This Week's TV: Does the City Really Need Daredevil?

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Daredevil returns with Elektra and the Punisher! The season finale of Colony! The Ninja Turtles meet their 1980s counterparts! And saints be praised, there’s a new Pee-Wee Herman movie! All this, and much, much more on This Week’s TV!


Gotham (8PM, FOX)

This Ball of Mud and Madness

“Alfred and Selina help Bruce on his quest to find his parents’ killer, Matches Malone (guest star Michael Bowen). Meanwhile, Gordon follows up with Edward Nygma on Kristen Kringle’s whereabouts and Hugo Strange (guest star BD Wong) continues his treatment to reduce Penguin’s aggression.”


Despite the evocative title, there’s no Clayface in this episode—but be sure to keep an eye out for a movie poster starring “Basil Karlo,” or an orderly named “Payne”—maybe even an archeologist named “Matt Hagen”!

Supergirl (8PM, CBS)


“Kara turns on her friends and the citizens of National City after being exposed to Red Kryptonite makes her malicious and dangerous. Also, Cat appears on THE TALK to discuss Supergirl.”

The Magicians (9PM, SYFY)

The Writing Room

“Quentin, Alice, Eliot and Penny travel to England to Plover’s estate in search of a missing magic button. Once there, they discover a haunting vision of the author’s true self. In other events, Julia, fresh off her rehab stint, looks for real meaning in her magic, but at a very high cost.”


Damien (10PM, A&E)

Second Death

“Damien ends up becoming the target of several conspiracies when his secret is revealed. A mysterious benefactor steps in after Damien is questioned by Detective Shay.”


Lost Girl (10PM, SYFY)

Let Them Burn

“A shocking discovery forces Bo to make a difficult decision.”

The penultimate episode of Lost Girl! And to repeat—Kenzi IS back!

Blindspot (10PM, NBC)

Erase Weary Youth

“After a tip reveals there’s a mole within the FBI’s New York Office, the team must hunt for the operative while facing extreme scrutiny from Inspector Fischer (guest star John Hodgman). The team’s deepest secrets threaten to be exposed, and everyone is a potential suspect - but some, especially Jane Doe (Jaimie Alexander) have more to hide.”


John Hodgman guest stars!

Also on tonight: 11.22.63 (Available now, HULU), And Then There Were None (9PM, LIFETIME), Bates Motel (9PM, A&E), Ebola: The Doctor’s Story (9PM, HBO)


Agents of SHIELD (9PM, ABC)

The Inside Man

“Coulson and General Talbot are forced to team up and attend a worldwide symposium on Inhumans, where they suspect Malick has an inside man. As the S.H.I.E.L.D. team gets closer to the truth, an unexpected traitor is revealed.”


Of Kings and Prophets (10PM, ABC)

Let the Wicked Be Ashamed

“On the heels of Samuel’s prophecy and faced with angry reproach from his people, Saul confides his worries in David. In an attempt to protect his father’s position as king, Ishbaal hires an assassin to kill the prophet. Then, as the Philistine troops prepare for war, it becomes obvious that the Israelites are far outnumbered and out-armored. In efforts to unite the tribes of Israel, Ahinoam proposes a marriage between the daughter of Eitan, the Elder of Judah and her son Jonathan. Later on, Saul readies for battle after failing to make amends with King Achish at war council, but Achish remains unfazed for he has an army of thousands and an inside source spying in the house of Saul. Then, when an innocent young boy unknowingly outs Saul’s traitor, Saul makes an example of his family in a brutal public display. Feeling dismayed by the palace and caught in a bit of a love triangle, David decides to return to his life as a shepherd. However, upon returning home he is greeted by a surprise visitor who has news to share with David that will change his life forever.”


Limitless (10PM, CBS)


“When Brian’s closest relationships implode due to his inability to cut ties with Eddie Morra, he goes rogue from the FBI to free himself from the senator’s control. In Russia, he searches for Piper (Georgina Haig), Morra’s former associate turned adversary, and her alternative NZT vaccine. Also, Rebecca comes closer to discovering Brian’s connection to NZT and Senator Morra.”


“Bezgranichnyy” is a Polish adjective meaning “borderless.”

Also on Tuesday: Shadowhunters (9PM, FREEFORM), American Crime Story (10PM, FX)


Star Wars Rebels (9PM, DISNEY XD)

The Forgotten Droid

“When Chopper gets left behind at an Imperial outpost, he forms an unlikely friendship with an Imperial droid, and discovers a base location for the rebels.”


Also on Wednesday: Face Off (9PM, SYFY)


Teen Titans Go! (6PM, CARTOON)

Beast Boy’s St. Patrick’s Day Luck and it’s Bad

Is Robin a leprechaun?

Colony (10PM, USA)

“In the season finale, after the Resistance kidnaps a high-value hostage, the Los Angeles bloc is placed on lockdown.”


Season finale!

Also on Thursday: Clarence (5PM, CARTOON), Lego Nexo Knights (6:30PM, CARTOON), We Bare Bears (7PM, CARTOON), You, Me and the Apocalypse (8PM, NBC), Vikings (10PM, HISTORY)


Daredevil: Season Two (3:01AM, NETFLIX)

“Just when Matt thinks he is bringing order back to the city, new forces are rising in Hell’s Kitchen. Now the Man Without Fear must take on a new adversary in Frank Castle and face an old flame – Elektra Natchios.”


Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday (3:01AM, NETFLIX)

It’s finally here! A new, feature-length Pee-Wee movie!

The Fog (6PM, EL REY)

Be sure to grab a stomach pounder and a Coke before John Carpenter’s classic!

Sleepy Hollow (8PM, FOX)


“After a supernatural event takes the Witnesses by surprise, both Crane and Abbie are forced to work alongside their most hated foes yet. Meanwhile, Jenny and Joe struggle to salvage their relationship, as they continue to battle their own internal demons.”


Grimm (9PM, NBC)

Silence of the Slams

“A local maskmaker is targeting Wesen to create Luchador masks that bestows great power to its wearer. As Nick (David Giuntoli), Hank (Russell Hornsby), Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) work to stop the killings, Capt. Renard (Sasha Roiz) considers an offer that will bring him closer to claiming his destiny. Meanwhile, Eve’s (Bitsie Tulloch) further investigation of a recent incident raises new questions.”


Second Chance (9PM, FOX)


“Pritchard and Duval continue to investigate who Albert Lin really is, who created him and try to uncover how he is involved in a string of murders. The investigation drives a wedge between Mary and Otto, and Otto must choose if he will betray Mary and undo everything they have built, including Pritchard to align himself with Connor Graff. Meanwhile, Gracie goes missing and Pritchard and Duval must race against the clock to rescue her before Pritchard’s time runs.”


Penultimate episode! BTW, “Geworfenheit” is a concept introduced by German philosopher Martin Heidegger to describe our individual existences as “being thrown” (geworfen) into the world. Geworfen denotes the arbitrary or inscrutable nature of Dasein (existence) that connects the past with the present.

Also on Thursday: The New Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show: Season Two (3:01AM, NETFLIX), My Beautiful Broken Brain (3:01AM, NETFLIX), Pig Goat Banana Cricket (8:30PM, NICK), Children’s Hospital (11PM, CARTOON), Animals (11:30PM, HBO)


The Giant Behemoth/Beast From 20,000 Fathoms Double Feature (6AM, AMC)

Originally a story about an amorphous blob of radiation, the script for was changed at the distributor’s insistence to a pastiche of The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms—see them both, back-to-back!


Adventure Time (7PM, CARTOON)

The Thin Yellow Line

“Finn and Jake discover a conspiracy after infiltrating the Banana Guard ranks.”

Henry Danger (8PM, NICK)

Indestructible Henry, Part 1

“When Kid Danger is almost badly injured on a mission, Henry decides to go through the Densitizer and become indestructible like Captain Man, but things don’t turn out quite the way Henry hopes they will.”


We Are Still Here (9PM, SYFY)

“In the cold, wintery fields of New England, a lonely old house wakes up every thirty years - and demands a sacrifice.”


Cable premiere of this great new movie starring Barbara Crampton, Lisa Marie and Larry Fessenden!

Svengoolie (10PM, MeTV)

Time Of Their Lives (1946)

“Lou Costello is a Revolutionary War ghost trying to clear his name.”

Also on Saturday: Transformers: Robots in Disguise (6:30AM), Pokemon: XYZ (7AM), Be Cool, Scooby Doo! (10AM, CARTOON), Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge (12PM, Nick), Regular Show (6PM, CARTOON), Black Sails (9PM, STARZ), Beowulf (9PM, ESQUIRE)


Guardians of the Galaxy (8AM, DISNEY XD)

Accidents Will Happen

“The Guardians must stop Ronan’s plan to blow up the Kree Supreme Intelligence.”

Avengers: Ultron Revolution (8:30AM, DISNEY XD)

The Ultimates

“Ultron is back and plans to replace humanity with robots known as Ultimates.”

Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister Six (9AM, DISNEY XD)

Double Agent Venom

“Spider-Man and Scarlet Spider must overcome Kraven in order to rescue their kidnapped teammate, Agent Venom.”


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (11AM, NICK)

Trans-Dimensional Turtles

“Worlds collide as the voice cast of the 1980s Turtles, Cam Clarke, Rob Paulsen, Barry Gordon and Townsend Coleman joins forces as Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo, respectively, in “Trans-Dimensional Turtles,” a new episode of Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! In this new half-hour episode, the Turtles are transported to another dimension where they meet their ‘80s alternate-reality counterparts. Actor Pat Fraley also reunites with the ‘80s cast for the first time since the original series premiered to reprise his role as Krang.”


Very exciting! They basically did the same thing in 2009 with Turtles Forever—but they didn’t have the original voices! “We suffer from great temporal homesickness for the decade we were born in.” – Thomas Pynchon

Once Upon a Time (8PM, ABC)

Devil’s Due

“It’s a match made in heaven when the darkest of dark ones meets the lord of the underworld. But when this bargain goes to hell, everyone pays the price!”


The Passion (8PM, FOX)

“Set in modern day, THE PASSION will follow the dramatic and inspirational story of Jesus of Nazareth, as he presides over the Last Supper, and then is betrayed by Judas, put on trial by Pontius Pilate, convicted, crucified and resurrected. The story will unfold live at some of New Orleans’ most iconic locations, while featuring a procession of hundreds of people carrying a 20-foot, illuminated cross from Champion Square outside the Superdome to the live stage at Woldenburg Park on the banks of the Mississippi River.”


The Walking Dead (9PM, AMC)

Twice As Far

“Two separate groups leave Alexandria for supplies, and while both worry over the future of the community, they will face immediate danger. “


Elementary (10PM, CBS)

You’ve Got Me, Who’s Got You?

“When a man who secretly fought crime dressed as a popular comic book superhero is murdered, Holmes and Watson must discover his real identity before they can find his killer.”


New time slot!

Robot Chicken (11:30PM, Cartoon)

Western Hay Batch

...who knows?

Also on Sunday: Barbie’s Spy Squad (1PM, NICK), Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade (7:30PM, FOX), Comic Book Men (12AM, AMC), The Venture Bros. (12AM, CARTOON)

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