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

Your guide to the best new shows and films to stream from 1 to 7 April in Australia.


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 presents investigators with a dilemma.

Ripley (4 April)

Ripley. Image: Netflix.

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)

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.


All American – Season 6 (2 April)

Based on the high school years of former NFL star Spencer Paysinger, All American follows Spencer, the star wide-receiver faced with a huge moral decision: to turn his back on his success and return to his family or stay at the affluent Beverly Hills High School that can help further his football dream. In season 6, Spencer’s personal life takes centre stage as he struggles to balance his career with his new relationships. Starring Daniel Ezra.

Señorita 89 – Season 2 (3 April)

Senorita 89 is a mystery drama set at the La Encantada estate, following 32 beauty queens who will stop at nothing to win the Miss Mexico title. In season 2, the 90s are in full swing and the two main TV networks in Mexico find themselves in a war to impose the next queen. While Miss Yucatan tries to keep the crown atop her head, a new queen is looking to shake things up and change the rules of the game. Starring Ilse Salas, Natasha Dupeyrón and Ximena Romo.

Walker – Season 4 (4 April)

Walker. Image: Stan.

A reimagining of Walker, Texas Ranger that follows widower and father of two, Cordell Walker. When the legendary Texas ranger returns home to Austin after being undercover, he discovers there’s harder work to be done. In season 4, while reconnecting with his children, navigating disagreements with his family, and finding common ground with his new partner (one of the first female Texas Rangers in history), Walker also begins to question the circumstances surrounding his wife’s death. Starring Jared Padalecki.

ABC iview

Melbourne International Comedy Festival – Allstars Super Show (3 April)

New Zealand’s Guy Montgomery hosts this two-hour star-studded line-up. Featuring comedy royalty from around the globe, as well as a special few soon-to-be-stars, recorded live at the Palais Theatre.

Murder in Provence – Season 1 (6 April)

An Investigating Judge and his romantic partner and Criminal Psychologist investigate the murders, mysteries and dark underbelly of their idyllic home.

The Suspect – Series 1 (6 April)

In this tense crime thriller, a successful clinical psychologist (Aidan Turner) finds his past catching up with him when he is asked to help in the investigation of the brutal death of a young woman. Ghosts from his past begin to resurface and it becomes apparent that even the most flawless existence is only a loose thread away from unravelling.

Vera – Series 13 (7 April)

DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) is down on the market after a trader is found dead following a suspected hit and run. Who would want this loveable rogue dead? Meanwhile, a familiar face is back on the scene.

SBS On Demand

Fallen (4 April)

Series. This Swedish Nordic Noir reuinites The Bridge screenwriter Hans Rosenfeldt and its star Sofia Helin. After a personal tragedy, Iris Broman (Helin) moves from Stockholm to the southern town of Ystad, where she becomes the head of the Kalla Fall, a group solving cold cases in Malmö.

In the Name of Love (4 April)

Series. This comedy-drama from Bård Breien, set in 1970s Norway, is inspired by Breien’s unconventional upbringing. Primary-school teacher Anne-Lise Bang (Maria Bonnevie) is at pains to keep her husband Lars (Trond Espen Seim)’s profitable porn business a secret, while Lars considers his unconventional line of work a kind of social protest.

A Cotswold Farmshop (7 April)

Series. In the Gloucester Service Station, serving the M5 motorway in England, there’s a family run business with shelves stacked with goods from local famers, food producers and artisan crafters. This series follows the stories behind these items and the people who make the services station unique.

Prime Video

Justified – Seasons 1–6 (1 April)

US Marshal Raylan Givens, a ‘strong-willed, quiet law-man haunted by his past’, returns to his native town to see that justice is served to those in need … and served in the way he deems fit. Starring Tomothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy and Joelle Carter.

Jumanji: The Next Level (1 April)

2019 film. The gang reunites but the game has changed. This time, they have to rescue one of their own and traverse environmental extremes in order to survive – with plenty of laughs along the way. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart.

Constantine (2 April)

2005 film. John Constantine – a supernatural exorcist and demonologist – tries to help a policewoman prove that her sister’s death was not a suicide. Starring Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz and Djimon Hounsou.

Música (4 April)

2024 film. Rudy, a young street performer from Newark with synesthesia, has to come to terms with college life, his Brazilian heritage, family problems and other life issues, all the while trying to convince his girlfriend Haley that he has some kind of plan for the future. Starring Rudy Mancuso, Camila Mendes and Frencesca Reale.

How to Date Billy Walsh (5 April)

How to Date Billy Walsh. Image: Prime Video.

2024 film. Teenagers Amelia and Archie have been best friends since childhood but, as Amelia falls head over heels for a new transfer student, Billy Walsh, Archie rues not confessing his true romantic feelings for Amelia. Starring Sebastian Croft, Charithra Chandran and Tanner Buchanan.


Death in Paradise – Season 11 (2 April)

The return of the long-running show in which complex murders on the Caribbean island of Saint-Marie are investigated by a British Detective Inspector. Starring Ralf Little and Joséphine Jobert.

Vera – Season 12 (5 April)

Vera – Season 12. Image: BritBox.

In this new season, DCI Vera Stanhope leads her team as they face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape. Starring Brenda Blethyn (Pride & Prejudice, Kate & Koji), with special guests Samantha Spiro (Sex Education, Me Before You), and Mark Armstrong (Our Girl, Midsomer Murders).


Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta – Series 1-3 (1 April)

Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta chronicles the perks and perils of being born into Hip Hop royalty in the city that the New York Times called ‘Hip Hop’s center of gravity.’ The rich history of the Atlanta hip hop scene has fostered a unique sense of local pride and closeness among the artists that resembles a family.

Mayflies – Acorn TV and AMC+ (1 April)

Miniseries. Thirty years on since they first met and bonded over music, films and the rebel spirit in the small Scottish town of their birth, successful writer Jimmy Collins receives devastating news and a request from best friend Tully Dawson. Tully wants to end his life by assisted suicide in Switzerland, and he wants Jimmy to help him. Starring Martin Compston and Tony Curran.

Alex Rider – Series 3 (5 April)

Based on the bestselling teen spy novel franchise written by Anthony Horowitz, which has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, the series stars Otto Farrant (The White Queen) as Alex Rider, a British teenager who has unknowingly been trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage. Also starring Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) and Vicky McClure (Line of Duty).


Daniel Richter (1 April)

Film (2023). Oscar-winning director Pepe Danquart accompanied the painter Daniel Richter for three years. The resulting documentary offers a picture of an artist searching for the meaning of his work.

The Promise. Architect BV Doshi (4 April)

Film (2022). This documentary introduces viewers to the achievements of Balkrishna Doshi (1927-2023), one of India’s most famous contemporary architects and offers a look into his buildings and process.


American Horror Story: Delicate – S12 Pt 2 (4 April)

American Horror Story: Delicate. Image: Binge.

The 12th instalment in Ryan Murphy’s gripping horror anthology series comes to its conclusion as we finally learn the fate of up-and-coming Hollywood actress Anna Victoria Alcott (Emma Roberts) and her unborn child. Based on Danielle Valentine’s novel Delicate Condition, this feminist update on Rosemary’s Baby sees Kim Kardashian star in her first scripted television role as take-no-prisoners PR maven Siobhan Corbyn.

Blackberry (4 April)

A movie exploring the incredible growth and tragic collapse of the world’s first smartphone and how it smashed huge enterprises, before surrendering to tech’s fiercely competitive companies. Stars Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton and Matt Johnson.

Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV – Season 1 (5 April)

This four-part docuseries lifts the lid on the toxic culture – including child abuse – that occurred behind closed doors at US cable network Nickelodeon throughout the 1990s, during the tenure of producer Dan Schneider. Former child stars and crew speak out about the hostile work environment and shocking abuse they experienced.

Justice USA – Season 1 (5 April)

A six-part docuseries, executive produced by Academy Award-winning rapper Common, going inside Nashville’s jails and courtrooms, giving an unprecedented look at Tennessee’s criminal justice system.

Truelove – Season 1 (7 April)

A gang of older friends make a pact that, if and when the time comes, rather than let each other suffer a dreadful decline, they will engineer a more dignified death. But what starts out as a fanciful idea soon morphs into shocking reality. Stars Lindsay Duncan and Clarke Peters. 

Apple TV+

Loot – Season 2 (3 April)

Series – comedy. Billionaire Molly Novak has a dream life, complete with private jets, a sprawling mansion and a gigayacht — anything her heart desires. But when her husband of 20 years betrays her, she spirals publicly, becoming fuel for tabloid fodder. She’s reaching rock bottom when she learns, to her surprise, that she has a charity foundation run by the no-nonsense Sofia Salinas, who pleads with Molly to stop generating bad press. Starring Maya Rudolph, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez and Joel Kim Booster.

Sugar (5 April)

Colin Farrell in Sugar. Image: Apple TV+.

Series – drama. A contemporary take on the private detective story. John Sugar is an American private investigator on the heels of the mysterious disappearance of Olivia Siegel, the beloved granddaughter of legendary Hollywood producer Jonathan Siegel. As he tries to determine what happened to Olivia, he will also unearth Siegel family secrets; some very recent, others long-buried. Starring Colin Farrell.

Girls State (5 April)

Documentary (2024). What would American democracy look like in the hands of teenage girls? A political coming-of-age story and a reimagining of what it means to govern, this film follows young female leaders from wildly different backgrounds across Missouri as they navigate an immersive experiment to build a government from the ground up.

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