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Genre TV Grid: Jan. 24-30 – X-Files returns; Lucifer, Magicians and Apocalypse premiere

Genre TV Grid: Jan. 24-30 – X-Files returns; Lucifer, Magicians and Apocalypse premiere

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of Jan. 24-30, the 34th week of the 2015-16 season.*

Programming Notes:
Note Series
New Series Lucifer, The Magicians, You Me & the Apocalypse
New Season X-Files
Preempted  iZombie

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
Galavant S02E07 – Love and Death ABC Sun 8/7 Richard, Roberta and Sid rush the fatally wounded Galavant to a healer named Neo of Sporin, who has a magic potion that could save Galavant's life.
Galavant S02E08 – Do the D'Dew  ABC Sun 8:30/7:30 As the battle between Hortensia and Valencia begins, Isabella and the Jester are ready to surrender; but when Isabella hears Madalena's demands, she can't accept them.
Marvel's Agent Carter S02E01 – The Lady in the Lake (repeat) ABC Sun 9/8 Repeat.
Marvel's Agent Carter S02E02 – A View in the Dark (repeat) ABC Sun 10/9 Repeat.
X-Files S10E01 – My Struggle FOX Sun 10/9  Fox Mulder and Dana Scully have been contacted by Tad O'Malley, a popular conspiracy theorist web-TV show host who believes he has uncovered a significant government conspiracy. With the assistance of FBI Asst. Dir. Walter Skinner, O'Malley seeks to enlist the help of former X-Files agents Mulder and Scully, who have since severed ties with the FBI.
Supergirl S01E11 – Strange Visitor from Another Planet  CBS Mon 8/7 Kara must help Hank face his painful past when a White Martian, a member of the alien race that wiped out his people, kidnaps Senator Miranda Crane, an anti-alien politician.
X-Files S10E02 – Founder's Mutation FOX Mon 8/7  When a scientist suddenly kills himself, Mulder and Scully's investigation leads to a laboratory where extreme genetic experimentation has been breeding subjects with dangerous powers.
Lucifer S01E01 – Pilot Fox Mon 9/8  Upon leaving hell, Lucifer Morningstar retreats to Los Angeles for a more exciting life. When the murder of a friend connects him with LAPD detective Chloe Decker, Lucifer becomes intrigued with the idea of punishing criminals, sending the devil himself into a struggle between good and evil.
The Magicians S01E01 – Unauthorized Magic SYFY 9/8 Best friends Quentin and Julia are mysteriously recruited to take an entrance exam to Brakebills University, a secret institution for magical pedagogy.
The Magicians S01E02 – The Source of Magic SYFY 10/9  The Brakebills students struggle to deal with the aftermath of a catastrophe that befalls the university. Back in Brooklyn, Julia makes her first foray into the mysterious world of Hedge Witches.
The Flash S02E11 – The Reverse Flash Returns  CW Tue 8/7 When Cisco gets a vibe of Eobard Thawne, Barry and the team don't believe it. But, after an attack at Mercury Labs, Christina McGee confirms that the Reverse Flash is back.
The Muppets  S01E09 – Going, Going, Gonzo (repeat)  ABC Tue 8:30/7:30 Repeat.
DC's Legends of Tomorrow  S01E01 – Pilot, Part 1 (repeat) CW Tue 9/8 Repeat.
Marvel's Agent Carter S02E03 – Better Angels  ABC Tue 9/8 Peggy's search for the truth about Zero Matter puts her on a collision course with her superiors as Howard Stark barnstorms in.
Shadowhunters S01E03 – Dead Man's Party  FREE Tue 9/8 Clary, Jace, Alec and Isabelle must hatch a rescue plan that takes them into the heart of a vampire lair.
Teen Wolf S05E14 – The Sword and the Spirit MTV Tue 9/8 Scott tries to put his pack back together; and Malia and a new ally set out to rescue Deaton from the Desert Wolf.
The Expanse S01E08 – Salvage SYFY Tue 10/9 The crew of the Rocinante discovers a derelict vessel holding a secret that may destroy humankind. Holden and crew are led to Eros, where they finally cross paths with Miller, only to make a horrifying discovery.
Limitless S01E07 – Brian Finch's Black Op (repeat)  CBS Tue 10/9  Repeat.
The Shannara Chronicles S01E05 – Eretria Saves the Day MTV Tue 10/9 Wil and his group are ambushed in the forest by beasts – until Eretria comes along.
Saving Hope S02E05 – The Face of the Giant Panda ION Tue 11/10 Alex must become the unlikely advocate for a violent young prisoner brought in to Hope Zion, while Joel connects with a disfigured refugee and tries to convince Dana Kinney to come back to operate on him. Meanwhile, a Spirit who is familiar to many Hope Zee doctors shows up in the Morgue when Charlie is about to do routine procedure.
Saving Hope S02E06 – All Things Must Pass ION Tue 12/11 After a young, healthy, and hunky fireman dies suddenly at Hope Zion, Alex must take the stand at M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) Rounds to find out what went wrong and who is to blame. Meanwhile, Charlie deals with a nervous soon-to-be Nun and Joel has to decide if he can be the man that comes through for Sonja.
Arrow  S04E11 – A.W.O.L.  CW 8/7 Diggle must learn to trust his brother Andy when an enemy of their wartime past, an agent of the criminal organization Shadowspire, pays a visit to Star City.
Star Wars: Rebels S02E12 – The Protector of Concord Dawn  DXD Wed 9/8 In need of new hyperspace routes due to Imperial pressure, the rebels find a shortcut but must first gain permission to use it.
Supernatural S11E11 – Into the Mystic  CW Wed 9/8 Sam and Dean investigate a case where people are suffering violent deaths after hearing a mysterious song.
DC's Legends of Tomorrow S01E02 – Pilot, Part 2 CW 8/7 Tipped off to Vandal Savage's whereabouts, the team infiltrates a munitions deal with Professor Stein as their leader.
You, Me, and the Apocalypse  S01E01 – Who Are These People?  NBC Thu 8/7 In a secret bunker deep below the English town of Slough, an unlikely band of survivors ponders what connects them and why they've been chosen.
The 100 S03E02 – Wanheda, Part 2 CW Thu 9/8 Bellamy and Kane risk life and limb to rescue Clarke.
Angel from Hell S01E04 – Family Business  CBS Thu 9:30/8:30 When Marv balks at allowing Allison to make some changes to their dermatology practice, Amy creates a temporary position for herself in order to help them work things out.
Colony S01E03 – 98 Seconds  USA Thu 10/9 Katie's first mission with the Resistance leads her to a major discovery, but she begins to question her commitment to the cause.
The Vampire Diaries S07E10 – Hell is Other People CW Fri 8/7  After finding himself on the wrong end of Julian's plan to avenge Lily's death, Damon awakens to find himself trapped inside the Phoenix stone.
Grimm S05E07 – Eve of Destruction NBC  Fri 9/8  Nick and the gang are still reeling from the scope of the ambush and the surprise return of "Juliette," but not everything is as it seems.
The Originals S03E10 – A Ghost Along the Missippi CW Fri 9/8   In the aftermath of a horrific plan that left Cami dead, Klaus declares war on Aurora and Tristan.
Second Chance S01E03 – From Darkness, the Sun  FOX Fri 9/8 Pritchard tries to prove to Duval that he was a better police officer and man than his son ever knew.
Saving Hope S02E05 – The Face of the Giant Panda (repeat) ION Fri 11/10 Repeat.
Saving Hope S02E06 – All Things Must Pass(repeat) ION Fri 12/11 Repeat.
Beowulf S01E02 – The Gathering ESQ Sat 10/9 With a killer on the loose, the tribal Thanes put on a gathering to elect a new leader of the Shieldlands. Beowulf feels the pressure as he knows he has to catch the perpetrator. Rheda's enemy is closer to home then she first believed.

Return Dates

Currently Airing Series Date Network
The 100 Thu CW
Angel from Hell Thu CBS
Arrow Wed CW
Beowulf Sat ESQ
Colony Thu  USA
DC's Legends of Tomorrow Thu CW
The Expanse Tue  SYFY
The Flash Tue CW
Galavant Sun ABC
Grimm Fri  NBC
Limitless Tue CBS
Lucifer Mon  FOX
The Magicians Mon  SYFY
Marvel's Agent Carter Tue ABC
The Originals Fri CW
Saving Hope Tue ION
Second Chance Fri FOX
Shadowhunters Tue FREE
The Shannara Chronicles Tue MTV
Star Wars: Rebels Wed DXD
Supergirl Mon CBS
Supernatural Wed  CW
Teen Wolf Tue  MTV
The Vampire Diaries Fri  CW
The X-Files Sun, Mon  FOX
Returning  Series Date Network
12 Monkeys Apr 18 SYFY
Bitten Feb 15  SYFY
Blindspot Feb 29 NBC
Doctor Who  Dec 25 BBCA
Fear the Walking Dead Apr 10  AMC
Game of Thrones Apr 24 HBO
Gotham Feb 29  FOX
iZombie Feb 2  CW
Lost Girl Feb 1  SYFY
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Mar 8  ABC
Marvel's Daredevil Mar 18  NETFLIX
The Muppets Feb 2  ABC
Once Upon a Time Mar 3  ABC
Penny Dreadful May 1  SHO
Sleepy Hollow Feb 5  FOX
The Walking Dead Feb 14  AMC
Hiatus Series Day Network
The Last Man on Earth Sun  FOX
Renewed Series Returns Network
American Horror Story Fall 2016  FX
Archer Spring 2016 FXX
Ash vs Evil Dead Fall 2016 STARZ
Beauty and the Beast Summer 2016 CW
Between Spring 2016  NETFLIX
Black Mirror Spring 2016 NETFLIX
Dark Matter Summer 2016 SYFY
Deadbeat Spring 2016 HULU
From Dusk Till Dawn Summer 2016 ELREY
Good Witch 2016  HALL
Humans Summer 2016 AMC
Killjoys Summer 2016 SYFY
The Last Ship Summer 2016 TNT
The Leftovers Fall 2016 HBO
The Librarians Fall 2016 TNT
Man in the High Castle 2016  AMAZON
Marvel's Jessica Jones 2017 NETFLIX
Orphan Black Spring 2016 BBCA
Outlander 2016 Starz
Person of Interest Spring 2016 CBS
Powers Spring 2016 PSN
Salem Spring 2016 WGN
Saving Hope Spring 2016 ION
Sense8 Spring 2016 NETFLIX
Stitchers Spring 2016 FREE
The Strain Summer 2016 FX
Twin Peaks Summer 2017 SHO
Wayward Pines Summer 2016 FOX
 Z Nation Fall 2016  SYFY
Zoo Summer 2016 CBS
Upcoming New Series Date Network
11-22-63 Feb 15  HULU
American Gothic Summer 2016 CBS
Animals Feb 5 HBO
Beyond 2016 FREE
Braindead Summer 2016 CBS
Cleverman 2016  SUND
Containment Spring 2016 CW
Damien Mar 7   A&E
Emerald City Spring 2016 NBC
The Frankenstein Chronicles 2016 A&E
Houdini & Doyle Spring 2016 FOX
Hunters Apr 11 SYFY
Kong: King of the Apes Apr 15 NETFLIX
The Living and the Dead 2016 BBCA
Marvel's The Defenders 2016 NETFLIX
Marvel's Iron Fist 2016-2017 NETFLIX
Marvel's Luke Cage 2016 NETFLIX
Outcast Spring 2016 Cinemax
Preacher May 2016 AMC
Time Traveling Bong Apr 20 COM
Westworld Spring 2016 HBO
Wynonna Earp Spring 2016 SYFY
You, Me and the Apocalypse Jan 28  NBC

*Each season being Emmy award eligibility of first airing between June 1 and May 31.
Last updated: January 30, 2016 at 16:59 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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