What to Watch on X1 Asian American Film & TV in February

February is loaded with tons of exciting things to watch on the Asian American Film & TV destination, from all new collections to a Lunar New Year celebration! Say “Asian American” into your X1 Voice Remote to catch your favorite Asian American content this month!

Lunar New Year

Celebrate Lunar New Year with X1 Asian American Film & TV to ring in the Year of the Pig! From January 28 through February 28, go to the Asian American Film & TV destination by saying “Asian American” into your X1 Voice Remote. Discover special programming including free previews from programmers like TV JAPAN (from 1/28-2/10), koi fish swimming around your screen, music and podcasts from iHeartRadio, and so much more! Check out the What to Watch Lunar New Year post for more!

Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re spending this Valentine’s Day single, taken, or “it’s complicated,” let Asian American Film & TV direct you to a collection of our favorite romantic movies that will help you celebrate the loved ones in your lives. Starting February 4, pick from International classics like “Blue Is the Warmest Color,” “The Lunchbox,” and “Mostly Martha” or films with Asian American actors like “Shanghai Calling,” “Marry Me,” and “Crazy Rich Asians”.


Awards season is in full swing as the 91st Academy Awards are fast approaching. Sadly, Asian actors have zero nominations across acting categories this year. However, four Asian and Asian-American directors are up for various other awards, including:

  1. Mirai,” Mamoru Hosoda for Animated Feature
  2. Bao,” Domee Shi for Animated Short
  3. Minding the Gap,” Bing Liu for Best Documentary Feature
  4. Shoplifters,” Hirokazu Koreeda for Best Foreign Language Film

February TV Guide: 5 Must-See Events

  1. American Housewife” finale starring Ali Wong on ABC (February 5)
  2. 61st Annual Grammy Awards’ on CBS (February 10)
  3. The Gifted” finale starring Jamie Chung on FOX (February 19)
  4. 91st Academy Awards on ABC (February 24)
  5. Shadowhunters” premiere starring Harry Shum Jr. on Freeform (February 25)


Come back each month when you want to know what to watch. Remember, if you’re unsure, just say “Asian American” into your X1 Voice Remote to discover more Asian American content. There’s more entertainment waiting for you!

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