Valentine’s Day is hardly ever as fun or romantic as TV shows and movies depict it to be. Everyone loves a good Galentine’s Day party and drug store candy, sure, but let’s call a spade a spade: February 14 is one of the worst holidays. Unless, that is, you like eating in a too-crowded restaurant and spending money on a card that’s about to wind up in the trash?
Whatever your plans on Valentine’s Day are, I bet you’ll agree that you’d rather be watching TV. Good thing there are so many fun shows—and movies!—debuting this week. Some are romantic, some are not, but all are better than a dinner date at that loud, expensive restaurant. Who cares about getting flowers when there’s a new season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in your queue?
Below, 12 TV shows and movies that will gladly be your Valentine this year.
Margaret: The Rebel Princess: An in-depth look at the life of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II. 10 P.M. ET on PBS
The Grammys: Alicia Keys hosts this year’s ceremony, which will include performances from Lady Gaga, Janelle Monáe, and Miley Cyrus, among others. 8 P.M. ET on CBS
Flavorful Origins: The first season of this new series explores the delicious world of Chaoshan cuisine, originating from the eastern part of China’s Guangdong Province. Streaming on Netflix
Miracle Workers: Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi star is this comedy miniseries about an angel who tries to save Earth after God vows to destroy it. 10:30 P.M. ET on TBS
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Denise Richards joins the cast, and the women wear a bunch of iconic wigs on Halloween. So, in other words, I’m sold. 9 P.M. ET on Bravo
Weird City: Jordan Peele is the brains behind this sci-fi anthology series, which blasts us to a futuristic city literally named “Weird.” Celebrities slated to appear include Mark Hamill, Sara Gilbert, LeVar Burton, Michael Cera, Steven Yeun, Rosario Dawson, Ed O’Neill, Laverne Cox, Awkwafina, and Yvette Nicole Brown. Streaming on YouTube Premium
Isn’t it Romantic: Rebel Wilson stars in this movie, centering on woman who bumps her head and wakes up to realize she’s trapped in a romantic comedy. Chris Hemsworth and Priyanka Chopra co-star. In theaters
Dating Around: This new reality series follows singles as they go on several different blind dates. It doesn’t sound like much, but just watch it. You won’t be able to stop. Streaming on Netflix
Zac & Mia, season 2: This second series of this Awesomeness series about two teenagers undergoing cancer treatment is now available on Hulu for your streaming pleasure. Streaming on Hulu
The Umbrella Academy: This comic book series, about a superhero family who comes together to solve the mystery of their father’s death, is coming to life on Netflix. Streaming on Netflix
The Breaker Upperers: Two women start an agency that helps break up couples in this new comedy starring Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami. Streaming on Netflix
Love, Romance & Chocolate: Read Hallmark’s official synopsis, below: 8 P.M. ET on Hallmark
“New York accountant Emma Colvin is heartbroken when her boyfriend leaves her before their planned romantic getaway to Belgium for Valentine’s Day. Convinced by a friend to go alone on the trip, Emma has the adventure of a lifetime when her Belgian innkeeper introduces her to renowned chocolatier, Luc Simon. Luc and his fellow chocolatiers are in the midst of a competition to create the most romantic chocolate in Belgium for the upcoming Belgian royal wedding. He discovers her kitchen skills and soon she’s immersed in the competition and a budding romance develops.”
Christopher Rosa is the entertainment writer at Glamour. Follow him on Twitter at @chrisrosa92.