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SFTV Grid: May 3-9, 2015 – Penny Dreadful scares up a second season debut Sunday

SFTV Grid: May 3-9, 2015 – Penny Dreadful scares up a second season debut Sunday

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of May 3-9, 2015, the 48th week of the 2014-2015 season.*

Programming Notes:
Note Series
Season Finale Dig, Forever, Gotham (Renewed), Last Man on Earth (renewed), Person of Interest
New Season Penny Dreadful
Series Return Dates Beauty and the Beast (May 21), Defiance (Jun. 12), Dominion (Jul. 9), Extant (Jul. 1), Falling Skies (Jun. 28), The Last Ship (Jun. 21), Proof (Jun. 16 – TNT),  Teen Wolf (Jun. 29), Under the Dome (Jun. 25)
Hiatus Atlantis
Upcoming Between (May 21 – Netflix), Dark Matter (Jun. 12 – SYFY), Killjoys (Jun. 19 – SYFY), Mr. Robot (Jun. 24 – USA), Proof (Jun. 16), Sens8 (Jun. 5 – Netflix), Stitchers (Jun. 2 – FAM), Wayward Pines (May 14 – Fox),  The Whispers (Jun. 1),  (Zoo (Jun. 30 – CBS)

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
SUNDAY MAY 3 MAY SWEEPS
Once Upon a Time S04E20 – Mother ABC Sun 8/7 Emma returns to Storybrooke to reunite Lily with Maleficent while Regina and Robin struggle to cope with the implications of Zelena's pregnancy.
Game of Thrones  S05E04 – Sons of the Harpy  HBO Sun 9/8 The Faith Militant grow increasingly aggressive. Jaime and Bronn head south. Ellaria and the Sand Snakes vow vengeance.
Last Man on Earth S01E13 – Screw the Moon  FOX Sun 9:30/8:30 Phil and Carol reconcile their differences.
Penny Dreadful S02E01 – Fresh Hell SHO SUn 10/9  As Victor struggles to resurrect Brona, Ethan prepares to leave London and Malcolm discovers that Vanessa is plagued by new visions.
Salem S02E05 – The Wine Dark Sea WGN Sun 10/9 Mary and Countess Marburg cone face-to-face with each other.
MONDAY MAY 4   MAY SWEEPS
Gotham S01E22 – All Happy Families Are Alike  FOX Mon 8/7 As Gotham City's gang war reaches its boiling point, Fish Mooney goes head-to-head with Maroni and Penguin in an attempt to re-stake her claim on the city.
The Originals S02E21 – Fire With Fire  CW Mon 8/7 After discovering that he's been betrayed by his own siblings, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) teams up with an unlikely ally and sets off on a warpath, hell bent on revenge.
The Returned S01E09 – Helen A&E Mon 10/9 Someone unexpectedly shows up and puts Chloe in danger. Peter makes a startling announcement and Helen sets her deadly plan for the town in motion.
TUESDAY MAY 5   MAY SWEEPS
The Flash S01E21 – Grodd Lives  CW Tue 8/7 Barry  must deal with the Reverse Flash's latest threat to a member of the group.
Agents of SHIELD S02E10 – Scars ABC Tue 9/8 Skye is torn between her loyalty to S.H.I.E.L.D. and her connection to the Inhumans as tensions rise between the groups.
iZombie  S01E08 – Dead Air CW Tue 9/8 Liv (Rose McIver) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) work together to solve the murder of a morning radio talk show host who specialized in relationship straight talk.
Forever S01E22 – The Last Death of Henry Morgan ABC Tue 10/9  Henry and Adam have been on a long, unrelenting collision course, which is about to come to a head.
Person of Interest S04E22 – YWWH CBS Tue 10/9 Finch and Root race to save The Machine, which has been located by the rival AI, Samaritan, while Reese is caught in the middle of the final showdown between rival crime bosses Elias and Dominic.
WEDNESDAY MAY 6   MAY SWEEPS
Arrow S03E22 – This is Your Sword  CW Wed 8/7 Oliver/Al Sah-him (Stephen Amell) finishes his training and is left with two final tasks to become the next Ra's al Ghul.
Supernatural  S10E21 – Dark Dynasty  CW Wed 9/8 Dean and Sam investigate a bizarre murder and realize the killer bears the same tattoo as those from the Styne family.
THURSDAY MAY 7 MAY SWEEPS
The Vampire Diaries  S06E21 – I'll Wed You in the Golden Summertime CW Thu 8/7 It's Alaric and Jo's wedding day and Elena and Bonnie do their best to help a stressed out Jo with the last minute preparations.
Dig S01E10 – Armageddon Protocol USA Thu 10/9 With the fate of humanity at stake, Peter races to stop the Order of Moriah's plan to destroy the Temple Mount and bring about the End of Days.
Olympus S01E06 – The Lexicon  SYFY THu 10/9 Hero feels pressured by Medea and Aegeus to work out the Lexicon's riddle
FRIDAY MAY 8 MAY SWEEPS
Grimm S04E21 – Headache  NBC Fri 8/7 While investigating a grisly murder, Nick and Hank get closer to uncovering the identity of the serial killer while Wu's life is put in grave danger.
Bitten  S02E05 – Rabbit Hole  SYFY Fri 9/8 Elena guides Dr. Bauer through her first change; the Pack and Coven seek Aleister's identity.
The Messengers S01E04 – Drums of War CW Fri 9/8 The Horseman of War will be speaking at an international energy summit and it is up to our heroes to figure out which attendee is the victim and which is the Horseman before someone dies.
Lost Girl  S05E04 – When God Opens a Window SYFY Fri 10/9 Bo and Tamsin disagree over a young Fae who asks for help. Trick turns to Dyson with a mysterious case and an unwanted partner.
SATURDAY MAY 9 MAY SWEEPS
Doctor Who S02E01 – New Earth (repeat) DXD Sat 9/8 Repeat. 10th Doctor.
Orphan Black S03E03 – Newer Elements of Our Defense BBCA Sat 9/8
Outlander S01E14 – The Search  STARZ Sat 9/8 Claire and Jenny attempt to save Jamie from his redcoat captors.
Tatau S01E03 – Episode 4 BBCA Sat 10/9 The trouble that Kyle and Budgie have tried to leave behind them soon catches up with them.

*Each season being Emmy award eligibility of first airing between June 1 and May 31.
Last updated: May 2, 2015 at 22:05 pm

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