Netflix: new shows streaming this week

Your guide to what's new to stream from 1 to 7 April on Netflix in Australia.

New shows streaming this week

Demetri Martin: Demetri Deconstructed (2 April)

From his thoughts on aggressively scented trash bags to desk jobs in hell, comedian Demetri Martin delivers a one-of-a-kind stand-up special.

Crime Scene Berlin: Nightlife Killer (3 April)

Series. In 2012, a mysterious series of murders strikes fear and dread in Berlin. The victims, seemingly chosen at random, are drugged with an unfamiliar substance – a trail that confronts investigators with a dilemma

Ripley (4 April)

Miniseries. A grifter is drawn into a world of wealth and privilege after taking a unique job in Italy. But to seize the life he wants, he must build a web of lies. Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith. Starring Dakota Fanning, Andrew Scott and Johnny Flynn.

I Woke Up A Vampire – Season 2 (4 April)

Series. The return of Carmie, who discovered on her thirteenth birthday that she was half-human, half-vampire … making school life even more complicated than it already was. Starring Kaileen Angelic Chang, Niko Ceci and Zebastin Borjeau.

Parasyte: The Grey – Season 1 (5 April)

Parasyte: The Grey. Image: Netflix.

Series. When unidentified parasites violently take over human hosts and gain power, humanity must rise to combat the growing threat. Starring Jeon So-nee, Koo Kyo-hwan and Lee Jung-hyun.

Scoop (5 April)

Film (2024). Inspired by real events, this fictional dramatisation gives an insider account of how the women of Newsnight secured Prince Andrew’s infamous interview. Starring Gillian Anderson, Billie Piper and Rufus Sewell.

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Gabby’s Dollhouse – Season 9 (25 March)

Animated series for children featuring ‘cute cats, quirky crafts and colourful magic! Join kitty enthusiast Gabby and her sidekick Pandy Paws as they team up for a series of animated adventures’. Starring Laila Lockhart Kraner, Tucker Chandler and Juliet Donenfeld.

Dave Attell: Hot Cross Buns (26 March)

The comedian, actor and writer Dave Attell performs what’s being billed as a ‘no-holds-barred’ routine.

Testament: The Story of Moses (27 March)

This three-part series traces the life of Moses, from humble beginnings to murderer and outcast to famed prophet. Starring Yassine Barfoud and Sami Fekkak.

The Believers (27 March)

Series. Three young entrepreneurs are fighting to pay off the debt from a failed start-up company when they come across an opportunity to profit from people’s religious beliefs. Starring Teeradon Supapunpinyo, Pachara Chirathivat and Achiraya Nitibhon.

The Beautiful Game (29 March)

Film. A team of English football players heads to Rome for the annual Homeless World Cup in this feel-good drama. Starring Bill Nighy, Susan Wokoma and Micheal Ward.

Is It Cake? – Season 3 (29 March)

The return of the series in which cake artists create replicas of everyday objects in a baking contest.

Vikings – Seasons 1-6 (30 March)

Series. This gritty drama following the exploits of Viking hero Ragnar Lothbrok as he extends the Norse reach by challenging an unfit leader who lacks vision. Starring Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick and Clive Standen.

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites