TV THIS WEEK: Supergirl premieres, Ash vs. Evil Dead, and more!

We're just days away from Halloween, and this year it falls on the weekend, which means many of you will have made very non-TV-centric plans. Still, the week is full of events, from the premiere of Supergirl tonight to the premiere of Ash vs. Evil Dead on Saturday.

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


Supergirl (CBS) Monday, 8:30 PM - "Pilot"

Series premiere! - At last, we've arrived at one of the most anticipated new series of the fall, and it's aiming to give us a superhero show unlike anything else on TV right now. We heavily scrutinize every comic-book show out there, sure, but something about Supergirl seems to have prompted a kind of extra wave of speculation. We've nitpicked the costumes, endlessly debated the tone of the trailers, and wondered over and over again if this show would bring us the super-powered woman we really want, or sidestep all the stuff we were hoping to see. Now we finally get to find out. Check out a preview below.


Bones (FOX) Thursday, 8 PM - "The Resurrection in the Remains"  and Sleepy Hollow (FOX) Thursday, 9 PM - "Dead Men Tell No Tales"

Crossover Alert! - Bones is one of FOX's veteran shows at this point, a fun procedural that solves murders in often unconventional ways, while Sleepy Hollow is a relatively young show still trying to find the right format that'll keep it alive for years to come. Bones traffics heavily in science and reason, while Sleepy Hollow is bursting with fantasy, occult lore and truly bonkers plotting. So, for Halloween Week, FOX decided nothing could be more fun than crossing the shows over, and this week we get that in a two-hour event. Check out a preview below.


Grimm (NBC) Friday, 9 PM - "The Grimm Identity"

Season premiere! - Over the past few years, we've watched several NBC genre series -- including DraculaHannibal and Constantine -- try and fail to maintain an audience on Friday nights. It's notoriously hard for many series, because it's not exactly a stay-home night for many viewers, but Grimm has managed to hold on. Thanks to a solid live viewership and a significant boost from DVR viewers, the fairy-tale-inspired fantasy series just keeps churning. Now we get to see if it can earn another season once again.


Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz) Saturday, 9 PM - "El Jefe"

Series premiere! - Halloween falls on a Saturday this year, which means many people will be out with their families or attending parties in elaborate costumes. Then there are those of us who will be on the couch, eagerly awaiting the premiere of Ash vs. Evil Dead, the long-awaited return of Bruce Campbell to the Evil Dead universe. This time around, Ash's life has been Deadite-free for a while, but a moment of stupidity brings all manner of evil monsters back into his world. The trailers have been wicked fun, and the addition of Lucy Lawless doesn't hurt, so what's stopping you from watching this? Check out a preview below.


The Librarians (TNT) Sunday, 8 PM - "And the Drowned Book" and "And the Broken Staff"

Season premiere! - Last year, TNT successfully transmuted its success with Noah Wyle's The Librarian TV movies into a successful adventure series, and this season we'll get to see if the show can sustain that success. Things will start off with a bang with a huge storm over Manhattan that will bring all the Librarians together. Check out a preview below.



Gotham (FOX) 8 PM - "Rise of the Villains: By Fire"

Bridgit Pike reunites with her brothers and decides to take control of her future; Nygma and Kringle's relationship reaches a new level; Galavan and Penguin battle for control.


Gravity Falls (Disney XD) 8 PM - "Weirdmageddon Part 1"

No synopsis available.

Supergirl (CBS) 8:30 PM - "Pilot"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Minority Report (FOX) 9 PM - "Fiddler's Neck"

Dash and Arthur think a young, sick girl -- living in a community that eschews the use of modern technology -- is in danger.


Scorpion (FOX) 9:30 PM - "Tech, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll"

A nefarious virus is uploaded to Walter's computer, turning the team's new ``smart'' building project into a death trap with people locked inside.


The Flash (CW) 8 PM - "The Fury of Firestorm"

Barry and the team search for another partner for Dr. Stein; Iris leaves Joe feeling surprised; Patty and Barry become closer.


The Muppets (ABC) 8 PM - "Walk the Swine"

The feud between Miss Piggy and Reese Witherspoon hits a new level when the two volunteer for Habitat for Humanity; Fozzie's relationship hits a snag.


iZombie (CW) 9 PM - "Even Cowgirls Get the Black and Blues"

During an investigation, Liv consumes the brain of a country-singing waitress; Blaine tries to reunite with a former business associate; Ravi is thrown by Peyton's return; Major's downward spiral continues.


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) 9 PM - "4,722 Hours"

After Simmons is rescued from another planet, she reveals how she fought to survive in harsh surroundings.


Manhattan (WGN) 9 PM - "The Threshold"

Liza faces off against Darrow as Abby learns a secret about Oppenheimer.

Face Off (Syfy) 9 PM - "Movie Magic, Part 2"

Season finale! - The finalists must continue to work on their characters for the short film shoots; creature designer Patrick Tatopoulos.

From Dusk Till Dawn (El Rey) 9 PM - "Santa Sangre"

Season finale! - Seth and Santanico clash with Richie over his betrayal, while Carlos and Scott aim to take Malvado’s empire and unleash culebra frenzy on the world.

Limitless (CBS) 10 PM - "Side Effects May Include..."

Sen. Morra (Bradley Cooper) demands a high price for Brian's next inoculation to combat the side effects of NZT.



Arrow (CW) 8 PM - "Beyond Redemption"

Laurel faces the consequences of her actions; when Oliver turns to Lance for a favor, he is surprised by what he learns.


Hellevator (GSN) 8 PM - "The Asylum"

Challenges inside a condemned institute for the criminally insane is taken on by three adrenaline junkies.

Supernatural (CW) 9 PM - "Baby"

Sam and Dean's road trip to fight monsters and demons is chronicled entirely from the Impala's perspective.


Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 PM - "Darker Learning"

Investigating Southern Vermont College in Bennington, Vt., where the legend of a love triangle and suicides could be responsible for paranormal activity.

Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD) 9:30 PM - "Always Two There Are"

Ezra, Sabine, Zeb and Chopper travel to an abandoned medical station.


Paranormal Witness (Syfy) 10 PM - "The Real Conjuring"

A family of seven is terrorized by malevolent forces, enduring physical attacks, ghostly sightings and a life-threatening curse.

American Horror Story: Hotel (FX) 10 PM - "Devil's Night"

John receives an invitation to attend an exclusive Devil's Night Soiree; Alex tries to diagnose Holden's strange condition.


South Park (Comedy) 10 PM - "Tweek x Craig"

The Asian girls in school are drawing dreamy pictures of Tweek and Craig.

Moonbeam City (Comedy) 10:30 PM - "Lasers & Liars"

Dazzle starts dating Pizzaz's estranged sister; Rad wants to prove he belongs in a group of wealthy yacht enthusiasts.


Teen Titans Go! (TOON) 6:30 PM - "Scary Figure Dance"

No synopsis available.

Heroes Reborn (NBC) 8 PM - "June 13 - Part One"

Noah and Hiro join forces to return to the events of June 13, 2014, that set everything in motion; Mohinder receives a message from Angela Petrelli about Erica's motives; Hachiro moves against Hiro.


The Vampire Diaries (CW) 8 PM - "I Carry Your Heart With Me"

An unexpected turn of events sends Damon scrambling for an alternate plan; Damon's actions force Stefan and Caroline to distract girls at a ball at Whitmore College; Enzo is determined to find out what Valerie is hiding.


Bones (FOX) 8 PM - "The Resurrection in the Remains" AND Sleepy Hollow (FOX) 9 PM - "Dead Men Tell No Tales"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

The Originals (CW) 9 PM - "A Walk on the Wild Side"

Elijah considers going to a gala thrown by a group of ancient vampires; Marcel receives an enticing offer from a mysterious woman; Lucien and Klaus form a tentative alliance.


Haven (Syfy) 10 PM - "Wild Card"

Charlotte and Audrey work on a new plan; Dwight and Nathan investigate a threat; the Teagues try to identify the serial killer.


Grimm (NBC) 9 PM - "The Grimm Identity"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Z Nation (Syfy) 10 PM - "The Collector"

Murphy is captured by an unbalanced zombie fan, who is eager to add him to a zombie museum, so he must match wits to escape.


Da Vinci's Demons (Starz) 8 PM - "Abbadon"

Leo devises an escape from Otranto but may not be able to save those closest to him.

Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz) 9 PM - "El Jefe"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Doctor Who (BBC America) 9 PM - "The Zygon Invasion"

No synopsis available.


The Returned (Sundance) 10 PM - "The Child"

Survivors from the Helping Hand try to move on; Léna and her father Jérôme continue searching for Camille and Claire; Adèle has recurring nightmares about her pregnancy; Sandrine's daughter appears.


The Librarians (TNT) 8 PM - "And the Drowned Book" and "And the Broken Staff"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 PM - "The Bear and the Bow"

No synopsis available.


The Walking Dead (AMC) 9 PM - "He's Not Here"

A new face appears; trust issues form.

The Leftovers (HBO) 9 PM - "No Room at the Inn"

Rev. Matt Jamison takes his wife outside Miracle to seek answers about her condition; Matt struggles to keep Mary safe from desperate tourists outside the town's gates.


CSI: Cyber (CBS) 10 PM - "hack E.R."

A hacker bypasses an airtight security system and takes control of networked medical devices in a hospital, putting every patient's life in danger.


(Episode Synopses via Zap2It)

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