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What's new on Netflix for April 2017?

From Louis C.K.'s newest comedy special to Dear White People - here are some of the shows we're most excited to stream this month

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April rain brings May flowers - as well as an entirely new list of shows you'll be able to stream on Netflix this month. Last month we saw an impressive variety of debuts for Netflix original series, like season 2 of Love and Iron Fist. Now, Louis C.K. has returned with his first comedy special titled 2017, which finds us following him on his most recent stand-up tour (and if C.K.'s previous Netflix endeavors are any indication, this should be a good one). The first season of highly-anticipated Dear White People (based off the 2013 film of the same name) makes its debut on the streaming service, as well. More of this month's Netflix originals include the first season of Bill Nye Saves the World, part 2 of The Get Down, Slam, and Las Chicas Del Cable.

So text your usual #netflixandchill bud and grab a seat, because these are some of the shows we're most excited for (check out the full list below):

Louis C.K. (April 3)

Louis C.K.'s first stand-up special 2017 is bound to be your favorite endeavor from the New York City-based comedian. The first of two planned C.K. specials, this one was filmed on his most recent tour stop in Washington D.C. The trailer shows him arriving to the venue and preparing himself before making his way on stage. This special comes after Dave Chapelle's two comedy specials and will see Netflix continuing to expand on them, with two planned deals with Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock. However, no one can make us laugh the way C.K. can, making this the one we're most hyped about.

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1 (April 21)

Our favorite scientist growing up, Bill Nye, is back with his own scientific version of a talk show. Bill Nye Saves the World sees Nye going deep into technology news, anti-scientific claims and even interviews with high-profile celebrities - model Karlie Kloss is a correspondent. The 13 episodes will have him tackling the hard issues throughout, a substantial way for people to get interested in being a part of the scientific community again.

Dear White People: Season 1 (April 28)

Dear White People is one of the most highly-anticipated series of the year. The Netflix description reads: "Based on the acclaimed indie film, this series satirizes "post-racial" America as students of color navigate a predominantly white Ivy League college." Starring Brandon P. Bell, Logan Browning and Antoinette Robertson, the trailer is pretty vague on the plot (intentionally, I'm sure) but offers a promising view of the state our society is currently in.

April 1

  • A Weekend with the Family (2016)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Across the Universe (2007)
  • An American Tail (1986)
  • An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
  • An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)
  • Boy Bye (2016)
  • Born To Be Free (2016)
  • Cool Runnings (1993)
  • Good Witch: Season 2 (2016)
  • Gremlins (1984)
  • Only for One Night (2016)
  • Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin' (1971)
  • Scooby-Doo (2002)
  • Schindler's List (1993)
  • Something's Gotta Give (2003)
  • Thunderstruck (2012)
  • Wynonna Earp: Season 1 (2016)
  • Trouble with the Curve (2012)
  • Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • The Tenth Man (2016)

April 2

  • The D Train (2015)

April 3

  • Chewing Gum: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
  • Louis C.K. 2017 (Netflix Original)

April 6

  • Disney's The BFG (2016)

April 7

  • El Faro De Las Orcas (Netflix Original)
  • Dawn of the Croods: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
  • The Get Down: Part 2 (Netflix Original)
  • Win It All (Netflix Original)

April 8

  • Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

April 10

  • Documentary Now!: Season 2 (2016)

April 11

  • Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016)

April 12

  • DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2 (2016)

April 14

  • Chelsea: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
  • El Elegido (2017)
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (Netflix Original)
  • Sandy Wexler (Netflix Original)

April 15

  • Disney's Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
  • Slam (Netflix Original)

April 16

  • Lucas Brothers: On Drugs (Netflix Original)

April 19

  • A Plastic Ocean (2016)

April 21

  • Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1 (Netflix Original)
  • Girlboss: Season 1 (Netflix Original)
  • Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Season 1 (Netflix Original)
  • Sand Castle (Netflix Original)
  • Tales by Light: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
  • The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Season 4 (Netflix Original)
  • The Prestige (2006)
  • Tramps (Netflix Original)

April 22

  • The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Season 1-3 (2016)
  • The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

April 23

  • Liv and Maddie: Season 4 2016)
  • Phantom (2013)

April 24

  • Long Nights Short Mornings (2016)

April 25

  • Disney's Queen of Katwe (2016)
  • The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared (Netflix Original)
  • Vir Das: Abroad Understanding (Netflix Original)

April 26

  • Real Rescues: Season 6-7 (2012)
  • Trust (2010)

April 27

  • Las Chicas del Cable: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

April 28

  • A Murder in the Park (2014)
  • Casting JonBenet (Netflix Original)
  • Dear White People: Season 1 (Netflix Original)
  • Rodney King (Netflix Original)
  • Small Crimes (Netflix Original)

April 30

  • Sofia the First: Season 3 (2015)
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