TV THIS WEEK: Riverdale and Once Upon A Time wrap up, new Doctor Who and more

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May 8, 2017

This week we get new episodes of Flash, Supergirl and Arrow as all three DC shows barrel toward their season finales — plus a whole lot more.

We have new episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Lucifer and Doctor Who, plus the season finales of Riverdale and Once Upon A Time. There's a slow night or two this week, but no worries, we have you covered with some movie recommendations.

Check out the full rundown and set your DVR accordingly.

Highlights

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday 8PM - "Cause and Effect"

Barry takes drastic measures to stop Savitar. Meanwhile, H.R. continues to push Tracy Brand to design the trap for Savitar and Killer Frost returns with an interesting proposal.

The Flash | Cause And Effect Trailer | The CW

 

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

An even deadlier enemy looms in the wake of the team's victory in the Framework.

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD 4x21 Promo "The Return" (HD) Season 4 Episode 21 Promo

 

Riverdale (The CW), Thursday 9PM - "Chapter Thirteen: The Sweet Hereafter"

SEASON FINALE: Archie and Veronica continue to grow closer. Betty is tired of her family acting as if nothing has happened and confronts her mother. Jughead finds himself in an unexpected situation, leaving Archie and the gang scrambling. Hermione (Marisol Nichols) makes Fred (Luke Perry) an offer that seems too good to be true. Meanwhile, the truth about Blossom's family business is revealed leaving Cheryl (Madelain Petsch) to take matters into her own hands. Madchen Amick and Ashleigh Murray also star.

Riverdale | Chapter Thirteen: The Sweet Hereafter Trailer | The CW

 

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

The Doctor, Bill and Nardole answer a distress call but but are quickly plunged into danger.

Doctor Who: Oxygen - Trailer | BBC One

 

Once Upon a Time (ABC), Sunday 8PM - "The Final Battle Part 1; The Final Battle Part 2"

SEASON FINALE: The fairy tale drama reaches its season finale, and the producers promise some big twists, answers and a few more questions.

Once Upon a Time 6x21 & 6x22 "The Final Battle" Promo (HD) Season 6 Episode 22 Promo Season Finale

Monday, May 8

Gotham (Fox), Monday 8PM - "Heroes Rise: The Primal Riddle"

Some of Gotham's most unhinged villains band together while the Riddler continues his conquest of the city; Gordon's search for answers leads him to the Court of Owls; and, as Alfred begins to notice a change in Bruce, Bruce 2 confides in Selina.

Gotham 3x17 Promo "The Primal Riddle" (HD) Season 3 Episode 17 Promo

 

Supergirl (The CW), Monday 8 p.m. - “City of Lost Children”

When an alien attacks National City, Supergirl and the DEO learn the alien is a Phorian, an otherwise peaceful race with telekinetic powers. Guardian gets a lead on the Phorian's address, but instead of finding the culprit, he finds a very scared boy named Marcus. Marcus will only trust James, so it is up to Guardian to stop the attacks on the city. Meanwhile, Rhea's plan escalates.

Supergirl | City of Lost Children Trailer | The CW

 

Lucifer (Fox), Monday 9PM - "Deceptive Little Parasite"

Knowing that the flaming sword is the only hope for the family returning home safely, the pressure falls on Lucifer to control what he has never been able to control before – his emotions – in order to ignite it. Meanwhile, a therapist and head of admissions at an elite private school turns up dead and the team investigates.

Lucifer 2x15 Promo "Deceptive Little Parasite" (HD) Season 2 Episode 15 Promo

 

Scorpion (CBS), Monday 10PM - "Maroon 8"

The team's plane crashes on a remote desert island while en route to Toby and Happy's honeymoon, leaving them all with little hope for rescue.

Scorpion - Maroon 8 (Sneak Peek 1)

Tuesday, May 9

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday 8PM - "Cause and Effect"

See more in our Highlights section above.

iZombie (The CW), Tuesday 9PM - "Some Like It Hot Mess"

To help Clive solve the murder of an irresponsible narcissist, Liv consumes her brain and literally becomes a hot mess. Meanwhile, Peyton learns some shocking news and Ravi experiences a major setback.

iZombie | Some like It Hot Mess Trailer | The CW

 

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

See more in our Highlights section above.

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

Paige's snooping leads Philip and Elizabeth to make a choice that could shift the balance of their lives forever. Also: Stan and Aderholt's recruitment of Sofia suddenly bears fruit.

The Americans | Season 5 Ep. 10: Darkroom Trailer | FX

Wednesday, May 10

Arrow (The CW), Wednesday 8PM - "Honor Thy Fathers"

Oliver returns to the mayor's office and faces one of his most pressing issues yet, the forced release of dozens of violent criminals prosecuted by Adrian Chase. Meanwhile, a crate is delivered to Oliver's office containing a mysterious corpse encased in concrete.

Arrow | Honor Thy Fathers Trailer | The CW
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Blindspot (NBC), Wednesday 8PM - "Mom"

The team finally crack a member of Sandstorm, which leads to a huge breakthrough in uncovering Phase Two of Sandstorm's plan.

Blindspot 2x21 Promo "Mom" (HD) Season 2 Episode 21 Promo

 

The 100 (The CW), Wednesday 9PM - "The Other Side"

Clarke faces the consequences of her fateful choice.

The 100 | The Other Side Trailer | The CW

Thursday, May 11

Supernatural (The CW), Thursday 8PM - "There's Something About Mary"

Sam and Dean are alarmed when they learn hunters are being killed by suspicious 'accidents' all over the country. They decide it is best to find Mary and make sure she's safe. Meanwhile, Toni returns to the country and faces off with Mary.

Supernatural 12x21 Promo "There's Something About Mary" (HD) Season 12 Episode 21 Promo
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The Big Bang Theory (CBS), Thursday 8PM - "The Long Distance Dissonance"

SEASON FINALE: On the Season 10 finale, Sheldon's former admirer, Dr. Ramona Nowitzki, turns up while Amy is visiting Princeton, and the gang is extremely concerned.

The Big Bang Theory - The Long Distance Dissonance (Preview)

 

Riverdale (The CW), Thursday 9PM - "Chapter Thirteen: The Sweet Hereafter"

See more in our Highlights section above.

Friday, May 12

The Matrix Trilogy (AMC), Friday 6PM

With all the rumors of a Matrix revival, it's the perfect time to catch up on the original trilogy. Or, you know, just stop after the first one. Whatever you choose, AMC is running all three original movies (The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions) to kick off the weekend.

Matrix Trailer HD (1999)

 

Star Trek and Star Trek: Into Darkness (FX), Friday 5PM

FX will be running the first two new Star Trek films if you're in the mood to revisit the Abrams-verse.

Star Trek Into Darkness Official Trailer #3 (2013) - JJ Abrams Movie HD

Saturday, May 13

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

See more in our Highlights section above.

Class (BBC America), Saturday 10PM - "Brave-ish Heart"

Conclusion. April confronts Corakinus as Charlie, Matteusz and Tanya try to stop the petals.

Brave-ish Heart - Class: Episode 5 Preview - BBC Three

 

The Dead Files (Travel Channel), Saturday 10PM - "Night Terrors - Brumley, Missouri"

Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan travel to Brumley, Missouri, to investigate paranormal disturbances keeping customers awake at a historic bed-and-breakfast. While Steve's investigation reveals a surprising past involving medicine and religion, including a horrific murder-suicide, Amy encounters several translucent entities, one of which is stalking the living from within the building's walls

Sunday, May 14

Once Upon a Time (ABC), Sunday 8PM - "The Final Battle Part 1; The Final Battle Part 2"

See more in our Highlights section above.

American Gods (Starz), Sunday 9PM - "Head Full of Snow" 

Shadow and Mr. Wednesday continue their strange, wonderful and increasingly dangerous road trip. 

American Gods 1x03 Promo "Head Full of Snow" (SUB ITA)

 

Elementary (CBS), Sunday 10PM - "Scrambled"

Holmes and Watson investigate a murder that puts them in the crosshairs of one of New York City's deadliest gangs. Meanwhile, Sherlock's behavior becomes increasingly erratic when he secretly interacts with a mysterious woman.

Into the Badlands (AMC), Sunday 10PM - "Nightingale Sings No More"

Sunny relies on an unlikely person to help him defeat a common foe. Meanwhile, Bajie discovers a shocking secret from his past.

Into the Badlands: Next On: 'Nightingale Sings No More' Ep. 209