Subject: Today's premieres and other notes (Friday, Feb. 9)
Fate/Apocrypha (part 2 of season 1) (3:01 am, Netflix)
The Ritual (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
Reuniting after the tragic death of their best mate, four old friends
from university set out to hike through the Scandinavian wilderness. But
a wrong turn leads them into the dark and mysterious forests of Norse
legend, where an ancient evil still exists and stalks them at every
turn. Starring Arsher Ali, Francesca Mula, Hilary Reeves, Jacob James
Beswick, Kerri McLean, Maria Erwolter, Matthew Needham, Paul Reid, Peter
Liddell, Rafe Spall, Rob James-Collier, and Sam Troughton.
http://www.metacritic.com/movie/the-ritual [Metacritic score 58]
Seeing Allred (documentary) (3:01 am, Netflix)
A warrior for change. A lightning rod for controversy. Gloria Allred has
devoted 40 years to asserting and protecting the rights of women,
overcoming personal trauma, media scrutiny, and powerful men.
http://www.metacritic.com/movie/seeing-allred [Metacritic score 66]
The Trader (Sovdagari) (documentary/short) (3:01 am, Netflix)
A portrait of a man and his minibus. The Trader (Sovdagari) follows Gela
as he sells secondhand goods through rural Georgia, where money is
meaningless, and potatoes are lucre.
When We First Met (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
Groundhog Day-like story finds Adam Devine given multiple chances to woo
the girl of his dreams (Alexandra Daddario) before she marries someone else.
Grand Prix Driver [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Amazon)
GRAND PRIX Driver goes inside the secretive world of Formula 1 by
offering never-before-granted access to the inner workings of McLaren.
After three tough years, McLaren is hopeful that this is the year the
team will be back on the podium, and they have promoted rookie driver
Stoffel Vandoorne alongside two-time world champion Fernando Alonso to
work towards this goal. Narrated by Michael Douglas. Four episodes.
XXIII Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony (special)
(8-11 pm, NBC)
Tape-delayed broadcast is hosted by Katie Couric. The ceremony will also
stream live online earlier in the day.
Separated at Birth (movie) (8 pm, LMN)
Lucy Pierce discovers she was abducted as a child and tracks down her
biological mother, a criminal prosecutor running for Governor of
Pennsylvania. The family reunion spirals out of control as Lucy faces
the jealousy of her newfound sister and finds herself in the middle of a
police investigation. Paige Turco, Brittany Allen, Dominique
Provost-Chalkley, Jayne Heitmeyer, and Carrie-Lynn Neales star.
Child Support (season 1 finale) (9 pm, ABC)
My Lottery Dream Home (season 4 premiere) (9 pm, HGTV)
Eddie Griffin: Undeniable (comedy special) (10 pm, Showtime)
Tomorrow's advance notes
The Wrong Nanny (movie) (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)
When adopted Blake McGill finally finds her birth mother, Stella
Armstrong, and discovers she has the picture perfect family life with a
loving husband and newborn twins, Blake goes to great lengths to make
her way back into the family as their new nanny. She'll do anything to
fill that dark void that longs for her mother's affections, and no one
can stop her, even if it means murder. Lindsey Hartley, Freya Tingley,
Brody Hutsler, and Bree Williamson star. [Listed as a premiere by
Lifetime, but it was shown on LMN on Dec. 29.]
Game Shakers (season 3 premiere; special time) (8:30 pm,
Regular time is 7 pm Sunday beginning Feb. 18.
Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars (documentary) (9 pm,
[Metacritic score 62]
Very, Very Valentine (movie) (9 pm, Hallmark Channel)
Helen, a kind-hearted and shy florist, meets the perfect man at a
Valentine's Masquerade Ball. When she enlists the help of her best
friend Henry to track him down, she finds that her perfect man may
already be right in front of her. Stars Danica McKellar, Cameron
Mathison and Damon Runyan.
A Crime to Remember (season 5 premiere) (10 pm,
Log Cabin Living (season 6 premiere) (11 pm, HGTV)