CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 18, 2011 (ALL TIMES ET)
– Original episodes of 90210 and GOSSIP GIRL return Monday, April 18.–
– Original episodes of ONE TREE HILL and HELLCATS return Tuesday, April 19.-
– Beginning April 20, AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL originals move to 9:00pm. Encore episodes of TOP MODEL will air from 8:00-9:00pm.
– The April 22 episode of SMALLVILLE was directed by series star Tom Welling and written by legendary comic book writer Geoff Johns.
MONDAY, April 18
“90210” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
“The Enchanted Donkey” (TV-14, LS) (HDTV)
WHAT HAPPENS IN CABO STAYS IN CABO — When the group decide to take a vacation to Mexico for a much needed break, chaos ensues. Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) brings her crush Max (guest star Josh Zuckerman, “Desperate Housewives”) along, under the guise that she needs extra tutoring. Teddy (Trevor Donovan) encounters a former crush with surprising results, while Annie (Shenae Grimes) drags Liam (Matt Lanter) around the city, determined to embrace the culture. Meanwhile, Silver (Jessica Stroup) and Adrianna’s (Jessica Lowndes) bitter feud over Navid (Michael Steger) comes to a shocking confrontation. Lori Loughlin, Tristan Wilds, Gillian Zinser and Ryan Eggold also star. David Paymer directed the episode written by Rebecca Sinclair & Paul Sciarrotta (#318).
“GOSSIP GIRL” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
“The Kids Stay in the Picture” (TV-14) (HDTV)
GOSSIP GIRL RETURNS WITH FIVE FABULOUS FINAL EPISODES FOR SEASON FOUR — As Lily (Kelly Rutherford) awaits the consequences of her decision, William van der Woodsen (guest star Billy Baldwin), CeCe (guest star Caroline Lagerfelt) and Lily’s sister, Carol (guest star Sheila Kelley), come into town to support her and be part of a Taschen photo shoot on “modern royalty” in which the Rhodes family is participating. Unbeknownst to Carol, who has always chosen to keep her daughter Charlie (guest star Kaylee DeFer) far away from the Upper East Side, Charlie has followed her to New York to meet Serena (Blake Lively) and the rest of the family. Blair (Leighton Meester) has an epiphany about her future, and grapples with the knowledge of whom she’s destined to be with. Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick, Jessica Szohr and Matthew Settle also star. J. Miller Tobin directed the episode written by Jessica Queller (#418).
TUESDAY, April 19
“ONE TREE HILL” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
“Quiet Little Voices” (TV-PG, L) (HDTV)
AUSTIN NICHOLS DIRECTS THE EPISODE / HALEY AND NATHAN’S BABY ARRIVES — The big day has finally arrived and the gang gathers at the hospital to await the birth of Haley (Bethany Joy Galeotti) and Nathan’s (James Lafferty) baby. While they wait, they reminisce about the memories they have shared over the years. Sophia Bush, Robert Buckley, Shantel VanSanten, Jackson Brundage, Austin Nichols, Stephen Colletti and Jana Kramer also star. The episode was written by Mark Schwahn and directed by Austin Nichols (#818).
“HELLCATS” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
“Woke Up Dead” (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
THE HELLCATS TAKE ON ZOMBIES IN DAN’S STUDENT FILM / ALY MICHALKA’S SISTER AJ MICHALKA (“SECRETARIAT”) GUEST STARS — Marti (Aly Michalka) visits the store where her deceased father’s guitar picks came from and meets Deidre (guest star AJ Michalka), who helps Marti uncover another piece of information about her father. Dan (Matt Barr) shoots a zombie horror film for his Lancer film school application and enlists the Hellcats as actors in the project. As the submission date draws closer, Dan starts having cold feet about his film’s worthiness, so Savannah (Ashley Tisdale) decides to help the matter along. Alice (Heather Hemmens) teams up with a school reporter to expose a student cheating scandal. Gail O’Grady, Sharon Leal and Robbie Jones also star. Andy Fickman directed the episode written by Jennifer Schuur (#118).
WEDNESDAY, April 20
“AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
“Lana Marks” (Content Rating TBD)
HANDBAG AND ACCESSORIES DESIGNER LANA MARKS IS A GUEST JUDGE AND THE MODELS ENDURE A PHOTO SHOOT WITH TRASH — Tyra educates the models about the importance of a portfolio, which will prove valuable when they learn the challenge is to complete a round of go-see’s in Los Angeles. Later, the girls are dismayed to learn their shoot will take place at a landfill, where they will wear eco-friendly couture creations by designer Michael Cinco and be photographed by judge/photographer Nigel Barker. Handbag and accessories designer Lana Marks joins the judges’ panel to decide which girl will be eliminated (#1608).
“AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
“Highlights and Catfights” (Content Rating TBD)
CATCH UP ON THE FASHION AND DRAMA OF CYCLE 16 — Rewind and review the fashions, the friendships and the dramatic disagreements that make up the 16th cycle of “Top Model” (#1613).
THURSDAY, April 21
“THE VAMPIRE DIARIES” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
“Klaus” (CONTENT RATING TBD) (HDTV)
KLAUS (GUEST STAR JOSEPH MORGAN, “BEN HUR”) IS REVEALED — Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) are furious when they discover that Elena (Nina Dobrev) has defied them both to make a new ally and take control of the plan to out-maneuver Klaus (Morgan). Disagreement over how to protect Elena leads to growing tension between the Salvatore brothers. Meanwhile, Stefan has his hands full trying to keep a confused and frightened Jenna (Sara Canning) safe. Flashbacks to 1491 reveal Katherine’s (Nina Dobrev) introduction to Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Klaus, along with the origin of the moonstone curse. Elena learns shocking new information about Klaus’ motives. Matt Davis also stars. Joshua Butler directed the episode written by Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec (#219).
“NIKITA” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
“Girl’s Best Friend” (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
NIKITA DECIDES ITS TIME FOR ALEX TO LEAVE DIVISION — Nikita (Maggie Q) believes it’s getting too dangerous for Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) at Division and decides its time Alex disappeared. Alex agrees but before the plan can be put in motion, she and Jaden (Tiffany Hines) are assigned to an overseas mission to stop the son of a foreign president (guest star Edi Gathegi) from selling a newly developed nerve toxin. Things go awry and Alex must decide between saving the mission or saving herself. Rob Lieberman directed the episode written by Carlos Coto (#119).
FRIDAY, April 22
“SMALLVILLE” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
“Booster” (TV-PG) (HDTV)
dC cOMICS CHARACTER BOOSTER GOLD ARRIVES FROM the FUTURE; The BLUE BEETLE IS BORN! — After everything that happened with the VRA, Lois (Erica Durance) tells Clark (Tom Welling) it’s best to make “Clark Kent” forgettable and awkward so people don’t suspect he’s The Blur. However, the two are stunned when a fame-hungry superhero from the future, Booster Gold (guest star Eric Martsolf, “Days of Our Lives”), sweeps into town and begins making saves and posing for press ops, completely winning over the city of Metropolis. Booster begins his campaign to take The Blur’s place as the “World’s Greatest Superhero” and tries to charm Lois into writing a story about him, but she’s not having his antics and begins her own campaign for The Blur. During one of Booster’s saves, an alien weapon in the form of a scarab falls from a truck and fuses itself to a boy named Jaime Reyes (guest star Jaden Brandt Bartlett), turning him into the Blue Beetle. Unfortunately, Jaime is unable to control the suit and Blue Beetle starts attacking Metropolis. Tom Welling directed the episode written by Geoff Johns (#3X6019).
“SUPERNATURAL” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
“Frontierland” (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
SAM AND DEAN RETURN TO the WILD, WILD WEST — While searching for a way to defeat Eve, Dean stumbles upon Samuel Colt’s (guest star Sam Hennings) journal in the Campbell library. Realizing Samuel might have the answer to their problems, Sam and Dean ask Castiel (Misha Collins) to send them back in time so they can meet the man himself. While Sam is a bit reluctant to time travel, Dean is beside himself with excitement to return to the Wild, Wild West. Guy Bee directed the episode written by Andrew Dabb & Daniel Loflin with story by Andrew Dabb, Daniel Loflin & Jackson Stewart (#617).