Paramount+: new shows & films streaming this week

Your guide to what to stream on paramount+ from 22 to 28 April 2024.
Knuckles the Echidna looks menacingly through a hole in a wall in a publicity still for the animated series Knuckles on Paramount+.

New to streaming this week

Impractical Jokers – Season 7–9 (24 April)

Series. We’re back with Q, Sal, Joe and Murr – the besties who get their kicks from challenging each other to perform ever more outrageous dares. Starring James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (25 April)

Film (2023). Can the Turtle brothers tackle an army of mutants while earning the love and respect of everyone in New York City? (Let’s go with: yes).

Knuckles (27 April)


Animated miniseries in which Knuckles the Echidna teaches deputy Wade Whipple the ways of the Echidna warrior. Starring Idris Elba, Adam Pally and Jaimi Barbakoff.

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Dicks: The Musical (18 April)


Film (2023). Two business rivals find out they’re identical twins – after which they swap identities in a bid to bring their divorced parents back together. Starring Josh Sharp, Aaron Jackson and Nathan Lane.

ARK: The Animated Series (19 April)

ARK: The Animated Series. Image: Paramount+.

Series. Helena Walker – a survivor and our protagonist – is our heroine … after her initial awakening on The Island. Starring Madeleine Madden, Dee Bradley Baker and Michelle Yeoh.

Praise This (8 April)


Film (2023). A young woman with aspirations to become a singing superstar joins an underdog Atlanta choir in the lead up to a national competition. Starring Chloe Bailey, Anjelika Washington and Quavo.

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (10 April)

Film (2023). Ethan Hunt and his IMF chums have to track down a deadly weapon before it falls into the wrong hands. Starring Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell and Ving Rhames.

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