Finally! Torchwood. Is. Back. And so is Captain Jack Harkness, which means something big is happening on planet Earth and it's not going to be good. We'll also get a hot and heavy True Blood, which brings about more witchy trouble, and a Minority Report-esque Futurama this week.
Also—Scott's looking for a way to control himself with Allison on Teen Wolf, Chloe explores her superpowers in The Nine Lives of Chloe King, The Walking Dead pop up on Hollywood Treasure, Callie gets a sister on Ugly Americans, a rogue AC gets into Forthaven on Outcasts and the freedom fighters try to save harnessed kids on Falling Skies.
Here's what we have to look forward to this week on sci-fi, fantasy, paranormal and spy-fi TV.
Monday, July 4
Teen Wolf (MTV) 10 p.m. - "Heart Monitor"
Derek continues to work on an alliance with Scott, in his own scary kind of way. Meanwhile, what Scott really wants is to figure out how to control his wolfy nature so he can be with Allison. And what Jackson really wants is to know what makes Scott special.
Here's a preview:
Tuesday, July 5
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (ABC Family) 9 p.m. - "All Apologies"
It's let's-explore-her-superpowers-time as Chloe adapts to having sonic hearing and Jasmine and Alek attempt to train Chloe to embrace her inner superhero. Meanwhile, Whitley tries to use bribery when he ousted by the Order.
Here's a sneak peek:
Other Tuesday shows of interest:
On USA's Covert Affairs (10 p.m.), Annie takes on a spy mission at NASA. But her real challenge is dealing with the loss of Auggie, who moves into a new position, leaving her with a new tech operative in "Around the Sun."
Wednesday, July 6
Hollywood Treasure (Syfy) 10 & 10:30 p.m. - "The Zombie and the Rocketeer" and "A Borg in the Basement"
Season finale! Joe and his team dig into collectibles from The Walking Dead and auction off Star Trek memorabilia for charity in the final two episodes of the season.
Here's a finale preview and sneak peek from "The Zombie and the Rocketeer":
Other Wednesday shows of interest:
On Syfy's Haunted Collector (9 p.m.), the team hunts haunted objects in a hundred year-old barn in Connecticut and a North Carolina home in "Slaughterhouse Ghosts/Supernatural Sword." Then on the Science Channel's Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman (10 p.m.), scientists dig into the question, "Is there a Sixth Sense." And ABC's Primetime Nightline: Beyond Belief (10 p.m.), Bill Weir delves into reports around the world of people who claim to have seen the Virgin Mary in "The Miracle Mysteries."
Thursday, July 7
Futurama (Comedy Central) 10 p.m. - "Law & Oracle"
Fry quits his job and joins the Future Crimes Division of the police department as the series goes a little Minority Report and TRON on us.
Here's a sneak peek and a look at how a Futurama episode is put together. Make sure to turn on the sound:
Ugly Americans (Comedy Central) 10:30 p.m. - "Callie and Her Sister"
When Callie's parents get back together briefly, the union produces a baby girl whose growth is accelerated, and Callie and Mark reluctantly agree to raise the child.
Here's a sneak peek:
Other Thursday shows of interest:
Dinosaurs rampage all over the National Geographic Channel with Great Dinosaur Escape (8 p.m.) and Jurassic CSI (10 p.m.). On USA's Burn Notice (9 p.m.), Michael is reunited with his brother, Nate, who asks him to help with a loan shark issue in "Mind Games." And on FX's Wilfred (10 p.m.), Ryan's neighbor Spencer visits to return Ryan's missing wallet in "Fear."
Friday, July 8
Torchwood: Miracle Day (Starz) 10 p.m. - "The New World"
Season four premiere! Torchwood is back FINALLY, but we're going to have to get Starz to see it! In the premiere, Captain Jack (John Barrowman) and Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) return as the world suffers another crisis when death literally takes a holiday. However, the human race quickly learns that Miracle Day is no miracle. The ten-episode season also stars Mekhi Phifer, Bill Pullman and Lauren Ambrose.
Here's a look:
Other Friday shows of interest:
On Disney's Wizards of Wavely Place (8:05 p.m.), Alex is named "Wizard of the Year." And on the Travel Channel's Paranormal Challenge (9 p.m.), two teams hunt for ghosts at the Ohio State Reformatory, which host Zak Bagans claims is one of the most haunted prisons he's investigated.
Saturday, July 9
Outcasts (BBC America) 9 p.m. - "Episode 4"
When a rogue AC gets into Forhaven and a citizen is attacked, Cass and Fleur attempt to contain the situation.
Here's a look:
Other Saturday shows of interest:
On Discovery's Dino Gangs (8 p.m.), T-Rex secrets are uncovered when the remains of 68 T-Rexes found in the Gobi Desert are examined.
Sunday, July 10
True Blood (HBO) 9 p.m. - "If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?"
Things are heating up on True Blood as Sookie makes a deal with a confused Eric and Jason worries about being transformed. Meanwhile, Jessica has a moral issue, Tommy tries to drag Sam into a moneymaking scheme and Marnie hunts for a spirit.
Here's a preview:
Falling Skies (TNT) 10 p.m. - "Silent Kill"
Hal and the freedom fighters attempt a dangerous plan to rescue Ben and other harnessed kids.
Here's a promo:
Other Sunday shows of interest:
The TV Guide Network offers up Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Preview (8 p.m.), a special which includes interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. On Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva (9 p.m.), Jane takes on the case of the mother of a dwarf as she goes up against a sperm bank in "Dream Big." And on Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot (10 p.m.), it's a trip to the island of Prince of Wales in Alaska when a mayor ask the team to look into Bigfoot sightings.
What are you going to watch?