Sci Fi TV Listing for the Week of April 16th: Premieres for Westworld S2, Into the Badlands S3, and The Originals S5

By | April 15, 2018

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice.

This week brings us three more Spring premieres of sci fi and fantasy shows. On Sunday April 25th, HBO’s Westworld returns for its long-awaited second season and AMC’s Into the Badlands is back for its third year run. Earlier in the week, The CW’s The Originals returns for its fifth and final season on Wednesday. And Supergirl is back with new episodes on Monday after having been on a second hiatus since January while Legends of Tomorrow finished up its third season in the Monday 8 PM EST timeslot. Wrapping up this week is The CW’s Black Lightning (already renewed for a second season), and that makes way for the return of The 100 on Tuesdays next week. And on Sunday, Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead wraps up its third season (that one is currently On the Bubble). You can see the full Spring schedule of sci fi and fantasy shows at this link.


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Prime Time Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Apr 16 – Apr 22:
Links are to the show pages on this site with additional series info and current status. Broadcast/Cable Listings Source: TVGuide.com

Monday April 16
Supergirl (CW) 8:00-9:00 Returns from Hiatus
Lucifer (FOX) 8:00-9:00
iZombie (CW) 9:00-10:00
The Crossing (ABC) 10:00-11:00
Final Space (TBS) 10:30-11:30

Tuesday April 17
The Flash (CW) 8:00-9:00
Shadowhunters (Free) 8:00-9:00
Black Lightning (CW) 9:00-10:00 Season Finale
Legion (FX) 10:00-11:00

Wednesday April 18
Riverdale (CW) 8:00-9:00
The Originals (CW) 9:00-10:00 Season 5 Premiere
The Expanse (Syfy) 9:00-10:00
Krypton (Syfy) 10:00-11:00

Thursday April 19
Supernatural (CW) 8:00-9:00
Gotham (FOX) 8:00-9:00
Siren (Free) 8:00-9:00
Arrow (CW) 9:00-10:00

Friday April 20
Once Upon A Time (ABC) 8:00-9:00
MacGyver (CBS) 8:00-9:00
Agents of SHIELD (ABC) 9:00-10:00

Saturday April 21
No Genre Entries

Sunday April 22
Ghosted (FOX) 8:30-9:00 On Hiatus
Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) 9:00-10:00
Westworld (HBO) 9:00-10:00 Season 2 Premiere
Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz) 9:00-9:30 Season Finale
The Last Man on Earth (FOX) 9:30-10:00
Into the Badlands (AMC) 10:00-11:00 Season 3 Premiere
Timeless (NBC) 10:00-11:00
The Talking Dead (AMC) 11:00-12:00

Streaming Premieres
No Streaming Premieres

You can see the complete list of streaming shows at this link

Highlights for the Week of Apr 23
The 100 (CW) 9:00-10:00 Tuesday, Season 5 Premiere
The Handmaids Tale (Hulu) Streaming Wednesday, Season 2 Premiere

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