A NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN — When Gloria (guest star Victoria Platt) tells the Atrian Seven they are allowed to spend some time outside their sector, Roman (Matt Lanter) sees it as an opportunity to further investigate his father’s mysterious past and makes a stunning discovery. Emery (Aimee Teegarden) and Grayson (Grey Damon) go out on a date, but their night is ruined after Eric (guest star Jesse Luken) calls Grayson for help and ends up putting everyone in danger. Drake (Greg Finley) mistakes Taylor (Natalie Hall) for an undercover Trag, and Lukas (Titus Makin, Jr.) makes his move on Sophia (Brina Palencia). Meanwhile, Teri (Chelsea Gilligan) tries to take over Drake’s mission. Michael Pressman directed the episode written by Marc Halsey (#105).
THE TOMORROW PEOPLE
“Superhero” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
WE WERE BORN TO DO GREAT THINGS — Stephen (Robbie Amell) is still walking a fine line with his Ultra partner Hillary (guest star Alexa Vega), who continues to be suspicious of his loyalties. When the Tomorrow People and Ultra learn that there is a new break-out doing good for humans, they both want her on their side. Meanwhile, Morgan (guest star Carly Pope) takes a risk and betrays Jedikiah’s (Mark Pellegrino) trust to help the Tomorrow People, but what Jedikiah discovers from Morgan is an even bigger surprise. Luke Mitchell, Peyton List and Aaron Yoo also star. Dermott Downs directed the episode written by Micah Schraft and Alex Katsnelson (#116).
TUESDAY, MARCH 18
“Moon Over Bourbon Street” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
UNNATURAL ALLIANCES — After accusing Klaus (Joseph Morgan) of doing nothing while their control over the Quarter crumbles, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) makes a move to take matters into his own hands. He receives an intriguing offer of support from Francesca (guest star Peta Sergeant), a beautiful woman from a powerful New Orleans family. In an attempt to bring the warring factions of the city together, the Mikaelsons throw an extravagant party, where Klaus offers Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) a tempting deal, Elijah and Hayely share a dance, and a violent fight comes to a surprising end. Finally, even as Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) works on a new path to power, he continues to help Cami (Leah Pipes) deal with her Uncle Kieran's tragedy (guest star Todd Stashwick). Michael Robinson directed the episode written by Michelle Paradise & Christopher Hollier (#117).
CROWLEY SINKS DEEPER INTO HIS ADDICTION; NICOLE “SNOOKI” POLIZZI APPEARS IN A CAMEO ROLE — Dean (Jensen Ackles) is frustrated when he can’t reach Crowley (Mark Sheppard), who has promised to find The First Blade. When Crowley finally calls Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean, he tells them he fell off the wagon and has been injecting human blood and needs their help. To make matters worse, he had a demon (guest star Rebecca Marshall) helping him find blood, but she sold him out and told Abaddon that he and the Winchesters were searching for The First Blade. The brothers need to find the blade before Abaddon does, so they enlist the help of a former member of the Men of Letters (guest star Kavan Smith). Meanwhile, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi appears in a cameo role. Serge Ladouceur directed the episode written by Brad Buckner & Eugenie Ross-Leming (#915).
AMANDA WALLER SENDS THE SUICIDE SQUAD OUT ON THEIR FIRST MISSION — Following Slade’s (Manu Bennett) return and his promise to make good on his threat to destroy Oliver’s (Stephen Amell) loved ones, Oliver focuses all his energy on preparing for battle with his former friend. Sarah (Caity Lotz) tries to help but, fearing for her safety, Oliver pushes her away. Meanwhile, Diggle (David Ramsey) is recruited by Amanda Waller (guest star Cynthia Addai-Robinson) and A.R.G.U.S. to stop a warlord (guest star Lee Majdoub) he knew from his time in Afghanistan. Always the solider, Diggle agrees to help. However, he’s not prepared when Amanda introduces him to the rest of the team – Deadshot (guest star Michael Rowe), Bronze Tiger (guest star Michael Jai White) and Shrapnel (guest star Sean Maher), all criminals he and Arrow helped put away. Lyla (guest star Audrey Marie Anderson) defends the team and explains the world is a complicated place, but Diggle isn’t sure he agrees. When the mission takes a dangerous turn, Diggle is forced to make a difficult decision. Larry Teng directed the episode written by Keto Shimizu & Bryan Q. Miller (#216).
“Pilot” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DLV) (HDTV)
ISAIAH WASHINGTON, HENRY IAN CUSICK AND PAIGE TURCO STAR IN A NEW DRAMA — Ninety-seven years ago, nuclear Armageddon decimated planet Earth, destroying civilization. The only survivors were the 400 inhabitants of 12 international space stations that were in orbit at the time. Three generations have been born in space, the survivors now number 4,000, and resources are running out on their dying “Ark.” Among the 100 young exiles are Clarke (newcomer Eliza Taylor), the bright teenage daughter of the Ark’s chief medical officer; the daredevil Finn (Thomas McDonell, “Suburgatory”); the brother/sister duo of Bellamy (newcomer Bob Morely) and Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos, “50/50”), whose illegal sibling status has always led them to flaunt the rules, the lighthearted Jasper (Devon Bostick, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules”) and the resourceful Monty (Christopher Larkin, “Squad 85”). Technologically blind to what’s happening on the planet below them, the Ark’s leaders — Clarke’s widowed mother, Abby (Paige Turco, “Person of Interest,” “Damages”); Chancellor Jaha (Isaiah Washington (“Blue Caprice,” “Grey’s Anatomy”); and his shadowy second in command, Kane (Henry Ian Cusick, “Scandal,” “Lost”) — are faced with difficult decisions about life, death and the continued existence of the human race. Bharat Nalluri directed the episode written by Jason Rothenberg (#101).
THURSDAY, MARCH 20
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
“While You Were Sleeping” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
“The Darkness” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
BASH WITNESSES THE DARKNESS OF THE WOODS — The castle is abuzz with First Light, where the women of the castle mingle with potential suitors. Much to Mary’s (Adelaide Kane) dismay, Lola (Anna Popplewell) is reluctant to participate in the tradition. After another violent incident with the increasingly erratic King Henry (Alan Van Sprang), Kenna (Caitlin Stasey) fears for her safety and confides in Queen Catherine (Megan Follows), while Bash (Torrance Coombs) experiences the terrors of the woods and vows to uncover the truth behind the Darkness. Toby Regbo and Celina Sinden also star. The episode was directed by Steve DiMarco and written by Charlie Craig (#115).
FRIDAY, MARCH 21
HART OF DIXIE
“Here You Come Again” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, D) (HDTV)
WELCOME BACK — When Zoe’s (Rachel Bilson) mom (guest star JoBeth Williams) takes her on as a client, Zoe is secretly thrilled that she will finally get her mother’s undivided attention. Brick (Tim Matheson) is surprised to hear that Lemon (Jaime King) is returning to town soon, so he enlists Lavon’s (Cress Williams) help to throw a welcome home party for her. However, her return hits an unexpected snag and she is forced to turn to Wade (Wilson Bethel) for help. Meanwhile, George (Scott Porter) is roped into helping Magnolia (guest star Claudia Lee). Kaitlyn Black also stars. Janice Cooke directed the episode written Sheila Lawrence (#315).