2022 Black History Month TV and Streaming Schedule


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To commemorate Black History Month, networks and streaming platforms are offering a range of movies, TV series, documentaries and specials that honor the Black experience. Almost every streamer has entertainment centers celebrating black excellence, whether in front of or behind the camera. And while these collections are featured for February, many featured titles are available for viewing year-round.

We will also see the return of the network of blackish for its eighth and final season on ABC; the premiere of BelAir, the updated version The prince of Bel-Air, to the peacock; and the Superhero Antics Continue in Netflix Season 2 Raising Dion.

In the cinema, Tyler Perry brings back his emblematic character of Madea in A Homecoming Madeapremiering later in the month on Netflix, while Prime Video pays tribute to the late actor Sidney Poitier with a list of titles highlighting his career.

Animated docuseries like Netflix’s Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy and RACE: Bubba Wallace will get people talking; thrill of Black Horror the docuseries expands on the streamer’s hit documentary highlighting the black experience in genre entertainment; and PBS will air documentaries like American Masters – Marian Anderson: The whole world in her hands and Fannie Lou Hamer’s America: A Special Reframed About Americaas well as new installments of Find your rootsIndependent Lens and American Masters.

Read on for the month’s TV and streaming highlights. We’ll update the schedule as additional titles are announced, so check back for new programming.

Netflix, Black Lives Matter

Netflix original content coming in February, whether it’s docuseries like the highly anticipated Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy – which explores the last two decades of Kanye West’s life as he became a mega-celebrity – and RACE: Bubba Wallace, the project on Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only black competitor, is sure to excite and inform. Prime Video is also looking at the lighter side with Tyler Perry returning for A Homecoming Madea and a new stand-up comedy, including Mrs. Pat’s first-ever one-hour comedy special titled, Mrs. Pat: Want to hear something crazy? and Mo Gilligan There is Mo to life. New content aside, the streamer offers a plethora of movies and series to watch (Quail in black and white, Dear Whites, When they see us, 13th, Quincy, Da 5 Bloods, #blackAFBeyoncé’s Back home), as well as currently airing titles like I’m not your nigga, Magnetoriginal by Spike Lee She must have itCW drama All Americans, and FX Pose.

Amazon Prime Video, Celebrate Black Voices

Amazon’s curated page is dedicated to celebrating “black joy. Black love. Black laugh. in February. Recent original programs like The Underground Railroad, them, and Harlem are available for streaming and upcoming docuseries Phat Tuesdays: The Age of Hip-Hop Comedy will be available within the month. Other offers include Coming 2 America, One night in Miami, Tom Clancy’s without remorse, beat the street, What’s love got to do with itand do the right thing. Amazon also offers classic sitcoms like 227, The Jeffersons, Sanford and sons, Different strokesand more.

HBO Max, Black History is Our History

The Warner Bros.-backed streaming service. highlights films, documentaries, biopics, original programs and animations that focus on the Black experience through a central programming hub. Watch famous documentaries like John Lewis: Good Trouble, Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland, Where What is my name: Muhammad Ali, and original programming options like Charm of the kings of the city, I can destroy you, Lovecraft Country, watchmen, David makes the man, A dark lady sketch show, The shop: uninterruptedand Euphoria.

Hulu, black stories

Hulu has a collection of content that runs the gamut from scripted series, reality shows, music documentaries, and original movies. The Craig Robinson, hosted Your attention please returns for its third season to “take us on a visual journey into the lives, ideas, and purpose of a diverse group of Black innovators and creators who are leaving their mark on the world.” The streamer’s wide array of offerings includes movies like The hate you give and little monstersmusic-themed programs like FX Atlanta and Queens, sitcoms like blackish and Abbott Elementary Schooldramas like women of the movement and Small fires everywheredocumentaries like soul summer and amazing Graceand more.

Paramount+, black voices matter

Paramount + famous with a list of titles including comedies like The Mrs. Pat Show, Key and Peele, and Chappelle show; movies like Gemini Man, Treeand The story of the new edition; documentaries Dream Team, St. Louis Supermanand Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier; dramas The game and The good fight; family favorites sister, sister and The neighborhood; and more.

Tuesday, February 1

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Raising Dion: Season 2

Across the Shores of Red Cedar (2018) PBS (check local times)
Just a Mortal Man – The Story by Jerry Lawson, PBS (check local times)

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Black Stories Presents: Attention Please: Season 2
(2022) 1 p.m., Hulu

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blackish: Season 8
(2022) 9:30 p.m., ABC

Wednesday February 2


Our Kind of People: Season 1
(2021) Tubi

Thursday February 3
Double Cross: Season 3, ALLBLK
Soul of a Nation Presents: Screen Queens Rising, 8 p.m., ABC

friday 4 february

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Phat Tuesdays: Season 1
(2022) First video

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Black Horror: Season 1
(2022) 10 p.m., Thrill

Howard High (2022) Tubi [movie]

Saturday February 5
Single Black Woman (2022), Lifetime [movie]

Sunday February 6

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Power Book IV: Force: Season 1
(2022) 9:15 p.m., Starz


We Need to Talk About Cosby: Season 1
(2022) Part 2, 10 p.m., Showtime

Monday, February 7
Social Society: Season 2, ALLBLK
A Thousand Years of Slavery – The Untold Story, 8 p.m., The Smithsonian Channel
Independent Lens: “Owned: A Tale of Two Americas,” 10 p.m., PBS

Tuesday February 8
Mrs. Pat: Wanna Hear Something Crazy?, Netflix
Getting Back to Your Roots: “Fighters,” 8 p.m., PBS
US Masters: “Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands,” 9 p.m., PBS

Thursday February 10
Real Husbands of Hollywood: No More Kevin, No More Problems: Season 1, BET+

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About Last Night: Season 1
(2022) Season 1, HBO Max

Staycation (2022), ALLBLK [movie]
11th Annual NFL Honors, 9 p.m., CBS

Friday February 11
It’s all gonna be all white, 8 p.m., Showtime

Saturday February 12
Profile: The Black Man: Season 1, Discovery+
Line Sisters, 8 p.m., Lifetime [movie]

Sunday February 13

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Bel Air: Season 1
(2022) Season 1, Peacock


We Need to Talk About Cosby: Season 1
(2022) Part 3, 10 p.m., Showtime

Tuesday February 15
Luda can’t cook, Discovery+
Tracing Your Roots: “Forgotten Journeys,” 8 p.m., PBS
American Experience: “The American Diplomat”, 9 p.m., PBS

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Chopped: Season 51
Black History Month Celebration, 9 p.m., Food Network

Front Row: “American Reckoning,” 10 p.m., PBS

Wednesday February 16


Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy: Season 1

Pass the Mic (2022) Tubi [movie]

Thursday February 17
Mo Gilligan: There is Mo in life

Friday February 18
Lincoln’s Dilemma: Season 1, Apple TV+

Saturday February 20


We Need to Talk About Cosby: Season 1
Part 4, 10 p.m., Showtime

Monday February 21

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All American: Season 4
Season 4, 8 p.m., The CW

All American: Homecoming, 9 p.m., The CW
Black Ink Crew: Compton: Season 2, 9 PM, VH1

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Black Patriots: Civil War Heroes
11 p.m., historic channel

Tuesday February 22
RACE: Bubba Wallace: Season 1, Netflix
Tracing Your Roots: “Songs of the Past,” 8 p.m., PBS
Fannie Lou Hamer’s America: A Cropped in America Special, 9 p.m., PBS

Wednesday February 23

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The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder: Season 1
(2022) Disney+

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Snowfall: Season 5
(2022) 10 p.m., FX

Thursday February 24
Karma World Music Videos, Netflix

Friday February 25

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A Madea Homecoming by Tyler Perry

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The Amber Ruffin Show: Season 2
(2022) Season 2, Peacock

Saturday February 26
53rd NAACP Image Awards, 8 p.m., BET

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