What to Watch on X1 Asian American Film & TV in April

April is packed with an endless amount of TV and movies to watch. Explore on Asian American Film & TV destination this month with Watchathon Week, TV premieres and new collections happening all at the same time. Don’t waste another minute—binge immediately with our handy What to Watch guide.

Watchathon Week

April is our favorite month for one simple reason: Watchathon Week. It gets bigger and better every year! From April 16-22, all Xfinity TV customers will get a free pass to thousands of episodes On Demand. This is the perfect opportunity for you to binge-watch free TV with Asian American stars. Check out some of our favorites below:

  • HBO
    • Ballers” starring Dwayne Johnson (Seasons 1-3)
    • Silicon Valley” starring Kumail Nanjiani and Jimmy O. Yang (Seasons 1-5)
    • The Night Of” starring Riz Ahmed (Season 1)
    • Westworld” featuring Leonardo Nam (Season 1)
    • Entourage” featuring Rex Lee (Seasons 1-8)
  • Netflix
  • Disney Channel
  • Showtime: “Billions” starring Daniel K. Isaac (Seasons 1-3) 

Top 10 Must-See TV Premieres

  1. Killing Eve” series premiere starring Sandra Oh on BBC America (April 8)
  2. Unforgotten” series premiere starring Sanjeev Bhaskar on PBS (April 8)
  3. Ransom” starring Nazneen Contractor on CBS (April 7)
  4. New Girl” final season starring Hannah Simone on FOX (April 10)
  5. Snoop Dogg Presents the Joker’s Wild” co-hosted by Jeannie Mai on TBS (April 15)
  6. Westworld” featuring Leonardo Nam on HBO (April 22)
  7. Into the Badlands” starring Daniel Wu on AMC (April 22)
  8. The 100” starring Christopher Larkin on the CW (April 24)
  9. Quantico” starring Priyanka Chopra on ABC (April 26)
  10. Elementary” starring Lucy Liu on CBS (April 30)

Four Fantastic Filmmakers

  1. Derek Nguyen: Writer and director of “The Housemaid
  2. Bao Nguyen: Director and producer of the “Employed Identity” series
  3. Ty Sanga: Writer and director of “Stones
  4. Kathy Uyen: Writer and producer of “How to Fight in Six Inch Heels


Come back each month when you want to know what to watch. Remember, if you’re unsure, just say “Asian American” into your Xfinity X1 voice remote to discover more Asian American content. There’s more entertainment waiting for you!

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