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TV THIS WEEK: The Originals series finale, Cloak & Dagger season finale, penultimate Face Off and more

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Jul 30, 2018

One of The CW's stalwart vampire shows is calling it quits this week, but there's still plenty of other sci-fi and fantasy fare to keep us rolling through the back half of summer — including the season finale of the latest Marvel show.

The CW's Vampire Diaries spinoff The Originals wraps up with its series finale, marking the end of an era for The CW. The network also has new episodes of The 100 and The Outpost. Freeform is closing out the first season of Cloak and Dagger, while the series has already been renewed for a second season. At SYFY, the network has fresh episodes of Wynonna Earp and Killjoys, plus the first half of Face Off finale. CBS has new episodes of Salvation and Elementary.

HIGHLIGHTS

Face Off (SYFY), Tuesday 9PM - "Through The Looking Glass Part 1"

It's part one of the finale, as the finalists learn that they will be creating characters for an original short film based on the book "Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There."

 

The Originals (The CW), Wednesday 9PM - "When the Saints Go Marching In"

SERIES FINALE: Intent on saving Hope's life, Klaus' plan will change the lives of the Mikaelson family forever. The series finale.

 

Marvel's Cloak and Dagger (Freeform), Thursday 8PM - "Colony Collapse"

SEASON FINALE: Tandy and Ty must fight for their lives, their loved ones, and the city as they attempt to fully master their powers and embrace their destiny when someone starts up a new version of the Roxxon Drill.

 

Wynonna Earp (SYFY), Friday 9PM - "Colder Weather"

The team must come to terms with the consequences of their actions; and someone claiming to be from Black Badge Division arrives in Purgatory.

 

Killjoys (SYFY), Friday 10PM - "Bro-D Trip"

Johnny manipulates D'av into helping him find a green pool; and Zeph faces possible death.


MONDAY

Salvation (CBS), Monday 9PM - "Let the Chips Fall"

Darius and Grace's relationship is tested, and President Mackenzie attempts to bring the fractured country together while the hacktivist group ReSyst issues a deadly edict.

 

Elementary (CBS), Monday 10PM - "Breathe"

Holmes and Watson investigate the poisoning of a relocation expert and discover the man led a decades-long secret career as a contract killer before his death. Also, Watson's path to adopting a child suffers a setback as she prepares for a home visit from her agency case worker.


TUESDAY

The 100 (The CW), Tuesday 8PM - "Damocles – Part One"

Part 1 of 2. Octavia leads her people into war. While behind enemy lines, the heroes must overcome their differences to save Wonkru from extinction.

 

Face Off (SYFY), Tuesday 9PM - "Through The Looking Glass Part 1"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

The Outpost (The CW), Tuesday 9PM - "Strange Bedfellows"

Against the Smith's advice, Talon goes after the demon before she's ready. The Mistress proves herself a ruthless enemy in her scheme to take over the colipsum trade.


WEDNESDAY

The Originals (The CW), Wednesday 9PM - "When the Saints Go Marching In"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Reverie (NBC), Wednesday 10PM - "The Key"

Mara's personal tragedy finally comes to a head and she considers whether she has a future with OniraTech. When the client stuck in Reverie is one of their own, they must all band together before it's too late.


THURSDAY

Marvel's Cloak and Dagger (Freeform), Thursday 8PM - "Colony Collapse"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Lost Amazon: Project Z (Travel), Thursday 10PM - "Hunting Giants"

On a quest to find a legendary empire of giants, and rewrite the history of civilization, expedition leader James Lynch, navigator Rene Delmotte and field scientist Marsh Mokhtari journey deep into the mountain jungles of the Amazon.


FRIDAY

BattleBots on Science (Discovery), Friday 8PM - "The Desperado Tournament"

In a special last-chance tournament, eight bots battle it out for one of the last spots in the 2018 World Championship Sweet 16.

 

The Dead Files (Travel), Friday 9PM - "Revealed: Bound - Ft. Barnwell, Nc"

In an enhaced episode, Steve and Amy travel to Fort Barnwell, North Carolina, to investigate reports of disturbing paranormal activity at a terrified family's home. While Steve discovers the property was once the site of bloody Native American conflicts,

Wynonna Earp (SYFY), Friday 9PM - "Colder Weather"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Killjoys (SYFY), Friday 10PM - "Bro-D Trip"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

The Dead Files (Travel), Friday 10PM - "Collision Course - Oregon, Ohio"

Steve and Amy travel to Ohio to help a terrified couple save their business, son and marriage from violent paranormal activity. During her unsettling walk, Amy discovers two groups of warring dead people who torment each other and the living.

In Search Of (History), Friday 10PM - "Monsters of the Deep"

Zach sets out to research the strange creatures dug up from the depths of the ocean and to see how much they lend to the monsters that are depicted in myth and legend.


SATURDAY

Ghost Adventures (Travel), Saturday 9PM - "Extra Pulses: Twin Bridges Orphanage"

In an enhanced episode, Zak and the crew travel to Twin Bridges, Montana, to investigate an old orphanage with a long history of cruelty and death. During the lockdown, Jay captures a light anomaly and Zak attempts to communicate with the spirit of a lit

Planet Earth: South Pacific (BBC America), Saturday 9PM - "Ocean of Volcanoes"

Witness the birth, growth, and death of an island in the greatest ocean on Earth. Millions of years are condensed into one hour, revealing unforgettable images of an erupting underwater volcano and rivers of lava exploding below the waves.

Most Haunted Towns (Travel), Saturday 10PM - "Bisbee, AZ"

The Tennessee Wraith Chasers head to one of America's most prolific mining towns. Hoping to find a connection between copper and ghosts, the boys explore the thousands of miles of spooky tunnels underneath the "Queen of the Copper Camp."


SUNDAY

My Haunted House (Travel), Sunday 8PM - "Tremors and Hospital Horror"

An earthquake triggers terrifying activity in a house with a dark past; and a young woman sees visions in her sleep that lead her to an abandoned hospital.

Haunted Things (Travel), Sunday 9PM - "The Ring and the Time Capsule"

A daughter exhibits stranger behavior after her mother's engagement, and a mysterious time capsule unearths horrors from the past.

The Walking Dead (AMC), Sunday 9PM - "The Season 9 Preview Special"

A first look at the new season of AMC's hit zombie drama.

 

Preacher (AMC), Sunday 10PM - "Hitler"

Jesse, Tulip, Gran'ma and Starr form an uneasy partnership in order to avert the apocalypse. Cassidy learns to love Eccarius, but at a cost.

*TV listings via TV Guide.