TV THIS WEEK: Cult's spooky premiere, James Callis and more!

The CW's Cult

The CW gets its Se7en on with the premiere of Cult, a spooky look at what happens when TV fans go too far. Also this week, Battlestar Galactica's James Callis takes on the hood guy in Arrow and fanboys try to save the world in Syfy's End of the World.

And Kiera tries to stop Liber8's latest plot on Continuum, Sally makes a deal with Donna on Being Human, Bo is convinced Kenzi is not herself on Lost Girl, the makeup artists go buggy on Face Off, Sam and Dean try to help a cop who's doing magic on Supernatural, Raj has a disastrous date on The Big Bang Theory, Hank makes a shocking discovery even he can't explain on Zero Hour, Elena may lose someone she loves on The Vampire Diaries, Reese and Finch try to help a sexy government agent on Person of Interest, Heather has Vincent issues on Beauty & The Beast, Sherlock tries to improve Joan's deductive abilities on Elementary, Archer gets bitten by a snake on Archer, Martin makes a deal to save Jake on Touch, Guinevere plots Arthur's demise on Merlin, and someone … at least a zombie … will die on The Walking Dead.

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

Monday, Feb. 18

Continuum (Syfy) 8 p.m. - “Time's Up”

Kiera tries to stop Liber8's latest plot when they kidnap the CEO of a petrochemical company and threaten a public execution.

Here's a sneak peek:

Being Human (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “What's Blood Got to Do With It”

Sally makes a deal with Donna to save her brother's life. Meanwhile, Aidan flashes back to the Revolutionary War and his memories of Bishop. Mark Pellegrino returns as Bishop.

Here's a promo:

Lost Girl (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “The Kenzi Scale”

Bo's friends stage an intervention, but they're shocked when she claims Kenzi isn't really Kenzi.

Here's a look:

Other Monday shows of interest:

The Animal Planet digs deeper into the Bigfoot of it all in Finding Bigfoot: Further Evidence (8, 9 and 10 p.m.), to “enhance” three episodes, which basically means taking old episodes and adding some new material to them.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Cult (The CW) 9 p.m. - “You're Next”

Series premiere! A journalist begins to investigate the mysterious disappearance of his troubled brother, only to discover it might have something to do with the freaky fans of a popular TV show named Cult. Stars The Vampire Diaries' Matt Davis and Heroes' Robert Knepper.

Here's a look:

Face Off (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Bugging Out”

The makeup artists are asked to choose an abstract image to inspire their next creation, which turns out to be a microscopic image of … well, check out the title of the episode and you'll get a clue.

Here's a preview:

Other Tuesday shows of interest:

On Syfy's Total Blackout (10 p.m.), it's the All Stars edition as memorable contestants from previous episodes return for a shot at the grand prize.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Arrow (The CW) 8 p.m. - “Dodger”

James Callis alert! Battlestar Galactica's James Callis pops in as The Dodger, an international jewel thief who forces innocent people to do his bidding. Arrow has gotten an early pick up for a second season by the CW.

Here's a preview:

Supernatural (The CW) 9 p.m. - “Man's Best Friend With Benefits”

A cop (Christian Campbell) is troubled by nightmares of murder when he begins practicing witchcraft. However when those nightmares appear to come true, he calls on Sam and Dean for help.

Here's a look:

Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Ghosts From Hale”

Old Time! Ghost Hunters returns to its original time slot. TAPS heads to Coventry, CT to investigate the Nathan Hale Homestead.

Here's a promo:

Ghost Mine (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Gold Fever”

Season one finale! Kristen has a ghost sighting, and she gives the miners a warning. Meanwhile, there's surprising twist in store for the miners.

Here's a preview:

Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On ABC's The Neighbors (8:30 p.m.), Larry and Reggie become obsessed with winning an Acadmey Award in “Larry Bird Presents an Oscar-Winning Film by Larry Bird.” The Science Channel's Mysterious Worlds (9 p.m.) delves into the “Vampires Among Us.” And on the channel's Dark Matters: Extra Twisted (10 p.m.), deeper insight and new information is revealed on science's most unethical stories, including a story about actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr.

Thursday, Feb. 21

The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 8 p.m. - “The Monster Isolation”

Raj has a horrible date and decides to never leave his apartment again. Meanwhile, Sheldon is impressed by Penny's acting abilities.

Zero Hour (ABC) 8 p.m. - “Face”

Hank and Beck have a dangerous encounter with White Vincent. Meanwhile, Rachel and Arron learn about the final journey of the Rose Commandant and the hunt is on to find the next clock.

Here's a preview:

The Vampire Diaries (The CW) 8 p.m. - “Stand By Me”

Last week's shocking development leaves Elena devastated by the thought of losing someone she loves. Meanwhile, the gang is appalled to discover what the rest of Shane's plan really is.

Here's a preview:

Person of Interest (CBS) 9 p.m. - “Relevance”

Sarah Shahi guest stars as the latest POI, a deadly government agent who stops terrorist attacks before they occur. However when she ends up on the run, Reese and Finch have trouble keeping up with her.

Here's a promo:

Beauty & The Beast (The CW) 9 p.m. - “Tough Love”

Heather meets Vincent and has worries about his relationship with Cat. Elsewhere, Evan considers a proposition.

Here's a look:

Elementary (CBS) 10 p.m. - “Possibility Two”

A wealthy philanthropist who believes he's been infected with an incurable illness tries to convince Sherlock to take his case. Meanwhile, Sherlock tries to hone Joan's deductive abilities.

Here's a preview:

Archer (FX) 10 p.m. - “Once Bitten”

Things get interesting for Archer when he's bitten by a snake in a special place.

Here's a sneak peek:

Other Thursday shows of interest:

On AMC's Comic Book Men (9 p.m.), the guys try to create a special sandwich that represents the Stash in “Super Hoagie.”

Friday, Feb. 22

Touch (Fox) 9 p.m. - “Perfect Storm”

Martin is forced to make a risky deal to protect Jake. Meanwhile, Lucy gives the police new information about Amelia's kidnapping.

Here's a promo:

Merlin (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “The Hollow Queen”

A young druid boy begs Merlin to leave Camelot and journey with him to his village to help save his dying sister. However, it's a trap set by Morgana. Meanwhile, back at Camelot, the Morgana-controlled Guinevere plots with the ruthless Sarrum of Amata to kill Arthur.

Here's a preview:

Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), the team visits three reportedly haunted locations in New Orleans.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon) 9:30 a.m. - “To Catch a Jedi”

While on the run in the underworld, Ahsoka makes an unlikely bargain with Asajj Ventress to buy time to prove her innocence.

Here's a look:

End of the World (Syfy) 8 p.m.

Nerd alert! Eureka's Neil Grayston, Heroes' Greg Grunberg and the awesome Brad Dourif star in this disaster movie semi-spoof. When deadly plasma rain threatens the world it's up to two small town sci-fi nerds to save the day based on their vast knowledge of disaster films.

Here's a preview:

Other Saturday shows of interest:

On the Cartoon Network there are new episodes of Ben 10: Omniverse (9 a.m.), Green Lantern: The Animated Series (10 a.m.), and Young Justice: Invasion (10:30 a.m.). And on the season five premiere of Bio's My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera (10 p.m.), a woman captures the image of a Civil War soldier who was executed.

Sunday, Feb. 24

The Walking Dead (AMC) 9 p.m. - “I Ain't a Judas”

The survivors must figure out how to deal with their security issues and the possibility that the Governor will return. Meanwhile, Andrea doesn't like the way things are developing in Woodbury.

Talking Dead follows the episode with Chris Hardwick leading the discussion about “I Ain't a Judas”.

Here's a preview of “I Ain't a Judas”:

Other Sunday shows of interest:

On Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot (10 p.m.), the team takes their investigation to Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains to search for a “Peek-A-Boo Bigfoot” that appears to have been captured by trail cameras.

What are you going to watch?


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