Da Vinci's Demons

TV THIS WEEK: Da Vinci's Demons fly, Being Human S3 finale + more!

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Apr 8, 2013, 10:13 AM EDT

As many of the network shows go into reruns, cable channels are enjoying new fare, including the premiere of Da Vinci's Demons on Starz, the series finale of all things Spartacus, and the season-three finale of Syfy's Being Human.

Also this week, Rachel decides to try to turn the power back on on Revolution, Norma doesn't trust the townfolk on Bates Motel, the Dal gets attacked on Lost Girl, a team gets a chance to return on Robot Combat League, it's a midseason finale on Haunted Collector, a bayou-based ghost-hunting crew take on Southern ghosts on Deep South Paranormal, Will and Hannibal get closer on Hannibal, it's the end of Archer ... for the season, that is, Jeff and Skye hunt for evidence on Cult, the Doctor and Clara go on an alien hunt on a sub on Doctor Who, Sarah tries to deal with her clone-ish nature on Orphan Black, there's a Once Upon a Time special on ABC, and a lot of stuff happens to a lot of people on Game of Thrones.

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

Monday, April 8

Being Human (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Ruh Roh”

Season-three finale! Everything comes to a head as Sally faces off against Donna again and Aidan realizes he's turned Kenny into a vampire abomination. Meanwhile, Josh and Nora must deal with Liam.

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Revolution (NBC) 10 p.m. - “The Song Remains the Same”

Monroe begins to question Neville's loyalty, and Rachel sets off to attempt to turn the power back on.

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Bates Motel (A&E) 10 p.m. - “Trust Me”

Norma grows suspicious of her neighbors, and we're guessing Dylan's going to eventually learn a thing or two about threatening his mama when it comes to having Norman taken away.

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Lost Girl (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Hail, Hale”

The Morrigan ignites tensions between the Light and Dark Fae, leaving Kenzi and Hale caught in the middle. Meanwhile, an attack on the Dal threatens the life of one of the gang.

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Tuesday, April 9

Robot Combat League (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Wild Card Fight”

A surprise team gets a shot at redemption.

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Wednesday, April 10

Haunted Collector (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Spirits of Gettysburg; Headless Horseman”

Midseason finale! John and the team probe reports of spirits at a Gettysburg tavern, the Herr Tavern & Publick House.

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Deep South Paranormal (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “I Fear That Train a Comin'”

Series premiere! This bayou-based team of paranormal investigators include a homegrown crew of Cajun, Creole and self-proclaimed rednecks who hunt everything from spirits at a haunted plantation to the truth behind Southern voodoo legends. Some of them also have really impressive beards.

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Other Wednesday shows of interest:

Doctor Who's David Tennant stars in the second half of the BBC America miniseries Spies of Warsaw (9 p.m.), which follows Tennant as Jean-Francois Mercier, an aristocrat and spy during the beginning of World War II.

Thursday, April 11

Hannibal (NBC) 10 p.m. - “Amuse-Bouche

Will deals with killing Hobbs and opens up to Hannibal. Meanwhile, the search is on for a new killer, who buries his victims alive to grow mushrooms.

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Archer (FX) 10 p.m. - “Sea Tunt: Part II

Part two of two-part season finale! Archer and the ISIS gang head to an underwater sea laboratory in an attempt to stop Capt. Murphy.

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Friday, April 12

Cult (The CW) 9 p.m. - “The Devil You Know”

Jeff and Skye try to find evidence against Sakelik in hopes they can use it to save Nate. Meanwhile, Roger is invited to a weekend getaway at Stuart's Santa Barbara estate, and Skye has lunch with her mother.

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Spartacus: War of the Damned (Starz) 9 p.m. - “Victory”

Series finale! It's bound to be the ultimate bloody battle as Spartacus and his rebel force prepare for their pivotal fight against an overwhelming Roman army.

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Da Vinci's Demons (Starz) 10 p.m. - “The Hanged Man”

Series premiere! Tom Riley stars as Leonardo da Vinci, a tortured genius who defies authority and throws himself into the future with startling creations that just may change the fate of mankind.

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Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's The Dead Files (10 p.m.), Steven and Amy delve into paranormal activity at a home in “Evil Underground – Rock Island, Illinois.”

Saturday, April 13

Doctor Who (BBC America) 8 p.m. - “Cold War”

The Doctor and Clara find themselves on a damaged Russian submarine filled with nukes in 1983. As the sub spirals out of control they discover that an alien creature is loose aboard and there's much more at stake than just saving the crew.

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Orphan Black (BBC America) 9 p.m. - “Variation Under Nature”

Shocked to discover that she's a clone, Sarah continues her ruse as Beth, and she's assigned a case involving the body she buried.

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Other Saturday shows of interest:

On Bio's My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera (9 p.m.), a Kentucky tavern and a community center deal with hauntings. And on the channel's Something Wicked (10 p.m.), it's a strange tale of jealousy, murder and demonic possession.

Sunday, April 14

Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic (ABC) 8 p.m.

Behind-the-Scenes Special! A look at what has been and what will be! This behind-the-scenes special delves into how Storebrooke's residents have fared since they recovered their memories, takes a look at the show's mythology and offers a preview of the final four episodes of the season.

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Game of Thrones (HBO) 9 p.m. - “Walk of Punishment”

Daenerys tries to make a deal with Kraznys to acquire an army of slaves, Tyrion gets new responsibilities, and Jaime makes an arrangement with his captors.

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What are you going to watch?