February may be the shortest month, but thanks to this year’s arctic freeze, it’s already feeling like the longest. The good news is that Crave has a huge line up of new shows and movies to keep you entertained when the thought of venturing out into the snow is just too much. Snow way, Jose.
CTV’s hit music series The Launch returns with new singers, new mentors, and new songs you’ll want to download immediately. Star Trek: Discovery is also back for Season 2, with episodes added to Crave following their broadcast debut on Space.
If you’re in the mood for a movie, try the Black History Month or Oscar Collection, which includes award show favourites like Selma, Malcolm X, Million Dollar Baby, Milk, The King’s Speech and more.
All this, plus a new season of Peppa Pig, big names in political comedy, and more coming to Crave in February.
The Launch, Cardinal, Peppa Pig and more Crave titles to stream in February
THE LAUNCH, SEASON 2New episodes every Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET.
CTV’s The Launch is back and even bigger this season, with a new line-up of A-list mentors ready to dish out advice to up-and-coming artists from across Canada. Each week, five artists will audition for the chance to record an original song and have it launched by a team of mentors, including Ryan Tedder, Sarah McLachlan, Bryan Adams, Bebe Rexha and more. Stream new episodes on Crave every Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET immediately following the broadcast debut on CTV.Crave
PEPPA PIG, SEASON 2February 15
It’s too cold out to blink your eyes, let alone play with your kids. So it’s days like these when we ignore studies on screen time and embrace the show that is giving our Canadian children an English accent.Entertainment One
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, SEASON 2New episodes every Friday
Following a critically acclaimed first season, Star Trek: Discovery returns with more drama and adventures set a decade before the original Star Trek. This season begins with the Discovery ship receiving a mysterious stellar signal that lands the crew on a planet with an unknown human population. New episodes of Star Trek: Discovery are added to Crave following the broadcast debut on Space.Crave
2 DOPE QUEENS, SEASON 2February 9
Comedians Phoebe Robinson (Broad City) and Jessica Williams (The Daily Show) return with Season 2 of their hilarious hour-long comedy special that is a mix of stand-up and interviews. This season, the writing and acting duo discuss sex playlists and childhood memories with guests like Lupita Nyong’o, Daniel Radcliffe, Janet Mock, Keegan-Michael Key and more.Crave
LAST WEEK TONIGHT, SEASON 6New episodes every Sunday at 11 p.m. starting February 17
John Oliver is back to make Sunday nights a time to be educated on local and world news without getting disillusioned…or bored. Oliver’s Last Week Tonight hilariously and helpfully breaks down heavy topics like Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs and the Iran Nuclear Deal so that you can actually sound like you know what you’re talking about when standing around the water cooler.Crave
Jeffrey Wright is taking a break from playing a robot with a heart on Westworld to inhabit the life of Louis, a man who has spent most of his life in jail for a violent crime. Shot inside an active maximum-security prison, the new drama follows Louis during the months before he’s set to be released from prison, when he must decide whether to risk his freedom and help a fellow inmate or face a world he hasn’t been a part of for 24 years.Crave
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHERNew episodes every Friday at 10 p.m. ET
Bill Maher is always right. That is, according to Bill Maher. The political comedian returns with new episodes of his late night show every Friday, where the week’s biggest headlines (almost always Trump-related) are discussed with a rotating guest list of politicians, authors, celebrities, and people who can’t stand Maher. It’s uncomfortable, but it makes for compelling TV.Crave
CARDINAL, SEASON 3New episodes every Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET.
The Canadian series Cardinal is back and more captivating than ever. In Season 3, Detective John Cardinal (Billy Campbell) becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth behind what he sees as his wife’s staged suicide, while his partner Detective Lisa Delorme (Karine Vanasse) tries to determine whether Cardinal is blinded by grief or the only one seeing the truth. Watch new episodes of Cardinal on Crave the day before they premiere on CTV (Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET).Crave
NEW MOVIESFebruary 1
Crave is adding an exciting batch of new movies in February, including an Oscar collection with titles like Million Dollar Baby, The King’s Speech, Milk and the 1976 version of A Star Is Born (less Gaga, more Babs). The Black History Month collection includes The Colour Purple, Selma, and Malcolm X, while new movies like Deadpool 2 (watch Vancouver get blown up by its own son Ryan Reynolds) will make for entertaining lazy days on the couch.Twentieth Century Fox
DETROITERS, SEASON 2February 8
We don’t want to tell you what to do, but watch Detroiters. Created by IRL BFFs Sam Richardson (Veep) and Tim Robinson (SNL), the pair play TV BFFs who run a small ad agency in, obviously, Detroit. It’s got the heartfelt friendship of Broad City, the oddball comedy of Dumb and Dumber, and the brilliance of Key and Peele (Keegan-Michael Key even guest stars, along with Tim Meadows, Cecily Strong, Michael Che and Jason Sudeikis, who is also the executive producer). Plus, it really makes you want to visit Detroit.Comedy Central
TRUE DETECTIVE, SEASON 3New episodes every Sunday
HBO’s True Detective is returning, and early reviews indicate it’s more similar to the series’ critically acclaimed first season than its second season train wreck. Season 3 stars Oscar winner and Golden Globe nominee Mahershala Ali as a state police detective investigating a grisly crime in the Ozarks. Set over three time periods, the return of True Detective promises the expert storytelling of its first iteration. Seasons 1 and 2 (meh) are streaming now on Crave.Crave
CRASHING, SEASON 3New episodes every Sunday
Pete Holmes returns as Pete Holmes, the lovable divorcee who is trying to make it in the world of comedy while still being a nice guy. Featuring appearances by John Mulaney, Amy Schumer and more, Season 3 of the autobiographical Crashing appears to feature the on-screen introduction of Holmes’ wife Val, with a new look-a-like character named Kat. Val. Kat. The creativity is endless. Seasons 1 and 2 are streaming now on Crave along with Holmes’ hilarious new special Dirty Clean.Crave
HIGH MAINTENANCE, SEASON 3New episodes every Sunday
The Guy and his weed are back to pedal the streets of New York City and dole out marijuana laced with advice. This season, The Guy is going from two wheels to-- actually, how many wheels are on a RV? That’s how many wheels he has. Seasons 1 and 2 are streaming now on Crave.Crave
BLACK MONDAYNew episodes every Sunday
From the guys that brought you Superbad, Pineapple Express and This Is The End comes Black Monday, a series about the worst financial crash in the history of Wall Street. Stay with us here. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg cast Don Cheadle, Regina King and Andrew Rannells as a group of outsiders who helped bring down the biggest financial market in the world on October 19, 1987. It was a Monday, obvi.Crave
SMILF, SEASON 2New episodes every Sunday
Frankie Shaw is back as writer, director and star of the SHOWTIME comedy SMILF, which features Shaw as Bridgette Bird, a single mom living in Boston’s South Side and trying to survive parenthood, dating, and turning pay cheques into a career. How do you like them apples? Sorry, wrong Boston reference. Rosie O’Donnell returns as Bird’s mother, who is equal parts rough, loving, and hilarious. Season 1 of SMILF is streaming now on Crave.Crave
COUNTERPART, SEASON 2New episodes every Sunday
With a 100 per cent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the only question we really have about J.K. Simmons' Counterpart is ‘why aren’t you watching it?’ Simmons returns in the double role of Howard Silk and Prime, two men straddling parallel worlds. Season 1 of Counterpart is streaming now on Crave.Crave