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TV THIS WEEK: New Fear the Walking Dead, new Wynonna Earp, In Search Of and more

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Aug 27, 2018

We're still on the slow side of summer, but don't worry, September is getting closer every day — and with it will come a whole lot of fresh premieres. In the mean time, we have zombies and Wynonna Earp to keep us entertained.

AMC's Fear the Walking Dead continues an excellent season, with the survivors caught in the middle of a brutal storm. It's not an obvious one, but yeah, you lose any meaningful storm prediction when society falls apart. SYFY is also bringing a fresh Wynonna Earp and a new Killjoys, while CBS has its genre-friendly line-up of Salvation and Elementary this week. History is also dropping a new episode of its revived take on In Search Of. The CW is in re-run mode, except for its (somewhat cheesy) fantasy drama The Outpost.

Beyond that, there are admittedly some slow nights. We've recommended some basic cable genre flicks, but those might also be good nights to clean out the DVR or streaming watchlist.

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

HIGHLIGHTS

Salvation (CBS), Monday 9PM - "Prisoners"

Darius forms a dangerous alliance in order to destroy the dark money forces of Q17. Also, Grace takes action when surprising news jolts her world.

 

Wynonna Earp (SYFY), Friday 9PM - "I Fall to Pieces"

Lady Luck seems to have abandoned Wynonna and Nicole when an errand for Nedley goes terribly wrong; and Mama discovers Doc's secret.

 

In Search Of (History), Friday 10PM - "Mind Control"

Zach explores the dark world of psychological mind control. He meets with a victim who was surgically implanted with an electronic harassment device in his head and neck — proving that this is a very real and terrifying phenomenon.

 

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Sunday 9PM - "Weak"

June helps when Al's health deteriorates; Morgan searches for friends lost in the storm.


MONDAY

Ghost Adventures (Travel), Monday 9PM - "Taverns of Terror"

Zak and the crew investigate a Utah restaurant with a connection to a bloody war between Native Americans and the Mormons. Then the guys help banish a malevolent spirit terrorizing the staff at an Arizona saloon.

Salvation (CBS), Monday 9PM - "Prisoners"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Elementary (CBS), Monday 10PM- "The Visions of Norman P. Horowitz"

Holmes and Watson search for a killer choosing victims based on the predictions of a deceased man who claimed to foresee the future deaths of others, including the murder of Sherlock Holmes.


TUESDAY

Riddick (FXM), Tuesday 8PM

Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, wanted criminal Riddick (Vin Diesel) must confront two teams of mercenaries, one of whom is led by a man from his past.

 

The Outpost (The CW), Tuesday 9PM- "The Colipsum Conundrum"

Gwynn's suspicions of Wythers' guilt are intensified and her decisive action strains her relationship with Garret. Talon and Janzo are faced with more questions than answers when they finally meet the elusive colipsum suppliers.


WEDNESDAY

Hancock (IFC), Wednesday 8PM

The Will Smith vehicle that was a lot better than you remember. There are heroes ... there are superheroes ... and then there's Hancock.

 

Transformers (TNT), Wednesday 8PM

Take a trip back to when this francshise was still fresh and halfway decent. Their war. Our world.


THURSDAY

The LEGO Movie (Freeform), Thursday 8:30PM

Before Batman got a spinoff, there was this adventure that started it all. The story of a nobody who saved everybody.

 

The Wolverine (FXM), Thursday 8PM

Before he bites it in Logan, remember this last adventure. In Japan and vulnerable for the first time, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) confronts lethal samurai steel and grapples with the ghosts of his own haunted past.


FRIDAY

Ancient Aliens (History), Friday 8PM - "The Artificial Human"

A look at the possibility of intelligent robots being a threat to humanity or the next step in human evolution.

BattleBots (Discovery), Friday 8PM - "USA vs The World"

In a special tournament, Battlebots Team USA takes on bots from around the world in an international showdown of combat robotics.

 

The Dead Files (Travel), Friday 9PM - "Revealed: The Devil Inside - Applegate, California"

In an enhanced episode, Steve DiSchiavi and Amy investigate paranormal activity threatening the lives of a cancer survivor, her two children and her older sister in Applegate, California. While Steve's investigation reveals an execution-style killing con

Wynonna Earp (SYFY), Friday 9PM - "I Fall to Pieces"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Killjoys (SYFY), Friday 10PM - "O Mother, Where Art Thou?"

With D'av and Jaq on the run, Dutch and John hunt the answer to Khlyen's memory clue.

The Dead Files (Travel), Friday 10PM - "Killing Fields - Springfield, Ohio"

Steve and Amy help an Ohio man who believes something on his property is attacking his mother. Amy discovers the land is suffering under a curse that hinders the lives of the living and encounters a bitter dead man using the curse to his advantage.

In Search Of (History), Friday 10PM - "Mind Control"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.


SATURDAY

If you're into it, college football kicks off in earnest today — meaning there's plenty of A-list match-ups to watch if you're so inclined (Roll Tide). If not? There's still a few genre bits to check out.

Ghost Adventures (Travel), Saturday 9PM - "Extra Pulses: Stone Lion Inn"

In an enhanced episode, the Ghost Adventures crew investigates the Stone Lion Inn in Guthrie, Oklahoma, where it is said the owner performs satanic rituals in the local cemetery. Zak also uncovers the truth about what happened to the famous outlaw Elmer.

Most Haunted Towns (Travel), Saturday 10PM - "Mcdonough, Ga"

One of the deadliest train crashes in American history brings the Tennessee Wraith Chasers to the haunted town of McDonough, Georgia. They investigate whether a spooky-looking doll is the root of all the evil.


SUNDAY

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Sunday 9PM - "Weak"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

*Episode information via TV Guide, Zap2it.