TV THIS WEEK: Summer Glau, American Horror Story and more!

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Dec 17, 2012

It's a whole new season and new spooky story when American Horror Story: Asylum premieres on Wednesday. And Summer Glau returns to Alphas as a mechanical genius, while Kelly Hu takes on Arrow.

Also this week, Charlie and the gang get closer to finding her brother on Revolution, a well-known producer pops up on Face Off, Sam thinks of quitting hunting on Supernatural, Chaplin and Kandal are accused of treason on Last Resort, Wolowitz returns from space on The Big Bang Theory, Elena has vampire transition troubles on The Vampire Diaries, a dead ballerina brings Cat and Vincent back together on Beauty and the Beast, Sherlock and Watson hunt for a missing child on Elementary, Juliette is drawn to another man on Grimm, a female vigilante goes after criminals on Haven, Ellie is reminded of her broken engagement on Bedlam, Captain Hook gets a story on Once Upon a Time, a life hangs in the balance on The Walking Dead, and Jane discovers who the thief is at the Drake on 666 Park Avenue.

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

Monday, Oct. 15

Alphas (Syfy) 8 p.m. - "Need to Know"

Summer Glau alert! Skylar's back, and the team is trying to rescue her from Parish, a task that proves difficult. Meanwhile, Rosen interrogates an Alpha prisoner who is devastated by the death of his daughter. Sean Astin also guest-stars.

Here's a preview:

Revolution (NBC) 10 p.m. - "Soul Train"

As the group gets closer to Neville, it looks like there's going to be one big clash. Meanwhile, the value of Danny's life goes up and Nora connects with another rebel.

Here's a look: