This Week's TV: Can Peter Capaldi's Doctor Make Us Fear Daleks Again?

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This week, the new Doctor tackles the Daleks, but will they be toothless or terrifying? Plus, Defiance gets a potentially deadly season finale while Teen Titans Go! reveals the adorable face of evil. Check out all the details below!



Teen Wolf (10 PM, MTV)

If you missed last night's premiere of the latest episode, "Monstrous," it's airing again tonight. What is the origin of the Dead Pool? Why is the Benefactor hunting down people with supernatural powers? This episode reveals all.

Under the Dome (10 PM, CBS)

What happens now that Big Jim is wearing the sheriff's badge?

When Barbie is apprehended by a group of mysterious men, he is relentlessly interrogated about his connection to the Dome. Meanwhile, Big Jim makes a deal that could seal the fate of the residents of Chester's Mill forever.


Face Off (9 PM, Syfy)

This week, the contestants are putting a Lewis Carroll spin on the Wizard of Oz characters, remaining them for Wonderland.

Wizard Wars (10 PM, Syfy)

In fairness, my dog always thinks that doggy snacks are magical.

Doggy snacks become magical in the hands of two competing teams of illusionists.



Extant (9 PM, CBS)

We've got another double dose of Extant this week with Sparks getting very, very weird:

When Sparks falls under the influence of the vision of his deceased daughter, he flees with Molly's baby to a remote location. Now, Yasumoto and Molly must rely on each other to track down the offspring.

As Molly gets closer to finding her "offspring," John learns that Yasumoto might not have his family's best interests at heart, and Sparks commits to do whatever it takes to keep the "offspring" alive and maintain the visions of his dead daughter.



Teen Titans Go! (6 PM, Cartoon Network)

Yeah, when Raven tells you not to open a box, you should probably listen to her.

Raven warns the other Titans not to go near a box containing the Twin Destroyers of Azarath. Starfire can't help it and opens the box, giving hugs and snuggles to the two tiny, adorable Destroyers ... but love only makes the Destroyers stronger.

Steven Universe (6:30 PM, Cartoon Network)

Watch out for those french fries.

When Lars pawns off all his work on Sadie, Steven helps out by working a shift at the Big Donut.


Defiance (8 PM, Syfy)

How will things shake out on Defiance's season finale?

Irisa's plan comes to fruition. The question is... who will survive?

The Quest (8 PM, ABC)

The fantasy-themed reality TV show continues:

A raid coupled with traitorous deeds threatens the safety of Everealm in two exhilarating back-to-back episodes of "The Quest." First, Castle Saenctum is in jeopardy when there is an enemy attack on the outer walls in "Under Siege." As danger looms, will the Paladins be prepared for the assault or must Ansgar be forced to intervene? One team will fail and must face the most grueling Fates challenge yet. The threat continues in "A Traitor in Saenctum," as a spy sent from the dark army infiltrates the castle. A demanding physical challenge tests both the focus and the diligence of the Paladins. While some succeed, others are left empty handed. Patience is tested in the challenge before the Fates ultimately leaving only six Paladins to continue the quest to be named the "One True Hero."



With Legend of Korra's Book 3 closed, it's a light night for TV. But you can always catch the Star Trek: The Next Generation marathon on BBC America.



Doctor Who (9 PM, BBC America)

We're already fallen for Peter Capaldi's Doctor; what happens when we pair him with an unusual Dalek?

A Dalek fleet surrounds a lone rebel ship, and only the Doctor can help them now… with the Doctor facing his greatest enemy, he needs Clara by his side. Confronted with a decision that could change the Daleks forever he is forced to examine his conscience. Will he find the answer to the question, am I a good man?


Outlander (9 PM, Starz)

This week's episode features a gorgeous feast and another attempt at escape:

Claire plots to escape during the Castle's Gathering ceremony, but encounters with Jamie and a drunken Dougal alter her plans.


Intruders (10 PM, BBC America)

Things continue to get weird on the second episode of the new conspiracy show:

Jack searches for Amy in Seattle, but her movements produce more questions than answers. Meanwhile, Madison finds herself in a train station with a ticket to Seattle, an envelope with money, and a mysterious key; and Richard suffers serious consequences due to an act of humanity.



Falling Skies (9 PM, TNT)

Tom's mission to destroy the Espheni Power Core is complicated by Lexi's return. Lexi is forced to take extreme measures to save her father's life - and her own - after a Beamer malfunction. Meanwhile, the 2nd Mass fears an impending Espheni strike by the scorched Overlord.


Manhattan (10 PM, WGN)

Frank seeks medical answers; Charlie and Helen travel to survey an off-site reactor.


Masters of Sex (10 PM, Showtime)

Can Johnson treat a patient without Masters?

Masters privately treats a couple for infertility; Johnson gets in over her head when she tries to treat Barbara Sanderson on her own; Libby witnesses a hate crime that is whitewashed by the police.


The Strain (10 PM, FX)

Those vampire myths do come in handy sometimes:

After discovering the potency of ultraviolet light against the strigoi, Setrakian gains a new and unlikely disciple. A quick trip to a Brooklyn convenience store turns into a deadly all-night siege.




Daleks havent been scary since Dalek. God I miss Nine.