Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of April 8th: Game of Thrones is Back for Its Final Season

By | April 7, 2019

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.

After a year and a half wait, HBO’s Game of Thrones is back for its epic final season (see the trailer below). The first episode of its eighth season will be an hour, but the run time for each ep will start to increase as it head to its season finale (you can see the run times for all six eps at this link). Also this week, the Z Nation prequel series Black Summer has its debut on Netflix on Thursday with all episodes available for streaming that day. There are more premieres on the way as well as season finales through the final two months of the regular season, and you can see the full Spring schedule of sci fi and fantasy shows at this link.

Prime Time Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Apr 8 – Apr 14:
Links are to the show pages on this site with additional series info and current status. Broadcast/Cable Listings Source:

Monday April 8
Legends of Tomorrow (CW) 8:00-9:00
Shadowhunters (Free) 8:00-9:00
Arrow (CW) 9:00-10:00 Repeat
Into the Badlands (AMC) 10:00-11:00
The Twilight Zone (CBSA) Streaming

Tuesday April 9
The Flash (CW) 8:00-9:00 Repeat
Roswell New Mexico (CW) 9:00-10:00

Wednesday April 10
Riverdale (CW) 8:00-9:00 Preempted
The Magicians (Syfy) 9:00-10:00
What We Do in the Shadows (FX) 10:00-10:30
Happy (Syfy) 10:00-11:00

Thursday April 11
Supernatural (CW) 8:00-9:00
Gotham (FOX) 8:00-9:00 Repeat
Cloak and Dagger (Free) 8:00-9:00
Legacies (CW) 9:00-10:00
The Orville (CW) 9:00-10:00
Star Trek Discovery (CBSAA) Streaming
Black Summer (Netflix) Streaming Series Premiere

Friday April 12
MacGyver (CBS) 8:00-9:00
Doom Patrol (DCU) Streaming

Saturday April 13
No Genre Entries

Sunday April 14
God Friended Me (CBS) 8:00-9:00
Supergirl (CW) 8:00-9:00 Repeat
American Gods (Starz) 8:00-9:00
A Discovery of Witches (AMC) 9:00-10:00
Charmed (CW) 9:00-10:00 Repeat
Game of Thrones (HBO) 9:00-10:00 Season 8 Premiere

Streaming Premieres
Black Summer (Netflix) Thursday, Series Premiere

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

Highlights for the Week of Apr 15
The Magicians (Syfy) 9:00-10:00 Wednesday, Season 4 Finale
Star Trek Discovery (CBSA) Streaming Thursday, Season 2 Finale

Schedule Notes: If a show is listed as On Hiatus, that means that it is taking a break of more than two episodes in a row. If a streaming series is included in the listings after its premiere date, then it releases new episodes once per week on that day as opposed to releasing its entire season at one time.

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