TV THIS WEEK: Sleepy Hollow's premiere, Under The Dome's finale and more!

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Sep 16, 2013

The first of the new fall genre shows, Fox's Sleepy Hollow, premieres, and we'll get the premiere of the second season of The Neighbors. Also this week, CBS's hit Under the Dome signs off after its first successful season.

And there's a Halloween themed Face Off, Heroes of Cosplay finishes its first season, the team hunts for a phantom intruder on Ghost Mine, Marco faces off with the killer on The Bridge, DreamWorks Dragons: Defenders of Berk premieres its second season, and Duke and Nathan hunt for a Troubled firestarter on Haven.

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

Monday, Sept. 16

Sleepy Hollow (Fox) 9 p.m. - “Pilot”

Series premiere! This reimagining of the Washington Irving classic follows Ichabod Crane as he wakes up to find that his 18th-century nemesis, the Headless Horseman, is causing trouble in a modern-day Sleepy Hollow. Crane teams up with a local cop named Abbie Mills in an attempt to hunt down the Horseman and stop the end of the world. The series comes from Fringe's Alex Kurtzman and Roboto Orci, Underworld's Len Wiseman and Phillip Iscove.

Here's a look:

Under the Dome (CBS) 10 p.m. - “Curtains”

Season-one finale! The end is near! The end of the season, that is. The mega-hit series has already been renewed for a second season next summer. In the finale, secrets of the Dome are revealed, Big Jim tries to take out Barbie, and the Monarch's identity is exposed.

Here's a preview:

Other Monday shows of interest:

On Bio's Stalked by a Ghost (10 p.m.), a woman is haunted by the ghost of her ex in “Tortured & Alone.”

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Face Off (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Trick or Treat”

The artists are tasked with reimagining iconic Halloween characters, including the scarecrow and the devil, but there's a trick head for them. They must incorporate a gag element. Makeup artist Valli O'Reilly makes a guest appearance.

Here's a sneak peek:

Heroes of Cosplay (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Planet Comicon – Part 2”

Part two of the two-part season finale! Yaya decides to compete in the costume competition at Planet Comicon in Kansas City.

Here's a preview:

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Paranormal Witness (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Through the Eyes of a Killer”

A psychic detective helps track down a serial killer in New Jersey.

Ghost Mine (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Phantom Intruder”

A blast destroys RIPA. Meanwhile, the team searches for a phantom intruder and discovers a shocking connection to the past.

Here's a promo:

The Bridge (FX) 10 p.m. - “Take the Ride, Pay the Toll”

As Sonya desperately tries find Marco's son, Marco learns what the killer really wants as a showdown develops on the bridge.

Here's a preview:

Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On the Science Channel's The Unexplained Files (9 p.m.), it's a look at a UFO hot spot in Argentina and a strange creature in West Virginia.

Thursday, Sept. 19

DreamWorks Dragons: Defenders of Berk (Cartoon Network) 7:30 p.m. - “Live and Let Fly”

Season-two premiere! New season, new dragons! In the premiere, Stoick frets that Alvin is going to attack.

Here's a preview:

Revolution marathon (Syfy) 8 a.m.

A 16-episode marathon! Starting with episode five, “Soul Train,” at 8 a.m., Syfy offers up the rest of season one, no doubt to get you in the mood for the premiere of Revolution's season two on NBC. The marathon runs till midnight.

Here's a look at “Soul Train”:

Other Thursday shows of interest:

On the Cartoon Network's Legends of Chima (7 p.m.), the wolves get strength from stolen chi in “The Chi Jackers.”

Friday, Sept. 20

The Neighbors (ABC) 10 p.m. - “Family Conference”

Season-two premiere! Amber and Reggie tell their families about their romance. However, the relationship might not last long after the families decide to take a vote on its future.

Here's a promo:

Haven (Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Survivors”

Duke and Nathan find themselves neck-deep in Troubles with someone burning up the residents of Haven in broad daylight. Meanwhile, Nathan continues his search for Audrey.

Here's a look at season two:

Other Friday shows of interest:

On Disney's Wander Over Yonder (9 p.m.), Wander and Sylvia become fugitives on a planet ruled by Lord Hater. And on Travel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), Zak and the guys pay tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and then head to a Victorian mansion whose owners claim they were driven out by spirits.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Drive Angry (Syfy) 9 p.m.

In this 2010 Nicolas Cage movie, Cage plays a cranky convict who breaks out of hell to save his granddaughter from being ritually sacrificed. Revolution's Billy Burke also stars.

Here's a promo:

Other Saturday shows of interest:

The Cartoon Network offers up new episodes of Beware the Batman (10 a.m.) and Teen Titans Go! (10:30 a.m.). And on Bio's Ghost Bait (10 p.m.), a spirit appears in a basement mirror in a Pennsylvania farmhouse.

What are you going to watch?


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