Starz has announced the movie and TV titles coming to the service in April. The Starz April 2023 schedule includes the premiere of season two premiere of Blindspotting.
On the film front, notable titles joining the Starz app this month include Prey for the Devil, X2: X-Men United, Rough Night, Dirty Dancing and ParaNorman.
The Starz April 2023 lineup also features the linear debut of Minx Season 1, with episodes airing Friday nights after Power Book II: Ghost and Blindspotting.
STARZ APRIL 2023 HIGHLIGHTS
The Originals available as part of the Starz April 2023 schedule.
BLINDSPOTTING SEASON 2
The critically acclaimed comedy series Blindspotting returns for its second season with a special two-episode premiere. All-new episodes will be available beginning Friday, April 14 at midnight on the Starz app, all Starz streaming and on-demand platforms. On linear, the episodes will debut on Starz Fridays at 9:00 pm ET/PT in the U.S. and Canada.
Blindspotting debuted to critical acclaim in 2021 and remains Certified Fresh at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. The series is co-created by Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs, with Casal also starring in the series alongside Emmy winner Jasmine Cephas Jones and Academy Award winner Helen Hunt.
Season two picks up nine months after Ashley and Miles’s prison nuptials in the season one finale, Ashley is doing backflips to try and raise Sean on her own. She is reaching her breaking point and is taking it out on everyone around her.
Miles is adjusting to life on the inside and counting down the days before their first family visitation weekend at San Quentin. Rainey (Hunt) is doing her best to make Ashley and Sean feel at home while trying to find a way to stay connected to her son behind bars, but Ashley holds all the cards.
Trish’s (Jaylen Barron) new business is flourishing, but she is dealing with jealousy issues now that her best friend and business partner Jacque (April Absynth) is dating Cuddie (Lance Holloway). Janelle (Candace Nicholas-Lippman) is growing frustrated with Ashley’s constant need for support and has begun to miss her life back in Bali.
And then of course Earl (Benjamin Turner), fresh out of prison himself for unintentionally breaking his probation, has moved out of Nancy’s (Margo Hall) house and is trying to re-establish a relationship with his own family, and his past. Welcome back to the ordeal.
Friday, April 14: “Blindspotting” *Season Two Premiere
Episode 201, “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 14 at 9:00 pm ET/PT, 8:00 CT
A stressed-out and short-tempered Ashley is determined to throw Sean the perfect 7th birthday party. Meanwhile, Trish and Jacque must act quickly when they’re late to pick up a piñata and the order is canceled.
Friday, April 14: “Blindspotting”
Episode 202, “Life is Too Short”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 14 at 9:30 pm ET/PT, 8:30 CT
A chance encounter with Too $hort at a spa day leads to a crazy night out at Trish’s old strip club. Earl struggles with his PTSD while on a date. Trish is jealous that Jacque is spending so much time with Cuddie.
Friday, April 21: “Blindspotting”
Episode 203, “N’ggaz and Jesus”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 21 at 9:00 pm ET/PT, 8:00 CT
When Sean says the ‘N’-word during their first family weekend visit, Ashley and Miles have to explain why it’s wrong. Rainey confesses she doesn’t believe in god anymore after Nancy brings her to her church support group.
Friday, April 28: “Blindspotting”
Episode 204, “By Hook or By Crook”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 28 at 9:00 pm ET/PT, 8:00 CT
Ashley, Trish, Janelle and Earl celebrate Halloween on Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Trish pretends to be blind to get a disabled pass to cut lines. Jacque introduces Cuddie to her Filipino family at the annual costume party.
POWER BOOK II: GHOST SEASON 3
The high-octane drama Power Book II: Ghost continues its third season with all-new episodes Fridays at midnight on the Starz app, all Starz streaming and on-demand platforms and internationally on Lionsgate+ premium streaming platform in the UK and Brazil. On linear, the episodes will debut on Starz Fridays at 8:00 pm ET/PT in the U.S. and Canada.
The third season of Power Book II: Ghost kicks off with Tariq St. Patrick determined to get his trust, get back to his family, and get out of the game for good. The emergence of a ruthless new connect interrupts Tariq’s plans to reunite with Tasha and Yaz and puts him, Brayden, and Effie back into business with the Tejadas as they’re challenged to move more weight than ever before.
When Brayden brings Tariq in as an intern at his family’s hedge fund Weston Holdings, the drug business expands beyond Stansfield and the streets onto Wall Street, while Tariq is also shown an alternate, legitimate path to success. Monet Tejada, set ablaze by the death of her son Zeke Cross, is willing to pay a hefty price to avenge her firstborn and keep the rest of her children — and the business — in line as she works closely with Davis MacLean to solve Zeke’s murder and keep the feds off her trail.
Business is booming when a staggering reveal forces Tariq to reckon with a betrayal from those closest to him… and a R.I.C.O. investigation mounting into the entire drug enterprise, pulling Tariq deeper into the business and even closer to the legacy of his father.
Friday, April 7: “Power Book II: Ghost”
Episode 304, “The Land of Opportunity”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 7 at 8:00 pm ET/PT, 7:00 CT
The Tejadas and Davis discuss how they’re going to handle Whitman. Dru sets up a risky deal with the help of a family friend. The R.I.C.O. team gets a lead, Diana is encouraged to break ties with her family.
Friday, April 14: “Power Book II: Ghost”
Episode 305, “No More Second Chances”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 14 at 8:00 pm ET/PT, 7:00 CT
A business deal takes Tariq, Brayden, and Effie to Milan. Monet digs deeper after Davis provides her new information regarding Zeke’s murder. Saxe doubles down to find out what Jenny is hiding.
Friday, April 21: “Power Book II: Ghost”
Episode 306, “Land of Lies”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 21 at 8:00 pm ET/PT, 7:00 CT
Tariq demands answers after a startling revelation shakes up the relationships in his life — both business and personal. Tragedy brings the Tejadas to the brink of war as they work with the Castillos to enact revenge.
Friday, April 28: “Power Book II: Ghost”
Episode 307, “Deal or No Deal”
Linear Premiere Friday, April 28 at 8:00 pm ET/PT, 7:00 CT
Tariq teams up with Tate to plot retaliation after an attack puts the street operation on pause. Monet makes a play to reestablish control over the business. Brayden uncovers a secret that could jeopardize everything.
MINX SEASON 1 – LINEAR TIME AIRINGS ON STARZ
Friday, April 7 at 10:00 pm ET/PT, 9:00 CT
Episode 103, “Norman Mailer, Samantha Shortcake”
The arrival of the Valley’s newest councilwoman spells trouble for both Bottom Dollar and Minx. When her contributors begin to pull out with only 36 hours before print, Joyce scrambles to come up with new articles that conform to her own high-brow standards
Friday, April 14 at 10:00 pm ET/PT, 9:00 CT
Episode 104: “An exciting new chapter in the annals of erotica”
After Bottom Dollar is audited, Tina and Doug scour the books – and their employees’ pockets – for the missing money. Meanwhile, as the Minx team prepares for the magazine’s long-awaited debut, Joyce finds herself in a sticky situation with one of her coverboys
Friday, April 21 at 9:30 pm ET/PT, 8:30 CT
Episode 105: “Relaying news of a wayward snake”
When Doug forces her to make nice with the Mob, Joyce finds herself surrounded by the gangster’s wives – who offer some sage advice. s. Meanwhile, the Minx team struggles to capture their missing leader’s artistic vision for their renaissance-man model.
Friday, April 28 at 9:30 pm ET/PT, 8:30 CT
Episode 106: “Mary had a little hysterectomy”
After sales from Minx’s first issue fail to impress, the Bottom Dollar crew takes to the streets to build brand awareness. But while Richie, Bambi, and Shelly’s word-of-mouth campaigns see some success, Joyce creates chaos on campus in her attempts to woo a celebrity guest and her fittingly feminist college students.
NOTABLE FILM ADDITIONS
AVAILABLE APRIL 1
End of Days
The Exorcism of God
Friends with Kids
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Home Alone 3
Light it Up
Tales from the Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood
Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight
X2: X-Men United
Zero Dark Thirty
AVAILABLE APRIL 14
AVAILABLE APRIL 16
AVAILABLE APRIL 24
AVAILABLE APRIL 26
Prey for the Devil
SUPERHERO HANGOUT (APRIL 18 – MAY 15)
Titles include: The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Bloodshot, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Fast Color, Guardians of the Galaxy, Immortals, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Mystery Men, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Spider-Man: Homecoming (until 4/30), Spider-Man: No Way Home (extended cut), Venom (until 4/30), Venom: Let There Be Carnage, X-Men, X2- X-Men United, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, X-Men: First Class
PARTY DOWN ALUMNI (APRIL 1 – 30)
Titles include: “Party Down,” Dog Days (Ken Marino), Friends with Kids (Adam Scott), The Matador (Adam Scott), For a Good Time, Call…(Ken Marino), Fantasy Island (Ryan Hansen), Spider-Man: Far From Home (Martin Starr), Spider-Man: Homecoming (Martin Starr), Spider-Man: No Way Home (Martin Starr), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Jane Lynch), Jungle Master (Jane Lynch), Click (Jennifer Coolidge), Movie 43 (Kristen Bell), Ghostbusters: Afterlife (J.K. Simmons, Paul Rudd), Dark Skies (J.K. Simmons), The Gift (J.K. Simmons), Beautiful (Joey Lauren Adams), Reno 911!: Miami (Paul Rudd), It Takes Two (Steve Guttenberg), Jumanji: The Next Level (Kevin Hart), Making Babies (Ed Begley Jr.), Janky Promoters (Tamala Jones), The Wedding Ringer (Josh Gad, Kevin Hart), Sex Tape (Rob Corddry)
BEYOND POWER – STARS OF THE POWER UNIVERSE (MARCH 28 – APRIL 10)
Titles include: “A Boy, A Girl, A Dream: Love On Election Night, The Violent Heart, The Mortician, The Intruder, Thinks Like A Man Too, Love Beats Rhymes, Where’s the Money?, The Devil You Know
RETRO REBELS – STREAM MINX (MARCH 24 – APRIL 3)
Titles include: “Minx,” “Gaslit”, 54, Undercover Brother, Wonderland, Lovelace, I’m Charlie Walker, Misbehaviour, Talk to Me, Driven
HALLE BERRY – LEGENDARY TALENT (APRIL 1 – 10)
Titles include: Monster’s Ball, Frankie & Alice, X-Men, X2: X-Men United, The Flintsones, Movie 43
ROSARIO DAWSON – STREAM THE LEGEND (APRIL 11 – 17)
Titles include: Zombieland: Double Tap, Clerks III, Josie and The Pussycats, Light it Up, Down to You, Henchmen
4/20 – HIGH TIMES (APRIL 18 – 23)
Titles include: Clerks III, Highway, Cheech & Chong’s Hey Watch This, Homegrown, Lady Buds, Now Apocalypse
BAY AREA BEAT – BLINDSPOTTING IS BACK (APRIL 25 – MAY 1)
Titles include: “Blindspotting,” Fruitvale Station, The Game, I’m Charlie Walker, East Side Sushi, Mrs. Doubtfire, Blindspotting
“Party Down” Season Three Marathon, April 1 at 9:10 am ET/PT
“Minx” Season One Marathon, April 1 and 2 at 8:00 pm ET/PT
“Power Book II: Ghost” Season Three Catch Up Marathon, episodes 301-303 April 2 at 4:50 pm ET/PT
“Blindspotting” Season One Marathon, Every Night April 10-13 at 9:00 pm ET/PT
“Blindspotting” Season Two Catch Up Marathon, episodes 201-204, April 29 at 6:15 pm ET/PT
“Blindspotting” Season One, Every Night April 10-13 at 10:00 pm ET/PT
“Minx” Season One Marathon, April 5 and 6 at 8:30 pm ET/PT
“Blindspotting” Season One Marathon, April 9 at 11:45 amET/PT
“Minx” Season One Marathon, April 22 at 6:00 pm ET/PT
STARZ ENCORE Westerns
“Breakfast with the Duke” Saturdays at 8:00 am ET/PT
Titles include: Blue Steel, Angel and the Badman, War of the Wildcats, The Star Packer, Paradise Canyon
Classic TV Westerns Weekdays at 2:00 pm ET/PT
Titles include: The Deputy, Wanted: Dead or Alive, Wagon Train, Laramie, Lawman, Tales of Wells Fargo, The Rifleman, The Virginian.