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February TV Calendar

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The following list provides the dates of the returning cable and major network dramas as well as new cable and major network dramas, made-for-TV movies and mini-series that will air during February:

February 1 – The final 8 episodes of Lost Girl will return starting tonight on Syfy at 10 PM

February 2 – The FX 10-episode limited series event The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story will debut at 10 PM

Limited Series Synopsis: The limited series takes a look inside the O.J. Simpson trial, exploring the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court. The cast includes John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, David Schwimmer, Courtney B. Vance, Sterling Brown, Nathan Lane, Kenneth Choi, Christian Clemenson and Bruce Greenwood.

February 5 – Sleepy Hollow will move to its new night on FOX at 8 PM

February 6 – The new Hallmark Channel movie Appetite for Love will debut at 9 PM

Movie Synopsis: Mina (Taylor Cole from CSI: Miami and The Glades) has everything going for her — a boyfriend who has meticulously planned out their lives and a great job with International Corporate Brands. But her world is turned upside down when work sends her to her hometown in Tennessee where she must convince an old, stubborn restaurant owner to sell his property. There is just one problem – the restaurant is now owned by her ex-boyfriend, Clay (Andrew Walker from Bridal Wave and A Bride for Christmas), who claims he will never sell. He resists her negotiations every step of the way, and all the while sparks fly.

February 6 – The Lifetime movie Manson’s Lost Girls will debut at 8 PM

Movie Synopsis: The film paints a new picture of Charles Manson’s (Jeff Ward from The Mentalist) world, as told through the stories of Linda Kasabian (MacKenzie Mauzy from Forever and Into the Woods) and the other women who fell under his demonic spell to create one of the most famous cults of all time. The cast includes Greer Grammer (Awkward).

February 8 – Castle will be back with new episodes on ABC at 10 PM

February 11 – Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder will all be back from their extended hiatus on ABC at 8, 9 and 10 PM respectively

February 12 – The new ION movie Heart Felt will debut at 7 PM

Movie Synopsis: After a year during which she couldn’t put her “lying” former boyfriend, Jackson, out of her mind, Molly (Emmanuelle Vaugier from Lost Girl) finally meets and falls in love with Greg (Christopher Russell from Midnight Masquerade and Merry Matrimony), who is almost too good to be true. Just as Greg makes plans for a Valentine’s Day proposal, Molly finds herself face-to-face in a business negotiation with the remorseful Jackson (Matthew MacCaull from iZombie), leading her to revisit past feelings. The cast includes Thomas Calabro (Melrose Place).

February 13 – The Hallmark Channel movie Valentine Ever After will debut at 9 PM

Movie Synopsis: Big city girls Julia (Autumn Reeser) and Sydney take a trip to a dude ranch in Wyoming for a fun weekend getaway. But when a brawl ensues in the local bar one night, the girls are sentenced to perform community service for disorderly conduct and are forced to stay in town. In addition to doing odds and ends around town, the girls discover a charitable cause that just might change their lives. The film also stars Eric Johnson (Smallville and Rookie Blue)

February 14 – The new show Vinyl will debut at 9 PM on HBO

Show Synopsis: Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale from Nurse Jackie), the founder and president of American Century Records, is trying to save his company and soul without destroying everyone in his path. With his passion for music and discovering talent gone by the wayside, and American Century on the precipice of being sold, he has a life-altering event that reignites his love of music, but severely damages his personal life. The cast includes Ato Essandoh (Copper and Elementary), Paul Ben-Victor (The Invisible Man), Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond), Olivia Wilde (Tron) and Juno Temple (Maleficent) [among others].

February 14 – The Walking Dead returns for the rest of its 6th season on AMC at 9 PM

February 14 – The Hallmark Channel movie Anything for Love will debut at 9 PM

Movie Synopsis: Katherine (Erika Christensen from Parenthood), a high-powered executive who believes men are intimidated by her career, is persuaded by her friend to create an internet dating profile claiming she is an executive assistant. Meanwhile, Jack (Paul Greene from Bitten), a male nurse, creates his own internet dating profile without realizing his best friend has secretly changed his profession to be a doctor. They are matched and find themselves falling in love, but hiding their true identities proves far trickier than expected when Katherine’s ornery and controlling father ends up in the hospital under Jack’s care. The cast includes Antonio Cupo and Ali Liebert (both from Bomb Girls).

February 14 – The new UP Channel movie Love Finds You in Valentine at 7 PM

Movie Synopsis: After her parents die, law student Kennedy Blaine (Michaela McManus from Aquarius) inherits a ranch in the small town of Valentine, Nebraska. She travels to Valentine with the intent of selling the ranch, but is drawn to the area’s beauty – and to ranch foreman, Derek Sterling (Diogo Morgado from The Messengers and The Bible). Putting her life in L.A. on hold, she decides to spend some time at her ancestral home and, despite a long-standing feud, to reconnect with family members, including a grandfather, Gabriel Morgan (legendary actor Ed Asner), who she has never met. But soon Kennedy is subjected to harassment by someone who clearly wants her to leave Valentine. Depending on Derek and his mother June’s (Lindsay Wagner of Bionic Woman fame) assistance, she sets out to discover who is behind the offenses. But when her search reveals painful details about her family and raises questions about Derek’s own past, will Kennedy still want to know the truth?

February 15 – The new Hulu 9-hour streaming series 11-22-63 will debut online

Show Synopsis: High school history teacher Jake Epping (James Franco) travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy – but his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love and the past itself, which doesn’t want to be changed. The cast includes film star Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel (the Transformers franchise), T.R. Knight (Grey’s Anatomy), Cherry Jones (24 and Transparent) and Sarah Gadon (Dracula Untold) [among others].

February 15 – The Grammy Awards will air on CBS at 8 PM

February 15 – Major Crimes will be back for the rest of its current, fourth season on TNT at 9 PM

February 15 – Better Call Saul will start its second season on AMC at 10 PM

February 15 – Bitten will return for its third season on Syfy at 11 PM

February 16 – Rizzoli & Isles will return from its break, airing two back-to-back episodes of its sixth season on TNT at 9 PM

February 18 – The season premiere of Vikings will air on the History Channel at 10 PM

February 21 – When Calls the Heart will air the season premiere of its third season on Hallmark Channel at 9 PM

February 21 – The original Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart will air at 9 PM

Movie Synopsis: The Postables’ investigation leads them to a public figure who could be brought down by the contents of a damaged letter; while Oliver, Shane, Norman and Rita are personally challenged in the aftermath of Valentine’s Day.

February 24 – The finale of Code Black will air at 10 PM on CBS

February 25 – The six-part BBC America thriller Prey will as two 3-part stories at 10 PM

Show Synopsis: In the first three episodes, John Simm (Doctor Who) is Detective Constable Marcus Farrow, a man on the run, who will do things he never thought possible to clear his name for the sake of his family. The second story stars Philip Glenister (Ashes to Ashes) as prison officer David Murdoch whose life spirals out of control when he receives an unexpected phone call threatening the life of his pregnant daughter.

February 28 – The Academy Awards will air on ABC at 8 PM

February 29 – Gotham will be back with episodes of its second season on FOX at 8 PM

February 29 – The NBC drama Blindspot will return from its winter break at 10 PM

Mark your calendars!

Using her favorite online handle, Rueben is an East Coast-bred gal who is now a permanent Californian and a lifelong tv-oholic. She watches at least 25 TV shows a week, goes to the movies as often as possible, listens to music every waking moment, reads every day and “plays” on the internet every chance she can. Some of her current favorite TV shows are Outlander, Arrow, Grimm, The Blacklist, Teen Wolf, Killjoys, Dark Matter, The Shannara Chronicles, Good Witch, When Calls the Heart, The 100, Switched at Birth, Jane the Virgin, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Flash and The Fosters (among others). Follow her at @ruebenrambling or contact her at rueben@nicegirlstv.com.