TV THIS WEEK: MythBusters says goodbye, Gotham returns, and more!

It's a busy TV week, but one event rises above them all: The end of MythBusters after years of nerdy fun. Plus Agent Carter's season finale, the return of Gotham, and more!

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


Gotham (FOX) Monday, 8 p.m. - "Rise of the Villains: Mr Freeze"

Though the relationship between Gotham's version of Bruce Wayne and the rest of its characters is often a matter of debate, it's still fun to see the show introduce villain after villain into the mix, and this week we hit another level with Mr. Freeze. In the beginning, this show was a gritty crime drama that relied less on comic-book tropes and more on what would be believabe. Now it's getting more ambitious, and that's exciting. Check out a preview below.

Agent Carter (ABC) Tuesday, 9 p.m. - "Hollywood Ending"

Season finale! - it's been more than two weeks since we heard that Agent Carter star Hayley Atwell was booked for a new pilot at ABC, and we still don't know what that means for Agent Carter. Naturally, stars can juggle TV series, and they have before, but Atwell carries this series, it's one of Marvel's most interesting projects, and we still don't know if it will be around for Season 3. This week's finale, which also sets up more Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the broadcast schedule, might help us find out.

 A Year In Space (PBS) Wednesday, 8 p.m.

Documentary Special! - If you're  more interested in the scientific part of science fiction this week, check out this miniseries starring astronaut Scott Kelly and his twin brother Mark. Scott's about to fall back to Earth after a full year on the International Space Station, and this documentary series will examine just how that extreme length of time in orbit affected him and his family. It's a fascinating case study in human spaceflight and could very well set the stage for how we view our first Mars mission.

MythBusters (Discovery) Saturday, 8 p.m. - "The Grand Finale" and "The Reunion"

Series finale! - Well, this is it! We talked about the penultimate episode of MythBusters last week, but this week is the Real Deal. This is the official end of the one of the nerdiest shows ever to be on television, and it's all capped off with two hours of programming, complete with a reunion special that will feature former co-stars returning to the fold. So, let's all get ready to cry on Saturday.

Once Upon a Time (ABC) Sunday, 8 p.m. - "Souls of the Departed"

100 Episodes! - Though we're still wondering just how much ABC's fairy-tale series owes to the comic-book phenomenon Fables, the TV show has nonetheless become a phenomenon of its own. This week we hit 100 episodes, and the series just keeps trying new things as many of the principal characters are set to enter the Underworld. Get ready for more Disney fun. 


Gotham (FOX) 8 p.m. - "Rise of the Villains: Mr. Freeze"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Supergirl (CBS) 8 p.m. - "Solitude"

Kara travels to the Fortress of Solitude to learn how to defeat Indigo (Laura Vandervoort), who has a connection to Kara's past; James and Lucy's relationship comes to a crossroads.

Lucifer (FOX) 9 p.m. - "Favorite Son"

When Lucifer bails on a murder investigation that bores him, he must persuade Chloe to let him back on the case after realizing that something very personal to him was stolen during the crime.

The Magicians (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "The Mayakovsky Circumstance"

An uncompromising professor at Brakebills South pushes the students' boundaries; Julia must decide whether she's ready to accept help.

Scorpion (CBS) 9 p.m. - "The Fast and the Nerdiest"

Sylvester wins big on ``The Price Is Right''; the team must infiltrate a high-end car smuggling operation that is preparing to ship weapons to South America.

Lost Girl (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Family Portrait"

When conflicting versions of her past emerge, Bo searches for the truth.

Bitten (Syfy) 11 p.m. - "Right Behind You"

Elena struggles to convince Jeremy to protect her blood family against the Russia Alpha; Nick uncovers Roman's plans.


The Muppets (ABC) 8 p.m. - "Generally Inhospitable" and "Because...Love"

Season finale! - Miss Piggy breaks her leg, so Kermit and the crew have to broadcast ``Up Late'' from the hospital; Rizzo, Pepe and Yolanda have to keep Pache out of trouble; Miss Piggy and Kermit take stock of their relationship; Kermit seeks advice.

Agent Carter (ABC) 9 p.m. - "Hollywood Ending"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Shadowhunters (Freeform) 9 p.m. - "Bad Blood"

Alec, Jace and Isabelle's activities with Clary attract the attention of The Clave, resulting in trouble for the Lightwoods; Clary faces a difficult decision.

Teen Wolf (MTV) 9 p.m. - "The Beast of Beacon Hills"

Now that the Beast's identity is known, Scott and the others race against time to stop the Dread Doctors.

The Shannara Chronicles (MTV) 10 p.m. - "Ellcrys"

Wil and Amberle try to reach the Ellcrys, and Allanon and Ander lead the Elvin army against Dagda Mor.


A Year In Space (PBS) 8 p.m. - "Part One"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD) 9 p.m. - "Shroud of Darkness"

Kanan, Ezra and Ahsoka return to the Jedi Temple on Lothal; they seek answers from Yoda about the inquisitors' ability to track the rebels.

CSI: Cyber (CBS) 10 p.m. - "Python's Revenge"

Notorious criminal Python kidnaps Avery's surrogate daughter and requires the team to decipher elaborate puzzles if they want to save her life.


Legends of Tomorrow (CW) 8 p.m. - "Marooned"

When the group receives a distress call from another timeship, Rip decides to answer it, despite warnings from the rest of the team that it seems like a trap.

You, Me and the Apocalypse (NBC) 8 p.m. - "Home Sweet Home"

Jude tells Jamie about his family history; Scotty must commit a crime to save Rhonda from the police; Ariel talks Sutton into kidnapping Jamie's daughter.

The 100 (CW) 9 p.m. - "Thirteen"

Lexa tries to maintain peace within the clans; Clarke discovers an unusual and game-changing truth; flashbacks reveal a dark chapter of humanity's past.

Colony (USA) 10 p.m. - "In From the Cold"

A high-ranking member of the Resistance arrives; Katie gets a second chance; Bram proposes a risky journey.

Elementary (CBS) 10 p.m. - "Up to Heaven and Down to Hell"

When Watson runs into Gregson and his girlfriend (Virginia Madsen), a former NYPD officer, she accidentally causes problems in their relationship; a woman who willed her considerable estate to a beloved dog is murdered.


Sleepy Hollow (FOX) 8 p.m. - "Dark Mirror"

Crane looks to his past for a connection when a monster resembling the mythical New Jersey Devil attacks Sleepy Hollow; Joe and Jenny stumble as they navigate their relationship; Abbie struggles in the wake of her trauma.

The Vampire Diaries (CW) 8 p.m. - "I Would for You"

Stefan and Valerie pursue an herb that can hide them from Rayna; Bonnie makes a discovery that thwarts Damon's plan to take Rayna down; Stefan questions his future with Caroline; Matt decides it may be time to take a real stand against vampires.

The Originals (CW) 9 p.m. - "An Old Friend Calls"

An old vampire arrives in the city, threatening the lives of innocent citizens and forcing Vincent to take part in a plot to bring down Klaus; Marcel seeks Davina's help when several Strix members go missing; Elijah talks to Hayley about her grief.

Second Chance (FOX) 9 p.m. - "May Old Acquaintance Be Forgot"

A major drug dealer (Mädchen Amick) turns out to be responsible for a murder 20 years earlier, which Pritchard helped cover up; Otto wants to find another blood donor for Mary; Gracie dates an older guy.

Grimm (NBC) 9 p.m. - "Key Move"

Artifacts take Monroe and Nick closer to the heart of a mystery; a deadly move could send Portland into chaos.


MythBusters (DISC) 8 p.m. - "The Grand Finale" and "The Reunion"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Doctor Who (BBC) 9 p.m. - "Doctor's Notes: Heaven Sent and Hell Bent"

The Doctor is pursued by the feared creature known only as the Veil and must attempt the impossible; returning to Gallifrey, the Doctor faces the Time Lords.

Beowulf (Esquire) 10 p.m. - "Episode 107"

The Wulfing Raiders unleash their wolves to terrorize Herot; Beowulf cannot prevent the capture of an important hostage; Rheda meets an old enemy, Jogan, to negotiate an exchange; Beowulf joins forces with Varr.


Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 p.m. - "Souls of the Departed"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

The Walking Dead (AMC) 9 p.m. - "Not Tomorrow Yet"

Rick and the others determine that the only way to keep peace in Alexandria, is to wage a war with a new enemy.

The Last Man on Earth (FOX) 9:30 p.m.- "Pitch Black"

Mike Miller's space capsule continues to hurtle toward Earth, where he expects to be the only person alive.

CSI: Cyber (CBS) 10 p.m. - "5 Deadly Sins"

The team investigates when a vigilante begins killing off the people responsible for objectionable posts on social media.

The Venture Bros. (TOON) 12 a.m. (technically Monday morning) - "It Happening One Night"

A legion of avant-garde super villains redefines the art of arching Dr. Venture; Hank looks for love.


(episode synopses via Zap2It)

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