Television: CW Network Revises Scheduling for Smallville, Supernatural, Vampire Diaries and Nikita


Fans and viewers of the CW hit series’ Smallville and Supernatural, who were ready to sit down to new episodes on Friday the 28th of January, are in for some disappointment.

The CW Network has released a revised programing schedule which moves The Vampire Diaries and Nikita into the Friday, January 28th schedule for special encore airings of recent episodes. At 8 PM EST The CW will air  an encore of The Vampire Diaries’ episode, Descent.  At 9 PM The CW will air an encore presentation of Nikita episode, Free. New episodes of Smallville and Supernatural are now set to air on Friday, February 4th.

Smallville will lead off in its normal 8 PM time slot with the episode S10.12, Collateral

CHLOE SULLIVAN RETURNS TO SMALLVILLE — Clark (Tom Welling), Oliver (Justin Hartley), Lois (Erica Durance) and Dinah (guest star Alaina Huffman) are released by the VRA after being captured at Hawkman’s funeral but each of them have flashbacks of Chloe (Allison Mack) holding them against their will. When Chloe returns, Dinah warns the others that Chloe may now be a traitor. Oliver dismisses her concerns but Clark is unsure if he can trust Chloe after she disappeared without an explanation. Cassidy Freeman also stars. Morgan Beggs directed the episode written by Jordan Hawley.

Supernatural will follow in its normal 9 PM time slot with episode S6.12, Like A Virgin.

DEATH RETURNS FOR A MEETING WITH DEAN — Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Bobby (Jim Beaver) anxiously wait for Sam (Jared Padalecki) to wake up to see if Death (guest star Julian Richings) was able to restore his soul without causing Sam to lose his mind. Meanwhile, Dean and Bobby investigate a disappearance of virgins and discover dragons are behind the kidnappings. Bobby sends Dean to a doctor who owns the only weapon in the world that can slay a dragon, but Dean must prove himself worthy enough to take it. Phil Sgriccia directed the episode written by Adam Glass.