Guide To 15 New American Dramas In April 2021


1. Made for Love 

TV-MA | 30min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Series (2021)
Creators: Alissa Nutting, Patrick Somerville

A young woman, on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to a tech billionaire, suddenly realizes that her husband has implanted a revolutionary monitoring device in her brain that allows him to track her every move.

2. Law & Order: Organized Crime 

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2021)
Creators: Ilene Chaiken, Warren Leight, Julie Martin

Law & Order: Organized Crime is an American crime-drama television series that premiered on April 1, 2021, on NBC. A spin-off of the long-running series Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU), and the seventh series in the Law & Order franchise, the series stars Christopher Meloni as Elliot Stabler, reprising his role from SVU. The show features a "single-arc" storyline that will take multiple episodes to resolve. In May 2021, the series was renewed for a second season.

3. United States of Al 

TV-PG | 30min | Comedy | TV Series (2021)
Creators: Maria Ferrari, David Goetsch

The friendship between Riley, a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir , the Afghan interpreter who served with his unit and has just arrived to start a new life in America.

4. Kung Fu 

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Drama | TV Series (2021)
Creator: Christina M. Kim

A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman, Nicky Shen, to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, Nicky uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice -- all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.

5. Home Economics 

TV-PG | 30min | Comedy | TV Series (2021)
Creators: John Aboud, Michael Colton

Three grown-up siblings find themselves living at vastly different levels of financial security from one another.

6. Them 

TV-MA | 45min | Drama, Horror, Thriller | TV Series (2021)
Creator: Little Marvin

A Black family moves to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood where malevolent forces, next door and otherworldly, threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them.

7. The Nevers 

TV-MA | 58min | Action, Drama, Fantasy | TV Series (2021)
Creator: Joss Whedon

An epic tale following a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world.

8. Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! 

Dad Stop Embarrassing Me (original title)
TV-PG | 25min | Comedy, Family | TV Series (2021)

Creators: Jamie Foxx, Jim Patterson A single dad and cosmetics brand owner figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him.

9. Big Shot 

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama, Sport | TV Series (2021)
Creators: David E. Kelley, Dean Lorey, Brad Garrett

A temperamental college basketball coach who gets fired from his job and must take a teaching and coaching job at an elite all-girls private high school.

10. Frank of Ireland 

TV-MA | Comedy | TV Series (2021)
Creators: Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Moloney

A 32-year-old misanthropic musician named Frank lives in Dublin with his mother.

11. Mare of Easttown 

TV-MA | 6h 43min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2021)
Creator: Brad Ingelsby

A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.

12. Cruel Summer 

TV-14 | 45min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | TV Series (2021)
Creator: Bert V. Royal

A small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by '95, the most despised person in America.

13. Rutherford Falls 

TV-14 | Comedy | TV Series (2021)
Creators: Ed Helms, Sierra Teller Ornelas, Michael Schur

A small town in the Northeast is turned upside down when local legend and town namesake, Nathan Rutherford (Ed Helms) fights the moving of a historical statue.

14. Shadow and Bone 

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Drama | TV Series (2021)
Creator: Eric Heisserer

Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.

15. The Mosquito Coast

TV-MA | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | TV Series (2021)
Creators: Tom Bissell, Neil Cross

An idealist uproots his family and moves them to Latin America.