The CW Primetime Listings for the Week of Apirl 18 By SpoilerTV (April 1, 2016, 3:14 am) Vampire Diaries, The 100, Jane the Virgin, The Flash, Containment, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Legends of Tomorrow



MONDAY, APRIL 18

SEASON FINALE

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
“Paula Needs to Get Over Josh!” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, L) (HDTV)

LEA SALONGA GUEST STARS — Rebecca’s (Rachel Bloom) relationships are tested as she tries to navigate her friendship with Paula (Donna Lynne Champlin), her history with Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) and her connection with Greg (Santino Fontana). While at Josh’s sister Jayma’s (guest star Tess Paras) wedding, Rebecca’s world is turned upside down. Pete Gardner and Vella Lovell also star. Aline Brosh McKenna directed the episode written by Rene Gube (#118). Original airdate 4/18/2016.


JANE THE VIRGIN
“Chapter Forty” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

THE AFTERMATH – With Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Xo (Andrea Navedo) still dealing with the fallout from Jane’s bachelorette party, Jane is now left with finding someone to watch Mateo. When Michael (Brett Dier) volunteers to help everything is perfect until Mateo does something for the first time in front of Rafael (Justin Baldoni), upsetting him. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) gets in trouble with the network executives when he uses the crew for his own use, so he turns to his favorite writer Dina (guest star Judy Reyes) to help fix the problem. Meanwhile, someone is causing problems for Petra (Yael Grobglas) at the Marbella and in her personal life. Ivonne Coll also stars. Anna Mastro directed the episode written by Jessica O’Toole & Amy Rardin. (#218) Original airdate 4/18/2016.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

THE FLASH
“Versus Zoom” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)

BARRY IS READY TO FACE ZOOM; HUNTER ZOLOMAN’S STORY IS REVEALED – Equipped with the tachyon device, Barry (Grant Gustin) believes he is fast enough to stop Zoom (guest star Teddy Sears) and wants to open the breaches to catch him. Harry (Tom Cavanagh) strongly advises against that plan but after Barry convinces him, Harry reveals that Cisco (Carlos Valdes) has the power to re-open the breach. Meanwhile, Hunter Zoloman’s (Teddy Sears) painful story on Earth-2 is revealed. Stefan Pleszcynski directed the episode written by Joe Peracchio & David Kob (#218). Original airdate 4/19/2016.

SERIES PREMIERE
CONTAINMENT
“Pilot” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

SERIES PREMIERE — When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced. Trying to keep the peace on the streets is police officer Lex Carnahan (David Gyasi), who has quickly risen through the ranks of the Atlanta PD. But Lex’s job becomes even harder when he learns that his longtime girlfriend, Jana (Christina Moses), and his best friend and fellow officer Jake (Chris Wood), are trapped within the cordoned area. Also quarantined within viral ground zero is 17-year-old Teresa (Hanna Mangan Lawrence), who is eight months pregnant and now separated from her boyfriend on the other side; Katie Frank (Kristen Gutoskie), an elementary school teacher now placed on lockdown with her entire class, including her young son; and CDC researcher Dr. Victor Cannerts (George Young), the doctor who initially made the controversial call to quarantine the area, and who is now racing to find a cure for the virus. On the outside, Dr. Sabine Lommers (Claudia Black) leads the government efforts to contain the outbreak, and asks for Lex’s help in enforcing the cordon – which grows increasingly difficult as the public trust deteriorates. David Nutter directed the episode written by Julie Plec (#101). Original airdate 4/19/2016.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20

ARROW
“Taken” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

VIXEN JOINS TEAM ARROW – Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes he needs help battling Darhk (guest star Neal McDonough) so he calls in an old friend – Vixen (guest star Megalyn E.K.). Using her magical ability to summon animal powers, Vixen gets a lock on Darhk’s location and the team goes to war. Meanwhile, Thea (Willa Holland) has a heart-to-heart talk with Malcolm (John Barrowman). Gregory Smith directed the episode with story by Marc Guggenheim and teleplay by Keto Shimizu & Brian Ford Sullivan (#415). Original airdate 2/24/2016.

SUPERNATURAL
“Beyond the Mat” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)

WWE CHAMPION MIKE “THE MIZ” MIZANIN GUEST STARS – Dean (Jensen Ackles) sees an obituary notice for a wrestler he and Sam (Jared Padalecki) used to watch when they were kids. Deciding they need a break from tracking the Darkness, the brothers decide to attend the funeral to pay their respects. The funeral is full of wrestlers, including Shawn Harley (guest star Mike “The Miz” Mizanin), a hot shot new wrestler with a fiery temper who pushes everyone’s buttons, and veteran wrestler Gunner Lawless (guest star Aleks Paunovic). Sam and Dean attend the next match to re-live one of their fondest childhood memories but when another wrestler turns up dead, play time quickly turns to work. Jerry Wanek directed the episode written by John Bring & Andrew Dabb (#1115). Original airdate 2/24/2016.

THURSDAY, APRIL 21

DC’S Legends of Tomorrow
“Last Refuge” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

RIP’S BACKSTORY IS REVEALED – The team is targeted by The Pilgrim (guest star Faye Kingslee), a deadly assassin who wants to erase the Legends from the timeline by killing their younger, non-superhero selves. As a protective countermeasure, Rip (Arthur Darvill) decides Sara (Caity Lotz), Snart (Wentworth Miller), Rory (Dominic Purcell), Professor Stein (Victor Garber) and Jax (Franz Drameh) need to kidnap their past selves first before The Pilgrim gets to them. Coming face-to-face with the younger versions of themselves proves to be both a physical and emotional challenge for certain members of the team who would rather forget their past. Rip tells them he has a refuge for their precious cargo – an orphanage that raises future Time Masters and where he himself grew up. Rachel Talalay directed the episode written by Chris Fedak & Matthew Maala (#112). Original airdate 4/21/2016.

THE 100
“Demons” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLSV) (HDTV)

JAHA RETURNS TO POLIS — Jaha (Isaiah Washington) returns to Polis, and Murphy (Richard Harmon) has a surprise encounter. Meanwhile, Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) uncovers a clue. Bob Morley, Devon Bostick, Lindsey Morgan and Christopher Larkin also star. P.J. Pesce directed the episode written by Justin Juel Gillmer (#312). Original airdate 4/21/2016.

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
“Time, As a Symptom” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

THE TEAM WORKS WITH RAYNA TO SAVE BONNIE’S LIFE — When Enzo’s (Michael Malarkey) efforts to protect Bonnie (Kat Graham) end up putting her life in jeopardy, they learn that Rayna (guest star Leslie Anne-Huff) may hold the key to her survival. With time running out and Rayna at the reins, Enzo and Bonnie reluctantly team up with Damon (Ian Somerhalder), who is desperate to save Bonnie’s life and to repair their broken friendship. Elsewhere, when Stefan (Paul Wesley) travels to Dallas and comes face to face with Alaric (Matt Davis), tensions escalate and they are forced to confront the fallout from Stefan’s absence in Caroline’s (Candice King) life. Finally, Enzo learns The Armory’s true motives behind their search for Bonnie. Chris Grismer directed the episode with teleplay by Holly Brix and story by Matthew D’Ambrosio (#719). Original airdate 4/22/2016.

CONTAINMENT
“Pilot” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

SERIES PREMIERE — When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced. Trying to keep the peace on the streets is police officer Lex Carnahan (David Gyasi), who has quickly risen through the ranks of the Atlanta PD. But Lex’s job becomes even harder when he learns that his longtime girlfriend, Jana (Christina Moses), and his best friend and fellow officer Jake (Chris Wood), are trapped within the cordoned area. Also quarantined within viral ground zero is 17-year-old Teresa (Hanna Mangan Lawrence), who is eight months pregnant and now separated from her boyfriend on the other side; Katie Frank (Kristen Gutoskie), an elementary school teacher now placed on lockdown with her entire class, including her young son; and CDC researcher Dr. Victor Cannerts (George Young), the doctor who initially made the controversial call to quarantine the area, and who is now racing to find a cure for the virus. On the outside, Dr. Sabine Lommers (Claudia Black) leads the government efforts to contain the outbreak, and asks for Lex’s help in enforcing the cordon – which grows increasingly difficult as the public trust deteriorates. David Nutter directed the episode written by Julie Plec (#101). Original airdate 4/19/2016.

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