Premieres For The Week Of April 18th, 2021

We have everything premiering this week, including ‘Mortal Kombat’, ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’, ‘Cruel Summer’, ‘Shadow and Bone’, and more!

Briana Phipps

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Posted On: April 18th, 2021 2:36 pm pst

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Premieres For The Week Of April 18th, 2021

Credit: Netflix

This weeks premieres include 2 awards shows, the Mortal Kombat film, and anticipated shows such as Cruel Summer, Shadow and Bone, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black Ink Crew & more!

Keep reading to find out everything airing this week!

Sunday April 18th

56th Academy of Country Music Awards

The ACM Awards will air at 8pm ET 5pm PT on CBS. 
Biography: “Stone Cold” Steve Austin

The special will air at 8pm ET on A&E. 
Confronting a Seriel Killer

New episodes will air every Sunday at 9pm ET on STARZ.
Couples Therapy

The season will be 9 episodes long with new episodes airing every Sunday at 10pm & 10:30pm ET on Showtime. 
Godfather of Harlem
The season will be 10 episodes long with new episodes airing every Sunday at 9pm ET on Epix. 
Mare of Easttown

New episodes will air every Sunday at 10pm ET on HBO.

Mastermind of Murder

New episodes will air every Sunday at 7pm ET on Oxygen
Roll Up Your Sleeves
The special, which is sponsored by Walgreens and hosted by Russel Wilson and Ciara, is aiming to raise awareness about the vaccine and encourage people to get vaccinated. The special will feature President Joe Biden and former President and first lady Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, as well as celebrities such as Lin Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Crystal and more. It will also feature Matthew McConaughey interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci. Roll Up Your Sleeves: Presented By Walgreens will air at 7pm ET/PT on NBC.
WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures

The season will be 9 episodes long with new episodes airing every Sunday at 10pm ET on A&E.

Monday April 19th

American Dad!

New episodes will air every Monday at 10pm ET on TBS. 
Black Ink Crew: New York 

New episodes will air every Monday at 8pm ET on VH1. 
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers the Pulse – Into the Magaverse
The special will air 11pm on Comedy Central. 
The Secret She Keeps

The limited series will be 6 episodes long with new episodes airing every Monday at 10pm ET on A&E.

Tuesday April 20th

Chopped 420
The season will be 5 episodes long with new episodes will air every Tuesday at 3:01am ET on Discovery+.
Cinema Toast

A new anthology series from Jeff Baena takes public domain films and re-edits and re-dubs them. The series will feature the voices of actors such as Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Alison Brie, Fred Armisen, John Early and more, with directors featuring Jay Duplass, Aubrey Plaza, Alex Ross Perry, and David Lowery. The series will be 10 episodes long with all the episodes being available to stream on showtimes app Sho.com.
Cruel Summer

The season will start with 2 episodes back to back with new episodes airing every week after at 10pm ET on Freeform. 
Deadliest Catch
New episodes will air every Tuesday at 8pm ET on Discovery+. The spinoff Deadliest Catch: Bloodline will start the same day with new episodes airing every Tuesday at 3:01am ET on Discovery+.
Hustle & Tow
New episodes will air every Tuesday at 10pm ET on A&E. 
Philly D.A.
The series will be 8 episodes long with new episodes airing every Tuesday at 9pm ET on PBS.
Sasquatch
All 3 episodes of the limited series will be available on Hulu. 
 
Storage Wars

New episodes will air every Tuesday at 9pm ET on A&E.

Wednesday April 21st

Married at First Sight: Unmatchables

The season will be 8 episodes long with new episodes airing every Wednesday at 10pm ET on Lifetime.

Thursday April 22nd

Big Trick Energy

The season will be 10 episodes long with new episodes will air every Thursday at 10:30pm ET on TruTV.

Bigger

New episodes will air every Thursday at 3:01am ET on BET+.

Cher & The Loneliest Elephant

The special will be available on Paramount+. It will also air on May 19th on the Smithsonian Channel.

Ellen’s Next Great Designer

New episodes will be available every Thursday at 3:01am on HBO Max.

Film Independent Spirit Awards

The award show will air at 10pm ET on both IFC and AMC.

Generation Hustle

The season will be 10 episodes long with new episodes airing every Thursday at 3:01am on HBO Max.

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

All 3 parts will air starting at 8pm ET on PBS with the series being available on Hulu on Friday April 23rd.

Life in Color with David Attenborough

All 3 episodes will be available on Thursday on Netflix.

Rutherford Falls

The entire season will be available on Thursday on Peacock.

Secrets of the Whales 

All 4 episodes will be available on Thursday on Disney+.

Stowaway

The film will be available Thursday on Netflix.

Friday April 23rd

A Black Lady Sketch Show

The season will be 6 episodes long with new episodes airing every Friday at 11pm ET on HBO.

Mortal Kombat

The film will be available for one month on HBO Max and will also be airing in theaters on the same day.

Shadow and Bone

The entire season will be available on Friday on Netflix.

What are you most excited to watch this week? Let us know in the comments!

About The Author:

Briana Phipps is a host, producer, and scheduling coordinator for AfterBuzz TV. She is currently the host for Teen Mom News Weekly and is your go to for all things Broadway! Whether you want to discuss intense TV dramas, the latest reality scoops, or the best guilty pleasures to watch she’s got you covered!

Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, artist-friendly AfterBuzz TV is the world’s largest digital broadcast network and pop culture news platform, producing post-game ‘after-shows’ for nearly all favorite TV shows, interviewing cast and showrunners and providing the widest video, audio and article coverage of shows, content and influencers than any entertainment news platforms in existence

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