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#TheBigDeal — February 2023

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February offers new and exciting programming you can watch on your favorite device. First and foremost, Super Bowl 57! Watch the Super Bowl live on the AFN|now app and join in the celebration of America’s most watched sporting event! Don’t miss the game, live, on AFN television and the AFN Now app. The big game comes your way Monday, February 13th! Stay tuned to AFN radio and television for more on this year’s big game

February is Black History Month and AFN TV has plenty of great programs to celebrate the month. From movies to prime time programming we’ve got you covered!

And snuggle up with your better half for some Valentine's Day movies as well. Get the champagne and chocolates ready for some real tearjerkers and heartwarming stories as well.

For more information on all of AFN TV's programming, including airtimes in your area – be sure to check our schedule.

Have a great month and thank you for watching AFN TV!

Go to TopNew Series

AFN|pulse 10:00pm CET/JKT Tuesday, February 14th


Hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Nikki Bella, the series will see Shelton open the doors of his Nashville-based bar Ole Red to welcome a rowdy crowd for live music sing-alongs and well-loved bar games — with a twist! With Daly behind the bar and Shelton on stage, Bella will keep the competition fierce and set the stakes as celebrity friends go head-to-head in games such as Air Cannon Cornhole, Keg Curling, Drunken Axe Hole, Sharts (“Shelton Darts”) and many more.


Down Home Fab
AFN|pulse 8:00pm CET/JKT Thursday, February 16th

Down Home Fab

Chelsea and Cole DeBoer navigate the most challenging chapter of their lives as they create and build a design business and take on client renovations, all while raising four young children.


Go to TopSpecials & Events

The 65th Annual Grammy Awards
AFN|prime 7:00pm CET/JKT Monday, February 6th

The 65th Annual Grammy Awards

Trevor Noah hosts festivities at the arena in Los Angeles honoring excellence in the recording industry as voted on by the Recording Academy's membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers and engineers. Beyonce leads the pack with nine nominations -- leaving her tied with Jay-Z as the most-nominated artists in Grammy history with 88 nods -- followed by Kendrick Lamar with eight, and Adele and Brandi Carlisle with seven each.


Puppy Bowl XIX
AFN|family 4:00pm CET/JKT Monday, February 13th

Puppy Bowl XIX

Puppy Bowl, the original and longest running call-to-adoption TV event, returns for its 19th Year. The three-hour television matchup will showcase more puppies, more animal shelters and rescues and more inspiring adoption stories than ever before as the puppy players from Team Ruff and Team Fluff take to the gridiron in the Puppy Bowl stadium to win the Wayfair “Lombarky” trophy.


Go to TopMovie Premieres

Age of SummerPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, February 10th

Age of Summer

A determined teenage boy struggles to find acceptance within the Jr. Lifeguards of Hermosa Beach while juggling relationships and challenges in the summer of 1986. TV-MA


Marry MePremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, February 11th

Marry Me

Pop superstar Kat Valdez is about to get married before an audience of her loyal fans. However, seconds before the ceremony, she learns about her fiance's cheating ways and has a meltdown on stage. In a moment of inspired insanity, Kat locks eyes with a total stranger in the crowd and marries him on the spot. As forces conspire to separate the unlikely newlyweds, they must soon decide if two people from such different worlds can find true love together.


AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, February 17th


A man and his sister discover something sinister in the skies above their California horse ranch, while the owner of a nearby theme park tries to profit from the mysterious, otherworldly phenomenon. TV-MA


On the Come UpPremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, February 18th

On the Come Up

Sixteen-year-old Brianna Jackson is a gifted rapper who plans to take the battle rap scene by storm to lift up her family and do right by the legacy of her father, a local hip-hop legend whose career was cut short by gang violence. However, when her first hit song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, she finds herself torn between the authenticity that got her this far and the false persona that the industry wants to impose on her.


The Little ThingsPremiere
AFN|movie 11:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, February 24th

The Little Things

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case. TV-MA


AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, February 25th


Treasure hunter Victor "Sully" Sullivan recruits street-smart Nathan Drake to help him recover a 500-year-old lost fortune amassed by explorer Ferdinand Magellan. What starts out as a heist soon becomes a globe-trotting, white-knuckle race to reach the prize before the ruthless Santiago Moncada can get his hands on it. If Sully and Nate can decipher the clues and solve one of the world's oldest mysteries, they stand to find $5 billion in treasure -- but only if they can learn to work together.


Go to TopMade-for-TV Movies

A Dangerous Affair
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed February 1
Pilates instructor Amélie Didot begins a steamy love affair with one of her handsome clients, journalist Pierce Dalton. However, when a killer develops an erotic obsession with Pierce, Amélie finds herself in the middle of a deadly love triangle.
Greed: A Seven Deadly Sins Story
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed February 8
When interior decorator Zuri Maxwell meets handsome benefactor and entrepreneur Godfrey Anderson, she compromises the values and morals that should guide her in an effort to be part of the moneyed world she so desperately wants to be part of.
Hider in My House
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed February 15
As Molly Bachman settles into the apartment of her dreams, she discovers a hidden entrance to another apartment within the walls.
Sister With a Secret
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed February 22
After a teenage girl goes missing, her family must figure out her secrets to find out the kidnapper's identity and motive.

Go to TopBlack History Month Celebration

Native American Heritage Month Movies

Judas and the Black MessiahPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, February 3rd

Judas and the Black Messiah

FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O'Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton's political prowess grows just as he's falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands? TV-MA


A Journal for JordanPremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, February 4th

A Journal for Jordan

A Journal for Jordan is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back at home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the film is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.


The HelpSpecial
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, February 5th

The Help

In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen, the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.


Antwone FisherSpecial
AFN|movie 9:30pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, February 5th

Antwone Fisher

Denzel Washington makes his triumphant directorial debut and Derek Luke shines in his first big-screen role in Antwone Fisher. Inspired by a true life story, Antwone Fisher tells the dramatic story of a troubled sailor (Luke) who embarks on a remarkable journey to confront his painful past--and connect with the family he never knew.


AFN|movie 9:30pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, February 7th


With the nation embroiled in still another year with the high death count of Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln brings the full measure of his passion, humanity, and political skill to what would become his defining legacy: to end the war and permanently abolish slavery through the 13th Amendment. Having great courage, acumen and moral fortitude, Lincoln pushes forward to compel the nation, and those in government who oppose him, to aim toward a greater good for all mankind.


Straight Outta ComptonSpecial
AFN|movie 12:00am (CET/JKT) Sunday, February 12th

Straight Outta Compton

In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history. TV-MA


Go to TopValentine's Day

AFN|movie 12:30pm (CET/JKT) Tuesday, February 14th


James Cameron's "Titanic" is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic; the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the time, the largest moving object ever built. She was the most luxurious liner of her era -- the "ship of dreams" -- which ultimately carried over 1,500 people to their death in the ice cold waters of the North Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.


The NotebookSpecial
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Tuesday, February 14th

The Notebook

In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams) are desperately in love. But her parents don't approve. When Noah goes off to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved with another man (James Marsden). But when Noah returns to their small town years later, on the cusp of Allie's marriage, it soon becomes clear that their romance is anything but over.


When Harry Met SallySpecial
AFN|movie 11:30pm (CET/JKT) Tuesday, February 14th

When Harry Met Sally

In 1977, college graduates Harry Burns and Sally Albright share a contentious car ride from Chicago to New York, during which they argue about whether men and women can ever truly be strictly platonic friends. Ten years later, Harry and Sally meet again at a bookstore, and in the company of their respective best friends, Jess (Bruno Kirby) and Marie (Carrie Fisher), attempt to stay friends without sex becoming an issue between them.


Go to TopReturning Series

The Flash 9 Fri February 10 AFN|spectrum 9:00pm
American Idol 21 Mon February 20 AFN|spectrum 7:00pm
Magnum P.I. 5 Wed February 22 AFN|spectrum 8:00pm
The Blacklist 10 Mon February 27 AFN|spectrum 9:00pm

CREDITS— Contributing Writer/Editor: Kyle Hammit, Blog Layout and Design: Mark Middleton, January 31, 2023.

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#TheBigDeal — January 2023

Don’t sweep up the confetti and put away the party hats and horns just yet! A new year is upon us, and we have a great lineup of programming to kick off the year just right! Why not start the year with a party?! Join Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus as they celebrate the new year on A Toast to 2022... Miley’s New Years Eve Party!

It wouldn’t be New Years without college football bowl games. 2023 starts with a bang featuring the college football playoff semi-finals followed by a host of traditional contests filling out the bowl season. And don’t miss the national championship game!

NFLIf it’s football you want, football you got! The NFL regular season winds down and the playoffs loom, the path to the Super Bowl will play out on AFN throughout January. The NFL is now available on AFN Now too! You can stream the games for 7 days following the live event now through the playoffs and the Super Bowl. Go to, download the app, register, and start streaming today. Don't miss any of this year's playoffs and championship game!

The entertainment landscape features several season premieres and a few series premieres as well. And the month of new year movies highlights the celebration of Martin Luther King Day and more premieres throughout the month.

For more information on all of AFN TV's programming, including airtimes in your area – be sure to check our schedule.

Have a great month and thank you for watching AFN TV!

Go to TopNew Series

AFN|spectrum 11:00pm CET/JKT Sunday, January 1st


After wannabe singer Sasha fights with her ex and gets kicked out by her family, she's got to find her own way; a chance meeting with party girl Carly reveals a whole new world.


Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches
AFN|spectrum 10:00pm CET/JKT Friday, January 13th

Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches

Mayfair Witches focuses on an intuitive young neurosurgeon (Alexandra Daddario) who discovers that she is the unlikely heir to a family of witches.


The Last of Us
AFN|spectrum 10:00pm CET/JKT Monday, January 16th

The Last of Us

The series takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel, a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.


The Way Home
AFN|pulse 7:00pm CET/JKT Monday, January 23rd

The Way Home

The Way Home is a family drama that follows three generations of women who slowly work on finding their footing as a family. They embark on an enlightening – and surprising – journey none of them could have imagined as they learn how to find their way back to each other.


Go to TopSpecials & Events

Selma, Lord, Selma
AFN|movie 2:00pm CET/JKT Monday, January 16th

Selma, Lord, Selma

In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year-old girl is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when she joins others in the famed march from Selma to Montgomery.


AFN|movie 3:30pm CET/JKT Wednesday, January 16th


In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his followers pressed forward on an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, and their efforts culminated with President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.


Go to TopMovie Premieres

The ContractorPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, January 6th

The Contractor

Involuntarily discharged from the Army, a special forces sergeant lands a contract with a private underground military force. When his very first assignment goes awry, the elite soldier finds himself hunted and on the run, caught in a dangerous conspiracy and fighting to stay alive long enough to get home and uncover the true motives of those who betrayed him. TV-MA


Spiderman: No Way HomePremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, January 7th

Spiderman: No Way Home

Spider-Man's identity is revealed, bringing his Super Hero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk. When he enlists Doctor Strange’s help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in their world, releasing the most powerful villains who’ve ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe.


Mortal KombatPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, January 13th

Mortal Kombat

Hunted by the warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters and a rogue mercenary, Cole prepares to stand with Earth's greatest champions to battle the enemies from Outworld. TV-MA


Venom: Let There be CarnagePremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, January 14th

Venom: Let There be Carnage

Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom, one of MARVEL’s greatest and most complex characters. Eddie Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution.


The BelieverPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, January 20th

The Believer

Lucas suspects his wife is losing her mind when she claims demons are waging a war in their urban home. Eerie evidence is mounting that she may not actually be crazy after all, but what she's about to tell him next is that he must do the unthinkable. TV-MA


Ghostbusters: AfterlifePremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, January 21st

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman, comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. In Ghostbusters: Afterlife, when a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.


The ExpatPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, January 27th

The Expat

A PTSD stricken former American Marine on vacation in the Philippines becomes the prime suspect in a series of murders of his romantic partners. TV-MA


The Craft: LegacyPremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, January 28th

The Craft: Legacy

In Blumhouse’s continuation of the cult hit The Craft, an eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.


Go to TopMade-for-TV Movies

The Lost Girls
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed January 4
Four generations of Darling women deal with the aftermath of their adventures with Peter Pan in Neverland. Like her grandmother and her mother Jane before her, Wendy must escape Pan's hold on her and the promise he desperately wants her to keep.
Stolen by Their Father
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed January 18
Fueled by her own childhood kidnapping, Lizbeth fights to get her daughters back from her ex. One false move, and her ex-husband will vanish with her girls guaranteeing that Lizbeth will never see them again. Two false moves and he’ll make good on his promise to kill her.
Lies Between Friends
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed January 25
A wealthy family's life is upended when the 18-year-old daughter of a family friend comes to live with them for a few months.

Go to TopReturning Series

Tough As Nails 4 Thu January 5 AFN|prime 8:00pm
Kids Baking Championship 11 Sat January 7 AFN|family 6:00pm
Worst Cooks in America: Viral Sensations 25 Sun January 8 AFN|spectrum 2:00pm
Chesapeake Shores 6 Sun January 8 AFN|pulse 7:00pm
The Challenge: Ride or Dies 38 Sun January 8 AFN|pulse 9:00pm
The Last Cowboy 3 Thu January 12 AFN|prime 9:00pm
Tyler Perry's Sistas 5 Thu January 12 AFN|pulse 9:00pm
New Amsterdam 5 Wed January 18 AFN|pulse 9:00pm
Your Honor 2 Sat January 21 AFN|spectrum 11:00pm
Real Time with Bill Maher 21 Sun January 22 AFN|spectrum 11:00pm

CREDITS— Contributing Writer/Editor: Kyle Hammit, Blog Layout and Design: Mark Middleton, December 30, 2022.