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What to watch on Apple TV+ in April 2024 from Sugar to Franklin

Apple's streaming service continues to deliver quality over quantity

Apple TV+ has a number of new releases coming in April, including Sugar and Franklin. (Apple TV+)
Apple TV+ has a number of new releases coming in April, including Sugar and Franklin. (Apple TV+)

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Apple TV+ has a busy month ahead with the forthcoming release of several TV shows, both new and returning, in April.

Subscribers will be treated to a new detective thriller and a tense period drama, whilst two big name comedies are also coming back to the streaming platform. Elsewhere, ongoing shows like The New Look and Manhunt are set to finish in April.

Here is everything you need to know about what is coming to Apple TV+ in April 2024.

Sugar | 5 April

Sugar (Apple TV+)
Colin Farrell in Sugar. (Apple TV+)

Colin Farrell leads this noir thriller, about a private detective named John Sugar who is tasked with investigating the mysterious disappearance of Olivia Siegel (Sydney Chandler), the beloved granddaughter of legendary Hollywood producer Jonathan Siegel (James Crowell). By delving deeper into the mystery, though, Sugar will unearth more than he bargained for as the Siegel family secrets come to light.

Streaming in April

The series also stars Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Amy Ryan and Anna Gunn amongst others.

Franklin | 12 April

Franklin (Apple TV+)
Michael Douglas in Franklin. (Apple TV+)

Another high profile project is Franklin, which stars Michael Douglas as Benjamin Franklin — one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. The series is set in 1776, and sees Franklin embark on a secret mission in France where the fate of America's independency rests on his shoulders.

Loot season 2 | 3 April

Loot (Apple TV+)
Loot series 2 sees Maya Randolph return as Molly Wells. (Apple TV+)

Maya Randolph returns as Molly Wells in the second series of Loot, which follows her character a year after she settles her divorce from tech billionaire John Novak (Adam Scott). Now focused on her charity work, Molly as sworn off men and is embarking on a new wellness journey — but fate may have something else in store for her.

The Big Door Prize season 2 | 24 April

The Big Door Prize (Apple TV+)
The Big Door Prize is also back for a second season. (Apple TV+)

Another series returning for a second season is The Big Door Prize, which follows the inhabitants of a sleepy town whose lives are changed forever following the arrival of a mysterious machine. Season 2 sees Chris O'Dowd, Gabrielle Dennis, Mary Holland and Josh Segarra reprise their roles as Dusty, Cas, Nat and Giorgio, respectively.

Every TV show and film set to premiere on Apple TV+ in April 2024:

3 April

Loot season 2

The New Look finale

5 April


Girls State

12 April


19 April

Manhunt finale

24 April

The Big Door Prize season 2

Watch the trailer for Sugar: