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SFTV Grid: Sept. 20-26 – Fall season begins

SFTV Grid: Sept. 20-26 – Fall season begins

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of Sept. 20-26, 2015, the 17th week of the 2015-16 season.*

Programming Notes:
Note Series
New Series Blindspot (Mon), Heroes Reborn (Thu), Limitless (Tue), Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy  (Sat), Minority Report (Mon), The Muppets (Tue.)
Season Premiere Gotham

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
SUNDAY SEP 20
Once Upon a Time S04E20 – Mother (repeat) ABC Sun 8/7 Repeat.
Fear the Walking Dead S01E04 – Not Fade Away  AMC Sun 9/8 Madison and Travis witness different sides of the National Guard's occupation of their neighborhood.
The Strain S02E11 – Dead End FX  Sun 10/9 Dutch fights for her life against Eichhorst as Fet, Nora, and Eph frantically search the city for her.
MONDAY SEP 21  
Gotham S02E01 – Rise of the Villains: Damned If You Do…" FOX Mon 8/7  Penguin is King of Gotham and after a shakeup at the GCPD, Detective James Gordon's moral compass wavers.
Minority Report S01E01 – Pilot FOX Mon 9/8 The unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen.
Blindspot S01E01 – Pilot NBC Mon 10/9  A beautiful, naked amnesiac (Jaimie Alexander) is found in Times Square covered in mysterious tattoos, including one bearing the name of FBI Agent Kurt Weller.
TUESDAY SEP 22  
The Flash S01E20 – The Trap (repeat)  CW Tue 8/7 Repeat.
The Muppets S01E01 – Pig Girls Don't Cry ABC Tue 8/7 Pilot. Miss Piggy is furious that Kermit booked Elizabeth Banks as a guest on her late night talk show Up Late with Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear meets his girlfriend's parents, and Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons performs their new single "Roots,."
From Dusk Till Dawn S02E05 – Bondage  EL REY Tue 9/8 Richie and Seth call a truce and work together to find Malvado’s headquarters.
The Flash  S01E21 – Grodd Lives (repeat)  CW Tue 9/8  Repeat.
Limitless S01E01 – Pilot CBS Tue 10/9  Brian Finch's life takes an extraordinary turn when he uses a mysterious drug, NZT, that allows him to access his full brain capacity.
WEDNESDAY SEP 23  
No Genre Programming
THURSDAY SEP 24
The Flash  S01E22 – Rogue Air (repeat)  CW Thu 8/7  Repeat.
Heroes Reborn S01E01 – Brave New World NBC Thu 8/7  After a terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas, left the city decimated and lives in shambles, those with extraordinary abilities are in hiding after being blamed for the catastrophic event.
Arrow S03E22 – This is Your Sword (repeat) CW Thu 9/8 Repeat.
Heroes Reborn S01E02 -Odessa NBC Thu 9/8   A new world order has them being hunted by those with nefarious motives, such as Luke and Joanne Collins, who are out to avenge a tragic loss of their son.
Dominion S02E12 – Day of Wrath  SYFY Thu 10/9 Michael engages in a fight to the death with Gabriel as Vega smolders from the havoc of the Amphora; at the same time, William makes a decision that seals the city's fate.
FRIDAY SEP 25
Minority Report  S01E01 – Pilot (repeat) FOX Fri 8/7  Repeat.
The Muppets S01E01 – Pig Girls Don't Cry (Pilot) (repeat) ABC Tue 8/7 Repeat.
Z Nation S02E03 – Zombie Road  SYFY Fri 10/9 Murphy is finally tracked down; the Zs are attacked by superfast zombies known as Blasters; and they are introduced to an ultrapotent strain of marijuana called Z-Weed.
Continuum S04E03 – Power Hour SYFY Fri 11/10 Alec takes a definitive step toward shaping a positive future by joining Carlos and the VPD.
SATURDAY SEP 26
Doctor Who S09E02 – The Witch's Familiar  BBCA Sat 8/7 When The Doctor finds himself in the very worst of places, without his TARDIS, or his sonic screwdriver, and with his best friends murdered in front of his eyes, he has only his wits to keep him alive. And perhaps something else.
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy S01E01-Road to Knowhere DXD Sat 9:30/8:30  The newly christened Guardians of the Galaxy come into possession of a dangerous artifact that has Thanos' new second in charge, Korath, after them.
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy S01E01-Road to Knowhere DXD Sat 10/9  The Guardians struggle to subdue the suddenly sprung-to-life Celestial head that is the Knowhere space colony, as well as storm Korath's ship to rescue Quill, Gamora and the mysterious CryptoCube that holds the Cosmic Seed.

Return Dates

Currently Airing Series Date Network
Blindspot Mon NBC
Continuum Fri SYFY
Doctor Who Sat BBCA
Dominion Thu SYFY
Fear the Walking Dead Sun AMC
From Dusk TIll Dawn Tue EL REY
Gotham Mon FOX
Heroes Reborn Thu NBC
Limitless Tue CBS
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Sat DXD
Minority Report Mon FOX
The Muppets Tue ABC
The Strain Sun FX
Z Nation Fri SYFY
Returning  Series Date Network
American Horror Story Oct. 7 FX
Arrow Oct. 7 CW
The Flash Oct. 6 CW
Grimm Oct. 30 NBC
Haven Oct. 8 SYFY
Hemlock Grove Oct. 23  NETFLIX
iZombie Oct. 6 CW
The Last Man on Earth Sept. 27 FOX
The Leftovers Oct 4 HBO
The Librarians Nov. 1 TNT
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Sep. 29 ABC
Once Upon a Time Sep. 27 ABC
The Originals Oct. 8 CW
Sleepy Hollow Oct. 1 FOX
Star Wars: Rebels Oct. 14 DXD
Stitchers Oct. 20 FAM
Supernatural Oct. 7 CW
The Vampire Diaries Oct. 8 CW
The Walking Dead Oct. 11 AMC
Upcoming New Series Date Network
Angel from Hell Nov. 5 CBS
The Expanse Dec. 14 SYFY
The Last Kingdom Oct. 10 BBCA
Man in the High Castle Nov. 20 AMAZON
Marvel's Jessica Jones Nov. 20 NETFLIX
Supergirl Oct. 26 CBS

*Each season being Emmy award eligibility of first airing between June 1 and May 31.
Last updated: September 20, 2015 at 12:15 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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