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Genre TV Grid: Feb. 21-27 – Ratings sweeps continues, X-Files closes, Grimm preempted

Genre TV Grid: Feb. 21-27 – Ratings sweeps continues, X-Files closes, Grimm preempted

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of Feb. 21-27, the 38th week of the 2015-16 season.* Ratings Sweeps runs from Feb. 4 until Mar. 3, 2016.

Programming Notes:
Note Series
Season Finale X-Files
Special  Disneyland at 60
Preempted  Grimm

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
SUNDAY FEB 21 RATINGS SWEEPS 
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy S01E11 – Space Cowboys DXD Sun 8:30a/7:30a  The Guardians get caught up in a rivalry between The Collector and The Grandmaster.
The Wonderful World of Disney Special – Disneyland at 60 ABC Sun 8/7 ABC will celebrate the inventiveness and inspiration of Disney's big, bold creation with a glamorous, star-studded Diamond Anniversary event, both in the heart of Hollywood at the Dolby Theater and throughout some of the most iconic locations at Disneyland Park, including Sleeping Beauty Castle and Main Street U.S.A.
The Walking Dead S06E10 – The Next World  AMC Sun 9/8 A simple scavenging run proves to be more tricky, when the survivors are not the only ones after a goldmine of supplies.
MONDAY FEB 22  RATINGS SWEEPS 
11.22.63 S01E02 – The Kill Floor  HULU Mon 3/2 Jake learns that when you break rules, there are consequences to pay.
Supergirl S01E14 – Truth, Justice and the American Way CBS Mon 8/7  Supergirl does battle with the deadly Master Jailer, who is hunting and executing escaped Fort Rozz prisoners.
X-Files S10E06 – My Struggle II FOX Mon 8/7 The investigations that Mulder and Scully previously began with conspiracy theorist and web-TV show host Tad O'Malley seem to have awakened powerful enemies.
Lucifer S01E05 – Sweet Kicks  Fox Mon 9/8 After a shooting occurs at a fashion show and a young woman is killed, Lucifer becomes intrigued by the danger of the situation and begs Chloe to get in on the case..
The Magicians S01E06 – Impractical Applications SYFY 9/8 The first-year students face something called 'The Trials,' a series of unconventional and emotional tests, which result in expulsion from Brakebills for those who fail.
Lost Girl  S05E12 – Judgement Fae SYFY 10/9 Bo searches for truth when conflicting versions of her past emerge.
Bitten S03E02 – Our Own Blood SYFY 11/10 Elena struggles to deals with a mysterious werewolf claiming to be her father; Clay readies Stonehaven for a possible attack from the Spanish
TUESDAY FEB 23  RATINGS SWEEPS 
The Flash S02E15 – King Shark CW Tue 8/7 When King Shark escapes from an A.R.G.U.S. holding tank, Lila and Diggle travel to Central City to warn The Flash .
The Muppets  S01E14 – Little Green Lie   ABC Tue 8:30/7:30 Sparks fly when Kermit and Miss Piggy pretend that they are back together for the sake of Kermit's impressionable nephew Robin.
iZombie S02E14 – Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind CW Tue 9/8 When an incredibly optimistic coffee-shop owner is murdered, Liv uses her sunny outlook to help Clive solve the murder.
Marvel's Agent Carter S02E08 – The Edge of Mystery  ABC Tue 9/8 Peggy and Sousa propose a trade with Whitney Frost, while the SSR gets help from Howard Stark that may be the key to eliminating Zero Matter.
Shadowhunters S01E07 – Major Arcana FREE Tue 9/8 After piecing together the clues as to where her mother hid the Mortal Cup, Clary, Jace, Alec and Isabelle are on the clock to find its hiding place before anyone else.
Teen Wolf S05E17 – The Maid of Gévaudan  MTV Tue 9/8 The Argents share an important clue about the mystery of the Beast of Gevaudan; and Scott tries to take on the Beast by himself.
Limitless S01E16 – Sands, Agent of Morra CBS Tue 10/9 Senator Morra's deadly representative, enlists Brian's help to eliminate an immediate threat he needs to keep secret from the politician, Brian learns Sands' dangerous and shocking past.
Marvel's Agent Carter S02E09 – A Little Song and Dance ABC Tue 10/9  Peggy desperately tries to save Dr. Wilkes with a dangerous plan to stop Whitney Frost.
The Shannara Chronicles S01E09 – Safehold  MTV Tue 10/9 Wil, Amberle and Eretria must cross ancient human ruins to reach the Bloodfire, but a nefarious evil tests their friendship.
Saving Hope S02E13 – Wide Awake ION Tue 11/10 Alex is surprised twice in one night – first when she realizes she's been tricked into a blind double date, and again when she has to rush her mystery man to the E.R.
Saving Hope S02E14 – 43 Minutes ION Tue 12/11 Alex is on her way home to unwind after a long day at work – but all that changes when she witnesses a traumatic accident and is forced to return to work, where the Hope Zion doctors must work tirelessly against the clock to save a problematic John Doe.
WEDNESDAY FEB 24 RATINGS SWEEPS 
Arrow  S04E15 – Taken  CW 8/7 Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes he needs help battling Darhk so he calls in an old friend – Vixen.
Star Wars: Rebels S02E17 – The Honorable Ones DXD Wed 9/8 Zeb and Agent Kallus find themselves stranded on an ice planet after a failed Imperial ambush of the rebels.
Supernatural S11E15 – Beyond the Mat  CW Wed 9/8 Dean sees an obituary notice for a wrestler he and Sam used to watch when they were kids.
THURSDAY FEB 25 RATINGS SWEEPS
DC's Legends of Tomorrow S01E06 – Star City 2046  CW 8/7 When a malfunction sends the Waverider crashing into 2046 Star City, our heroes face a startling version of their own future where they never stop Savage and never return home.
You, Me, and the Apocalypse  S01E05 – Right in the Nuts  NBC Thu 8/7 Jamie is confronted with a distressing truth about his wife, Layla, while Celine and Jude's true emotions are unearthed by a potential messiah.
The 100 S03E06 – Bitter Harvest CW Thu 9/8 Clarke is torn between vengeance and mercy.
Colony S01E07 – Broussard USA Thu 10/9 Broussard questions his mentor, while separately Katie feels cut off from her family and her cell.
FRIDAY FEB 26 RATINGS SWEEPS 
Sleepy Hollow S03E12 – Sins of the Father  FOX Fri 8/7 When Jenny makes the decision to confront her father, family turmoil from the past rises to the surface.
The Vampire Diaries S07E14 – Moonlight on the Bayou CW Fri 8/7 In order to lure a vengeful vampire hunter named Rayna Cruz away from his friends in Mystic Falls, Stefan heads to New Orleans, where Valerie has learned of a safe house that can protect him.
The Originals S03E14 – A Streetcar Named Desire CW Fri 9/8 With the threat of the prophecy looming over their heads, Klaus and Elijah find themselves rendered useless inside a magical trap, while Aya and The Strix's coven of witches move forward with a risky spell that could take one of them down for good.
Second Chance S01E07 – That Time in the Car  FOX Fri 9/8 Duval's sister, Helen, is dating Wally, a parole officer with whom she was linked while they were both in high school.
Saving Hope S02E13 – Wide Awake (repeat) ION Fri 11/10 Repeat.
Animals S01E04 – Dogs. HBO Fri 11:30/10:30 A papillon is thrust into an unwelcoming dog park. A dog-walking group deals with an unexpected secret. Two dogs dissect their owners' first date.
Saving Hope S02E14 – 43 Minutes (repeat) ION Fri 12/11 Repeat.
SATURDAY FEB 27 RATINGS SWEEPS 
Lucifer S01E02 – Lucifer, Stay, Good Devil (repeat) FOX Sat 9/8 Repeat.
Beowulf S01E05 – Episode 6 ESQ Sat 10/9 Slean feels that the walls are closing in on him, as his intended bride is now in Herot, but his true love elsewhere.

Return Dates

Currently Airing Series Date Network
11-22-63 Mon  HULU
The 100 Thu CW
Animals Fri HBO
Arrow Wed CW
Beowulf Sat ESQ
Bitten Mon  SYFY
Colony Thu  USA
DC's Legends of Tomorrow Thu CW
The Flash Tue CW
Grimm Fri  NBC
iZombie Tue CW
Limitless Tue CBS
Lost Girl Mon SYFY
Lucifer Mon  FOX
The Magicians Mon  SYFY
Marvel's Agent Carter Tue ABC
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Sun  DXD
The Muppets Tue ABC
The Originals Fri CW
Saving Hope Tue ION
Second Chance Fri FOX
Shadowhunters Tue FREE
The Shannara Chronicles Tue MTV
Sleepy Hollow Fri FOX
Star Wars: Rebels Wed DXD
Supergirl Mon CBS
Supernatural Wed  CW
Teen Wolf Tue  MTV
The Vampire Diaries Fri  CW
The Walking Dead Sun  AMC
The X-Files Mon  FOX
You, Me and the Apocalypse Thu  NBC
Returning  Series Date Network
12 Monkeys Apr 18 SYFY
Archer Mar 31  FXX
Beauty and the Beast Jun 2  CW
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
The Last Man on Earth Mar 6 FOX
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Mar 8  ABC
Marvel's Daredevil Mar 18  NETFLIX
Once Upon a Time Mar 3  ABC
Orphan Black Apr 14  BBCA
Outlander Apr 9  STARZ
Penny Dreadful May 1  SHO
Stitchers Mar 22  FREE
Renewed Series Returns Network
American Horror Story Fall 2016  FX
Ash vs Evil Dead Fall 2016 STARZ
Between Spring 2016  NETFLIX
Black Mirror Spring 2016 NETFLIX
Dark Matter Summer 2016 SYFY
Deadbeat Spring 2016 HULU
The Expanse Fall 2016  SYFY
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
Person of Interest Spring 2016 CBS
Powers Spring 2016 PSN
Salem Spring 2016 WGN
Saving Hope Spring 2016 ION
Sense8 Spring 2016 NETFLIX
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
American Gods Fall 2016  STARZ
American Gothic Summer 2016 CBS
Beyond 2016 FREE
Braindead Summer 2016 CBS
Cleverman 2016  SUND
Containment Apr 19  CW
Damien Mar 7   A&E
Dead of Summer Summer 2016 FREE
Emerald City Spring 2016 NBC
The Frankenstein Chronicles 2016 A&E
Houdini & Doyle Spring 2016 FOX
Hunters Apr 11 SYFY
Incorporated Fall 2016 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
People of Earth 2016 TBS
Preacher May 2016 AMC
Stranger Things Jul 15 NETFLIX
Time Traveling Bong Apr 20 COM
Westworld Spring 2016 HBO
Wynonna Earp Apr 1 SYFY

*Each season being Emmy award eligibility of first airing between June 1 and May 31.
Last updated: February 21, 2016 at 15:14 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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