The BT TV hot list: From the BAFTAs to Hypothetical - what to watch in February 2020

Our pick of the best shows to watch on Freeview and BT TV’s extra entertainment channels in February 2020.

By Sophia Moir Published: 06 February 2020 - 3.42pm

There’s so much telly to get excited about this February on BT TV.

Hypothetical returns to Gold for its second series, plus the BAFTAs are back on BBC One. 

And if you’re looking to get your teeth into something new, The Wedding Fixer and Finding Joy kick off on W.

Keep reading for our must-watch guide for the month ahead.

BAFTAs 2020

BAFTAs 2019 image Getty

When is it on?

The BAFTAs 2020 will be aired as-live on Sunday, February 2 on BBC One. Catch up on  BBC iPlayer.

What’s it about?

The British Academy Film Awards (hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts - BAFTA) is an annual ceremony which honours the best British and international contributions to film - they're the British equivalent of the Oscars. 

Why watch it?

Graham Norton will host the awards for the first time, following in the footsteps of Jonathan Ross, Stephen Fry and Joanna Lumley.

Hypothetical season 2

Hypothetical image UKTV

When is it on?

Hypothetical returns to Dave (BT channel number 310 / 392 HD) on Wednesday, February 5 at 10pm.

What’s it about?

Hosted by Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster, top comedians are placed in absurd hypothetical situations and scored on how well they would deal with them. 

Widdicombe poses the questions and interrogates the guests' methods, whilst Acaster, as arbiter of the Hypotheticals, deals with the guests' quibbles and queries and doles out the points.

Why watch it?

The series reached 4.5 million viewers across the eight episodes in season 1, and became one of UKTV Play's most popular shows of 2019.

Finding Joy

Finding Joy still UKTV

When is it on?

Finding Joy premieres Wednesday, February 5 at 10pm on W (BT channel number 311 / 383 HD).

What’s it about?

Finding Joy is a comedy drama following a young woman named Joy (Amy Huberman) as she navigates a painful break-up and looks for happiness in all the wrong places.

Why watch it?

The series also stars Aisling Bea (who created Channel 4's critically-acclaimed This Way Up last year) and Love Island presenter Laura Whitmore.

The Wedding Fixer

The Wedding Fixer image UKTV

When is it on?

The Wedding Fixer premieres Tuesday, February 18 at 10pm on W (BT channel number 311 / 383 HD).

What’s it about?

Sarah Haywood is one of the most reputable wedding planners around. She's spent the last 20 years creating some of the most elaborate and costly weddings in the world and knows that planning a wedding is a minefield, because when it's supposed to be 'the best day of your life', every detail is loaded with significance. Now Sarah is on a mission to help ordinary British couples as they navigate their own wedding planning pitfalls...

Why watch it?

Haywood has organised weddings for Fortune 500 businessmen, princesses, and popstars, who spend millions of pounds on just one day.