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February brings the US premieres of 19 titles, including new seasons, series, specials, films, and select series episodes from the UK and Canada.

British TV Premieres in February 2023

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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The Great British Baking Show: The Professionals: Season 6 (UK)

In the new season of this sibling series to The Great British Baking Show, teams of the UK’s best professional pastry chefs aim to impress with their finest confections.

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The Great British Baking Show: The Professionals: (L-R) Geanina and George — Photo courtesy of Netflix. © 2023

The Great British Baking Show: The Professionals: Season 6, a Netflix Series, premieres in the US on Wednesday, February 1, exclusively on Netflix.

Nova: London Super Tunnel

In this episode of Nova, PBS’s long-running science documentary series, thousands of engineers, technicians, and workers race to build Europe’s biggest construction project: London’s new railroad, the Elizabeth Line — named after Queen Elizabeth II, who officially opened the line on May 17, 2022, two months before passenger services started on May 24.

Nova: London Super Tunnel premieres in the US on Wednesday, February 1, at 9 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings) and the PBS app.

Winterwatch 2023 (UK)

This seasonal nature series sees Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan return to Norfolk to follow the latest breeding season of Norfolk’s famous grey seals, while Iolo Williams and Gillian Burke head to Edinburgh to explore the urban ecosystem of Scotland’s greenest city. Using live cameras and featuring amazing animal stories, the series’ eight new episodes take an in-depth look at how Britain’s wildlife is faring up and down the country. (Video is from one of BBC’s live wildlife cameras)

Winterwatch 2023 premieres in North America on Wednesday, February 1, exclusively on BritBox.

Skinamarink (CA)

In this horror film, two children wake up in the middle of the night to find their father is missing and all the windows and doors in their home have vanished.

Skinamarink, which opened In theaters in January 2023, has its US and Canada streaming debut on Thursday, February 2, exclusively on Shudder and the AMC+ streaming bundle.

Death in Paradise: Season 12 (UK)

In the latest season of this hit whodunit series, DI Neville Parker (Ralf Little, The Royle Family) has more crimes to solve on the sun-soaked island of Saint Marie, starting with the mysterious death of a celebrity astronomer. And on a quiet hillside on the island, a bunch of preppers are digging in for the apocalypse when one of them is killed. There’s also a baffling killing on a boat, a famous singer who finds herself under suspicion, a shocking murder at a wedding, and a simple domestic murder that turns out to be Neville’s greatest-ever challenge.

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Death in Paradise: Ralf Little as DI Neville Parker — Photo courtesy of BritBox

Death in Paradise: Season 12 premieres in North America on Friday, February 3, exclusively on BritBox.

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Bloodlands: Season 2 (UK/NI)

In the new season of this thriller from Jed Mercurio (Line of Duty, Bodyguard), the murder of a crooked accountant unravels a trail of greed that threatens to expose the true identity of the legendary assassin code-named Goliath. Between DCI Tom Brannick (James Nesbitt, Suspect, Cold Feet) and redemption stands the accountant’s widow, Olivia (Victoria Smurfit, Trial & Retribution), whose intentions may be far from innocent.

As they try to solve the riddle the accountant left behind, they will scheme together while becoming more immersed in the puzzle of each other. Ultimately, Tom and Olivia will draw in Tom’s fellow officers, DS Niamh McGovern (Charlene McKenna, Ripper Street), DCS Jackie Twomey (Lorcan Cranitch, Cracker) and DC “Birdy” Bird (Chris Walley, The Young Offenders), as well as his daughter, Izzy (Lola Pettigrew, Come Home), until deceit and betrayal build to a shattering climax.

Bloodlands: Season 2, an Acorn TV Original, premieres in the US and Canada with two episodes on Monday, February 6, exclusively on Acorn TV. New episodes will drop in pairs through February 20.

C.B. Strike: Troubled Blood (UK)

Based on Troubled Blood, Book 5 in the best-selling “Cormoran Strike” novels by Robert Galbraith (pen name of J.K. Rowling), the new season of this mystery-crime drama series sees private detective Cormoran Strike (Tom Burke, The Wonder, The Lazarus Project) visiting his family in Cornwall when a woman asks him for help to find her mother, who went missing in 1974. Strike’s never worked a cold case before, but he’s intrigued and takes it on, adding to the long list of cases that he and his business partner, Robin Ellacott (Holliday Grainger, The Capture, The Borgias), are currently working on.

Meanwhile, in addition to work, Robin is juggling a messy divorce and unwanted male attention while battling her own feelings about Strike. As Strike and Robin investigate the nearly 50-year-old disappearance, they come up against a fiendishly complex case with a psychopathic serial killer and witnesses who cannot all be trusted — learning that even cases decades old can prove to be deadly.

The cast includes Jonas Armstrong (The Bay), Robin Askwith (The Madam Blanc Mysteries), Linda Bassett (Call The Midwife), Kenneth Cranham (Doc Martin), Fionnula Flanagan (The Others), Abigail Lawrie (Tin Star), Cherie Lunghi (Secret Diary of a Call Girl), Ruth Sheen (Unforgotten), and Sophie Ward (A Very British Scandal), amongst others. Reprising their roles are Kerr Logan (North Sea Connection) as Matthew, Sarah Sweeney (The Bastard Executioner) as Lucy, Ben Crompton (Game Of Thrones) as Shanker, and Christina Cole (Suits) as Izzy.

C.B. Strike: Troubled Blood premieres in the US on Monday, February 6, on HBO, with streaming available on HBO Max.

Make It at Market (UK)

This new series follows a select group of amateur makers as expert mentors and the show host guide them through the practicalities, pitfalls, and requirements of turning a hobby into a business — giving them the knowledge and opportunity to transform their lives.

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Make It At Market — Photo courtesy of BritBox

Make It at Market, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America on Tuesday, February 7, exclusively on BritBox.

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Clarkson’s Farm: Season 2 (UK)

This reality series follows Jeremy Clarkson, probably best known as one-third of the original Top Gear and The Grand Tour trio (and controversial commenter on The Duchess of Sussex) as he sets about running Diddly Squat Farm, his 1,000-acre farm in the Cotswolds. Season 2 will see new animals and crops being introduced on the farm, while Jeremy deals with the local council as he tries to diversify his operation with a restaurant. The series also examines the impact of the current economy on British farmers. (Trailer is from Season 1)

Clarkson’s Farm: Season 2, an Amazon Original series, premieres globally on Friday, February 10, exclusively on Prime Video.

Murdoch Mysteries: Season 16 (CA)

This hit period mystery series, based on the popular “Murdoch Mysteries” novels by Maureen Jennings, returns with 24 new episodes that find Detective Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) and Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy) settling into life with baby Susannah, while Constable George Crabtree (Jonny Harris) is brokenhearted from having left his betrothed, Effie Newsome (Clare McConnell), at the altar. His aunt’s prophecy foretold that marrying Effie would sign her death certificate, but when Constable Henry Higgins-Newsome (Lachlan Murdoch) starts to suspect that the aunt might have ulterior motives, he enlists Effie and Louise Cherry (Bea Santos) to find out more.

There seem to be nefarious goings-on in Violet Hart (Shanice Banton) and Arthur Carmichael’s (James Graham) world, too. After her menacing father, Maurice Majors (Roger Cross), appeared to extort her and her husband, and threaten Brackenreid for a past misdeed, he apparently died. But did he? When a coffin shipped to New York arrives full of dirt, and a corpse mysteriously rises from a pauper’s grave, killing two men, Murdoch wonders how desperate and depraved Hart might be.

Meanwhile, Detective Llewelyn Watts (Daniel Maslany) has gone missing from work and Toronto, presumably with his paramour, Jack the butcher (Jesse Lavercombe), and his infant, Samuel. Inspector Thomas Brackenreid (Thomas Craig) tracks him down to New York to warn the men that their domestic situation is in jeopardy. While there, Brackenreid lets his defenses down and suddenly finds that not only is Watts’s future in peril, his is, too.

Murdoch Mysteries: Season 16 premieres in the US on Saturday, February 11, at 7 PM ET, on Ovation.

African Queens: Njinga (US-UK)

This new documentary series explores the lives of prominent and iconic African queens. The first season covers the life of Njinga, the complex, captivating, and fearless 17th century warrior queen of Ndongo and Matamba, in modern day Angola. The nation’s first female ruler, Njinga earned a reputation for her blend of political and diplomatic skill with military prowess, and became an icon of resistance.

Executive produced by Jada Pinkett Smith, African Queens: Njinga, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Wednesday, February 15, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

Red Rose (UK)

In this horror thriller series, a ragtag crew of teens must survive a summer of terror after downloading an app that makes dangerous demands with deadly consequences.

Red Rose, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Wednesday, February 15, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)

76th Annual EE BAFTA Film Awards (UK)

Celebrating the best of British and international film talent, the 2023 ceremony will be hosted by Oscar® and BAFTA Film Award nominee Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me), with BAFTA TV Award nominee Alison Hammond (I Can See Your Voice: UK) hosting a new BAFTA Studio from the Royal Festival Hall as part of an expanded show format. Doing red carpet hosting duties are film critic Ali Plumb and presenter Vick Hope (Loose Women).

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The 76th EE BAFTA Film Awards will stream on Sunday, February 19, in the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, and the Nordics exclusively on BritBox.

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DI Ray (UK)

Set in Birmingham, this crime drama series centers on Leicester-born Rachita Ray (Parminder Nagra, The Blacklist, ER, Bend it Like Beckham), a police officer who receives the promotion she’s been waiting for when she’s asked to join a homicide investigation. But when she learns on her first day that the murder is a “culturally-specific homicide,” her excitement about the promotion turns to disappointment, as Rachita suspects she is a token appointment, chosen for her ethnicity rather than her ability.

Regardless, the case is a challenging one and Rachita sticks with it, determined to find the killer and to call out the obvious biases her colleagues are bringing to the investigation, which is far from easy. The case isn’t a run-of-the-mill murder inquiry, and she must delve deep into the dangerous world of organized crime in order to solve it. Rachita is more than up for the task, but what she didn’t count on is what the case stirs up inside her: the realization that she’s been burying a personal identity crisis her whole life.

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DI Ray: Parminder Nagra as DI Rachita Ray — Photo courtesy of PBS Distribution

DI Ray premieres in the US on Monday, February 20, on the PBS app for viewers with PBS Passport, as well as on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel. (The series’ linear debut is on Sunday, July 9, at 10 PM ET, on PBS (check your local listings), with streaming available on PBS.org and the PBS app.

The Madame Blanc Mysteries: Season 2 (UK)

Officially kicked off back in December 2022 with a Christmas special, Season 2 of this light whodunit series sees Jean White (Sally Lindsay, Cold Call, Mount Pleasant), a respected antiques dealer and amateur sleuth in the beautiful French village of Sainte Victoire, and Dom Hayes (Steve Edge, Maxine, Scarborough), another UK transplant, grow much closer. Will their friendship grow into something more? Meanwhile, love rolls into town for Gloria (Sue Vincent, Mount Pleasant), and Barbara (Olivia Caffrey, Trivia) has deadly plans to finally finish what she started. (Trailer is from Season 1)

The Madame Blanc Mysteries: Season 2, an Acorn TV Original, returns to the US and Canada with Episodes 2 and 3 on Monday, February 20, exclusively on Acorn TV.

The Strays (UK)

In this drama feature, the meticulously-crafted life of privilege of a light-skinned Black woman (Ashley Madekwe, Revenge) starts to unravel when two strangers show up in her quaint suburban town.

The Strays, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Wednesday, February 22, exclusively on Netflix.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive: Season 5 (UK)

This sports documentary series returns with a new season that follows drivers, managers, and team owners, both on and off the track, during a cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive: Season 5, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Friday, February 24, exclusively on Netflix.

A Whole Lifetime with Jamie Demetriou (UK)

In this new musical sketch-comedy special, Jamie Demetriou (Stath Lets Flats, Fleabag) journeys through life’s stages — from a womb with a view, to awkward adulthood, to the not-so-golden years.

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A Whole Lifetime with Jamie Demetriou — Photo courtesy of Netflix. © 2022

A Whole Lifetime with Jamie Demetriou, a Netflix Comedy Special, premieres globally on Tuesday, February 28, exclusively on Netflix.

Beyond Paradise (UK)

This spin-off from Death in Paradise follows DI Humphrey Goodman (Kris Marshall, Sanditon) and his fiancée, Martha (Sally Bretton, Not Going Out), as they leave London to start a new life on the Devon coast. Here Humphrey takes up the vacant position of Detective Inspector at Shipton Abbott police station, a slightly antiquated outpost of the Devon & Cornwall Police district. Meanwhile, Martha’s keen to open up her own café. Both are hoping for a quiet lifestyle away from the stress and violence of the city, but it doesn’t take long for the couple to realize that countryside life is not going to be so quiet after all. For one thing, there’s the surprisingly high crime rate to contend with…

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Beyond Paradise: Sally Bretton as Martha Lloyd and Kris Marshall as DI Humphrey Goodman — Photo courtesy of BritBox

Beyond Paradise, a BritBox Original, premieres in North America exclusively on BritBox (date tba).

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Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Acorn TV and its digital channels, including Acorn TV on Amazon.

The Clinic: Seasons 3 & 4 (IE)

This multiple award-winning, character-driven Irish medical drama is sudsy and addictive like Grey’s Anatomy. Set at the multi-disciplinary Clarence Street Clinic in an affluent area of Dublin, the stories revolve around the clinic’s staff, whose personal foibles and relationship issues are as common as their patients’ medical needs. The Clinic: Season 3 begins streaming Monday, February 6, followed by Season 4 on February 20.

Waterloo’s Warriors (UK)

This documentary centers on the battle of Waterloo, which most people know as the defeat of Napoleon, but think of as a victory by the English army. However, the fact is that most of the men under the Duke of Wellington’s command weren’t English at all. Using unpublished accounts, the story of the battle is told from the perspective of those troops. Waterloo’s Warriors begins streaming Monday, February 13.

The Titanic’s Tragic Twin (UK)

This documentary is about the Britannic, which suffered a near identical fate as her sister ship, the Titanic. In the wake of the Titanic disaster, the Britannic was re-engineered and strengthened, but still she sank in just 55 minutes — three times faster than the Titanic. The Titanic’s Tragic Twin begins streaming Monday, February 20.


Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on BritBox and its digital channels, including BritBox on Amazon.

My Family (UK)

This hugely popular Britcom centers on the Harper household. Robert Lindsay (Spy) stars as Ben Harper, a moderately successful dentist and family man who’s undergoing a midlife crisis while trying to cope with the reality of raising teenage children. His wife, Susan (Zoe Wanamaker, Agatha Christie’s Poirot), seems happy, enjoying her job as a London tour guide; but at home, her ability to find her way around a cookbook or pantry is less successful. Costarring Kris Marshall (Death in Paradise) and Daniela Denby-Ashe (North & South), My Family has its SVOD debut on Tuesday, February 14, exclusively on BritBox.

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Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on BYUtv.

Silverpoint (UK)

In this sci-fi series, four kids vanish in Silverpoint Woods in 1997. Twenty-three years later, four teens — Louis (Oliver Cunliffe, Doctors), Meg (Katy Byrne, The Duchess), Kaz (Maiya Silveston), and Glen (Krish Misra, Invasion) — are stuck in the middle of the woods, off the grid, at Silverpoint summer camp. When they stumble on a strange artifact buried in the woods, they are compelled to trust each other and work together, if they are going to figure out what it is and make sense of the mysterious powers it contains, as this impossible thing will send their lives and the world around them spiraling out of control… Silverpoint begins streaming Sunday, February 5, on BYUtv.org and the BYUtv app. It has its US broadcast premiere on Monday, February 6, at 8 PM ET, on the BYUtv linear channel.


Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown below on Hulu.

Rogue Agent (UK)

This thriller tells the chilling true story of Robert Freegard (James Norton, Happy Valley), a master manipulator and conman who kidnapped countless victims by convincing them he was an undercover MI5 operative. It’s a tale of lies, loyalty, gaslighting, fear and hope, as well as of the investigation into and high-stakes manhunt for Freegard, which saved the life of his final victim, Alice Archer (Gemma Arterton, The King’s Man), a woman who fell for him and ultimately brought him down. Rogue Agent begins streaming Friday, February 17.

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Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown on Shudder and its digital channels, including Shudder on Amazon and the AMC+ streaming bundle.

Nocebo (IE-UK)

Eve Green (Penny Dreadful, Casino Royale) stars in this thriller film as Christine, a fashion designer who suffers from a mysterious illness that puzzles her doctors and frustrates her husband, Felix (Mark Strong, Temple, Low Winter Sun). Then help arrives in the form of Diana (Chai Fonacier, Born Beautiful), a Filipina carer who uses traditional folk healing — and reveals a horrifying truth. Nocebo has its SVOD streaming debut on Friday, February 24, exclusively on Shudder and the AMC+ streaming bundle.


Titles in this section begin streaming on the dates shown on Topic and its digital channels, including Topic on Amazon.

Catch Me Daddy (UK)

This thriller follows Laila (Sameena Jabeen Ahmed), a girl on the run from her family, hiding in West Yorkshire with her boyfriend, Aaron (Conor McCarron, Murder). When her brother shows up with a gang of thugs, she’s forced to flee and face her darkest night. Costarring Gary Lewis (Rig 45), Catch Me Daddy begins streaming Thursday, February 9.


Did you miss any of the new shows from previous days, weeks, or months? Check out the British TV Viewing Guide and Archives to find out.


For details about the February premieres of shows from Australia and New Zealand, visit The Down Under TV Place. For info about the debuts of original-language, English-subtitled programs from Europe, visit The Euro TV Place. And for that of a select list of titles from other countries, visit The Global TV Place.


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