Premieres For The Week Of February 7th, 2021

We have everything happening in TV and film this week, including ‘The Equalizer’, ‘Clarice’, ‘To All The Boys: Always and Forever’, ‘The Super Bowl’, and more!

Briana Phipps

AfterBuzz TV Producer, Host & Writer
Posted On: February 7th, 2021 1:05 pm pst

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Sunday February 7th

Crikey! It’s the Irwins 

The third season of the wildlife series premieres. The show stars the late Steve Irwins wife Terri, and children Bindi and Robert. We see them as they continue their mission to bring people closer to animals by traveling around the world, caring for animals in different settings. New episodes will be available every Sunday at 3:01 AM/ET on Discovery+.

The Equalizer 

The new series is based on older series, but this time having a woman talk the lead. Queen Latifah will star as Robyn McCall, a woman with a mysterious background who uses her skills to help those who need it and have nowhere else to turn. The cast also includes Chris Noth as William Bishop, Lorraine Toussaint as Viola “Aunt Vi” Marsette, Tory Kittles as Det. Marcus Dante, Adam Goldberg as Harry Keshegian, Liza Lapira as Melody Bayani and Laya DeLeon Hayes as Delilah. New episodes will air every Sunday at 8 PM/ET on CBS.

Super Bowl LV 

The 2021 Super Bowl will see the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers go head to head. This year will be different as it’s the first Super Bowl in quarantine. Since it is in Florida there will be an audience allowed, although it will be a partial capacity. The game will air at 3:30 PM/PT on CBS.

Monday February 8th 

Battlebots: Bounty Hunters 

The new series brings robots from all over the world to battle it out. The series will not only feature the fights but also highlight the design and build of all the robots, as well as the back stories of the builders. The series will be 6 episodes long with 4 episodes airing the first week, with the following 2 episodes will air over the next two Mondays. The episodes will be available on Mondays at 3:01 AM/ET on Discovery+.

Black Lightning 

Almost one year after the last season finale, the 4th and final season of the DC super hero show premieres. We will continue to follow Jefferson, who is now a high school counselor, as he fights against local corruption. While the details on the new season are pretty vague, we can be sure there will be some big storyline with Painkiller as there is a spinoff starring the character in the works. New episodes of the show will air every Monday at 9 PM/ET on The CW.

Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition 

The new spinoff series will feature cast members from all four of the Love & Hip Hop cities. The series will touch on relevant topics including hip-hop, marriage and divorce, healing broken families, entrepreneurship and the BLM movement. The cast will include, Apryl Jones, Bambi, Erica Dixon, Fizz, Joy Young, Judy Harris (Mendeecees’ mom), Karlie Redd, Momma Dee, Mendeecees, Ray J, Paris Phillips, Scrappy, Trick Daddy, Trina, Sierra Gates, Yandy Smith-Harris and Yung Joc with special appearances by Tamika D. Mallory, social justice leader and co-founder of social justice organization Until Freedom, and hip-hop artist and activist Mysonne. There will be 6 episodes with new episodes airing every Monday at 8 PM/ET on VH1.

Tuesday February 9th 

Basketball Wives 

The popular reality show returns for it’s 9th season after almost a year and a half of being off the air. The series will continue to chronicle the events of the wives lives with this season seeing them handle pandemic and social injustices as well. New episodes will be available every Tuesday at 8 PM/ET on VH1.

Chopped Sweets 

The popular cooking show returns for its second season. Four pastry chefs will battle against each other for $10,000. They use baffling and sometimes unconventional ingredients to make delicious and thoughtful desserts. New episodes will be available every Tuesday at 3:01 AM/ET on Discovery+.

The Food That Built America 

The second season of the show that takes us through America’s culinary past premieres. series includes expert commentary from celebrity chefs, food writers, and entrepreneurs such as Adam Richman, Marcus Samuelsson and Rza. This season will see some of the most recognized brands Pizza Hut, Oreo, Kraft, McDonalds, Cheetos and more. The season will be 15 episodes long. Though the series premieres on Tuesday February 9th at 10 PM/ET, the series will then move to it’s normal time on February 14th, with new episodes airing every Sunday after at 9 PM/ET on History.

Fright Club 

The new series sees Jack Osbourne and Ghost Brothers Dalen Spratt, Marcus Harvey and Juwan Mass compete to freak each other out with the creepiest, craziest, most mind-blowing paranormal footage they can find. The series will be 10 episodes long with 3 episodes airing the first week. New episodes will be available every Tuesday at 3:01 AM/ET on Discovery+.

Wednesday February 10th 

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

The new series dives into one of the most famous haunted hotels in America. The Cecil Hotel, which offered part of the inspiration for American Horror Story: Hotel, rose to fame through many mysterious deaths, and the mystery of Elisa Lam. The entire series will be available on Wednesday February 10th on Netflix.

Tough as Nails 

The competition series is back for a second season. The show follows everyday hard working Americans as they compete in challenges that take place at real-world job sites including farms, construction sites, high rise buildings, fishing boats and a Pick-a-Part where they need to build a drivable car. The winner is given the honor being crowned champion and getting the Tough as Nails belt, though the others can still win cash prizes in team competitions throughout the season. The cast includes a steelworker, pipe welder, travel nurse, UPS delivery driver, retired Air Force colonel who was a combat aviator for the Navy and Air Force, among others. Phil Keoghan is the creator, host and showrunner. The season will be 10 episodes long with new episodes airing every Wednesday at 8 PM/ET on CBS.

Thursday February 11th 

Clarice 

The new series follows Clarice Starling one year after Silence of the Lambs took place. She will continue to confront her past and family secrets that haunt her while proving herself as a woman in a male driven career. New episodes will air every Thursday at 10 PM/ET on CBS.

Lovers’ Lane Murders 

Just in time for Valentines Day, the new mini-series will examine the murders that happened over a 4 year period in Virginia. Every year within the same 3 week time-span, numerous young couples were murdered while parked at a popular lovers’ lane. Now, 30 years later, the killer or killers are still unknown. The series will try to connect all the murders to a serial killer, even though none of DNA, fingerprints, or weapons match. The 4 part series will air over 2 nights, with 2 episodes airing Thursday and Friday at 9 PM/ET on Oxygen.

Friday February 12th 

Are You Afraid of the Dark? 

The second season of the scary story reboot premieres. The series is based on the 90’s anthology show of the same name. The new season will be called ‘Curse of the Shadows’ and follows an all-new Midnight Society group of kids who learn of the terrifying curse cast over their small seaside town, and are haunted by a mysterious creature known as the Shadowman. It will be 3 episodes long with new episodes airing every Friday at 8 PM/ET on Nickelodeon.

Buried by the Bernards 

The new reality series follows the Bernards as they manage their budget-friendly funeral home while helping grieving families say farewell. The entire 1st season will be available on Friday February 12th on Netflix.

Hip Hop Uncovered 

The new docu-series will examine the genre of hip hop from the street culture that created it. It shows how America helped define hip hop and how it became as big as it is today. The series will be 6 episodes long and air 2 episodes every Friday at 9 PM/ET on FX.

If I Can’t Have You: The Jodi Arias Story 

The special takes a closer look into the murder of  Travis Alexander and Jodi Arias’ involvement. It will show the crime scene, scenes of the trial and excerpts from Arias’ journal. It also will feature interviews with Arias’ defense attorney, friends of Alexander and family members of Arias as it aims to determine if Jodi Arias is a sociopathic murderer, or a misunderstood woman who actually acted in self-defense. The special will be available on February 12th on Discovery+.

Inside Pixar 

The second series of the animation studio premieres. The documentary series shares personal and cinematic stories that provide an inside look into the people, artistry, and culture of Pixar Animation Studios. The entire second season will be available on February 12th on Disney+.

Judas and the Black Messiah

The film, which is based on true events, follows petty criminal William O’Neal who agrees to work as an informant for the FBI to infiltrate the Black Panther Party and take down the chairman of the Illinois chapter, Frank Hampton. The film will air simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max on Friday February 12th.

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things 

The film follows teens Mark and Margaret as they meet and fall for each other. However, the two are stuck in a time loop, re-living the same day. Perhaps it’s their similar predicaments that draw them to each other, but Mark and Margaret soon form a magnetic partnership. The film chronicles their explosive relationship, and how they approach attempting to escape their never-ending day. The film will be available on Friday February 12th on Amazon Prime.

Nadiya Bakes 

The new series follows Nadiya Hussain as she returns to baking, her happy place, and spotlights creative kindred spirits. The entire first season will be available on Friday February 12th on Netflix.

To All The Boys: Always and Forever 

The third film in the series follows Lara Jean Covey as she prepares for the end of high school and the start of adulthood. A pair of life-changing trips leads her to reimagine what life with her family, friends, and Peter will look like after graduation. The film will be available on Friday February 12th on Netflix.

About The Author:

Briana Phipps is a host, producer, and scheduling coordinator for AfterBuzz TV. She is currently the host for Teen Mom News Weekly and is your go to for all things Broadway! Whether you want to discuss intense TV dramas, the latest reality scoops, or the best guilty pleasures to watch she’s got you covered!

Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, artist-friendly AfterBuzz TV is the world’s largest digital broadcast network and pop culture news platform, producing post-game ‘after-shows’ for nearly all favorite TV shows, interviewing cast and showrunners and providing the widest video, audio and article coverage of shows, content and influencers than any entertainment news platforms in existence

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