What to Watch Today

Virtual BET Awards, Black Monday, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Penny Dreadful Finale and More

Beyonce BET Awards 2020

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.

  • Netflix
    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.)

  • BET, CBS
    BET Awards

    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.)

  • Starz

    Jackie enlists Ray to help track down Junior, who she now realizes was involved with Sherry Hunter’s murder. (Get new finale date.)

  • Showtime
    Black Monday

    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.)

  • PBS

    When a murder at the movies cuts Will’s date short, Geordie arrives on the scene to investigate.

  • HBO
    Perry Mason

    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?)

  • TNT

    Melanie hunts for Layton, who aims to weaponize her secret as Third Class approaches a reckoning. (Fall behind? Read Episode 6 recap.)

  • Paramount Network

    Jamie and Hendon attempt to teach a lesson to two criminals; Beth learns about Roarke’s business plans; the Duttons newly opened camp works as therapy for Tate. (Read premiere recap and post mortem.)

  • HBO
    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.)

  • AMC, BBC America

    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.”)

  • Showtime
    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.)

  • Adult Swim
    Robot Chicken

    Midseason premiere: Troubles arise when Percival returns Excalibur to the Lady of the Lake; Garfield gets buried in the pet cemetery.