Essential TV show series to catch up on

April showers bring May flowers…and a slew of fresh TV show season premieres! Catch up or give yourself a refresher because seriously, who can remember all the people who died in Game of Thrones last season?!

  • Game of Thrones: Season 3 – Season 3 opens up with Jon being brought before Mance Rayder, the King Beyond the Wall, while the Night’s Watch survivors retreat south. Tyrion asks for his reward; Littlefinger offers Sansa a way out; and Dany sails into Slaver’s Bay. (TV Series, 2013) Available on Amazon Instant Video, HBO GO and Vudu. Season 4 premieres on April 6 on HBO Go – see trailer below.

  • Mad Men: Season 6 – From writer and executive producer Matthew Weiner, season 6 leads the audience into the captivating world of an ad agency set in 1960s New York – an era when cutthroat business had a glamorous lure. (TV Series, 2013) Available on M-GO, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu. Season 7 (final season) premieres on April 13.
  • Nurse Jackie: Season 5 –Edie Falco returns to plays Jackie Peyton in the fifth season. After leaving rehab early, Jackie finds sobriety and relative happiness, but that is the calm before the storm. With her marriage coming to an end, a careless accident sends Jackie to her own All Saints Hospital for emergency care. (TV Series, 2013) Available on Showtime AnytimeM-GO, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu. Season 6 premieres on April 13 on Showtime Anytime – see trailer below.

  • Californication: Season 6 – David Duchovny returns to his role as a hedonistic novelist Hank Moody. Moody continually struggles to be a good father to his college-aged daughter Becca (Madeleine Martin), while still carrying a torch for her mother and his ex-girlfriend. (TV Series, 2013) Available on Showtime AnytimeAmazon Instant Video and Vudu. Season 7 (final season) premieres on April 13 on Showtime Anytime.
  • Veep: Season 2 – Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is back for another term of screwball politics and firestorms as only she can create. Season two premieres with them fresh off successful campaign appearances for midterm elections. From there she sees an opportunity to expand her role, but must first curry favor with the president’s icy senior strategist Kent Davison. (TV Series, 2013) Available on HBO GOAmazon Instant Video and Vudu. Season 3 premieres on April 6 on HBO Go.
  • Chosen: Season 2 – Season two of Crackle’s original series picks up where the first left off, as Ian (Milo Ventimiglia) and Laura Mitchell (Nicky Whelan) take their daughter Ellie and hide out in a remote cabin hoping to escape the game and pull their family back together. Back in the city, we meet Jacob Orr (Chad Michael Murray), a down-and-out bartender who is struggling to make ends meet as he takes care of his handicapped brother. (Online Series, 2013) Available on Crackle. Season 3 premieres on April 15 on Crackle.
  • The Boondocks: Season 3 – Based on McGruder’s award-winning, syndicated comic strip which was banned in some newspapers, The Boondocks is an edgy, in-your-face comedy brimming with stinging social commentary and biting satire. (TV Series, 2010) Available on Amazon Instant Video and Vudu. Season 4 (finale season) premieres on April 21.
  • Warehouse 13: Season 4 – Season 4 kicks off with the Warehouse Team still reeling from the shocking events of the climactic season three finale — the loss of Agent Steve Jinks (Aaron Ashmore), Mrs. Frederic (CCH Pounder), H.G. Wells (Jaime Murray) and the destruction of the Warehouse itself. (TV Series, 2012) Available on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu. Season 5 premieres on April 14.

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  • SB_Guy

    Dear Roku Blog thank you very much for functional links to the content. So easy now see what I want to watch this weekend on my Roku.

  • ernest

    Showtime anytime dont works on roku. Please fix it. Cuts every time,slow.

  • Sheri

    Showtime Anytime is unwatchable, it buffers constantly. It must be them, because the other channels work fine.

  • jreid69

    Showtime anytime still bufdering on roku and amazon fire