TV THIS WEEK: 12 Monkeys mega-binge, S.H.I.E.L.D. finale, Twin Peaks returns and more

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May 15, 2017

The big news this week is the full season binge of 12 Monkeys' third season and the return of Twin Peaks, but there's still a whole lot more to check out.

Syfy will be dropping the entire third season of the acclaimed time-travel drama in a full-season binge this weekend, and we also have the season finale of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Supernatural on tap. Over on The Flash, we'll see the return of Captain Cold (we're curious to see how they pull that off), plus new Arrow and Supergirl episodes. Then, of course, Showtime will have the return of Twin Peaks.

Check out our full rundown below and let us know what you think.

Highlights

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday 8PM - "Infantino Street"

With only 24 hours left until Savitar murders Iris, Barry struggles to save the woman he loves and makes the choice to use any means necessary to do so. Realizing he has one option left to save her, the Flash turns to Captain Cold for help.

The Flash | Infantino Street Trailer | The CW

 

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Tuesday 10PM - "World's End"

SEASON FINALE: In the Season 4 finale, Ghost Rider emerges suddenly and Coulson and the team attempt to stop Aida from ending the world.

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD 4x22 Promo "World’s End" (HD) Season 4 Episode 22 Promo Season Finale

 

12 Monkeys (Syfy), Friday 8PM - "Mother," "Guardians," "Enemy" and "Brothers"

SEASON PREMIERE: Season 3 begins with a four-episode mini-marathon. The premiere sees the birth of the Witness, who has the potential to bring on the end of the world. In Episode 2, Cole travels to 1922 and faces new enemies, while the origins of the Witness' world-ending plan are revealed. In Episode 3, an old enemy unveils a dangerous new scheme with the potential to shatter bonds and unravel reality. In Episode 4, Cole faces the unthinkable to save the woman he loves. That, and he has to escape from the time-traveling city of Titan.

12 Monkeys Season 3 Trailer

 

Supernatural (The CW), Thursday 8PM - "Who We Are," "All Along the Watchtower"

SEASON FINALE: Sam and Dean get caught in a dangerous situation and only have each other to rely on. Meanwhile, the fight between the American Hunters and the British Hunters comes to a head. Then, Season 12 ends with Lucifer battling Sam, Dean and Castiel for control of his unborn child.

Supernatural | Who We Are Trailer | The CW

 

Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime), Sunday 9PM - "Parts 1 and 2"

SEASON PREMIERE: The stars turn and a time presents itself.

Twin Peaks | It Is Happening Again | SHOWTIME Series (2017)

Monday, May 15

Gotham (Fox), Monday 8PM - "Heroes Rise: Light the Wick"

Gordon discovers the weapon the Court of Owls will use to destroy Gotham, which leads him on a dangerous path as he tracks it down. Meanwhile, Kathryn and Temple Shaman reveal their next move to Bruce; and Ivy comes to Selina's aid.

Gotham 3x18 Promo "Light The Wick" (HD) Season 3 Episode 18 Promo

 

Supergirl (The CW), Monday 8PM - "Resist"

Supergirl grapples with whether or not to obey the President's orders regarding Rhea's latest actions. Meanwhile, Cat Grant returns to National City.

Supergirl | Resist Trailer | The CW

 

Lucifer (Fox), Monday 9PM - "God Johnson"

The prime suspect in a grisly murder at an insane asylum calls himself God, and Lucifer begins to realize that the man may just be his father, leaving Lucifer struggling with his feelings towards him and on a mission to find the truth, all while seeking to discover the real killer.

Lucifer 2x16 Sneak Peek “God Johnson” Season 2 Episode 16 Sneak Peek

 

Scorpion (CBS), Monday 10PM - "Scorp Family Robinson"

In the Season 3 finale, three weeks after crash landing on a deserted island, tensions run high for the team when they must battle to overcome their relationship obstacles with each other in order to be rescued.

Scorpion - Scorp Family Robinson (Sneak Peek 1)

Tuesday, May 16

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday 8PM - "Infantino Street"

See more in our Highlights section above.

iZombie (The CW), Tuesday 9PM - "Dirt Nap Time"

Liv and Clive try to solve the murder of a very charming but womanizing preschool teacher and bring his jealous girlfriend Piper in for questioning. Meanwhile, Peyton is assigned a very interesting case; and Blaine finds himself in a bad situation.

iZombie | Dirt Nap Time Trailer | The CW

 

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Tuesday 10PM - "World's End"

See more in our Highlights section above.

The Americans (FX), Tuesday 10PM - "Dyatkovo"

A surprise announcement comes in from the Centre, which divides Philip and Elizabeth and creates a moment of crisis for them. Elsewhere: Stan gives Henry a tour of the FBI.

The Americans 5x11 Promo "Dyatkovo" (HD) Season 5 Episode 11 Promo

Wednesday, May 17

Arrow (The CW), Wednesday 8PM - "Missing"

Black Siren returns to help Chase; Felicity organizes a birthday party for Oliver; Lance is furious after Rene misses the custody hearing for his daughter.

Arrow | Missing Trailer | The CW

 

Blindspot (NBC), Wednesday 8PM - "Lepers Repel"

SEASON FINALE: In the second season finale, the FBI copes with a tragedy. Meanwhile, Weller is at the center of a surprising event; and Jane faces an uncertain future.

Blindspot - Next: An Explosive Season Finale (Promo)

 

The 100 (The CW), Wednesday 9PM - "The Chosen"

Jaha and Kane disagree about how to handle their grim reality. Meanwhile, Clarke leads a group to save a friend.

The 100 | The Chosen Trailer | The CW

Thursday, May 18

Supernatural (The CW), Thursday 8PM - "Who We Are," "All Along the Watchtower"

See more in our Highlights section above.

Friday, May 19

12 Monkeys (Syfy), Friday 8PM - "Mother," "Guardians," "Enemy" and "Brothers"

See more in our Highlights section above.

Saturday, May 20

12 Monkeys (Syfy), Saturday 8PM - "Causality," "Nature," "Nurture"

The Season 3 binge continues: In order to track the Witness, the gang must travel to the most outrageous era yet: the 1980s. Then, the origin of the Army of the 12 Monkeys is revealed. But what does Christopher Lloyd have to do with it? Then, one team. Two agendas. A single event changes the course of the mission and pits friend against friend.

Doctor Who (BBC America), Saturday 9PM - "Extremis"

In the Haereticum – the Vatican's secret library of blasphemy – there is an ancient book known as The Veritas. Throughout history, anyone who has ever read it has immediately taken their own life. Now a new translation is online, and the danger is spreading. The Vatican appeals to the Doctor. Will he read The Veritas? And can the Doctor survive the ultimate truth?

Next Time Trailer - 'Extremis' | Doctor Who Season 10 | Saturdays @ 9/8c

 

The Dead Files (Travel Channel), Saturday 10PM - "Deadly Promise - Chicago"

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Chicago to investigate paranormal activity terrorizing the employees and customers at funeral home-turned-tattoo parlor. Included: Steve's investigation reveals a shocking past involving the mysterious death of the original owner's wife; and Amy encounters two dangerous entities who like watching, and sometimes interacting, with the living.

Class (BBC America), Saturday 10PM - "Detained"

A meteor impacts space-time when the gang are in detention and traps them in an unknown location.

Class: Detained (Next Time)

Sunday, May 21

12 Monkeys (Syfy), Sunday 8 p.m. - "Masks," "Thief," "Witness"

Former friends, now enemies, race to find the Witness in 1904. And, at last, he reveals his face. Then, the reason why the Witness wants to destroy time and all reality is revealed. Then, twists come as the final battle with the Witness gets underway in the Season 3 finale.

Making History (Fox), Sunday 8:30PM - "Body Trouble"

The Season 1 finale finds Chris' life in disarray, so Dan uses time travel to try and get his job back, but things don't go as planned. Meanwhile, Deb tracks down Hancock and Adams with the intent of convincing them to return to the past.

American Gods (Starz), Sunday 9PM - "Git Gone"

The story of Laura's life and death is explored, including her first encounter with Shadow and how exactly she came to be sitting on the edge of his motel room bed.

American Gods | Season 1, Episode 3 Clip: Rooftop Fortune | STARZ

 

The Leftovers (HBO), Sunday 9PM - "Certified"

Laurie dons her therapist cap once again to help Nora and Kevin along their paths in Australia.

The Leftovers 3x06 Promo "Certified" (HD)

 

Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime), Sunday 9PM - "Parts 1 and 2"

See more in our Highlights section above.

Elementary (CBS), Sunday 10PM - "Hurt Me, Hurt You"

Season 5 ends with Holmes and Watson pursuing an elusive criminal as a gang war erupts in New York City. While the NYPD works to contain the violence, the two investigate the murder that appears to have ignited the city-wide conflict and discover that a familiar face is pulling the strings.

Elementary 5x24 Promo "Hurt Me, Hurt You" (HD) Season 5 Episode 24 Promo Season Finale
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Into the Badlands (AMC), Sunday 10PM - "Wolf's Breath, Dragon Fire"

SEASON FINALE: In the Season 2 finale, Sunny faces the toughest showdown of his life while Bajie's loyalties are tested to their limits.

Into the Badlands: 'They Are All Believers' Season 2 Finale Sneak Peek