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Genre TV Grid: Apr. 17-23 – Containment, Time Traveling Bong premiere; Monkeys, Witch & Deadbeat return; Bitten leaves

Genre TV Grid: Apr. 17-23 – Containment, Time Traveling Bong premiere; Monkeys, Witch & Deadbeat return; Bitten leaves

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of April 17-23, the 46th week of the 2015-16 season.*

Programming Notes:
Note Series
Miniseries  Time Traveling Bong
New Series Containment
New Season  12 Monkeys, Deadbeat, Good Witch
Season Finale  Supergirl
Series Finale Bitten

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
SUNDAY APR 17  
Once Upon a Time S05E18 – Ruby Slippers  ABC Sun 8/7 In flashbacks, Ruby and Mulan find themselves in Oz, where they meet Dorothy.
Fear the Walking Dead S02E02 – We All Fall Down  AMC Sun 9/8 Our group seeks shelter with a survivalist family. Madison tries to uncover the family's true motives. Salazar works to uncover Strand's intentions.
Good Witch S02E01 – The Second Time Around HALL Sun 9/8  Cassie and Sam decide to take a step forward, but his pushy ex-wife stalls them at the starting gate; Grace preps for the teenage rite of passage — her driving test.
The Last Man on Earth S02E15 – Fourth Finger FOX Sun 9:30/8:30 With little else to do, Tandy starts a prank war within the group. Meanwhile Todd establishes his dominance.
MONDAY APR 18   
Gotham S02E18 – Wrath of the Villains: Pinewood  FOX Mon 8/7 After leaving Arkham Asylum, Barbara attempts to make amends with Gordon.
Supergirl S01E20 – Better Angels CBS Mon 8/7 Supergirl is forced to do battle with an unexpected foe and must risk everything – including her life – to prevent Non and Indigo from destroying every person on the planet.
Lucifer S01E12 – #TeamLucifer  FOX Mon 9/8 When a woman is found dead on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – with her body twisted into the shape of a pentagram – the investigation leads Lucifer and team into the world of Satanists.
12 Monkeys  S02E01 – Year of the Monkey SYFY Mon 9/8 Cole and Ramse repair their broken friendship while on the run; Railly and Jones navigate an uncertain future in 2043.
Blindspot S01E18 – One Begets Technique NBC Mon 10/9 In order to capture a dangerous international criminal, Jane and Weller are forced to collaborate with the only person he will meet: their former target, Rich DotCom.
Damien S01E07 – Abattoir A&E Mon 10/9 Damien gets help from a surprising source; Shay locates Damien's old friend; a mysterious figure asks for Simone's help; and Rutledge makes an offer to Damien.
Hunters  S01E02 – Messages  SYFY Mon 10/9 Flynn and the ETU investigate violent attacks on U.S. soil, and discover the Hunters are working with human collaborators.
Bitten S03E09 – Shock the System SYFY 11/10 When Elena tries to comfort a grieving Sasha, they get lured into the woods and are taken prisoner by the Albino.
TUESDAY APR 19   
The Flash S02E18 – Versus Zom  CW Tue 8/7 Equipped with the tachyon device, Barry believes he is fast enough to stop Zoom and wants to open the breaches to catch him.
Containment S01E01 – Pilot  CW Tue 9/8 When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced.
Marvel's Agents of SHIELD S03E17 – The Team ABC Tue 9/8 Agent Daisy Johnson must call upon the Secret Warriors for an inaugural mission that will leave no member unscathed, and S.H.I.E.L.D. learns more about Hive's powers, forcing them to question everyone they trust.
Limitless S01E21 – Finale: Part One! CBS Tue 10/9  When NZT floods the streets of New York City and threatens to become a national epidemic, the FBI partners with the DOJ in a city-wide manhunt to find the lab producing the drug.
Stitchers S02E05 – Midnight Stitcher  FREE Tue 10/9 When a young woman falls to her death with a cryptic note attached to her body, Kirsten is convinced the message is somehow tied to her own past.
Saving Hope S03E05 – Breaking Away  ION Tue 11/10 Alex and Joel help a young man convince Hope Zion he can save his mother’s life, while the woman’s Spirit makes her own feelings known to Charlie. Rian and Maggie get caught up in a ‘hazardous’ situation. Zach faces his fears in the ER.
Saving Hope S03E06 – Joel 2:31 (a.k.a Apocalypse Now)  ION Tue 12/11 A ‘blood moon’ gives the ER its busiest night of the year and a medical mystery for Alex, Maggie and Joel to solve. Charlie meets a patient with an unusual link to life and death. Zach gets an unexpected visit at the hospital that has him questioning his abilities as a Dad.
WEDNESDAY APR 20  
Deadbeat S03E01-13 (Full season) HULU Wed  Needing to make a fresh start after losing both his ghost girlfriend and best friend/drug dealer, Pac moves into the apartment of "stoner entrepreneur" Clyde Shapiro, an equally aimless Brooklynite who Pac meets in jail.
Arrow S04E15 – Taken (repeat)  CW Wed 8/7  Repeat.
Supernatural S11E15 – Beyond the Mat (repeat)  CW Wed 9/8 Repeat.
Time Traveling Bong S01E01 – Chapter 1: The Beginning COM Wed 10:30/9:30  Jeff and Sharee were caught in a rut – until they happened upon a bong capable of transporting them to any time or place. Now, they're on a kush-fueled adventure through some of the biggest events in history.
THURSDAY APR 21  
DC's Legends of Tomorrow S01E12 – Last Refuge CW 8/7 The team is targeted by The Pilgrim, a deadly assassin who wants to erase the Legends from the timeline by killing their younger, non-superhero selves.
The 100 S03E12 – Demons CW Thu 9/8 Jaha returns to Polis, and Murphy has a surprise encounter.
Archer S07E04 – Motherless Child  FX 10/9 A mysterious stranger needs Archer's help in finding his birth mother.
Orphan Black S04E02 – Transgressive Border Crossing BBCA 10/9 After evading a Neolution attack in Iceland, Sarah returns home to track down an elusive new ally.
Time Traveling Bong S01E02 – Chapter 2: The Middle COM Thu 10:30/9:30 Jeff and Sharee attempt to free some slaves and kidnap a young Michael Jackson.
FRIDAY APR 22  
Thunderbirds Are Go! S01E03-13   AMAZON 3/2   Thunderbirds Are Go catapults the five brave Tracy brothers back onto television screens, where they'll pilot their remarkable, cutting-edge Thunderbird vehicles from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space, performing impossible rescues across the globe.
The Vampire Diaries S07E19 – Somebody That I Used to Know  CW Fri 8/7 When Enzo's efforts to protect Bonnie end up putting her life in jeopardy, they learn that Rayna may hold the key to her survival.
Containment S01E01 – Pilot (repeat) CW Fri 9/8  Repeat.
Grimm S05E18 – Good to the Bone NBC Fri 9/8 When a man is found dead with all of the bones in his body seemingly liquefied and removed, Nick and Hank find themselves in the middle of a gruesome family arrangement.
The Originals S03E18 – The Devil Comes Here and Sighs CW Fri 9/8 As the city celebrates its annual Jazz Fest, an unlikely team of Mikaelson foes joins forces to take Klaus hostage.
Time Traveling Bong S01E01 – Chapter 1: The Beginning (repeat) COM Wed 9:30/8:30 Repeat.
Time Traveling Bong S01E02 – Chapter 2: The Middle (repeat) COM Thu 10/9 Repeat.
Wynonna Earp S01E04 – The Blade  SYFY Fri 10/9 Wynonna and Dolls try to stop an invisible assailant killing Purgatory residents.
Time Traveling Bong S01E03 – Chapter 3: The End..? COM Thu 10:30/9:30 Jeff and Sharee go to an orgy in ancient Greece and are also flung into the future.
Saving Hope  S03E05 – Breaking Away (repeat) ION Fri 11/10 Repeat.
Saving Hope S03E06 – Joel 2:31 (a.k.a Apocalypse Now) (repeat) ION Fri 12/11 Repeat.
SATURDAY APR 23  
Outlander S02E03 – Useful Occupations and Deceptions STARZ Sat 9/8 Jamie's days and nights are dominated by political machinations, while Claire finds solace in her healing skills. As their plan to stop Culloden progresses, including engaging the aid of a young pickpocket, the past threatens to derail their forward momentum.

Return Dates

Currently Airing Series Date Network
12 Monkeys Mon  SYFY
The 100 Thu CW
Animals Fri HBO
Archer Thu FX
Arrow Wed  CW
Bitten Mon  SYFY
Blindspot Mon  NBC
Containment Thu  CW
Damien Mon  A&E
DC's Legends of Tomorrow Thu CW
Deadbeat Wed HULU
Fear the Walking Dead Sun  AMC
The Flash Tue  CW
Good Witch Sun  HALL
Gotham Mon  FOX
Grimm Fri  NBC
Hunters Mon SYFY
The Last Man on Earth Sun FOX
Limitless Tue CBS
Lucifer Mon  FOX
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Tue  ABC
The Muppets Tue ABC
Once Upon a Time Sun  ABC
The Originals Fri CW
Orphan Black Thu  BBCA
The Other Kingdom Sun  NICK
Outlander Sat  STARZ
Saving Hope Tue ION
Sleepy Hollow Fri FOX
Stitchers Tue  FREE
Supergirl Mon CBS
Supernatural Wed  CW
Time Traveling Bong Wed  COM
The Vampire Diaries Fri  CW
Wynonna Earp Fri SYFY
Returning  Series Date Network
Beauty and the Beast Jun 2  CW
Doctor Who  Dec 25 BBCA
Game of Thrones Apr 24 HBO
The Last Ship Jun 12  TNT
Penny Dreadful May 1  SHO
Person of Interest May 3  CBS
Powers May 31  PSN
Wayward Pines May 25  FOX
Zoo Jun 28 CBS
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
Colony Spring 2017 USA
Dark Matter Summer 2016 SYFY
The Expanse Jan 2017  SYFY
From Dusk Till Dawn Summer 2016 ELREY
Humans Summer 2016 AMC
iZombie 2016-2017  CW
Killjoys Summer 2016 SYFY
The Leftovers Fall 2016 HBO
The Librarians Fall 2016 TNT
The Magicians 2017 SYFY
Man in the High Castle 2016  AMAZON
Marvel's Jessica Jones 2017 NETFLIX
Salem Spring 2016 WGN
Sense8 Spring 2016 NETFLIX
Star Wars: Rebels Wed DXD
The Strain Summer 2016 FX
Twin Peaks Summer 2017 SHO
The Walking Dead Sun  AMC
 Z Nation Fall 2016  SYFY
Upcoming New Series Date Network
American Gods Fall 2016  STARZ
American Gothic Jun 22 CBS
Beyond 2016 FREE
Braindead Jun 13  CBS
Cleverman 2016  SUND
Dead of Summer Jun 28  FREE
Emerald City Spring 2016 NBC
The Frankenstein Chronicles 2016 A&E
Houdini & Doyle May 2  FOX
Incorporated Fall 2016 SYFY
The Living and the Dead 2016 BBCA
Marvel's The Defenders 2016 NETFLIX
Marvel's Iron Fist 2016-2017 NETFLIX
Marvel's Luke Cage Sep 30  NETFLIX
Outcast Jun 3  Cinemax
People of Earth 2016 TBS
Preacher May 22 AMC
Stranger Things Jul 15 NETFLIX
Westworld Spring 2016 HBO

*Each season being Emmy award eligibility of first airing between June 1 and May 31.
Last updated: April 24, 2016 at 12:17 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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