CW Columbus Episode Guide
Thursday Aug 21 08:00PM The Vampire Diaries (Rescue Me)
MARKOS ARRIVES IN MYSTIC FALLS — In order to keep Stefan from being harmed by Sloan (guest star Caitlin McHugh) and the Travelers, Caroline and Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) agree to make a trip to Atlanta to find a newly discovered doppleganger. Caroline is surprised when Enzo opens up to her about his past. Damon and Elena spend an awkward afternoon at Jeremy’s parent-teacher conference, where they hear bad news about his behavior at school. Afterwards, Damon reluctantly tells Elena upsetting news about Jeremy's personal life. Bonnie has an unsettling encounter with Luke (guest star Chris Brochu), and learns more about his family history. Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) fills Jeremy in on the rumors about the Travelers’ next move and demonstrates her considerable power. Jeremy makes an unexpected deal with Liv, then makes a decision that is devastating to Elena. Stefan and Caroline share a special moment of friendship. Finally, a terrifying turn of events at the Travelers’ camp leads to the appearance of their mysterious leader, Markos (guest star Raffi Barsoumian). Leslie Libman directed the episode written by Brett Matthews & Neil Reynolds.
Thursday Aug 21 09:00PM The Originals (Moon Over Bourbon Street)
UNNATURAL ALLIANCES — After accusing Klaus of doing nothing while their control over the Quarter crumbles, Elijah makes a move to take matters into his own hands. He receives an intriguing offer of support from Francesca (guest star Peta Sergeant), a beautiful woman from a powerful New Orleans family. In an attempt to bring the warring factions of the city together, the Mikaelsons throw an extravagant party, where Klaus offers Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) a tempting deal, Elijah and Hayely share a dance, and a violent fight comes to a surprising end. Finally, even as Marcel works on a new path to power, he continues to help Cami deal with her Uncle Kieran's tragedy (guest star Todd Stashwick). Michael Robinson directed the episode written by Michelle Paradise & Christopher Hollier.
Friday Aug 22 08:00PM Masters of Illusion (Selbit Sawing)
PREPARE TO BE AMAZED — Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines — all in front of a studio audience. Magicians featured in this episode include Jan Rouven, Jonathon Pendragon, Ed Alonzo, Christopher Hart, David Zirbel, Michael Grandinetti.
Friday Aug 22 08:30PM Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Jack Osbourne)
BRITISH INVASION - WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY JACK OSBOURNE ("THE OSBOURNES") - Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Nyima Funk, put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games that are prompted only by random ideas supplied by the studio audience. The four performers must use the little information they have and their wild imaginations to depict different characters and an array of scenes, as well as perform songs. After each round of improvisation, Aisha will dole out points to our four performers and declare a winner at the end of every episode. Directed by Geraldine Dowd.
Friday Aug 22 09:00PM America's Next Top Model (The Boyz R Back)
THE GIRLS…AND GUYS ARE BACK — Cycle 21 kicks off with girls AND guys back in the competition to take home the title of America’s Next Top Model. 31 potential contestants rock the runway to see who can take the best selfie. The semi-finalists square off in a bowling alley to reveal who makes the first cut. Host Tyra Banks, welcomes Miss J back to the judging panel, along with fashion public relations maven Kelly Cutrone.