On TV this Sunday: True Blood goes out with a
bang bite, The Last Ship docks, a Rising Star is revealed, Ariana Grande leads the MTV Video Music Awards and Teen Wolf howls on a special night. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar.
True Blood's Last Bite and 3 More Finales, The VMAs and More
Special night and time! Scott and Kira must protect Satomi’s pack from assassins, and Stiles and Malia learn the origins of The Dead Pool.
Special time! Twelve pairs of bosses and employees team up for a two-hour episode, with unfortunately-named obstacles including The Pink Slip, The Playpound and The Smallsy Factory.
Series finale: Sookie weighs a future with and without Bill. Meanwhile, Eric and Pam struggle with their uncomfortable partnership with Mr. Gus. You ready, True-bies?
The Last Ship
Season finale: Chandler and his crew return home, where a former D.C. power player is fending off a dangerous warlord. (Already renewed!)
MTV Video Music Awards
Live from The Forum in California, performers at this year’s ceremony include Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea and the ubiquitous Ariana Grande.
Season finale: A winner is chosen. (Spoiler alert: It’s not the ratings.)
Series premiere: Set in 1960s England, this three-part series follows the doctors and nurses at a gynecology ward, led by surgeon Otto Powell (Smash’s Jack Davenport).
Season finale: An unexpected rift between the Musketeers threatens to blow them apart. (Already renewed!)
Series star Liev Schreiber makes his television directorial debut with an episode that finds the whole Donovan family together to celebrate Conor’s birthday.
Witches of East End
Tarkoff, an old friend of the family’s (played by Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s James Marsters), pays a visit to Joanna and Freddie.
Kevin tries to suppress his bad habits while tracking down a predatory deer in Mapleton, and Nora has a job interview (which doesn’t include 150 deeply personal questions, ideally).
Tensions between Charlie and Frank escalate when Charlie takes a public jab at Babbit’s past.
Roy’s position at the law firm is threatened when he defends his high school sweetheart against murder charges.
Masters of Sex
Masters becomes impotent — which will do wonders for his manhood complex!— and cuts off his sexual work with Johnson.
Setrakian, Ephraim and Nora formulate a plan to track down the Master using Jim as bait.