Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
1 13 January 15, 2019 April 23, 2019
2 13[1] 2020 2020

Season 1

# Title Air Date Director Writer
1 Pilot Jan 15, 2019 Julie Plec Carina Adly MacKenzie
Pilot (Roswell, New Mexico)

When Liz Ortecho reluctantly returns to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, she reconnects with Max Evans her teenage crush, who is now a Roswell police officer. But Liz soon discovers a shocking truth: Max is an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life, along with those of his otherworldly sister, Isobel and their friend Michael. Elsewhere, Master Sergeant Jesse Manes spearheads a long-standing government conspiracy — unbeknownst to his son, Alex Manes who has recently returned from service overseas with emotional and physical injuries. The politics of fear and hatred that run rampant in Roswell threaten to expose Max and his family and could endanger his deepening romance with Liz…as well as their lives.

2 So Much for the Afterglow Jan 22, 2019 Tim Andrew Eva McKenna &
Carina Adly MacKenzie

The anniversary of Rosa's death reignites tensions as the town takes aim at Liz and her father for what happened on that fateful day 10 years ago. Max confronts Michael and Isobel who are concerned that his feelings for Liz will expose their secret. Master Sergeant Manes' attempt to convince Kyle of the alien conspiracy in Roswell takes an unexpected turn. Liz and Kyle make a shocking revelation about Rosa's death.

3 Tearin' Up My Heart Jan 29, 2019 Geoff Shotz Rick Montano & Vincent Ingrao

After uncovering some unsettling information about Max, Liz runs a series of tests to see what his powers may be capable of. Michael and Isobel take matters into their own hands after learning that Liz may be getting too close to Max. Liz enlists Maria's help as she goes on a scavenger hunt across Roswell to uncover more about Rosa's final days.

4 Where Have All the Cowboys Gone? Feb 5, 2019 Lance Anderson Christopher Hollier & Sabir Pirzada
Where Have All The Cowboys Gone

Fearing that his identity will be uncovered, Max is conflicted when a town-wide power outage leaves patients at the hospital in need of help. Liz turns to Kyle after learning details about the night Rosa died. Isobel and Michael come up with a plan to deal with Liz, and Master Sargent Manes seeks help from an unlikely source.

5 Don't Speak Feb 12, 2019 Jeffrey Hunt Adam Lash & Cori Uchida

Max and Michael begin to worry about Isobel after a series of mysterious blackouts cause her to spiral. Liz turns to Grant Green for help when she learns that he may have witnessed something strange on the night Rosa died. Kyle and Alex uncover a secret that Kyle's father had been keeping from everyone.

6 Smells Like Teen Spirit Feb 26, 2019 Tim Andrew Eva McKenna &
Carina Adly MacKenzie

In a series of flashbacks to 2008, secrets are uncovered about Rosa's final day, Isobel's mysterious blackouts, and Alex and Michael's relationship in high school.

7 I Saw the Sign Mar 5, 2019 Paul Wesley Miguel Nolla & Christopher Hollier
S1E07 Maria and Liz

After uncovering a devastating secret about Rosa's death, Liz takes matters into her own hands to protect herself and those around her. However, her plans are sidelined after a day with Mimi, Maria, and Alex leads to a new revelation about Rosa. Elsewhere, Max takes aim at Wyatt, while Cameron decides whether she’s going to help Sergeant Manes.

8 Barely Breathing Mar 12, 2019 Rubba Nada Kamran Pasha &
Glenn Farrington
S1E08 promo

With Isobel's life hanging in the balance, Liz and Michael frantically search for a way to help her. Max turns to his mom Ann about the origins of the alien symbol. Finally, Alex turns the tables on Sergeant Manes.

9 Songs About Texas Mar 19, 2019 Shiri Appleby Sabir Pirzada &
Carina Adly MacKenzie

Max and Michael travel to Texas to visit a faith healer, who may be able to shed some light on the alien symbol Max has been researching. Meanwhile, Maria and Liz pay a visit to the same faith healer in hopes of finding a cure for Maria's ailing mother. Elsewhere, Alex and Kyle look into what Sergeant Manes may be hiding.

10 I Don't Want to Miss a Thing Mar 26, 2019 Lance Anderson Rick Montano & Vincent Ingrao

Frustrated by her inability to remember what happened the night Rosa died, Isobel turns to Liz for help regaining her memories. Meanwhile, Max and Cameron investigate a series of strange deaths in the town, while Sheriff Valenti reveals information to Kyle about his father.

11 Champagne Supernova Apr 9, 2019 Edward Ornelas Adam Lash & Cori Uchida

As the town prepares for the UFO Emporium Re-opening Gala, Liz and team find themselves on a collision course with an unlikely enemy.

12 Creep Apr 16, 2019 Dawn Wilkinson Christopher Hollier &
Steve Stringer

When a major revelation comes to light, Max, Michael, and Isobel clash over how to deal with the fallout. Elsewhere, Alex uncovers a secret about Project Shepherd and enlists Kyle and Michael’s help looking into it.

13 Recovering the Satellites Apr 23, 2019 Julie Plec Carina Adly MacKenzie

Max and Michael find themselves at an impasse over how to deal with the 4th alien. Liz has a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor. Kyle spirals after uncovering a dark secret about his father’s death. And Michael is forced to make a difficult decision about his future.

Season 2

# Title Air Date Director Writer
14 1 Stay (I Missed You) 2020 Lance Anderson Carina Adly MacKenzie
15 2 Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 2020 Lance Anderson Eva McKenna
16 3 Good Mother 2020 Jeffrey Hunt Deirdre Mangan & Carina Adly MacKenzie
17 4 What If God Was One of Us 2020 Shiri Appleby[2] Steve Stringer & Christopher Hollier
18 5 I'll Stand By You 2020 Kimberly McCullough Alanna Bennett & Jason Gavin[3]
19 6 Sex and Candy 2020 Geoff Shotz Rick Montano & Vincent Ingrao
20 7 Como La Flor 2020 Barbara Brown Danny Tolli & Carolina Rivera
21 8 Say It Ain't So 2020 Rachel Raimist Eva McKenna & Christopher Hollier
22 9 The Diner 2020 Aisha Tyler Steve Stringer, Alanna Bennett, Carina Adly MacKenzie
23 10 American Woman 2020 Marcus Stokes Rick Montano & Vincent Ingrao and Jason Gavin
24 11 Linger 2020 Franklin Vallette Ariana Quiñónez & Deirdre Mangan
25 12 tba 2020
26 13 tba 2020


  1. Showrunner Carina Adly MacKenzie stated in a Tweet. A fan on Twitter asked: "How many episodes season 2 will have? Can you tell us already?" Carina responded: "13, I think?" July 26, 2019.
  2. Tweet by Appleby: I am! I’m going back to Roswell to direct the 4th ep of their second season and I cannot wait!!. June 4, 2019.
  3. Showrunner Carina Adly MacKenzie stated in a Tweet.A fan asked "What episode is @AlannaBennett writing?" and MacKenzie responded "Her first is episode 5, with Jason Gavin. :)" July 26, 2019.
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