CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 11, 2014 (ALL TIMES ET)

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CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 11, 2014 (ALL TIMES ET)

MONDAY, AUGUST 11

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

COOKING UP SOME LAUGHS — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY PADMA LAKSHMI (“TOP CHEF”) — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Heather Ann Campbell, 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 8/11/2014.

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 6/23/2014.

ARROW
“Birds of Prey” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

WHEN THE HUNTRESS MET THE CANARY — When Frank Bertinelli (guest star Jeffrey Nordling) is arrested, Oliver (Stephen Amell) knows it’s only a matter of time before his daughter, Helena, AKA The Huntress (guest star Jessica De Gouw), returns to town. To make matters worse, Laurel (Katie Cassidy) is picked to try Frank’s case, putting her right in the path of Helena. Oliver tells Sara (Caity Lotz) he will handle his ex-girlfriend, but when Helena takes hostages at the courthouse, including Laurel, the Canary will stop at nothing to save her sister. When The Huntress and Canary meet, an epic battle begins. Meanwhile, Roy (Colton Haynes) realizes he needs to keep Thea (Willa Holland) safe, but doesn’t like the way he is forced to go about it. John Behring directed the episode written by Mark Bemesderfer & A.C. Bradley (#217).

TUESDAY, AUGUST 12

ARROW
“Deathstroke” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

OLIVER’S WORLD STARTS TO CRUMBLE — Slade (Manu Bennett) makes his move against Oliver (Stephen Amell) and the repercussions are enormous. While Oliver scrambles to protect his family, a key player in his team starts to question Oliver’s decisions. Meanwhile, Isabel (guest star Summer Glau) makes her move to take Queen Consolidated away from Oliver. Guy Bee directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Drew Z. Greenberg (#218).

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

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).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“A Bellyful of Needles” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

WORLD-FAMOUS MAGICIANS PENN & TELLER BRING MAGIC TO THE CW — 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 High Jinx, Jon Allen, Graham Jolley and James Moore. British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross (“Friday Night with Jonathan Ross”) serves as host (#101). Original airdate 8/13/2014.

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

TERRY CHEN (“HOUSE OF CARDS”) GUEST STARS IN THIS EPISODE — Clarke (Eliza Taylor) and Bellamy (Bob Morley) go on a mission to find supplies for approaching winter. Some of the 100 accidentally eat nuts with powerfully hallucinogenic properties and lose their grasp on reality. Meanwhile, Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) seizes the opportunity to help a friend escape, and a terrifying event brings Clarke and Bellamy closer. On the Ark, Commander Shumway (guest star Terry Chen “House of Cards”) secretly assigns one of the 100 to kill one of his own, and the treacherous actions of Diane Sydney (Kate Vernon (“Battlestar Galactica”) are revealed. Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell, Henry Ian Cusick, Devon Bostick and Chris Larkin also star. Matt Barber directed the episode written by Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain and story by Andrei Haq (#108).

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14

THE VAMPIRE DIAIRES
“While You Were Sleeping” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLSV) (HDTV)

A KILLER VIRUS — When Stefan (Paul Wesley) tries to explain recent events to a very sick Elena (Nina Dobrev), her first instinct is to call Damon (Ian Somerhalder). At the same time, Damon is trying to figure out how to make a disturbing confession to Elena. While going through Dr. Wes’ files, Caroline (Candice Accola) discovers a frightening secret, and is surprised when Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) appears, claiming to have the solution everyone is searching for. At Enzo’s insistence, Caroline asks Stefan to meet her at a mysterious location where they are joined by a group of Travelers, including Sloan (guest star Caitlin McHugh), who reveals new information on the importance of doppelgangers. During spring break on a mostly deserted Whitmore campus, Elena runs into Luke (guest star Chris Brochu), a student who seems to know her, though she has no memory of meeting him. Recently dumped by his boyfriend, Luke proposes that he and Elena spend the break getting drunk together, but she sends him off on an urgent mission to find Bonnie (Kat Graham) and the “newbie” witch, Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell). Damon finally tells Elena the truth about his recent activities, and they come to a new agreement about their relationship. Pascal Verschooris directed the episode written by Caroline Dries (#516).

THE ORIGINALS
“Farewell to Storyville” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

TRAPPED IN THE CITY OF THE DEAD — Despite Klaus’ (Joseph Morgan) rage, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) is determined to protect Rebekah (Claire Holt) while the three of them are trapped in the City of the Dead cemetery by a witch’s boundary spell. Klaus and Rebekah trade bitter accusations until Elijah steps in to reveal a long-held secret from the family’s past. Meanwhile, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) races to free Rebekah, ultimately finding himself forced to make a deal with Genevieve (guest star Elyse Levesque). Finally, Rebekah and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) connect over their shared concern for Hayley’s unborn baby. Jesse Warn directed the episode written by Michael Narducci (#116).

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15

MASTERS OF ILLUSION
“Vanish in Mid Air” – (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)

NO GIMMICKS, NO TRICKS — 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 Rob Lake, Nathan Burton, Michael Grandinetti, Michael Giles, Eric Buss, Johnny Ace Palmer, Spencer Horsman (#103). Original airdate 8/15/2014.

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

NO STOPPING COMEDY — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY ROBBIE AMELL (“THE TOMORROW PEOPLE”) — 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 6/9/14.

PENN & TELLER: FOOL US
“A Bellyful of Needles” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

WORLD-FAMOUS MAGICIANS PENN & TELLER BRING MAGIC TO THE CW — 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 High Jinx, Jon Allen, Graham Jolley and James Moore. British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross (“Friday Night with Jonathan Ross”) serves as host (#101). Original airdate 8/13/2014.

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