On TV this Sunday: Black Monday is back from hiatus, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels wraps its freshman run and Beyoncé is honored at the BET Awards. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Virtual BET Awards, Black Monday, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Penny Dreadful Finale and More
Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj
Volume 6 finale: Minhaj exposes TurboTax’s efforts to push consumers from its free service to a paid option. (Not yet renewed.)
Alicia Keys, Chloe X Halle, Lil Wayne, DaBaby and more perform in this three-hour virtual event; Beyoncé receives the Humanitarian Award; Insecure‘s Amanda Seales hosts. (View nominees.)
Jackie enlists Ray to help track down Junior, who she now realizes was involved with Sherry Hunter’s murder. (Get new finale date.)
Midseason premiere: At TBD’s Halloween party, Mo and Dawn argue over prospective business, Tiff and Corkie wile out, and Blair tries to secure his biggest trade ever. (Watch trailer.)
When a murder at the movies cuts Will’s date short, Geordie arrives on the scene to investigate.
Sister Alice (Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany) offers the Dodsons support; Mason hears a shocking confession; beat cop Paul Drake (Gotham‘s Chris Chalk) is assigned to a gruesome crime. (Who was Performer of the Week?)
Melanie hunts for Layton, who aims to weaponize her secret as Third Class approaches a reckoning. (Fall behind? Read Episode 6 recap.)
I'll Be Gone in the Dark
Docuseries premiere: The late Michelle McNamara connects cases and clues in an effort to track down the Golden State Killer. (Read preview.)
As Charlie fights for his life, Millie vows to never let the lights go dark in Christmasland ever again. (Season 2 premiere earned a reader grade of “B.”)
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
Season 1 finale: Sad news causes the Crimson Cat to erupt; Rio argues for vengeance; Molly confronts Miss Adelaide; Lewis and Tiago attempt to save Brian from the Nazis. (Not yet renewed.)
Midseason premiere: Troubles arise when Percival returns Excalibur to the Lady of the Lake; Garfield gets buried in the pet cemetery.