SUPERNATURAL Photos: Crowley’s Complicated Family

Gavin MacLeod (a.k.a. Crowley’s son) has appeared twice on SUPERNATURAL. The first time we met him was back in the season 6 episode “Weekend at Bobby’s”, when he told Bobby and the Winchester brothers the location of Crowley’s bones, thus giving the men an advantage over the self-proclaimed King of Hell. We saw him again in the season 9 episode “King of the Damned”, when Abaddon brought him into the future to use as a pawn against Crowley. After Crowley refused to send his son back into the past to die, Gavin remained in the present.

In an upcoming episode of SUPERNATURAL it looks like Gavin will resurface. The Winchester brothers will investigate a murder at a museum and they learn that a ghost from a merchant ship that sunk in 1723 may be at the heart of the mystery. In fact, this specific ship — “The Star” — was the ship that Gavin was originally supposed to die on. Armed with this information, Sam and Dean ask Rowena to track down Gavin.

Elsewhere in the episode, Kelly Kline is still pregnant with Lucifer’s child. When an angel attempts to kill her, she takes refuge with a demon.

Browse through photos above for the February 23 episode of SUPERNATURAL airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

SUPERNATURAL Recap: Princes, Lances and Liars

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This week’s SUPERNATURAL, a nod to the Tarantino style of films, begins with Mr. Ketch, asking someone to tell him a story. Then it’s 5:20 p.m. and Dean is flirting with a waitress while sitting at a restaurant with Sam, Mary, Cas and a hunter named Wally. The waitress, however, is into Cas and soon Mary directs the conversation into something more pressing — Wally called the others to help him with a demon problem. While Mary assures Wally that everything will be fine we launch right into the next scene, where Cas is bleeding out and being carried by Mary, Wally is soon dead and the brothers are fighting some demons.

The episode, which jumps around (so bear with me), flashes back to earlier, when the brothers first meet up with Wally, Mary and Cas. Then we’re back at the restaurant where they are finally going over the plan. Later, Cas is keeping watch outside the house, while the others are setting traps inside. Cas pops inside for a moment and Mary gets a call from Wally that the demon is returning early. Everyone inside the house is anxiously waiting for the whistling demon to enter and Dean immediately puts a bullet into him. But it has little effect. Sam goes after him next, but the demon pulls Ruby’s blade out of him with little effort. Cas is his next victim and then the demon goes after Mary with weird glowing eyes. The group is soon separated as more demons approach and the brothers join Wally in fighting them, while Cas is crawling away from the original demon.

Then we’re back at Wally’s death, while Cas gets stabbed in the side with a spear. Mary temporarily saves him and brings him to a nearby barn, but he’s in bad shape. And she tells the boys as much when she calls them with her location.

It’s 9:05 p.m. now and the brothers reunite with their mother and tell her of Wally’s death. Mary wants to know if her boys saw the demon’s yellow eyes and Sam wonders what she got them into.

At 10:07 a.m. we see Mary sitting in a car with Wally while spying on a demon and we learn that she recruited Wally as a cover — she wanted to tell her boys they were called to help Wally, not her. And she’s praising the British Men of Letters, telling Wally about all the monsters they’ve killed together since they recruited her.

It’s 8:23 p.m. and the group is first pulling up to the house, prepping for the battle that will come later. And we learn that Mary covertly went into the basement soon after. Behind a painting she finds a safe and inside she finds a magical glowing box. She takes something out of it and then closes up the safe and heads back upstairs.

Then we’re at 9:03 p.m. and Mary is texting her BMOL contact, who is telling her to split because they had bad intel. Cas is groaning in pain, while weird black veins are spreading all over him. He thinks he’s dying, but Dean says he just needs some time to heal.

Enter Crowley: “You idiots, you’re all going to die”.

Sam correctly guesses that the demons were friends of Crowley. “Do you know what you’ve done? Does the name Ramiel mean anything to you?” It doesn’t to the humans in the room, but Castiel knows Ramiel as the “Prince of Hell”. Cas insists the princes are all dead and Crowley explains that was just a story. Apparently the Princes of Hell are the first demons turned after Lilith. In fact, they have Azazel’s yellow eyes.

We’re back to six years ago now and we see the demon we now know as Ramiel meeting Crowley for the first time. He’s introducing himself as King of the Crossroads who has been sent by Hell and he comes bearing gifts: the lance of Michael, the archangel. This is the same lance/spear that later stabs Cas. The second gift is the same thing we later saw in the glowing box (although we still don’t know what it is). And his third gift? The Throne of Hell. Back then Lilith and Azazel were dead and Lucifer was back in his cage, so Crowley offers up the crown. But Ramiel suggests that Crowley take it instead. “You seem ambitious enough, conniving enough, slimy enough. So take it. Go for the glory, kid,” Ramiel says to Crowley. Ramiel’s only request is that Crowley will ensure that no one ever bothers a Prince of Hell again.

In the present, Crowley explains that the lance is what got Cas and he’s sure to rot away. The brothers suggest they trap Ramiel to find a cure for this, but Crowley doesn’t think they have enough time. He splits soon after.

It’s 9:07 p.m. and the Winchesters are prepping for Ramiel’s arrival (he helpfully whistles so they can hear him). Crowley wants to ensure Ramiel doesn’t go into the barn, but Ramiel throws him through the barn door instead.

It’s earlier again, back when Crowley first left the barn. Cas is telling the brothers that they’ve helped changed him and that they’re his family. “I love you. I love all of you,” he says. “Just please, please don’t make my last moments be spent watching you die. Just run. Save yourselves. And I will hold Ramiel off as long as I can.” But the Winchesters refuse to leave, so now we have Ramiel trapped in a ring of holy fire. Sam and Dean are demanding a cure, but Ramiel says one doesn’t exist. He also demands what they stole from him, but Dean says they doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

Then Ramiel has Michael’s lance and he starts fighting the Winchesters. Sam manages to stab and kill him as black goo starts coming out of Cas’ mouth. Crowley picks up the lance and then….Cas is healed. “Magic’s in the craftsmanship,” Crowleys says, remembering what Ramiel said when he first received the lance.

Cas is now healed and they all dismiss what Ramiel said about someone stealing from him. The group heads home.

But there’s one last thing: we’re back with Mr. Ketch, who is actually listening to Mary recount what happened. She’s upset about them sending her after a Prince of Hell and she says she’ll burn everything down if they try to fool her like that again.

“Is that a threat?” he asks. “It’s a promise,” she replies.

He apologizes for them making a mistake and her anger dissipates. “Can I see it?” he asks of what she took. She pulls it out of her pocket and hands over what she took from the safe.

What is it?

The Colt!

And Crowley is now desperately trying to find the gun. Someone inside a cell is taunting him, telling him the brothers don’t care about him. “They kill your kind, it’s in their blood. You know it’s only a matter of time until they come for you.”

“Shut your mouth, you dog,” Crowley says.

“That’s not my name”,” says the red eyed creature (a.k.a. Lucifer).

Watch a preview below for the February 23 episode of SUPERNATURAL airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

The CW Teasers: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES Series Finale, Hellhounds on SUPERNATURAL and More

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What’s coming to The CW the week of March 6? It’s the end of the VAMPIRE DIARIES and before the series finale the network will be airing a retrospective. Meanwhile, hellhounds reappear on SUPERNATURAL, Snapper Carr interviews Supergirl and Savitar appears again on THE FLASH.

Monday, March 6

SUPERGIRL 2.15 “Exodus”: As Alex (Chyler Leigh) searches for Jeremiah (guest star Dean Cain) and Kara (Melissa Benoist) investigates a series of alien kidnappings, the sisters realize they must break the rules to foil a new Cadmus plot. In an effort to get Snapper Carr (guest star Ian Gomez) to run a story that would help her stop Cadmus, Kara agrees to set up an interview between Snapper and Supergirl. Michael Allowitz directed the episode written by Paula Yoo & Eric Carrasco.

Tuesday, March 7

THE FLASH 3.15 “The Wrath of Savitar”: While training with Barry (Grant Gustin), Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) starts to have visions of Savitar, which he hides from the team. A dangerous secret threatens Barry and Iris’ (Candice Patton) happiness. Alexandra La Roche directed the episode written by Andrew Kreisberg & Andrew Wilder.

DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW 2.13 “Land of the Lost”: After capturing Rip (Arthur Darvill), he forces the Waverider to crash, leaving the Legends stuck seventy million years in the past. Ray (Brandon Routh) leads Amaya (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Nate (Nick Zano) to recover a vital piece of the ship. In an effort to get the “good” Rip back, Rory (Dominic Purcell) suggests they enter Rip’s mind, but what Sara (Caity Lotz) and Jax (Franz Drameh) discover in his subconscious is not pleasant and they must fight evil versions of themselves. Meanwhile, Nate and Amaya continue to get closer, but it could cause serious ramifications. Victor Garber also stars. Ralph Hemecker directed the episode written by Keto Shimizu & Ray Utarnaachitt.

Thursday, March 9

SUPERNATURAL 12.15 “Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell”: An attack by an invisible hellhound at a campsite leads Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) to investigate the mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile, two of Crowley’s (Mark A. Sheppard) own personal demons uncover what he has been hiding. Castiel (Misha Collins) gets a lead on Kelly Kline. Directed by Nina Lopez-Corrado, the episode was written by Davy Perez.

RIVERDALE 1.07 “Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place”: When a major piece of evidence is mysteriously destroyed, new rumors begin to swirl as to who was really behind Jason’s murder. Tensions build when Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) father returns to the fray and it’s revealed that he and Fred (Luke Perry) have some unresolved issues between them. Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) takes matters into her own hands after her fight with Hermione (Marisol Nichols). Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) approaches Betty (Lili Reinhart) with an unexpected proposal that leaves Betty torn. KJ Apa and Madchen Amick also star. Allison Anders directed the episode written by Aaron Allen.

Friday, March 10

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES “The Vampire Diaries: Forever Yours”: After eight amazing seasons, The Vampire Diaries is coming to a dramatic and epic end. This one-hour retrospective features interviews with past and present cast members and guest stars, a conversation with the executive producers Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson, behind-the-scenes footage from the final season and special moments from the past eight years.

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES 8.16 “I Was Feeling Epic” (Series Finale): With the fate of Mystic Falls at stake, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) must fight their greatest enemy for one last battle. Julie Plec directed the episode written by Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson.

RIVERDALE Preview: Gangs, Drive-Ins and the Mysteries of Miss Grundy’s Past

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Jughead is trying to save his beloved drive-in movie theatre on this week’s RIVERDALE. The young writer becomes upset when he learns that the drive-in has been sold and is scheduled to be demolished, so he tries to figure out who the new owner is and stop the project from going forward. At the same time, he organizes one last screening there for the town. We’ll eventually learn how important this drive-in is to Jughead and the reason behind his desperation to save it. In addition, expect to learn more about the history between the Jones and Andrews families.

Meanwhile, Betty is suspicious about Miss Grundy and her motives towards Archie. In fact, she’s supicious about Miss Grundy period. And when she sees the music teacher out for a bite with both Fred and Archie (trust me, it’s awkward), she becomes more determined than ever to figure out who Miss Grundy is. When she sets up a fake interview with the teacher to learn more about her, she discovers a strange connection to Jason Blossom. While Betty is playing detective, her mother is on a mission to expose Archie’s golden boy image and she’s not afraid to user her daughter’s diary to do it.

Finally, Hermione has settled in to her new job as a waitress at Pop’s and both she and Veronica are taking their fall from riches in stride, although Cheryl is being a total snob towards the Lodge women when she discovers Hermione’s new profession. Later, she spots Hermione talking with a shady character — specifically, a member of the Southside Serpent gang — and this sets off alarm bells, both for Cheryl and for Veronica when she gets told about it.

Don’t miss an all new episode of RIVERDALE tonight (February 16) at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

THE ROYALS Renewed for Season 4

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E! has given a season 4 renewal to THE ROYALS, the channel’s first scripted series (which will soon be joined by THE ARRANGEMENT.

The upcoming fourth season (premiere date to be announced later) will consist of 10 one-hour episode.

In the upcoming third season finale episode of THE ROYALS, airing this Sunday, February 19 at 10:00 p.m., “Prince Liam finds himself in unexpected places while looking to validate or dismiss the latest palace scandal. Queen Helena is heartbroken over a recent loss, while Jasper makes a final play for Princess Eleanor’s heart, and historic changes assure that nothing will ever be the same behind the palace gates.”

SUPERNATURAL Sneak Peek: A Teachable Moment for Castiel

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Castiel hasn’t been with many women on SUPERNATURAL, but an encounter with a waitress in a diner leads to some light flirtation for the angel.

In this week’s episode Mary reaches out to her sons and Castiel for help on a case and another hunter, Wally, joins them. They head to a restaurant for some food and Dean attempts to flirt with the waitress, but she’s more interested in Cas, who flusters when she calls him handsome. Dean and Wally have a few suggestions on how Cas should approach Mandy, but Mary puts a stop to that soon enough.

Later, however, things are not looking up for Castiel, at least according to the photos from the episode. It looks like the angel is infected with something awful and is preparing to die.

Watch a sneak peek below from the February 16 episode of SUPERNATURAL airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

DOUBT Sneak Peek: Legal Troubles and Romantic Entanglements

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The Brennan family is practically a New York institution. When DOUBT begins, Billy Brennan has been sitting in jail for four months after being arrested for the 1991 death of his girlfriend Amy Meyers. Sadie Ellis, meanwhile, is his brilliant attorney, who believes that he’s been wrongfully accused. After all, he’s an altruistic paediatric surgeon who is asking for updates about his patients just moments before his bail hearing. But years ago Billy was a suspect in Amy’s murder and now the D.A. is claiming that he confessed to an old boarding school classmate when they were teenagers and that this man only came forward now. When we first step into the courtroom the A.D.A. is asking that Billie be held in prison due to his family’s extensive resources, but the judge grants him bail.

Sadie works for Isiah Roth, a liberal and legendary lawyer who lands in prison for calling judges “fascist”. Her co-workers include her BBF, Albert Cobb, along with Cameron Wirth, a transgender Ivy League graduate who fights passionately for her clients since she’s experienced injustice first hand; Tiffany Simon, a second-year associate who is quickly learning the ropes from Wirth; and Nick, a former felon who earned his degree while serving time.

Once Billie is out on bail his interest in Sadie is clear, but she tells him it’s not unusual for clients to fall for their lawyers. She’s fighting her own attraction to him at the beginning, but she starts to give in to it more as time goes by, which puts her in an impossible situation. Did Billie kill his old girlfriend? Is he as innocent as he claims or is he playing everyone?

DOUBT premieres on Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

OUTLANDER Season 3 to Premiere in September

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OUTLANDER fans may have been hoping that season 3 would premiere in Spring 2017 like usual, but they’re in for a longer wait. Today Starz announced that the show will not return until September.

The third season will include 13 episodes based upon Voyager, the third of eight books in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series. In March, production and filming on the current season moves from its home base in Scotland to Cape Town, South Africa, to shoot pivotal sea voyage scenes on the former sets of the STARZ original series BLACK SAILS. OUTLANDER will attend San Diego Comic Con again this summer, offering fans a chance to experience more this series in person.

Carmi Zlotnik, President of Programming for Starz said “While ‘Droughtlander’ will last just a little longer, we feel it is important to allow the production the time and number of episodes needed to tell the story of the ‘Voyager’ book in its entirety. The scale of this book is immense, and we owe the fans the very best show. Returning in September will make that possible.”

DOUBT: Go Behind the Scenes of the Show’s Central Romance With Katherine Heigl

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Sadie Ellis (Katherine Heigl) has a complicated relationship with Billy Brennan (Steven Pasquale). When we first meet Sadie in the series premiere of DOUBT, we realize that this brilliant lawyer is engaging in some very questionable relations: she’s falling for her client.

Sadie is representing the brilliant pediatric surgeon Billie in a murder trial involving the death of his girlfriend many years ago. It’s been 24 years since the death of this young woman, but Sadie is convinced that Billie is innocent and she’s doing everything in her power to prove that. Billie comes from a wealthy family and he’s very altruistic with his time and his money, which convinces Sadie that he couldn’t be responsible for this crime.

But is Sadie right? Is Billie actually innocent or is he playing her along with everyone else? That’s one of the central questions of DOUBT, which follows Sadie and her fellow lawyers as they work for Isaiah Roth, a legal lion and “lefty” legend.

DOUBT premieres on Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

NBC Renews SUPERSTORE for Season 3

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NBC has dished out an early season 3 renewal for comedy series SUPERSTORE.

“We are extremely proud of SUPERSTORE, which is one of the smartest and funniest comedies on television today,” said Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. “Through the show’s expertly drawn characters, our producers and cast do a remarkable job touching on many issues in which audiences can relate. To its credit, not only does SUPERSTORE make us laugh, but it makes us think as well.”

So far this season, SUPERSTORE originals have averaged a 1.8 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.7 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” ratings from Nielsen Media Research