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SFTV Grid, Week 34: Penny Dreadful serves up steampunk horror

SFTV Grid, Week 34: Penny Dreadful serves up steampunk horror

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of May 11-17, 2014, the 34th week of the 2013-2014 season.

Programming Notes:
Note Series
May Sweeps Apr 24 – May 21
New Series Penny Dreadful (Sun), Rosemary's Baby (Miniseries: Sun & Thurs)
Season Finale  Once Upon a Time, Métal Hurlant Chronicles, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The OriginalsPerson of InterestArrowThe Vampire DiariesGrimm
Series Finale  Star-Crossed
On Hiatus  Believe, Beauty and the Beast, Real History of Science Fiction

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
SUNDAY MAY 11
Once Upon a Time S03E21-22 – Snow Drifts & There's No Place Like Home ABC Sun 8/7 While Mary Margaret and David celebrate the naming of their son at a coronation in Granny's Diner, Emma and Hook are pulled into Zelena's time portal and find themselves in the Enchanted Forest of the past.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey S01E10 – The Electric Boy FOX Sun 9/8 Travel to 19th century England and meet Michael Faraday, a child of poverty who grew up to invent the motor and the generator.
Game of Thrones S04E06 – Laws of Gods and Men HBO Sun 9/8 Stannis and Davos set sail with a new strategy. Dany meets with supplicants. Tyrion faces down his father in the throne room.
Rosemary's Baby S01E01 – Night 1 NBC Sun 9/8 Miniseries –  a young married couple who move into a Paris apartment that has a haunted past. After getting pregnant, the wife becomes increasingly suspicious that both her husband and their neighbors will have ulterior motives when her child is born. 
Penny Dreadful S01E01 – Night Work SHO Sun 10/9 Monsters and demons haunt Victorian London. In the opener, police investigate a series of gruesome deaths but renowned explorer Sir Malcolm Murray and the alluring Vanessa Ives know there is something darker at play than mere murder. 
Salem S01E04 – Survivors WGN Sun 10/9 Alden is concerned that a old nemesis' arrival in Salem could destroy him when they expose his secrets. Mary loses control of Mercy.
MONDAY MAY12
Star-Crossed S01E13 – Passin Lends Them Power CW Mon 8/7 SERIES FINALE: After Roman is badly hurt, Emery (Aimee Teegarden) turns to an unexpected ally for help.
The Originals S01E21 – The Battle of New Orleans (Repeat) CW Mon 9/8 Klaus and Elijah enact a plan to collect the sacred stones needed by Genevieve in order to forever change the fates of Hayley and the werewolf community.
Warehouse 13 S05E05 – Cangku Shisi SYFY Mon 9/8 An old enemy returns and attempts to move the Warehouse, and plans to use Claudia's sister to do it.
Métal Hurlant Chronicles S01E06 – Pledge of Anya SYFY Mon 10/9 A demon has escaped and is about to surface in humans. A warrior is sending to the world of mortals.
Métal Hurlant Chronicles S02E06 – Back to Reality SYFY Mon 10:30/9:30 A so-called "dream fixer" helps his wealthy clients transport themselves into new realities and worlds.
TUESDAY MAY 13
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S01E22 – Ragtag ABC Mon 8/7 Dark secrets are revealed as Coulson and his team put everything on the line to stop Garrett and the forces of HYDRA.
The Originals S01E22 – The Battle of New Orleans CW Tue 8/7 As the baby's due date draws near, Klaus and Elijah embark on a search for Hayley, while Hayley herself is determined to do whatever it takes to keep her unborn baby safe and away from the witches.
From Dusk Till Dawn S01E09 – Boxman ELREY Tue 9/8 Seth and Richie have to attempt the temples labyrinth. Jacob and Kate confront Scott about his transformation. Freddie follows a new lead in the case.
Supernatural S09E22 – Stairway to Heaven CW Tue 9/8 After a massive attack on the angels, Castiel calls Sam and Dean for help.
Person of Interest S03E23 – Deus Ex Machina CBS Tue 10/9  The team takes desperate actions in its race to prevent the malevolent AI program Samaritan from coming online and making them its first targets.
WEDNESDAY MAY 14
Arrow S02E23 – Unthinkable CW Wed 8/7 Slade moves forward with his plan to kill one more person in Oliver's life.
Revolution S01E21 – Memorial Day NBC Web 8/7 United by their desire to take the Patriots down, Neville and Monroe form an uneasy alliance.
The 100 S01E09 – Unity Day CW Wed 9/8 Clarke and Finn attempt to broker peace with the Grounders but all hell breaks loose when Bellamy, Jasper and Raven show up armed and ready for battle.
THURSDAY May 15
The Vampire Diaries S05E22 – Home CW Tue 8/7 Heartbroken by an unexpected tragedy, Damon is focused on holding himself together, while pushing Bonnie harder than ever to find a way to stop the disintegration of the Other Side.
Rosemary's Baby S01E02 – Night 2 NBC Sun 9/8 Miniseries –  a young married couple who move into a Paris apartment that has a haunted past. After getting pregnant, the wife becomes increasingly suspicious that both her husband and their neighbors will have ulterior motives when her child is born. 
FRIDAY MAY 16
Grimm S03E22 – Blond Ambition NBC Fri 9/8 It's Monroe and Rosalee's big day and their joy will only be matched by unexpected heartache for those around them.
Continuum S03E07 – Waning Minutes SYFY Thu 10/9 Kiera crash lands her CPS flyer during a prisoner transport and is forced to work with her enemy captive in order to survive.
SATURDAY MAY 17
Orphan Black S02E05 – Ispa Scientia Postestas Est BBCA Sat 9/8 Rachel goes on the warpath, lashing out at Sarah's nearest and dearest. While she tries to keep her loved ones safe, an unexpected visitor threatens to derail Sarah's plans.
In the Flesh S02E02 – Episode Two BBCA Sat 10/9 Maxine imposes a undead travel ban across Roarton and new methods in which PDS sufferers have to pay back their debt to society. 

Last updated: May 10, 2014 at 22:00 pm

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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