HBO's "Game of Thrones" returns April 6 with Season 4.

"Game of Thrones" and "Mad Men" return in April, but they're not the only big series debuting this month.

"Veep" and the new "Silicon Valley" premiere on HBO. Over at AMC, the Revolutionary War spy drama "Turn" premieres. "Orphan Black," "The Bletchley Circle," "Warehouse 13" and the new "Fargo" are coming as well.

Here's a list of April's TV premieres, finales, movies and specials that I'll continue to update.   

Tuesday, April 1
7 | "Total Riff Off," Nat Geo ("Mystery Science Theater 3000" narrates Nat Geo shows)
8 | "The Mindy Project," Fox (spring premiere; 2nd ep. at 8:30 p.m.)
8 | "19 Kids and Counting," TLC (season 8 premiere)
9 | "The Listener," ION (series premiere; mind-reading law enforcement consultant uses his telepathy to help solve crimes)
9:30 | "Inside Amy Schumer," Comedy Central (season 2 premiere)
9:30 | "The Carbonaro Effect," truTV (sneak peek)

Wednesday, April 2
6 | "Extra Virgin," Cooking (season premiere)
7 | "Dark Minds," Investigation Discovery (season 3 premiere)
8 | "Unsung Hollywood: Cooley High," TV One (Chicago-related episode)
9 | "Carthage’s Lost Warriors," PBS ("Secrets of the Dead" premiere)
9 | "Down East Dickering," History (series premiere; Maine dickerers find ways to make quick buck)
9 | "Treasure King," Reelz (series premiere; finding, buying, selling)
9:30 | "TripTank," Comedy Central (series premiere; animated comedy shorts)

Thursday, April 3
7 | "Amazing America with Sarah Palin," Sportsman Channel (series premiere; outdoor lifestyle explored)
8 | "The Read Road," SundancTV (season 1 finale)
8 | "Chopped Canada," Food (season premiere)
9 & 9:30 | "America's Worst Tattoos," TLC (series premiere; covering mistakes)

Friday, April 4
2 a.m. | "Turbo FAST," Netflix (season 2 premiere)
7 p.m. | "Unforgettable," CBS (season premiere)
8 | "Fish Hooks," Disney (series finale)
8 | "Showdown of the Unbeatables," Nat Geo (series premiere)
8:30 | "Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes," HBO (doc; making of his 18th studio album)
9 | "Continuum," Syfy (season 3 premiere)
9 | "Mountain Monsters," Destination America (season 2 premiere)

Saturday, April 5
8 | "Lucky In Love," Hallmark (movie; woman learns pursuit of perfection is a fool's errand)
8 | "Hillbilly Blood," Destination America (series finale)
8 | "Guntucky," CMT (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Prepper Hillbillies," Destination America (series premiere; high-tech, home securing hillbillies)
9 | "Shear Madness," Nat Geo WILD (season finale)

Sunday, April 6
TTBA | "Pramface," Hulu (season 3 premiere)
7 | "49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," CBS (special)
8 | "Game of Thrones," HBO (season 4 premiere)
8 | "Turn," AMC (series premiere; untold story of America’s first spy ring)
8 | "Chopped Tournament of Stars," Food (series finale)
8 | "Great Mysteries: Vatican," Travel (special)
9 | "Veep," HBO (season premiere)
9 | "Patton Oswald: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time," Comedy Central (stand-up special)
9 | "Hotel Secrets & Legends," Travel (series premiere)
9:30 | "Silicon Valley," HBO (series premiere; comedy about people working in tech industry)
10:30 | "Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains In Paradise," Adult Swim (special)

Monday, April 7
8 | "Kitchen Casino," Food (series premiere; making best meals under pressure)

Tuesday, April 8
8 | "Horseplayers," Esquire (season finale)
9 | "Justified," FX (season 5 finale)
9 | "Secret Lives of Stepford Wives," ID (season premiere)

Wednesday, April 9
TTBA | "Deadbeat," Hulu (series premiere; Tyler Labine plays a New York medium)
7 | "My Bionic Pet," PBS ("Nature" premiere; animal prosthetics)
8 | "Inside Animal Minds: Bird Genius," PBS ("Nova" premiere; science of animal cognition)
8 | "For Better or Worse," OWN (season premiere)
8 | "Women of Homicide," TLC (series premiere; female homicide detectives)
9 | "Your Inner Fish," PBS (3-part special premiere; 3.5 billion year history of the human body)
9 | "Susan Boyle: Her Secret Struggle," Ovation (special)
9 | "Cyber Stalkers," TLC (special; online connections gone wrong)
9 | "Knockout," NUVOtv (series premiere; rookie boxers train with legends)

Thursday, April 10
9 | "Alaska State Troopers: Guns, Cash & Coke," Nat Geo (season premiere)

Friday, April 11
7:30 | "The Neighbors," ABC (season finale)
9 | "Boss Hog," Discovery (series premiere; Brian "Pigman" Quaca takes on Texas’ wild hog problem)

Saturday, April 12
6 | "A Lesson in Love," Hallmark (movie premiere)
7 | "Orphan Black: The Cloneversation," BBC America (special)
8 | "Ripper Street," BBC America (season 2 finale)
8 | "Sex Sent Me to the ER," TLC (midseason 1 premiere)
8 | "Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet," Nat Geo WILD (series premiere)
8 | "BBQ Pitmasters," Destination America (season premiere)
9 | "Love in the City," OWN (series premiere; reality series about 4 friends in New York City)
10 | "The Graham Norton Show," BBC America (season premiere)
11 | "Dave Attell: Road Work," Comedy Central (stand-up special)
12 | "Comedy Underground with Dave Attell," Comedy Central (stand-up series)

Sunday, April 13
8 | "2014 MTV Movie Awards," MTV (special)
8 | "Nurse Jackie," Showtime (season 6 premiere)
8 | "Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers," Nat Geo (special)
8 | "America’s Best Cook," Food (series premiere)
8:30 | "Californication," Showtime (season 7 premiere)
9 | "The Bletchley Circle," PBS (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Mad Men," AMC (season 7 premiere)
9 | "Years of Living Dangerously," Showtime (documentary series premiere)

Monday, April 14
7 | "2 Broke Girls," CBS (new time period premiere)
8 | "Restless Souls," Investigation Discovery (special; 2004 murder mystery of Ashley Howley)
9 | "A Fragile Trust," PBS ("Independent Lens" premiere; Jayson Blair's story)
9 & 9:30 | "Metal Hurlan Chronicles," Syfy (series premiere; asteroid plays vital role in future of several planets)
9:30 | "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show," TBS (series premiere)

Tuesday, April 15
TTBA | "Chosen," Crackle (season 3 premiere)
7 | "Standup to Sitcom," PBS ("Pioneers of Television" premiere)
8 | "Warehouse 13," Syfy (season 5 premiere)
8 | "The Writers' Room," SundanceTV (season 2 premiere)
8 | "The Address," PBS (special premiere; Ken Burns doc)
8 | "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2014," Travel (special)
9 | "Fargo," FX (series premiere; crime drama loosely based on the Coen Brothers film)
9 | "Awkward," MTV (season 4 premiere)
9 | "Celebrity Wife Swap," ABC (season 3 premiere)

Wednesday, April 16
8 | "Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses," PBS ("Nova" premiere)
8 | "Revealing: True or Faux," SundanceTV (special)
9 | "Unusually Thicke," TVGN (series premiere)

Thursday, April 17
8 | "Life Below Zero," Nat Geo (season premiere)
9 | "Scandal," ABC (season finale)
9 | "Web of Deceit," TLC (special; digital experience gone terribly awry)
9 & 9:30 | "Karma's a B*tch!" Investigation Discovery (specials)

Friday, April 18
8 | "Cesar Millan: Love My Pit Bull," Nat Geo WILD (special)

Saturday, April 19
6 | "The Jesus Mysteries," Nat Geo (2-hour special)
7 | "A Day Late and a Dollar Short," Lifetime (movie; mother tries to help her dysfunctional family)
8 | "Orphan Black," BBC America (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Big Ass Spider!" Syfy (movie; giant alien spider terrorizes LA)
8 | "A Lesson in Romance," Hallmark (movie; career woman goes back to school to see family)
8 | "Billy Crystal 700 Sundays," HBO (stage show)
8 | "Ghost Travels: Aftershocks," Travel (special)
9 | "The Real History of Science Fiction," BBC America (4-part doc series)

Sunday, April 20
7 | "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," Hallmark (series premiere; postal workers track down recipients of undeliverable mail)
8 | "In My Dreams," ABC (movie; Nick and Natalie are the perfect couple, but have never met)
9 | "Salem," WGN America (series premiere; 17th century with trials)
9 | "Devious Maids," Lifetime (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide," Comedy Central (stand-up premiere)¿
9 | "Filthy Riches: Harvest Moon," Nat Geo (series premiere)

Monday, April 21
7 | "Rewrapped," Food (series premiere; recreating snacks)
8 | "Muscle Shoals," PBS ("Independent Lens" premiere; Alabama music mecca)
9 | "Archer," FX (season 5 finale)
9:30 | "The Boondocks," Adult Swim (season 4 premiere)

Tuesday, April 22
7 | "Doctors and Nurses," PBS ("Pioneers of Television" premiere)
8 | "A Fierce Green Fire," PBS ("American Masters" premiere; 50 years of environmental movement)
8 | "Deadliest Catch," Discovery (season 10 premiere)
9 | "True Tori," Lifetime (series premiere; Tori Spelling's life)
9:30 | "Faking It," MTV (series premiere; 2 friends fake being lesbians to seem cool)

Wednesday, April 23
7 | "Snow Monkeys," PBS ("Nature" premiere; Japanese macaque monkeys)
8 | "Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest?" PBS ("Nova" premiere)
8 | "Trip Flip," Travel (season 3 premiere)
8 | "Dual Survival," Discovery (season 4 premiere)
9 | "R&B Divas Atlanta," TV One (season 3 premiere)

Thursday, April 24
TTBA | "Moone Boy," Hulu (season 2 premiere)
8:30 | "Bad Teacher," CBS (series premiere; sitcom based on the movie)
9 | "Black Box," ABC (series premiere; medical drama featuring bipolar brain surgeon)
11 | "Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends," Adult Swim (special; tasty showbiz chit-chat)

Friday, April 25
8 | "Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty," PBS ("American Masters" premiere)

Saturday, April 26
5 | "No Place on Earth," History (doc premiere; story of 38 Ukrainian Jews who survived during WW II)
8 | "Starving in Suburbia," Lifetime (movie premiere; eating disorder affects woman, family)

Sunday, April 27
7 | "Florida Untamed," Nat Geo WILD (special)
8 | "Running From Crazy," OWN (doc premiere; Mariel Hemingway, a granddaughter of writer Ernest, explores her family's history of mental illness and suicide)
9 | "Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed," Comedy Central (stand-up premiere)

Monday, April 28
8 | "Fish Tank Kings," Nat Geo WILD (season 2 premiere)

Tuesday, April 29
7 | "Breaking Barriers," PBS ("Pioneers of Television" premiere)
9 | "Playing House," USA (series premiere; 2 friends decide to raise one’s baby together)

Wednesday, April 30
TTBA | "Low Life," YouTube (series premiere; a humorous look at depression from More Sauce Production)
7 | "Touching the Wild," PBS ("Nature" premiere; wild mule deer)


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