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TV THIS WEEK: Van Helsing, Batwoman and Clarice finales; Departure on SYFY; Mysterious Benedict Society premieres

By Trent Moore
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It’s a big week for fresh new shows and major finales this week, so be sure to give your DVR schedule a quick check to make sure you’re up-to-date on everything hitting.

SYFY’s long-running vampire thriller Van Helsing wraps up its run this week, along with CBS’s horror series Clarice. On the superhero side, Batwoman is also wrapping up its second season after bringing in a new hero under the cowl — with a third season already in the works and set to introduce Batwing later this year. The CW's Legacies also wraps up its season.

Turning to premieres, SYFY is doing a weekend binge drop of the Peacock sci-fi mystery thriller Departure over the weekend, about an airplane that disappears over the Atlantic. On Disney+, the new YA series The Mysterious Benedict Society makes its debut on the streaming service. Freeform’s Motherland: Fort Salem also returns for a new season this week.

Digging deeper, Disney+ has the third episode of Loki dropping; and The CW has a boatload of new Arrowverse episodes led by The Flash and Superman & Lois. Fox has a new LEGO Masters; NBC has a new American Ninja Warrior; and The Boss Baby makes its network premiere on NBC ahead of the sequel’s release on July 2 (in theaters and on Peacock).

Check out the full rundown below and let us know what you’ll be watching.


Clarice (CBS), Thursday 10 p.m. - “Family Is Freedom”

FINALE: On the heels of ViCAP uncovering the secrets behind the River Murders case, Clarice is imprisoned in an abandoned animal testing facility, where she finds trafficked women being held captive.

Clarice - Coward and a Thief

The Mysterious Benedict Society (Disney+), Friday - “Episode 101”

SERIES PREMIERE: Based on the award-winning and bestselling book series by Trenton Lee Stewart. The show stars Tony Hale in the titular role and features a standout ensemble of young actors. Placed undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications while creating a new sort of family along the way.

Departure (SYFY), Friday 8 p.m. - “Vanished”

SERIES PREMIERE: When an airplane disappears over the Atlantic, Howard Lawson of the TSIB chooses Kendra Malley to lead the investigation, even though she's still on bereavement leave; as a potential crash site is identified, Kendra discovers the pilot kept a secret. The series is also streaming on Peacock.

Van Helsing (SYFY), Friday 10 p.m. - “Novissima Solis”

FINALE: Vanessa, Violet, and Jack face off with The Dark One in the ultimate battle to save humanity.

Batwoman (The CW), Sunday 9 p.m. - “Power”

SEASON FINALE: Ryan questions her place as the city's hero as she, Luke Fox, Mary Hamilton, and Sophie Moore join forces against Black Mask; Alice's attempt to rescue her sister means another encounter with Circe.

Batwoman | Season 2 Episode 16 | We Need You Home Scene | The CW


1408 (MTV2), Monday 8 p.m.

A writer (John Cusack) who specializes in debunking supernatural phenomena experiences true terror when he spends a night in a reputedly haunted room of a hotel. Based on the Stephen King story.

American Ninja Warrior (NBC), Monday 9 p.m. - “Qualifiers 3”

The qualifiers continue at the Tacoma Dome with a new generation of ninjas facing up to six challenging obstacles, including the new Air Surfer and Pretzel Twist in addition to the iconic Warped Wall.

HouseBroken (Fox), Monday 9 p.m. - “Who's a Good Therapist?”

Honey and Chief go on vacation, but instead of spending quality time with Chief, Honey becomes obsessed with a "perfect couple"; Elsa runs group and has to deal with some unexpected developments.

Diablo Meets The Group | Season 1 Ep. 1 | HOUSEBROKEN


LEGO Masters (Fox), Tuesday 8 p.m. - “Hats Incredible!”

The teams create wearable hats made entirely of LEGO bricks, then model their designs on the runway.

Preview: We Got Some Work To Do | Season 2 Ep. 4 | LEGO MASTERS

The Flash (The CW), Tuesday 8 p.m. - “Rayo de Luz”

When Ultraviolet returns to Central City, Allegra is determined to find her cousin and change her heart; Joe finds evidence that Kristen Kramer may not be the good cop she appears to be.

Superman & Lois (The CW), Tuesday 9 p.m. - “A Brief Reminiscence In-Between Cataclysmic Events”

Clark makes a startling discovery about Morgan Edge.

Motherland: Fort Salem (Freeform), Tuesday 10 p.m. - “Of the Blood”

SEASON PREMIERE: Despite the threat of the Camarilla, the discovery of new witches gives Alder hope; Tally struggles with her role as a Biddy; Raelle and Abigail return to Fort Salem with their mysterious new abilities.

Motherland: Fort Salem | Season 2 Trailer | Freeform


Loki (Disney+), Wednesday - “Episode 3”

Features the God of Mischief as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new Disney+ series that takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame. Tom Hiddleston returns as the title character, joined by Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sophia Di Martino, Wunmi Mosaku, and Richard E. Grant. Kate Herron directs “Loki,” and Michael Waldron is head writer.

The Boss Baby (NBC), Wednesday 8 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: A wildly imaginative 7-year-old discovers that his new brother, Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin), is actually a spy on a secret mission, and only he can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.

Kung Fu (The CW), Wednesday 8 p.m. - “Isolation”

Nicky follows a lead that brings her, Henry, and Evan to a quiet town in Canada; Zhilan joins forces with Kerwin Tan; Jin and Mei-Li find themselves at a crossroads.

Kung Fu | Season 1 Episode 9 | Isolation Promo | The CW


Making It (NBC), Thursday 8 p.m. - “One in a Million”

Nick and Amy get to know a new batch of makers; first in the faster craft, the makers make a toy that represents their personality and who they are; then in the master craft, they create a family portrait that shows off their birth or chosen family.

Legacies (The CW), Thursday 9 p.m. - “Fate's a Bitch, Isn't It?”

SEASON FINALE: Hope is forced to work with someone from her past; Kaleb and MG go on their first official superhero mission; Lizzie's plan to find Hope a rebound relationship takes an unexpected turn.

Legacies | Season 3 Episode 16 | Fate’s A Bitch, Isn’t It? Promo | The CW

Clarice (CBS), Thursday 10 p.m. - “Family Is Freedom”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Tomb Raider (TNT), Thursday 10:30 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: Hoping to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance, young Lara Croft embarks on a perilous journey to his last-known destination — a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan.


The Mysterious Benedict Society (Disney+), Friday - “Episode 101”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Disney+), Friday - “Episode 109”

Follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch — a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army — each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.

Charmed (The CW), Friday 8 p.m. - “What to Expect When You're Expecting the Apocalypse”

The sisters must track down the Whispering Evil in the present to save the future; Harry fears his mortality journey may change him.

Departure (SYFY), Friday 8 p.m. - “Vanished”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Departure (SYFY), Friday 9 p.m. - “Survivor”

The team pursues leads as they wait to see if the surviving witness will regain consciousness; Theo examines the possibility of mechanical failure; marine expert Nadia pinpoints 716's final resting place on the ocean floor and calls the Royal Navy. The series is also streaming on Peacock.

Van Helsing (SYFY), Friday 10 p.m. - “Novissima Solis”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.


Vikings (History), Saturday 8 p.m. - “The Lord Giveth”

Ubbe and his people must show diplomacy; the Vikings ambush the Saxons; Ingrid makes a play that strengthens her power.

Departure (SYFY), Saturday 8 p.m. - “Prime Suspect”

Kendra gets an important clue from Madelyn; a friend of Captain Donovan's appears at the TSIB offices and reveals he was agitated and unstable the night before Flight 716 took off; AJ obsesses over an online conspiracy that blames a Russian oligarch. The series is also streaming on Peacock.

Departure (SYFY), Saturday 9 p.m. - “Sabotage”

Though the flight simulator all but confirms the cause of the crash, Kendra isn't convinced — especially once Madelyn starts remembering her escape from the plane; Dom suspects that Derek's death was the result of a botched murder attempt. The series is also streaming on Peacock.

Vikings (History), Saturday 9 p.m. - “The Last Act”

Tragedy strikes, not only in new territory, but also in England; Ragnar's sons set off in their journeys.


DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW), Sunday 8 p.m. - “Stressed Western”

The Legends look to Nate to keep everything calm while in the old West on a mission to find an alien; Sara reveals her secret to Ava and the team.

DC's Legends of Tomorrow | Season 6 Episode 7 | Back to the Finale Part II Promo | The CW

Departure (SYFY), Sunday 8 p.m. - “Grounded”

AJ is injured but alive after his accident; after being attacked, Kendra uncovers a stunning betrayal by someone close to her; a second attempt at reaching the black boxes reveals a new layer to the mystery. The series is also streaming on Peacock.

A Discovery of Witches (AMC), Sunday 8 p.m. - “Episode 2”

As she continues her search for a mentor, Diana meets wealthy alchemist Mary Sidney; London's vampire ruler demands fealty from Diana and Matthew as he is unnerved by their sudden arrival in the City.

Batwoman (The CW), Sunday 9 p.m. - “Power”

See more in our “Highlights” section above.

Departure (SYFY), Sunday 9 p.m. - “Endgame”

After recovering the black boxes, Kendra investigates Hoffman and brings the full story of the Flight 716 disaster to light. The series is also streaming on Peacock.

Good Witch (Hallmark), Sunday 9 p.m. - “The Magic”

As the Merriwicks delve into the images on Joy's vision board, Cassie accompanies Sam on a trip to his childhood home to care for his sister.

*TV listings via Zap2it, network, and streaming listings.