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Emmy Awards, Circus Reopens, Game Show Finales and More

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On TV this Sunday: The Emmy Awards fly without a host, The Circus delves into the 2020 presidential race and Jennifer Jason Leigh joins in The Affair. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Fox
    Primetime Emmy Awards

    Three hours: Taking a cue from the Oscars, this year’s ceremony honoring the best of television will go host-less for the first time since 2003. (View nominationsget Ausiello’s predictionsrelive greatest moments.)

  • Showtime
    The Circus

    Fall premiere: The Democratic candidates crisscross the country to get their messages to the public; President Trump deals with an unprecedented number of primary challengers.

  • Starz

    Tasha recruits new soldiers for her empire; Proctor warns Tommy about a snitch; Tariq plays Vincent. (Fall behind? Read Episode 4 recap.)

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    65 minutes: Al responds to Virginia’s statement; June leads the search for a new home. (Will TWD‘s Daryl and Carol finally happen?)

  • ABC
    The $100,000 Pyramid

    Season 4 finale: Contestants include Bobby Moynihan (SNL), Hasan Minhaj (Patriot Act), Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) and journalist Katie Couric.

  • Showtime
    The Affair

    Sierra struggles to balance motherhood and acting; Jennifer Jason Leigh (Patrick Melrose) guest-stars. (Which former cast member is set to return?)

  • HBO

    Kendall and Roman head to the UK to negotiate with their mother; Rhea’s presence continues to raise suspicions.

  • ABC
    To Tell the Truth

    Season 4 finale: Panelists include Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together), Chris D’Elia (Undateable), Craig Robinson (The Office) and Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time).

  • AMC

    65 minutes: In the series’ penultimate episode, the Messiah finally arrives, as God tries to divide the heroes amid their efforts to prevent the world from ending.

  • Food Network
    Good Eats

    Season 15 finale: Alton Brown explores what yeast has to offer… with an apocalyptic twist.


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