What’s coming soon to Sky and NOW in April 2022?
James R | On 31, Mar 2022
Sky is reaping the benefits of its US exclusives this March, with the return of Wellington Paranormal, Raised by Wolves and Grey’s Anatomy, but there’s also Sky original entertainment in the offing, from Funeral for a Dog to The Rising.
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Don’t have Sky? You can also stream all of the above live and on-demand through NOW, Sky’s contract-free VOD service, which costs £9.99 a month for an Entertainment Membership.
Sky Cinema, meanwhile, enters its fourth month of its new model, replacing its daily release model to focus on quality over quantity, with titles arriving on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. This month’s line-up includes Dune, Antlers and The Many Saints of Newark. For more information on getting Sky Cinema, click here.
Again, if you don’t have Sky, you can also stream all of Sky Cinema live and on-demand through NOW, for £11.99 a month.
Here’s what’s coming soon to Sky and NOW in April 2022:
Entertainment / TV
Funeral For a Dog (9pm, Sky Atlantic) – 1st April
Based on the novel by Thomas Pletzinger, the fictional drama series follows journalist Daniel Mandelkern (Albrecht Schuch) as he travels to Italy for an interview with celebrated writer Mark Svensson (Friedrich Mücke), who lives by a secluded lake. Daniel is intrigued by the mysterious story of Mark, his friend Tuuli (Alina Tomnikov) and Tuuli’s missing partner Felix (Daniel Sträßer). It’s a story of a strong bond between three people that starts in South America and travels across the Artic Circle to New York on 11th September, ending with a catastrophic loss. Daniel thinks he recognises these people from Mark’s novel, however something is not quite right and as he delves deeper, he makes a shocking discovery.
Wellington Paranormal: Season 4 (9pm, Sky Comedy) – 5th April
Say farewell to our favourite small-town cops as our favourite small-town cops return for a final series of supernatural call outs in this Taika Waititi and Jermaine Clement co-created comedy. In the opening episode of the season, Minogue and O’Leary’s investigation into the theft of shiny objects from around Wellington, including the W from the Wellington sign, leads to a confrontation with a half-bird, half-human creature. All episodes arrive at once.
Raised by Wolves: Season 2 (9pm, Sky Atlantic) – 6th April
Second season of the Ridley Scott-produced sci-fi drama. Android partners Mother (Amanda Collin) and Father (Abubakar Salim), along with their brood of six human children, join a newly formed atheistic colony in Kepler 22 b’s mysterious tropical zone. But navigating this strange new society is only the start of their troubles as Mother’s monstrous “natural child” threatens to drive what little remains of the human race to extinction.
Transplant: Season 2 (10pm, Sky Witness) – 7th April
Gifted doctor and Syrian refugee Dr Bashir “Bash” Hamed returns for the second series of the hit medical drama. Season two picks up with Bash and his fellow residents reeling after Dr. Bishop suffers a stroke. With everything at the hospital destabilized, the place that Bash had started to consider home suddenly feels precarious. As the team adjusts to new colleagues while dealing with the challenges of life, unexpected faces from the past leave Bash seriously doubting whether his transplant into this new world was successful.
A League of Their Own Road Trip: From Dingle to Dover (9pm, Sky Max) – 7th April
Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp are back for a brand new instalment of A League of Their Own Road Trip. Joined along the way by an array of excellent guests – including Romesh Ranganathan, Tyson Fury, Patrice Evra, Maisie Adam, Alan Carr, Tom Davis and more – they will be taking on a brand-new set of audacious challenges as they travel through the British and Emerald isles.
Julia: Season 1 (9pm, Sky Atlantic) – 12th April
Sarah Lancaster and David Hyde Pierce star in this drama Inspired by Julia Child’s extraordinary life and her long-running television series, “The French Chef,” which pioneered the now popular genre of cooking shows. Through Julia and her singular can-do spirit, the series explores an evolving time in American history – the emergence of public television as a new social institution, feminism and the women’s movement, the nature of celebrity and America’s cultural growth. At its heart, the series is a portrait of a loving marriage with an evolving and complicated power dynamic. Episodes 1 to 4 arrive together.
Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter (9pm, Sky History) – 17th April
Ross Kemp, actor, author, and broadcaster of awardwinning documentaries dives into the unknown for SKY HISTORY to retrace a family tragedy and uncover fascinating lost stories from our maritime history.
The King (10pm, Sky Atlantic) – 19th April
A high-stakes prison drama starring Luca Zingaretti (Inspector Montalbano), taking on the role of the controversial prison boss Bruno Testori, who rules the San Michele penitentiary with his own special set of laws.
The Lost Leonardo (10pm, Sky Arts) – 19th April
The inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million. From the moment the painting is bought for $1175 at a shady New Orleans auction house, and the restorer discovers masterful Renaissance brushstrokes under the heavy varnish of its cheap restoration, the Salvator Mundi’s fate is determined by an insatiable quest for fame, money and power. As its price soars, so do questions about its authenticity: is this painting really by Leonardo da Vinci?
Station 19: Season 5, Part 2 (9pm, Sky Witness) – 20th April
We return to Station 19 following the winter hiatus as a new chief starts at the station. Meanwhille, the crew responds to a young girl seeking help and a call about an SUV flown over a cliff.
The Lady and The Dale (9pm, Sky Documentaries) – 20th April
From Emmy-winning producers Mark and Jay Duplass comes The Lady and the Dale, a documentary series exploring an audacious 1970s auto scam centred around a mysterious entrepreneur. Directed by Nick Cammilleri and Zackary Drucker, the film traces the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis. As she wins over major carmakers and investors, a web of mystery unfolds regarding the car’s technology and Carmichael’s surprising past. A portrait of an extraordinary entrepreneur’s rise and eventual fall, the series explores a one-of-a-kind story of fraud, family, and identity.
The Rising: Season 1 (9pm, Sky Max) – 22nd April
Neve Kelly is dead. Understandably, she’s scared and confused by this new (non) existence, but moreover, when she realises she has been murdered, she’s furious. Determined to find her killer and get justice, she takes advantage of her new supernatural abilities to go where the police can’t and investigate her own death. In doing so, she uncovers deeply buried secrets and is forced to re-examine everything about her life and the people she cared about. Based on the Belgian crime thriller Hotel Beau Séjour.
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 18, Part 2 (9pm, Sky Witness) – 27th April
Returning from its winter hiatus, the Grey Sloan Memorial doctors grapple with the aftermath of the car crash that involved some of their own, while Meredith works to save Dr Hamilton’s life.
Rob and Romesh Vs: Season 4 (9pm, Sky Max) – 28th April
Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan reunite for their fourth round of encounters with celebrities and sporting stars.
Devils: Season 2 (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) – 29th April
2016. Brexit is just around the corner and Trump is fiercely striving to be elected President of the United States. It’s been four years since Massimo Rugger (Alessandro Borghi) successfully thwarted Dominic Morgan’s (Patrick Dempsey) plan against the Euro and despite paying a high personal price, Massimo has decided to remain CEO of NYL. Increasingly challenged by the board, Massimo has decided to pursue a policy of pro-Chinese acquisitions, bringing in new investors and team members from China. But it is his old mentor Morgan who reappears and warns him: the new Chinese partners are ready to betray him to wage a silent war between China and the US for the technological control of the data of millions of people. Massimo will have to team up with Dominic if he wants to fight on the right side. Who should Massimo believe? All episodes arrive at once.
Scouting For Girls – Date TBC
Building on a long-running and ongoing investigation by journalist Lucy Osborne and The Guardian, this
powerful testimony and archive documentary series will reveal how the modelling industry has facilitated and validated endemic sexual abuse for decades.
The Many Saints of Newark – 1st April
Big screen prequel to The Sopranos, the iconic TV series that launched a thousand box sets. Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the increasingly race-torn city.
Spirit Untamed – 2nd April
The adventure continues in this epic tale of a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong, who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse. After moving to a sleepy little town, young Lucky Prescott befriends a wild mustang named Spirit, who shares her rebellious spirit. When a heartless wrangler plans to capture Spirit and his herd, Lucky and her new friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to rescue the horse that forever changed her life.
The Boss Baby 2 – 8th April
The boss is back in this animated sequel featuring the voices of Alec Baldwin, James Marsden, Eva Longoria, Jeff Goldblum and Jimmy Kimmel. Now adults, Tim Templeton is a stay-at-home dad for two adorable daughters, while his estranged brother, Ted, is a big-shot CEO. They come together in an unexpected way when they take a magical formula that transforms them into babies for 48 hours.
Antlers – 9th April
From acclaimed director Scott Cooper and horror maestro Guillermo del Toro comes this richly atmospheric creature feature. In an isolated Oregon town, a middle-school teacher (Keri Russell) and her sheriff brother (Jesse Plemons) become embroiled with her enigmatic student (Jeremy T. Thomas) whose dark secrets lead to terrifying encounters with a legendary ancestral creature who came before them.
Dune – 15th April
Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence, only those who can conquer their own fear will survive.
PAW Patrol: The Movie – 16th April
No job’s too big and no pup’s too small in this big screen adventure for every kid’s favourite squad of canines.
Stillwater – 22nd April
Unemployed roughneck Bill Baker (Matt Damon) travels from Oklahoma to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter Allison (Abigail Breslin), who is imprisoned for a murder she claims she did not commit.
Moonshot – 23rd April
A sci-fi romantic comedy set on a future Mars where the planet has been colonised. Two students sneak onboard a shuttle to be united with their significant others.
False Positive – 24th April
As if getting pregnant weren’t complicated enough, Lucy sets out to uncover the unsettling truth about her fertility doctor in this horror starring Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux and Pierce Brosnan.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage – 29th April
This sequel to 2018’s comic book antihero adaptation sees Tom Hardy reprise his role as journalist Eddie Brock and his shape-shifting, brain-eating symbiotic body co-habitant Venom.
Other movies coming soon to Sky Cinema and NOW in April 2022
Battle Los Angeles
Scooby Doo 2
The Bourne Trilogy
The Bourne Legacy
The Other Guys
The Huntsman: Winter’s War
Total Recall (2012)
Penguins of Madagascar