What’s coming up on The CW the week of May 2? Chuck will be returning to SUPERNATURAL, the team captures Savage on LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, the plan to save Bonnie takes an unexpected turn on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and more.
Monday, May 2
JANE THE VIRGIN 2.20 “Chapter Forty-Two”: The Villanueva women have a tradition for Mother’s Day and Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is excited to get to participate in her first one as a mom. However, their plans are thwarted when Petra (Yael Grobglas) invites everyone to a brunch instead. Jane’s TA position is put into jeopardy when a mysterious ad appears in the college newspaper. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is hurt when Dina (guest star Judy Reyes) doesn’t invite him to her birthday party, so he asks Jane to help in an unusual way. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) finds himself in big trouble thanks to his half-brother. Meanwhile, Xo finds herself in a compromising position. Ivonne Coll and Brett Dier also star. Zetna Fuentes directed the episode written by Micah Schraft & Paul Sciarrotta.
Tuesday, May 3
THE FLASH 2.20 “Rupture”: Zoom (guest star Teddy Sears) arrives back on Earth-1 intent on taking over Central City. Barry (Grant Gustin) and Wells (Tom Cavanagh) come up with a plan to stop Zoom once and for all but it’s extremely dangerous. Unsure if he should take the risk, Barry reaches out to both fathers for advice. Henry (guest star John Wesley Shipps) is adamantly opposed to Barry risking his life again but Joe (Jesse L. Martin) thinks he can handle it which puts the two men at odds with each other. Meanwhile, Cisco (Carlos Valdes) is shocked when he vibes the Earth-2 villain Rupture, who happens to be his brother Dante’s (guest star Nicholas Gonzalez) doppelganger. Rupture came to this Earth seeking justice for Reverb’s death. Iris (Candice Patton) decides she’s finally ready to open up to Barry about her feelings for him. Armen V. Kevorkian directed the episode written by Kai Yu Wu & Lauren Certo.
CONTAINMENT 1.03 “Be Angry at the Sun”: Following the release of several controversial videos depicting the chaos going on inside the cordon, Lex (David Gyasi) pleads with Dr. Lommers (Claudia Black) for additional reinforcements to be sent in. However, when the request is denied, Lex is forced to rely on a reluctant Jake (Chris Wood) to take control of the situation inside. Elsewhere, Katie (Kristen Gutoskie) has a tense stand-off with one of her student’s desperate parents, while a robbery at her mom’s store leaves Teresa (Hanna Mangan Lawrence) shaken to her core. Finally, when Leo (Trevor St. John) releases more damaging videos, drastic measures are taken to shut him down. Christina Moses and George Young also star. Charles Beeson directed the episode written by Marguerite MacIntyre.
Wednesday, May 4
ARROW 4.20 “Genesis”: As Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) look for a magical solution to defeat Darhk (guest star Neal McDonough), a vengeance-driven Diggle (David Ramsey) gets a lead on Andy’s (guest star Eugene Byrd) whereabouts and heads off to confront his brother. Meanwhile, Alex (guest star Parker Young) takes Thea (Willa Holland) on a vacation that quickly turns into a nightmare. Gregory Smith directed the episode written by Oscar Balderrama & Emilio Ortega Aldrich.
SUPERNATURAL 3.20 “Don’t Call Me Shirley”: Amara (guest star Emily Swallows) unleashes a dark fog on a small town, causing everyone to go mad. Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) realize this is a stronger version of the original black vein virus Amara previously unleashed. They team up with the sheriff to protect the town but their old remedy no longer works. Meanwhile, Chuck (Rob Benedict) returns with an interesting proposal. Robert Singer directed the episode written by Robbie Thompson.
Thursday, May 5
DC’S Legends of Tomorrow 1.14 “River of Time”: After numerous attempts in many different time periods, the team has successfully captured Vandal Savage (guest star Casper Crump). However, Savage tells Kendra (Ciara Renée) that he can reunite her with Carter (Falk Hentschel) so she struggles with whether she should kill him. Rip (Arthur Darvill) decides they will deliver Savage to the Time Masters which doesn’t sit well with Snart (Wentworth Miller) and Rory (Dominic Purcell). The duo decides it may be time to jump ship and return to their old life. Meanwhile, Savage taunts Ray (Brandon Routh) about his place in Kendra’s life. Alice Troughton directed the episode written by Cortney Norris & Anderson Mackenzie.
Friday, May 6
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES 7.21 “Requiem for a Dream”: When Damon’s (Ian Somerhalder) risky attempt to save Bonnie (Kat Graham) takes an unexpected turn, the consequences of his actions forces everyone to band together to help her pull through. Meanwhile, when a new threat leaves Caroline’s (Candice King) life in jeopardy, Stefan (Paul Wesley) makes a rash decision that ultimately forces them to face the fallout from their relationship. Elsewhere, Enzo (Michael Malarkey) tries to hold it together as he painfully watch Bonnie in the fight of her life, while Matt (Zach Roerig) takes matters into his own hands to save one of his closest friends. Matt Davis also stars. Paul Wesley directed the episode written by Brett Matthews & Neil Reynolds.
THE ORIGINALS 3.20 “Where Nothing Stays Buried”: In the wake of a ruthless plan that has left their family shattered, Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Freya (Riley Voelkel) desperately search for a way to take down Lucien (guest star Andrew Lees) once and for all. However, their efforts are put on hold following an urgent plea for help from Kol (guest star Nathaniel Buzolic) and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis). At Klaus’ insistence, Freya and Elijah reluctantly stay behind to offer their help, while Klaus and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) head to the bayou after uncovering Lucien’s latest plan. Once there, an unexpected showdown between Klaus and Lucien forces Freya to take matters into her own hands, setting off a chain of events that will change all of their lives forever. Yusuf Gatewood and Danielle Campbell also star. John Hyams directed the episode written by Carina Adly MacKenzie & Christopher Hollier.