Acorn TV has announced the titles that are coming to the AMC-owned streaming service in February. The Acorn TV February 2022 lineup adds to the service’s wide variety of acclaimed English and foreign-language dramas, engaging comedies, documentaries and more.
The Acorn TV February 2022 schedule includes Agatha Raisin Season 4, Aftertaste, Murdoch Mysteries Season 15, and more.
ACORN TV FEBRUARY 2022 HIGHLIGHTS
AGATHA RAISIN Season 4 (Monday, February 7)
Acorn TV Original / Weekly Premieres on Mondays through February 21, 2022
The Agatha Raisin Detective Agency continues to thrive as there is no shortage of mysteries for our heroine to solve. Determined not to spend her time dwelling on her AWOL on-and-off partner James, Agatha (Ashley Jensen, Catastrophe, Ugly Betty) and her happy band of misfits crack more cases including a jam competition that spirals out of control and a seaside murder that has links to a long-forgotten jewelry heist.
However, when James finally returns, he has interesting news of his own.
AFTERTASTE (Monday, February 14)
Acorn TV Exclusive / Binge Premiere
When his latest outburst goes viral, volatile celebrity chef Easton West (Erik Thomson, 800 Words) flees back to his hometown and tries to reinvent himself through an unlikely partnership with his 19-year-old pastry wunderkind niece, Diana (Natalie Abbott).
Easton realizes that Diana represents everything he’s not and takes her under his wing in an effort to crawl his way back to relevance. But what price is Diana willing to pay to work with her infamously difficult uncle? Also starring Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under, Total Control) and Peter Carroll (Sleeping Beauty).
MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 15 (Monday, February 28)
Weekly premieres on Mondays through August 8, 2022
This internationally acclaimed period drama returns with all new compelling mysteries featuring unique turn-of-the-century historic references that resonate with current and contemporary social issues.
This one- hour drama is set in Toronto in the late 1890s and early 1900s during the age of invention, where Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson), the methodical detective and his impassioned wife Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy) enlist radical forensic techniques like fingerprinting and ultraviolet light to solve a range of gruesome murders.
ACORN TV SCHEDULE
AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 7
Agatha Raisin Season 4 (Acorn TV Original) | First of three 2-part mysteries – SEASON PREMIERE
“Love, Lies & Liquor,” Parts 1 & 2
When James whisks Agatha away on a seaside trip to work on his new book, the last thing she expected was to end up in Snoth-on-Sea and be suspected of murder. (2 EPS, 2022)
Scotch! The Story of Whiskey | All episodes
In this engaging documentary series hosted by David Hayman (Landscapers, The Nest), discover the history, culture, craftsmanship, and legacy of the beloved amber liquid from its origins in Scotland centuries ago to today’s lucrative, multinational super industry. (3 EPS, 2016)
AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 14
Aftertaste (Acorn TV Exclusive) | All episodes
Having burned all his bridges, volatile chef Easton West (Erik Thomson, 800 Words) finds himself with one more chance in a high-end Shanghai restaurant. But when opening night turns into a pig-slinging disaster, the subsequent social media tsunami washes Easton ashore in the Adelaide Hills. Arriving like a pariah to a dysfunctional family he abandoned 30 years previously, it’s only his outspoken 19-year-old pastry cook niece, Diana (Natalie Abbott), who shows any interest.
Easton realizes that Diana represents everything he’s not – young, female and fresh – and takes her under his wing in an effort to crawl his way back to relevance. But what price is Diana willing to pay to work with her infamously difficult uncle? Also stars Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under, Total Control). (6 EPS, 2021)
Agatha Raisin Season 4 (Acorn TV Original) | Second of three 2-part mysteries
“A Spoonful of Poison,” Parts 1 & 2
Wilkes hires Agatha to investigate the mysterious death of Dr. Stevens when she falls from the roof at a jam-making competition he was competing in. (2 EPS, 2022)
Love and Marriage – All episodes
This comedy drama starts with Pauline Paradise (Alison Steadman, Pride and Prejudice): on the day she retires from work as a crossing guard, she also decides to walk out on her marriage to Ken. As the weeks go by the series explores the aftermath of Pauline’s decision, along with the effects it has on her three adult children – it shakes their worlds and makes them look differently at their own idiosyncratic relationships… with explosively funny and emotional consequences.
Also starring Duncan Preston (Emmerdale Farm), Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), and Stewart Wright (If Only). (6 EPS, 2013)
AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 21
Conviction: The Case of Stephen Lawrence (Acorn TV Original – US Only) | All episodes
On April 22nd, 1993, an 18-year-old Black student, Stephen Lawrence, was murdered in a racially motivated attack in London. This powerful three-part scripted miniseries tells the story of the struggle by Stephen’s parents, Doreen and Neville Lawrence (Sharlene Whyte, We Hunt Together and Hugh Quarshie, Holby City), to achieve justice and how a detective, Clive Driscoll (Steve Coogan, Philomena) — working closely with the Lawrences — put together an investigation that finally, more than 18 years after his death, secures the convictions of Stephen’s murderers. (3 EPS, 2021)
Agatha Raisin Season 4 (Acorn TV Original) | Third of three 2-part mysteries
“There Goes The Bride,” Parts 1 & 2
Agatha is called in to investigate when her ex-fiancé is murdered the night before their wedding. (2 EPS, 2022)
The Murder Maps, Season 2 | All episodes
This drama-doc series takes you back in time to the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history. Host Nicholas Day guides viewers into the world of the killer as we see how police ingenuity and early forensics helped bring them to justice. (5 EPS, 2016)
AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 28
Murdoch Mysteries Season 15 (Acorn TV Exclusive)| 1 of 24 episodes
Episode 1 – “The Things We Do For Love – Part One”
Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) fears for the lives of Anna Fulford and her son as they’re pursued by the Black Hand crime syndicate. (1 EP, 2022)
Cat Hospital Season 2 | All episodes
Cat Hospital takes viewers inside Ireland’s first purpose-built veterinary clinic that caters exclusively to cats. Veterinary specialist Clare Meade and her dedicated team offer highly specialized care to her feline clientele. Throughout the six-part series, the team will chat all things cat-health related, such as neutering, spaying, grooming, and even life-threatening ailments.
Each episode reveals the drama, tension and heart-warming moments as Clare’s team tends to the creatures in their care. As our cat owners await diagnoses and the outcomes of surgery, we see the dedication and bonds of love and between cats and their owners. (6 EPS, 2021)
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