AMC has announced the programming coming to the AMC+ streaming service in February. The AMC Plus February 2022 lineup includes a wide variety of critically acclaimed and commercial-free programming, including compelling new dramas, fan-favorite franchises, and film collections from across the company’s networks and streaming services.
The AMC Plus February 2022 programming includes the premiere of The Walking Dead Season 11B on Sunday, February 13, one week ahead of AMC. The fourth and final season of Killing Eve premieres Sunday, February 27, with a two-episode premiere on AMC+. Subsequent episodes will be released one week ahead of BBC America.
In honor of Black History Month, AMC+ will feature a curated selection of stories that spotlight Black stories and storytellers. Highlights include AMC+ Original Series Anne Boleyn starring Jodie Turner-Smith, feature films like Detroit, The Hurricane, and A Raisin in the Sun, as well as musicals like Memphis, Passing Strange, and Living on Soul.
There’s also a collection of critically acclaimed documentaries such as The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975, The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World, Lynch: A History, A Ballerina’s Tale, and Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror, among others.
The AMC Plus February 2022 slate also includes Season 2 of the Emmy award-winning short-form drama series State of the Union, the season finale of AMC+ Original Firebite, and new episodes of AMC+ Original La Fortuna.
You can also look forward to new episodes of A Discovery of Witches until the series finale on February 19 and the premiere of AMC+ Exclusive Film Warning, a sci-fi thriller starring Thomas Jane, Annabelle Wallis, and Alex Pettyfer.
AMC PLUS FEBRUARY 2022 HIGHLIGHTS
Mysterious Death of Eazy-E – Series Binge Premieres Tuesday, February 1
In this 4-part investigative series, journalists, friends, and family members of rap legend “Eazy-E” celebrate his life and examine the perplexing circumstances surrounding his death 25 years ago. Eazy’s daughter Ebie, his ex, Tracy, and seasoned hip-hop investigative reporters Jasmine Simpkins and Ben Westhoff lead the charge by talking to eyewitnesses, examining conspiracy theories, and uncovering never-before-seen footage. Will the truth finally be uncovered? *ALLBLK Original
Swallow – Film Premieres Wednesday, February 2
A newly pregnant housewife develops a strange and dangerous compulsion to consume inedible objects in this provocative psychological thriller. Starring Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, Elizabeth Marvel, David Rasche, and Denis O’Hare. *IFC Films Unlimited Exclusive
What Keeps You Alive – Film Premieres Wednesday, February 2
One woman must survive her wife’s twisted secret in this terrifying cat-and-mouse thriller. Starring Hannah Emily Anderson, Brittany Allen, Martha MacIsaac, and Joey Klein. *IFC Films Unlimited Exclusive
Firebite – Season Finale Thursday, February 3
A high-octane, highly original spin on the Vampire genre and fantasy series, Firebite follows two Indigenous Australian hunters, Tyson (Rob Collins) and Shanika (Shantae Barnes-Cowan), on their quest to battle the last colony of vampires in the middle of the South Australian desert. Set in a remote desert mining town, a hive for the last vampire stronghold shipped from Britain to Australia in 1788 by the colonial superpower to eradicate the Indigenous populations.
Sheltering from the sun in the underground mines and tunnels that surround the town until the present day, the colony’s numbers and hunger are growing. War is coming. Tyson and Shanika stand vanguard to the war. But what hope does an expertly reckless man full of bravado and a 17-year-old orphan possibly have to defeat these vicious, blood-thirsty parasites, when legions of warriors before them have failed? *AMC+ Original
New Gold Mountain – Series Binge Premieres Thursday, February 3
The series opens in Ballarat in 1857, where European, Chinese, and Indigenous Australian characters live together in a wild west frontier town as they seek to strike it rich by finding gold. Tensions between rival camps run high, and Wei Shing, the charismatic leader of the Chinese mining camp, struggles to maintain the fragile harmony between Chinese and European diggers when a murdered European woman is discovered to have links to the Chinese community. *Sundance Now Exclusive
Slapface – New Film Premieres Thursday, February 3
Is there a relationship more special than that of a boy and his monster? After Lucas (August Maturo, The Nun) and Tom (Mike Manning, The Call) lose their mother in an accident, they think they only have each other to lean on. But Lucas has become fascinated by local myths of a monster (Lukas Hassel, The Black Room) in the woods, reciting the rhyme that kids have been repeating for generations whenever he walks by the abandoned hospital.
When bullying girls from his school dare him to go inside, the rhyme comes to life, and as Lucas’ visits become more frequent, the disappearances begin. But surely the Virago witch would never hurt him? Slapface won the Audience Award at the Cinequest San Jose Film Festival this year. *Shudder Original
Remember WENN – Classic AMC Series Premieres Thursday, February 3
In 1930s Pittsburgh, college student Betty Roberts has won an internship at WENN, a station that specializes in radio shows. She finds that the employees of the shows are just as wacky as the characters they play on the radio: Mackie Bloom, WENN’s man of a thousand voices; Hilary Booth, queen of the stage who carries an over-inflated ego; Mr. Foley, WENNs sound effects man who never talks; Tom Eldridge, who is as clueless as a gnat; and Jeffery Singer, who is in a marriage of convenience with Hillary.
The series follows the trials and tribulations at WENN and how station members struggle to keep it going.
• Season 1 – Thursday, February 3
• Season 2 – Thursday, February 10
• Season 3 – Thursday, February 17
• Season 4 – Thursday, February 24
The Graham Norton Show – New Episodes Premiere Every Friday
BBC America’s BAFTA-award-winning talk show returns with a packed lineup of celebrity guests, laugh-out-loud stories, and exciting musical performances. Guest lineup is as follows:
o Friday, February 4 – Penelope Cruz, Pedro Almodóvar, James McAvoy
o Friday, February11 – Guests to be announced.
o Friday, February18 – Guests to be announced.
o Friday, February25 – Guests to be announced.
All the Moons – New Film Premieres Thursday, February 10
North of Spain, at the end of the 19th century, during the final throes of the last Carlist war, a little girl is rescued from an orphanage by a mysterious woman who lives deep inside the forest. Badly wounded and close to death, the girl believes the woman to be an angel who has come to take her to Heaven. Soon, however, she will discover that what this strange being has actually given her is the gift of eternal life… by turning her into a vampire.
Now, the little girl will be set on a new path, one that will see her rebel against her animalistic nature and revive in her the hope of getting back the life that was stolen from her. The film was a Best Director and Audience Award Winner at the 2021 Fantasia International Film Festival. *Shudder Original
Warning – New Film Premieres Friday, February 11
Set in the not-too-distant future, this intense sci-fi thriller explores the repercussions that mankind faces when their omniscient technology becomes a substitute for human contact. But life begins to unravel when a global storm causes electronics to go haywire, leading to terrifying, deadly consequences. Stars Thomas Jane (The Punisher), Annabelle Wallis (The Mummy), Alex Pettyfer (I Am Number Four), Alice Eve (Star Trek: Into Darkness), Kylie Bunbury (Big Sky), and Patrick Schwarzenegger (Midnight Sun). *AMC+ Exclusive
Attenborough’s Global Adventure – Three-Part Series Premieres Saturday, February 12
In his mid-eighties, Sir David Attenborough embarked on a seven-year journey. From collecting undiscovered species from the depths of the Great Barrier Reef using a state-of-the-art submarine to exploring the highest trees in the ancient rainforest of Borneo in a quest to find out how animals colonized in the air, this three-part special series highlights some of the most astonishing locations and fascinating creatures Attenborough encountered along the way. *BBC America Original
Joe Bob’s Heartbreak Trailer Park – Premieres On Demand on Sunday, February 13
Love (and a tinge of horror) is in the air for The Last Drive-In’s new special! Joe Bob Briggs will be joined by special guests for a double feature of two unique films that explore the heartbreaking side of Valentine’s Day. *Shudder Original
State of the Union – Season 2 Binge Premieres Monday, February 14
Emmy award-winning short-form drama series State of the Union returns with Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges), Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects), and Esco Jouléy (High Maintenence) leading the second installment of the innovative format, ten episodes, each 10 minutes in length. Written by Nick Hornby (Brooklyn, An Education) and directed by Stephen Frears (The Queen, A Very English Scandal), State of the Union cleverly explores relationships and the human experience.
In this season, liberal campaigning Ellen (Clarkson) drags her traditional, self-made husband Scott (Gleeson) out of his comfort zone and into a hipster Connecticut coffee shop, where they have ten minutes before their marriage counseling session to drink a coffee, gather their thoughts and argue about everything from Quakerism to pronouns. Amongst the bickering, they also discuss betrayals from their past, how they’re changing as people, and what the future of their relationship might look like in a changing world. *Sundance TV/Sundance Now Original
Radioflash – Film Premieres Wednesday, February 16
In the aftermath of an apocalyptic power outage, a young woman encounters the horrors awaiting her in the darkness as she tries to reunite her family and fight for survival. Starring Brighton Sharbino (The Walking Dead), Dominic Monaghan (Lost, Moonhaven) and Will Patton (Yellowstone). *IFC Films Unlimited
La Fortuna – Season Finale Thursday, February 17
In La Fortuna, Álex Ventura (Álvaro Mel), a young and inexperienced diplomat, unintentionally becomes the leader of a mission that will put all his convictions to the test: to recover the sunken treasure stolen by Frank Wild (Stanley Tucci), an adventurer who travels the world plundering items of common heritage from the depths of the sea. Forming a unique team with Lucía (Ana Polvorosa), a combative public official, and Jonas Pierce (Clarke Peters), a brilliant American lawyer with a passion for old pirate tales, Álex sets out on the adventure of a lifetime, on which he learns about the importance of love, friendship, and commitment to your own beliefs. *AMC+ Original
They Live in the Grey – New Film Premieres Thursday, February 17
Claire (Michelle Krusiec, Hollywood) is investigating a child abuse case when she discovers that the family is being tormented by a supernatural entity. In order to save the family, she must confront her own fears and use her emerging clairvoyance to stop the malevolent force. *Shudder Original
A Discovery of Witches – Season 3 Finale Saturday, February 19
In the final season of A Discovery of Witches, Matthew (Matthew Goode) and Diana (Teresa Palmer) return from their trip to 1590 to find tragedy at Sept-Tours. They must find the missing pages from the Book of Life and the Book itself before it’s too late. Their enemies are gearing up against them, and a monster from Matthew’s past who has been lying in wait will return for revenge. A Discovery of Witches Season 3 is based on the ‘The Book of Life’ novel from Deborah Harkness’s bestselling All Souls trilogy and is the third and final installment. *Sundance Now/Shudder Original
The Walking Dead – Season 11B Debuts Sunday, February 13 with a Two-Episode Premiere on AMC+; Subsequent Episodes Released One Week Ahead of AMC
The Walking Dead returns with many of our heroes fighting imminent hellfire under Reaper attack while others battle Mother Nature’s torrential wrath in Alexandria. For all, their world is literally crashing down around them. Meanwhile, life in the Commonwealth is not as idyllic as it seems. Will they be able to pick up the pieces, and who will be alive to help? Will their relationships heal or fracture? Will olive branches be extended, accepted, or rejected?
For some, hope will be renewed. Others will be pushed past the point of no return. One truth holds tight: Lives hang in the balance, with each decision drastically changing their future, their chances of survival, and the state of each community.
Total Control – Season 2 Finale Thursday, February 24
When Alex Irving (Deborah Mailman), a charismatic and contradictory Indigenous woman, is thrust into the national limelight after a horrific domestic violence event, Australia’s embattled Prime Minister Rachel Anderson (Rachel Griffiths), sees a publicity goldmine for her party.
In a bold power play, she handpicks Alex for the Senate. But Alex wants to be more than just a political stunt: she wants to make a difference. So, when the Prime Minister’s cynical calculations betray her, Alex sets out for revenge that will send the political establishment into meltdown. *Sundance Now Exclusive
Hellbender – New Film Premieres Thursday, February 24
In this occult coming-of-age horror film, 16-year-old Izzy (Zelda Adams) suffers from a rare illness that has kept her isolated on a mountaintop with her mother (Toby Poser) her whole life. As Izzy begins to question her sickness, she pushes back against her confinement and secretly befriends Amber (Lulu Adams), another girl living on the mountain, but her newfound happiness is derailed after she eats a live worm as part of a juvenile game and finds an insatiable and violent hunger awakened within her. To understand the hunger, Izzy must learn the dark secrets of her family’s past and the ancient power in her bloodline. *Shudder Original
Creation Stories – New Film Premieres Friday, February 25
From executive producer Danny Boyle, a rock biopic about Alan McGee, creator and founder of Creation Records, an infamous studio responsible for supplying the “Brit Pop” soundtrack of the 90s. Starring Ewen Bremner (Trainspotting), the film charts the true story of the rise and fall of McGee through a drug-fueled haze of music and mayhem, with his dream bringing the world the likes of Oasis and Primal Scream. *AMC+ Exclusive
Killing Eve – Fourth and Final Season Debuts Sunday, February 27 with a Two-Episode Premiere on AMC+; Subsequent Episodes Released One Week Ahead of BBC America
After the emotional climax of Season 3, Eve (Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh), Villanelle (Emmy Award winner Jodie Comer), and Carolyn (BAFTA winner Fiona Shaw) are in very different places. Following Eve and Villanelle’s exchange on the bridge, Eve is on a revenge mission, while Villanelle has found a brand-new community in an attempt to prove she’s not a “monster.”
Having killed Paul, Carolyn goes to extraordinary lengths to continue to chase down The Twelve and the person who ordered Kenny’s hit. This season follows our extraordinary women, each driven by passion, revenge, and obsession, building towards a messy, nuanced, and totally glorious series finale.
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype, and ShockTillYouDrop.