What’s happening on The CW the week of November 16? Sheriff Donna is returning to SUPERNATURAL, Mary will align herself with Catherine on REIGN, secrets from the past come out on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and Liv eats a magician’s brain on iZOMBIE.
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND 1.06 “My First Thanksgiving with Josh!” (November 16): Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) scores an invite to the Chan family Thanksgiving festivities, where Josh’s (Vincent Rodriguez III) parents fall in love with her much to Valencia’s (guest star Gabrielle Ruiz) dismay. Meanwhile, Greg (Santino Fontana) struggles with taking care of his dad and wanting to pursue his dreams. Donna Lynne Champlin, Pete Gardner and Vella Lovell also star.
JANE THE VIRGIN 2.06 “Chapter Twenty-Eight” (November 16): Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) begin estate planning for Mateo, but when Jane realizes that Mateo will inherit millions, she worries he will become spoiled. Jane is also finally starting graduate school, but her professor (guest star Adam Rodriguez) is not sympathetic to her situation. Rogelio’s (Jaime Camil) famous show is ending, so he decides to create his own show, with Xo’s (Andrea Navedo) encouragement. Petra (Yael Grobglas) is shocked to learn what she is having and turns to Jane for advice and help in getting her mother out of prison. Meanwhile, after Michael’s (Brett Dier) issues at work, he has decided to go rogue and is even more determined to catch Sin Rostro. Ivonne Coll also stars.
THE FLASH 2.07 “Gorilla Warfare” (November 17): Grodd returns to Central City and kidnaps Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker). Barry (Grant Gustin) and team race to find her before it’s too late. Meanwhile, Cisco (Carlos Valdes) plans his first date with the new barista at Jitters, Kendra Saunders (guest star Ciara Renée) and Patty (guest star Shantel VanSanten) begins to suspect Barry is hiding something from her.
iZOMBIE 2.06 “Abra Cadaver” (November 17): Liv (Rose McIver) consumes the brains of a death-obsessed illusionist who was murdered in cold blood during a magicians’ convention in Seattle. As Liv and Detective Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin) investigate the case, she uses her new skills to help narrow down the suspect pool. Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) gives Liv some interesting news, and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) makes a decision but things don’t end up going quite as planned. Lastly, Major (Robert Buckley) continues to distance himself from Liv.
ARROW 4.07 “Brotherhood” (November 18): Team Green Arrow’s ongoing battle with Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough) is complicated by a shocking revelation. Thea’s (Willa Holland) bloodlust returns and she loses control in front of Alex (guest star Parker Young).
SUPERNATURAL 11.07 “Plush” (November 18): Sheriff Donna (guest star Briana Buckmaster) calls Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) for help after a horrific murder with supernatural elements happens in her town. Sam continues to have visions and asks God for help, which frustrates Dean.
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES 7.07 “Mommie Dearest” (November 19): In order to get through to Lily (guest star Annie Wersching) about Julian’s (guest star Todd Lasance) manipulating ways, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) confront their mother with painful memories from their childhood. However, when Lily reveals a dark secret she’s been harboring for over 160 years, Stefan and Damon are left questioning everything they’ve ever known about their family. Determined to prove himself to Lily, Enzo (Michael Malarkey) comes face-to-face with Julian and challenges him to a duel, but an unexpected twist threatens to complicate things. Elsewhere, Matt (Zach Roerig) finds himself in the middle of a deepening mystery involving the residents of Mystic Falls, and Caroline’s (Candice King) world is turned upside down when Valerie (guest star Elizabeth Blackmore) reveals some life-changing news to her. Kat Graham and Matt Davis also stars.
THE ORIGINALS 307 “Out of the Easy” (November 19): With a dire prophecy looming over them, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) invite Lucien (guest star Andrew Lees), Tristan (guest star Oliver Auckland) and Aurora (guest star Rebecca Breeds) to a Thanksgiving gathering in an attempt to negotiate a truce. When Aurora reveals that she has powerful leverage over Klaus, Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) and Freya (Riley Voelkel) take matters into their own hands, leading to a deadly three-way confrontation. Elsewhere, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) and Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) are forced to take drastic measures when they realize Davina (Danielle Campbell) may be in over her head, and Cami (Leah Pipes) finds herself face-to-face with a dangerous new threat.
REIGN 2.06 “Fight or Flight” (November 20): Mary (Adelaide Kane) realizes she must help Catherine (Megan Follows) in her quest to become regent, even at the risk of hurting the alliance with Scotland. Claude (Rose Williams) is determined to help Leith (Jonathan Keltz) marry while Elizabeth (Rachel Skarsten) struggles with the prospect of losing Dudley (Charlie Carrick). Toby Regbo, Torrance Coombs, Craig Parker, Anna Popplewell, Celina Sinden and Ben Geurens also star.