Sky and NOW: the main news from 3 to 9 April

Sky and NOW: the main news from 3 to 9 April

Sky and NOW

April has just started a few days ago and is already preparing to be another month full of news brought by Sky and NOW. Between TV series and films, the schedule will expand considerably, leaving viewers glued to the screen. Let's find out together the main new titles that will be available from 3 to 9 April 2022.

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Sunday 3 April


The nightmare adventures of Antonino Cannavacciuolo are back with a new series of episodes of Nightmare Kitchens, arriving from Sunday 3 April for the first time on Sky Uno, streaming on NOW and always available on demand (with a special preview of the first episode on Thursday 31 March at 8 pm, also on Sky Uno and NOW). For Cannavacciuolo - beloved and acclaimed chef with five Michelin stars and great entrepreneurial skills - a new commitment, which sees him grappling with real impossible missions. All his experience as a Chef and as an entrepreneur will in fact be at the service of restaurateurs in whose kitchens and rooms reign quarrels, improvisation and mismanagement, so much so as to bring the structures one step away from closing. Restaurants from all over Italy with a service, a style and a quality of food that are judged disappointing by dissatisfied customers and that, overwhelmed by neglect or indolence, seem destined to cease their activities. In every episode of Cucine da Incubo, produced by Endemol Shine Italy for Sky - starting from 3 April, every Sunday for six weeks, at 9.15 pm on Sky Uno and streaming on NOW, always available on demand and visible on Sky Go (the first episode will go - in preview - Thursday 31 March at 20 always on Sky Uno and streaming on NOW) - Chef Cannavacciuolo will arrive in the restaurant to try the menu firsthand and evaluate food and service, he will then observe the staff at work and, based on the problems that have emerged, he will give his advice, also providing advice for a new menu. The venue will undergo a total make over, a complete renovation to be completed in record time, which will give the location a new look to make it more welcoming and functional, creating a different atmosphere than in the past, finally tailored to the customer. After these interventions, the staff will then be ready to start over: with the passion for restarting and the strength of the advice received from the Chef, but also with the fundamental awareness of past mistakes, all the people at work in the dining room and kitchen will be able to return to work. , reopening the doors to customers.


From the director of Wishes for Your Death, Christopher Landon, a horror-comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton. A ferocious serial killer, known as the Blissfield Butcher, strikes in the night killing four boys and stealing an ancient Aztec dagger. One night, while the man has identified the next victim in Millie, due to the dagger, the victim and the executioner exchange bodies. In her new role, the girl has a few hours to restore normalcy.

Monday 4th April


The spotlight is on Maître Chocolatier - Talenti in Sfida, the first Italian talent show for aspiring Maîtres Chocolatiers, produced by Banijay Italia. Ten professionals, leading experts in the art of chocolate, challenge each other to the last praline to join the team of Lindt Italia's Maître Chocolatiers. The starred chef Giorgio Locatelli, judge of MasterChef Italia, follows the aspiring Maîtres Chocolatiers on their journey, revealing their stories and dreams. At his side a jury of excellence, authoritative and with a long experience in the world of chocolate: the Maître Chocolatier Lindt Nico Tomaselli, the pastry chef Melissa Forti, refined and dark like a dark bar, and in every episode an exceptional guest at surprise, coming from the entertainment world. A unique and refined location welcomes the jury and the competitors, who can freely express their art and creativity in this space. Symbol of competition, object of scene and work, the traditional melting pot, from which rivers of milk, dark and white chocolate, intoxicate the studio theater of contention with a sweet scent. In each episode two challenges are staged, two occasions to show one's talent to the judges and make the spectators dream at home, showing the thousand facets and shades of chocolate, revealing the secrets of a raw material and an art as noble as the processing of chocolate. The first test, the Creation Test, is useful for competitors to show their artistic sensitivity and the ability to realize their inspiration. The second test, the Expertise Test, on the other hand, stimulates competitors to demonstrate their technical skills to reproduce the essential and characteristic trait of Lindt's iconic products, such as Lindor or Orsetto, faithfully recreating it or presenting a personal variation. In each episode a competitor is eliminated, in a crescendo of intensity and gluttony, because only the best will become part of the Lindt Italia Maîtres Chocolatiers team, wearing the iconic hat.



Introduced as the successor by James Dean and best remembered for playing Norman Bater, the serial killer of Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece, Anthony Perkins would have turned 90 today. This documentary tells the actor's incredible artistic and professional career, with the help of numerous film extracts, songs and extremely rare archives. Add to this the confidences of his friends, colleagues and journalists who met him.


The true story of an animal trainer Iranian and his beloved Mayan Bengal tiger. With rare footage from inside Iran, we follow zoo keeper Mohsen, who decides to free Maya for the first time. But instead of the perfect experience, the journey triggers Maya's instincts and reveals some more complex aspects of keeping wild animals inactive.

Tuesday 5th April


The charming Raphaël Balthazar is the most talented forensic pathologist of his generation: he can make the dead speak like no other. But he is also a provocateur, always ready to challenge conventions, putting his colleagues to the test, who have to work alongside him in solving the most disturbing cases in Paris. In this fourth, awaited season, Balthazar returns to the kingdom of the dead accompanied by the police commander Camille Coste, to deal with a case that, this time, concerns him closely.


French comedy between romanticism and funny unexpected events. Ben and Marion met on Tinder and soon decide to spend their summer vacation together. He was to leave with family for Biarritz while she was planning a trip to Beirut with friends. Together they choose an intermediate place as their destination: Bulgaria. Once they arrive on site they must try to make each other's needs coexist, without knowing each other so well.

Wednesday 6 April


Sci-fi blockbuster in which decide the fate of the Galaxy in an inter-species tournament. Four athletes with the ability to teleport are ready to play "cosmoball", a dangerous sport that requires speed, reflexes and courage. As the rest of the world scans the skies to watch the competition, which takes place at high altitudes, no one suspects that the four young earthlings are fighting to ensure the survival of humanity.


A unique docu film about the godfather of science fiction Isaac Asimov, whose 30th anniversary marks his death today. With more than 500 publications, and no less consistent number of predictions that turned out to be surprisingly true, he is considered not only the father of science fiction, but also a thinker capable of making us anticipate our own future. A great popularizer and bon vivant, he loved to convey his knowledge with self-irony and a sense of entertainment worthy of the best stand-up artists.


In November 2016, Award-winning filmmaker Fredrik Gertten reached out to Leilani Farha, then UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing, to learn more about his work. Three years later, the documentary had its world premiere in Copenhagen, Denmark. Push follows Leilani as she investigates why cities around the world are becoming so inaccessible. Home is a fundamental human right, a precondition for a healthy and safe life. But in cities around the world, having a place to live is becoming more and more difficult. What are the factors that make housing one of the world's most pressing problems today?

Thursday April 7


Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Walking Dead) in a religious horror horror produced by Sam Raimi. After witnessing the apparition of the Virgin Mary, a girl acquired the power to perform miracles. A reporter investigates the case, making contact with an evil world.


With over 40 million Americans currently engaged in online dating, looking for dating, relationships and love, meeting someone has never been easier. The options are endless, just turn on your phone. The documentary examines the entire online dating landscape, delivering startling revelations about this billion-dollar industry. The film also features interviews with Jonathan Badeen, co-founder and CSO of Tinder; Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Bumble; Justin McLeod, founder and CEO of Hinge; and Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Match Group, which owns Tinder, Ok Cupid, and other dating sites. A stimulating exploration of digital dating to understand if it satisfies or contrasts our need to connect. At the center are 20-year-olds and teenagers who describe in intimate detail their experiences with online dating, for some the only kind of dating they have ever known.

Friday, April 8

THE KING - EP. 7-8

The first Sky Original prison drama continues, starring Luca Zingaretti. The series, in eight episodes directed by Giuseppe Gagliardi (1992, 1993, 1994, Non Uccidere), sees the beloved Roman actor protagonist in the role of the controversial director of a border prison, absolute ruler of a structure - the San Michele - in which none of the laws of the state has value, because good and evil depend solely on its judgment. Until the investigations of a prosecutor (played by Anna Bonaiuto) do not hinder his work. Il Re is produced by Sky Studios with Lorenzo Mieli for The Apartment and with Wildside, both companies of the Fremantle group, in collaboration with Zocotoco.



Among the over 70 titles planned, we highlight: the exciting biography by Sky Original EIFFEL, with Romain Duris in the role of the famous engineer who, by building a tower, created a symbol for Paris; the first screening IL MATERIALE EMOTIVO, scheduled for Tuesday 12 at 9.15 pm on Sky Cinema Due and at 9.45 pm on Sky Cinema Collection (see first visions of the month); the historical comedy by Paolo Virzì N - IO E NAPOLEONE in which Daniel Auteuil plays the role of the Emperor; the biopic on the French general DE GAULLE, starring Lambert Wilson; the comedy set in the rooms of the Elysée LA CUOCA DEL PRESIDENTE, inspired by the story of the real cook from Mitterand; the blockbuster comedy ALMOST FRIENDS with François Cluzet and Omar Sy, which we also find in the thrilling blockbuster film FAMILY SUDDEN - INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED; the comedies DOWN TO THE NORTH and CENA TRA AMICI which inspired two successful Italian comedies, respectively Benvenuti al Sud and Il nome del son; finally, a cinematic tribute to the famous comic series by Albert Uderzo and Rene Goscinny could not be missing with ASTERIX & OBELIX IN THE SERVICE OF HIS MAJESTY with Gérard Depardieu for the fourth time in the role of Obelix alongside his inseparable friend and in the service of the queen played by Catherine Deneuve.

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