TV Highlights for February 2015
- Henry Northmore
- 2 February 2015
Including Better Call Saul, The Casual Vacancy, House of Cards, Vikings and the return of The Walking Dead
Rory Bremner's Coalition Report: From Here To Austerity
The impressionist mines the LibDem/Tory coalition for comedy. It'll be like shooting fish in a barrel.
Tue 3 Feb, 10pm. BBC Two.
After a nine year break, Lisa Kudrow revives her post-Friends comedy The Comeback playing an out of work sitcom actress.
Thu 5 Feb, 9pm. Sky Atlantic.
Better Call Saul
For anyone missing Breaking Bad, you can get a new fix in this spin-off as Bob Odenkirk returns as criminal lawyer Saul Goodman.
Mon 9 Feb. Netflix.
The Walking Dead
The world's favourite undead drama is back from its annual Christmas break. Expect tears, heartache and zombies a-go-go as Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his decidedly unmerry band of survivors pick up the pieces after the shock events of the midseason finale.
Mon 9 Feb, 9pm. Fox.
Nine original comedies go live on iPlayer for a sideways look at love just in time for Valentine's. Stars, writers and directors include Limmy, Matt Berry, Bill Bailey, Romesh Ranganathan, Sara Pascoe and Russ Abbot (yes, Russ Abbot).
Fri 13 Feb. BBC iPlayer.
NCIS: New Orleans
Scott Bakula heads the team in the latest addition to the Naval Crime Investigative Service franchise.
Fri 13 Feb, 9pm. Channel 5.
The Casual Vacancy
The Beeb adapt JK Rowling's tale of village life and parish council strife, featuring Michael Gambon, Julia McKenzie, Keeley Hawes and Rory Kinnear.
Sun 15 Feb, 9pm. BBC One.
House Of Cards
The ace in Netflix's hand as Kevin Spacey continues his reign as the slickest, slipperiest politician on TV. Frank Underwood returns for more behind the scenes double dealing at the White House in season three.
Fri 27 Feb. Netflix.