This Week's TV: Steven Universe Is in Too Deep

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Steven Universe is back for a four-week special event! The season finales of Vampire Diaries, Once Upon a Time, and The Last Man On Earth! Kevin Smith directs The Flash! And Person Of Interest gets a two-night event! Will any of it be worth it? Let’s find out, on This Week’s TV!



Gotham (8PM, FOX)


“Michelle Veintimilla Reprises her Role as Firefly/Bridgit! Azrael is on the loose in Gotham City, which sparks Penguin’s need for revenge. Meanwhile, Bruce enlists the help of Selina Kyle to help track down Professor Strange, as he evades arrest for his experiments.”

12 Monkeys (9PM, SYFY)


“While Ramse travels to 1944 to save Cole and Cassie, the true intent of the Army of the 12 Monkeys emerges.”

Houdini & Doyle (9PM, FOX)

A Dish Of Adharma

“Claiming he’s avenging a murder - his own murder in a past life - a 12-year-old boy shoots a prominent suffragette. In order to find the truth, the team must solve a decades-old killing.”


Person of Interest (10PM, CBS)


“The Machine experiences a glitch during rebooting, supplying Reese and Fusco with the numbers of dozens of people not actually involved in crimes, while also locking Finch and Root out after identifying them as threats based on past violent behavior.”


Part one of a two-night event!

Blindspot (10PM, NBC)

Of Whose Uneasy Route

“The FBI is locked down when criminal hackers infiltrate the building, trapping the team inside SIOC. As they fight their way out, the close quarters force Mayfair (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) Zapata (Audrey Esparza), Reade (Rob Brown), and Sarah (guest star Jordana Spiro) to confront personal conflicts.”


Also On Monday: Reign (8PM, CW), Bates Motel (9PM, A&E), Turn (10PM, AMC), Damien (10PM, A&E), Hunters (10PM, SYFY)


The Flash (8PM, CW)

The Runaway Dinosaur

“With Barry gone, the team must figure out a way to handle the return of an old enemy - Girder (guest star Greg Finley). Realizing Girder is retracing his steps from his last attack, Iris volunteers to act as bait to trap him in S.T.A.R. Labs. Meanwhile, Barry fights to return to his old life.”


Kevin Smith directs! And isn’t Girder dead?

Containment (9PM, CW)

With Silence and Tears

“As the situation inside the cordon grows more dire, Lex’s (David Gyasi) frustration builds as he becomes increasingly conflicted by the messages of false hope he’s being forced to send to the public. When Jana (Christina Moses) suspects something is off with Lex’s demeanor, she realizes the situation may be more serious than the government is letting on and devises a plan to reach Lex directly. At the hospital, Dr. Cannerts (George Young) continues working towards finding an antidote, while Jake (Chris Wood) helps Katie (Kristen Gutoskie) cope with some personal issues. Elsewhere, Leo (Trevor St. John) becomes concerned for his friends inside the cordon and turns to an unlikely ally to help him. Finally, a turn of events at the grocery mart leaves Teresa (Hanna Mangan Lawrence) and her mother in a terrifying position.”


Agents of SHIELD (9PM, ABC)


“With only two episodes left before S.H.I.E.L.D. loses one of their own, Daisy’s prophecy ticks closer towards a major loss, as the aftermath of the events of “Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War” force S.H.I.E.L.D. to register the Inhumans.”


Someone’s going to die, we get it.

Person of Interest (10PM, CBS)

Truth Be Told

“Reese’s cover could be blown when he realizes the latest POI has ties to his old colleagues in the CIA.”


Also on Tuesday: Stitchers (10PM, FREEFORM)


Arrow (8PM, CW)

Monument Point

“When Team Arrow learns what Damien Darhk’s (guest star Neal McDonough) next move is, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) realizes she needs to ask her father, Noah Kuttler (guest star Tom Amandes), for help. Noah and Oliver (Stephen Amell) have a heart to heart talk that leaves Oliver rattled.”


Micro Monsters with David Attenborough (8PM, SMITHSONIAN)

Good stuff!

Supernatural (9PM,CW)

All In the Family

“Amara (guest star Emily Swallows) shows Dean how she’s torturing Lucifer. Worried for Castiel, Dean and Sam come up with a plan to rescue him from Amara’s clutches.”


Also on Wednesday: Nova (9PM, PBS)


Steven Universe (7PM, CARTOON)

Super Watermelon Island/Gem Drill

What are they, really?

American International Pictures Marathon (8PM, TCM)

Pit and the Pendulum, “X”- The Man With the X-Ray Eyes, Dementia 13, Black Sabbath, The Comedy of Terrors, and Master of the World! Back-to-back-to back!


DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (8PM, CW)


“Being in the vicinity of the Time Masters leaves Rip and Rory incredibly disturbed for very different reasons. Meanwhile, Sara takes over the Waverider, Kendra is reunited with Carter (guest star Falk Hentschel) and Snart decides he might be a hero after all.”


The 100 (9PM, CW)

Perverse Instantiation- Part One

“Clarke finds hope in the most unlikely place. Meanwhile, Alie’s (guest star Erica Cerra) master plan comes together.”


Archer (10PM, FX)

Double Indecency

“Who’s sexier, Cyril or Krieger? Pam or Cheryl? Only one way to find out... Bar fight!”


Orphan Black (10PM, BBC AMERICA)

Human Raw Material

“Sarah’s day off to reconnect with Kira quickly turns into a sleuthing mission aimed squarely at discrediting Felix’s new ties. Cosima steps up with Donnie to further investigate the Neolutionist fertility research center. While Donnie bumps into an all-too-familiar face, Cosima makes a shocking discovery that leads her into a dangerous encounter.”


Also On Thursday: Clarence (5PM, CARTOON), The Amazing World of Gumball (5:30PM, CARTOON), The Powerpuff Girls (6PM, CARTOON), Teen Titans Go! (6:30PM, CARTOON), Regular Show (7:30PM, CARTOON), Bones (8PM, FOX), River Monsters (9PM, ANIMAL)


The Vampire Diaries (8PM, CW)

Gods & Monsters

“Despite their best efforts to help Bonnie (Kat Graham) through the harrowing predicament she now faces, Damon (Ian Somerhalder), Enzo (Michael Malarkey) and Caroline (Candice King) realize their options are running out and drastic measures need to be taken. With their only chance of saving their friend lying inside the Armory, Stefan (Paul Wesley) breaks the news to Caroline that they may need help from an unlikely source – her and Alaric’s twin daughters. Elsewhere, Enzo (Michael Malarkey) keeps Bonnie preoccupied by bringing her back to their cabin but when his plan takes an unexpected turn, it’ll be up to Damon to make the ultimate sacrifice to save his closest friends.”


Season finale!

The Originals (9PM, CW)

Give ’Em Hell, Kid

“After receiving new visions of the looming prophecy, Freya (Riley Voelkel) uncovers that her family is on a collision course with a dangerous new enemy. Meanwhile, with the help of Detective Kinney (guest star Jason Dohring), Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) and Kol (guest star Nathaniel Buzolic) travel to the ancestral world to put a stop to the witches and take back their city once and for all. Elsewhere, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) confront Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) after a heartbreaking plan gone wrong has sent him spiraling.”


Grimm (9PM, NBC)

Bad Night

“Nick leans on Monroe and Rosalee (Bree Turner) as he worries that he may lose everything as he continues to battle Black Claw. Renard ramps up his campaign as election time nears. Elsewhere, Adalind is faced with a very difficult decision in order to protect her children. Meanwhile, Hank’s relationship with Zuri (guest star Sharon Leal) takes an unexpected turn and Wu tries to gain control of his new reality.”


Also on Friday: Wynonna Earp (10PM, SYFY), Banshee (10PM, CINEMAX)


Outlander (9PM, STARZ)

Best Laid Schemes

“Claire’s medical knowledge is used to devise a plan to halt a deal that would fill the war chest, but she learns Jamie has reneged on his word, and that leads to problems for both of them.”


Svengoolie Presents The Incredible Shrinking Man (10PM, MeTV)

Great movie.

Also on Saturday: Transformers: Robots in Disguise (6:30AM, CARTOON), Pokemon: XYZ (7AM, CARTOON), Transformers: Rescue Bots (8:30AM, DFC), Apple & Onion (11:30AM, CARTOON), My Little Pony (11:30PM, DFC), Uncle Grandpa (11:45AM, CARTOON), Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (8PM, OVATION)


Once Upon a Time (7PM, ABC)

The two-hour season finale, at this awkward time!

Fear the Walking Dead (9PM, AMC)

Sicut Cervus

“Conflict erupts in a final push to Strand’s destination; and Chris makes a decision that shakes the family.”


Game Of Thrones (9PM, HBO)

Book Of the Stranger

“Tyrion strikes a deal. Jorah and Daario undertake a difficult task. Jaime and Cersei try to improve their situation.”


The Last Man On Earth (10PM, FOX)

30 Years Of Science Down the Tubes

“Phil and Mike grow closer than ever and the whole Malibu group gets a big friggin’ surprise.”


Season finale!

Penny Dreadful (10PM, SHOWTIME)

Good And Evil Braided Be

“Vanessa is confronted by a familiar who reveals a clue to her past.”

Also On Sunday: Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal! (10AM, NICK), Bob’s Burgers (8:30PM, FOX), Silicon Valley (10PM, HBO, Veep (10:30, HBO), Wallander (9PM, PBS), Robot Chicken (11:30PM, CARTOON), Mike Tyson Mysteries (11:45PM, CARTOON)


I’m betting the death on Agents of SHIELD is one of the hastily introduced inhuman characters from the start of the season. Probably the gay construction worker. I’m hoping it’s that Abercrombie & Fitch electric guy. More than likely going to be Australian Guy from South Dakota.