Beat the cold with the best in mobile entertainment this month…
February may be a few days short, but there’s no lack of TV, music, movies and sport to keep you entertained. We’re back with the best of the best to get you through the last of the winter months, and the line-up is truly on-form. The only tricky bit? Choosing which of our awesome mobile Entertainment* packages to go with. Read on to aid your decision…
Sky Sports Mobile TV
Manchester City take on Manchester United this month in one of the most eagerly-anticipated fixtures of the Premier League calendar, the Manchester Derby. Clashes between the two teams are always lively to say the least, and Sunday 26 February is set to be no exception. Tune into Sky Sports 1 to catch all the Etihad Stadium action live from 2.15pm.
More of a cricket fan? Start the month over on Sky Sports 2, where the last of England’s three-match T20 series will play out against India on 1 February. And then, of course, we have the NFL Super Bowl live on Sky Sports 1 from 10pm, Sunday 5 Feb. As famed for its half-time acts as it is for its football, this is a sporting spectacle that’s not to be missed.
Love is in the air. So, why not turn things up a notch or two this 14 February with one of Spotify’s curated Valentine’s Day playlists? Or, if you feel like getting really romantic, create your own for sharing with your special someone – the modern-day mixtape equivalent.
Our pick of the playlists? Try Valentine’s Day Love, featuring 72 hours of heartfelt hits from The Beetles and Elton John through to Adele and Ed Sheeran.
New releases this month include British electro-soul singer/songwriter/producer Sampha’s debut album Process, on 3 February. Known for his collaborations with the likes of Drake, Kanye, Frank Ocean and SBTRKT, this is the first full-length album from the South London star and his fragile-yet-expressive sound is definitely worth a listen. Start with most recent track (No One Knows Me) Like The Piano below.
Others to listen out for include the self-titled debut from Dua Lipa – the voice behind 2016 earworm Blow Your Mind (Mwah) – and the 16th studio album from rock veteran Ryan Adams, Prisoner.
NOW TV Mobile Entertainment
Speaking of Valentine’s Day, The Walking Dead is back just in time on 13 February in all its gory glory. Tune into NOW TV Entertainment for the midseason premiere of season seven, and get ready for the next chapter in Rick’s war against Negan and the Saviours. Though wary of giving too much away, in a recent interview with NME, Lennie James (Morgan Jones) did say the second half brings even more action.
Speaking of returning series, prepare to say goodbye to Hannah Horvath this month as Lena Dunham’s Girls returns for its sixth and final season. Series five of Arrow returns 2 February and series two of high stakes New York finance drama Billions is back from 21 Feb.
Zombies are the flavour of the month this month as Drew Barrymore returns to our screens in new Netflix comedy the Santa Clarita Diet. As revealed in the trailers, the Santa Clarita Diet see husband and wife realtors, played by Timothy Olyphant and Barrymore, forced to adopt a new lifestyle when a mystery illness transforms Barrymore from a working mom into the undead, complete with a taste for human flesh. Killer comedy at its finest.
Also new to Netflix this month is one of the streaming giant’s biggest scoops from the Sundance Film Festival, I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore. Starring Melanie Lynskey and Elijah Wood as a depressed woman and her obnoxious neighbour, the film follows the pair as they hunt down household burglars and, before long, find themselves dangerously out of their depth. Check out the trailer below:
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