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5 incredible TV shows coming to Netflix in April

These Netflix shows look seriously good

Split image of Firefly Lane, Beef and Transatlantic
Megan Bull
TV Writer
29 March 2023
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Searching for a gripping new TV show? Netflix has you covered this April. Returning to the streaming platform for its final season, Firefly Lane is back and better than ever, with Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke at the helm – click the video below to watch the trailer.

As for newcomers on the scene, the political thriller The Diplomat is upping the ante with a wealth of high-stakes drama. In need of a laugh? Ali Wong's dark comedy series, Beef, will also premiere in April. Keep scrolling to meet the must-watch Netflix shows that should be on your radar next month…

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Firefly Lane

Following THAT major season two cliffhanger, the final seven episodes of Firefly Lane will land on Netflix on April 27. Promising plenty of heartwrenching moments, the series will pick up with Tully in Antarctica, while Kate adjusts to her devastating breast cancer diagnosis. After all they've been through, will Tully and Kate finally mend their rift this season? You'll have to tune in to find out. 

Sarah Chalke as Kate, Katherine Heigl as Tully in season two episode 16 of Firefly Lane. They are cuddled up on the sofa. © Netflix
Firefly Lane will premiere on April 27


Set in Marseille during World War II, Transatlantic is inspired by the true story of journalist Varian Fry and heiress Mary Jayne Gold. Responsible for leading a dangerous rescue operation that helped over 2000 refugees escape from occupied France, their poignant and powerful story will play out on screen across seven episodes. 


Ali Wong and Steven Yeun front this dark comedy full of laugh-out-loud moments. Following the aftermath of a road rage incident between two complete strangers, Beef sees contractor Danny Cho take on self-made entrepreneur Amy Lau in an epic feud that unravels their lives and relationships. 

Ali Wong as Amy, Ashley Park as Naomi in episode six of Beef© Netflix
Ali Wong and Steven Yeun lead the cast of Beef

The Diplomat 

A high-stakes political drama starring Keri Russell and Rufus Sewell, The Diplomat is coming to Netflix on April 20. The official synopsis reads: "In the midst of an international crisis, a career diplomat lands in a high-profile job she's unsuited for, with tectonic implications for her marriage and her political future." 


Based on Josephine Hart's novel, Obsession traces the unravelling of a London surgeon's life after he embarks on an affair with his son's fiancee. Starring The Stranger's Richard Armitage and Happy Valley actress Charlie Murphy, this erotic thriller is full of nail-biting suspense. 

Richard Armitage and Charlie Murphy in Obsession.© Netflix
Obsession will be available to watch on Netflix from April 13

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