New to Neon in April

Three drama series premieres and new seasons of The Flight Attendant, Better Call Saul, Barry, Mayans M.C. and Fear the Walking Dead will spearhead Neon’s line-up in April.

The First Lady is a Showtime anthology series about presidential wives, starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt.

Playing their respective spouses are O. T. Fagbenle, Aaron Eckhart and Kiefer Sutherland.

The Cleaning Lady is a Fox TV drama series about a Canadian doctor who’s forced into hiding in the US and resurfaces as a ‘cleaning lady’ for organised crime who cleans up crime scenes.

It averaged a 60% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The critical consensus? “Elodie Yung is winning as a resourceful protagonist in over her head, but The Cleaning Lady needs to polish its clichés into something more substantial if it wants to truly sparkle.”

DMZ is an HBO Max adaptation of a DC graphic novel about a mother looking for her lost son in a dystopian Manhattan during a futuristic civil war.

Rosario Dawson and Benjamin Bratt star.

Moonshot stars Zach Braff and Cole Cole in an HBO Max movie that’s been dubbed a “sci-fi rom-com [that] follows two unlikely allies on a space shuttle to a Mars colony”.

The Way Down is an HBO Max documentary series about Christian weight-loss guru Gwen Shamblin Lara’s rise to attain cult-like power over her followers.

Also new will be the comedies American Auto, which is set in a struggling Detroit car firm, and Grand Crew, about black millennials in LA, while being dusted off for the first time on Neon will be the 2013 HBO Chris Dowd comedy Family Tree and the 2019 Jimmy Smits courtroom drama Bluff City Law.

Movie premieres will include Nightmare Alley, In the Heights, Gunpowder Milkshake and Respect.

Here are the full TV and movie slates for April (subject to changes and additions):

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