What’s coming to The CW the week of May 9? Mateo’s birthday party on JANE THE VIRGIN, lies on CONTAINMENT, the return of Felicity’s father on ARROW and more.
Monday, May 9
REIGN 3.13“Strange Bedfellows”: Mary (Adelaide Kane), in order to protect Elizabeth (Rachel Skarsten), unknowingly puts Gideon’s (Ben Geurens) life in danger. To save him, Mary turns to another Englishman for help – Robert Dudley (Charlie Carrick). Meanwhile, Bash (Torrance Coombs) is determined to track down the men behind the threats to Catherine (Megan Follows). Anna Popplewell, Craig Parker, Rose Williams, Celina Sinden and Jonathan Keltz also star. Norma Bailey directed the episode written by Shannon Goss.
JANE THE VIRGIN 2.21 “Chapter Forty-Three”: Jane (Gina Rodriguez) has made big plans to celebrate Mateo’s first birthday, but things start to fall apart when she learns there might be an issue with her wedding venue. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) faces a challenge on set that could jeopardize Jane’s big day. Jane is excited when Alba (Ivonne Coll) gives her a lead on a book publisher, but soon begins having doubts about her writing. Jane and Petra (Yael Grobglas) try to help Rafael (Justin Baldoni) figure out his troubles, but they have differing opinions on how to handle the situation. Meanwhile, Michael (Brett Dier) is convinced that Derek (guest star Mat Vairo) is really in cahoots with Mutter (guest star Fabiana Udenio) and has a plan to prove it. Andrea Navedo also stars. Melanie Mayron directed the episode written by Jessica O’Toole & Amy Rardin & Paul Sciarrotta.
Tuesday, May 10
THE FLASH 2.21 “The Runaway Dinosaur”: With Barry (Grant Gustin) gone, the team must figure out a way to handle the return of an old enemy – Girder (guest star Greg Finley). Realizing Girder is retracing his steps from his last attack, Iris (Candice Patton) volunteers to act as bait to trap him in S.T.A.R. Labs. Meanwhile, Barry fights to return to his old life. Kevin Smith directed the episode written by Zack Stentz.
CONTAINMENT 1.04 “With Silence and Tears”: As the situation inside the cordon grows more dire, Lex’s (David Gyasi) frustration builds as he becomes increasingly conflicted by the messages of false hope he’s being forced to send to the public. When Jana (Christina Moses) suspects something is off with Lex’s demeanor, she realizes the situation may be more serious than the government is letting on and devises a plan to reach Lex directly. At the hospital, Dr. Cannerts (George Young) continues working towards finding an antidote, while Jake (Chris Wood) helps Katie (Kristen Gutoskie) cope with some personal issues. Elsewhere, Leo (Trevor St. John) becomes concerned for his friends inside the cordon and turns to an unlikely ally to help him. Finally, a turn of events at the grocery mart leaves Teresa (Hanna Mangan Lawrence) and her mother in a terrifying position. Chris Grismer directed the episode written by Michael Jones-Morales.
Wednesday, May 11
ARROW 4.21 “Monument Point”: When Team Arrow learns what Damien Darhk’s (guest star Neal McDonough) next move is Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) realizes she needs to ask her father, Noah Kuttler (guest star Tom Amandes), for help. Noah and Oliver (Stephen Amell) have a heart to heart talk that leaves Oliver rattled. Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode written by Speed Weed & Jenny Lynn.
SUPERNATURAL 11.21 “All in the Family”: Amara (guest star Emily Swallows) shows Dean (Jensen Ackles) how she’s torturing Lucifer (Misha Collins). Worried for Castiel, Dean and Sam (Jared Padalecki) come up with a plan to rescue him from Amara’s clutches. Thomas J. Wright directed the episode written by Eugenie Ross-Leming & Brad Buckner (#1121).
Thursday, May 12
DC’S Legends of Tomorrow 1.15 “Destiny”: Being in the vicinity of the Time Masters leaves Rip (Arthur Darvill) and Rory (Dominic Purcell) incredibly disturbed for very different reasons. Meanwhile, Sara (Caity Lotz) takes over the Waverider, Kendra (Ciara Renée) is reunited with Carter (guest star Falk Hentschel) and Snart (Wentworth Miller) decides he might be a hero after all. Olatunde Osunsanmi directed the episode with story by Marc Guggenheim and teleplay by Phil Klemmer & Chris Fedak.
Friday, May 13
THE ORIGINALS 3.21 “Give ‘Em Hell Kid”: After receiving new visions of the looming prophecy, Freya (Riley Voelkel) uncovers that her family is on a collision course with a dangerous new enemy. Meanwhile, with the help of Detective Kinney (guest star Jason Dohring), Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) and Kol (guest star Nathaniel Buzolic) travel to the ancestral world to put a stop to the witches and take back their city once and for all. Elsewhere, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) confront Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) after a heartbreaking plan gone wrong has sent him spiraling. Phoebe Tonkin and Danielle Campbell also star. Jeffrey Hunt directed the episode written by Ashley Lyle & Bart Nickerson.