TV THIS WEEK: The Clone Wars premieres and Warehouse 2 is found

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Dec 14, 2012

Star Wars: The Clone Wars begins its third season with two episodes this week, and it's already time for the season finales of Being Human and The Gates. Also this week, the Warehouse 13 gang digs into Egypt's Warehouse 2, and Damon continues to cause trouble on The Vampire Diaries.

Then Josh Gates looks for a lake monster on Destination Truth, Audrey runs into a psychic on Haven, Mitchell may be the only hope for George and Annie on the season-two finale of Being Human, and Nick faces double trouble with a two-episode season-one finale on The Gates.

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

Monday, Sept. 13

Scream Queens 2 (VH1) 10 p.m. - "Episode 6"

This week the scream-queen hopefuls act against green screen as they try to win that ultimate role in Saw 3D.

Here's a green-screen sneak peek:

Tuesday, Sept. 14

Warehouse 13 (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Buried"

Lindsay Wagner alert! In part one of the two-part season finale, Mrs. Frederic gets ill and it's up to Pete, Myka and H.G. to go to Egypt's Warehouse 2 in an attempt to save her. Meanwhile, Claudia discovers what the future holds for her at the warehouse.

Here's a promo and a sneak peek:

And other Tuesday shows of interest

On Cartoon Network's Unnatural History (8 p.m.), Henry discovers a dangerous bug inside a package in the DOUM rooms in "Speedlemanie." And on Discovery's The Colony (10 p.m.), while trying to survive after a viral apocalypse, the colonists must deal with an a pending attack just as contact with loved ones leads them to consider exit strategies.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "A Shot in the Dark"

The TAPS team takes "A Shot in the Dark" as they investigate the 300-year-old Colonial Inn, which is reported to have shadowy figures and flying objects.

Here's a preview:

And other Wednesday shows of interest

On the season-one finale of the History Channel's Chasing Mummies (10 p.m.), Zahi's team names a tomb complex after him, and they uncover the burial remains of five people, including a mummified murder victim, in "Buried."

Thursday, Sept. 16

The Vampire Diaries (The CW) 8 p.m. - "Brave New World"

Between bad boy Damon and major bitch-on-wheels Katherine, you've got to figure Mystic Falls is in for one large body count this season. As the fallout from the season-one cliffhanger continues, Matt decides to tell Caroline how he feels about her, Damon tries to figure out Mason's secret, and Bonnie gets mad at Damon. It looks like it's going to be a "Brave New World" for all the characters.

Here's a very spoilery preview and a sneak peek:

Nikita (The CW) 9 p.m. - "2.0"

Nikita goes after a Slavic leader wanted for war crimes that Division has in protective custody but runs into a mercenaries who are after him, too, in "2.0." Meanwhile, it's decided that Alex will be activated early and put in the field.

Here's a preview:

Destination Truth (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Spirits of Angkor Wat / Canadian Lake Monster"

The globetrotting truth seekers go to Cambodia to search for the violent spirits of Angkor Wat, and then head to Canada's Lake Okanagan to hunt an aquatic monster.

Here's a preview:

Beast Legends (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Fire Dragon"

The beast hunters head to Poland in search of a fire-breathing dragon in "Fire Dragon."

Here's a preview:

And other Thursday shows of interest

If you're in need of a Fringe fix before the season-three premiere next week (or maybe you just want a chance to see Leonard Nimoy's final performance before his retirement), you can catch last season's outstanding two-hour finale, "Over There." And on the History Channel's Stan Lee's Superhumans (10 p.m.), the "Human Crash Test Dummy," aka traffic collision-reconstruction expert Rusty Haight, is profiled, along with sword master Isao Machii and escape artist Steve Santini.

Friday, Sept. 17

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) 9 p.m. - "Clone Cadets" and "ARC Troopers"

Season-three premiere! In the first two episodes of the season, "Clone Cadets" and "ARC Troopers," five clone cadets discover they must work together to complete their training, and Anakin and Obi-Wan battle the Separatists to save Kamino and its clone factories.

Here's a preview of the new season:

Haven (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "The Hand You're Dealt"

Audrey gets help from Duke on the Colorado Kid case. Meanwhile, Nathan and Audrey are on the trail of a killer, but they keep running into a woman who claims she's just trying to stop deaths she knew were going to happen in "The Hand You're Dealt."

Here's a promo:

And other Friday shows of interest

On the Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures (9 p.m.), it's the beginning of a three-parter as the crew hunts for ghosts at the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg, Pa., which is believed to be one of America's most haunted places.

Saturday, Sept. 18

Being Human (BBC America) 9 p.m. - "Season 2, Episode 8"

Season-two finale! Now that Mitchell knows who Professor Jaggat really is, he rushes to see if he can rescue George and Annie from Lucy's experiments. Season three is currently being filmed, and Syfy is doing its own "reimagined" version of the series.

Here's a sneak peek of the big finale:

And other Saturday shows of interest

On National Geographic's Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond (8 p.m.), the scientist takes a look at the potential collapse of civilization as we know it by examining the decline of the Romans and the Mayans. Then, on the Biography Channel's Celebrity Ghost Stories (9 p.m.), it's the season-two finale, featuring the personal ghost stories of Laura Prepon, Vince Neil, Connie Stevens and Haylie Duff.

Sunday, Sept. 19

The Gates (ABC) 9 and 10 p.m. - "Bad Moon Rising" and "Moving Day"

It's the two-hour season one finale! Starting an hour early at 9 p.m., The Gates finishes up its summer run with two action-packed episodes. First, on "Bad Moon Rising," a controversial decision just might end up ripping the neighborhood apart, and Sarah makes an unsettling discovery about Devon. Meanwhile, Brett learns that Charlie and Andie are back together. And in the final episode, "Moving Day," the Monohans decide to move out of The Gates (and who can blame them?), at least until Charlie and Andie run away. Meanwhile, the Radcliffs go after Devon.

Here's a preview of the finale:

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