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On April 30, the new Starz drama American Gods will debut at 9 PM.

Adapted from the Neil Gaiman fantasy novel, the series focusing on a war brewing between Old Gods and New Gods. The traditional Old Gods, with mythological roots from around the world, fear irrelevance as their believers die off or are seduced by the money, technology, and celebrity offered by the New Gods. Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle from The 100) is an ex-con who, left adrift by the recent death of his wife, becomes bodyguard and traveling partner to conman Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane). But in truth, Mr. Wednesday is a powerful old deity, on a cross-country mission to build an army and reclaim his lost glory.

The cast includes Gillian Anderson (The X-Files), Kristin Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies), Orlando Jones (Sleepy Hollow), Pablo Schreiber (Orange Is the New Black), Corbin Bernsen (Psych), Demore Barnes (The Unit), Jonathan Tucker (Kingdom), Jeremy Davies (Lost and Sleepy Hollow) and Peter Stomare (Prison Break and Arrow) [among others].

Here is the trailer for American Gods:

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The Hulu streaming series The Handmaid’s Tale will debut online on April 26.

Based on the book of the same name by Margaret Atwood, the series is set in a dystopian future where a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.

The cast includes Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck), Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls), Samira Wiley (Orange Is the New Black), O.T. Fagbenle (Looking) and Joseph Fiennes.

Here is a trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale:

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On April 25, the 10-part National Geographic series Genius will debut at 9 PM.

The first-ever scripted series, based on the Walter Isaacson book, features Geoffrey Rush as Professor Albert Einstein and Emily Watson as his second wife – and first cousin – Elsa. The story goes beyond the halls of academia to explore his struggles to be a good husband and father, and a man of principle during a period of global unrest.

Here is the trailer for Genius.

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The new series Mary Kills People will debut on Lifetime on April 23 at 10 PM.

The series is set around the life of Dr. Mary Harris (Caroline Dhavernas from Hannibal and Wonderfalls), an overworked single mother and ER doctor who also moonlights as an underground angel of death, working outside the law assisting patients who want to die on their own terms.

The cast includes Jay Ryan (Beauty and the Beast), Lyriq Bent (Rookie Blue), Greg Bryk (Bitten) and Richard Short (666 Park Avenue).

Here is a trailer for Mary Kills People:

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On April 22, the Hallmark Channel movie The Perfect Catch will debut at 9 PM.

When her high school boyfriend, a superstar baseball player, returns to town, a single-parent (Nikki Deloach from Awakard and the Hallmark Channel movies A Dream of Christmas and Christmas Land) finds the inspiration to reinvent her struggling diner and revisits the past to find something even better for the future.

The film also stars Andrew Walker (from the Hallmark Channel movies Love on Ice, A Dream of Christmas and Date with Love).

Here is a trailer for The Perfect Catch.

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The HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks will debut on April 22 at 8 PM.

Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne (Damages) will star in the small screen adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed book that tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey), the film chronicles her search, with the help of journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever.

Here is a trailer for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks:

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Outlander Fans!!

Did you see the teaser trailer last night before the debut of The White Princess on Starz?

If you did, you are probably having the same kind of “feels” as countless other fans around the globe: please let September arrive quickly!

Please head over to Entertainment Weekly at this link to check out the teaser trailer.

And here are some more pictures from Season 3 (some of which fans may have already seen, but they are worth sharing anyway):

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