Get ready for a strong dose of sci-fi, action, and real-life drama! This month is a forward pass full of suspense that spans the past, present, and future.
Super Bowl LIV – CTV and TSN, February 2
The San Francisco 49s are facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs in this Super Bowl LIV, and with Jennifer Lopez and Shakira headlining the half-time show, we totally geared up for a great performance all around.
Indebted – NBC, February 6
She’s back! Sitcoms and Fran Drescher are a match made in heaven, so we can’t wait to see her in this Dan Levy–created series in which a couple (played by Adam Pally and Abby Elliott) have to take in their aging parents (Drescher and Steven Weber), who are in financial and health trouble.
Tommy – CBS, February 7
A brand-new series featuring the incredible Edie Falco as Abigail “Tommy” Thomas, an NYPD cop who moves to LA to become the LAPD’s first ever woman chief of police in this procedural.
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) –Cineplex, February 7
Margot Robbie is back! This time, the iconic DC Comics villain Harley Quinn and a gang of new superheroes – Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya – team up to rescue a young girl from the grips of an evil crime lord.
Homeland– Showtime, February 9
In the eighth and final season for the epic political thriller, Saul is assigned to negotiate peace with the Taliban, and although Carrie is still recovering from her imprisonment in Russia, she’s under pressure to share her knowledge and experience in Afghanistan.
Kidding – Showtime, February 9
With an extended hiatus after season 1, Jim Carrey is finally back for the second season of this sleeper hit comedy. It’s worth the wait for new episodes and new guest stars, including Ariana Grande.
For Life – ABC, February 11
Produced by 50 Cent and starring Nicholas Pinnock, For Life is based on the inspiring true story of Isaac Wright Jr., who, after representing himself at trial and being wrongfully convicted of drug offences, dedicated himself to studying law while serving a life sentence and went on to become a respected lawyer.
War of the Worlds – T+E, February 16
One of the most influential sci-fi stories of all time, War of the Worlds was made infamous by Orson Welles’ radio performance in 1938. In this new interpretation, an alien takeover occurs in present-day Europe.
Better Call Saul – AMC, February 23
We’ve been waiting two years for Season 5 of the Breaking Bad spin-off! It’s finally arrived, with a 10-episode arc that the media have called “explosive.” We can’t wait to see what happens.
The Invisible Man – Cineplex, February 28
The second 1930s reboot on our list this month, this American-Australian science fiction psychological horror movie reworks H. G. Wells’ original novel and the 1933 film inspired by it. This version stars Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, and Harriet Dyer.