CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 25, 2014 (ALL TIMES ET)

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CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF
AUGUST 25, 2014 (ALL TIMES ET)

MONDAY, AUGUST 25

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

SCORING A TOUCHDOWN — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY NEW ENGLAND PATROITS’ TIGHT END ROB GRONKOWSKI — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Jonathan Mangum, 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 6/2/2014.

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

THINGS GET SCIENTIFIC — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY KUNAL NAYYER (“THE BIG BANG THEORY”) — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Brad Sherwood, 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 7/21/2014.

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL
“The Guy Who Gets a Second Chance” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

AND THE FINALISTS ARE… — With only one week left to determine the Cycle 21 contestants, the semi-finalists tackle a rigorous Los Angeles subway challenge to model various seasons in a limited amount of time.  World renowned photographer Yu Tsai is introduced as the cycle’s photo shoot creative consultant.  Later, things get steamy during a nighttime photo shoot at the beach, where the final 14 are selected by Tyra Banks and the judges from the portraits taken (#2102).  Original airdate 8/25/2014.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 26

PROGRAM INFORMATION TBA
(8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)

SUPERNATURAL
“Meta Fiction” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)

METATRON OFFERS CASTIEL A DEAL — Metatron (Curtis Armstrong) attempts to get Castiel (Misha Collins) to join forces with him.  Still furious with Metatron, Castiel (Misha Collins) refuses, which sets a surprising plan in motion.  Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) capture Gadreel (Tahmoh Penikett).  Thomas J. Wright directed the episode written by Robbie Thompson (#918).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“Water Tanks for the Memories” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)

WILL WORLD-FAMOUS MAGICIANS 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 Lee Hathaway, Jack Tapperel and Laura London.  British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross (“Friday Night with Jonathan Ross”) serves as host (#108).  Original airdate 8/27/2014.

THE 100
“I Am Become Death” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

MURPHY RETURNS — Murphy (guest star Richard Harmon “Bates Motel”) returns to camp claiming to have been held captive and tortured by the Grounders, and Clarke (Eliza Taylor) and Bellamy (Bob Morley) have very different opinions on how to handle his return.  Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) sneaks away to find Lincoln (guest star Ricky Whittle) and returns with a serious warning for the 100.  Meanwhile, a mysterious virus strikes camp forcing many to be quarantined, and Jasper (Devon Bostick) pulls off a heroic move.  Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell, Isaiah Washington, Henry Ian Cusick and Chris Larkin also star.  Omar Madha directed the episode written by T.J. Brady & Rasheed Newson (#110).

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

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

PAUL WESLEY MAKES HIS DIRECTORIAL DEBUT — Both Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) are suddenly having unsettling dreams of an alternate version of the life they might have had together.  Bonnie (Kat Graham) has a disturbing encounter with Grams (guest star Jasmine Guy), who warns her about frightening changes on the Other Side.  Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) gives Damon (Ian Somerhalder) unwanted relationship advice, then admits he is searching for a woman he loved decades before while he was held captive by the Augustines.  Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) enlists Matt (Zach Roerig), Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and Tyler (Michael Trevino) to help track the Travelers and keep them from taking control of Mystic Falls.  Bonnie is hurt and angry when she learns that Jeremy is working with Liv behind her back.  Luke (guest star Chris Brochu) shows up at the Salvatore house and explains what he knows about Markos (guest star Raffi Barsoumian) and the Travelers to Damon, Elena and Enzo.  Matt has a terrifying encounter with inhabitants of the Other Side.  Finally, when Damon finds Markos, he is both relieved and disturbed by what Markos has to tell him.  Paul Wesley directed the episode written by Brian Young & Caroline Dries (#518).

THE ORIGINALS
“The Big Uneasy” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

THE FEAST OF THE BLESSINGS — Genevieve (guest star Elyse Levesque) asks Elijah (Daniel Gillies) to allow her coven to publicly celebrate a traditional feast day, where members of the community offer the witches gifts in return for blessings.  Monique (guest star Yasmine Al Bustami)) and Genevieve disagree over what the ancestors want from them, and Genevieve reveals her plan to build the witches power.  When Elijah focuses his attention on restoring their home to its former glory, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) accuses him of doing it only to impress Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin).  Next, Klaus sets a new plan in motion by finding Cary (guest star Jesse Boyd), a werewolf from his own line, and sending him off to find a missing piece of family history.  Marcel lets Thierry (guest star Callard Harris) in on his new plan to rebuild his power, but Diego (guest star Eka Darville) has his own ideas about the future.  At the Feast of the Blessings, Monique and Genevieve try to use the ceremony to teach Davina (Danielle Campbell) a lesson, but Klaus intervenes and gives Davina a surprisingly important gift.  While Hayley struggles to decide where her loyalties should lie, the ceremony explodes into violence.  Leah Pipes also stars.  Leslie Libman directed the episode written by Marguerite MacIntyre & Michael Russo (#118).

Contact:  Judy Yam (818) 977-1021
FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

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

VANISHED INTO THIN AIR — 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 Jarrett & Raja, Murray SawChuck, Tom Burgoon, Rick Thomas, Michael Giles, David & Dania and Michael Turco (#105).  Original airdate 8/29/2014.

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

SOMETHING TO LAUGH ABOUT — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY SHERYL UNDERWOOD (“THE TALK”) — 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 6/23/14.

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL
“The Guy Who Gets a Second Chance” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

AND THE FINALISTS ARE… — With only one week left to determine the Cycle 21 contestants, the semi-finalists tackle a rigorous Los Angeles subway challenge to model various seasons in a limited amount of time.  World renowned photographer Yu Tsai is introduced as the cycle’s photo shoot creative consultant.  Later, things get steamy during a nighttime photo shoot at the beach, where the final 14 are selected by Tyra Banks and the judges from the portraits taken (#2102).  Original airdate 8/25/2014.

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