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Binge watch these 15 dope shows in February

Now that S8 of The Walking Dead has shuffled on and off our screens like a rotting corpse who’s gnawed their own limbs off in boredom, we have a revolutionary idea to share with you: It’s time to stop watching the show.

Binge watch these 15 dope shows in February

With Valentine’s Day loitering in the middle of the month like cupid with a grudge, February is all about showing some love. If TV is one of your great loves, plenty of shows premiering and returning in February will keep you dotting all your i’s with hearts. With tense dramas, horrors, comedies, and even a podcast-turned-show in the mix, your viewing schedule will be busy. So set some calendar reminders, because you won’t want to miss out on these gems.

February 2

2 Dope Queens

Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson’s uproarious podcast gets visual on HBO, with four hour-long specials directed by Tig Notaro. Featuring guests like Tituss Burgess and Sarah Jessica Parker, it’s a must-see.  

Altered Carbon

Based on the cyberpunk novel you likely borrowed off your edgy crush in high school, Netflix’s adaptation of the classic sci-fi noir looks full of sex, murder, and digital consciousness issues. What’s not to like? Film Daily had the pleasure of screening the whole series back in December (twice) and predict this is going to be the latest Netflix Originals break out hit.

February  7

Queer Eye

The revolutionary show that imparted queer lifestyle wisdom upon straight men in the early 00s is back. It’s the same show, but on Netflix, and with a new fab five. Let’s learn the right way to shave this time around, fellas.

February 11

Homeland

Fans were delighted to find Homeland had returned to form in season 6 and were left salivating for more during its gripping finale. Season 7 can’t come fast enough.

Here And Now

Alan Ball’s latest dark dramedy premiering on HBO stars Holly Hunter and Tim Robbins. If it’s anywhere near as great as Six Feet Under, we expect to be immediately hooked.

February 16

Mozart in the Jungle

Keeping classical music sexy since 2014, the Gael García Bernal-led show will be giving fans a whole new set of melodies to enjoy when season 4 premieres on Amazon Prime.

February 23

Seven Seconds

Netflix’s new topical drama follows the tense aftermath of a coverup involving a black teenager accidentally killed by a white police officer.

The Tick

Spoon! The irreverent superhero comedy will finally be returning to Amazon to finish its first season. Talk about keeping us wanting more.

February 25

The Walking Dead

By now, most fans know a major death could be waiting in the wings when season 8 continues on AMC. You might want to prepare yourself in advance for the typically harrowing midseason premiere.

Ash vs Evil Dead

Grab your boom stick, because the deadite-destroying gang are back on Starz for season 3. And this time, Ash is up against a real terror: being a father.

February 26

Living Biblically

From one father in crisis mode to another, this new CBS comedy follows an expecting dad who decides to abide by the strict word of the bible in a bid to better himself.

Good Girls

Good Girls has a phenomenal cast including Christina Hendricks, Retta, and Matthew Lillard. But the story, in which three suburban moms pull off a colossal robbery and struggle with its aftermath, also makes the premiere of this NBC dramedy essential viewing.

iZombie

You’ll want to restock your hot sauce supplies, because everyone’s favorite undead comedy crime caper is returning to The CW for season 4.

UnReal

Lifetime’s critically acclaimed series has made some bold statements about reality TV and society in previous seasons, which looks set to continue with the premiere of season 3.

February 28

The Looming Tower

Based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Hulu’s newest drama traces the threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda throughout the 90s while a rivalry erupted between the FBI and the CIA.

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Amy Roberts is a freelance writer who occasionally moonlights as a hapless punk musician. She’s written about pop culture for websites like Bustle, i-D, and The Mary Sue, and is the co-creator of Clarissa Explains F*ck All. She likes watching horror movies with her cat and eating too much sugar.

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