What to Watch Tonight

Falling Skies' Final Battle, Video Music Awards and More

Falling Skies Series Finale

On TV this Sunday: Falling Skies faces its last fight, Miley Cyrus hosts the MTV VMAs, Show Me a Hero comes to an end and Save My Life: Boston Trauma takes on a risky surgery. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

  • HBO
    Show Me a Hero

    Miniseries finale: In the final two installments, Wasicsko attempts to plan a political comeback.

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    Picking up where last Thursday’s episode left off, a Head of Household is crowned and a juror re-enters the game.

  • MTV
    MTV Video Music Awards

    Miley Cyrus hosts the annual shindig (twerking included, I assume), with Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé leading the pack in nominations. (Pre-show at 8 pm.)

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    Madison tries to keep Nick from withdrawal, while Travis sets out to locate his son before Los Angeles falls. (P.S. Do you agree with our Performer of the Week choice?)

  • Showtime
    Ray Donovan

    As Ray attempts to force a Finney rival into selling his land, Romero appears at the Fite Club, challenging Ray to repent for his sins.

  • TLC
    Who Do You Think You Are?

    Dancing With the Stars host Tom Bergeron digs up his paternal roots in France.

  • TNT
    Falling Skies

    Series finale: The final standoff brings the Masons, the 2nd Mass and their new allies into the bowels (gross!) of an iconic American location.

  • ABC
    Save My Life: Boston Trauma

    Miniseries finale: A man is rushed to emergency surgery when doctors discover a tear in his aorta that prevents blood flow to his lower body.

  • Showtime
    Masters of Sex

    When Virginia jets off to Las Vegas with Dan Logan, Masters uses her absence to begin his surrogacy program.

  • FX
    The Strain

    Eph must protect Zack against a surprise intruder into Red Hook. Meanwhile, Gus convinces the Guptas to make a difficult choice.