TV THIS WEEK: Eureka signs off, it's Lost Girl x 2—and more!

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Dec 17, 2012

After five seasons, Eureka heads off into the sunset with a final adventure for Carter and the crew as they save the world one more time. And we get a double dose of Lost Girl on Lost Girl action this week on Monday and in its new timeslot on Fridays.

Also this week, the hunt is one for whoever is controlling the kanima on Teen Wolf, Josh Gates and company hunt for a water creature in the Philippines on Destination Truth, Jack and Dana track a shape-shifter on Haunted Highway, Leela and Amy take up a new sport on Futurama, a haunted item is sought in a bookstore on Haunted Collector, Alex is devastated when a patient goes into a coma on Saving Hope, Wilfred is challenged when he loses something important, Ben is betrayed by someone he trusts on Falling Skies, and Sookie considers life without her faery powers on True Blood.

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

Monday, July 16

Eureka (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Just Another Day"

Series finale! It looks like the end of Eureka as the Department of Defense begins to shut down Global Dynamics. However, there's one more crisis for Sheriff Carter and the gang to overcome as wormholes randomly appear while a slew of familiar guest stars materialize.

Here's a preview:

Lost Girl (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Barometz. Trick. Pressure"

Bo tries to get the Ash to release Lauren, but things don't go as planned. Meanwhile, Trick looks into the future despite terrible risks.

Here's a promo:

Teen Wolf (MTV) 10 p.m. - "Raving"

Who controls the kanima is the question of the hour. Meanwhile, Jackson hits a rave and Allison's mom decides to take care of Scott permanently.

Here's a look:

Tuesday, July 17

Destination Truth (Syfy) 8 p.m. - "Ghosts of Cannibal Village; Kapre"

Team Truth heads to Fiji to investigate reports of the ghosts of victims of a former cannibal tribe. Then it's off to the Philippines to hunt for a dangerous water creature.

Here's a preview:

Haunted Highway (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Utah Skinwalker/Ozark Howler"

Jack and Dana search for a shape-shifting demon, while Devin and Jael track a creature called the Ozark Howler.

Here's a look:

Wednesday, July 18

Futurama (Comedy Central) 10 p.m. - "The Butterjunk Effect"

Leela and Amy take on a sport called Human Butterfly Derby, and they become addicted to something called Nectar which improves their performance.

Haunted Collector (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Stirring the Dead; Ghost Writer"

The team heads to Ohio to dig into a haunting at a newly renovated home in Lorain County, and then they delve into paranormal activities at a bookstore in Tipp City.

Here's a look:

School Spirits (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Ghostly Girls' School"

A haunting is related involving the spirit of a girl at Virginia's Sweet Briar College.

Here's a preview:

Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On the Science Channel's Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman (10 p.m.), it's a look at "Can We Eliminate Evil?"

Thursday, July 19

Saving Hope (NBC) 9 p.m. - "Consenting Adults"

Alex is devastated when a routine surgical procedural on a bride-to-be leaves her in a coma, which leads to the woman meeting Charlie in the spirit world. Meanwhile, Joel tries to help a man who has made modifications to his own body.

Wilfred (FX) 10 p.m. - "Now"

Wilfred loses his sense of smell.

Here's a look:

Friday, July 20

Chasing UFOs (National Geographic) 10 p.m. - "Abducted in Arizona"

Destination Truth's Erin Ryder, scientist Ben McGee and ufologist James Fox, check out UFO sightings in Phoenix and video footage is investigated from a witness in 1993.

Lost Girl (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Midnight Lamp"

Time period premiere! Lost Girl moves to Fridays to make way for Warehouse 13 and Alphas next Monday. In this episode, the Ash offers Bo a deal, which leaves her with an unlikely partner.

Since there wasn't a preview available, here's an interview with Anna Silk, who plays Bo:

Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), the team travels to Kent, England, for a séance at Fort Horsted. And on the channel's Arctic Wrath (10 p.m.), Steve and Amy head to a remote village in central Alaska to probe a hotel with reports of paranormal activity.

Saturday, July 21

Dark Matters: Twisted But True (Science) 9 p.m. - "Resurrection Row; Operation Brainwash; Rabid Roulette"

Fringe's John Noble hosts this look at the scientific odd but true about Robert Cornish's method for cheating death; the CIA pays Ewen Cameron to create a way to brainwash people that costs his own patients dearly; and Louis Pasteur invents a rabies vaccine by gambling with a child's life.

Here's last week's episode:

Sunday, July 22

Falling Skies (TNT) 9 p.m. - "Molon Labe"

The stakes rise as Ben suffers a betrayal, while Tom captures another prisoner. Meanwhile, Weaver gives Matt a job and a new enemy traps several members of the 2nd Mass in a basement.

Here's a look:

True Blood (HBO) 9 p.m. - "In The Beginning"

Sookie contemplates a normal life without her powers while Sam sniffs out the shooters. Meanwhile, Hoyt meets new friends, Alcide finds himself in for a fight, and Lafayette tries to find Jesus's body.

Here's a preview of the second half of season five, a la Comic Con:

Other Sunday shows of interest:

On Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva (9 p.m.), Jane tries to deal with the news regarding Owen in "Road Trip."

What are you going to watch?

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