TV THIS WEEK: New Rogues on Flash, Living and the Dead on BBC America, Timeless channels Indiana Jones, and more!

Welcome to TV This Week! Your one-stop shop for all the cool sci-fi and fantasy stuff you should be watching over the next seven days!

This week doesn’t bring a ton of new season premieres, but we do get some great episodes worth checking out. The CW’s superhero slate is all new, led by Mirror Master’s introduction on The Flash, plus an alien-filled episode of Supergirl. The buzzy horror series Channel Zero also continues to freak us out, and BBC America gets in on the spooky action with the miniseries The Living and the Dead. Toward the end of the week, there’s also fresh Walking Dead and Westworld.

In shows you may not be watching, but should, it’s a great time to jump in on NBC’s time-travel action adventure Timeless. This week’s episode promises a major Raiders of the Lost Ark vibe that is definitely worth checking out.

Highlights

Supergirl (The CW), Monday, 8 p.m. - “Welcome to Earth”

Supergirl and the DEO have been assigned to protect the president. Kara fears the recently escaped alien Mon-El is behind an attack; at the same time, the hot-button issue of aliens vs. human rights divides National City.

 

Timeless (NBC), Monday, 10 p.m. - “Party at Castle Varlar”

The trio land in Nazi Germany and track evildoer Flynn as World War II rages around them. They also meet the man behind a popular figure of literature and they must endure a very uncomfortable party.

 

Channel Zero: Candle Cove (Syfy), Tuesday, 9 p.m. - “Want to See Something Cool?”

Mike tries to convince Gary that Candle Cove is to blame for the murders before he takes justice into his own hands. Meanwhile, Marla, Jessica and Amy begin a frantic search for Mike before it's too late.

 

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday, 8 p.m. - “The New Rogues”

Barry continues to train Jesse and when a new meta human, Mirror Master, appears on the scene he lets her tag along. But she defies one of Barry's orders, which leads to disaster. Meanwhile, Mirror Master teams with his old partner, Top, and looks to even a score with Snart.

Monday

Gotham (Fox), Monday 8 p.m. - “Mad City: Follow the White Rabbit”

Gordon must make some tough decisions after Mad Hatter sets his eyes on his next victims; Penguin and Nygma's relationship evolves; and a familiar face re-enters Nygma's life.

 

Supergirl (The CW), Monday, 8 p.m. - “Welcome to Earth”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Lucifer (Fox), Monday, 9 p.m. - “Weaponizer”

Lucifer investigates the murder of his favorite action-movie hero, whose longtime rival is one of the initial suspects, until evidence shows otherwise. Meanwhile, Uriel appears, forcing Amenadiel to admit he's lost his powers. Later, Lucifer and Uriel battle over Chloe and their mother.

 

Scorpion (CBS), Monday, 10 p.m. - “Plight at the Museum”

The team must stop thieves who robbed a rare-gem exhibit at a museum in order to extract materials needed to enrich a nuclear bomb.

Timeless (NBC), Monday, 10 p.m. - “Party at Castle Varlar”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Tuesday

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday, 8 p.m. - “The New Rogues”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Channel Zero: Candle Cove (Syfy), Tuesday, 9 p.m. - “Want to See Something Cool?”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Aftermath (Syfy), Tuesday, 9 p.m. - “A Clatter and a Chatter”

A harbinger of death torments Karen, who has accepted an old friend's assistance; and the Copelands come to the terrifying realization that no refuge is truly safe.

 

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Tuesday, 10 p.m. -“Lockup”

S.H.I.E.L.D. invades a high-security prison in search of secrets as Robbie Reyes tries to control Ghost Rider.

Wednesday

Arrow (The CW), Wednesday, 8 p.m. - “Penance”

Oliver and Lyla team up on a secret mission for Diggle, but Felicity disapproves of the plan and opts to stay behind. When Tobias Church launches a deadly assault against the city, Felicity must decide whether to send the recruits without Green Arrow.

 

Blindspot (NBC), Wednesday, 8 p.m. - “Resolves Eleven Myths”

Rich Dotcom returns because he needs assistance from the FBI with a crucial matter.

Frequency (The CW), Wednesday, 9 p.m. -“Bleed Over”

Raimy and Frank try to gain intel from a girl whose mother was taken by Nightingale, as the date of Julie's abduction looms near. Meanwhile, Raimy doesn't recognize a man who remembers her from the past, but she soon begins to recall details of their night together.

 

SERIES FINALE: Ghost Hunters (Syfy), Wednesday, 9 p.m. - “Manor of Mystery”

In the series finale, a museum director and volunteer are worried that an upcoming Victorian exhibit could agitate entities from that time period. Joining the team on their investigation are actors Rachel Nichols and Jonathan Sadowski.

 

American Horror Story: 6, Wednesday, 10 p.m. - “Chapter 7”

Chapter 7 of "American Horror Story: 6.”

Paranormal Witness (Syfy), Wednesday, 10 p.m. -“The Night Ward”

Claims of alarming paranormal events witnessed by a woman who is overseeing the renovation of an abandoned hospital are investigated during the Season 5 finale.

Thursday

DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW), Thursday, 8 p.m. - “Shogun”

Nate is shocked to learn he has powers and accidentally lands himself and Ray in Feudal Japan. Sara, Vixen and Rory agree to find Nate and help him get control of his powers so he can defend a Japanese village from the Shogun and an army of samurai warriors. Meanwhile, Jax and Stein stay back to help repair the ship and find a secret compartment but decide not to tell the rest of the team what they learn.

 

Milo Murphy's Law (Disney XD), Thursday, 8 p.m. - “Party of Peril; Smooth Opera-tor”

Melissa and Zack throw Milo his first surprise birthday party; Milo attends an opera and ends up on stage.

The Big Bang Theory (CBS), Thursday, 8 p.m. - “The Fetal Kick Catalyst”

Feeling his fetal offspring kick sends Howard on a baby-items buying binge with Raj; Sheldon and Amy host a brunch in their new digs; and Penny, by virtue of her virtuoso performance in "Serial Apist," is invited to a sci-fi convention.

 

The Good Place (NBC), Thursday, 8:30 p.m. - “Most Improved Player”

Michael has a private meeting with Eleanor, who is put to the test. Also, Chidi harbors a secret and mulls over what to do.

Supernatural (The CW), Thursday, 9 p.m. - “The Foundry”

When a crying baby leads to death in a mysterious abandoned house, Mary, Sam and Dean decide to investigate. Meanwhile, Castiel's hunt for Lucifer leads him to begrudgingly partner with Crowley.

 

Falling Water (USA), Thursday, 10 p.m. - “Monsters, Most Familiar”

Taka takes a closer look at the cult; Burton meets a mysterious CEO while on a business trip; and Tess discovers difficult information at her mother's house.

SERIES PREMIERE: The Living and the Dead (BBC America), 10:15 p.m. - “Episode 1”

From Ashley Pharaoh (Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes), The Living and the Dead stars Colin Morgan (Humans, The Fall, Merlin) and Charlotte Spencer (Glue, Line of Duty) as Nathan and Charlotte Appleby, a couple hell-bent on bringing modern ideas to an ancient rural community. When Nathan, a pioneering Victorian psychologist, brings his vivacious young wife back to live on his family's estate, he’s confronted by one disturbing case after another. Are these strange events linked merely by coincidence, or is there something more sinister — more supernatural — going on in the village?

Friday

MacGyver (CBS), Friday, 8 p.m. - “Wrench”

MacGyver tries to diffuse a bomb set near the United Nations by an old nemesis who was responsible for the death of MacGyver's mentor.

 

Milo Murphy's Law (Disney XD), Friday, 8 p.m. - “Worked Day; Wilder West”

Another wacky adventure from the Disney XD series, created by the guys behind Phones and Ferb.

The Vampire Diaries (The CW), Friday, 8 p.m. - “Today Will Be Different”

After learning that someone from Stefan's past may be Damon and Enzo's next target, Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline head to North Carolina. There, Bonnie takes drastic measures in an attempt to break Enzo free of whatever has a hold over him. Meanwhile, at the armory, Alaric and Georgie stumble upon a mysterious symbol that may be related to the supernatural force controlling Damon and Enzo.

 

Z Nation (Syfy), Friday, 9 p.m. - “Welcome to Murphytown”

Lucy's existence is discovered by "The Man"; and the gang are reunited with 10K, who informs them all about Murphy's growing army of devoted followers.

 

Van Helsing (Syfy), Friday, 10 p.m. - “For Me”

The hospital's residents, led by Vanessa and Axel, take one last stand against Julius and his vampire soldiers. Meanwhile, a civil war seems to be brewing between Dmitri's Death Squad and the other faction of bloodsuckers.

Saturday

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (BBC America), Saturday, 9 p.m. - “Lost and Found”

New info surfaces about the kidnapping of Patrick Spring's daughter, Lydia. Elsewhere: mysterious characters spark a wild hostage situation.

 

Ghost Adventures (Travel Channel), Saturday, 9 p.m. - “Route 666”

The crew travel across Texas. Stops include the De Soto Hotel and Concordia Cemetery, both of which have alleged ties to Satan worship. Then, they investigate three reported incidents of women being attacked by a demon at Goatman's Bridge.

Sunday

Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz), Sunday, 8 p.m. - "Confinement" ​

The sheriff brings up Ash on charges, and it's up to Ruby, Kelly and Pablo to bust him out of jail, but they discover some people are not who they appear to be and that there's a new evil in town.

 

Once Upon a Time, (ABC), Sunday, 8 p.m. - "Dark Waters"

 Captain Hook has faced the impossible on the high seas, but never 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. 

 

The Walking Dead (AMC), Sunday, 9 p.m. - "The Well"

Following a number of familiar faces, the group's introduced to a new well-established community (The Kingdom?) that seems too good to be true.

 

Westworld (HBO), Sunday, 9 p.m. - "Contrapasso" ​

A perilous mission awaits Dolores, William and Logan once they arrive in the amoral town of Pariah. Meanwhile, the Man in Black finds an improbable partner in his crusade.

 

Elementary (CBS), Sunday, 10 p.m. - "Henny Penny the Sky Is Falling"

Holmes and Watson are drawn into the world of asteroid research when they investigate a financial analyst's murder. Meanwhile, Gregson lobbies to have Sherlock and Joan included when his unit is selected to receive a city commendation for its exemplary work.

The Strain (FX), Sunday, 10 p.m. - "The Fall" ​

In the third season finale, the Master reveals himself and initiates the end game of the battle. Also: Eph; Fet; Setrakian; and Dutch make a last-ditch effort to defeat the strain.

 

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