What to Watch Today

Video Music Awards, Paul McCartney's XL Carpool and More


On TV this Monday: Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande perform at the MTV Video Music Awards, CBS airs an extended cut of Paul McCartney’s Carpool Karaoke session and Salvation uncovers another secret. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • NBC
    American Ninja Warrior

    The Minneapolis City Finals featuring a new obstacle called The Hinge. (Get NBC fall premiere dates.)

  • ABC
    Bachelor In Paradise

    One of the ladies confronts the man who cheated on her; a bachelorette realizes that she still has feelings for a former suitor.

  • Fox
    So You Think You Can Dance

    The Top 8 perform in hopes of securing their spot for another week; a dancer is eliminated. (Get Fox fall premiere dates.)

  • CBS
    Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney - Live From Liverpool

    60 minutes: This special features never-before-seen footage from Corden’s Karaoke session with Paul McCartney. (Watch Ariana Grande’s Carpool!)

  • MTV
    2018 MTV Video Music Awards

    135 minutes: Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Travis Scott, Post Malone and Logic feat. Ryan Tedder perform; J.Lo receives the Video Vanguard Award. (Pre-show begins at 8 pm.)

  • AMC
    Better Call Saul

    Jimmy proceeds with a risky endeavor; Nacho deals with shifting alliances. (Who received TVLine accolades?)

  • CBS
    Salvation

    Darius, Grace and Harris uncover “the darkest secret yet” (why Zoo was cancelled?); Liam reconnects with Jillian. (Get CBS fall premiere dates.)

  • CBS
    Elementary

    Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a trailblazing zoologist; Holmes’ medical records are stolen. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • AMC
    Lodge 49

    64 minutes: Liz and Dud host a memorial for their father; Ernie and Connie get some alone time. (Which fellow AMC drama was recently renewed?)

  • ABC
    The Proposal

    Just nine weeks into its freshman run, a former suitor returns (yes, already!) for a second shot at love. 😳 (Get ABC fall premiere dates.)