February may be the shortest month of the year, but there’s still a long list of must-see TV series, documentaries and films coming to CraveTV.
Kick off Black History Month with an inspiring documentary on South African leader Nelson Mandela. Learn about our sexual desires in time for Valentine’s Day with documentaries on the female body. Try to make sense of what the heck is going on in the US with Trumped: Inside the Biggest Political Upset of All Time.
Thanks to CraveTV’s new partnership with SHOWTIME, you can also watch the Season 2 premiere of Billions at the same day and time as our US friends when the power-hungry series returns with new episodes on Sunday, February 19 at 10 pm ET.
But that’s not all! Check out all the amazing titles coming to CraveTV in February.
Here’s what’s coming to CraveTV this February
THE MAKING OF MANDELAAvailable February 1
Celebrate Black History Month with a documentary on one of the greatest leaders and political figures of all time. The Making of Mandela follows the incredible life of the South African President who led not only himself, but his people to freedom, inspiring the world and changing the course of history.Getty Images
CRAVETV FIRST LOOK: CARDINAL – Season 1New episodes Available every Tuesday.
The discovery of the body of a missing girl prompts a partnership between Detective Cardinal (Billy Campbell, The Killing) and Detective Delorme (Karine Vanasse, Revenge). Together, they must solve the case and stop a serial killer on the loose.CTV
OUTSIDERS – Season 2New episodes Available every Tuesday.
Raw, gritty and dramatic, Outsiders is a new series about the Farrell Clan, a group of locals living off the land of Shay Mountain. Watch as they fight one another and outsiders to defend their home from local townspeople while trying to keep their way of life alive. Season 1 available now on CraveTV.CraveTV
TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIMEAvailable February 3
It's being called the biggest political upset in U.S. history. Mark Halperin, John Heilemann, and Mark McKinnon take viewers behind the scenes of the US political race between January and November 2016 to uncover how Donald Trump managed to become the 45th US President. See why this SHOWTIME documentary was an official selection at this year's Sundance film festival.SHOWTIME
ANATOMY OF SEXAvailable February 3
Many people know the basics of sex, but what happens to our organs when we have sex? How have thousands of years of evolution contributed to making procreation work in humans? What happens to our bodies as they mature and prepare for sex? In Discovery's Anatomy of Sex, the science behind sex is broken down in this informative and educational doc.Getty Images
UNDERSTANDING FEMALE SEXUAL DESIRE: THE BRAIN-BODY CONNECTIONAvailable February 3
How do women's bodies respond to sex differently than men's? What happens to a woman's body when she feels desire or has sex? And how do the brain and body work together? Sexual health experts explore these questions and more in this documentary, including a closer look at Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder or HSDD.Getty Images
SHOWTIME - NICK CANNON: STAND UP, DON'T SHOOTAvailable February 10
Before he was known as Mariah Carey's ex-husband and the host of America's Got Talent, Nick Cannon was starting his career in showbiz as a stand-up comedian. The multi-talented entertainer returns to his roots in a new SHOWTIME stand up special, where Cannon covers everything from being black in America to how aging affects his dating life. You'll have to watch it for yourself to see whether Mimi gets a shout out.SHOWTIME
MASTERS OF SEX – Season 4Available February 10
In its fourth season, the Emmy and Critics Choice winning SHOWTIME series Masters of Sex arrives on CraveTV. Michael Sheen returns as Dr. William Masters opposite Lizzie Caplan's Virginia Johnson, playing the two real-life pioneers of sexual health in the 1960s. With a cast that also features Niecy Nash, Teddy Sears and Sarah Silverman, the history of sex becomes dramatically sexy.SHOWTIME
HOMEGROWN: THE COUNTER-TERROR DILEMMAAvailable February 10
The fight against terrorism does not have a simple solution. The ongoing battle to keep America safe from threats both foreign and domestic is examined in this gripping documentary, which, above all else, showcases why believing there is a simple answer to ending terrorisms, such as an unconstitutional ban, is unrealistic.HBO
NAKED AND AFRAID – Seasons 1-2Available February 10
What's worse that being stranded in a desolate outdoor environment with no food, no water, and a perfect stranger? Try doing it while being naked. Each episode follows one man and one woman who must work together to survive three weeks in nature, using only one personal item and the clothes on their back. Scratch that, there are no clothes. Be afraid. Be very afraid!Discovery
60 MINUTES SPORTS – Season 5, Episode 2Available February 15
If you've always thought of 60 Minutes as the investigative docu-series that covers the biggest news stories in one hour, you were right. But now you can add 'sports' to those stories! The long running investigative series is now taking on the world of athletics, featuring in-depth interviews with some of the biggest athletes in sports history.SHOWTIME
VINYL – Season 1 PremiereAvailable February 17
What happens when you get Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Boardwalk Empire writer Terence Winter on the same email chain? An HBO series starring Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, and Ray Romano that's gritty, dramatic, and man, does it ever have a great soundtrack. If you're going to cover New York and music in the 1970s, there's no pair better than Scorsese and Jagger.HBO
MASTERCHEF CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN 2017Available February 17
We always thought one of the best parts about being a celebrity was having your own chef, but for this group of celebs, they're doing everything they can to get in the kitchen and take on the heat. Watch Kal Penn, Cheryl Hines, Jordana Brewster, Anthony Anderson, Ronde Barber and Tiki Barber battle to see who has what it takes to be crowned a Masterchef.Masterchef
MY CAT FROM HELL – Season 4Available February 17
Do you know a cat from hell? Then Jackson Galaxy is your guy. The cat guru has over 15 years of experience dealing with killer cats and he's sharing his tricks with frustrated friends of furry four-legged creatures. Each episode features Galaxy helping a cat owner turn their feline from foe to friend, with more than a few hairballs along the way.Discovery
ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER – Season 3Available February 17
In season 3, Alaskan family the Kilchers may be entering the summer months, but that doesn't mean it's time for a vacation. Their life off the grid means that not completing the necessary jobs and food gathering during the warm months could mean death come winter.Discovery
SHOWTIME – BILLIONS – Season 2 PremiereAvailable February 19
The second season of the critically acclaimed SHOWTIME series Billions premieres on CraveTV Sunday, February 19 at 10 pm ET. The new season picks up with U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) and hedge fund king Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) attempting to climb their way back to the top of the food chain. Watch new episodes every Sunday at 10 pm ET on CraveTV.SHOWTIME
HOWIE MANDEL ALL-STAR COMEDY GALAAvailable February 24
Canadian comedian Howie Mandel heads home to Montreal for the Just For Laughs festival where he's joined by some of today's biggest comedians. Featuring Jay Pharoah (SNL), Iliza Shlesigner (Forever 31), JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm), and Russell Peters, Mandel returns to the stage for a hilarious night of comedy.Getty Images
SHOWTIME - PRISON FIGHTERS: 5 ROUNDS TO FREEDOMAvailable February 24
In Thailand prisons, a life sentence comes with no chance of release. That is, unless a prisoner can literally fight their way to freedom. Watch as SHOWTIME's cameras uncover the controversial ruling that allows prisoners to win their freedom by competing in Muay Thai fights.SHOWTIME
BECOMING MIKE NICHOLSAvailable February 24
Mike Nichols, a Grammy, Tony, BAFTA, Emmy, Golden Globe, and Peabody award winning director has been behind some of the biggest Broadway shows and films of the past five decades, including The Graduate and The Birdcage. But what do we know about the man behind the camera? HBO explores the incredible life of Nichols with intimate interviews with the ground-breaking artist filmed before his death in 2015.HBO
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL – Season 6 PremiereAvailable February 24
Absurd, outrageous, hilarious, and heartfelt. All these words and more can be used to described Childrens Hospital, a comedy series spearheaded by actor Rob Corddry and featuring a hilarious cast that includes Lake Bell, Rob Huebel, Ken Marino, Megan Mullaly, Malin Akerman, Henry Winkler and more. Watch as a group of misfit doctors divide their time between saving lives and getting laid.CraveTV
TOGETHERNESS – Seasons 1-2Available February 24
Togetherness is what happens when four 40-something adults try to restart their careers and hang onto their relationships while co-habitating as a foursome. With a 90 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a cast that includes Mark Duplass, Amanda Peet, Melanie Lynskey, and Steve Zissis, Togetherness makes failing look fun.HBO