TV This Week: A major death at ISIS will change Archer forever

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Big changes are afoot for the ISIS crew when Archer returns tonight for its fifth season. Steamy werewolf soap Bitten premieres as lycanthropes threaten to overrun our television sets. Plus, Sleepy Hollow, Supernatural, and Arrow are all back from their winter vacations. Get the details below!



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Adventure Time (7 PM, Cartoon Network)

It's the Ooo wedding of the season, but could LSP ruin everything?

Tree Trunks and Mr. Pig are getting married, and Lumpy Space Princess tries to crash the wedding.

Almost Human (8 PM, Fox)

The promo for this episode features Kennex shooting a mouthy MX, but apparently he's not the only one getting trigger-happy:

Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate a crime scene involving a self-guided bullet that can track, target and kill specific people at any moment. Meanwhile, Maldonado revisits the deadly ambush that almost killed Kennex.


Lost Girl (8 PM, Syfy)

Where did Bo go at the end of last season? The gang doesn't know at the beginning of Lost Girl's fourth season. In fact, they don't know a lot of things when a rash of stolen memories hits Kenzi and the Fae. But what does guest star George Takei have to do with all this? Oh, my!


Steven Universe (8 PM, Cartoon Network)

In "Serious Steven," Steven will try to prove himself to Garnet as he navigates out of an ancient maze, and in "Tiger Millionaire," he and Amethyst join an underground wrestling league.


Beauty and the Beast (9 PM, The CW)

Cat and Vincent are back from their midseason break, but their relationship might be on the rocks:

In order to prevent Vincent (Jay Ryan) from further injuries, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) helps protect Tori (guest star Amber Skye Noyes) when her life is threatened, revealing a new, unexpected mystery. Meanwhile, Vincent's stubborn attempt to intervene leads to life-changing consequences, which causes Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) and Cat to grow closer.


Being Human (9 PM, Syfy)

The supernatural roommates are back for a fourth season, but they're not all living under the same roof—or even under a roof at all. The season premiere opens with Nora and Aidan living out in the woods while Josh is still stuck in his wolf form. Meanwhile, Sally needs to figure out her magical connection to Donna when she is trapped with the witch in a mysterious place.

Sleepy Hollow (9 PM, Fox)

Ichabbie fans rejoice! We're headed back to Sleepy Hollow for another round of mystical hijinks, and this time, things get personal for Irving:

When Capt. Iriving's daughter, Macy, becomes the target of evil forces, he makes a desperate plea to Crane and Mills for help, and seeks answers that lie within Washington's Bible. Meanwhile, a frightening chapter of Jenny's past is revealed.


Archer (10 PM, FX)

As our crew of incompetent spies heads back into the Danger Zone in the fifth season premiere, someone who has been from ISIS from the very beginning dies. Naturally, things get crazy—like they always do at ISIS—but this time, major changes are ahead for the spies. Creator Voice actor H. Jon Benjamin has said that this episode is a game changer for the show.


Teen Wolf (10 PM, MTV)

Scott and Stiles hope to find the werecoyote before it is hunted down, while Derek and Peter receive help from an unlikely ally.


Intelligence (10 PM, CBS)

This show got off to a rocky start; can it turn things around in the second episode?

CyberCom investigates a terrorist suicide bombing at a U.S. Marine base and learns a new, chemically undetectable bomb material is being consumed. Meanwhile, Riley is forced to make a drastic decision when she finds Gabriel unable to complete a task.


Bitten (10 PM, Syfy)

Mondays are now officially Werewolf Day with the return of Being Human and Lost Girl and the premiere of Bitten, based on Kelley Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld novels. This steamy supernatural soap is hoping romance lovers weary of vampires will turn to a hairier sexy beast—and we spoke to star Laura Vandervoort about what the show offers aside from beautiful werewolves.


Bitten is an emotionally charged supernatural thriller starring Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, Ted) as Elena Michaels, the lone female werewolf in existence. Desperate to escape both a world she never wanted to be part of and the man who turned her into a werewolf, Elena (Vandervoort) has abandoned her Pack and taken refuge in a new city. There, she works as a photographer and hides her werewolf existence from her new boyfriend. When bodies start turning up in her Pack's backyard, Elena finds herself back at Stonehaven, the werewolves' ancestral domain. Torn between two worlds and two loves, she quickly realizes that - when push comes to shove - she'll stop at nothing to defend her Pack.



Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (8 PM, ABC)

Now that's we've learned one of the major secrets behind Coulson's resurrection, we're going to peer into Skye's background. Will we get a clue as to the identity of Skye's parents?

Coulson and May uncover startling information about Skye's past, while the team is swept into a storm at S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy.


The Originals (8 PM, The CW)

The Vampire Diaries spinoff returns with more vampire politics in New Orleans:

As the French Quarter prepares for its annual celebration of the Casket Girls Festival, Cami (Leah Pipes) suffers through as Davina (Danielle Campbell) attempts to free her of Klaus' (Joseph Morgan) mind compulsion. Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) form an unlikely alliance as Klaus sets his plan in motion to get Davina back. Once it's known that Davina is missing, Sophie (Daniella Pineda) gets in on the hunt to track her down. Meanwhile, Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) is forced to make a tough decision after receiving an unexpected phone call, and Rebekah (Claire Holt) sets her own plan in motion when she enlists the help of someone from Marcel's past.


Supernatural (9 PM, The CW)

Why is it that whenever one of the Winchesters needs to save the other, the person with the appropriate know-how is never a sweet old lady with no ulterior motive?

Dean (Jensen Ackles) is devastated after Kevin's death and vows to find the angel that killed him, not only to free Sam (Jared Padalecki), but to seek revenge. Castiel (Misha Collins) arrives at the bunker and suggests they try to separate Sam's brain from the angel's so they can talk to Sam and have him expel Gadreel. However, there's one small problem: the only person who knows how to do that is Crowley (Mark Sheppard).


Person of Interest (10 PM, CBS)

What happens when you try to leave the Machine behind? It's not as easy as walking away.

Reese boards an international flight in an attempt to put the team and the past behind him, but is angered when he realizes his travel plans have been manipulated.



Johnny Test (7 PM, Cartoon Network)

In "Dial J for Johnny," Johnny and Dukey prank call historical figures using the girls' time machine; in "Road Trip Johnny," the Test family take a road trip to Upchuck Geysers.


Teen Titans Go! (7:30 PM, Cartoon Network)

In "Legs," two Titans undergo radical changes after Robin swipes Raven's cloak. Raven becomes Lady Legasus (on account of her nice legs), while the dark side of Cyborg's personality emerges when he finds himself stuck in Raven's cloak. In "Starfire the Terrible," Starfire agrees to become Robin's archenemy, and turns out to be pretty darn good at it.


Dreamworks' Dragons: Defenders of Berk (8 PM, Cartoon Network)

When the dragonriders discover an Scauldron on the shores of Changewing Island, he takes a shine to Ruffnut, giving the riders an opportunity to heal the Scauldron and return him to the ocean.

Arrow (8 PM, The CW)

In our upcoming trip to Starling City, Arrow must deal with a mad bomber:

Oliver must tackle a new threat to the city when bombs start to go off in Starling City. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) discovers the person setting them off is Mark Sheffner (guest star Sean Maher), a man who goes by the nickname Shrapnel. Arrow discovers Shrapnel's next target is Sebastian Blood's (guest star Kevin Alejandro) "Unity Rally" and tries to talk the alderman out of hosting it, but he refuses. Arrow sets off to stop the bombing, but Shrapnel tricks him and traps him in a bomb-laced antique store where he is unable to move without setting off the device. While Felicity helps Oliver, Diggle (David Ramsey) races to the plaza to find the bomb before it goes off. Meanwhile, Roy (Colton Haynes) continues to hide his new strength from Thea (Willa Holland) but, after she witnesses his super strength in action at the rally, she demands answers. Laurel's (Katie Cassidy) suspicions about Sebastian grow stronger once she learns that he grew up with Cyrus Gold, the man who killed Lance's (Paul Blackthorne) partner. After Donner (guest Star Dylan Bruce) refuses to help her investigate, she turns to Arrow (Stephen Amell) for help.


Revolution (8 PM, NBC)

Parenting in post-catyclysmic America ain't easy:

Monroe (David Lyons) finds himself in unfamiliar territory and must make a choice about his son, Conner (Matt Vairo) whilst Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) and Julia (Kim Raver) continue to tango at Jason's (JD Pardo) dismay. Meanwhile, Gene (Stephen Collins) leads Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) to an uneasy discovery.

The Tomorrow People (9 PM, The CW)

Sure, Stephen is trying to get the goods on his father and considering a raid on an Ultra lab, but he still has to deal with family drama:

After Stephen (Robbie Amell) returns from the brink, he thinks he has a clue to what happened to his father, but his fellow Tomorrow People are not sure they believe him. When the Tomorrow People learn some disappointing news from John (Luke Mitchell), they make an unexpected decision about their future. The Tomorrow People finally get a lead on Ultra's secret research lab and they devise a dangerous plan to free all those being held captive there. Meanwhile, Stephen's mom introduces Stephen and his brother Luca (guest star Jacob Kogan) to a new man she is dating, but Stephen is having a hard time getting a read on him.


American Horror Story: Coven (10 PM, FX)

How do you follow up Stevie Nicks and a cocaine sniffing demon?

Fiona and Laveau have a deadly face off with The Corporation. Cordelia makes a desperate sacrifice to protect the Coven.



Community (8 PM, NBC)

Is Pierce's sudden (but not surprising) passing going to be marked by nothing more than a tearful hug? Not on Community it's not.

After Pierce Hawthorne's (Chevy Chase) unexpected passing, a team of investigators headed by the no-nonsense Mr. Stone (guest star Walton Goggins, "Justified"), arrives at Greendale to submit the study group to lie detector tests before they can be considered for distributions under the will. Tensions mount as Mr. Stone digs in with the questions and the group members learn a little more about one another than they wished.



Grimm (9 PM, NBC)

What happens when the military tangles with the Wesen?

Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) are called to the gruesome murder of a veteran working in home security. During their investigation, they discover this might be one of several revenge killings regarding a horrifying cover-up involving members of the army and military contractors. On the domestic front, Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) accompanies Rosalee (Bree Turner) during her long overdue reunion with her mother and sister. In Europe, Adalind (Claire Coffee) sees hints of what she thinks might be her powers returning.

Helix (10 PM, Syfy)

We loved the pilot of this Arctic infection thriller, but we wonder if it can keep up its momentum over the course of an entire season. In Friday's episode, Alan forces Hatake to open up a new section of the base to deal with the rising number of infected. You can wait until then, or if you're in regions, you can check out the next episode at Syfy's website before it airs.


Dracula (10 PM, NBC)

Friendships and alliances fall apart as Harker and Grayson find themselves on opposite sides of the Order, and our hopes of Mina and Lucy finding happiness are dashed just a little bit more:

As Mina recovers from her attack, Harker joins The Order Of The Dragon and Grayson goes to war with them. Everything begins to unravel. Browning desperately searches for his children, Lady Jane prepares for the ultimate vampire hunt and Lucy confesses her betrayal to Mina, destroying their friendship and ultimately suffering the ultimate backlash. With all the surrounding chaos, Grayson decides to make a heart-felt confession to Mina.



My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (10:30 AM, The Hub)

Nothing tests Rainbow Dash's element of loyalty quite like athletic competition:

Rainbow Dash and her Ponyville team arrive in Rainbow Falls to fly in the qualifying round of the Equestria Games when it becomes apparent that the competition definitely has a hoof up on them. Then, when the elite Cloudsdale team offers Rainbow Dash a spot on their top notch squad, she's faced with making a tough decision about where her loyalties lie.


Mythbusters (8 PM, Discovery)

This week, the Mythbusters crew is testing Hollywood car crash cliches. Naturally, we can expect loads of fiery explosions.


Atlantis (9 PM, BBC America)

Hercules needs to undertake a bona fide labor in order to rescue Medusa:

Romance is at last in the air for Hercules and Medusa until she is kidnapped by a cruel moneylender, Kyros. In exchange for her life Kyros demands that Hercules retrieve a precious and powerful artefact from the Underworld – a task which can only mean certain death. With only one day to fulfill the ransom, it's a race against time for Hercules and his loyal friends. Will they find another way to descend to Hades and return with the artefact, or be forced to walk among the dead forever? Whatever the outcome, the gods have spoken and someone, somewhere is about to pay a terrible price.



Sherlock fans can check out the latest episode on PBS. Everyone else, rest up for Werewolf Monday.


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