What to watch: WGNT 27’s primetime programming week of March 17th

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A look at every show on WGNT 27 Primetime during the week of March 17th



“O Brother, Where Art Thou?” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)

Supergirl — “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” — Image Number: SPG415b_0023b.jpg — Pictured: Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor — Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

JON CRYER GUEST STARS AS ICONIC DC COMICS’ VILLAIN LEX LUTHOR —Secretly furloughed from prison due to failing health, Lex Luthor (guest star Jon Cryer) visits his sister, Lena (Katie McGrath), to seek her help finding a cure.  Savvy as ever, Lena is suspicious of Lex’s motives but when she’s faced with a life and death situation, she must decide how she truly feels about her brother.  Meanwhile, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and J’onn (David Harewood) face off against Manchester Black (guest star David Ajala).  James’ sister Kelly (guest star Azie Tesfai) comes to town.  Tawnia Mckiernan directed the episode written by Derek Simon & Nicki Holcomb (#415).  Original airdate 3/17/2019.


“Switches & Stones” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

Charmed — “Switches & Stones — Image Number: CMD115b_0544.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Melonie Diaz as Mel, Madeleine Mantock as Macy and Sarah Jeffery as Maggie — Photo: Colin Bentley/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

 FREAKY FRIDAY — Maggie (Sarah Jefferey) shows Macy (Madeleine Mantock), Harry (Rupert Evans) and Charity (guest star Virginia Williams) the strange room under Vera Manor but they quickly learn just how dangerous it is when Mel (Melonie Diaz) and Maggie switch bodies and powers.  Macy turns to The Elders for guidance about how to overcome her inner demon, which in turn leads her to have an eye-opening experience.  Meanwhile, Maggie learns the secrets that Mel has been keeping from her sisters.  Nick Hargrove also stars.  Claudia Yarmy directed the episode written by George Northy (#115).  Original airdate 3/17/2019



“Star City 2040” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

Arrow — “Star City 2040” — Image Number: AR716a_0592b.jpg — Pictured: Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog — Photo: Jack Rowand/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

FLASH FORWARD TO THE FUTURE —  Mia (guest star Katherine McNamara) and William (guest star Ben Lewis) venture into the Glades on a dangerous mission. There they run into Dinah (Juliana Harkavy), Roy (Colton Haynes) and Zoe (guest star Andrea Sixtos) who deliver some devastating news.  The flash forwards share highlights from Mia’s childhood with Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards).  James Bamford directed the episode written by Beth Schwartz & Oscar Balderrama (#716).  Original airdate 3/18/2019.



“The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

Black Lightning — “The Book of the Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega” — Image BLK216c_0197b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): China Anne McClain as Lightning and James Remar as Gambi — Photo: Josh Stringer/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

 SEASON FINALE PART TWO – Lynn (Christine Adams) goes head to head with Dr. Jace (guest star Jennifer Riker) once and for all. Meanwhile, Gambi (James Remar) risks his life to save Jennifer (China Anne McClain).  Lastly, Tobias (Marvin Jones III) makes a major move to cripple Freeland and kill Black Lightning (Cress Williams), requiring our superhero family to step up like never before.  Nafessa Williams and Damon Gupton also star. Salim Akil directed the episode written by Charles D. Holland (#216). Original airdate 3/18/2019.



“Time Bomb” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

The Flash — “Time Bomb” — Image Number: FLA517a_0238b.jpg — Pictured (L-R) Grant Gustin as Barry Allen and Jessica Parker Kennedy as Nora — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

NORA DECIDES TO TELL BARRY AND IRIS THE TRUTH ABOUT THAWNE — Team Flash finds out that a suburban mom named Vickie Bolen (guest star Catherine Lough Haggquist) is in danger and they race to save her.  Upon meeting her, they discover she’s a meta-human who is hiding her abilities from her family.  Barry (Grant Gustin) encourages Vickie to share her secret with her family, which makes Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) realize she needs to come clean with her parents about Thawne (Tom Cavanagh).  Rob Greenlea directed the episode written by Kristen Kim & Sterling Gates (#517).  Original airdate 3/19/2019.



“Songs About Texas” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)

Roswell, New Mexico — “Don’t Speak” — Image Number: ROS105a_0249ra.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Michael Trevino as Kyle and Tyler Blackburn as Alex — Photo: John Golden Britt/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

SHIRI APPLEBY DIRECTS — Max (Nathan Dean Parsons) and Michael (Michael Vlamis) travel to Texas to visit a faith healer, who may be able to shed some light on the alien symbol Max has been researching.  Meanwhile, Maria (Heather Hemmens) and Liz (Jeanine Mason) pay a visit to the same faith healer in hopes of finding a cure for Maria’s ailing mother.  Elsewhere, Alex (Tyler Blackburn) and Kyle (Michael Trevino) look into what Sargant Manes may be hiding.  Shiri Appleby directed the episode written by Sabir Pirzada & Carina Adly MacKenzie (#109).  Original airdate 3/19/2019.



“Chapter Fifty-One: BIG FUN” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLSV) (HDTV)

Riverdale — “Chapter Fifty-One: BIG FUN” — Image Number: RVD316d_0335b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Jordan Connor as Sweet Pea, Vanessa Morgan as Toni, Charles Melton as Reggie, Ashleigh Murray as Josie, KJ Apa as Archie, Camila Mendes as Veronica, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl, Lili Reinhart as Betty, Cole Sprouse as Jughead, Casey Cott as Kevin, Zoe De Grande Maison as Evelyn Evernever and Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs — Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

RIVERDALE HIGH PRESENTS “HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL” — As rehearsals for this year’s musical “Heathers: The Musical” get underway, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch), as queen bee Heather Chandler, channels her own HBIC to deal with a recent fallout.  Meanwhile, Betty (Lili Reinhart) grows increasingly annoyed by Evelyn’s (guest star Zoe De Grand’Maison) involvement with the musical – as well as the lives of her friends.  Elsewhere, Veronica (Camila Mendes) learns some devastating news about her family, and Archie (KJ Apa) and Josie (Ashleigh Murray) make a decision about their future.  Lastly, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) makes a surprising move against Gladys (guest star Gina Gershon).  Marisol Nichols, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, Casey Cott, Charles Melton and Vanessa Morgan also star.  Maggie Kiley directed the episode written by Tessa Leigh Williams (#316).  Original airdate 3/20/2019.



“Championships” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)

All American — “Championships”– Image Number: ALA116a_0417b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Chad L. Coleman as Corey and Daniel Ezra as Spencer — Photo: Tyler Golden/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

BACK TO BASICS – Spencer (Daniel Ezra) suffers a devastating setback and gets strength from an unlikely source.  Billy (Taye Diggs), while focused on the championship game, realizes that he has to face some tough truths in order to get his family back.  Bre-Z, Greta Onieogou, Samantha Logan, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian, Karimah Westbrook, Monet Mazur and Jalyn Hall also star.  The episode was written by Nkechi Okoro Carroll and Michael Bhim and was directed by David McWhirter (#116).  Original airdate 3/20/2019.



“Don’t Go In The Woods”— (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

Supernatural — “Don’t Go in the Woods” — Image Number: SN1416B_0145b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Jared Padalecki as Sam and Jensen Ackles as Dean — Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

WHISTLING IN THE DARK – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are baffled when they come up against a monster they have never heard of before. Jack (Alexander Calvert) does his best to impress a new group of friends.  John Fitzpatrick directed the episode written by Davy Perez & Nick Vaught. (#1416). Original Airdate 3/21/2019.



“I’ll Tell You a Story” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

Legacies — “What Was Hope Doing in Your Dreams?” — Image Number: LGC113a_0116bc.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Danielle Rose Russell as Hope and Aria Shahghasemi as Landon — Photo: Jace Downs/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

SECRETS REVEALED — When the fallout of Hope’s (Danielle Rose Russell) actions leaves her and Landon (Aria Shahghasemi) on the outs, she turns to Lizzie (Jenny Boyd) for help making things right.  Meanwhile, Landon uncovers secrets about his past, while Josie (Kaylee Bryant) looks into a secret that Alaric (Matthew Davis) has been keeping.  Peyton Alex Smith also stars.  Tony Solomons directed the episode written by Thomas Brandon (#115).  Original airdate 3/21/2019.



“Motherly Overprotectiveness” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)

Dynasty — “Motherly Overprotectiveness”– Image Number: DYN215a_0112ra.jpg — Pictured: Sam Underwood as George — Photo: Wilford Harewood/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

MUM’S THE WORD – While Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) and Sam (Rafael De La Fuente) struggle to keep a secret from bubbling to the surface, their attempts are complicated by the arrival of a mysterious stranger.  As Blake (Grant Show) is occupied up with familial matters, Cristal (Ana Brenda Contreras) teams up with Culhane (Robert Christopher Riley) to face a brewing crisis at the Atlantix soccer office. Nicollette Sheridan, Maddison Brown, Alan Dale and Sam Adegoke also star.   David M. Isreal and Paula Sabbaga wrote the episode, which was directed by Brandi Bradburn (#215).  Original airdate 3/22/2019.



“I Need to Find My Frenemy” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend — “I Need A Break” — Image Number: CEG412a_0405.jpg — Pictured: Rachel Bloom as Rebecca — Photo: Erica Parise/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

THE RETURN OF AUDRA — Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) gets a call to help her old nemesis (guest star Rachel Grate) out of a complicated situation.  Meanwhile, Nathaniel (Scott Michael Foster), Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) and Greg (Skylar Astin) attempt to deal with their competing feelings for Rebecca.  Pete Gardner, Vella Lovell and Gabrielle Ruiz also star.   Alden Derck and Aline Brosh McKenna wrote the episode, directed by Stuart McDonald (#415). Original airdate 3/22/2019.



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