The Best New TV Shows and Movies to Stream on Netflix, Hulu, Max and More for the Week of April 22

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Each week, ET rounds up the best shows and movies across streaming services to help you decide just what to watch.

With Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+, Max (formerly HBO Max), Apple TV+Paramount+, Netflix, Peacock, Starz and even more streaming services, there’s no shortage of options when choosing what to binge-watch in your free time. However, sometimes, the sheer amount of great films and television shows available to stream can be overwhelming and lead to aimless scrolling — hoping to land on that perfect thing to watch.

Scroll no more! To help you out, we've rounded up the best movies and TV shows to stream this week, including new arrivals, nostalgia-filled favorites, and more. For starters, breakout Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney has a hit rom-com dropping to Netflix on Tuesday, and Sonic the Hedgehog's former-rival-now-friend Knuckles — voiced by Idris Elba — is getting his own show on Paramount+. 

There are plenty more new series and movies in store to stream. Those wanting to learn something while they watch can check out a nature documentary exploring tiger cubs narrated by Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Viewers can also discover more about one of the greatest rock and roll bands in history with Hulu's new documentary about Bon Jovi. Plus, HBO's award-winning series We're Here is back for a fourth season.

It's time to make your weekly streaming plans. Here are this week's best TV shows and movies to stream.

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Anyone But You

Starring Sydney Sweeney and Glen PowellAnyone But You was the highest-grossing R-rated rom-com since 2016's Bridget Jones's Baby and the highest-grossing live-action Shakespeare adaptation of all time. The film follows two former rivals (played by Sweeney and Powell) who hate each other but must pretend to be a couple at a destination wedding in Australia. Inevitably, sparks start to fly between them. Now, the classic enemies-to-lovers movie drops to Netflix on April 23.

Watch on Netflix

Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story

Thank You, Goodnight: A Bon Jovi Story is a four-part docuseries chronicling the group's legendary rise and staying power. Featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with band members — including singer Jon Bon Jovi, keyboard player David Bryan, bassist Hugh McDonald, drummer Tico Torres and guitar player Phil X — this is a streaming event fans won't want to miss. Thank You, Goodnight: A Bon Jovi Story premieres on Hulu on Friday, April 26.

Watch on Hulu

Knuckles (Miniseries)

A hilarious, action-packed adventure, Knuckles centers around the red hedgehog, Knuckles, from the beloved Sonic the Hedgehog video games. Idris Elba voices Knuckles, who agrees to train Wade Whipple (Happy Endings' Adam Pally) in the ways of an Echidna warrior. Things quickly get out of hand as forces try to steal Knuckles' power. The six-episode miniseries premieres on Paramount+ on April 26.

Watch on Paramount+


Priyanka Chopra Jonas narrates Disneynature's latest documentary, Tiger. The nature film documents 1,500 days in the forest of India where a young tigress has just given birth to cubs. Viewers will get to see how the tigress raises these clumsy cubs to be fierce predators while dealing with predators of their own as they grow including pythons, bears and rivaling male tigers. 

Watch on Disney+

We're Here (Season 4)

The Emmy-winning HBO original series We're Here is, well, back for a fourth season on Max on April 26. Renowned drag queens Sasha Velour, Priyanka, Jaida Essence Hall, and Latrice Royal will visit towns in small-town America on a mission to spread love.

Watch on Max

Under the Bridge

Under the Bridge is based on the book of the same name written by Rebecca Godfrey and the book is based on true events. The story follows the gruesome murder of 14-year-old Reena Virk (Vritika Gupta), who never returns after attending a high school party. A local police officer (Lily Gladstone) and the writer Godfrey (Riley Keough) dive into the case to reveal the likely suspects are a group of teenage girls. The thriller began streaming on Hulu on April 17.

Watch on Hulu

Conan O'Brien Must Go (Season 1)

Beloved comedian Conan O'Brien is back for a new Max series, Conan O'Brien Must Go, which began streaming on April 18. The series follows the Emmy-winning television host as he travels around the globe to visit some of his most memorable podcast guests while taking in the local culture. 

Watch on Max

Going Home with Tyler Cameron (Season 1)

Bachelor Nation will remember Tyler Cameron, who was a contestant on Bachelorette Hannah Brown's season. Since his time accepting roses, Cameron has launched a flourishing home renovation business. Going Home with Tyler Cameron showcases his house remodels with special appearances from other Bachelor contestants including Matt James, Rachael Kirkconnell and Jason Tartick. The series premiered on Prime Video on April 18. 

Watch on Prime Video

Orlando Bloom: To the Edge

Orlando Bloom is no stranger to pushing himself to the limit and now he is taking it one step further in Orlando Bloom: To the Edge. In Peacock's upcoming docuseries, Bloom chronicles his journey to master three extreme sports: wingsuiting, free diving and rock climbing. Facing his fears as he is trained by experts in these fields, Bloom learns about himself along the way. Orlando Bloom: To the Edge began streaming on Peacock on April 19.

Watch on Peacock

Dinner with the Parents (Season 1)

Dinner with the Parents is a Freevee Original series — meaning anyone can watch the new show for free with ads. The hilarious series, about a dysfunctional family's weekly dinners, stars some of our favorite comedians like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Carol Kane, The Unicorn's Michaela Watkins and Veep's Dan Bakkedahl. The series premiered on Freevee on April 18.

Watch on Freevee

Fallout (Season 1)

Gamers, rejoice! The Fallout series is finally premiering this week. It has all the characters you know and love from the video game including the beloved pup, Dogmeat. You'll find vault dwellers, ghouls and the Brotherhood of Steel in the series about surviving in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Starring Walton Goggins, Aaron Moten and Ella PurnellFallout premiered on Prime Video on April 11.

Watch on Prime Video

The Sympathizer

A Pulitzer Prize-winner for fiction, The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen tells the story of a double agent (Hoa Xuande) in the wake of the Vietnam War. After the war ends, the man is sent to the States to continue spying for Vietnam, but things quickly become treacherous. Max began streaming the HBO adaption of the novel, which stars Robert Downey Jr, on April 14.

Watch on Max

Franklin (Limited Series)

Academy Award winner Michael Douglas plays Benjamin Franklin in Apple TV+'s new limited series FranklinFranklin documents the forefather's trip to France as he tries to gain allies for the upcoming Revolutionary War. Danger looms for Franklin and his grandson (Noah Jupe) as he navigates this foreign land. The series premiered on Apple TV+ on April 12.

Watch on Apple TV+

The Greatist Hits

Harriet (The Politician's Lucy Boynton) is coping with the death of her boyfriend (Pearl's David Corenswet) when she realizes certain songs take her back in time. Traveling between the present day and the past, Harriet will do anything to save his life, but things become complicated when she develops feelings for David (The Umbrella Academy's Justin H. Min), a member of her grief group. The heartfelt film premiered on Hulu on April 12.

Watch on Hulu

Brandy Hellville & the Cult of Fast Fashion

Fashion retailer Brandy Melville has had a cult-like following of teenage girls due to the brand's popularity on social media despite the controversial "one size fits most" message and racist business practices. The HBO documentary Brandy Hellville & the Cult of Fast Fashion dives into the toxic culture of fast fashion and the effects it has on our environment. The hard-hitting documentary premiered on Max on April 9.

Watch on Max

Loot (Season 2)

Maya Rudolph is back as Molly Novak, a divorcee to one of the wealthiest men in North America (Adam Scott), in Loot season 2. This season, Novak is thriving at her charitable organization where she shares her $87 billion divorce settlement with those in need. She's focusing on herself, and swearing off men (for now), and her trusted assistant (Joel Kim Booster) is nearby as she works on becoming more independent. The second season premiered on Apple TV+ on April 3.

Watch on Apple TV+

Vanderpump Villa (Series Premiere)

Hulu's new original series, Vanderpump Villa, documents the daily life of the staff at Chateau Rosabelle, Lisa Vanderpump's French estate. The hand-selected staff indulges the affluent guests' every whim, which as you can imagine, can be quite extravagant. Fans of Bravo's Below Deck or Vanderpump Rules will want to check out this reality show for a new generation. Vanderpump Villa premiered on Hulu on April 1.

Watch on Hulu


John Sugar (Colin Farrell) is a private investigator in Los Angeles who struggles with personal demons. When a wealthy Hollywood producer (James Cromwell) tasks Sugar with finding his missing granddaughter, the investigator quickly realizes something bigger is going on. Sugar will do whatever it takes to find the truth. Sugar premiered on Apple TV+ on April 5. 

Watch on Apple TV+

Mary & George

Julianne Moore plays the Countess of Buckingham in Starz's newest series, Mary & George. Trying to reclaim her family's former glory, the Countess molds her son, George (Nicholas Galitzine), to seduce and conquer King James I (Tony Curran). If all goes to plan, George will be an all-powerful adviser and lover to the king. Mary & George premiered on Starz on April 5.

Watch on Starz

How to Date Billy Walsh

Archie (Heartstopper's Sebastian Croft) and Amelia (Bridgerton's Charithra Chandran) have been best friends since childhood. Unbeknownst to Amelia, Archie is in love with her, which gets even more complicated when she develops feelings for the new American transfer student, Billy Walsh (Cobra Kai's Tanner Buchanan). Watch it all go down by streaming the delightful rom-com on Prime Video now.

Watch on Prime Video

A Gentleman in Moscow (Limited Series)

Showtime's latest series, A Gentleman in Moscow, is based on the international best-selling book by the same name. Ewan McGregor stars as the Russian aristocrat Count Alexander Rostov who is put under house arrest and must live his days from the attic of a luxury hotel. He finds an unexpected ally in a young friend who makes his days watching history unfold from the window more bearable. The series premiered on Paramount+ on March 29.

Watch on Paramount+ with Showtime

Renegade Nell (Season 1)

After she's framed for murder, Nell Jackson (Derry Girls' Louisa Harland) has no choice but to pick up a life of highway robbery to survive. When a magical sprite (Ted Lasso's Nick Mohammed) gives her extraordinary powers to fight the strongest and toughest foes, she puts an even bigger target on her back. The new Disney+ series premiered on March 29.

Watch on Disney+

We Were the Lucky Ones (Limited Series)

The original Percy Jackson, Logan Lerman and The Kissing Booth actress Joey King star in Hulu's adaptation of the New York Times best-selling novel We Were the Lucky Ones. The story follows a Jewish family who were separated during World War II and will try everything in their power to reunite. The limited series premiered on March 28. 

Watch on Hulu

The Truth vs. Alex Jones

After tragically losing their children in a mass shooting, the parents of Sandy Hook had barely begun grieving when InfoWars' Alex Jones began telling his followers the elementary school shooting was a hoax. Max's new documentary The Truth vs. Alex Jones dives into the lawsuit and court case where these parents fought back against misinformation and held Jones accountable. The documentary premiered on Max on March 26.

Watch on Max

American Rust: Broken Justice (Season 2)

Jeff Daniels is back as police chief Del Harris in the second season of Prime Video's American Rust: Broken Justice. Harris and Grace Poe (ER's Maura Tierney) are trying to rebuild after the events of season one, but when a string of murders seems to lead to a bigger conspiracy, the two must find the truth. The new season premiered on March 28.

Watch on Prime Video

Palm Royale (Miniseries)

Maxine (Kristen Wiig) will do anything to get into the elite high-society Palm Royale club in this new Apple TV+ miniseries. She first schmoozes with the lady who runs the scene, Evelyn (Allison Janney), but when that doesn't work out, she schemes instead. The all-star cast of Palm Royale also includes Ricky Martin, Josh Lucas, Leslie Bibb, Laura Dern and Carol Burnett.

Watch on Apple TV+

Road House (2024)

Taking inspiration from Patrick Swayze's 1989 film, the new Road House stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Elwood Dalton, an ex-UFC fighter hired to help clean up the clientele at a bar in the Florida Keys. However, when a real estate developer wants the bar's land for his next project, he hires a lethal hitman (played by UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor), posing big trouble for Dalton. The new movie premiered on Prime Video on March 21.

Watch on Prime Video

3 Body Problem (Season 1)

After the military sends signals to an alien race, the humans of Earth split into camps that either welcome them or plan to hurt them in Cixin Liu's award-winning novel The Three-Body Problem. Netflix has adapted the beloved book, with the help of Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. The highly-anticipated series premiered on Netflix on March 21.

Watch on Netflix

Dinner Party Diaries with José Andrés (Season 1)

World-renowned chef José Andrés invites his celebrity friends over for a delightful dinner party in Prime Video's newest series. Watch as Andrés whips up a feast with the help of his guests, like Jamie Lee Curtis and Bryan Cranston. You'll also get some great cooking tips to use for your next culinary adventure. The series premiered on March 19.

Watch on Prime Video

X-Men '97 (Season 1)

Continuing the story from the 1992 show X-Men: The Animated Series, X-Men '97 centers around the band of mutants as they save the world from evil forces. Featuring some of the most iconic Marvel characters — like Magneto, Cyclops, Wolverine and Storm — and with many using the same voice actor featured in the '90s, this will be a major dose of nostalgia and entertainment. The series premiered on Disney+ on Wednesday, March 20. 

Watch on Disney+

Irish Wish

When her best friend plans to marry the man she feels is the one who got away, Maddie (Lindsay Lohan) wishes she could marry him instead. In a twist of fate, her wish comes true — but will it be everything she expected? Find out by watching Irish Wish, starring Lohan and Jane Seymour, streaming on Netflix now.

Watch on Netflix

Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour

At the end of August last year, Taylor Swift announced her Eras Tour concert film. The film broke records, becoming the highest-grossing concert film ever. It's no surprise, as her breathtaking performances and stunning visual elements during this tour are beyond compare. If you've yet to experience the magic of the Eras Tour for yourself or want to relive the dream concert film over and over again, you're in luck because the movie dropped to Disney+ on March 14. 

Watch on Disney+

Grey's Anatomy (Season 20)

Shonda Rhimes' hit ABC medical drama is back for an impressive twentieth season. Fans know they can expect life-saving surgeries, complex relationship dynamics and all the drama we've come to know and love from the show. The new season premiered on ABC on Thursday, March 14, and streamed on Hulu the next day.

Watch on Hulu


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