Best TV Shows and Movies the Week of February 3

It seems like the only thing happening in the world of TV shows and movies this week is the Super Bowl, but that's really not the case. Yes, the big game is going on, but there are other things to watch if you're not a big sports person. From new shows on Hulu to inspiring documentaries on HBO, the pop-culture slate for this week doesn't just take place on the field.

Below, all the TV shows and movies to earmark.

Super Bowl LIII: For the people who do care about sports! (I am not one of them.) The New England Patriots face off against the Los Angeles Rams in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Maroon 5 will perform the halftime show. When will Jennifer Lopez get her due?! 7 P.M. ET on CBS

Puppy Bowl XV: Because who doesn't want to watch a bunch of puppies play around for hours? 3 P.M. ET on Animal Planet

Elvis Go There: Journalist Elvis Mitchell follows several famous directors, like Sofia Coppola and Paul Feig, to exotic locations that inspired their work. 10 P.M. ET on Epix

American Housewife: ABC's heartwarming, laugh-out-loud comedy about a regular family attempting to make it in the ritzy suburb of Westport, Connecticut returns tonight. 8 P.M. ET on ABC

The Challenge: War of the Worlds: Alumni from several of your favorite reality series, including The Real World and The Bachelorette, will compete in a series of endurance challenges to win $1 million. I'm just here for the impending feuds, TBH. 9 P.M. ET on MTV

Song of Parkland: This moving documentary follows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama teacher Melody Herzfeld, whose students carried on with a theatrical production even after a mass shooting changed their lives. 7 P.M. ET on HBO

2 Dope Queens: This hit series, based on Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams's podcast, is going out with a bang. Featured celebrities include Daniel Radcliffe, Lupita Nyong'o, Keegan-Michael Key, Rory Scovel, Solomon Georgio, and Lizzo. 11 P.M. ET on HBO

PEN15: Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle are going back to middle school, literally, in this 10-episode comedy series from Hulu, in which they play 13-year-old versions of themselves surrounded by actual preteens. Streaming on Hulu.

Untogether: This film follows two sisters ( Jemima and Lola Kirke) in Los Angeles grappling with self identity. It also stars Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan. Available on VOD

The Story of Us: Read the official synopsis from Hallmark, below. 9 P.M. ET on Hallmark

"Jamie learns that her first love Sawyer is the architect of a development that wants to change her beloved neighborhood and threatens her bookstore. Can old Valentines help them see eye to eye? Starring Maggie Lawson and Sam Page."

Published at Sun, 03 Feb 2019 15:00:00 +0000