What’s coming to The CW the week of December 4? Jack teams up with a new character to open up a dimensional portal on SUPERNATURAL, Reign channels Kara on SUPERGIRL, Amunet returns on THE FLASH and more. Also, most of the fall shows will be going on a brief holiday hiatus and will return in January after this week.
Monday, December 4
SUPERGIRL 3.09 “Reign”: Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) investigates a mysterious symbol popping up all over National City, tracing its origins back to an ancient prophecy and the mark of the World Killer, Reign (Odetee Annable). Meanwhile, the tension between Lena (Katie McGrath) and Morgan Edge (guest star Adrian Pasdar) continues to build, causing James to step in and offer up some protection, and possibly igniting a spark in the process. Glen Winter directed the episode written by Paula Yoo & Caitlin Parrish.
VALOR 1.08 “About-Face”: Nora (Christina Ochoa) and Ian (Charlie Barnett) reach a critical point in their relationship. Gallo (Matt Barr) finds himself wrestling with PTSD. Meanwhile, Jess (Corbin Reid) is forced to make a difficult choice. W. Tre Davis, Nigel Thatch and Melissa Roxburgh also star. Casey Fisher wrote the episode, directed by Gregory Prange.
Tuesday, December 5
THE FLASH 4.09 “Don’t Run”: Amunet (guest star Katie Sackhoff) kidnaps Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) and puts meta-dampener handcuffs on her to keep her from turning into Killer Frost. Amunet tells Caitlin she needs her to perform a tricky medical task and if Caitlin fails, Amunet will kill her. Meanwhile, The Thinker (guest star Neil Sandilands) traps The Flash (Grant Gustin) in a speedster-proof prison. With the clock ticking, The Team doesn’t have the time or resources to track both Caitlin and Barry so Iris (Candice Patton) is forced to choose who to save. Stefan Pleszczynski directed the episode written by Sam Chalsen & Judalina Neira.
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW 3.09 “Beebo the God of War”: Rattled by recent events, the Legends dive into work which finds them investigating an Anachronism in a Viking settlement in the New World. The Legends realize that the Norsemen are worshipping an artifact as their god and are surprised by the artifact’s origin. For the first time, Sara (Caity Lotz) is worried that they might need back up when Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough) shows up. Meanwhile, Jax (Franz Drameh) finds a loophole that could potentially change history, but it is a risk he is willing to take. Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Nick Zano, Tala Ashe, Maisie Richadson-Sellers and Dominic Purcell also star. Kevin Mock directed the episode written by Grainne Godfree & James Eagan.
Wednesday, December 6
RIVERDALE 2.08 “Chapter Twenty-One: House of the Devil”: When Jughead (Cole Sprouse) learns that FP (Skeet Ulrich) is getting released from prison, he and Betty (Lili Reinhart) organize a welcome home party with the Serpents to ease him back into his former life. Meanwhile, Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) reach a crossroad in their relationship, but are forced to push their issues aside after Jughead and Betty ask them to take over the Black Hood investigation. Madelaine Petsch, Marisol Nichols, Madchen Amick, Luke Perry, Ashleigh Murray and Mark Consuelos also star. Kevin Sullivan directed the episode written by Yolanda E. Lawrence.
DYNASTY 1.08 “The Best Things in Life”: Everything is shiny and bright at the city’s Annual Tree Lighting, but behind the scenes, the Carringtons struggle with ghosts from their past; Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) tries to move on from her former flame; Steven (James Mackay) and Jeff (Sam Adegoke) band together to right an old wring; and Cristal’s (Nathalie Kelley) past resurfaces, threatening her future with Blake (Grant Show). Alan Dale, Rafael de la Fuente and Robert C. Riley also star. Francisca X. Hu wrote the episode, directed by Pascal Verschooris.
Thursday, December 7
SUPERNATURAL 13.09 “The Bad Place”: Jack (Alexander Calvert), desperate to prove to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) that he is good and that he can control his powers, enlists the help of a dreamcatcher named Kaia (guest star Yadira Guevara-Prip) to help him find Mary Winchester (guest star Samantha Smith) and save her from the alternate universe. However, when plans go awry, the Winchester brothers are the ones who need saving. Phil Sgriccia directed the episode written by Robert Berens.
ARROW 6.09 “Irreconcilable Differences”: Quentin Lance (Paul Blackthorne) is kidnaped by Black Siren (Katie Cassidy) and Cayden James (guest star Michael Emerson), who are looking to trade Lance’s life for a weapon of mass destruction. Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Team Green Arrow must figure out a way to save Lance while still keeping the city safe. Laura Belsey directed the episode written by Beth Schwartz & Sarah Tarkoff.
Friday, December 8
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND 3.07 “Getting Over Jeff.”: Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) continues her road to wellness while Paula (Donna Lynn Champlin) comes to terms with her roots. Scott Michael Foster, Pete Gardner, Vella Lovell, David Hull, Vincent Rodriguez III and Gabrielle Ruiz also star. Erin Erlich wrote the episode, directed by Stuart McDonald.
JANE THE VIRGIN 4.07 “Chapter Seventy-One”: Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is excited for her first book tour and brings Xo (Andrea Navedo) along for fun, but Alba (Ivonne Coll) decides last minute that she is going as well. Things take an unexpected turn at their first stop which makes all three ponder what they should do. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) and Rogelio’s (Jaime Camil) attempts to take care of Mateo while Jane is away hits a bump, but ultimately might have made things better between them. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Grobglas) thinks she has finally gotten a handle on the hotel, until a new problem arises. Micah Schraft directed the episode written by Valentina Garza & Deidre Shaw.