TV THIS WEEK: The Walking Dead, Dr. Horrible, Arrow and more!

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Dec 17, 2012

The Walkers are back with the season-three premiere of The Walking Dead, and we'll have plenty of CW premieres with Arrow, The Vampire Diaries and Beauty and the Beast. But just to get us tooled up for their big premiere week, the CW is also giving us a little present with the television premiere of Joss Whedon's Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

Also this week, Sean Astin guest-stars on Alphas, someone's going to die on Revolution, there's a Dr. Seuss challenge on Face Off, the humans try to spend more time with their own kind on The Neighbors, Sam and Dean work to get their hands on the Word of God on Supernatural, the crew try to get their people back on Last Resort, Sheldon hires a young female assistant on The Big Bang Theory, Chiller offers up an original horror flick with Dead Souls, the rogue Fringe team meets some people trying to record human history on Fringe, Nick and Hank face another Grimm murder, the town might just have its first serial killer on Haven, attempts are made to discover who the mystery blogger is on Bedlam, a sorority faces a killer housemother on American Horror House, Emma and Mary Margaret run into a legendary character on Once Upon a Time, Jane starts seeing what might be ghosts at the Drake on 666 Park Avenue, and Chris Hardwick and company help us wrap our heads around the latest episode of Walking Dead on Talking Dead.

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

Monday, Oct. 8

Alphas (Syfy) 8 p.m. - "If Memory Serves"

Sean Astin alert! The Lord of the Rings star guest-stars as Mitchell, an Alpha with enhanced memory capabilities, who can store and play other people's memories. He's targeted by the team as a Stanton Parish asset. Meanwhile, Senator Burton (Lauren Holly) arrives unexpectedly.

Here's a preview: