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Genre TV Guide Sept. 11-17: Son of Zorn premieres; American Horror Story, Blindspot, Z Nation return

Genre TV Guide Sept. 11-17: Son of Zorn premieres; American Horror Story, Blindspot, Z Nation return

Scripted genre TV schedule for the week of September 11-17, the 15th week of the 2016-17 season.*

Series Premiere: Son of Zorn
New Season: American Horror Story, Blindspot, Z Nation
Series Finale: Beauty and the Beast
Season Finale: Braindead, Dark Matter, The Last Ship

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Day/Time Teaser
Son of Zorn S01E01 – Return to Orange County FOX Sun 8/7 When Zorn (Sudeikis) travels from his native land of Zephyria to California to visit his son, Alangulon, aka Alan, he learns that his ex-wife, Edie, has a fiancé.
Braindead S01E12 – Talking Points Toward a Wholistic View of Activism in Government: Can the Top Rebel? CBS Sun 9/8  When Laurel discovers that a senate bill is not what it appears, she implores Luke to help, leading to a dramatic Senate sit-in.
Fear the Walking Dead S02E11 – Pablo and Jessica  AMC Sun 9/8 Alicia and Madison work to unite two competing factions. Nick draws upon skills from his past to take on a new role at the colonia.
The Last Ship S03E13 – Don't Look Back  TNT Sun 9/8 As the fight for America reaches its conclusion, Chandler must face a challenge that could change his life forever.
The Last Man on Earth S01E17 – Smart and Stupid (repeat) FOX Sun 9:30/8:30 Repeat.
Braindead S01E13 – The End of All We Hold Dear: What Happens when Democracies Fail: A Brief Synopsis CBS Sun 10/9 Laurel discovers the secret to driving the bugs out of a person's brain and tests the tactic on her father. Armed with new knowledge, Laurel and Gareth attempt to expel the Queen bug out of Red's head once and for all.
The Strain S03E03 – First Born FX Sun 10/9 The Occido Lumen is gone. Stolen. Setrakian and Fet race to recover it. Gus and Angel try to hide a secret houseguest while avoiding a police sweep, and Quinlan's thirst for vengeance is revealed.
Supergirl S01E13 – For the Girl Who Has Everything (repeat)  CW Mon 8/7 Repeat.
Supergirl S01E13 – Truth, Justice, and the American Way (repeat) CW Mon 9/8 Repeat
The Flash S02E18 – Versus Zoom (repeat) CW Tue 8/7 Repeat.
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series S03E02 – La Reina EL REY 9/8 Seth and Richie discover that Santanico Pandemonium has been targeted by an ancient queen who's taking on a familiar form.
Lucifer S01E013 – Take Me Back to Hell (repeat) FOX 9/8 Repeat.
Marvel's Agents of Shield S03E22 – Ascension (repeat) ABC 10/9 Repeat.
Saving Hope S03E11 – The Parent Trap (repeat) ION Tue 11/10 Repeat.
Saving Hope S03E12 – Hearts of Glass (repeat)  ION Tue 12/11 Repeat.
American Horror Story S05E01 – Chapter 1 FX Wed 10/9 No Description Available.
Blindspot S02E01 – In Night So Ransomes Rogue NBC Wed 10/9  After escaping from CIA custody, the team recaptures Jane and convinces her to become a triple-agent within her old terrorist organization where she unlocks some major secrets from her past.
Mr. Robot S02E11 – eps2.9_pyth0n-pt1.p7z USA Wed 10/9 angela makes an unexpected acquaintance. elliot does the same. dom engages in an interesting ama.
The Flash  S02E19 – Back to Normal (repeat) CW Thu 8/7  Repeat.
Beauty and the Beast S04E13 – Au Revoir CW Thu 9/8 Vincent and Cat are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to stop an attack and rid the world of beast makers once and for all.
Z Nation S03E01 – No Mercy, Part 1 SYFY Fri 8/7  In the long-anticipated season three premiere event, the gang comes together in a flashback, to protect the town against a new, dangerous enemy, The Man.
Z Nation S03E02 – No Mercy, Part 2 SYFY Fri 9/8   New allies form, as they battle zombies like never before.
Dark Matter S02E13 – But First, We Save the Galaxy SYFY 10/9 The crew of the Raza work to prevent the destruction of space station EOS 7 and head off an all-out corporate war.
Saving Hope S03E11 – The Parent Trap (repeat) ION Fri 11/10 Repeat.
Saving Hope S03E12 – Hearts of Glass (repeat) ION Fri 12/11 Repeat.
No genre programming scheduled.

Return Dates

Currently Airing Series Date Network
American Horror Story Wed  FX
Beauty and the Beast Thu  CW
Blindspot Wed  NBC
Braindead Mon  CBS
Dark Matter  Fri  SYFY
Fear the Walking Dead Sun AMC
From Dusk Till Dawn Tue  ELREY
The Last Ship Sun  TNT
Mr. Robot Wed  USA
The Strain Sun FX
Zoo Tue  CBS
Returning  Series Date Network
Arrow Oct 5  CW
Black Mirror Oct 21 NETFLIX
DC's Legends of Tomorrow Oct 13  CW
Doctor Who  Dec 25 BBCA
The Flash Oct 4  CW
Good Witch Oct 22  HALL
Gotham Sep 19  FOX
Grimm Oct 28 NBC
Last Man on Earth Sep 25  FOX
Lucifer Sep 19  FOX
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Sep 20  ABC
Once Upon a Time Sep 25  ABC
Supergirl Oct 10  CW
Supernatural Oct 13  CW
The Vampire Diaries Oct 21  CW
The Walking Dead Oct 16  AMC
Renewed Series Returns Network
12 Monkeys 2017 SYFY
The 100 2017  CW
Archer 2017 FX
Ash vs Evil Dead Oct 2016 STARZ
Between 2016-17  NETFLIX
Cleverman 2017 SUNDANCE
Colony 2017 USA
The Expanse Jan 2017  SYFY
Game of Thrones 2017  HBO
Humans 2017  AMC
Into the Badlands 2017 AMC
iZombie 2017  CW
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
Orphan Black 2017  BBCA
Outlander 2017   STARZ
The Originals 2017  CW
Salem Oct 2016 WGN
Saving Hope Fall 2016  ION
Sense8 2016 NETFLIX
Shadowhunters 2017 FREE
The Shannara Chronicles 2017 MTV
Sleepy Hollow 2017 FOX
Star Wars: Rebels 2016/2017 DXD
Stranger Things 2017 NETFLIX
Teen Wolf 2016-2017 MTV
Twin Peaks Summer 2017 SHO
 Z Nation Fall 2016  SYFY
Upcoming New Series Date Network
Aftermath Sep 27 SYFY
American Gods 2017  STARZ
APB 2017 FOX
Beyond 2017 FREE
Dirk Gently Oct 22 BBCA
Downward Dog 2017 ABC
Emerald City 2017  NBC
The Exorcist Sep 23  FOX
Falling Water Oct 13  USA
The Frankenstein Chronicles 2016-17 A&E
Freakish Oct 2016 HULU
Frequency Oct 5  CW
The Good Place Sep 19 NBC
Imaginary Mary 2017 ABC
Incorporated Fall 2016 SYFY
The Living and the Dead 2016 BBCA
Marvel's Cloak and Dagger 2017 FREE
Marvel's The Defenders 2016 NETFLIX
Marvel's Iron Fist 2016-2017 NETFLIX
Marvel's Luke Cage Sep 30  NETFLIX
Midnight, Texas 2017 NBC
The Mist 2017 SPIKE
People of Earth Oct 31  TBS
Powerless 2017 NBC
Pure Genius Oct 27 CBS
Riverdale 2017 CW
Shut Eye Dec 7 Hulu
Son of Zorn Sep 25  FOX
Stan Against Evil Oct 31 IFC
Taboo 2016-2017 FX
Time After Time 2017 ABC
Timeless Oct 3  NBC
Van Helsing Sep 23 SYFY
Westworld Oct 2  HBO

*Each season being Emmy award eligibility of first airing between June 1 and May 31.
Last updated: September 11, 2016 at 16:53 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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