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"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin attends the March 24, 2015 season premiere of his hit HBO show. The highly anticipated fantasy show returns on April 12. Reuters

April showers bring new “Mad Men” and “Game of Thrones?” Perfect timing since as the weather is still warming up, so is television in mid-season. Comedy stalwart Louis C.K. unveils a new season of “Louie” after FX premieres the new Josh Gad and Billy Crystal show, “The Comedians.” Dark cult favorites like “Orphan Black” and “Salem” returns soon after “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles” premieres on April 5.

Marvel fans will have an entire season of “Daredevil” on the Netflix queue on April 10. In addition to HBO darlings like “Game of Thrones” and “Veep” premiering on the same night, the channel will also host the television adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s “The Casual Vacancy.” The “Harry Potter” scribe’s mini-series will debut on April 29.

Check out the full list of April 2015 TV premiere dates below:

Saturday, April 4

  • “Outlander” spring premiere on Starz at 9 p.m. EDT

Sunday, April 5

  • “A.D. The Bible Continues” mini-series premieres on NBC at 9 p.m. EDT
  • “Lizzie Borden Chronicles” begin on Lifetime at 10 p.m. EDT
  • “Mad Men” returns for its final season on AMC at 10 p.m. EDT
  • “Salem” returns for its second season at WGN at 10 p.m. EDT

Thursday, April 9

  • “The Comedians” premieres on FX at 10 p.m. EDT
  • “Louie” returns for its fifth season on FX at10:30 p.m. EDT

Friday, April 10

  • “Marvel’s Daredevil” Season 1 debuts on Netflix.

Sunday, April 12

  • “Game of Thrones” returns to HBO for its fifth season at 9 p.m. EDT
  • “Silicon Valley” Season 2 premieres on HBO at 10 p.m. EDT
  • “Veep” finishes off the night at HBO with its Seaosn 4 premiere at 10:30 p.m. EDT

Friday, April 17

  • “The Messengers” premiere on The CW at 9 p.m. EDT

Saturday, April 18

  • “Orphan Black” returns to BBC America with Season 3 at 9 p.m. EDT

Sunday, April 26

  • “Happyish” premieres on Showtime at 10 p.m. EDT

Wednesday, April 29

  • “The Casual Vacancy” mini-series begins on HBO at 8 p.m. EDT
  • “Ripper Street” returns for its third season on BBC America at 10 p.m. EDT

What are you looking forward to watching on TV this April? Sound off in the comments section below.