TV THIS WEEK: Grimm's fall finale, American Horror Story and more!

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Jan 14, 2013, 2:52 PM EST

It's the depths of the November sweeps, so we'll get a midseason finale for Grimm, the show that premiered first this fall, and we'll discover who Bloody Face really is on American Horror Story.

Also this week, we'll meet the only man who ever scared Miles on Revolution, bank robbers terrorize the city on Arrow, Castiel's back on Supernatural, Josh Gates guest-investigates on Ghost Hunters, it's a Sheldon vanishing act on The Big Bang Theory, Elena begins hallucinating on The Vampire Diaries, the hunt is on to find out who stole the launch key on Last Resort, relationship stuff abounds on Beauty & The Beast, a surgeon's in trouble on Person of Interest, Watson digs into Sherlock's past on Elementary, someone on the Fringe team triggers a Fringe event, Duke is transported back in time on Haven, and Rick tries to find his way back to sanity on The Walking Dead.

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

Monday, Nov. 12

Revolution (NBC) 10:01 p.m. - "Ties That Bind"

It's all about the pendant as Charlie and the gang are tracked by a ruthless member of the militia—the only man who ever scared Miles. Meanwhile, Monroe gives Neville a warning.

Here's a preview and a sneak peek:

Other Monday shows of interest:

Over at TLC there's a Long Island Medium marathon, with new episodes beginning at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Total Blackout (Syfy) 10:00 p.m. - "Glazed and Confused"

Yes, we're talking donuts as the latest round of contestants must identify weird donut fillings.

Here's a look:

Viral Video Showdown (Syfy) 10:30 p.m. - "Modern Fairytale"

Two teams, Dr. Cool Sex and Poykpac, are tasked with reimagining a classic fairy tale with a modern twist.

Here's a preview:

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Arrow (The CW) 8 p.m. - "Legacies"

Oliver and his new sidekick (I know! Don't call him a sidekick!) must re-evaluate Arrow's mission to take down the people on his father's list when a nasty bunch of bank robbers, the Royal Flush Gang, terrorize the city.

Here's a promo:

Supernatural (The CW) 9 p.m. - "A Little Slice of Kevin"

Castiel alert! Sam and Dean get a shock when the angel appears and tells them he escaped from purgatory. Meanwhile, Kevin and his mom make a demon bomb.

Here's a sneak peek:

Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Paranormal Pioneers"

Josh Gates alert! The host of Destination Truth joins TAPS for a trip to Gloucester, Mass., to probe one of America's most haunted castles, Hammond Castle, and its original owners.

Here's a preview:

American Horror Story: Asylum (FX) 10 p.m. - "I Am Anne Frank, Part 2"

Part two of a two-parter! Bloody Face is revealed. Meanwhile, Sister Jude may have figured out Arden's secret, and Kit might get a chance at escape.

Here's a look:

Other Wednesday shows of interest:

On NBC's The Neighbors (8:30 p.m.), the Weavers invite their alien neighbors to Thanksgiving dinner in "Thanksgiving Is for the Bird-Kersees." On PBS's Nova (9 p.m.), it's a look at the "Ultimate Mars Challenge." On the channel's Nova scienceNow (10 p.m.) scientists explore "What Will the Future Be Like?" And on a double-header of Syfy's Deals From the Darkside (10 & 10:30 p.m.), objects, including a Mohawk ax head and a dominatrix's items, might be worth purchasing.

Thursday, Nov. 15

The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 8 p.m. - "The 43 Peculiarity"

So where does Sheldon disappear to every day at 2:45? Howard and Raj investigate. And Leonard and Penny deal with jealousy.

The Vampire Diaries (The CW) 8 p.m. - "We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes"

Apparently killing a hunter who's trying to kill you is a bad thing as Elena deals with horrifying hallucinations. Meanwhile, is Jeremy the new hunter?

Here's a preview:

Last Resort (ABC) 8 p.m. - "Nuke It Out"

Chaplin and Kendal search for the traitor who stole the nuclear launch key. Meanwhile, trouble arrises when Prosser doesn't follow orders.

Here's a promo:

Beauty & the Beast (The CW) 9 p.m. - "Worth"

So how exactly do Vincent and Cat feel about each other? Will Vincent admit it ripped his heart out to see Cat and Evan kissing? Stay tuned.

Here's a preview:

Person of Interest (CBS) 9 p.m. - "Critical"

The machine's latest person of interest is a successful surgeon whose loved one is being threatened if she doesn't do something terrible.

Here's a promo:

Elementary (CBS) 10 p.m. - "One Way to Get Off"

Holmes and Watson are on the case of a double murder that may be connected to murders 13 years earlier. Meanwhile, Watson does some digging on her own to learn more about her charge.

Here's a look:

Friday, Nov. 16

Grimm (NBC) 9 p.m. - "Season of the Hexenbiest"

Fall finale! Yep, it's the Grimm fall finale, and Adalind's back and ready for revenge, as if making Nick's lady forget all about him wasn't enough. Meanwhile, the obsession between Capt. Renard and Juliette grows.

Here's a preview:

Fringe (Fox) 9 p.m. - "Five-Twenty-Ten"

Someone on the team is about to create their own Fringe event, and if you watch the preview below you'll probably know who. Meanwhile, the rebellion against the Observers presses on.

Here's a look:

Haven (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Sarah"

Looks like Duke's headed back to the future, where perhaps we'll learn more about Sarah and the Colorado Kid.

Here's a promo:

Other Friday shows of interest:

On the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), the team travels to Big Sur in California to hunt for the ghost of American poet Robinson Jeffers at the Tor House.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon) 9:30 a.m. - "Bound for Rescue"

It's the younglings to the rescue as they try to save Ahsoka from Hondo's pirates.

Other Saturday shows of interest:

On Bio's The Haunting Of... (10 p.m.), Connie Stevens and her daughter, Joely Fisher, delve into their house's ghostly history. And on TBS's Wedding Band (10 p.m.), it's a trip to Comic-Con for Tommy (Brian Austin Green), who meets Transformers' Megan Fox (Green's real-life wife).

Sunday, Nov. 18

Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (Disney) 7 p.m.

This animated musical set in the storybook land of Enhancia is about a young commoner girl whose mother marries the king, suddenly making her a princess. Sofia the First is being developed as a series with plans to launch in 2013.

Here's a preview:

It's Christmas, Carol! (Hallmark) 8 p.m.

In this Hallmark original movie, Emmanuelle Vaugier stars as a Scrooge-like woman who suddenly gets haunted by the ghost of her former boss, played by Carrie Fisher. Carson Kressley also stars.

The Walking Dead (AMC) 9 p.m. - "Hounded"

Yep, Rick took a little Walker-killing walkabout, but he's back—kind of, anyway. Meanwhile, over in Woodbury, while they may not talk about zombie fight club, it doesn't seem to have put a damper on the growing connection between Andrea and the Governor.

The Talking Dead airs at 11 p.m., with Chris Hardwick hosting as The Walking Dead cast, crew and fans discuss the episode.

Here's a sneak peek of "Hounded":

Other Sunday shows of interest:

On the Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot (9 p.m.) the Bigfoot investigators delve into a photo that might be a momma Bigfoot carrying her baby in Vermont.

What are you going to watch?

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