February brings the US premieres of 22 new series, seasons, and films from the UK, Canada, and Ireland.
For updates about shows from the UK, Canada, and Ireland added to US linear TV and streaming channels throughout the month, see the British TV Viewing Guide.
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Princess Anne: The Seven Loves of Her Life (UK)
This documentary looks at the complex and at times scandalous life of Princess Anne (pictured), Queen Elizabeth II’s only daughter — from her relationship with an Olympic champion, to that with her husband, a former equerry to the Queen. Princess Anne: The Seven Loves of Her Life premieres in the US on Tuesday, February 1, exclusively on True Royalty. (Photo courtesy of True Royalty)
Broadcasting from Norfolk, the Isle of Mull, and Northern Ireland, the team of this popular nature program takes an in-depth look at how Britain’s wildlife is faring across the country. Winterwatch premieres in North America on Tuesday, February 1, exclusively on BritBox. (Video is from 2021)
The Tinder Swindler (UK)
This true-crime documentary centers on a man who, while posing as a wealthy, jet-setting diamond mogul, wooed women online and then conned them out of millions of dollars. Now some victims plan for payback. The Tinder Swindler, a Netflix Documentary, premieres globally on Wednesday, February 2, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
In this crime thriller, five ordinary Brits, accused of kidnapping the son of a prominent US media mogul, embark on a desperate race against time to prove their innocence. With no one to trust, it’s difficult for the truth to set them free. But are they even telling the truth? Starring Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory), Georgina Campbell (Broadchurch), and Uma Thurman (Pulp Fiction), amongst others, Suspicion, an Apple Original, premieres in the US on Friday, February 4, exclusively on Apple TV+.
Agatha Raisin: Season 4 (UK)
Following the Christmas special, the new season of this fan-favorite mystery series sees Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen, Catastrophe) and her happy band of misfits cracking more cases, including a jam competition that spirals out of control and a seaside murder with links to a long-forgotten jewelry heist. When her AWOL, on-and-off partner, James, finally returns, he has interesting news of his own. Agatha Raisin: Season 4, an Acorn TV Original, premieres in the US and Canada on Monday, February 7, exclusively on Acorn TV.
Dr. Barry (CA)
This 6-episode observational docuseries centers on Dr. Barry MacEachern (pictured), a bighearted veterinarian who leaves his job at a corporate vet office to start his own practice. The show follows him and his team as he struggles to build the practice in northeastern Canada, while using all the resources and friends he can find to help injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Dr. Barry premieres in the US on Tuesday, February 8, on the PBS Living channel.
Sister Boniface Mysteries (UK)
Set in the 1960s, this new Father Brown spinoff follows Sister Boniface (Lorna Watson, Shakespeare & Hathaway), a Vespa-driving, crime-solving Catholic nun who helps the detectives of the Great Slaughter Constabulary unravel murder mysteries in and around the Warwickshire countryside. For further details, read this article. Sister Boniface Mysteries, a BritBox Original, has its World Premiere on Tuesday, February 8, exclusively on BritBox. (Photo courtesy of BritBox)
The Girl Before (UK)
Based on JP Delaney‘s global best-selling novel of the same name, this thriller stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle) as Jane, a single woman who moves into an ultra-minimalist house designed by architect Edward (David Oyelowo, Selma), despite having to abide by his long list of rules. When she discovers that her predecessor died in the house, Jane wonders if her fate will be the same as the girl before… The Girl Before, an HBO Max Original, premieres in the US on Thursday, February 10, exclusively on HBO Max.
Murder, They Hope (UK)
Sian Gibson (Car Share) and Johnny Vegas (Still Open All Hours) return as Gemma and Terry in this follow-up series to the comedy-mystery movies Murder on the Blackpool Express, Death on the Tyne, and Dial M for Middlesbrough. Here they decide to quit the coach tour game, and try (and fail) to become private investigators. Murder, They Hope premieres in North America on Friday, February 11, exclusively on BritBox.
Attenborough’s Global Adventure (UK)
This three-part docuseries special highlights some of the most astonishing locations and fascinating creatures that Sir David Attenborough encountered during his 7-year journey across the globe — from undiscovered species in the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, to the highest trees in the ancient rain forest of Borneo. Attenborough’s Global Adventure, a BBC America Original, premieres in the US on Saturday, February 12, on BBC America and AMC+.
State of the Union: Season 2 (UK)
In Season 2 of this Emmy®-winning short-form comedy-drama, which explores relationships and the human experience, Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges) and Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects) star as Scott and Ellen, a couple who argue about everything at a coffee shop during the 10 minutes before their weekly marriage counseling session. For further details, read this article. State of the Union: Season 2, a SundanceTV/Sundance Now Original, premieres in the US and Canada on Monday, February 14, on SundanceTV (at 10 PM ET), Sundance Now, and AMC+.
The Beatles and India (UK)
Inspired by Ajoy Bose’s book Across the Universe, this documentary delves deep into the most crucial period of The Beatles’s evolution from the world’s most famous pop stars into multi-faceted, pioneering musical artists. It features unseen photos and recordings, rare archival footage, and eyewitness accounts, as well as walk-throughs of the stunning locations in India the band visited. The Beatles and India, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Tuesday, February 15, exclusively on BritBox.
Young Wallander: Killer’s Shadow (Season 2) (UK-SE)
The new season of this Wallander origin story sees Kurt Wallnder (Adam Pålsson, Before We Die) investigating a hit-and-run after rejoining the Major Crimes Unit — a crime that seems connected to one of Rask’s (Leanne Best, Close to Me) first cases in Malmö. For further details, read this article. Young Wallander: Killer’s Shadow, a Netflix Original, premieres globally on Thursday, February 17, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
LOL: Last One Laughing Canada (CA)
With local versions from Australia, Brazil and France, to India, Iran, and Japan, already cracking folks up, this comedy series head to the Great White North for a good cause. Hosted by Jay Baruchel (The Moodys), it features 10 of Canada’s funniest comedians trying to make each other laugh for a shot at the $100,000 prize for charity. But if they laugh themselves, they’re out. LOL: Last One Laughing Canada, an Amazon Original, premieres globally on Friday, February 18, exclusively on Prime Video.
COBRA: Season 2 (UK)
In Season 2 of this political thriller, cyber attacks bring down parts of the nation’s critical infrastructure in cities across the country. While searching for those responsible, PM Robert Sutherland (Robert Carlyle, The Full Monty) and his government must deal with anarchy and panic in the streets. COBRA: Season 2 premieres in the US on Sunday, February 20, on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel.
Conviction: The Case of Stephen Lawrence (UK)
Steve Coogan (Philomena) leads the cast of this true-crime drama, playing DCI Clive Driscoll, who took on the case of the racially-motivated murder of Stephen Lawrence, an 18-year-old Black student, in London. It tells the story of Stephen’s parents’ struggle to get justice, and how Driscoll, working closely with them, put together an investigation that, more than 18 years after Stephen’s death, secures the convictions of his murderers. Conviction: The Case of Stephen Lawrence, an Acorn TV Original, premieres in the US on Monday, February 21, exclusively on Acorn TV. (Photo by Laurence Cendrowicz/AcornTV © 2021 Acorn TV LLC & AMC Film Holdings LLC)
Traces: Season 2 (UK)
Set in Dundee, Scotland, the new season of this mystery series sees lab assistant Emma (Molly Windsor, Three Girls) about to see her mother’s murder case resolved, while partner Daniel (Martin Compston, Line of Duty) is set to give evidence, and bombs are exploding across the city. For further details, read this article. Traces: Season 2, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Tuesday, February 22, exclusively on BritBox. (Photo courtesy of BritBox)
Creation Stories (UK-US)
Adapted from Alan McGee’s autobiography by Crime writers Dean Cavanagh and Irvine Welsh, this biopic is about McGee, creator and founder of Creation Records, the label of Oasis and Primal Scream, responsible for supplying the “Brit Pop” soundtrack of the ’90s. Starring Ewen Bremner (Trainspotting), the film charts the true story of McGee’s rise and fall through a drug-fueled haze of music and mayhem. Creation Stories premieres in the US on Friday, February 25, exclusively on AMC+.
Vikings: Valhalla (US-IE-CA)
In this sequel to Vikings, more than 100 years have passed and a new generation of legendary heroes arises to forge its own destiny — and to make history. For further details, read this article. Vikings: Valhalla, a Netflix Original, premieres globally on Friday, February 25, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Murdoch Mysteries: Season 15 (CA)
Based on the novels by Maureen Jennings, this fan-favorite period mystery drama returns with its longest season yet — 24 episodes! The opener sees Detective Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) going to Montreal to find and protect his son from a criminal gang, while his wife, Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy), goes undercover at a women’s reformatory to assist him with a challenging case. For further details, read this article. Murdoch Mysteries: Season 15 premieres in the US on Saturday, February 26, at 7 PM ET, exclusively on Ovation TV. The series has its US streaming premiere on Monday, February 28, exclusively on Acorn TV. New episodes will premiere weekly on both channels. (Image courtesy of Ovation TV)
Killing Eve: Season 4 (US-UK)
In the final season of this global hit drama, former MI6 agent Eve (Sandra Oh) is on a revenge mission; assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer) tries to prove she’s not a “monster”; and MI6-er Carolyn (Fiona Shaw) continues to chase down The Twelve and the person who ordered the hit on her son. Killing Eve: Season 4 premieres in the US with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, February 27, starting at 8 PM ET, on BBC America and AMC+. New episodes will debut weekly, arriving on AMC+ one week ahead of BBC America.
Cat Hospital: Season 2 (IE)
This docuseries returns with six new episodes that reveal the drama, tension, and heartwarming moments at Ireland’s first purpose-built veterinary clinic for cats, where veterinary specialist Clare Meade and her dedicated team tend to the creatures in their care. Cat Hospital: Season 2 premieres in the US and Canada on Monday, February 28, on Acorn TV.
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Scotch! The Story of Whiskey (UK)
Hosted by David Hayman (The Nest, Trial & Retribution), this three-part docuseries reveals the history, culture, craftsmanship, and legacy of Scotch whiskey — from its origins in Scotland centuries ago, to today’s lucrative, multinational super industry. Scotch! The Story of Whiskey begins streaming Monday, February 7.
Love and Marriage (UK)
Alison Steadman (Pride and Prejudice) stars in this comedy-drama as Pauline Paradise, a now-former crossing guard who walks out on her marriage on the same say she retires from her job. As the six-episode series progresses, it explores the aftermath of her decision, as well as the effects it has on her three adult children. Costarring Duncan Preston (Emmerdale Farm), Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), and Celia Imrie (Keeping Faith), Love and Marriage begins streaming Monday, February 14.
Murder Maps: Season 2 (UK)
Hosted by Nicholas Day (New Tricks), this docudrama series takes viewers back in time to the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history, plunging us into the worlds of the killers as we see how police ingenuity and early forensics helped bring them to justice. Murder Maps: Season 2 begins streaming Monday, February 21.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on AMC+.
Set in the not-too-distant future, this sci-fi thriller explores the repercussions that mankind faces when their omniscient technology becomes a substitute for human contact. In it life begins to unravel when a global storm causes electronics to go haywire, leading to terrifying, deadly consequences. Starring Thomas Jane (The Expanse), Annabelle Wallis (Peaky Blinders), Alex Pettyfer (The Last Witness), Alice Eve (Belgravia), and Kylie Bunbury (Big Sky), Warning begins streaming Friday, February 11, exclusively on AMC+.
Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Prime Video.
COBRA: Season 1 (UK)
This political thriller finds Great Britain plunged into darkness following disruption from a geomagnetic solar storm. The Prime Minister (Robert Carlyle, Once Upon a Time), his Chief of Staff (Victoria Hamilton, The Crown), and the COBRA committee — a team of Britain’s leading experts, crisis contingency planners, and most senior politicians — must come up with a plan to steer the nation through the storm and ensure the protection of its people while violence escalates across the country. Costarring David Haig (Killing Eve) and Richard Dormer (Game of Thrones), COBRA: Season 1 begins streaming as a no-additional-charge Prime Video offering for Amazon Prime members from February 1-28, 2022.
Piano to Zanskar (UK)
This documentary feature follows a retired piano tuner from London, who attempts to deliver a 100-year-old piano to a remote Himalayan school, situated in one of the most isolated settlements in the world. If successful, it will be the highest piano delivery in history. Piano to Zanskar begins streaming Sunday, February 27.
For details about the February premieres of shows from Australia and New Zealand, visit The Down Under TV Place. For those about the debuts of original-language, English-subtitled programs from Europe, visit The Euro TV Place.
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