The best additions to NOW TV in February 2022
There’s an eclectic mix of fascinating documentaries, exciting new drama and reboots of beloved classics this month on NOW TV.
New Sky Original Murder in the Valleys (Feb 6) explores one of Wales’s most atrocious murder sprees, while fellow exclusive series Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes (Feb 28) looks back on the true facts behind the hit 2019 drama.
Also in February, Will Smith’s classic teen sitcom gets a reboot, with Smith as executive producer – Bel Air arrives on NOW TV on Valentines Day. Basketball legend LeBron James joins the Looney Tunes in a new Space Jam reboot on Feb 11.
Here are our top Sky and NOW TV picks for February 2022:
1. Murder in the Valleys
In June 1999, three generations of the same family were brutally murdered in the small village of Clydach, South Wales. The resulting investigation was the largest in Welsh history. This new documentary, filmed over a year, revisits the controversial case.
Available on February 6
2. The Fear Index
Josh Hartnett stars as a tech genius looking to make billions in a new fast-paced thriller based on the best-selling novel by British writer Robert Harris.
Available on February 10
3. Space Jam: A New Legacy
Basketball legend LeBron James and his son become trapped in digital space, with their unlikely saviours the Looney Tunes. A new reboot of the 1996 classic, which starred Michael Jordan.
Available on February 11
4. The Book of Love
Sam Clafin stars as an uptight British author who is bemused as to why his novel is such a big seller in Mexico. Now he must travel on a press tour with translator Verónica Echegui, who may have made some improvements to his work, in this romantic Sky Original.
Available on February 12
5. Dream Horse
The true story of a racehorse bred and trained by a small-town bartender in Wales, with the help of friends, which went on the win the Welsh Grand National.
Available on February 13
6. Bel Air
The beloved ’90s sitcom gets a new reboot, with Will Smith at the helm as executive producer. The series is a dramatic retelling of the journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air.
Available on February 14
7. The Devil’s Advocate
The fascinating true story of criminal lawyer Giovanni di Stefano, who represented Harold Shipman and Saddam Hussein, is told in this new three-part series.
Available on February 15
8. Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman
Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman explores the real life stories behind famous jailbreaks in a insightful new documentary.
Available on February 23
9. In the Earth
A new horror from Ben Wheatley, which sees a scientist and a park scout on an equipment run through a forest as the world is ravaged by a new virus.
Available on February 27
10. Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes
A new documentary exploring the truth behind the hit HBO drama. Examining newly-discovered archival footage and original interviews, the series presents a new exploration of the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion.