Genre TV Grid – Week of Jan. 14, 2018: Black Lightning premieres, Beyond returns

This week, the new DC superhero series, Black Lightning debuts on CW after The Flash.

Urban fantasy Beyond returns to Freeform Thursday night as Holden throws himself into his new “normal” life, working a regular job and furthering his relationship with Willa.

The full scripted genre TV schedule for the 33rd week of the 2017-18 season, follows.*
Programming Notes:

Note Series
Series Premiere Black Lightning
Season Premiere Beyond
Season Finale The Gifted, Superstition
Back from Hiatus Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale, Supergirl, Supernatural

Program Grid

Show Episode Network Teaser
8/7 Wisdom of the Crowd S01E13 – The Tipping Point CBS Cavanaugh investigates the murder of a top Sophe user who filled his basement with conspiracy theory evidence.
Star Trek: Discovery S01E11 – The Wolf Inside CBSAA The crew continues their guise; Burnham goes on a mission in hopes of helping the U.S.S. Discovery return home; Tilly works to restore Stamets.
9:30 / 8:30 The Last Man on Earth S04E10 – Paint Misbehavin' FOX Tandy and Todd introduce newcomer Karl to the rest of the gang.
8/7 The Gifted S01E12 – eXtraction FOX Dr. Campbell attends an anti-mutant summit, attempting to take the Hound program national, and some of the team at Mutant HQ goes on a dangerous mission to stop his efforts.
Supergirl S03E10 – Legion of Superheroes CW Struggling to heal from her injuries inflicted by Reign, Supergirl remains in a dreamlike state, unable to be reached. Mon-El recruits one of the Legion members, Brainiac-5, to try to bring her back.
9/8 The Gifted S01E13 – X-roads FOX The Mutant HQ comes under attack and, with everything to lose, relationships are put to the test and alliances shift.
8/7 The Flash S04E10 – The Trial of the Flash CW As Barry's trial for the murder of Clifford DeVoe begins, Iris and Joe must decide how far they are willing to go to keep Barry out of prison.
9/8 Black Lightning S01E01 – The Resurrection CW  Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Ann McClain), and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe-haven for young people in a neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero in his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning, but he left the Superhero days behind. Almost a decade later, Pierce's crime-fighting days are long behind him… or so he thought.
10/9 Keven (Probably) Saves the World S01E12 – Caught White-Handed ABC  When Kevin encounters a mysterious do-gooder and attempts to help her raise money for a dog sanctuary, his plan backfires bringing her secret past to light.
8/7 The Librarians S04E09 – And a Town Called Feud TNT When a Civil War reenactment in a town called Feud is plagued by ghosts, the Librarians have to uncover the truth of what really happened there over 100 years ago.
Riverdale S02E10 – Chapter Twenty-Three: The Blackboard Jungle CW  Tensions mount when the sudden shut down of Southside High forces Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and his fellow serpents to transfer to Riverdale High.
X-Files S11E03 – Plus One FOX A spate of deaths, in which the victims were plagued by their own doppelgangers, lead Mulder and Scully to a pair of twins playing a dangerous game.
9/8 The Magicians S03E02 – Heroes and Morons SYFY  Eliot travels to a faraway place in search of a special object; Alice runs from a monster; Quentin, Kady and Josh continue the desperate search for magic; Penny's condition worsens.
10/9 Happy! S01E06 – The Scrapyard of Childish Things SYFY Sax and Happy embark on lonely journey in which Sax stumbles on a new plan to negotiate for his daughter's release; Happy takes solace in the welcoming arms of another Imaginary Friend.
8/9 Beyond S02E01 – Two Zero One Freeform  With his mission in the Realm seemingly behind him, Holden throws himself into his new "normal" life, working a regular job and furthering his relationship with Willa, but he can't shake the feeling that something is coming.
Supernatural S13E10 – Wayward Sisters CW  When Sam and Dean go missing, Jody Mills calls Claire Novak, the rebellious rogue hunter, and tells her it is time to come home – they need to find the Winchesters.
8:30 / 7:30 The Good Place S02E11 – Rhonda, Diana, Jake and Trent  NBC Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, Janet and Jason head to a destination that may have lasting implications.
9/8 Arrow S06E10 – Divided CW  Despite losing half his team, Oliver remains confident that he, Felicity and Diggle can stop Cayden James and Black Siren.
11 Superstition S01E12 – Resurrection SYFY Season finale.
8/7 Black Lightning S01E01 – The Resurrection (repeat) CW Repeat.
Blindspot S03E10 – Balance of Might NBC The team races to thwart a deadly terrorist plot with the help of Reade's journalist girlfriend.
9/8 Marvel's Agents of SHIELD S05E07 – The Last Day ABC  Coulson and the team discover that the most unexpected person from S.H.I.E.L.D.'s past may hold the key to stopping Earth's destruction.
10/9 Falling Water S02E03 – Safehouse FOX Tess, Taka and Burton deal with their Shadowman-inflicted pain in both the dream and real worlds; Woody infiltrates the dreams of the mayor.

Return Dates

Currently Airing Series Date Network
Arrow Thu CW
Beyond Thu Freeform
Black Lightning Tue CW
Blindspot Fri NBC
Falling Water Sat USA
The Flash Tue CW
Ghosted Sun FOX
The Gifted Mon FOX
The Good Place Thu NBC
Happy! Wed SYFY
Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Tue ABC
The Last Man on Earth Sun FOX
The Librarians Wed TNT
Lucifer Mon FOX
The Magicians Wed SYFY
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Fri ABC
Riverdale Wed CW
Star Trek: Discovery Jan 7 CBSAA
Supergirl Jan 15 CW
Supernatural Jan 18 CW
Superstition Thu SYFY
Wisdom of the Crowd Sun CBS
The X-Files Wed FOX
Returning  Series Date Network
The 100 Apr. 24 CW
Ash vs Evil Dead Feb 25 STARZ
DC's Legends of Tomorrow Feb 12 CW
Designated Survivor Feb 28 ABC
Gotham 2018 FOX
iZombie Feb. 26 CW
Marvel's Jessica Jones Mar 8 NETFLIX
Once Upon a Time Mar 2 ABC
The Originals Apr. 20 CW
Shadowhunters Apr 3 Freeform
The Tick Feb 23 Amazon
The Walking Dead Feb 25 AMC
Renewed Series Returns Network
12 Monkeys 2017-18 SYFY
American Gods 2018  STARZ
American Horror Story Sept 2018 FX
Animals 2018 HBO
Archer 2018 FX
Channel Zero 2018 SYFY
Colony 2018 USA
The Expanse 2018 SYFY
Game of Thrones 2018-19 HBO
Good Witch 2018 Hallmark
The Handmaid's Tale 2018 HULU
Humans 2017-18 AMC
Into the Badlands 2018 AMC
Killjoys 2018 SYFY
Legion 2018 FX
Man in the High Castle 2017-18  AMAZON
Mars 2018 NGC
Marvel's Daredevil 2018 NETFLIX
Marvel's Iron Fist 2018 NETFLIX
Marvel's Luke Cage 2018 NETFLIX
Mr. Robot 2018 USA
The OA 2017-2018 Netflix
The Orville 2018-2019 Fox
Outcast 2018 Cinemax
Outlander 2018  STARZ
People of Earth 2018 TBS
Santa Clarita Diet 2018 Netflix
Sense8 2018-2019 Netflix
Taboo 2017-2018 FX
Timeless 2018 NBC
Westworld 2018 HBO
Wynonna Earp 2018 SYFY
Upcoming New Series Date Network
Altered Carbon Feb 2 Netflix
Britannia 2017-2018 Amazon
Castle Rock 2017-2018 HULU
Counterpart Jan 21 STARZ
The Crossing 2018 ABC
Hard Sun Mar 3 Hulu
The Haunting of Hill House 2018 Netflix
Krypton March 21 SYFY
Lost in Space 2018 Netflix
Marvel's Cloak and Dagger 2018 Freeform
The Rain 2017-2018 Netflix
Requiem 2017-2018 Netflix
Reverie 2018 NBC
Siren Mar 29 Freeform
The Terror Mar 26 AMC
Titans 2018 DC
Troy: Fall of a City 2018 Netflix

*TV “season” defined as airing between June 1 and May 31.