The Latin American Music Awards and other premieres this week
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MIAMI - The 2024 Latin American Music Awards, the release of a much-expected documentary about the band Bon Jovi, the new Zendaya film 'Challengers', set in the world of tennis, and the thriller miniseries 'The Asunta Case,' about a murder that mesmerized Spain in 2013, are among the exciting premieres this week on Netflix, Hulu, Prime, HBO, Univision, and movie theaters.

From the supernatural adventures of 'Dead Boy Detectives' on Netflix, and 'THEM: The Scare' on Amazon Prime, exploring horror rooted in American history, to 'Knuckles,' a gritty miniseries on Paramount+ that dives into the world of street fighting, the premieres on the streaming platforms are varied and interesting.

For those fascinated by the intersection of culture and politics, 'Hip-Hop and the White House' offers a documentary perspective on musical influence on political discourse. Meanwhile, Netflix's 'CoComelon Lane' returns with its second season, providing wholesome content that is perfect for the youngest viewers.

Whether you're in for a night of binge-watching, a family movie evening, or insightful documentaries, this week's lineup will not disappoint.

The Best New series, shows and Films from April 22nd to April 27th

This Monday starts with the Netflix premiere of 'CoComelon Lane, Season 2.' The beloved children's series returns with more fun songs and educational stories. This season focuses on themes like friendship, family, and learning through play, perfect for preschool viewers.

'Hip-Hop and the White House' also premiered on Monday on Mubi. This documentary examines the unique relationship between the hip-hop community and U.S. presidential politics, highlighting how artists have used their platforms to influence political discourse and action.

'Brigands: The Quest for Gold' premieres on Netflix on April 23. Follow a ragtag crew of adventurers as they scour the globe in search of legendary treasures in this action-packed series filled with intrigue and danger.

"Fight for Paradise: Who Can You Trust?" (Netflix): This reality centers around a contest in a tropical paradise whose peaceful life is disrupted by the arrival of outsiders with hidden agendas, sparking a conflict over land and legacy.

The drama series 'Deliver Me,' which debuts on Netflix on April 24, revolves around a midwife who finds herself entangled in a web of deception, corruption, and murder in her quest to provide care for her patients.

Netflix's series 'Don't Hate the Player' explores the lives of eSports competitors as they navigate fame, pressure, and personal relationships.

Thursday, April 25th, is the most anticipated day this week for Latin music fans. The Latin American Music Awards, hosted by Becky G, Alejandra Espinoza, Carlos Ponce, y Thalía broadcast the show from Las Vegas.

Based on the popular manga of the same name, 'City Hunter' is his film adaptation that follows a highly skilled private detective who combats crime in Tokyo while chasing romance and navigating the challenges of his secretive profession.

Also on April 25th premieres the 'Dead Boy Detectives' on Netflix. This series adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic book follows the adventures of two deceased boys who solve supernatural mysteries, exploring themes of friendship, loss, and the afterlife.

The Spanish true crime series 'The Asunta Case' unravels the mysterious murder of Asunta Basterra Porto in Spain, delving into the family dynamics and secrets that led to this tragic event. It premieres on Netflix on April 26th.

The Netflix documentary 'Hack Your Health: The Secrets of Your Gut' provides insights into gut health and its impact on overall well-being, featuring expert interviews and tips on improving digestive health.

'Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story' is a Hulu comprehensive docuseries that charts the rise of Bon Jovi, one of the most iconic rock bands, through in-depth interviews, concert footage, and behind-the-scenes stories.

Directed by Luca Guadagnino, and starring Zendaya, Mike Faist, Josh O'Connor, and Darnell, 'Challengers' is a captivating story set in the vibrant world of professional tennis, weaving together elements of drama, romance, and humor. On movie theaters starting Friday.

On Saturday, the documentary series 'The New York Times Presents: Broken Horses' premieres on FX. This special installment of the documentary series focuses on the life and career of singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, offering an intimate look at her musical journey and personal challenges.

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