TV THIS WEEK: It's a super-sized Alcatraz, Darth Maul and more!

That nasty fellow, Darth Maul, seemingly comes back from the dead for the two-part finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Alcatraz gets super-sized, and Snow White and Red Riding Hood go after the big bad wolf on Once Upon a Time.

Also this week, Sally takes on the Reaper on Being Human, Bo and Lauren fight their attraction to each other on Lost Girl, the Magus crew finds Emmet's camera bag on The River, the contestants must create a human-dinosaur hybrid on Face Off, Lassiter goes all The Shining on Psych, Laura Innes gets into the action on Awake, Archer's dead fiancee returns on Archer, there be dragons on Grimm, Elyan is possessed by a spirit on Merlin, the roomies want Tom to get a job on BBC America's Being Human, and the survivors hunker down fearing a walker invasion on The Walking Dead.

Here's what we have to look forward to this week on sci-fi, fantasy, paranormal and spy-fi TV.




Monday, March 4



Alcatraz (Fox) 9 p.m. - "The Ames Bros." and "Sonny Burnett"

It's a two-episode event! Despite a pre-emption last week of the episode "Clarence Montgomery" due to the Daytona 500, Fox is keeping its planned double-header this week. First the team try to track down two violent brothers, Herman and Pinky Ames, in the "The Ames Bros.," and then they go on the hunt for "Sonny Burnett." As for "Clarence Montgomery," that been rescheduled for next week.

Here's a preview:


Being Human (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "I've Got You Under Your Skin"

As usual, everyone has issues. Aidan and Suren plot to get ride of Bishop's orphaned vamps, Sally gets an ultimatum from the Reaper, and Josh deals with his breakup.

Here's a promo:


Lost Girl (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Vexed"

When a death row inmate is murdered, Bo finds herself in a confrontation with a powerful Fae.

Here a sneak peek:




Tuesday, March 6



The River (ABC) 9 p.m. - "Doctor Emmet Cole"

The crew of the Magus discovers Emmet's camera bag and footage that reveals his deteriorating mental state. Meanwhile, Lena shares a secret with a crewmate. With just a couple episodes to go, we're getting to the end of the first season. Has The River lived up to your expectations?

Here's a preview:




Wednesday, March 7



Ghost Hunters International (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "The Crystal Maiden: Belize & France"

The globetrotting ghost hunters travel to San Ignacio, Belize, to investigate the Actun Tunichil Muknal cave, and then it's off to Queaux, France, to check out the Chateau de Fougeret.

Here's a promo:


Face Off (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Dinoplasty"

The contestants head to the Natural History Museum of L.A., where they get their next challenge ... creating a human-dinosaur hybrid. However, the stakes get huge when they face a double elimination.

Here's a preview:


Psych (USA) 10 p.m. - "Heeeeere's Lassie!"

When things head a little too much in the direction of The Shining at Lassiter's new condo, he hires Shawn and Gus to get to the bottom of the freaky occurrences. Louis Gossett Jr. guest-stars.

Here's a look:


Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On the Science Channel's Prophets of Science Fiction (10 p.m.), it's a look at "George Lucas" and the Star Wars of it all.




Thursday, March 8



Person of Interest (CBS) 9 p.m. - "Baby Blue"

It's two men and a baby when the latest person of interest turns out to be in diapers.

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Awake (NBC) 10 p.m. - "The Little Guy"

Things get dicey for Michael and his two versions of reality when he investigates the death of a homeless person that might have involved a mysterious short man. Meanwhile, his strange actions attract the attention of his superior. Laura Innes (The Event) plays Michael's boss, Capt. Tricia Harper.

Here's a look:


Archer (FX) 10 p.m. - "Skin Game"

Archer's dead fiancee, Katya, mysteriously returns.

Here's a preview:


Other Thursday shows of interest:

On CBS's The Big Bang Theory (8 p.m.), Sheldon ends up in the dog house when he decides to spend the weekend with the guys playing videogames instead of going to a birthday party with Amy for her aunt.




Friday, March 9



Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) 8 p.m. - "Brothers"

Darth Maul returns! In part one of the two-part season-four finale it is indeed the return of Darth Maul, who is voiced by Being Human's Sam Witwer. Despite being dispatched by Obi-Wan in The Phantom Menance, somehow Maul's torso ended up on a junk planet called Lotho Minor. However, if you think that's going to stop Maul, think again.

Here's a look:


Grimm (NBC) 9 p.m. - "Plumed Serpent"

It's one hot episode on Grimm when Nick's investigation leads him to the world of Portland fire dancing, dragons and a very heated situation for Juliette. Could this be the episode where she finds out Nick's a Grimm?


Merlin (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "A Herald of the New Age"

Elyan accidentally unleashes a spirit from a forest shrine, and that spirit wants vengeance.

Here's a preview:


Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), the guys explore the "Shanghai Tunnels" of Portland, which used to be used to kidnap people. On the channel's The Dead Files (10 p.m.), former homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and psychic medium Amy Allan visit Alcatraz in "Alcatraz - San Francisco, CA." And on Spartacus: Vengeance (10 p.m.), Spartacus and the rebels decide to increase their numbers by recruiting fighters who were slaves in "Sacramentum."




Saturday, March 10



Being Human (BBC America) 9 p.m. - "The Graveyard Shift"

Annie and Tom decide that it's time for Tom to get a job.

Here's a look:




Saturday, March 11



Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 p.m. - "Red-Handed"

When Ruby quits the diner, Emma hires her as her assistant. Meanwhile, Emma continues to dig into Kathryn's disappearance. In the fairy-tale world, Red Riding Hood and Snow White go after a vicious wolf that's attacking the villagers.

Here's a preview:


The Walking Dead (AMC) 9 p.m. - "Better Angels"

With someone on the prowl around the farm, the survivors take measures to protect themselves.

Here's a look and a sneak peek:


Other Sunday shows of interest:

On Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot (10 p.m.), the team travel to Utah State University for their latest investigation in "Holy Cow, It's Bigfoot." And on AMC's Comic Book Men (10 p.m.), Walt and the gang go to a convention in "Con Gone Wrong."


What are you going to watch?

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