Information about CraveTV’s February lineup is outlined below; titles are listed in order of streaming start dates. CraveTV adds new programming every week on #iCraveFridays:
Friday, Feb. 1THE MAKING OF MANDELA – Documentary Premiere (Discovery, Documentaries, Historic TV, Black History Month)
To honour the life of Nelson Mandela, CraveTV presents THE MAKING OF MANDELA, a documentary celebrating the remarkable life of the legendary South African leader, a symbol of hope and peace not only to his own country but to the world. Narrated by actor David Harewood (SUPERGIRL), the documentary provides a true representation of Mandela's personal story and the crucial decisions he made throughout his incredible journey to freedom.
Friday, Feb. 39 p.m. ET, day-and-date with SHOWTIME – TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIME – Documentary Premiere (Showtime, Documentaries)
From the producers of THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, this SHOWTIME film – an official selection of this year’s Sundance film festival – offers an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the biggest political campaign upset in recent U.S. history. Mark Halperin, John Heilemann, and Mark McKinnon had unparalleled daily access to the candidates from January to November, 2016. With an incredible treasure trove of never-before-seen footage, secured during the making of THE CIRCUS, the documentary follows the rise of the President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump, from the primaries through the debates, to the dramatic election-night results.
UNDERSTANDING FEMALE SEXUAL DESIRE: THE BRAIN-BODY CONNECTION – Documentary Premiere (Discovery, Documentaries)
The brain-body connection provides insight from sexual-health experts, who present research about the brain's role in sexual desire, including a look into the lives of women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD).
Tuesday, Feb. 7CRAVETV FIRST LOOK: CARDINAL – Season 1, Episode 3 (Dramas, Crime & Mystery, All-Canadian)
In this week’s episode, Eric (Brendan Fletcher, The Revenant) encourages a nervous Edie (Allie MacDonald, ORPHAN BLACK) to torment their captive Keith (Robert Naylor, 19-2), and Delorme (Karine Vanasse, REVENGE) fears Cardinal (Billy Campbell, THE KILLING) has sidelined her again. Is she being paranoid, or is her partner onto her? Cardinal gets a break in the Curry case that he hopes will lead them to the killer.
9 p.m. ET – OUTSIDERS – Season 2, Episode 3 – “Banishment” (Dramas, Crime & Mystery)
As Wade (Thomas M. Wright, THE BRIDGE) vows to help Ledda (Rebecca Harris, LAW & ORDER) fight her cancer, Big Foster (David Morse, TREME) returns to face the Farrells’ new leader, G’Win (Gillian Alexy, THE AMERICANS).
Friday, Feb. 109 p.m. ET, day-and-date with SHOWTIME – NICK CANNON: STAND UP, DON’T SHOOT (The Showtime Collection, Comedies, Stand-Up Comedy)
Filmed live at the Ebony Repertory Theatre in South Central Los Angeles,
Comedian Nick Cannon uses his potent voice to attack the haters and naysayers, while discussing everything from the controversial times we're living in, to how getting old affects his dating.
MASTERS OF SEX – Season 4 (The Showtime Collection, Dramas, Historic TV)
MASTERS OF SEX follows the professional and personal lives of Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan). Together, they pioneered the science of sex by undertaking a ground-breaking study of the physiological aspect of the human sexual response. As with most visionaries, their personal lives are arguably more fascinating, complex, and revealing than the risqué research that touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a mid-western hospital to the cover of Time magazine.
HOMEGROWN: THE COUNTER-TERROR DILEMMA – Documentary Premiere (The HBO Collection, Documentaries, Crime & Mystery)
A gripping, insider’s account of the homegrown Islamic terrorist threat in America and the difficulties of combatting it, told from the perspectives of those who helped construct the counter-terrorism machine – as well as those who are its targets.
NAKED AND AFRAID – Seasons 1-2 (Discovery, Reality TV)
Discovery takes “survival of the fittest” to the next level with NAKED AND AFRAID, pairing total strangers – one man and one woman – who find themselves stranded in and, quite literally, exposed to one of the world’s most extreme weather environments. The duos are left high-and-dry with no food, no water, and no clothes, and they must survive on their own for a full 21 days, with nothing but one personal item each and the knowledge that the only prize is their pride and sense of accomplishment.
Tuesday, Feb. 14CRAVETV FIRST LOOK: CARDINAL – Season 1, Episode 4
Cardinal (Billy Campbell, THE KILLING) and Delorme’s (Karine Vanasse, REVENGE) personal issues threaten their new partnership, and Cardinal takes big risks in the investigation that put him at odds with Dyson (Kristen Thomson, I, Claudia).
9 p.m. ET – OUTSIDERS– Season 2, Episode 4
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Wednesday, Feb. 1510 p.m. ET, day-and-date with SHOWTIME – 60 MINUTES SPORTS – Season 5, Episode 2 (The Showtime Collection, Documentaries, Sports)
The first name in news magazines is now the last word in sports. The award-winning team behind 60 MINUTES now turns its investigative eye towards the world of sports. From in-depth reporting to the most compelling interviews, viewers get the whole story in sixty minutes.
Friday, Feb. 17VINYL – Season 1 Premiere (The HBO Collection, Historic TV, Dramas)
Set in 1970’s New York City, the series is seen through the eyes of record label president Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale, BOARDWALK EMPIRE), who is trying to save his company, and his soul, without destroying everyone in his path. Also starring: Olivia Wilde (Rush), Ray Romano (PARENTHOOD), Ato Essandoh (GIRLS), Max Casella (BOARDWALK EMPIRE), P.J. Byrne (The Wolf of Wall Street), J.C. MacKenzie (HOUSE OF CARDS), Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (GAME OF THRONES), Juno Temple (Maleficent), Jack Quaid (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), James Jagger (Mr. Nice), and Paul Ben-Victor (Don Jon). Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Terence Winter, the series kicks off its ten-episode season with a special two-hour premiere, directed by Scorsese.
MASTERCHEF CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN 2017 (Reality TV)
Celebrities are invited into the MASTERCHEF kitchen to battle it out against each other for charity. The lineup of celebrities chefs includes: Kal Penn (DESIGNATED SURVIVOR), Cheryl Hines (SON OF ZORN), Jordana Brewster (LETHAL WEAPON), Anthony Anderson (BLACK-ISH), and former NFL stars Ronde Barber and Tiki Barber.
MY CAT FROM HELL – Season 4 (Animal Planet, Reality TV)
Cat behaviourist Jackson Galaxy takes on the most catastrophic cat cases anyone ever has encountered. Armed with more than 15 years of experience, a proven training program, and his signature guitar case filled with cat toys, Galaxy is on a mission to help cat owners find the sources of conflict with their furry friends. In each episode, Galaxy swoops in to solve a gamut of feline-related issues and repair the relationships they're ruining.
ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER – Season 3 (Discovery, Reality TV)
Even as the brief spring starts to thaw the winter snow over the homestead, the Kilchers have no time for celebration. The clan must take full advantage of the nice weather to immediately start restocking the food supply for themselves and their livestock and tackle necessary projects that ensure their survival in the cold winter weather. Living off the grid without running water, they must hunt, gather, garden, and raise livestock in order to provide enough food to ensure their family’s survival.
Sunday, Feb. 19 10 PM ET, day-and-date with SHOWTIME – BILLIONS – Season 2 Premiere – “Risk Management” (The Showtime Collection, Dramas, Crime & Mistery)
In the aftermath of their Season 1 confrontation, U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) and hedge fund king Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) are digging out of the wreckage. Chuck faces scrutiny from within his office and from the Attorney General. Axe refortifies Axe Capital, and weighs his options for retaliation. The fund wrestles with a precarious economic landscape that threatens the very existence of Axe Cap. Wendy (Maggie Siff) entertains an offer from a rival hedge fund manager. Lara intervenes in an emergency at her children’s school.
Tuesday, Feb. 21CRAVETV FIRST LOOK: CARDINAL – Season 1, Episode 5
Detectives Cardinal (Billy Campbell, THE KILLING) and Delorme (Karine Vanasse, REVENGE) make a pivotal connection in the case and know they’ve got their killer – now it’s a mad dash to find him before he murders Keith (Robert Naylor, 19-2). Meanwhile, Cardinal’s daughter Kelly (Alanna Bale, PRIME RADICALS) makes a surprise trip home to visit her mom.
OUTSIDERS – Season 2, Episode 5
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Friday, Feb. 24HOWIE MANDEL ALL-STAR COMEDY GALA (Comedies, Stand-Up Comedy)
Hosted by Howie Mandel, HOWIE MANDEL ALL-STAR COMEDY GALA features performances by some of today’s top comedians. Recorded at the world’s biggest comedy event, the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, the special features stand-up performances by Jay Pharoah (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Iliza Shlesinger (FOREVER 31), Russell Peters (RUSSELL PETERS IS THE INDIAN DETECTIVE), and JB Smoove (TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES).
8:30 p.m. ET, day-and-date with SHOWTIME – PRISON FIGHTERS: 5 ROUNDS TO FREEDOM – Documentary Premiere (The Showtime Collection, Sports)
This powerful new documentary examines a controversial practice in Thailand’s criminal justice system whereby inmates can earn their freedom by winning a series of Muay Thai fights.BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS – Documentary Premiere (The HBO Collection, Documentaries)
The genius of acclaimed director/producer Mike Nichols (The Birdcage, The Graduate) is brought vividly to light in this intimate portrait, culled from some of the last interviews Nichols gave before his death in 2015.
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL – Season 6 Premiere (Sitcoms, Comedies, For Letterkenny Fans)
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL is a live-action comedy that explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children. After spending the last season in Japan, the gang is back at Childrens Hospital, where fans can expect absurdity, flights of fancy, farcical door slamming, partial nudity, classical jazz, 70-yard field goals, mustache rides, backwards messages, grooming tips, and more.
TOGETHERNESS – Seasons 1-2 (The HBO Collection, Dramas, Comedies)
TOGETHERNESS follows two couples living under one roof on the fringes of Los Angeles. Brett (Mark Duplass) and Michelle (Melanie Lynskey) are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship, which has puttered out from the stresses of marriage and children. When Brett’s friend Alex (Steve Zissis) and Michelle’s sister Tina (Amanda Peet) move in with them, the foursome engage in a tragically comedic struggle to follow their personal dreams while still remaining good friends, siblings, and spouses to each other.
Sunday, Feb. 2610 p.m. ET, day-and-date with SHOWTIME – BILLIONS – Season 2, Episode 2 – “Dead Cat Bounce”
Axe publicly spars with a rival hedge fund manager. With the help of a talented Axe Cap intern, Axe initiates a new financial play to hurt his competition. Chuck deploys his Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) to quickly find a high-profile case that might save his sinking status. Wendy navigates a minefield of questioning that could result in disaster for Chuck.
Tuesday, Feb. 28CRAVETV FIRST LOOK: CARDINAL – Season 1, Episode 6
CraveTV subscribers get a first look at the finale of CARDINAL, a day before it airs on CTV on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. In the final episode, Cardinal realizes that Eric wasn’t working alone, and Delorme must decide what to do when she finally finds the answers she was looking for about Cardinal’s dark past.
9 p.m. ET – OUTSIDERS – Season 2, Episode 6
Synopsis currently unavailable