The CW Primetime Listings for the Week of April 28 By Assassin (April 10, 2014, 8:08 pm)
Hart of Dixie, Supernatural, Arrow, The Originals, Reign, The 100
MONDAY, APRIL 28
"Give Me a Torch" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DLV) (HDTV)
EMERY IS KIDNAPPED - Sophia (Brina Palencia) suspects Taylor (Natalie Hall) is pregnant with Drake's (Greg Finley) baby. Sophia tells Emery (Aimee Teegarden) and the two research Atrian pregnancies. Vartan (guest star Marcus Hester) stumbles upon the information and mistakenly believes Emery is pregnant, so he kidnaps her. Vega (guest star Merle Dandridge) tasks Teri (Chelsea Gilligan) with finding the Iksen's key, which they need to complete the Suvek. Meanwhile, Roman (Matt Lanter) and Castor (Johnathan Schreach) testify before the Hwatab about the day the spaceship crashed. Also, Eric (Jesse Luken) shares a nice moment with Julia (Malese Jow). Michael Katleman directed the episode written by Marc Halsey & Jay Faerber (#111).
CONSEQUENCES - When the Tomorrow People learn the truth about the serum they were injected with, Stephen (Robbie Amell) and Cara (Peyton List) attempt to buy time for Jedikiah (Mark Pellegrino) while he tries to create a possible antidote. Growing impatient, Russell (Aaron Yoo) and the other rogue Tomorrow People make a rash decision to sacrifice Roger (guest star Jeffrey Pierce) to Ultra for their own safety. Meanwhile, John (Luke Mitchell) is having a hard time figuring out his new role and the only one he can turn to for advice is Astrid (Madeleine Mantock). Dermott Downs directed the episode written by Micah Schraft and Leigh Dana Jackson (#121).
TUESDAY, APRIL 29
"A Closer Walk with Thee" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
A CELEBRATION OF LIFE - Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) confronts a surprising enemy as she and her unborn baby fall into peril during a celebratory wake to honor a fallen member of the community. In order to save Hayley, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) enlist the help of Genevieve (guest star Elyse Levesque) who struggles to maintain control over Davina (Danielle Campbell) and the other young witches. Cami (Leah Pipes) tells Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) that Francesca (guest star Peta Sargent) is determined to find a mysterious key that may unlock a family secret. Meanwhile, as Klaus suffers from nightmares of his father Mikael (guest star Sebastian Roche), he is forced to examine his troubled relationship with his own adoptive son, Marcel. Sylvain White directed the episode written by Carina Adly MacKenzie & Julie Plec (#120).
SAM AND DEAN INVESTIGATE MONSTER FAMILIES IN CHICAGO - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a case in Chicago, where they discover that various mafia-esque monster families are, unknown to humans, running the underbelly of Chicago. One is a family of shapeshifters run by Margo Lassiter (guest stars Danielle Savre), whose leadership is thrown into question when her brother David (guest star Nathaniel Buzolic) returns home. The other reigning family in town is made up of werewolves, lead by Julian Duval (guest star Sean Faris). While in Chicago, Sam and Dean meet Ennis (guest star Lucien Laviscount), a man with a personal vendetta against the monsters. The Winchesters warn Ennis about heading into the hunter lifestyle, but Ennis refuses to listen and starts down a dangerous path. Robert Singer directed the episode written by Andrew Dabb (#920).
OLIVER CONSIDERS HIS OPTIONS AGAINST SLADE - After Slade (Manu Bennett) threatens to take everything Oliver (Stephen Amell) loves away, Oliver decides the fastest way to stop further bloodshed is to surrender to his enemy. Knowing that surrender will surely lead to Oliver's death, Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) go to extreme measures to keep Oliver from confronting Slade. Meanwhile, Thea (Willa Holland) considers leaving town, and Laurel (Katie Cassidy) resumes her crusade against Sebastian Blood (guest star Kevin Alejandro). Finally, Slade unleashes his assault on Starling City. Michael Schultz directed the episode written by Holly Harold (#221).
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30
"Contents Under Pressure" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLSV) (HDTV)
KATE VERNON ("BATTLESTAR GALACTICA") GUEST STARS IN THIS EPISODE - Clarke (Eliza Taylor) and Raven (guest star Lindsey Morgan) make contact with the Ark, and Abby (Paige Turco) guides Clarke through a dangerous procedure in a desperate move to save one of their own. Meanwhile, on the Ark, Abby is removed from the council, and former Chancellor Diana Sydney (guest star Kate Vernon) takes her place. Jaha (Isaiah Washington) reveals to Abby that there are not enough drop ships for everyone on the Ark to go down to Earth, and Kane (Henry Ian Cusick) begins to deal with his guilt over his recent decision. Thomas McDonell, Bob Morley, Devon Bostick and Chris Larkin also star. John Showalter directed the episode written by Akela Cooper & Kira Snyder (#107).
A CABIN IN THE WOODS - When Tyler (Michael Trevino) turns up at the Salvatore house with the news that Markos' (guest star Raffi Barsoumian) plan to break the witches' curse puts Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) in imminent danger, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) suggests they hide out in the remote cabin once owned by Caroline's (Candice Accola) father. Once there, it becomes obvious to Caroline that Stefan and Elena are keeping a secret, so Damon (Ian Somerhalder) comes up with a parlor game designed to expose the truth. A ghostly presence at the cabin uses violence and fire to make itself known. Meanwhile, Matt (Zach Roerig) takes charge of Tyler's plan to get information from one of the Travelers, and Bonnie (Kat Graham) continues to keep the truth about the Other Side from Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen), despite warnings from Grams (guest star Jasmine Guy). Joshua Butler directed the episode written by Elisabeth R. Finch & Holly Brix (#520).
COMEDY AT ITS BEST - WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY MIRCEA MONROE ("HART OF DIXIE") - Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Gary Anthony Williams, put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games that are prompted only by random ideas supplied by the studio audience. The four performers must use the little information they have and their wild imaginations to depict different characters and an array of scenes, as well as perform songs. After each round of improvisation, Aisha will dole out points to our four performers and declare a winner at the end of every episode. Directed by Geraldine Dowd.
FIX IT - While Wade (Wilson Bethel) is upset with Zoe (Rachel Bilson) over his relationship issues, she decides to lay low and help George (Scott Porter) out with his problems with Lemon (Jaime King). Meanwhile Lemon and Wade decide to play hooky from their respective problems. AnnaBeth (Kaitlyn Black) is excited to introduce her new boyfriend to her parents, until they decide they would rather spend time with Lavon (Cress Williams). Brick (Tim Matheson) tries to help Wanda (guest star Mallory Moye) and Tom (guest star Ross Philips) cope with infertility issues. Michael Schutlz directed the episode written by Sheila Lawrence and Dan Steele (#320).