What’s new to streaming this week on Netflix, Stan, ABC, SBS, BritBox, Prime, AMC+ and more

Your guide to the best new shows and films to stream from 22 to 28 April on all the major streaming platforms.
A man and woman sit on a rug on the floor of a house filled with sparkling lights and a ceiling that looks like the night sky in a publicity still for The Big Door Prize Season 2 on Apple TV+.


CoComelon Lane – Season 2 (22 April)

Animated series for children. The return of JJ and his friends, as they experience life as little children.

Brigands: The Quest for Gold (23 April)

Series. In the 19th century, when the southern lands of Italy are bandit territory, Filomena escapes her wealthy but sad life to lead a risky treasure hunt. Starring Michela De Rossi, Ivana Lotito and Matilda Lutz.

Deliver Me (24 April)

Deliver Me. Image: Netflix.

Series. Swedish crime drama. When teenagers Billy and Dogge are recruited by a local gang, the friends face a violent world they are too young to protect themselves from.

City Hunter (25 April)

Film (2024). An exceptional marksman and hopeless playboy, private eye Ryo Saeba reluctantly forms an alliance with his late partner’s sister to investigate his death. Starring Ryohei Suzuki, Misato Morita and Masanobu Ando.

Hack Your Health: The Secrets of Your Gut (25 April)

Documentary. Train your thoughts on your digestive system in this lighthearted, informative film looking at gut health and its role in our wellbeing.


Revealed: How to Poison a Planet (28 April)

Documentary. From the heart of New York City, and the largest litigation involving drinking water in American history, to a small Australian Aboriginal community, who take on their own David and Goliath battle, Revealed: How To Poison A Planet investigates how the use of a pro

ABC iview

Martin Clunes Islands of Australia (25 April)

Martin Clunes is on a quest to discover the islands of Australia. There are more than 8000 to choose from and in this three-part series Martin visits 16 of the best that express the diversity, the history and the challenges of life.

Silent Witness – Season 26 (26 April)

The award-winning crime drama follows pathologist Dr Nikki Alexander and her dedicated team help the police solve a slew of mystifying murders.

Father Brown – Season 10 (27 April)

The charming Father Brown returns to solve more mysteries in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford.

The Luminaries (28 April)

An intricately woven, suspenseful tale of love, murder, magic and revenge set on the wild West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island at the height of the 1860s gold rush – based on the Booker Prize-winning novel. Starring Eve Hewson, Eva Green and Himesh Patel.


Hotel Portofino – Season 3 (25 April)

Hotel Portofino. Image: Binge.

British period drama series about a British family in the 1920s who own and operate a hotel for wealthy clients in an Italian resort town. As they deal with the problems of running the hotel while subjected to deception and rampant corruption, the nation of Italy is dealing with political turmoil brought on by the rise of the Fascist movement. Created and written by Matt Baker and starring Natasha McElhone.

Master Gardener (26 April)

Read: Master Gardener review: strangely sown seeds of optimism

A crime thriller film (2022) written and directed by Paul Schrader. A meticulous horticulturist (Joel Edgerton) is devoted to tending the grounds of a beautiful estate owned by a wealthy dowager (Sigourney Weaver). When he’s told to take on her troubled great-niece (Quintessa Swindell) as an apprentice, his life is thrown into chaos and dark secrets from his past emerge.

SBS On Demand

23 April

Travel Man – Season 12

Alan Davies and Joe Lycett in Travel Man – Season 12. Image: SBS.

A quartet of minibreaks starting in Trieste, where Alan Davies accompanies Joe Lycett for 48 hours in northern Italy. After that, the guests are Desiree Birch in Finnish Lapland; comedian and podcaster Adam Buxton in Prague; and comedian Jessica Fostekew in Lanzarote.

24 April

Swift Street

Series. An urban heist-escapade set in inner-city Melbourne following street-smart 21-year-old s Elsie (Tanzyn Crawford), who joins forces with her father, Robert (Cliff Curtis), to get him out of a $26,000 debt and save him from a merciless crime boss (Eliza Matengu). The unlikely pair embark on a crime spree while navigating their complicated relationship. Along the way, Elsie also has to navigate her relationship with high school sweetheart Tatenda (Alfred Chuol), her growing attraction to Aisha (Bernie Van Tiel) and deal with an unexpected revelation about her new friend Tom (Keiynan Lonsdale).  

25 April

Sophie Grigson: Slice of Italy – Season 1 & 2

Food writer Sophie Grigson turned her back on life in the UK, packed up her car and headed to southern Italy. It’s a dream for so many people. This series features local characters, delicious food, beautiful landscapes and glorious summer food as Sophie prepares to get swept off her feet in in Puglia, Italy.

Prime Video

Them: The Scare – Season 2 (25 April)

Series. We’re back in Los Angeles County (but now in 1991 instead of 1952). LAPD Homicide Detective Dawn Reeve is assigned to a new case: the gruesome murder of a foster home mother that has left even the most hardened detectives shaken. Starring Deborah Ayorinde, Pam Grier, Luke James and Joshua J. Williams.

American Ultra (28 April)

2015 film. A stoner-come-government agent is seen as too high-risk and targeted for extermination. But he’s too high, and too well-trained, for his would-be assassins. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewar and Connie Britton.


Tiger (22 April)

Documentary (2024). This film invites viewers to journey alongside Ambar, a young tigress raising her cubs in the fabled forests of India. Curious, rambunctious and at times a bit clumsy, the cubs have a lot to learn from their savvy mother who will do all she can to keep them safe from pythons, bears and marauding male tigers. Directed by Mark Linfield, co-directed by Vanessa Berlowitz and Rob Sullivan, and produced by Linfield, Berlowitz and Roy Conli, Tiger is the groundbreaking culmination of 1,500 days of filming. Narrated by Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Secrets of the Octopus – Season 1 (22 April)

Documentary miniseries. They have three hearts, blue blood and can squeeze through gaps the size of their eyeballs … and that’s just the stuff we know! Some of their other secrets can be gleaned in this, um, deep dive. Starring Alex Schnell, Paul Rudd and some cephalopods.

Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story (26 April)

A documentary miniseries on the one and only Bon Jovi, with personal videos, photos and music illuminating the singer’s life and and the band’s journey from New Jersey bars to global fame. Starring Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan and Tico Torres.


Fit to Rule: How Royal Illness Changed History (22 April)

Fit to Rule: How Royal Illness Changed History. Image: BritBox.

Mini-series (2013). Chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Lucy Worsley, delves into how the physical and mental health of monarchs past has shaped the history of the UK.

Agatha Christie’s Ordeal By Innocence (24 April)

In another iconic Agatha Christie crime series, Rachel Argyll, a wealthy heiress, is found brutally murdered in her lavish home, where she lives with her husband, Leo, and their five adopted children. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder, to which he vehemently pleads his innocence. Starring Morven Christie (Payback, The Replacement), Bill Nighy (Love Actually, About Time), Matthew Goode (Discovery of Witches, The Good Wife) and Anthony Boyle (Tolkien, Tetris).

AMC+ & Shudder

Infested, Shudder & AMC+ (26 April)

Film. Facing an invasion of venomous spiders, residents of a suburb building will have to find their way out to survive. Directed by Sébastien Vanicek. Starring Théo Christine, Sofia Lesaffre and Jérôme Niel.

Apple TV+

The Big Door Prize – Season 2 (24 April)

Based on MO Walsh’s novel of the same name, a small town is forever changed when a mysterious machine appears in the general store, promising to reveal each resident’s true life potential. Starring Djouliet Amara, Chris O’Dowd and Gabrielle Dennis.


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.

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