What to Watch Tonight

BET Awards, Power Returns, Prime Suspect Prequel, Veep and Silicon Valley Finales and More


On TV this Sunday: Leslie Jones hosts the BET Awards, the Prime Suspect prequel makes its Stateside debut, T.J. Miller exits Silicon Valley and Preacher returns for Season 2. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • BET
    BET Awards

    Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton perform; New Edition receives the Lifetime Achievement Award; Chance the Rapper is recognized with a Humanitarian Award; Saturday Night Live‘s Leslie Jones hosts. (View nominees.)

  • Starz
    Power

    Season 4 premiere: Ghost deals with numerous threats following his arrested for the Agent Knox murder; Tommy adjusts to his new role. (Read preview.)

  • TNT
    Claws

    Desna is forced to cover her tracks as Virginia’s lying continues; something goes awry at the clinic, putting Bryce and Desna in danger.

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    An imminent threat causes havoc; Madison and Troy look for answers; Alicia deals with her past. (Fall behind? Read Episode 4 recap.)

  • Showtime
    Twin Peaks

    This week’s cryptic, network-provided teaser reads as follows: “Gotta light?” (Read Part 7 recap; did a pre-season hint pay off?)

  • AMC
    Preacher

    Season 2 premiere (Night 1 of 2): Jesse, Tulip and Cassidy realize that they’re being followed by a killer cowboy. (A second episode airs at its regular time, Monday at 9/8c.)

  • PBS
    Prime Suspect: Tennison

    Series premiere (90 minutes): In this prequel to the Helen Mirren drama, a young Jane Tennison (Emerald City‘s Stefanie Martini) takes the lead on her first murder case.

  • ABC
    $100,000 Pyramid

    Celeb players include Italia Ricci (Designated Survivor) and hubby Robbie Amell (The Flash), DWTS‘ Erin Andrews and Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.

  • HBO
    Silicon Valley

    Season 4 finale: Richard finds himself entangled a web of lies. Plus: It’s the end of an era, as T.J. Miller bids the series adieu. (Get renewal status.)

  • HBO
    Veep

    Season 6 finale: Selina and her team prepare for the opening of her presidential library; Jonah turns to Dan, Ben and Kent for help. (Get renewal status; who received TVLine accolades?)