The CW Primetime Listings for the Week of April 27 By DarkUFO (April 9, 2015, 10:25 pm)
Supernatural, Vampire Diaries, Arrow, The Originals, Reign, iZombie, Jane the Virgin, The Messengers, The Flash
MONDAY, APRIL 27
“City Beneath the Sea” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
LOOMING DEADLINES AND ENTICING PROPOSITIONS — When Dahlia (guest star Claudia Black) devises a clever way to get Klaus’ (Joseph Morgan) attention, she reveals some startling details about baby Hope and leaves him with an enticing proposition to consider. Elsewhere, while Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Freya (guest star Riley Voelkel) find themselves with opposing views on how best to handle Dahlia’s looming deadline, Rebekah (guest star Maisie Richardson-Sellers), Davina (Danielle Campbell), and Cami (Leah Pipes) work together to come up with their own strategy. Meanwhile, following a tense stand-off between Elijah and Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) in the bayou, Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) is left to make a difficult decision about her and Hope's future. Finally, Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood), who is eager to leave his witch past behind him, approaches Davina with an offer that leaves her intrigued. Leslie Libman directed the episode written by Carina Adly MacKenzie & Charlie Charbonneau (#220). Original airdate 4/27/2015.
JANE THE VIRGIN
“Chapter Twenty” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
THE AFTERMATH — Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is determined to do what’s best for the baby, especially after she and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) learn that the baby is breech. Xo (Andrea Navedo) continues to try to apologize to Rogelio (Jaime Camil), but faces an uphill battle. Rogelio is offered a big career opportunity that could bring him back to his glory days. Meanwhile, Alba (Ivonne Coll) shares what happened the night of her accident and Jane turns to Michael (Brett Dier) for help in catching Petra (Yael Grobglas) in a lie. Debbie Allen directed the episode written by Corinne Brinkerhoff and Paul Sciarrotta (#120). Original airdate 4/27/2015.
TUESDAY, APRIL 28
“The Trap” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
THE TEAM SETS A TRAP FOR WELLS — Barry (Grant Gustin), Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker), Cisco (Carlos Valdes) and Joe (Jesse L. Martin) set a trap for Wells (Tom Cavanagh). Cisco uses himself as prey which puts him in grave danger. Meanwhile, Eddie (Rick Cosnett) makes a decision regarding Iris (Candice Patton), which leaves Joe a bit unsettled. Steve Shill directed the episode written by Alison Schapker & Brooke Eikmeier (#120). Original airdate 4/28/2015.
THE TIES THAT BIND — A group of teens get a scare when a disheveled young pregnant woman approaches them muttering for help. Unfortunately, the woman doesn’t survive but her baby does. Liv (Rose McIver) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) begin questioning suspects in her murder, and after consuming the victim’s brain, a fierce maternal instinct kicks in for Liv. Meanwhile, Major (Robert Buckley) makes a shocking discovery. Rahul Kohli and David Anders also star. Patrick Norris directed the episode written by Bob Dearden (#107). Original airdate 4/28/2015.
THE LEAGUE OF ASSASSINS SETS THEIR SITES ON NYSSA — Oliver (Stephen Amell) goes through a rigorous transformation. The League of Assassins sets their sites on Nyssa (guest star Katrina Law), who is back in Starling City training Laurel (Katie Cassidy). When Nyssa realizes they are coming, she arms up to face them alone but Laurel asks Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Diggle (David Ramsey) to help protect her new friend. Thor Freudenthal directed the episode with story by Beth Schwartz and teleplay by Brian Ford Sullivan & Emilio Ortega Aldrich (#321). Original airdate 4/29/2015.
CLAIRE NOVAK RETURNS — When Claire Novak (guest star Kathryn Love Newton) gets a lead on her mother, Amelia (guest star Leisha Hailey), who has been missing for years, Castiel (Misha Collins) asks Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) to help her. Castiel feels guilty for what he did to the Novak family and wants to make amends by reuniting Claire with her mom. However, when they find out what took Amelia, they realize there is a chance Claire may not get her happy ending. Steve Boyum directed this episode written by Robbie Thompson (#1020). Original airdate 4/29/2015.
THURSDAY, APRIL 30
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
“I’d Leave My Happy Home for You” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
THE CURE – As Alaric (Matt Davis) and Jo (guest star Jodi Lyn O’Keefe) reluctantly participate in their bachelor and bachelorette parties, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) discuss the ramifications from an impulsive offer that Damon makes. Unsure of what to do, Elena turns to Bonnie (Kat Graham) and Jo for advice, but is left conflicted when Bonnie raises some unanticipated concerns. When Enzo (Michael Malarkey) realizes Lily (guest star Annie Wersching) is on a dangerous downward spiral, he asks Stefan (Paul Wesley) to help intervene before it’s too late. Lastly, fed up with the supernatural threats that plague their town, Matt (Zach Roerig) takes his frustrations out on Tyler (Michael Trevino), while Alaric considers a life-changing piece of advice. Jesse Warn directed the episode written by Brett Matthews & Rebecca Sonnenshine (#620). Original airdate 4/30/2015.
SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY CELEBRITY BARBER CONRAD HILTON — Hosted by actor and comedian Cedric The Entertainer, “Cedric’s Barber Battle” sets out to capture the unique barbering culture in a hilariously unfiltered, no-holds-barred arena. Creating hair sculptures that feature elaborate designs ranging from images of a person’s face to grand cityscapes, the barbers will use nothing more than their clippers and a few coloring tools to create intricate works of art that are both imaginative and location-centric. Barbers featured in this episode include Derek Hernandez (“Derek Tha Barber”) from Antioch, California, Marcus Phillip Hatch (“MP The Barber”) from El Paso, Texas, and Mike Rizzo (“Rizzo Scissorhands”) from Long Island, New York (#105). Original airdate 5/1/2015.
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Keegan-Michael Key 3” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
NON-STOP LAUGHTER — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Keegan-Michael Key, 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 5/1/2015.
“Path to Paradise” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
THE FIRST HORSEMAN IS REVEALED AND VERA DISCOVERS HER GIFT — On the hunt for the Horseman of War, Joshua (Jon Fletcher), Erin (Sofia Black D’Elia) and Peter (Joel Courtney) make great strides for the group. Raul (JD Pardo) and Vera (Shantel VanSanten) are more hesitant to believe and when they stray, there are unforeseen consequences. But when Vera discovers her gift, she finally starts to re-think her purpose. Craig Frank, Anna Diop and Diogo Morgado also star. Cherie Nowlan directed the episode written by Oanh Ly (#103). Original airdate 5/1/15.