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TV THIS WEEK: Fear the Walking Dead, NOS4A2 premieres; Cloak & Dagger, Happy! finales

By Trent Moore
Nos4A2 FX

Welcome to late spring, where the TV schedule gets a bit random as we fall out of fall and head toward summer — but don't worry — there's still plenty to watch.

AMC is bringing its A-game this week with the season premiere of Fear the Walking Dead (which will feature even more crossover action with the mothership series), as well as the series premiere of buzzy new horror drama NOS4A2. NBC is also premiering its new, off-season paranormal drama The InBetween, about a psychic who helps solve crimes. There are also some big finales this week, with Freeform's Cloak & Dagger, NBC's Blindspot, and SYFY's Happy! all calling it quits for the season.

Digging a bit deeper, ABC has a new Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this week, while NBC's American Ninja Warrior premieres its new season (and yes, it's admittedly not genre, but it's still a lot of fun and in that action-y vein). Over at The CW, there's a new The 100, and CBS has a new Elementary.

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


Happy! (SYFY), Wednesday 10PM - "Resurrection"

SEASON FINALE: Sonny's Eggtacular = lit. Sax, Amanda, Happy save Hailey from worse than death.

The InBetween (NBC), Wednesday 10PM - "Pilot"

SERIES PREMIERE: In the premiere of the paranormal crime drama, Cassie helps her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his partner, Damien Asante, solve a young woman's murder using her unique psychic powers. She also encounters a supernatural spirit, Ed Roven, whose evil transcends time.

THE INBETWEEN | Official Trailer

Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (Freeform), Thursday 8PM - "Level Up"

SEASON FINALE: Tyrone and Tandy head to the Loa dimension to stop the evil force threatening New Orleans. To finally put an end to it, they must come face to face with their own personal issues that have been holding them back. Meanwhile, Mayhem and Evita do their best to hold off the dangers in the real dimension.

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Sunday 9PM - "Here to Help"

SEASON PREMIERE: Led by Morgan and Alicia, the group lands in uncharted territory in search of survivors to help; everything is not as it seems in this foreboding new land.

NOS4A2 (AMC), Sunday 10PM - "The Shorter Way"

SERIES PREMIERE: Vic, a young New Englander, discovers her supernatural abilities as the immortal Charlie Manx lures a child into a mysterious Rolls Royce Wraith.


A Haunting (Travel), Monday 8PM - "Farm Terror & Shadow Figure"

People who have witnessed paranormal activities share their scary experiences.

American Dad! (TBS), Monday 10PM - "Shark?!"

Stan has Roger pretend to be a shark to help Steve overcome his fears. Hayley's friend Danuta becomes romantically interested in Klaus.


The 100 (The CW), Tuesday 9PM - "The Gospel of Josephine"

Jordan investigates Sanctum. Meanwhile, Octavia and Diyoza discover the threats of the new planet firsthand. Lastly, Bellamy and Clarke butt heads.

The 100 | The Gospel of Josephine Scene | The CW


American Ninja Warrior (NBC), Wednesday 8PM - "Los Angeles City Qualifiers"

SEASON PREMIERE: Season 11 kicks off with the Los Angeles Qualifying Round. Ninjas take on six challenging obstacles, including Walk the Plank and Spring Forward. Also: The two fastest finishers take on the new Power Tower for a chance to advance straight to the National Finals in Las Vegas.

I Want That Buzzer! - American Ninja Warrior (Mashup)

In Search of Monsters (Travel), Wednesday 9PM - "Episode 9"

The possible origins of the Ozark Howler are examined.

Happy! (SYFY), Wednesday 10PM - "Resurrection"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

The InBetween (NBC), Wednesday 10PM - "Pilot"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

What We Do in the Shadows (FX), Wednesday 10PM - "Ancestry"

Nandor visits one of his living descendants, and a lover from Nadja's past re-emerges.

What We Do in the Shadows | Season 1 Ep. 9: The Orgy Preview | FX


Marvel's Cloak and Dagger (Freeform), Thursday 8PM - "Level Up"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

The Dead Files (Travel), Thursday 8PM - "Unsafe Space and Violent Shadow"

Steve and Amy travel to Tennessee, where a single mother fears for the safety of her children as vengeful spirits torment them. Then a terrified woman calls on them to investigate vicious paranormal activity in her Colorado home.

iZombie (The CW), Thursday 8PM - "Death Moves Pretty Fast"

Liv investigates the death of independently wealthy 19-year-old Harris Miller while, on brain à la Ferris Bueller, attempting to cheer up Ravi, who has been spiraling after learning some unfortunate news. Meanwhile, after a nasty fall at the crime scene, Clive is forced to continue his part of the investigation via FaceTime. Lastly, things are suddenly going from bad to worse for Blaine.

iZombie | Death Moves Pretty Fast Promo | The CW

Elementary (CBS), Thursday 10PM - "Gutshot"

Holmes and Watson try to work a stateside investigation from London when someone close to them is gravely wounded by an unknown perpetrator in the U.S. However, Holmes' stateside legal trouble—the result of a confession to a murder he didn't commit—threatens to derail their efforts.

Elementary - Gutshot (Preview)

The Dead Files (Travel), Thursday 10PM - "Revealed: Evil Within - St. Clair Shores, Mi"

In an enhanced episode, Steve and Amy travel to Michigan to investigate the violent, invisible forces terrorizing a family in their suburban home.


Ancient Aliens: Declassified (History), Friday 8PM - "The Desert Codes"

Giant ancient drawings are found etched into the desert floor. They may be part of an ancient alien code.

Blindspot (NBC), Friday 8PM - "Masters of War 1: 5-8, The Gang Gets Gone"

SEASON FINALE: Dominic begins to enact Madeline's cataclysmic scheme as the team rushes to stop him. Tensions rise as past secrets begin to unravel. Then: The Season 4 finale: the team sets out on an international mission to stop an attack from spreading. Madeline attempts to turn the tables as internal conflict threatens relationships within the team.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC), Friday 8PM - "Code Yellow"

Yo-Yo and Keller take things public; parasitic aliens threaten the human race; and someone really needs boba.

Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation (History), Friday 10PM - "The UFO Insiders"

Former U.S. government insiders brought together by rock star Tom DeLonge team up to reveal what the government knows about UFOs. This groundbreaking effort is led by Luis "Lue" Elizondo, who ran the U.S. government's $22 million secret UFO program. Elizondo reveals new details about his Pentagon investigation including five extraordinary capabilities the bizarre craft may share and chases fresh leads. U.S. Navy fight pilots tell him new details about the "tic-tac"-shaped UFO caught on film.


Monster Island (SYFY), Saturday 9PM

PREMIERE: Gigantic monsters threaten to destroy everything in their path as mankind remains defenseless.

Ghost Adventures (Travel), Saturday 9PM - "Extra Pulses: Phelps Dodge Hospital"

Zak and the crew investigate an abandoned Arizona hospital where the caretaker is being choked by a dark presence; enhanced.


Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Sunday 9PM - "Here to Help"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

NOS4A2 (AMC), Sunday 10PM - "The Shorter Way"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Kong: Skull Island (TNT), Sunday 8PM

PREMIERE: Scientists, soldiers and adventurers encounter the mighty Kong and other monstrous creatures after traveling to an uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean.

Ghost Adventures (Travel), Sunday 9PM - "When Ghosts Attack"

Zak and the crew travel to California to investigate the suburban home of a family being terrorized by a demon; they head to Kansas to confront the violent spirits dwelling inside the infamous Sallie House.