TV THIS WEEK: Continuum's finale, Under the Dome secrets revealed and more!

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Aug 26, 2013

With the dog days of summer upon us, we get a Continuum season finale, a pack of bioengineer dinosaurs with Syfy's movie Age of the Dinosuars and an attempt at time-travel disaster prevention in Rewind.

Also this week, Julia learns the truth on Under the Dome, it's Mother Goose time on Face Off, the heroes head to MegaCon in Florida on Heroes of Cosplay, a new unexplained-phenomena series premieres with The Unexplained Files, Dr. Zoidberg dates a woman without the ability to smell on Futurama, it's the season-one finale of Joe Rogan Questions Everything, Wilfred puts Ryan in danger on Wilfred, and Do No Harm finishes it run with a two-hour series finale.

Here's what we have to look forward to this week on sci-fi, fantasy and paranormal TV.

Monday, Aug. 26

Under the Dome (CBS) 10 p.m. - “Let the Games Begin”

Julia learns the truth about her husband's disappearance and begins to unravel Chester's Mill's deepest secrets. Meanwhile, Maxine's plans to take control of the town take flight.

Here's a promo:

Rewind (Syfy) 9 p.m.

Special Event! This TV movie and backdoor pilot follows a team of military field operatives and civilian scientists who decide to use untested time-travel technology to travel back in time to present a devastating terrorist attack. The film stars Jeff Fahey, Shane McRae, Jennifer Ferrin, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Robbie Jones, Keon Mohajeri and David Cronenberg. Rewind was directed by Lost's Jack Bender and written by Justin Marks.

Here's a look:

Other Monday shows of interest:

On Bio's My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera (9 p.m.), ghostly inmates haunt a Missouri penitentiary.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Face Off (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Gettin' Goosed”

The artists receive a mini-challenge inspired by the demon in Insidious, and then in a double elimination challenge they must create a modern twist on a Mother Goose character.

Here's a look:

Heroes of Cosplay (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Megacon”

The heroes ready to compete at the annual MegaCon convention in Florida.

Here's a preview:

Wednesday, Aug. 2

The Unexplained Files (Science) 9 p.m.

Series premiere! Unexplained mysteries are investigated. In the first episode, the disappearance of a pilot and his light aircraft in Australia in 1978 is explored, and later the search is on for a blue-eyed hunchback creature that mutilates livestock in Texas.

Here's a preview:

Paranormal Witness (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “The House on the Lake”

A property developer deals with paranormal activity after a lakeside mansion that was once a refuge for tuberculosis sufferers in the 1920s is turned into apartments.

Here's a look:

Futurama (Comedy Central) 10 p.m. - “Stench and Stenchibility”

Dr. Zoidberg falls for a woman who has no sense of smell. Meanwhile, Bender takes up tap dancing and enters a dangerous competition.

Here's a preview:




Joe Rogan Questions Everything (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Psychic Spies”

Season finale! Joe Rogan questions whether the government is training psychics for information and military purposes.

Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On FX's horror show, The Bridge (10 p.m.), Sonya's cold lead heats up the investigation in “Vendetta.”

Thursday, Aug. 29

Wilfred (FX) 10 p.m. - “Heroism”

Wilfred's pursuit of valor puts Ryan in jeopardy.

Age of Dinosaurs (Syfy) 10 p.m.

Treat Williams stars in this Syfy movie about what happens when a biotech firm creates a bunch of real dinosaurs as a museum exhibit. What could possibly go wrong? Well, a former firefighter and his teenage daughter discover just that when they end up on the dinos' menu.

Here's a promo:

Friday, Aug. 30

Continuum (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Second Time”

Season-three finale! Kiera rushes to save Alec from himself while trying not to lose her chance to get home. Meanwhile, Alec must make a choice between helping Kiera and himself.

Here's a preview:

Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), the guys delve into paranormal activity at the abandoned Tuolumne General Hospital in Sonora, Calif.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Do No Harm (NBC) 9 & 10 p.m. - “But I'm Allergic to Cats/You Made Me Do This”

Two-hour series finale! In the two-episode finale, Rueben's kill drug nears completion, and when Jason has a MRI, it reveals a brain tumor that may have something to do with his condition. The series has been canceled, so this completes its run.

Other Saturday shows of interest:

On A&E's Psychic Tia (10:30 & 11 p.m.), Tia gets a visit from a former police officer, and a girl fears that she's cursed.

What are you going to watch?


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