The CW Primetime Listings for the Week of January 25 By Nirat Anop (January 8, 2016, 8:57 pm)
Supernatural, Vampire Diaries, Arrow, The Originals, The 100, Jane the Virgin, The Flash, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Legends of Tomorrow
THE CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 25, 2016 (ALL TIMES ET)
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES will now air on Fridays, 8:00-9:00 pm ET
THE ORIGINALS will now air on Fridays, 9:00-10:00 pm ET
MONDAY, JANUARY 25
“I’m Going to the Beach with Josh and His Friends!” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
DESPERATE TIMES CALL FOR DESPERATE MEASURES — In an attempt to impress join Josh’s (Vincent Rodriguez III) friend group, Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) rents a party bus to take the group to the beach. On the trip, Rebecca learns more about her new friends than she expected and makes a surprising revelation herself. Santino Fontana, Pete Gardner, Vella Lovell and Donna Lynne Champlin also stars. Kenny Ortega directed the episode written by Dan Gregor and Doug Mand (#109). Original airdate 1/25/2015.
JANE THE VIRGIN
“Chapter Thirty-One” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
SLEEP TRAINING – Jane’s (Gina Rodriguez) latest parenting obstacle is sleep training Mateo, a struggle that has the Villanueva woman divided on what is the best method. At the same time, she is beginning her new job as a TA and is faced with a class full of basketball players looking for an easy A. Petra (Yael Grobglas) confesses all to Rafael (Justin Baldoni) and is determined to put her mother away for good. Rogelio’s (Jaime Camil) mother Liliana (guest star Rita Moreno) comes for a visit and reveals a 40 year old family secret. Meanwhile, Michael (Brett Dier) discovers the truth about Luisa’s (Yara Martinez) mother and new information about Rafael’s mother. Andrea Navedo and Ivonne Coll also star. Uta Briesewitz directed the episode written by Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin and Emmylou Diaz. (#209). Original airdate 1/25/2016.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 26
“The Reverse-Flash Returns” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
HE’S BACK… — When Cisco (Carlos Valdes) gets a vibe of Eobard Thawne (guest star Matthew Letscher), Barry (Grant Gustin) and the team don’t believe it. But, after an attack at Mercury Labs, Christina McGee (guest star Amanda Pays) confirms that the Reverse Flash is back. Meanwhile, Iris (Candice Patton) and Francine (guest star Vanessa A. Williams) share a nice moment that brings Iris closer to her brother, Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale). Michael Allowitz directed the episode written by Aaron Helbing & Todd Helbing (#211). Original airdate 1/26/2016.
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW
“Pilot, Part 1” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, SLV) (HDTV)
SERIES PREMIERE — In the year 2166, the immortal villain Vandal Savage (Casper Crump) is on the verge of his final victory – total chaos and the utter destruction of humanity. As the world crumbles, the Time Master Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) takes matters into his own hands; he travels 150 years into the past to assemble a carefully selected team of heroes and rogues to stop him. Hunter has chosen what seems like an ill-matched group: billionaire inventor Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh), who has created an exo-suit with the power to shrink him to miniscule size, as the Atom; Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), the White Canary, a trained assassin; Professor Martin Stein (Victor Garber) and Jefferson “Jax” Jackson (Franz Drameh), who together form the meta-human Firestorm; Leonard Snart (Wentworth Miller), known as Captain Cold, and his partner Mick Rory (Dominic Purcell), AKA Heat Wave, a pair of career criminals; and Kendra Saunders (Ciara Renée) and Carter Hall (Falk Hentschel) AKA Hawkgirl and Hawkman. Together this unlikely group will attempt to stop one of the most formidable villains of all time, while they must learn how to not only be a team, but heroes as well. Glen Winter directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Phil Klemmer and Greg Berlanti & Andrew Kreisberg (#101). Original airdate 1/21/2016.
DIGGLE VS. SHADOWSPIRE — Diggle (David Ramsey) must learn to trust his brother Andy (guest star Eugene Byrd) when an enemy of their wartime past, an agent of the criminal organization Shadowspire, pays a visit to Star City. However, Diggle learns more than he bargained for about their shared time at war. Meanwhile, Oliver (Stephen Amell) has to learn a whole new way of life. Charlotte Brandstrom directed the episode written by Brian Ford Sullivan & Emilio Ortega Aldrich (#411). Original airdate 1/27/2016.
DEE WALLACE GUEST STARS — Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a case where people are suffering violent deaths after hearing a mysterious song. John Badham directed the episode written by Robbie Thompson (#1111). Original airdate 1/27/2016.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 28
DC’S Legends of Tomorrow
“Pilot, Part 2” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LSV) (HDTV)
STEIN VS. STEIN — Tipped off to Vandal Savage’s (guest star Casper Crump) whereabouts, the team infiltrates a munitions deal with Professor Stein (Victor Garber) as their leader. Surrounded by some of the toughest criminals in the world, things quickly go from bad to worse when Savage realizes they don’t belong there. A massive fight ensues and a piece of the Atom’s (Brandon Routh) suit falls off and into the wrong hands, which could potentially cause disastrous consequences in the future. Stein realizes the best way to retrieve the missing piece is to contact a brilliant man – his younger self. He, Sara (Caity Lotz) and Jax (Franz Drameh) head off in search of young Martin Stein (guest star Graeme McComb), much to Rip’s (Arthur Darvill) consternation. Meanwhile, Snart (Wentworth Miller) and Rory (Dominic Purcell) plan to steal a key element in defeating Savage but still unsure of his new teammates, Ray (Brandon Routh) demands to come along on the mission. Carter (guest star Falk Hentschel) helps Kendra (Ciara Renée) remember something vital. Glen Winter directed the episode written by Phil Klemmer & Marc Guggenheim and Greg Berlanti & Andrew Kreisberg (#102). Original airdate 1/28/2016.
“Wanheda: Part Two” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
Program information TBA
FRIDAY, JANUARY 29
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
“Hell is Other People” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
Program information TBA
“A Ghost Along the Mississippi” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)