Klaus and Elijah (Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies) brace themselves for the worst when they receive a cryptic dinner invitation from their mother, Esther, who still inhabits the body of Cassie (guest star Natalie Dreyfuss). A new witch named Lenore (guest star Sonja Sohn, "The Wire") helps them stay ahead of Esther at first, but things soon take a startling turn. Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) entertains a tempting proposition about her new Hybrid status in the new episode "Every Mother's Son."
In a new episode called "Viper," Gordon and Bullock (Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue) search for the source of a new street drug that causes intense euphoria, then -- oh, bummer! -- death. Elsewhere, Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) insinuates himself more deeply into Maroni's (guest star David Zayas) inner circle, while Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) continues to plot against her nemesis Falcone (John Doman). Kett Turton, Margaret Colin and Jeremy Davidson guest star.
If "The Voice" were a hair salon (no, wait, stay with us), the Battles would be the "lather, rinse, repeat" portion of the competition. In the new "The Battles, Part 3," once again the coaches and their music-pro advisors -- Blake Shelton and Little Big Town, Adam Levine and Stevie Nicks, Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys, Gwen Stefani and spousal unit Gavin Rossdale -- collaborate to decide which, if any, contenders cut from other teams should join their own. Carson Daly hosts.
In the new episode "Jacksonville, Hour Two," host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stuart Whitehurst travel to the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum to get the background on a 17th-century pirate book. Other highlights of the hour include a Babyland Rag topsy-turvy doll, circa 1905; a diamond Art Deco bracelet watch; and Robert E. Lee's map of pivotal battle areas around Richmond, Va.
As Season 2 opens, Carol (Margo Martindale) announces she wants her own place, sending Nathan and Debbie (Will Arnett, Jayma Mays) on a frenzied race to find their mom some new digs -- as far as possible from each of them. During the house-hunting, Carol meets and quickly bonds with flamboyant Kip Finkle (new series regular Sean Hayes). In fact, Kip and Carol are instant BFFs. Kip and Nathan? Not so much, in the new "Movin' Out (Carol's Song)."
Top Gear: Ambitious But Rubbish
Host Richard Hammond reaches back into the "Top Gear" archives to present more memorable highlights of hilariously misguided stunts and challenges from past episodes, including an attempt to cross the English Channel in homemade amphibious cars and building off-road mobility scooters.
Reaching out to a former colleague (guest star Joshua Leonard, "The Blair Witch Project") may be the team's only hope of stopping a nuclear reactor from melting down completely in the new episode "Plutonium Is Forever." Mixed emotions have to be overcome by the geniuses if they have any hope of saving Los Angeles. Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick, Katharine McPhee and Eddie Kaye Thomas star.
Jane the Virgin
In the new episode "Chapter Two," Jane's (Gina Rodriguez) world is anything but normal as her mom (Andrea Navedo) keeps pressuring her to sue the doctor who accidentally impregnated her, plus Jane keeps running into Raphael (Justin Baldoni), her baby's biological father. To make matters even worse, Michael (Brett Dier) is so jealous about Jane's shared past with Raphael that he forms an ill-advised alliance with Petra (Yael Grobglas). Jaime Camil and Ivonne Coll also star.
The owner of Cookin' With Lenny Smokehouse in Los Angeles has smoke coming out of his ears over suspicions that someone on his staff is using supplies from the Smokehouse to operate a competing catering company. After Lenny asks him for help, Charles sends in Mystery Diners Kiel and Amanda to go undercover and smoke out the facts in a new episode called "Poaching Profits."
The return of an old girlfriend is often unwelcome, but in Ichabod's (Tom Mison) case, it could be downright lethal. A woman from his past arrives in Sleepy Hollow, undead and aiming to harm anyone who is unlucky enough to cross paths with her. Elsewhere, Katrina (Katia Winter) and Ichabod learn disturbing things about each other's history, while Abbie (Nicole Beharie) has some surprising flirtatious encounters in the new episode "The Weeping Lady."
Filmmaker Cynthia Hill examines the case of Deanna Walters, a survivor of spousal abuse, who embarks on a crusade for justice in this 2014 documentary. On Halloween 2008, Walters' estranged husband, Robbie, forced her and their 2-year-old daughter, Martina, into his 18-wheeler, then kidnapped them on a cross-country trip during which he battered Deanna severely. Despite her injuries, the state troopers who finally stopped them did not arrest Robbie.
Three friends travel to a nearly deserted town in Florida to research an urban legend about feral children, for a graphic novel they are planning. As they interview the few remaining residents, the trio keeps ignoring warnings to flee the area before it's too late. As a result, they find themselves trapped in an abandoned high school and facing a series of mounting horrors in this low-budget 2014 thriller. Bobby Campo, Mariah Bonner and Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis star.