What’s coming to The CW the week of May 1? A mother goes missing on SUPERNATURAL, Alex gets kidnapped on SUPERGIRL, Jane looks to the future on JANE THE VIRGIN and more.
Monday, May 1
SUPERGIRL 2.19 “Alex”: Alex (Chyler Leigh) is kidnapped and the kidnapper threatens to kill her unless Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) releases a notorious criminal from prison. Supergirl and Maggie (Floriana Lima) have always had different approaches to apprehending criminals but this time they must work together to save Alex. Meanwhile, Rhea (guest star Teri Hatcher) has an interesting proposal for Lena (Katie McGrath). Rob Greenlea directed the episode written by Eric Carrasco & Greg Baldwin.
JANE THE VIRGIN 3.17 “Chapter Sixty-One”: Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is ready for some casual dating and is pleasantly surprised when her date actually helps her fix things with Lina (guest star Diane Guerrero). Petra (Yael Grobglas) follows a lead with the help of Chuck (guest star Johnny Messner) that could help her sister’s case. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) takes Jane’s advice and tries to come clean with Petra. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is angry with Xo (Andrea Navedo) when she blows him off, but is shocked when he learns the reason why. Meanwhile, Alba (Ivonne Coll) is appalled by a comment a customer makes in the gift shop and decides to take a political stance. Melanie Mayron directed the episode written by Paul Sciarrotta.
Tuesday, May 2
THE FLASH 3.20 “I Know Who You Are”: Barry (Grant Gustin) and the team meet Tracy Brand (guest star Anne Dudek), a scientist, who may be the key to stopping Savitar. Unfortunately, Killer Frost (Danielle Panabaker) is also after Tracy so Team Flash must battle their old friend, which proves to be particularly difficult for Cisco (Carlos Valdes). Joe (Jesse L. Martin) and Cecile’s (guest star Danielle Nicolet) relationship takes a big turn. Hanelle Culpepper directed the episode written by Bronwen Clark & Joshua V. Gilbert.
iZOMBIE 3.05 “Spanking the Zombie”: When Liv (Rose McIver) consumes the brains of a dominatrix, her bossy and controlling personality makes everyone a little uncomfortable, especially Clive (Malcolm Goodwin). Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) and Peyton (Aly Michalka) have a heart-to-heart. Rahul Kohli and Robert Buckley also star. Tessa Blake directed the episode written by Sara Saedi.
Wednesday, May 3
ARROW 5.20 “Underneath”: Things get intense when Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) are trapped in the bunker together. Meanwhile, Lyla (guest star Audrey Marie Andreson) and Diggle (David Ramsey) deal with their martial issues. Wendey Stanzler directed the episode written by Wendy Mericle & Beth Schwartz.
THE 100 4.10 “Die All, Die Merrily”: Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) fights in the final battle for her people’s survival, but not everyone is willing to play fair. Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Paige Turco, Devon Bostick, Lindsey Morgan, Christopher Larkin, Richard Harmon, Zach McGowan, Isaiah Washington and Henry Ian Cusick also star. Dean White directed the episode written by Aaron Ginsburg & Wade McIntyre.
Thursday, May 4
SUPERNATURAL 12.20 “Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes”: Alicia Banes (guest star Kara Royster) calls Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) for help after her mother, Tasha (guest star Alvina August), goes missing. Sam (Jared Padalecki) answers Mary’s phone and he and Dean (Jensen Ackles) head out to help Alicia and her twin brother, Max (guest star Kendrick Sampson), find their mother who was hunting a powerful witch. Meanwhile, Mary starts to have some doubts about the British Men of Letters. Richard Speight, Jr. directed the episode written by Steve Yockey.
RIVERDALE 1.12 “Chapter Twelve: Anatomy of a Murder”: Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) are shocked to learn of the arrest but know they need to come clean to their parents about what they uncovered. Still hurt by the betrayal of his friends and torn over who to trust, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) reluctantly joins them in a quest for truth. Meanwhile, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) confronts her mom about why she treats her so much worse than she ever did with Jason. Lili Reinhart, Luke Perry, Madchen Amick, Marisol Nichols also star. Rob Seidenglanz directed the episode written by Michael Grassi.
Friday, May 5
THE ORIGINALS 4.07 “High Water and a Devil’s Daughter”: When it’s discovered that The Hollow’s latest servant is on the loose, Freya (Riley Voelkel) places a protection spell on the compound, forcing Klaus (Joseph), Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) and Hope (guest star Summer Fontana) to remain inside. Meanwhile, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) takes matters into his own hands when Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) is reluctant to perform a dangerous ritual needed to strengthen their defense against The Hollow. Finally, while Freya enacts a risky plan that brings her face to face with their latest threat, an unexpected twist leaves her life hanging in the balance. Charles Michael Davis also stars. Charles Michael Davis directed the episode written by Celeste Vasquez & Carina Adly MacKenzie.
REIGN 4.11 “Dead of Night”: Mary (Adelaide Kane) and Darnley (Will Kemp) are at odds as they put their plan to seize England into action. Elizabeth (Rachel Skarsten) is conflicted about her feelings for Gideon (Ben Geurens) as she attempts to find a Catholic to marry. Catherine’s (Megan Follows) son Henri (guest star Nick Slater) attempts to claim the throne from Charles (Spencer MacPherson) with the support of Spain and Narcisse (Craig Parker). Dan Jeannotte, Jonathan Goad, Celina Sinden and Rose Williams also star. Deborah Chow directed the episode written by Wendy Riss Gatsiounis and Drew Lindo.