TV THIS WEEK: Agent Carter's back, Mythbusters takes on video games, and more!

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Jan 26, 2015, 5:27 PM EST (Updated)

It's a slightly lighter week than usual, mostly because the Super Bowl arrives on Sunday to suck everyone's attention away from whatever else might be on, but there's still lots to watch. Agent Carter's back from a week off, Felicia Day returns to SupernaturalSleepy Hollow tries to fight for more viewers' interest, and more. Plus, tune into the Super Bowl and see how many highly anticipated genre trailers you can spot.

Check out the week in TV below. What's on your watchlist?

Highlights of the Week

Sleepy Hollow (FOX) Monday, 9 p.m. - "Kali Yuga"

Sleepy Hollow seems to have hit a bit of a creative snag recently, and Fox CEO Dana Walden wasn't shy about discussing it during the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour earlier this month. After a breakout first season that won over both viewers and critics with its unapologetically wild fantasy storytelling, the show's ratings have slipped in season two. In recent weeks Sleepy Hollow's earned fewer than 5 million Live+Same Day viewers per episode, and while DVR numbers still give the series a hefty boost week after week, it's clear it's not the hit it once was. Why? Well, Walden and company seem to think part of the show's struggle stems from over-serialization, and it's the network's hope that by tweaking things to make the series a bit more episodic, viewers will be more willing to tune in week by week. Other key Fox dramas, including the new hit Empire, have already been renewed, but Sleepy Hollow will have to wait and see if its new direction actually works out before a season-three decision is made. This week, Ichabod, Abbie and Jenny help Nick Hawley face his evil childhood caretaker. Check out a preview below.

Agent Carter (ABC) Tuesday, 9 p.m. - "The Blitzkrieg Button"

For many fans of Marvel and of the title character, Agent Carter has delivered pretty well on all of those expectations it built up. The first major Marvel effort starring a female character debuted to positive reviews and lots of love from diehard fans, but one big question mark remains: the ratings. The series premiere's Live+Same Day audience was less than 7 million viewers, and though DVR playback numbers eventually shot that figure up to more than 10 million, that first number sticks out as a not-exactly-stunning performance from something carrying the Marvel brand, particularly when you compare it to the more than 12 million Live+Same Day viewers that tuned in for the debut of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in 2013. We certainly can't call the show a failure, though, and not just because we've only seen ratings for three hours of it. After all, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s numbers ultimately fell from the heights of its series premiere, and the show was renewed on the strength of viewer numbers comparable to Agent Carter so far. The real problem is retention, particularly since the show's live audience slipped by nearly 2 million viewers in its second week. The show only has five more episodes to make its case for a return, and if the numbers keep dropping, there's a good chance ABC won't risk another round. So, for now, we just have to wait and watch, and hope everyone else keeps watching. This week, Howard Stark returns, and Dooley threatens Peggy. Check out a preview below.

12 Monkeys (Syfy) Friday, 9 p.m. - "Cassandra Complex"

Now that 12 Monkeys is off and running, we thought we'd take a minute to check in on the show's ratings. We haven't seen numbers for last Friday's episode yet, but the series premiere debuted to 1.35 million total viewers and an 0.4 demo score in Live+Same Day. That's a nice number, but it gets better when you consider the DVR numbers. Syfy announced last week that the show's Live+3 numbers generated an 85 percent increase in viewers in the key 18-49 demographic, along with a total of 2.3 million viewers, and we haven't even seen how high that number might climb in Live+7. That's a very nice increase for a Friday night cable series. Now we just have to see how many of those viewers will stick around for the rest of the season. This week, Cole's search leads him to 2014 and a devastating time in Dr. Hailly's life. Check out a preview below.

Mythbusters (DISC) Saturday, 9 p.m. - "Video Games Special"

Special episode! - When it comes to Mythbusters, there's nerdy and then there's Nerdy, and this week's special episode certainly fits into the latter category. Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman have always inserted plenty of pop culture into their ever-popular, explosion-filled experiment show, and that's led to past specials testing myths inspired by everything from zombies to Star Wars to Indiana Jones. Now it's time for the videogames special. So, why should you tune in? Well, aside from the fact that Mythbusters is just fun, it seems that for this particular episode the crew re-created a level of the bloody classic Doom, and sent Adam into it with a first-person camera, ready to shoot stuff. Check out a preview below.

Super Bowl XLIX (NBC) Sunday, 6 p.m.

Super Bowl Time! - You might notice, come Sunday, that almost all of your usual shows have taken the night off, and that's because almost no one wants to try and counterprogram against the TV juggernaut known as the Super Bowl. It's one of the biggest TV nights of the year, and while you might not be too into football, there are plenty of other reasons to watch. For one, it's just a giant spectacle, but lots of viewers tune in just as enthusiastically for what happens in between the gameplay: the commercials, and since this is Blastr, we're thinking specifically about movie trailers. So, what will we see? Well, it's not clear, and some secrets will be kept right up until broadcast time, but everything from Jurassic World to Star Wars: The Force Awakens to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has been whispered about, so grab yourself a plate of hot wings Sunday night, sit back, and see if you can spot the superheroes. Plus, there's that little Captain America vs. Star-Lord bet to consider.

Monday, January 26

Gotham (FOX) 8 p.m. - "Welcome Back, Jim Gordon"

Gordon suspects an inside job when the key witness in a homicide ends up dead while being held for questioning by the police, so he turns to an old friend for information. Meanwhile, Oswald Cobblepot takes control of a prized possession belonging to Fish Mooney.

The Originals (CW) 8 p.m. - "Brotherhood of the Damned"

Vincent creates an elaborate spell to trap his brothers Klaus and Elijah. Meanwhile, Davina teams with the Originals to help Kaleb; Marcel tries to calm his volatile pack of suffering vampires and recalls his days as a soldier during World War I; and Hayley and Jackson learn they must participate in some unconventional and dangerous rituals prior to their wedding.

Sleepy Hollow (FOX) 9 p.m. - "Kali Yuga"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Tuesday, January 27

The Flash (CW) 8 p.m. - "The Sound and the Fury"

Dr. Wells' former protégé, Hartley Rathaway, returns to seek revenge on his mentor after being affected by the particle accelerator explosion. Meanwhile, Iris is hired as a cub reporter; Cisco recalls his first day on the job at S.T.A.R. Labs when he met Hartley and Caitlin; and Joe asks Eddie for a favor but asks him to keep it a secret from Barry.

Supernatural (CW) 9 p.m. - "There's No Place Like Home"

Felicia Day Alert! - Charlie returns from Oz and is seen on video beating up a district attorney. Dean suspects she is hunting on her own and that the D.A. must be a demon. When Sam and Dean find her, they are shocked to learn the real reason for her return.

Agent Carter (ABC) 9 p.m. - "The Blitzkrieg Button"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Wednesday, January 28

Arrow (CW) 8 p.m. - "Midnight City"

Arsenal and Diggle confront Laurel about trying to step into her sister's shoes and warn her to stop before she gets herself killed. Meanwhile, Brick kidnaps the city's aldermen and threatens to kill them unless the police evacuate the Glades; and Malcom tells Thea that Ra's al Ghul is after him and his family, and that they must leave town immediately.

The 100 (CW) 9 p.m. - "Survival of the Fittest"

A break-in to Mount Weather is planned, and Clarke and Lexa face a new foe.

Thursday, January 29

Teen Titans Go! (TOON) 6 p.m. - "Crazy Day"

The other Titans drive Raven crazy.

Steven Universe (TOON) 6:30 p.m. - "Future Vision"

Steven becomes curious after learning that Garnet can see into the future.

Adventure Time (TOON) 7 p.m. - "Gold Stars"

Sweet P finds trouble on his first day of school.

The Vampire Diaries (CW) 8 p.m. - "Prayer for the Dying"

Liv and Luke try to convince their father to let Jo and Kai take their place in the merge ceremony. Meanwhile, Caroline's plan to cure her mother takes a devastating turn, and Damon's risky plan sends things spiraling out of control just before the merge.

Archer (FX) 10 p.m. - "Edie's Wedding"

Pam takes Archer to her sister's wedding.

Friday, January 30

Constantine (NBC) 8 p.m. - "A Whole World Out There"

A group of Ivy University students test a disturbing theory in an experiment that goes horribly wrong when they find a way to an alternate dimension where they encounter a maniacal killer.

Grimm (NBC) 9 p.m. - "Death Do Us"

Captain Renard seeks assistance from a mystical woman from his past; at the same time, Nick and Hank investigate a shocking homicide at an abandoned residence that is allegedly haunted, leading many locals to believe a ghost is the culprit.

12 Monkeys (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Cassandra Complex"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Helix (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Scion"

Jordan and Peter travel outside the safety of the abbey to retrieve some specimens and discover just what's living in the woods; at the same time, Sister Amy plots to make the CDC team leave forever.

Saturday, January 31

Mythbusters (DISC) 9 p.m. - "Video Game Special"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Sunday, February 1

Super Bowl XLIX (NBC) 6 p.m. 

Read more in our Highlights section above.

(Episode synopses via TV Guide)