The CW Primetime Listings for the Week of January 19 By BloodyMary (December 31, 2014, 7:03 pm)
Hart of Dixie, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, Arrow, The Originals, Reign, The 100, Jane the Virgin, The Flash
MONDAY, JANUARY 19
“Gonna Set Your Flag on Fire” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)
WHEN TWO SIDES COLLIDE — With Vincent (guest star Yusuf Gatewood) on the loose and hell bent on revenge, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) brings Cami (Leah Pipes) to the safe house as he and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) return to the compound. Hayley and Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) devise a plan to bring the vampires and werewolves together to consider a truce, but tensions grow when Vincent places a spell on the compound, trapping the two sides together. Meanwhile, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) grows concerned when Rebekah fails to show up at the safe house, prompting Klaus to confront Kaleb (guest star Daniel Sharman) for answers. Lastly, after accepting her mother’s offer to jump into a new body, Rebekah (guest star Maisie Richardson-Sellers) turns to former Harvest girl Cassie (guest star Natalie Dreyfuss) for help when she finds herself trapped inside an insane asylum. Danielle Campbell and Charles Michael Davis also star. Rob Hardy directed the episode written by Ashley Lyle & Bart Nickerson (#210). Original airdate 1/19/2015.
JANE THE VIRGIN
“Chapter Ten” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, D) (HDTV)
WHEN IT RAINS, IT POURS — As a hurricane rips through Miami, Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is forced to stay at the Marbella, but the storm soon becomes the least of her concerns. When Rogelio (Jaime Camil) hears about Alba’s (Ivonne Coll) condition, he rushes to Xo’s (Andrea Navedo) side at the hospital to comfort her. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) is reinstated as boss, but he is soon faced with a difficult decision regarding layoffs at the hotel. Meanwhile, Michael (Brett Dier) helps Alba, but does his best to keep it a secret. Yael Grobglas also stars. Elodie Keene directed the episode written by Meredith Averill and Christopher Oscar Peña (#110). Original airdate 1/19/2015.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 20
“Revenge of the Rogues” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
WENTWORTH MILLER AND DOMINIC PURCELL (“PRISON BREAK”) TEAM UP AGAIN AS CAPTAIN COLD AND HEAT WAVE CHALLENGE THE FLASH TO AN EPIC BATTLE — Leonard Snart AKA Captain Cold (guest star Wentworth Miller) returns to Central City with a new hotheaded partner in tow – Mick Rory AKA Heat Wave (guest star Dominic Purcell). The duo plan to steal a multi-million dollar painting, but Cold has another agenda while in town – to set a trap for The Flash. Snart and Mick kidnap someone close to The Flash and threaten to kill them unless The Flash shows up for a battle of fire and ice. Barry tells Joe (Jesse L. Martin) he isn’t sure he should take on Snart again after the casualties that happened the last time they fought. Meanwhile, Barry asks Dr. Wells (Tom Cavanagh), Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) to help him double his training efforts so he’s ready for the Reverse Flash when he returns to Central City. Iris (Candice Patton) deals with the aftermath of Barry’s confession, and Cisco makes the CCPD a new shield. Nick Copus directed the episode written by Geoff Johns & Kai Yu Wu (#110). Original airdate 1/20/2015.
THE AFTERMATH — After the massacre at the ranch, Dean (Jensen Ackles), Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Castiel (Misha Collins) double their efforts to find a cure for the Mark of Cain but there is nothing in the lore that can help them. Desperate, Castiel comes up with an idea that Sam deems the “single worst idea I’ve ever heard.” Meanwhile, Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell) continues to plot against Crowley (Mark Sheppard), and Castiel tries to mend his relationship with Claire (guest star Kathryn Love Newton) who is plotting revenge against Dean for killing her friend. John Badham directed this episode written by Eugenie Ross-Leming & Brad Buckner (#1011). Original airdate 1/20/2015.
THE TEAM DEALS WITH OLIVER’S DISAPPEARANCE — In the aftermath of Oliver’s (Stephen Amell) fight with Ra’s al Ghul (Matt Nable), Diggle (David Ramsey) and Arsenal (Colton Haynes) continue to protect the city in the Arrow’s absence. However, after three days without hearing from Oliver, they begin to fear the worst may have happened to their friend. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) refuses to believe that Oliver could be dead until Merlyn (John Barrowman) pays the team a surprise visit. Thea (Willa Holland) suspects there is something more behind Oliver’s disappearance and asks Merlyn for a favor. Meanwhile, Ray (Brandon Routh) tests a part of his new suit and Laurel (Katie Cassidy) takes up the mantle of the Black Canary. Glen Winter directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Erik Oleson (#310). Original airdate 1/21/2015.
THE GHOST IN YOU — Clarke (Eliza Taylor) strikes a deal with Lexa (guest star Alycia Debnam Carey) and Indra (guest star Adina Porter). Abby (Paige Turco) and Kane (Henry Ian Cusick) begin to realize that decision making powers are out of their hands. A seething Raven (Lindsey Morgan) is unable to control her emotions. A bold move threatens to destroy the newly formed alliance between the sky people and the Grounders, and a familiar face haunts Clarke. Meanwhile, back at Mount Weather, Monty (Christopher Larkin) comes up with a risky plan. Isaiah Washington, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Devon Bostick and Ricky Whittle also star. Omar Madha directed the episode written by Dorothy Fortenberry (#209). Original air date 1/21/2014.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 22
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
“Woke Up with a Monster” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
CONTROLLING YOUR MAGIC — More powerful than ever, Kai (guest star Chris Wood) holds Elena (Nina Dobrev) captive while he learns to control his newly acquired magic. At the Salvatore mansion, Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) and Alaric (Matt Davis) try to prepare Jo (guest star Jodi Lyn O'Keefe) for the impending merge ceremony with Kai, but they quickly realize Jo is weaker than they thought. After bringing Sheriff Forbes (guest star Marguerite MacIntyre) home from the hospital, Caroline (Candice Accola) travels with Stefan (Paul Wesley) to North Carolina in search of a cure for her mother's cancer. Meanwhile, Stefan, who has his own intentions for traveling to North Carolina, is caught off guard when Enzo (Michael Malarkey) shows up demanding to know what Stefan is hiding. Lastly, when Damon (Ian Somerhalder) discovers Elena has been kidnapped by Kai, he is forced to rethink his strategy after an unexpected visitor throws a wrench into his plan. Michael Trevino, Steven R. McQueen and Zach Roerig also star. Paul Wesley directed the episode written by Melinda Hsu Taylor (#611). Original airdate 1/22/2015.
MARY AIDS AN ENDANGERED CONDE — Mary (Adelaide Kane) takes action to save Condé (Sean Teale) when she learns the Vatican is hunting him for bearing the branded mark of the Dark Riders. Francis (Toby Regbo) devises a plan to put an end to the Dark Riders legend, which puts Bash (Torrance Coombs) at risk. Meanwhile, Kenna (Caitlin Stasey) reveals Catherine’s (Megan Follows) ulterior motives to Claude (Rose Williams). Celina Sinden, Craig Parker, Jonathan Keltz and Anna Popplewell also star. Lynne Stopkewich directed the episode written by Daniel Sinclair (#211). Original airdate 1/22/2015.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 23
HART OF DIXIE
“The Very Good Bagel” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)
ON THE RIGHT TRACK — After weeks of going back and forth with their relationship problems, Zoe (Rachel Bilson) and Wade (Wilson Bethel) finally start making progress. Lemon (Jaime King) reminisces about her high school days and enlists Annabeth (Kaitlyn Black) and Crickett (guest star Brandi Burkhardt) to crash George’s (Scott Porter) parents’ lake house. While rescuing the girls from their fun night, George and Lavon (Cress Williams) make drastic decisions regarding their love lives. Tim Matheson also stars. Richard W. Abramitis directed the episode written by Kendall Sand (#403). Original airdate 1/23/2015.
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Brian Shaw” — (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
COMEDY IS STRONGER THAN EVER — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY BRIAN SHAW (“WORLD’S STRONGEST MAN”) — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Heather Ann Campbell, 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. Original airdate 11/7/2014.
MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Jaws of Death” — (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
HOW DID THEY DO THAT? — Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines — all in front of a studio audience. Magicians featured in this episode include Jan Rouven, Jarrett & Raja, Michael Finney, Nathan Burton, Michael Grandinetti, Jonathon Pendragon, Rob Lake and Spencer Horsman (#101). Original airdate 8/1/14.