TV THIS WEEK: Falling Skies ends, Star Wars Droid Tales, and more!

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Aug 24, 2015, 4:42 PM EDT

We're still a few weeks away from a glut of fall premieres, so we're still talking about summer shows, and many of them are wrapping up this week. Among the finales are HannibalMr. Robot, and Falling Skies, the hit alien drama that's ending its run after five seasons. 

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


Star Wars: Droid Tales (Disney XD) 9 p.m. - "Crisis on Coruscant"

It's been nearly two months since Droid Tales has given us a new episode, but this week it's back, and C-3PO and Ackbar are on the trail of a kidnapped R2-D2. It might not be the most exciting Star Wars expanded universe property to come out of the Disney era, but it's still fascinating, and we're curious to see where it heads next. Check out a preview below.


Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Barrels of Boos"

Season premiere! - Even if you're not a believer in the paranormal, Ghost Hunters can hold a powerful fascination for you, if only because it often provides a chance to debunk various supernatural occurences. This week, the series returns for its 10th season, and even if it hasn't convinced you yet, you might still find it entertaining. Check out a preview below.


Dark Matter (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Episode 12" and "Episode 13"

Season finale! - This week, one of Syfy's biggest ventures (so far) into the realm of hard sci-fi ends it run after 13 episodes, and at the moment we don't know if the show will have a chance to continue. Dark Matter launched alongside Killjoys as one of this network's attempts to get back to straight sci-fi storytelling, and while some viewers have definitely embraced it, its future remains uncertain. The series has managed to hover at around 1 million live viewers every episode, which is respectable for a show working in its particular circumstances, but we still don't know if that's enough to keep it going. Check out a preview below.


Hannibal (NBC) 10 p.m. - "The Wrath of the Lamb"

Season finale! - Hannibal was canceled by NBC weeks ago, and to add insult to injury, it was moved to Saturday nights for its final few episodes. Those episodes have produced a new creative fervor thanks to the Red Dragon storyline, and fans are still holding out hope that the series will be resurrected by another network or streaming service. We still have no conclusive proof that Hannibal will live on, but we can take solace in the fact that Bryan Fuller's incredible horror series was able to surivive this long. Plus, we have an incredible finale to look forward to.

Falling Skies (TNT) 10 p.m. - "Reborn"

Series finale! - Four years ago, an alien invastion series created by Saving Private Ryan writer Robert Rodat and produced by Steven Spielberg found its way to TNT. This Sunday, after five seasons, it's ending. Falling Skies was one of the great success stories among the last 10 year of cable TV genre launches, and this week it gets to close its doors on its own terms. Here's hoping we'll get a great finale.



Gravity Falls (Disney XD) 8:30 p.m. - "The Stanchurian Candidate"

When Grunkle Stan decides to run for mayor, Dipper and Mabel have their work cut out for them.


Star Wars: Droid Tales (Disney XD) 9 p.m. - "Crisis on Coruscant"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

The Whispers (ABC) 10 p.m. - "Traveller in the Dark"

Confusion and fear permeates when one of the children is taken over by Drill, but it isn't clear who it is.


Teen Wolf (MTV) 10 p.m. - "Status Asthmaticus"

With both lives and friendships on the verge of being destroyed, Scott and his pack face their greatest enemy yet.



Zoo (CBS) 9 p.m. - "Murmuration"

Jamie tries to expose Reiden's involvement in the global animal problem; Mitch escapes; Mitch and Abraham run into an army of birds.


Face Off (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "The Gatekeepers"

The artists compete for immunity in a challenge based upon the Rorschach inkblot test, then they pair off and create a gatekeeper based on a unique gateway.

Scream (MTV) 10 p.m. - "The Dance"

Emma does not believe the real killer has been caught and teams up with Piper to find answers at the Halloween dance.


Extant (CBS) 9 p.m. - "Don't Shoot the Messenger"

After a near-death experience, Molly has a terrifying vision; Shepherd's loyalty to the Global Space Commission is questioned.


Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Barrels of Boos"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Paranormal Witness (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "The Motel"

A darkness lurks in the hallways of the Windrift Motel, which frightens the new owners and pushes them to the brink of evil.

Mr. Robot (USA) 10 p.m. - "eps1.9zer0-daY.avi"

Season finale! - One of Elliot's past hacks comes back to haunt him; Mr. Robot and Tyrell are missing.


Steampunk'd (GSN) 10 p.m. - "The Secret in Front of You"

The makers create a secret lair for a femme fatale; an added mystery button tempts some to make a daring choice.


Teen Titans Go! (TOON) 6 p.m. - "The Spice Game"

Having grown sick of Robin's bland cooking, the other Titans make attempts to spice things up.


Beauty and the Beast (CW) 8 p.m. - "Sins of the Fathers"

Liam's history inspires Cat to look further into the Ellingsworth family and she discovers a tragic past; Vincent and Cat realize they will need to use their secret weapon to take Liam down; J.T. comes up with a theory to save himself.


Under the Dome (CBS) 10 p.m. - "Love is a Battlefield"

Barbie risks everything as he attempts to free Eva; Hektor asks Big Jim and Julia to test a potential cure for the infected townspeople; Christine shares shocking information with Joe.


Dominion (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "The Longest Mile Home"

Alex, Noma and Michael near Vega; Julian pushes for the location of the amphora; Claire must make a harrowing decision.

Geeks Who Drink (Syfy) 11 p.m. - "Jonathan Sadowski vs. Lenny Jacobson"

Jonathan Sadowski's ``Light Sobers'' compete against Lenny Jacobson's ``Ale Storm.''


Defiance (Syfy) 8 p.m. - "Upon the March We Fittest Die"

Omec hunts Defiance citizens; Nolan, Amanda, and the others undertake a potential suicide mission to end the threat once and for all.


Dark Matter (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Episode 12 and Episode 13"

Read more in our Highlights section above.


Doctor Who (BBC America) 8 p.m. - "Vincent and The Doctor" and "The Doctor's Wife"

Host Hannah Hart revisits Doctor Who's best revival episodes.

Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney XD) 8:28 p.m. and 10:28 p.m. - "Gamora"

Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy shorts continue with a two-part Gamora episode.

Hannibal (NBC) 10 p.m. - "The Wrath of the Lamb"

Read more in our Highlights section above.


Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) 9 p.m. - "So Close, Yet So Far"

Madison tries to keep Nick from withdrawal; Travis sets out to locate his son before Los Angeles falls.


The Last Ship (TNT) 9 p.m. - "Cry Havoc"

The Nathan James is trapped between a sub and the civilian blockades set up by the Immunes; Chandler sends Dr. Scott and the cure off the ship under Slattery's protection.


The Strain (FX) 10 p.m. - "Intruders"

Eph must protect Zack against a surprise intruder into Red Hook; Gus convinces the Guptas to make a difficult choice; Fet and Setrakian set out to acquire the Lumen, but discover they are not the only potential buyer.


Falling Skies (TNT) 10 p.m. - "Reborn"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Rick and Morty (TOON) 11:30 p.m. - "The Ricks Must be Crazy"

Rick forgets to check his oil and then must repair his car.