8 New Must-Watch Shows Premiering This Spring

TV Insider Staff

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Fresh Shows, Familiar Faces

Spring Preview Icon Small Spring is a time for new beginnings, like plenty of new series on TV.


This year, the spring TV landscape is full of long awaited returns of stars such as Hugh Laurie (House), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) and That '70s Show's comedy duo, Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson. Scroll through to learn more about the shows they'll be in, and meet more fresh faces.

The Night Manager, Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie

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The Night Manager

Premieres: Tuesday, April 19, 10/9c, AMC

About the show: Hugh Laurie of House fame returns to television in an adaptation of John le Carré's novel as Richard Roper, an arms dealer being tracked by an MI6 agent (Tom Hiddleston).

Read more: Hugh Laurie's Triumphant Return in The Night Manager

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The Catch

Premieres: Thursday, March 24, 10/9c, ABC

About the show: Private investigator Alice Vaughan (Mireille Enos) plays a game of cat and mouse with the con man (Peter Krause) who stole millions from her, and who also happens to be her ex-fiancé.

Read more: The Catch Joins the Shondaland Lineup

The Path

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The Path

Premieres: Wednesday, March 30, Hulu

About the show: Eddie (Aaron Paul), a longtime member of the cultlike movement known as Meyerism, has an eye-opening experience and begins to question his religion, but he fears his new skepticism may damage his marriage to his wife, Sarah (Michelle Monaghan).

Read More: Aaron Paul on the Roles That Led Him to The Path

The Ranch

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The Ranch

Premieres: Friday, April 1, Netflix

About the show: Colt (Ashton Kutcher), a washed up football player, and his younger brother Rooster (Danny Masterson) go to work to save their family's Colorado ranch.

Read more: That '70s Show Stars Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson Reunite on The Ranch

Starz

The Girlfriend Experience

Premieres: Sunday, April 10, 9/8c, Starz

About the show: Elvis Presley's granddaughter, Riley Keough, stars as Christine Reade, a Chicago law student who works nights as a high-class prostitute.

Read more: The Girlfriend Experience's Lead Doesn't Feel Guilty About Liking Sex

TBS

The Detour

Premieres: Monday, April 11, 9/8c, TBS

About the show: Daily Show alum Jason Jones and his wife, Full Frontal's Samantha Bee, created this series. Jones also stars in this family road trip comedy that has a mysterious police interrogation twist.

Read more: The Detour Is a National Lampoon-Style Comedy Road Trip

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

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The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

Premieres: Sunday, April 3, 9/8c, Nat Geo

About the show: Host Morgan Freeman travels the world to learn about different interpretations of religion and spirituality.

Read more: Morgan Freeman Seeks Spiritual Understanding in The Story of God

Containment

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Containment

Premieres: Tuesday, April 19, 9/8c, The CW

About the show: When a mysterious and deadly virus breaks out in Atlanta, the government sets up a quarantine zone to stop the spread of the illness, trapping thousands on either side of a hastily built barricade.

Read more: Meet The Cast of Containment

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