Premieres: Monday, March 18 at 10/9c
A boy's best friend is his mother. From Lost's Carlton Cuse, the Psycho prequel series explores the formative years of young Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and how his twisted relationship with his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga) turned him into the infamous knife-wielding serial killer immortalized in Alfred Hitchcock's classic. Anything to erase the stench of the 1998 version is fine by us.
Add to Watchlist: Bates Motel
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Bet On Your Baby (ABC)
Premieres: Saturday, April 6 at 8/7c
Wanna watch parents pimp their children? Then this show is for you! Hosted by Melissa Peterman, the reality series features five families with toddlers who must predict their child's next move on a playground set. In the first round, the parents and relatives play against each other and in the final round, all five families compete against each other for $50,000 toward the child's education.
Add to Watchlist: Bet on Your Baby
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Da Vinci's Demons (Starz)
Premieres: Friday, April 12 at 10/9c
Watch out, James Franco! Starz's newest historical fantasy, from David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight, Man of Steel), chronicles the early life of the original and ultimate Renaissance Man Leonardo da Vinci (Tom Riley) as he "invents" the future. Elliot Cowan co-stars as Lorenzo de' Medici, the ruler of the Florentine Republic, and Laura Haddock co-stars as de' Medici's mistress and da Vinci's lover, Lucretia Donazi.
Add to Watchlist: Da Vinci's Demons
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Premieres: Monday, April 15 at 9/8c
Syfy's back in the spaceship business! Set in a post-apocalyptic future, humans must learn to co-exist with aliens called Votans and after a decades-long war that ravaged Earth. Grant Bowler (he of Liz & Dick infamy) stars as Jeb Nolan, a lawman and former Marine who heads up the refugee camp Defiance in the remains of his hometown of St. Louis. Julie Benz, Tony Curran and Jaime Murray co-star.
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The Family Tools (ABC)
Premieres: Wednesday, May 1 at 8:30/7:30c
Based on the British series White Van Man, the sitcom stars Kyle Bornheimer as Jack Shea, a down-on-his-luck man who inherits his father's (J.K. Simmons) hardware business after he has a heart attack. Will he learn the tools of the trade? See what we did there?
Add to Watchlist: Family Tools
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Forever Young (TV Land)
Premieres: Wednesday, April 3 at 10/9c
Ashton Kutcher is out to prove Aaliyah right: Age ain't nothin' but a number. The reality series tries to bridge the generation gap between "seniors" and "juniors" as they live together and discover how much they do — or don't — have in common. What are the chances Bob Dylan sings the theme?
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Premieres: Thursday, April 4 at 10/9c
Hugh Dancy stars as FBI agent Will Graham, who develops a budding relationship with the notorious forensic psychiatrist/cannibal Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen). But don't expect liver with fava beans and Chianti right away. The series, based on the Thomas Harris novels and developed by Bryan Fuller (Pushing Daisies, is set before Hannibal was jailed and his dirty secrets were revealed. Laurence Fishburne and Gillian Anderson co-star as Graham's boss and Lecter's psychotherapist, respectively.
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Hemlock Grove (Netflix)
Premieres: Friday, April 19 at midnight
Netflix's latest original series comes from horror master Eli Roth. Based on Brian McGreevy's novel of the same name, the thriller stars Famke Janssen and Dougray Scott and takes place in the titular fictional town, where 17-year-old Brooke Bluebell is found dead. Two suspects — Peter Rumancek (Landon Liboiron), a Gypsy rumored to be a werewolf, and Roman (Bill Skarsgard) — decide to find her killer themselves. Just don't make the tagline: "Who killed Brooke Bluebell?"
Add to Watchlist: Hemlock Grove
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How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) (ABC)
Premieres: Wednesday, April 3 at 9:30/8:30c
Have fun abbreviating this one! Divorced single mom Polly (Sarah Chalke) and her daughter Natalie (Rachel Eggleston) are forced to move back in with her parents Max (Brad Garrett) and Elaine (Elizabeth Perkins) because of financial difficulties. We know what you're thinking: Brad Garrett and Elizabeth Perkins are old enough to be Sarah Chalke's parents?!
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The Moment (USA)
Premieres: Thursday, April 11 at 10/9c
Everyone deserves a second chance, right? Kurt Warner, who famously went from bagging groceries to Super Bowl MVP in a span of 18 months, hosts this reality series that gives people, secretly nominated by loved ones, one more shot at their dream careers. At the end of each episode, the person will possibly be offered the job and must decide whether to accept it or resume their old life.
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Mr. Selfridge (PBS)
Premieres: Sunday, March 31 at 9/8c
Is this the next Downton Abbey? The British series, which has already aired across the pond, stars Jeremy Piven in the most anti of anti-Ari Gold roles. He plays Harry Gordon Selfridge, the retail tycoon who founded the British department store Selfridges. No word yet if there's a discount tie-in.
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Orphan Black (BBC America)
Premieres: Saturday, March 30 at 9/8c
What do you do after you witness the suicide of someone who looks just like you? You assume her identity, duh! That's what Sarah (Tatiana Maslany), an orphan and outsider, does in this conspiracy thriller. Doing so, however, opens up a whole new world of problems for Sarah — it turns out that she and the woman were clones! And there's more where they came from.
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Ready for Love (NBC)
Premieres: Sunday, March 31 at 8/7c
Online dating goes offline in Ready to Love, which features women from across the country competing for three men's affections with the help of Facebook and top matchmakers. Giuliana and Bill Rancic host the dating series, which is executive-produced by Eva Longoria. And thanks to the series' innovative incorporation of social media, you'll never have to say TTYL to your favorite stars! By using Facebook, viewers can stay engaged in the story 24/7.
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Premieres: Monday, April 22 at 10/9c
Sundance is getting into the scripted game too. After spending 19 years on Death Row on a rape/murder charge, Daniel Holden (Aden Young) is exonerated by DNA evidence and is a little unsure as to how to move on as a free man. He returns to his hometown and must readjust to his new life and unfamiliar family members. Abigail Spencer and Hal Holbrook co-star.
Add to Watchlist: Rectify
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Premieres: Wednesday, April 3 at 9/8c
In her first regular series role, Thandie Newton plays Grace, an undercover cop who starts a relationship with Jimmy (Marton Csokas), a gangster who may have had a hand in her son's drive-by shooting. Not to be confused with the X-Men mutant.
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Premieres: Friday, April 12 at 10/9c
British actor Elliot King sets sail as the famous Persian sailor, who is being sought after by Lord Akbari (Naveen Andrews) for allegedly killing his son. After Sinbad's brother is killed as a blood debt, a curse is placed on Sinbad that prevents him from remaining on land for more than a day. And no, Sinbad does not make an appearance.
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Premieres: Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 10/9c
Think Blair Witch Project. This unscripted series from Paranormal Activity executive producer Jason Blum sends three people to a haunted location, where they film their experience with handheld cameras. Paranormal activity? More like paranormal reality!
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Premieres: Tuesday, March 19 at 8/7c
Because Skating with the Stars worked out so well, ABC will try the same formula with diving. Professional divers will teach celebrities dives up to 10 meters high, and four-time Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis will serve as one of the three judges. Let's hope none of them do this.
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Top of the Lake (Sundance)
Premieres: Monday, March 18 at 9/8c
Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss headlines the seven-part miniseries as Robin Griffin, a detective who returns home to investigate the disappearance of a pregnant 12-year-old. The Killing-esque mystery comes from Oscar-winning Piano director-writer Jane Campion and also stars Campion's Piano leading lady Holly Hunter.
Add to Watchlist: Top of the Lake
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Who Gets the Last Laugh? (TBS)
Premieres: Tuesday, April 16 at 10/9c
Ashton Kutcher's back to his punking ways. Instead of pulling a fast one on celebs this time, he tasks three comedians with concocting a prank to unleash on an unsuspecting public. A live audience will vote on the winner, who will earn $10,000 for the charity of their choice. Donald Faison hosts.
Add to Watchlist: Who Gets the Last Laugh?
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