Binge Highlights April 2023



April on Binge

In April, Binge highlights include Love Me, Succession, Love & Death, WWE WrestleMania 39, Mrs. Davis, The War: Australia’s Bikie Killings, Dreamland, The Diplomat, Somebody Somewhere, Barry, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Dave, Ticket to Paradise, and Vengeance.

Love Me (Season 2) – 6 April

Breaking apart in the wake of tragedy, the Mathieson family (Hugo Weaving, Bojana Novakovic, and William Lodder) discovered love at the worst possible time in the first season of this Australian drama, which was nominated for both an AACTA and a Logie. The second episode of the BINGE Original series picks up nine months later and delves into the topic of how to cultivate and preserve love in the face of life’s many obstacles.

Succession (Final Season)

All eyes will be on Logan Roy (Brian Cox) and his media conglomerate Waystar Royco as the fourth and final season of this highly acclaimed award-winning drama continues this month. The question is whether or not his three youngest children, played by Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, and Kieran Culkin, have what it takes to organise a coup against their father.

Love & Death (Season 1) – 27 April

Candy Montgomery appeared to be a normal 1970s Christian suburban housewife and doting mother. In this riveting true-crime drama starring Elizabeth Olsen, we learn that Candy (Olsen) was having an affair with her friend Betty’s (Lily Rabe) husband, Allan (Jesse Plemons), and that when Betty allegedly confronted her, Candy shockingly hacked her love rival to death with an axe.

WWE WrestleMania 39 – 2 and 23 April

WrestleMania 39, also known as WrestleMania Goes Hollywood and presented by The Miz, will feature an all-star cast. Title matches between Cody Rhodes and Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship, John Cena and Austin Theory for the WWE United States Championship, and Rhea Ripley and Charlotte Flair for the SmackDown Women’s Championship are all locked in as main events.

Mrs. Davis (Season 1) – 21 April

In this science fiction thriller co-created by Lost’s Damon Lindelof, an epic battle of biblical proportions breaks out between technology and a nun named Simone (Betty Gilpin) when an all-powerful, charismatic artificial intelligence known as Mrs Davis takes over the world.

The War: Australia’s Bikie Killings – 26 April

Thirteen people were killed over the span of 18 months in the worst gang warfare in Sydney in a generation. The Daily Telegraph’s riveting documentary delves deeper than the news to explain the events that led to the violence.

Dreamland (Season 1) – 6 April

Margate, England is home for Trish (Freema Agyeman), Clare (Gabby Best), and Leila (Aimee-Ffion Edwards), as well as their mother (Frances Barber) and grandmother (Sheila Reid). In this comedy by Sharon Horgan, Mel’s (Lily Allen) distant sister shows up with news of her own and threatens to ruin their idyllic existence.

The Diplomat (Season 1) – 14 April

In this high-stakes thriller, British Consulate employee Laura Simmonds (Sophie Rundle) is tasked with helping the grieving father of a young bartender who died in what appeared to be a drunken jet-ski accident in Barcelona. Danny Sapani plays the father, who insists something more sinister happened and pushes for further investigation.

SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE – Season 2 – 24 April

Comedian/singer Bridget Everett is back for a second season on her highly acclaimed comedy series. Sam (Everett) is the protagonist of the show; he appears on the surface to be a native Kansan, but he has a hard time conforming to the norms of his community.

BARRY – Season 4 – 17 April

Emmy and Directors Guild of America winner Bill Hader stars in and directs the final eight episodes of the Emmy-winning comedic series. The shocking results of the capture of Barry (Hader) cause Cousineau (Henry Winkler) to be hailed as a hero. This is it; the final, hilarious, and explosive episode of Barry.

DAVE – Season 3 – 6 April

Rapper and comedian Dave Burd (stage name Lil Dicky) serves as inspiration for the third season of the critically acclaimed comedy series. This time around, Dave is leading his first tour and on the lookout for love. But as he and the crew travel across the country, they see for themselves how different American culture can be, and how fame can place a strain on relationships.

A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW – Season 4 – 15 April

The fourth season of the skit comedy series that won an Emmy® is here. The narrative sketch comedy show centres on a group of Black women who have mundane but amusing adventures in a magical world where normative assumptions are constantly being challenged.

TICKET TO PARADISE – Movie – 7 April

Oscar® winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts return in a film role as estranged parents who must work together to prevent their star-crossed daughter from repeating their own tragic mistakes in love.

VENGEANCE – Movie – 14 April

B.J. Novak (The Office) makes his directorial debut with this darkly comedic thriller about a New York City journalist and podcaster, Ben Manalowitz, who goes to West Texas to look into the death of a girl he was hooking up with. Issa Rae, Ashton Kutcher, Boyd Holbrook, J. Smith-Cameron, and Dove Cameron are just a few of the actors featured in the show’s ensemble roster.

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