TV THIS WEEK: Star Wars Rebels returns, Continuum finales, Manhattan and More!

We've already gone through most of the fall premieres for the 2015-2016 season, but we're not done with big happenings just yet. This week, Star Wars Rebels kicks off its second season, the critically acclaimed Manhattan returns, The Simpsons picks up its annual Halloween fun, and Continuum finally ends its run.

Check out the week in TV below. What's on your watchlist?


Minority Report (FOX) Monday, 9 PM - "Fredi"

Now that Minority Report, one of the most intriguing new genre series of the year, has a few episodes to its name, we thought we'd take a look and see how the show's faring. Sadly, the news isn't good. The series pulled in a little more than 3 million live viewers for its debut episode, and it's continued to drop ever since. For the moment, at least, this feels like a show that audiences just aren't embracing, and it could spell its doom very soon. This week, Dash goes undercover, and Agatha's plan is set in motion. 


Manhattan (WGN) Tuesday, 9 PM - "Damnatio Memoraie"

Season premiere! - Though Manhattan was certainly not as flashy as WGN's other debut original programming effort, Salem, it has drawn no small amount of admirers thanks to its smart storytelling. Salem might be the sexy show with the most immediate draw, but Manhattan is a slow burner, a series that gains attention slowly but surely because it just keeps getting better. This week, we'll see if a second season can really bring in a bigger audience. Check out a preview below.


Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD) Wednesday, 9:30 PM - "The Lost Commanders"

Season premiere! - At least until The Force Awakens arrives, Rebels is our clearest connection to the Star Wars universe of the future, and it will hopefully reaffirm that this week with the official Season 2 premiere, in which the Rebels will embark on increasingly dangerous missions. Over the course of Season 1, the show provided a powerful contrast between the old and the new, often blending them together in seamless ways, and this season the show will go even deeper, with no less a villain than Darth Vader on the heroes' trail. 


Continuum (Syfy) Friday, 11 PM - "Final Hour"
Series finale! - Yes, we've finally reached that moment. Continuum is over, after several seasons of clever and critically acclaimed time-travel storytelling. We don't yet know exactly how things will end up, but we do know this isn't the kind of show to leave us wallowing in mystery forever, so with a little luck we'll get the satisfying finale we deserve.


The Simpsons (FOX) Sunday, 8 PM - "Halloween of Horror"

Though its traditional "Treehouse of Horror" episode is yet to come, The Simpsons is not content with only one spooky episode this season. This week, Homer and Lisa must hid in the attic while some Halloween pop-up store employees besiege the house.



Gotham (FOX) 8 PM - "Rise of the Villains: Strike Force"

Capt. Barnes assembles a law-abiding task force with Gordon's help; Penguin is caught up in a favor for Galavan.


Gravity Falls (Disney XD) 8 PM - "Dipper and Mabel vs. The Future"

Mabel decides to plan for her and Dipper's 13th birthday party.


Star Wars: Droid Tales (Disney XD) 8:30 PM - "Flight of the Falcon"

C-3PO recounts the harrowing events of ``The Empire Strikes Back.''

Minority Report (FOX) 9 PM - "Fredi"

Dash goes undercover to apprehend a woman suspected of holding a grudge against the people who killed her sister; Agatha's plan is set in motion.

Scorpion (CBS) 9 PM - "Robots"

An explosion sends a top-secret submarine to the bottom of the ocean with limited oxygen, a self-destruct function that's about to activate, and Walter, Cabe and Happy on board.



The Muppets (ABC) 8 PM - "Pig Out"

The gang runs into Ed Helms at Rowlf's Tavern where they all sing karaoke; Kermit is displeased when he's the only one who shows up to work; Fozzie has an accident.


The Flash (CW) 8 PM - "Flash of Two Worlds"

A mysterious man has a warning about an evil speedster intent on destroying the Flash; a determined officer wants to join Joe's meta-human task force.


iZombie (CW) 9 PM - "Zombie Bro"

Liv eats the brain of a murdered, hard-partying fraternity brother; Ravi asks Major to come with him as he searches desperately for the cure; Blaine meets with a mysterious person from his past.


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) 9 PM - "A Wanted (Inhu)man"

Mack, Daisy and Coulson race against time to keep Lincoln safe; Hunter will do whatever it takes to get revenge.


Manhattan (WGN) 9 PM - "Damnatio Memoriae"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Face Off (Syfy) 9 PM - "Death Becomes Them"

The five remaining artists make quirky and macabre family member characters; two artists will be eliminated.

From Dusk Till Dawn (El Rey) 9 PM - "The Last Temptation of Richard Gecko"

As the pieces of the big job fall into place, the uneasy trust between brothers and partners crumbles in the light of the betrayals and new loyalties.

Scream Queens (FOX) 9 PM - "Pumpkin Patch"

Dean Munsch makes an announcement that impacts Chanel's plan to throw a pumpkin-patch party; Pete and Grace search for their friend.


Limitless (CBS) 10 PM - "Page 44"

Sen. Edward Morra's representative asks Brian to take the FBI's secret files on NZT; Harris makes a discovery that leaves her feeling conflicted.


The Bastard Executioner (FX) 10 PM - "Thorns/Drain"

Wilkin and Toran encounter a new timeline for their revenge; Lady Love gets a surprise visit from an unlikely ally.


Arrow (CW) 8 PM - "The Candidate"

Oliver and Thea are concerned when a family friend plans to run for mayor; Thea starts to exhibit side effects from the Lazarus Pit; Felicity asks an employee for help with a business decision.


Supernatural (CW) 9 PM - "Form and Void"

Jenna winds up in a dangerous situation and calls Dean for help, leaving Sam to deal with monsters on his own.


Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 PM - "Fortress of Phantoms"

TAPS investigates three deadly events that were not from battles at Fort Adams in Newport, R.I.

Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD) 9:30 PM - "The Lost Commanders"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Paranormal Witness (Syfy) 10 PM - "Sacred Ground"

When a family moves to the country to make a fresh start, they have a series of terrifying encounters with spirits.

American Horror Story: Hotel (FX) 10 PM - "Chutes and Ladders"

Fashion mogul Will Drake brings couture to the Hotel Cortez; a model catches the Countess's eye; John learns about the hotel's sadistic first owner.



Steven Universe (TOON) 5:30 PM - "Too Far"

Amethyst and Steven get in on some gem gossip.

Heroes Reborn (NBC) 8 PM - "The Lion's Den"

Miko's plan may end in trouble; Malina gets closer to the truth; Luke confronts his past; Erica's plans are confirmed.


The Vampire Diaries (CW) 8 PM - "Never Let Me Go"

Damon makes an impulsive decision that could undermine a deal between Lily and Stefan; Alaric asks Bonnie for help with a potentially dangerous artifact; Caroline uncovers a stunning secret.


The Originals (CW) 9 PM - "You Hung the Moon"

Jackson and Elijah become worried about Hayley's safety; Cami shares her theory on the murders with Klaus; Lucien has an unsettling warning for Elijah.


Sleepy Hollow (FOX) 9 PM - "Blood and Fear"

An ancient artifact has the ability to transform a human into a terrifying figure from the past, scaring the residents of Sleepy Hollow.


Haven (Syfy) 10 PM - "The Trial of Nathan Wuornos"

When Nathan is put on trial, Dwight and Charlotte must clear his name and save his life; the Teagues moderate the trial; Audrey tries to solve the trouble.


Z Nation (Syfy) 10 PM - "Zombie Baby Daddy"

While Murphy is falling for his baby girl, the rest of the team is suspicious of her; Vasquez sneaks away for a meeting; 10K makes a difficult decision.


Continuum (Syfy) 11 PM - "Final Hour"

Read more in our Highlights section above.


Doctor Who (BBC America) 9 PM - "The Girl Who Died"

The Doctor and Clara are captured by Vikings, then must help protect their village from futuristic space warriors.


Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors (Disney XD) 9 PM - "Contest of Champions, Part Three"

Spider-Man has to change the rules of the Grandmaster's game

Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney XD) 9:30 PM - "Can't Fight This Seedling"

The Guardians go on a journey to save Groot.


Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 PM - "The Broken Kingdom"

No synopsis available.


The Simpsons (FOX) 8 PM - "Halloween of Horror"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

The Walking Dead (AMC) 9 p.m - "JSS"

When it appears that things are starting to normalize in the settlement, a new problem arises for the Alexandrians.


The Leftovers (HBO) 9 PM - "Off Ramp"

Laurie and Tom's work to rescue lost souls takes a toll on them; Laurie tries to spread the word about the dangers of the Guilty Remnant; Tom's infiltration of the cult uncovers new problems.

The Last Man on Earth (FOX) 9:30 PM - "C to the T"

Phil -- also known as Tandy -- finally achieves redemption when he is responsible for saving the day

CSI: Cyber (CBS) 10:30 PM - "Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes"

A city could erupt in unrest when a police officer's body camera is hacked and the footage goes viral.


(Episode synopses via Zap2It)

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