Out of the 12 new TV series premiering in April “Defiance” has to be the most anticipated. The producers are trying to bring together gaming and TV life. Fans will play the game and somehow what happens in the game will be translated into a weekly TV program. It’s a cutting edge idea, but only time will tell if it is a great idea or a very bad idea. What do you think about the concept?
Bet on Your Baby (ABC)
Saturdays @ 8:00pm, Series Premiere April 6
Parents place bets on how well they think they know their toddler baby (2-3½-year-olds) by predicting what their next move will be.
Da Vinci’s Demons (STARZ)
Fridays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 12
A living biography-type show featuring the superhuman genius of Leonardo da Vinci. “Da Vinci’s Demons” stars Tom Riley, Laura Haddock and Blake Ritson.
Deep South Paranormal (SYFY)
Wednesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 10
Sure, the Deep South has haunted (think ‘paranormal’) places such as plantation houses and swamp things, but in this case the researchers also have to battle the likes of spiders, gators, snakes and pesky mosquitos.
Monday’s @ 9:00pm, Series Premiere April 15
In the first ever of its kind, “Defiance” combines TV life with what happens in the computer game of the same name. Aliens have invaded Earth and have discovered how resilient humans are and a pact is made for the two to co-exist on the same planet. The show/game follows the lives of the people living in “Defiance” which was once known as St. Louis. “Defiance” stars Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz, Graham Greene, Mia Kirshner and aliens Tony Curran and Jaime Murray.
How to Live with Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life (ABC)
Wednesdays @ 9:30pm, Series Premiere April 3
Recently divorced Polly is now a single parent and discovers how difficult that is in these economic times. Seeing no other choice available, Polly takes her daughter and moves back in with her laid-back parents. But Polly soon learns that different generations of parents under the same roof prove to be challenging. “How to Live with Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life” stars Sarah Chalkey, Elizabeth Perkins, Jon Dore, Rachel Eggleston, Stephanie Hunt and Brad Garrett.
Inside Amy Schumer (COMEDY CENTRAL)
Tuesdays @ 10:30pm, Series Premiere April 30
The raunchy comedy of Amy Schumer.
Pot Cops (DISCOVERY)
Wednesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 3
Follow the cops of Humbolt County in Northern California as they try to take down the Mexican drug cartel (and any other average joe that comes up on the pot radar) growing marijuana in their county.
Mondays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 22
19 years ago, Daniel Holden was a convicted rapist and murderer. Now new DNA evidence has cleared his name and he has been set free in a world he no longer understands in a community that has a hard time accepting his innocence. “Rectify” stars Aden Young, Abigail Spencer and Clayne Crawford.
The Bletchley Circle (PBS)
Sundays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 21
In this murder mystery, four women worked as code breakers in WWII at the UK’s Bletchley Park decryption establishment. Now it’s 1952 and Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean are using their honed skills to track down a murderer targeting women. “The Bletchley Circle” stars Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling, Sophie Rundle and Julie Graham.
The Kandi Factory (BRAVO)
Tuesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 9
Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Kandi Burruss assists 16 aspiring artists get their musical careers started.
The Moment (USA)
Thursdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 11
People who never landed that dream job they always wanted – sports photographers, race car drives, costume designers and everything in between – get a second chance to make it come true. “The Moment” is hosted by NFL quarterback Kurt Warner.
Who Gets the Last Laugh? (TBS)
Tuesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere April 16
Two comedians set out to perform their ultimate prank on the public while a live audience determines who deserves the last laugh.
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