The begin of the 12 months — January — introduced the primary genuinely good sequence for Apple TV+ in Little America, an anthology about immigrants from the makers of The Big Sick and Master of None. It additionally introduced in regards to the finish of BoJack Horseman, the most effective animated reveals of our time. Meanwhile on home shores, each Netflix’s Jamtara, about small-town youngsters pulling off phishing scams, and Amazon’s The Forgotten Army, centred on the Subhash Chandra Bose-led Indian National Army from Kabir Khan, had been a let-down, particularly as a result of they’d lots of potential to start with.
January additionally noticed the return of Seinfeld co-creator Larry David’s comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm after two years. And then there was the return of Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) in Star Trek: Picard, almost twenty years on from his final look. Both have been well-received and can proceed airing throughout February. Speaking of the brand new month and returnees, we now have new seasons of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Narcos: Mexico, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver to look ahead to. Elsewhere, Al Pacino shall be searching Nazis, Carrie Mathison has her final hurrah, and Anthony Mackie dons a brand new sleeve.
Here’s our February 2020 TV information, which incorporates reveals on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Apple TV+, and Comedy Central.
Taj Mahal 1989
When: February TBA
Sheeba Chaddha (Badhaai Ho), Danish Hussain (Bard of Blood), Neeraj Kabi (Talvar), and Geetanjali Kulkarni (Gullak) star in this “nostalgic exploration of love and longing set against the backdrop of the eponymous monument in Agra.” Made by Viacom18’s digital content material arm Tipping Point, and created by Pushpendra Nath Misra (Ghoomketu).
When: February 4
In the late eighties, McDonald’s tied up with Monopoly for a contest in the US. In 2000, investigators uncovered a nationwide conspiracy and fraud amounting to $24 million, involving an ex-cop and safety chief, who had been stealing essentially the most precious recreation items and giving them away to his family and friends. This true crime sequence paperwork the way it occurred for over a decade. Mark Wahlberg is an govt producer.
Locke & Key
When: February 7
After a failed TV pilot and movie trilogy plan, Joe Hill’s eponymous comedian ebook sequence is lastly getting a sequence therapy. In it, three siblings and a single mom transfer to their ancestral Massachusetts house after the homicide of their father. There, they uncover magical keys that grant them entry to a wide range of powers and are subsequently hunted by a demon who additionally desires the keys. Lost showrunner Carlton Cuse is a part of the inventive workforce.
Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
When: February 7
Where: Apple TV+
From the inventive workforce of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia — Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Megan Ganz — comes a brand new comedy a couple of workforce of online game builders who’re engaged on a highly regarded title. McElhenney additionally stars alongside Danny Pudi (Community), F. Murray Abraham (Homeland), Imani Hakim (Everybody Hates Chris), and David Hornsby (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia). Already renewed for season 2.
When: February 8
In its fourth season on HBO — after six on Vimeo as a Web sequence — Ben Sinclair’s weed supply man The Guy has a brand new canine companion in the sidecar of his new transport automobile, a motorbike. Events shall be unfold out throughout a 12 months and give attention to “cycles of renewal, webs of human connections, and putting down roots” in New York. Nick Kroll, Rebecca Hall, Larry Owens, and Calvin Leon Smith be a part of returning visitor stars.
When: February 10
Where: Comedy Central
The much-loved comedy enters its seventh season with a little bit of shake-up on the 9-9 once more, as Andre Braugher’s Captain Holt is knocked down to a visitors beat cop owing to the occasions of the sixth season finale. Nicole Bilderback (Dawson’s Creek) takes his place as the brand new chief. Both Lin-Manuel Miranda and Chelsea Peretti, who play Amy Santiago’s brother and Gina Linetti, are anticipated to visitor star. Begins with a one-hour particular, airing February 6 in the US.
When: February 10
How is that this nonetheless a factor? Well, for what it is value, Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) will return for the ultimate time in the eighth season of this spy thriller. As she recovers from her imprisonment in a Russian gulag, she can even want to assist her mentor Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin), who as National Security Advisor to the US President, is distributed to Afghanistan to work on peace with the Taliban.
When: February 13
In the second season of this spin-off, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (Diego Luna) struggles to preserve management over his rising empire, thanks to friction between the assorted “plazas” which can be a part of his Guadalajara cartel, the torrent of American retribution thanks to the demise of DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Peña) in the primary season, and the actions of maverick DEA agent Walt Breslin (Scoot McNairy), who leads Operation Leyenda.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
When: February 17
The titular comic returns together with his titular weekly information satire present for the seventh 12 months. HBO hasn’t introduced what subjects shall be tackled — the trailer beneath is a celebration of season 6 — although the 2020 American election season will little doubt prominently function throughout the season, which historically ends in November, across the similar time a brand new US President shall be elected.
When: February 21
Where: Amazon Prime Video
In his first common sequence function, Al Pacino performs considered one of many Nazi hunters residing in 1977 New York, who’ve found a conspiracy that goals to set up a “Fourth Reich” in the US. Created by newcomer David Weil and govt produced by Jordan Peele. Pacino stars alongside Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson movies), Kate Mulvany (The Great Gatsby), Tiffany Boone (The Following), Carol Kane (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Saul Rubinek (Wall Street), and Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother).
I Am Not Okay with This
When: February 26
From the director of The End of the F*ing World, Jonathan Entwistle, and the producer of Stranger Things, Shawn Levy, this can be a coming-of-age story of “a teenage girl who’s navigating the trials and tribulations of high school, all while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and — mysterious superpowers that are just beginning to awaken deep within her.” Based on the Charles Forsman graphic novel.
When: February 27
Anthony Mackie replaces Joel Kinnaman as Takeshi Kovacs in the second season of the sci-fi cyberpunk sequence, which returns after a two-year hole. In it, Kovacs will return to his house planet of Harlan’s World with the objective of finding his misplaced love Quellcrist Falconer (Renée Elise Goldsberry), who solely appeared in visions and flashbacks in the primary season. Simone Missick (Luke Cage), Dina Shihabi (Jack Ryan) additionally star. Based on Richard Okay. Morgan’s novel trilogy.
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We’ll have an in depth round-up of upcoming TV reveals every month, however we do know a good bit in regards to the future already.
Amazing Stories: Season 1 / March 6, Apple TV+
Better Things: Season 4 / March 6, Hotstar
Westworld: Season 3 / March 16, Hotstar
The Plot Against America / March 17, Hotstar
Ozark: Season 3 / March 27, Netflix