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SFTV Grid: Oct. 11-17 – The Walking Dead returns

SFTV Grid: Oct. 11-17 – The Walking Dead returns

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of Oct. 11-17, 2015, the 20th week of the 2015-16 season.*

Programming Notes:
Note Series
Season Premiere Star Wars: Rebels, The Walking Dead
Series Finale Continuum

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
SUNDAY OCT 11
Once Upon a Time S05E03 – Siege Perilous  ABC Sun 8/7 In Camelot, the heroes feverishly work to free Merlin. Determined to help Emma, David embarks on a quest to retrieve a magical relic that Regina could use to communicate with the imprisoned sorcerer.
The Leftovers S02E02 – A Matter of Geography HBO Sun 9/8 Kevin, Nora and Jill try to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of the Mapleton riots, but problems from the past keep resurfacing. The new Garvey clan finds a fresh start in the safety of Miracle. Nora makes an impulsive choice, while Kevin gets entangled in the Murphy family's problems.
The Walking Dead S06E01 – First TIme Again AMC Sun 9/8 Rick and the others have a difficult time assimilating into Alexandria; a new threat arises that could bring the group closer together.
The Last Man on Earth S02E03 – Dead Man Walking  FOX Sun 9:30/8:30 Carol takes a page out of Phil's book when she tells a lie from which it is difficult for her to recover.
MONDAY OCT 12  
Gotham S02E04 – Rise of the Villains: Strike Force  FOX Mon 8/7 Captain Barnes is called to duty to create a law-abiding task force, with the help of Gordon. Meanwhile, Penguin gets caught up in a favor for Galavan, and Nygma asks Kringle out on a date.
Minority Report S01E04 – Fredi FOX Mon 9/8 Dash goes undercover to catch a woman suspected of having a vendetta against her sister's killers.
Blindspot S01E04 – Bone May Rot NBC Mon 10/9 Patterson and her puzzle-expert boyfriend, David, decode a tattoo clue that sends the team to the Centers for Disease Control.
TUESDAY OCT 13  
The Flash S02E02 – Flash of Two Worlds  CW Tue 8/7 Jay Garrick, a mysterious man from Earth-2, appears at S.T.A.R. Labs with a dire warning about an evil speedster named Zoom, who is set on destroying The Flash.
The Muppets S01E04 – Pig Out  ABC Tue 8/7 The gang has an epic night out when they run into Ed Helms at Rowlf's Tavern and they all perform their favorite karaoke jams, but Kermit is not pleased when no one shows up to work the next day.
From Dusk Till Dawn S02E08 – The Last Temptation of Richard Gecko El Rey Tue 9/8 Trust is broken and new loyalties form between brothers and partners as the plan for the big job falls into place.
iZombie S02E02 – Zombie Bro CW Tue 9/8 Liv and Detective Babineax investigate the murder of a hard-partying frat boy whose death shocks everyone.
Marvel's Agents of SHIELD S03E03 – A Wanted (Inhu)man ABC Tue 9/8  Daisy, Mack and Coulson race to protect Lincoln as Rosalind's team hunts down the Inhuman in their quest for powered people.
Limitless S01E04 – Page 44 CBS Tue 10/9 Brian's loyalty to the FBI is tested when Sands, Senator Edward Morra's representative, demands he steal the FBI's secret files on NZT.
WEDNESDAY OCT 14  
Arrow S04E02 – The Candidate  CW Wed 8/7 When an old family friend, Jessica Danforth, tells Oliver and Thea that she is going to run for mayor, both Queens are concerned considering the last three mayors have been murdered.
Supernatural S11E02 – Form and Void Wed CW 9/8  Dean helps Jenna, the nurse he met after the Darkness fell, get back home safely and then sets off to help Sam deal with a town infected by a mysterious and deadly gas.
Star Wars: Rebels S02E01 – The Lost Commanders DXD Wed 9:30/8:30  Ahsoka sends the Rebel crew to find and recruit a war hero to their cause.
American Horror Story: Hotel S05E02 – Chutes and Ladders  FX Wed 10/9  Fashion mogul Will Drake brings couture to the Hotel Cortez. A model catches The Countess's eye. John learns about the hotel's sadistic first owner.
THURSDAY OCT 15
Heroes Reborn S01E05 – The Lion's Den NBC Thu 8/7 Noah Bennet and Quentin  take on Renautas while Miko's plan to retrieve her sword may land her in trouble.
The Vampire Diaries  S07E02 – Never Let Me Go   CW Thu 8/7 When an impulsive decision by Damon threatens to unravel a carefully negotiated deal between Stefan and Lily, he has no choice but to make amends with his mother before things spiral further out of control.
The Originals  S03E02 – You Hung the Moon  CW Thu 9/8 After discovering that poachers have begun taking out werewolves in the bayou, Elijah and Jackson grow concerned for Hayley's safety when she fails to show up during the full moon.
Sleepy Hollow S03E03 – Blood and fear  FOX Thu 9/8 Fear is rampant in Sleepy Hollow when Pandora releases an ancient artifact from her box that can transform an ordinary human into a terrifying figure from the past.
Haven S05E16 – The Trial of Nathan Wournos  SYFY Thu 10/9 Dwight and Charlotte work to clear Nathan's name when the citizens of Haven put the lawman on trial. Hoping to buy them time, the brothers Teagues moderate the courtroom proceedings, while Audrey continues her quest to solve the darkness troubles.
FRIDAY OCT 16
Z Nation S02E05 – Zombie Baby Daddy SYFY Fri 10/9 Murphy's parental instincts kick in as he grows quite attached to Little Miss Murphy Jr., while the rest of the team can't help but wonder if there's more to this child than meets the eye.
Continuum S04E06 – The Final Hour SYFY Fri 11/10  In the series finale, all factions clash violently in order to determine which path the future will take.
SATURDAY OCT 17
Gotham S02E02 – Rise of the Villains: Knock Knock (repeat)  FOX Mon 8/7 (Repeat)
Doctor Who S09E05 – The Girl Who Died  BBCA Sat 9/8  In a backwater of history, in a little Viking village where all the warriors have just been slaughtered, a young girl called Ashildr is about to make a desperate mistake.
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy S01E05 – Can't Fight This Seedling DXD Sat 9:30/8:30  When Groot is infected by a parasitic fungus, the Guardians must embark on a perilous journey in order to save him.

Return Dates

Currently Airing Series Date Network
American Horror Story Wed   FX
Arrow Wed CW
Blindspot Mon NBC
Continuum Fri SYFY
Doctor Who Sat BBCA
The Flash Tue CW
From Dusk TIll Dawn Tue EL REY
Gotham Mon FOX
Haven Thu SYFY
Heroes Reborn Thu NBC
iZombie Tue CW
The Last Kingdom Sat. BBCA
The Last Man on Earth Sun FOX
The Leftovers Sun  HBO
Limitless Tue CBS
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Tue ABC
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Sat DXD
Minority Report Mon FOX
The Muppets Tue ABC
Once Upon a Time Sun ABC
The Originals Thu CW
Sleepy Hollow Thu FOX
Star Wars: Rebels Wed  DXD
Supernatural Wed CW
The Vampire Diaries Thu CW
The Walking Dead Sun  AMC
Z Nation Fri SYFY
Returning  Series Date Network
12 Monkeys Winter 2016 SYFY
The 100 2016 CW
Archer Winter 2016 FXX
Beauty and the Beast Summer 2016 CW
Between Spring 2016  NETFLIX
Bitten Spring 2016 SYFY
Black Mirror Spring 2016 NETFLIX
Dark Matter Summer 2016 SYFY
Fear the Walking Dead Summer 2016 AMC
Galavant January 2016 ABC
Game of Thrones Spring 2016 HBO
The Good Witch Oct. 24 HALL
Grimm Oct. 30 NBC
Hemlock Grove Oct. 23  NETFLIX
Humans Summer 2016 AMC
Killjoys Summer 2016 SYFY
The Last Ship Summer 2016 TNT
The Librarians Nov. 1 TNT
Lost Girl Winter 2016 SYFY
Marvel's Agent Carter Jan 2016 ABC
Marvel's Daredevil Spring 2016 NETFLIX
Orphan Black Spring 2016 BBCA
Outlander 2015-2016 Starz
Penny Dreadful Spring 2016 SHO
Person of Interest Spring 2016 CBS
Powers Spring 2016 PSN
The Returned Oct. 31 SUND
Salem Spring 2016 WGN
Saving Hope Nov. 17 ION
Sense8 Spring 2016 NETFLIX
Stitchers Oct. 20 FAM
The Strain Summer 2016 FX
Teen Wolf Jan 2016 MTV
The X-Files Jan. 24 FOX
Zoo Summer 2016 CBS
Upcoming New Series Date Network
11-22-63 Spr 2016 HULU
Angel from Hell Nov. 5 CBS
Ash vs. Evil Dead Oct. 31 STARZ
Braindead Summer 2016 CBS
Childhood's End Dec. 14 SYFY
Cleverman 2016  SUND
Colony Jan. 14 USA
Containment Spring 2016 CW
Damien Spring 2016 A&E
DC's Legends of Tomorrow Spring 2016 CW
Emerald City Spring 2016 NBC
The Expanse Dec. 14 SYFY
Houdini & Doyle Spring 2016 FOX
Hunters Spring 2016 SYFY
Just Add Magic 2016 AMZN
The Living and the Dead 2015-2016 BBCA
Lookinglass Spring 2016 FOX
Lucifer Spring 2016 FOX
The Magicians Spring 2016 SYFY
Man in the High Castle Nov. 20 AMAZON
Marvel's The Defenders 2016-2017 NETFLIX
Marvel's Iron Fist 2016-2017 NETFLIX
Marvel's Jessica Jones Nov. 20 NETFLIX
Marvel's Luke Cage 2016-2017 NETFLIX
Outcast Spring 2016 Cinemax
Preacher May 2016 AMC
Shadowhunters Jan. 2016 FAM
The Shannara Chronicles Jan. 2016 MTV
South of Hell Spring 2016 WE
Supergirl Oct. 26 CBS
Westworld Winter 2015 HBO
Wynonna Earp Apr. 2016 SYFY
You, Me and the End of the World Spring 2016 NBC

*Each season being Emmy award eligibility of first airing between June 1 and May 31.
Last updated: October 11, 2015 at 14:00 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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