This month’s list is a little sparse, so I will update it as the month goes on and I find more documentaries premiering this month. Let me know if you know of any new true crime documentaries coming out in April 2023 that I missed. Let’s get into it.
April 2, 2023
Violent Minds: Killers on Tape on Oxygen
Violent Minds: Killers on Tape is a show that shares the fascinating recordings of well-known psychiatrist Dr. Al Carlisle with prisoners. It focuses on revealing the twisted mind of the famous criminal, Ted Bundy. The show helps the audience understand his dangerous and psychopathic behavior.
April 3, 2023
In the final season of this Lifetime docuseries, the focus is on R. Kelly’s federal trial held in New York. Throughout the trial, numerous survivors bravely take the stand to share their traumatic experiences of abuse at the hands of the famous singer. Their chilling accounts shed light on the severity of R. Kelly’s actions and the impact they have had on the lives of those who suffered. As the trial progresses, the episode provides an in-depth look at the legal process and the courage of survivors coming forward to seek justice.
April 12, 2023
American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing explores the terrifying events of the Boston Marathon bombing through a combination of old videos, dramatic recreations, and exclusive interviews. This documentary provides fresh insight into the tragic incident and the two brothers responsible, who held a city in fear.
April 13th, 2023
Following his disqualification from competition due to using drugs to improve his performance, Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer turns to one of the individuals who pointed out his wrongdoing. He hopes that with their help, he can make a successful return to the world of race walking and rebuild his career.
April 16, 2023
Very Scary People Season 5 on Investigation Discovery
Donnie Wahlberg’s show, Very Scary People, is returning with a fresh season on Investigation Discovery. The show brings you up close and personal with the dark side of humanity through revealing interviews and incredible old footage, all packed into two-hour episodes.
You’ll dive deep into the twisted actions, histories, possible motives, and thoughts of these sinister individuals, as well as learn about how they were finally brought to justice. Hear from local officials, journalists who covered the cases, and even those who personally knew the victims and criminals.
April 19, 2023
Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields on Hulu
Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields on Hulu, is about the renowned actor and model, Brooke Shields and her journey as she transforms from a sexualized young girl into a powerful woman, navigating a challenging world. This show highlights the obstacles she faces, as well as her achievements in gaining control and independence in an often hostile environment. Through her story, explore the complexities of personal growth, empowerment, and resilience against all odds.