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TV This Week: October 6 - 12: 'Arrow' on KTLA

October 04, 2013|By Matt Cooper
  • Summer Glau joins the cast of "Arrow" on KTLA.
Summer Glau joins the cast of "Arrow" on KTLA. (Cate Cameron / The CW )

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This week's TV Movies  


A high school bully learns the value of playing nice in the tune-filled TV movie "Contest." 6 p.m. Cartoon Network

A humble shop girl (Joanna Vanderham) assists customers in need of retail therapy during the Victorian era in the seven-part drama "The Paradise" airing on "Masterpiece Classic." 9 p.m. KOCE

They'll put a spell on you: Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, Jenna Dewan Tatum and Rachel Boston are the "Witches of East End" in this new supernatural drama. 10 p.m. Lifetime


Rachel Bilson's back with "Hart of Dixie," likewise Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan with the fantasy drama "Beauty and the Beast." 8 and 9 p.m. KTLA

Issues surrounding gender identity, homophobia, tolerance and school violence converge in Marta Cunningham's thought-provoking 2013 case study "Valentine Road." 9 p.m. HBO

A chess team made up disadvantaged youngsters is profiled on "POV," and high school dropouts get help from high achievers like Oliver Stone, Suze Orman and 50 Cent in the new series "Dream School." 10 p.m. KOCE; 10 p.m. Sundance


For one brief shining moment, there was a bulwark against NBA hegemony, and it was called the American Basketball Association, an era revisited on a new "30 for 30." 5 p.m. ESPN; 7 p.m. ESPN2

The "Velvet Teddy Bear" himself, "American Idol's" Ruben Studdard, looks to shed some excess pounds on the return of "The Biggest Loser." 8 p.m. NBC

Is it February already? William Baldwin and Natalie Brown star in the made-for-cable romantic fable "Be My Valentine." 8 p.m. Hallmark

The Winchester brothers (Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) get back to battling those things that go bump in the night on the return of "Supernatural." 9 p.m. KTLA

"Frontline" details the damage done by what Keith Jackson used to call "a whole lotta head crackin'?" in "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis." 9 p.m. KOCE


Oliver (Stephen Amell) has a new nemesis in "Firefly's" Summer Glau on the return of "Arrow." And Robbie Amell — yes, they're related — is one of "The Tomorrow People" in this new drama. 8 and 9 p.m. KTLA

Was 2012's Hurricane Sandy a harbinger of extreme weather events to come? And if so, are we prepared? "Nova" attempts to answer those questions in "Megastorm Aftermath." 9 p.m. KOCE

More witches! Jessica Lange and Sarah Paulson star in "American Horror Story: Coven," the New Orleans-set third edition of Ryan Murphy's creepy anthology series. 10 p.m. FX


Don't despair. That's the message for teens struggling with mental-health issues in the "Life Continued: Defeating Depression." 7 p.m. MTV

Go ask Alice: "Once Upon a Time" gets its own Lewis Carroll-inspired spin-off, "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland." Sophie Lowe stars. 8 p.m. ABC

"Grey's Anatomy" hits the 200-episode mark. How many heart-tugging, episode-ending musical montages does that make? About 200. 9 p.m. ABC

The late Cory Monteith and the character he portrayed, Finn Hudson, get song-filled send-offs on a special episode of "Glee." 9 p.m. Fox

A prop from "The Godfather" — possibly a gun, probably not a cannoli — is among the items brought into the shop on the return of "Pawn Stars." 9 and 9:30 p.m. History


That you, Hurley? "Lost's" Jorge Garcia takes on a recurring role, reuniting with former costar Daniel Dae Kim, on a new "Hawaii Five-0." 9 p.m. CBS

It's once more into the breach as "Henry V" concludes a four-part series of Shakespeare adaptations on "Great Performances." 9 p.m. KOCE

Have pickaxe, will travel: The westward rush brought on by "Gold Fever" in the mid-19th century is recalled in this documentary miniseries. 9 p.m. Discovery

Hello, Philly! Jay Z, Kanye West, Pearl Jam and others take the stage in the City of Brotherly Love in the Ron Howard-directed concert-doc "Made in America." 9 and 10:35 p.m. Showtime

Which witches are which? Would-be wizard James Franco must separate the good from the bad in 2013's "Oz the Great and Powerful." Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis and Michelle Williams also star. 9 p.m. Starz


Schlep back to Middle Earth with 2012's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." Note to Peter Jackson: If J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" needs to be three movies, "LOTR" should have taken you at least thirty-six. 8 p.m. HBO

Neither snow, nor rain, etc., stays a team of postal workers from getting errant letters to their intended recipients in the new TV movie/series pilot "Signed, Sealed, Delivered." Eric Mabius stars. 9 p.m. Hallmark

Growing up is hard to do in director Stephen Chbosky's 2012 adaptation of his young-adult novel "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." "Harry Potter's" Emma Watson stars. 9 p.m. Showtime

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