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February TV Calendar

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The following list provides the dates of the new dramas that will air on streaming services as well as the major and cable networks and the made-for-TV movies and more that will all air during February:

February 2 – The new streaming series Absentia will debut online today on Amazon

Show Synopsis: Stana Katic (Castle) stars as FBI agent Emily Byrne, who disappeared without a trace while hunting one of Boston’s most notorious serial killers. Six years after being declared dead, Emily is found in a cabin in the woods, barely alive with no memory of the years she has been missing. She returns home, learning her husband has remarried and her son is being raised by another woman. Worse yet, she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders. The cast includes Patrick Heusinger (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce), Neil Jackson (Sleepy Hollow) and Cara Theobold (Downton Abbey) [among others].

February 2 – The Netflix streaming series Altered Carbon will debut online today

Show Synopsis: Based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan, the series is set more than 300 years in the future where society has been transformed by new technology. A person’s consciousness can be digitized; human bodies are interchangeable; death is no longer permanent. Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman from The Killing) is the lone surviving soldier in a group of elite interstellar warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order. His mind was imprisoned – on ice – for centuries until Laurens Bancroft (James Purefoy from The Following), an impossibly wealthy, long-lived man, offers Kovacs the chance to live again. In exchange, Kovacs has to solve a murder that of Bancroft himself. The cast includes Ato Essandoh (Copper), Dichen Lachman (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Dollhouse), Kristin Lehman (Motive) and Tamara Taylor (Bones) [among others].

February 2 – The Cinemax drama Strike Back will return for a fifth season at 10 PM

Show Synopsis: A new cast join a revived Section 20, facing new threats and new enemies. The cast includes Daniel MacPherson (The Shannara Chronicles and APB), Roxanne McKee (Dominion), Warren Brown (Luther and Liar), Alin Sumarwata (Neighbours), Nina Sosanya (Love Actually) and Katherine Kelly (Class).

February 3 – The Lifetime original movie The Simone Biles Story will debut at 8 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Based on her book, this film follows Simone Biles (newcomer Jeanté Godlock) through the sacrifices and hard work that led her to win 19 Olympic and World Championship medals and ultimately cemented her stake as one of the greatest gymnasts of all time. The cast includes Tisha Campbell-Martin (My Wife and Kids).

February 3 – My Secret Valentine is the new Hallmark Channel movie that will debut at 9 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: A young woman takes advice from the chalkboard notes that her mysterious house rental tenant leaves when a slick sales rep arrives with plans to buy her family’s prized winery. The movie stars Lacey Chabert and Andrew Walker.

February 4 – This Is Us will air a special episode on NBC after the Super Bowl airs (check your local provider)

February 5 – The winter finale of Supergirl will air on The CW at 8 PM

February 7 – The season finale of The Librarians will air on TNT at 8 PM

February 7 – Knightfall will air its season finale on the History Channel at 10 PM

February 7 – The third season of the Syfy anthology series Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block will debut at 10 PM

Show Synopsis: This new anthology follows Alice, an idealistic young woman, who upon moving to a new city, comes across a series of disappearances connected to a mysterious staircase in one of the area’s worst neighborhoods. Along with her schizophrenic older sister (Holland Roden from Teen Wolf), they discover what is preying on the city’s residents.

February 8 – The Crackle original movie In the Cloud will air online today

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: This is a high-octane, international, sci-fi thriller that takes place in the near future after dozens of people are killed in attacks by a serial terrorist bomber. The cast includes Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects), Justin Chatwin (Shameless), Tomiwa Edun (Merlin), Nora Arnezeder (Zoo) and Laura Fraser (A Knight’s Tale).

February 9 – The 2018 Winter Olympics gets underway on NBC starting today at 7:30 PM

February 10 – The Hallmark Channel movie Very, Very Valentine will debut at 9 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Helen (Danica McKellar), a kind hearted and shy florist, meets the perfect man at a Valentine’s Masquerade Ball. When she enlists the help of her best friend Henry (Cameron Mathison) to track him down, she finds that her perfect man may already be right in front of her. The film also stars Damon Runyan.

February 11 – The TV One original movie Behind the Movement will debut at 7 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: This is a retelling of how Rosa Parks’ (Meta Golding) refusal to give up her seat launched the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott. It reveals the untold story of how a group of everyday people decided this incident was the right time to take a stand for their civil rights and demand equal treatment. The cast includes Loretta Devine and Isaiah Washington.

February 11 – The season finale of Star Trek: Discovery will air its season finale on CBS All Access at 8:30 PM

February 11 – Cooking with Love is the new Hallmark Channel movie that will debut at 9 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Optimistic and cheerful TV producer, Kelly (Ali Liebert), doesn’t have time for love. Bad boy celebrity chef, Stephen (Brett Dalton), doesn’t have time for anything besides cooking. Fun with a side of love ensues as Kelly and Stephen are paired on a children’s cooking show.

February 11 – The new HBO drama Here and Now will debut at 9 PM

Show Synopsis: The new series is centered on a middle-aged couple (Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter) and their four children, three of which were adopted from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia. Things take a turn when one of the children begins to see things others cannot. The cast also includes Necar Zadegan (24 and Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce), Jerrika Hinton (Grey’s Anatomy) and Sosie Bacon (13 Reasons Why).

February 11 – The Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Road Less Traveled will debut at 7 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: The Postables (Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson) take a road trip in an old Winnebago in order to track down a small boy who they fear may have been kidnapped. The discovery of a 1980’s era instant camera and the unusual photographs it contains, send our team on a wild ride across Colorado using the pictures as a guide.

February 11 – The 7th season premiere of Homeland will air on Showtime at 9 PM

February 11 – The new series Private Eyes will debut on ION at 9 PM

Show Synopsis: Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade (Jason Priestley) irrevocably changes his life when he decides to team up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett (Cindy Sampson) to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.

February 12 – The winter premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will air on The CW at 8 PM

February 14 – The Sundance Now streaming series This Close will debut online today

Show Synopsis: The series is created, written and stars Shoshannah Stern (Jericho and Supernatural) and Josh Feldman as it explores the relationship between best friends Kate (Stern), who is newly engaged, and Michael (Feldman), who is attempting to move on from his ex-fiance. The cast includes Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights), Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Colt Prattes (Dirty Dancing) and Marlee Matlin (Switched at Birth).

February 15 – The new series Stargate Origins will debut online via Stargate Command today

Show Synopsis: Young Catherine Langford (Ellie Gall from A Place to Call Home) embarks on an unexpected adventure to unlock the mystery of what lies beyond the Stargate in order to save the Earth from darkness. The cast includes Connor Trinneer, Philip Alexander and Shvan Aladdin.

February 16 – The 4th season of the Amazon streaming series Mozart in the Jungle will debut online today

February 16 – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will air its season finale on The CW at 8 PM

February 17 – The Hallmark Channel movie Wedding March 3: Here Comes the Bride will debut at 9 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: It’s a full Valentine’s Day weekend at the Inn when Olivia (Josie Bissett) and Mick (Jack Wagner) host Mick’s sister and her fiancé, Mick’s daughter and her boyfriend, and Olivia’s mother and her boyfriend. Things get chaotic when Mick’s sister decides to have her wedding at the Inn that weekend and Mick’s daughter announces plans to drop out of college.

February 18 – The fifth season premiere of When Calls the Heart will air on the Hallmark Channel at 9 PM

February 19 – The Ovation series X Company will debut at 10 PM

Show Synopsis: Inspired by the true story of Camp X, a top-secret Allied spy training facility in Lake Ontario, X Company follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits, torn from their ordinary lives and trained to conduct one risky mission after another to help Allied forces change the world. The cast includes Evelyne Brochu (Orphan Black), Hugh Dillon (Flashpoint), Warren Brown (Luther), Dustin Milligan (90201 and Schitt’s Creek) [among others].

February 23 – The Netflix original movie Mute will debut online today

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Berlin, the future, but close enough to feel familiar: In this loud, often brutal city, Leo (Alexander Skarsgård) – unable to speak from a childhood accident – searches for his missing girlfriend, the love of his life, his salvation, through dark streets, frenzied plazas, and the full spectrum of the cities shadow-dwellers. As he seeks answers, Leo finds himself mixed up with Cactus Bill (Paul Rudd) and Duck (Justin Theroux), a pair of irreverent US army surgeons on a mission all their own.

February 23 – The Netflix 10-episode series Seven Seconds will debut online today

Show Synopsis: In an instant, life is forever changed for Brenton Butler and his family. After a white cop accidentally hits and critically injures a black teenager, a northeastern city explodes with racial tensions, an attempted cover up and its aftermath, and the trial of the century. From creator and executive producer, Veena Sud (The Killing) comes Seven Seconds – a thrilling new anthological crime drama that explores the human stories behind the headlines. The cast includes Regina King (American Crime) Clare-Hope Ashitey (Doctor Foster), Russell Hornsby (Grimm), Michael Mosley (Ozark and Castle) and David Lyons (Safe Haven and Revolution) [among others].

February 24 – The Hallmark Channel movie Royal Hearts will debut at 9 PM

MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Kelly, a hopeless romantic in Montana eager to finish her dissertation, and her father, Hank, a rancher, receive news that he has inherited an estate from a faraway land. When they travel there, they discover that Hank has not only inherited the estate, but the title that goes along with it – KING! The film stars Cindy Busby, Andrew Cooper and James Brolin.

February 25 – The Walking Dead will air its winter premiere on AMC at 9 PM

February 26 – The fourth season premiere of iZombie will air on The CW at 9 PM

February 26 – The new NBC drama Good Girls will debut at 10 PM

Show Synopsis: When three suburban moms (Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks and Retta) get tired of trying to make ends meet, they decide it’s time to stick up for themselves by robbing the local supermarket at (toy) gunpoint. But when the manager catches a glimpse of one of them and the loot is far more than they expected, it doesn’t take long for the three best friends to realize the perfect getaway will be harder than they think. The cast includes Matthew Lillard, Reno Wilson and Manny Montana [among others].

February 26 – The new AMC drama McMafia will debut at 10 PM

Show Synopsis: The series charts Alex Godman’s (James Norton) journey as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the world of organized crime. As the English-raised son of Russian exiles with a mafia history, Alex has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of that criminal past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca (Juliet Rylance). But when his family’s past returns to threaten them, Alex is forced to confront his values to protect those he loves. What starts out as a story of survival and revenge becomes an epic tale of a man’s struggle against the lures of corruption in the modern world and in himself.

February 26 – The new WGN America drama Shoot the Messenger will debut at 10 PM

Show Synopsis: The series follows Daisy Channing (Elyse Levesque), a young reporter trying to balance a messy personal life with a burgeoning career. Things begin to go sideways for Daisy when she witnesses a murder she thinks is gang related, only to find herself slowly drawn into an interconnected web of criminal and illicit sexual activity that reaches into the corridors of corporate and political power. It’s the kind of news story that will destroy lives, including those of her own family. With help from her editor Mary Foster (Alex Kingston), co-worker Simon Olenski (Lucas Bryant), and lead homicide detective Kevin Lutz (Lyriq Bent), Daisy uncovers a cover-up so scandalous it could bring down the government.

February 26 – The third season premiere of UnReal will air on Lifetime at 10 PM

February 28 – The Hulu streaming series The Looming Tower will debut online today

Show Synopsis: The series traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the late 1990s and how the rivalry between the FBI and CIA during that time may have inadvertently set the path for the tragedy of 9/11. The series follows members of the I-49 Squad in New York and Alec Station in Washington, D.C., the counter-terrorism divisions of the FBI and CIA, respectively, as they travel the world fighting for ownership of information while seemingly working toward the same goal – trying to prevent an imminent attack on U.S. soil. The cast includes Alec Baldwin, Jeff Daniels and Peter Sarsgaard.

February 28 – Designated Survivor will be back with its winter premiere on ABC at 10 PM

February 28 – The season finale of the Paramount Network mini-series Waco will air 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, Blindspot, The Blacklist, Killjoys, The Brave, The Shannara Chronicles, Good Witch, When Calls the Heart, The 100, Jane the Virgin, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Fosters. Follow her at @ruebenrambling or contact her at rueben@nicegirlstv.com.

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