ABC's Zero Hour

TV THIS WEEK: Zero Hour premieres, a Firefly reunion and more!

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Feb 11, 2013, 10:27 AM EST (Updated)

ABC premieres its new conspiracy theory series, Zero Hour, which brings Anthony Edwards back to the small screen in his first series since ER. And we'll get a little Firefly reunion when Gina Torres guest-stars on Castle.

Also this week, the rebels try to terminate Kiera on Continuum, Sally finds romance on Being Human, things get steamy for Bo on Lost Girl, director Bryan Singer guest-judges on Face Off, Oliver gets shot on Arrow, it's all about an obstacle course from God on Supernatural, TAPS investigates one of the oldest operating steamboats on Ghost Hunters, the gang deals with Valentine's Day on The Big Bang Theory, Damon has a run-in with a hunter on The Vampire Diaries, a hotel maid is in danger on Person of Interest, trust is an issue on Beauty & The Beast, Sherlock wants Joan to learn self-defense on Elementary, Archer has ex-fiancée issues on Archer, Martin tries to expose Aster Corp. on Touch, Gwen tries to kill Arthur on Merlin, Mr. Gold hunts for his son in New York City on Once Upon a Time, and the Governor wants vengeance on The Walking Dead.

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

Monday, Feb. 11

Continuum (Syfy) 8 p.m. - “A Test Of Time”

Kiera must protect her own existence from being terminated when her teenage grandmother is targeted by killers.

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Being Human
(Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Mouth”

Nora and Josh get surprising orders from Liam, things get romantic for Sally, and Kenny gets suspicious about Aidan's true nature.

Here's a promo:

Lost Girl
(Syfy) 10 p.m. - “Faes Wide Shut”

Things get hot and heavy for Bo when she goes undercover at a steamy key club which has some humans dissolving into a pile of goo. Meanwhile, Bo comes to a revelation when it comes to Kenzi.

Here's a look:

(ABC) 10 p.m. - “Reality Star Struck”

Gina Torres alert! Yep, we get a Firefly reunion of sorts on this Valentine's Day episode, which deals with Castle's efforts to give Beckett the perfect gift and a murder on a reality show called The Wives of Wall Street. Torres plays one of the wives.

Here's a look:

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Face Off (Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Two Heads Are Better Than One”

Bryan Singer (Jack the Giant Slayer) pops in for the makeup artists' latest challenge, involving the creation of two-headed larger-than-life characters.

Here's a preview:

Other Tuesday shows of interest:

On Syfy's Total Blackout (10 p.m.), couples are put to the test in “Love Is Blind.”


Wednesday, Feb. 13

Arrow (The CW) 8 p.m. - “The Odyssey”

Oliver's faceoff with his mother may be the death of him, and he has to turn to Felicity for help. Meanwhile, Oliver's island flashback involves his attempted escape with Slade Wilson (Spartacus's Manu Bennett).

Here's a preview:

(The CW) 9 p.m. - “Trial and Error”

The good news is that Kevin has finally figured out how to close the gates of hell. The bad news: God has designed three trials that one person must perform -- as Dean calls it, God's little obstacle course.

Here's a look:

Ghost Hunters
(Syfy) 8 p.m. - “All Ghouls on Deck”

New Time! TAPS heads to Louisville, Ky., to investigate the Belle of Louisville, one of the oldest operating steamboats in the U.S.

Here's a promo:

Ghost Mine
(Syfy) 9 p.m. - “Secret Passage”

New time! Despite a big strike, the celebration might have to be put on hold when a miner's daughter disappears.

Here's a preview:

Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On ABC's The Neighbors (8:30 p.m.), Debbie and Jackie head off to a hip new club in hopes of feeling more sexy in “Mother Clubbers.” And on the Science Channel's Dark Matters: Extra Twisted (10 p.m.), deeper insight and new information is revealed on science's most unethical stories, including a handheld nuclear disaster.

Thursday, Feb. 14

The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 8 p.m. - “The Tangible Affection Proof”

It's Valentine Day, which causes challenges for the various couples. Meanwhile, Stuart and Raj host a “lonely people” party at the comic book shop.

Zero Hour
(ABC) 8 p.m. - “Strike”

Series premiere! Anthony Edwards (ER) plays Hank Galliston, a skeptic who publishes a magazine that debunks myths. However, his skepticism will be tested when his wife is kidnapped by an international terrorist who wants an antique clock she just picked up for her shop. Hank soon finds himself in the midst of an age-old conspiracy that will challenge everything he believes and that has the potential to end the world as he knows it.

Here's a preview:

The Vampire Diaries
(The CW) 8 p.m. - “Down the Rabbit Hole”

With the group separated on the island, Damon faces one of the five hunters, and Stefan makes a confession to Elena. Meanwhile, everything changes when new information about the cure is revealed.

Here's a preview:

Person of Interest
(CBS) 9 p.m. - “Booked Solid”

Reese and Finch are challenged by the sheer number of suspects when it comes to their latest person of interest, a hotel maid. Elsewhere, Carter mulls over an offer from the FBI.

Here's a promo:

Beauty & The Beast
(The CW) 9 p.m. - “Trust No One”

It looks like it's going to be one sad Valentine's Day for all the main characters. Vincent isn't quite sure how to get Cat's trust back after trying to make a go of it with Alex. Meanwhile, they both begin to wonder if they can continue to trust Alex. And trust becomes an issue for Evan as well when he discovers his new girlfriend is keeping secrets from him.

Here's a look:

(CBS) 10 p.m. - “Details”

Sherlock's on the case when Detective Bell is attacked, but things take an unexpected turn when the attacker is killed. Meanwhile, Sherlock believes Joan needs to learn self-defense.

Here's a preview:

(FX) 10 p.m. - “Vicious Coupling”

Archer's ex-fiancé asks him to save her cyborg boyfriend, who is trapped in outer space.

Here's a sneak peek:

Other Friday shows of interest:

Kevin Smith and his gang of nerds are back on AMC's Comic Book Men (9 p.m.), which returns with new episodes.

Friday, Feb. 15

Touch (Fox) 9 p.m. - “Enemy of My Enemy”

Martin's attempt to expose Aster Corp. has international consequences. Meanwhile, Jake helps Lucy find a woman who may have a connection to Amelia, and Guillermo continues his murderous search for the 36 Righteous Ones.

Here's a promo:

(Syfy) 10 p.m. - “A Lesson in Vengeance”

With Gwen under her spell, Morgana continues her efforts to kill Arthur.

Here's a preview:

Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), the team relive investigations involving locations where ghosts develop powerful attachments to people in “Obsessions & Possessions.”

Saturday, Feb. 9

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon) 9:30 a.m. - “The Jedi Who Knew Too Much”

When Letta Turmond turns up dead after meeting with Ahsoka, she is arrested for murder.

Here's a look:

Other Saturday shows of interest:

On the Cartoon Network there are new episodes of Ben 10: Omniverse (9 a.m.), Green Lantern: The Animated Series (10 a.m.) and Young Justice: Invasion (10:30 a.m.).

Sunday, Feb. 17

Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 p.m. - “Manhattan”

Mr. Gold, Emma and Henry try to find Gold's son in New York City. Meanwhile, Hook, Cora and Regina hunt for Rumpelstiltskin's most prized possession. And in the fairy-tale land, Rumpelstiltskin must deal with his fate during the Ogres War.

Here's a look:

The Walking Dead
(AMC) 9 p.m. - “Home”

It doesn't look like life is getting any easier for the survivors. While the group argue about their next move, the Governor restores order to Woodbury. Meanwhile, Rick tries to find a lost friend, and Daryl and Merle have second thoughts about the decisions they've made.

Talking Dead follows the episode, with Chris Hardwick leading the discussion about “Home.

Here's a preview of “Home”:

Other Sunday shows of interest:

On Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot (10 p.m.), the team heads to the island of Sumatra in Indonesia to search for the orang pendek, “Indonesia's Little Bigfoot.”

What are you going to watch?