With summer having officially slammed the door in our faces it's looking like April might be a really good time to hunker down and spend some quiet evenings with the TV.

There's a lot of new content coming to our screens, so here are a few things to keep on your radar:

Better Call Saul, Season 3

*On Lightbox from April 12

Karl Puschmann talks to Bob Odenkirk about the upcoming season of Better Call Saul.

When we last left Saul and the crew, we were right on the brink of mayhem; Chuck totally lost his mind and covered his house in foil, Jimmy only narrowly missed getting caught out, and Mike is well on his way to becoming the Mike we all know and fear from Breaking Bad. Roll on season 3.

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The Leftovers, Season 3

*On Soho from April 17

After leaving New York in favour of Texas, season 3 will see The Leftovers move to Australia on account of Kevin and Kevin snr's ties there. This is the final season and those in the know have promised a "satisfying" ending though they're really not giving much away. Hopefully there's more compulsory karaoke singing.

Fargo, Season 3

*On Soho from April 20

Ewan McGregor is the latest star to grace the Fargo cast and he's playing not one but two characters in the new season. According to the show's official synopsis, season 3 "follows a twisted path that begins with petty theft, but soon leads to murder, mobsters and cut-throat competitive bridge". Sounds like more drama, more bodies dropping, and more dark Fargo humour.

Veep, Season 6

*On Soho from April 20

Last season threw a major curveball as Selina was cast out of the White House, so season 6 is inevitably going to be very different to what Veep fans are used to. Despite fans' highest hopes, showrunners have already confirmed that isn't changing; Selina will definitely not be in the White House this season and they're looking at exploring her life out in the real world, which frankly, sounds way more fun anyway.

Silicon Valley, Season 4

*On Soho from April 27

While last season may have seen the Pied Piper gang - somehow - pull off another last-minute win in an uncharacteristically positive ending, things aren't looking so good this season. The teaser trailer shows Richard stepping down as president and he's looking for the next big thing - trying to create "a new internet", but it's at least going to pave the way for some fresh new hijinks from the rest of the Pied Piper gang.

Doctor Who - S10

*On Prime from April 17

Meet Doctor Who's new companion - Pearl Mackie.

Well, we still haven't got a woman or a person of colour in to play the doctor (yet) but this season does herald the arrival of the Doctor's first openly gay companion, which is promising. So is the fact that she's a total newbie to the whole Doctor Who/time travel/Tardis thing, which can only make for some fun viewing, especially up against Capaldi's mildly grumpy Doctor.

Casting JonBenet

*On Netflix from April 28

Casting JonBenét is a sly and stylized exploration of the world’s most sensational child-murder case, the unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey. Credit: Netflix

More interviews with more people pontificating over the 1996 murder of 6-year-old beauty pageant contestant JonBenet Ramsay. Except this time, the interviews are with actors auditioning to play Ramsay, her family and others as they unravel every JonBenet theory known to man and discuss why they personally feel strongly about the case; there's even apparently a part toward the end where they act out scenes from the night of the murder, which is not to be missed.

Dear White People, Season 1

*On Netflix from April 28

Oh, the controversy. People are outraged by the show's title alone; "what if we made a show called 'Dear Black People?'," they cry. Perhaps watch the show before you judge; the movie which this is spinning off made some valid points and raised some important issues so there's high hope for the subject matter now that it has room to breathe and take its time. That, and it's just funny as hell.

The Get Down, Part 2

*On Netflix from April 7

The Get Down

's first season was divisive. A musical drama directed by Baz Luhrmann about the history of hip-hop isn't everyone's cup of tea, but it seems to be going strong, with season two following on from last season's epic DJ battle. We pick up in the 80s where disco was replaced with the likes of Michael Jackson's pop and Prince's soul/funk, so if nothing else, a change of vibe - and hopefully pace - is sure to be on the way.