sweden)

Based on the novel Can You Die Twice? by Swedish criminologist Leif GW Persson, this mystery-crime drama stars Kjell Bergqvist (Spring Tide, 30 Degrees in February) as Evert Bäckström, a police detective and TV criminology expert with an overinflated sense of self and importance and an impressive 99% rate of solving cases. After a human skull with a bullet hole is found in the Swedish archipelago, Bäckström investigates one of his most bizarre cases, as DNA results confirm the skull belongs to a victim who had perished in the 2004 Thailand tsunami.

Costars in the six-episode first season include Agnes Lindström Bolmgren (The Restaurant), Livia Millhagen (Veni Vidi Vici), Filip Berg (Black Lake), Malgorzata Pieczynska (Before We Die), Linus Wahlgren (Crimes of Passion), and Jens Hultén (Johan Falk).

Bäckström premieres in the US on Monday, April 26, exclusively on Acorn TV and its digital channels, including Acorn TV on Amazon.

Fatma (Turkey)

In this crime thriller, 35-year-old cleaning lady Fatma (Burcu Biricik, Kuzgun) unexpectedly commits a murder while searching for her missing husband, Zafer, who was just released from jail. Zafer’s dodgy underground associates soon find out what she did, and the only way for her to survive is to continue killing. She gets away with it, too — with everyone dismissing her as an ordinary cleaning woman, she becomes an invisible killer. And in the end, murder becomes a release for the years of struggle and grief that Fatma had repressed, as well as a new part of her identity that she must confront.

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Fatma: Burcu Biricik as Fatma — Photo courtesy of Netflix

Fatma, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Tuesday, April 27, exclusively on Netflix.

Man in Room 301 (Huone 301) (Finland)

Jussi Vatanen (Lapland Odyssey trilogy) leads the cast of this dark Finnish thriller about a fractured family facing the consequences of their past actions. The six-part limited series centers on the Kurtti family, whose lives are torn apart by the death of their toddler son — and the repercussions years later.

Man in Room 301 premieres in the US on Tuesday, April 27, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Sexify (Poland)

In this comedy series, a young woman and her friends set out to explore the world of intimacy while working to create a sex app, and learn about themselves in the process.

Sexify, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Wednesday, April 28, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

The Innocent (El inocente) (Spain)

Based on Harlan Coben’s best-selling suspense novel The Innocent, this thriller centers on Mateo (Mario Casas, The Paramedic) and Olivia (Aura Garrido, What the Future Holds), a married couple who will have to rebuild their lives for the second time after receiving some disturbing and surprising news.

One night nine years ago, Mateo tried to break up a fight and ended up a killer. Now he’s an ex-con who is starting from scratch and taking nothing for granted. His wife, Olivia, is pregnant, and the two of them are about to get the house of their dreams. But a shocking and inexplicable call from Olivia’s cell phone while she’s on a business trip unsettles Mat, so he sets off a frantic race to discover the truth. And his innocence will be questioned again, this time by Lorena, a police inspector investigating a suicide case.

The Innocent, a Netflix Original series, premieres globally on Friday, April 30, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

Silent Hunt (Polizeiruf 110) (Germany)

In this crime drama, part of the Polizeiruf 110 franchise, Matthias Brandt (Babylon Berlin) stars as Detective Hanns von Meuffeels, an aristocrat by birth and a gentleman by nature, who applies his own particular investigative style to reveal the truth, often confronting his own past and mistakes in the process, on cases involving satellite control systems for the arms industry, Turkish extremists, and international money laundering, amongst others.

Silent Hunt premieres in the US on Friday, April 30, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.

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ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM PREMIERES TO CONSIDER

On The Spectrum (Israel)

This critically-acclaimed, award-winning comedy-drama centers on three young adults on the autism spectrum who share a flat together.

On The Spectrum premieres in the US on Friday, April 2, exclusively on HBO Max.

The Wordmaker (Israel)

In this drama, people around Dr. Ari Milus start dying just as his sleep disorder returns. Is he committing crimes in his sleep and can’t remember, or is the answer in his repressed memories of a religious leader known as the Wordmaker?

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The Wordmaker — Image courtesy of Topic

The Wordmaker, a Topic Original series, premieres in the US on Thursday, April 15, exclusively on Topic and its digital channels, including Topic on Amazon.

Happily Married (C’est comme ça que je t’aime) (Canada)

Set in 1974 Quebec City, this crime comedy series tells the story of two couples in crisis — let down by love, friendships, and family after infidelity and betrayal are exposed. In a society where divorce is frowned upon, their search for marital bliss leads them to make a set of drastic decisions, which ultimately finds them becoming murderers and the most infamous quartet of criminals in Quebec history.

Happily Married premieres in the US on Thursday, April 29, exclusively on Topic and its digital channels, including Topic on Amazon.

NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS DEBUTING ON LINEAR TV

The Informant (Herec) (Czech Republic)

Set in the 1950s, this suspense thriller finds actor Lanik (Jan Cina, Wasteland) struggling to find a job or even get an audition under the communist regime. Then he is given the opportunity of his life by the Army’s Theatre Company. Except there are strings attached: He will have to join the secret police and be an informant on the people closest to him. As pressure from the KGB is unrelenting and his involvement and loyalty to the regime are put into question, Lanik finds himself caught up in a dangerous web of deceit and treachery.

Costarring Jenovéfa Boková (Burning Bush) and Martin Finger (Absolution), The Informant has its US linear TV debut on Thursday, April 29, at 9 PM ET, on Eurochannel.

NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS DEBUTING ON STREAMING SERVICES

Irresponsable: Season 1 (France)

This comedy series follows the life of Julien (Sébastien Chassagne, Transferts), a 31-year-old man whose lack of employment and money forces him to move back in with his mother. Back in his hometown, he runs into Marie (Marie Kauffmann, Calls), his first great love, now a teacher at his former college — and the mother of 15-year-old Jacques, Julien’s son. Julien thinks he should play a role in Jacques’ life, but becoming a father isn’t easy when he himself behaves like a teenager.

Featuring Nathalie Cerda (Un village français) and Théo Fernandez (Détectives), Irresponsable has its US streaming debut on Thursday, April 22, exclusively on Topic and its digital channels, including Topic on Amazon.

Movie of the Week: Under Pressure (États d’Urgence) (France)

In this crime thriller, 40-year-old Justine (Olivia Ruiz, Un jour mon père viendra) is struggling to reconcile her family life and her job as a police officer in the serious crimes squad when she is accused of stealing money during a raid gone wrong and becomes the focus of the internal affairs investigation into the crime.

Under Pressure has its US streaming premiere on Tuesday, April 27, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

NON-PREMIERE PROGRAMS BEING ADDED TO STREAMING SERVICES

Aber Bergen: Season 1 (Norway)

Ellen Dorrit Petersen (Acquitted, Borderliner) and Odd-Magnus Williamson (Ragnarok, Nobel) lead the cast of this legal drama as Elea and Erik, two of Norway’s shrewdest defense attorneys. They’re partners at the company they built together and outside of work — until she kicks him out. As their unorthodox team of attorneys gets caught in positional warfare between these two souls who think they’ve stopped loving each other, Erik and Elea must balance their personal relationship with their professional partnership.

Aber Bergen: Season 1 will be available for streaming as a no-additional-charge title for Amazon Prime members on Prime Video from April 1 through the end of the month.

Anne+: Season 1 (Netherlands)

Set in Amsterdam, this drama series follows Anne (Hanna van Vliet, Toon), a 20-something lesbian who reflects on her turbulent love life and how her various relationships contributed to making her who she is today — all after running into an ex-girlfriend.

Anne+: Season 1 will be available for streaming as a no-additional-charge title for Amazon Prime members on Prime Video from April 1 through the end of the month.

The Restaurant: Season 1 (Vår tid är nu) (Sweden)

One of my favorite Euro TV premieres of 2018, this award-winning period drama follows the lives of the restaurant-owning Löwander family and members of their staff in post-war Stockholm. Likened to Downton Abbey, its ensemble cast includes Hedda Stiernstedt (Norskov), Suzanne Reuter (Agent Hamilton), Adam Lundgren (Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves), Mattias Nordkvist (Missing), Charlie Gustafsson (Double Life), Anna Bjelkerud (Spring Tide), Josefin Neldén (Ängelby), and Peter Dalle (Miss Friman’s War).

The Restaurant: Season 1 will be available for streaming as a no-additional-charge title for Amazon Prime members on Prime Video from April 1 through the end of the month.

Movie of the Week: A Mysterious Disappearance (Monsieur Max et la Rumeur) (France)

In this mystery thriller, well-loved local butcher Max (Patrick Sébastien, Russian Roulette) and his much-younger wife Caroline (Margot Faure, Plus belle la vie) have a massive argument after she cheats on him. Then Caroline disappears, and the town’s rumor mill has it that Max went berserk and killed her. The question is: Did he do it?

Costarring Danièle Lebrun (Maigret) and Nicolas Jouhet (Balthazar), A Mysterious Disappearance begins streaming Tuesday, April 20, on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

Hotel Almirante (Spain)

Based on the novel of the same name by Marta Rivera de la Cruz, this mystery-romance drama set in 1948 Galicia opens with the discovery of a young woman’s body in room 204 of the Hotel Almirante. The initial inquiry rules her death a suicide, but after a letter written by the deceased is found, the police launch a new investigation to discover the real reasons behind the tragedy.

Featuring Ana Turpin (Love in Difficult Times), Fernando Tato (El Faro), Rosalía Castro (Ciega a citas), and Xoque Carbajal (All Is Silence), Hotel Almirante begins streaming Tuesday, April 27, on on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon.

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Header photo credits: Bäckström (Photo by Jonath Mathew | Copyright © 2020 Yellowbird/Acorn TV) courtesy of Acorn TV; Fatma courtesy of Netflix; Man in Room 301 courtesy of MHz Choice; An Ordinary Woman courtesy of Topic

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Did you miss any of the new shows and program additions from previous days, weeks, or months? Check the Euro TV Viewing Guide and Archives to find out.

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For details about the April premieres of shows from the UK, Canada, and Ireland, visit The British TV Place. For those about the debuts of programs from Australia and New Zealand, visit The Down Under TV Place.

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Euro TV Premieres in April 2021: Man in Room 301, An Ordinary Woman, We Children From Bahnhof Zoo & More