CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 18, 2014 (ALL TIMES ET)

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CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF
AUGUST 18, 2014 (ALL TIMES ET)

Cycle 21 of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL will premiere on Monday, August 18 (9:00-10:00 pm ET)

MONDAY, AUGUST 18

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Jeff Davis” – (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

A LAUGH A MINUTE — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Jeff Davis, 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 8/18/2014.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Mel B” – (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)

THINGS GET A LITTLE SPICEY — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY FORMER SPICE GIRL MEL B — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Gary Anthony Williams, 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 7/14/2014.

CYCLE 21 PREMIERE

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL
“The Boyz R Back” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

THE GIRLS…AND GUYS ARE BACK — Cycle 21 kicks off with girls AND guys back in the competition to take home the title of America’s Next Top Model.  31 potential contestants rock the runway to see who can take the best selfie.  The semi-finalists square off in a bowling alley to reveal who makes the first cut. Host Tyra Banks, welcomes Miss J back to the judging panel, along with fashion public relations maven Kelly Cutrone (#2101).  Original airdate 8/18/2014.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19

ARROW
“The Man Under the Hood” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)

DEATHSTROKE HITS OLIVER AT HOME — Oliver (Stephen Amell), Canary (Caity Lotz), Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) return to the lair and find Slade (Manu Bennett) waiting for them.  An epic battle breaks out and one member of Team Arrow is sent to the hospital.  Thea (Willa Holland) hits her breaking point, but just as Oliver is about to reach her, Slade intervenes and Oliver is faced with a choice – his battle with Slade or his family.  Meanwhile, Laurel (Katie Cassidy) struggles with a new secret.  Jesse Warn directed the episode with story by Greg Berlanti & Geoff Johns and teleplay by Andrew Kreisberg & Keto Shimizu (#219).

SUPERNATURAL
“Mother’s Little Helper” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)

MISHA COLLINS MAKES HIS DIRECTING DEBUT — Dean (Jensen Ackles) struggles with the after effects of the Mark of Cain.  Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki) hears about a case where straight-laced people are turning into violent murderers.  Sam suspects possession and suggests to Dean that they investigate, but Dean tells him to go without him.  While interviewing the local townsfolk, Sam meets an elderly woman named Julia (guest star Jenny O’Hara), who tells him the Men of Letters came to town in 1958.  Josie tells Sam the story of a young man named Henry Winchester (guest star Gil McKinney) and his female companion, Josie Sands (guest star Alaina Huffman).  While Sam is away, Crowley (Mark Sheppard) tests Dean.  Misha Collins directed the episode written by Adam Glass (#917).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“Solid Goldfish” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)

WILL PENN & TELLER BE FOOLED THIS WEEK? — Aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out.  Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  The live studio audience and the TV audience watch along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets.  The magicians featured in the episode include Damien O’Brien, David Masters and Soma.  British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross (“Friday Night with Jonathan Ross”) serves as host (#103).  Original airdate 8/20/2014.

THE 100
“Unity Day” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, SV) (HDTV)

MASS CHAOS — Clarke (Eliza Taylor) and Finn (Thomas McDonell) attempt to broker peace with the Grounders but all hell breaks loose when Bellamy (Bob Morley), Jasper (Devon Bostick) and Raven (guest star Lindsey Morgan) show up armed and ready for battle.  Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) and Lincoln (guest star Ricky Whittle “Single Ladies”) grow closer.  Meanwhile, tragedy strikes during the Unity Day celebration on the Ark.  Paige Turco, Henry Ian Cusick, and Chris Larkin also star.  John Behring directed the episode written by Kim Shumway & Kira Snyder (#109).

THURSDAY, AUGUST 21

THE VAMPIRE DIAIRES
“Rescue Me” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)

MARKOS ARRIVES IN MYSTIC FALLS — In order to keep Stefan (Paul Wesley) from being harmed by Sloan (guest star Caitlin McHugh) and the Travelers, Caroline (Candice Accola) and Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) agree to make a trip to Atlanta to find a newly discovered doppleganger.  Caroline is surprised when Enzo opens up to her about his past.  Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) spend an awkward afternoon at Jeremy’s (Steven R. McQueen) parent-teacher conference, where they hear bad news about his behavior at school.  Afterwards, Damon reluctantly tells Elena upsetting news about Jeremy’s personal life.  Bonnie (Kat Graham) has an unsettling encounter with Luke (guest star Chris Brochu), and learns more about his family history.  Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) fills Jeremy in on the rumors about the Travelers’ next move and demonstrates her considerable power.  Jeremy makes an unexpected deal with Liv, then makes a decision that is devastating to Elena.  Stefan and Caroline share a special moment of friendship.  Finally, a terrifying turn of events at the Travelers’ camp leads to the appearance of their mysterious leader, Markos (guest star Raffi Barsoumian).  Leslie Libman directed the episode written by Brett Matthews & Neil Reynolds (#517).

THE ORIGINALS
“Moon Over Bourbon Street” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LSV) (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).

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Selbit Sawing” – (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)

PREPARE TO BE AMAZED — 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, Jonathon Pendragon, Ed Alonzo, Christopher Hart, David Zirbel, Michael Grandinetti (#104).  Original airdate 8/22/2014.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
“Jack Osbourne” – (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)

BRITISH INVASION — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY JACK OSBOURNE (“THE OSBOURNES”) — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Nyima Funk, 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 5/16/2014.

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL
“The Boyz R Back” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

THE GIRLS…AND GUYS ARE BACK — Cycle 21 kicks off with girls AND guys back in the competition to take home the title of America’s Next Top Model.  31 potential contestants rock the runway to see who can take the best selfie.  The semi-finalists square off in a bowling alley to reveal who makes the first cut. Host Tyra Banks, welcomes Miss J back to the judging panel, along with fashion public relations maven Kelly Cutrone (#2101).  Original airdate 8/18/2014.

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