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The top 5 new TV shows premiering in April

5. "Run" — HBO, April 12

5. "Run" — HBO, April 12

Description: "Written and produced by Vicky Jones, half-hour comedy series RUN follows a woman whose humdrum life is thrown upside down when she receives a text from her college sweetheart inviting her to drop everything and meet him in New York to fulfill the pact they made 17 years previously."

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4. "Tales From the Loop" —Amazon Prime Video, April 3

4. "Tales From the Loop" —Amazon Prime Video, April 3

Description: "Inspired by the wondrous paintings of Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop explores the mind-bending adventures of the people who live above the Loop, a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe - making things previously relegated to science fiction, possible."

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3. "Tower of God" — Crunchyroll, April 1

3. "Tower of God" — Crunchyroll, April 1

Description: "A young man will battle his way through a mysterious tower as he strives to find the only friend he's ever known. A Crunchyroll and WEBTOON production, based on the comic created by SIU."

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2. "Mrs. America" — FX on Hulu, April 15

2. "Mrs. America" — FX on Hulu, April 15

Description: "Mrs. America tells the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka 'the sweetheart of the silent majority.' Through the eyes of the women of the era – both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus — the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted the political landscape."

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1. "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" — Showtime, April 26

1. "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" — Showtime, April 26

Description: "1938 Los Angeles is a time and place deeply infused with social and political tension. When a grisly murder shocks the city, Detective Tiago Vega and his partner Lewis Michener become embroiled in an epic story that reflects the rich history of Los Angeles: from the building of the city's first freeways and its deep traditions of Mexican-American folklore, to the dangerous espionage actions of the Third Reich and the rise of radio evangelism. Before long, Tiago and his family are grappling with powerful forces that threaten to tear them apart."

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