On TV this Sunday: Pose sashays away, Gloria Estefan presents the Kennedy Center Honors, and CNN closes the book on The Story of Late Night. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Pose Series Finale, Story of Late Night Ends and More
Kennedy Center Honors
Two hours: Honorees include Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Dick Van Dyke and violinist Midori; Gloria Estefan hosts.
Celebrity Family Feud
Season 7 premiere: 9-1-1: Lone Star‘s Rob Lowe takes on former Empire star Terrence Howard. (View ABC’s fall schedule.)
DC's Legends of Tomorrow
Astra, now a mortal, finds it difficult to adapt to the real world without any help from Constantine. (View The CW’s fall schedule.)
The docuseries chronicles the boxing careers of Roberto Duran, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns and Sugar Ray Leonard, including their battles both inside and outside of the ring.
Season 2 premiere: Mark “The Beast” Labbett joins current chasers James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.
Fear the Walking Dead
Morgan and his allies search the beached submarine for the tools they need to stop Teddy’s plan. (Get scoop on TWD‘s final season.)
Two episodes: Brooke helps Eladio sort through deep-rooted issues from his childhood; Colin makes an unusual request for his final session.
Stateside premiere: A New York heiress (TVLine Dream Emmy nominee Juno Temple) gallivants her way through the diverse and degenerate world of 1955 Morocco; Hugh Skinner (Fleabag) co-stars.
Let the burn-off begin! First up, Ann learns a secret Dan and Grace have been hiding. In a second episode, Sean Sr. reconsiders his retirement plan.
The Story of Late Night
Docuseries finale: Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah follow in Jay Leno, David Letterman and Jon Stewart’s footsteps; newcomers James Corden, Seth Meyers and Samantha Bee join the ranks.
War of the Worlds
Season 2 premiere: Four months after Emily’s disappearance, the London survivors set up a resistance base; the aliens appear — and look like humans!
Mo makes a big announcement; Dawn puts on a show for her parole officer.
Stateside premiere: The drama chronicles the life of Emperor Augustus Caesar’s third wife, Livia Drusilla (In Treatment‘s Kasia Smutniak); Liam Cunningham (Game of Thrones) co-stars.
Series finale (two episodes/125 minutes!): Blanca works overtime to try to get Pray Tell medication when she learns an HIV clinical trial is denying access to people of color. (View 22 impactful LGBTQ TV Characters.)
To Tell the Truth
Summer premiere: Celebrity panelists include RuPaul, Cedric the Entertainer and Nikki Glaser.
♦ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY ♦
On June 6, 1991, NBC announced that Jay Leno would succeed Johnny Carson as host of The Tonight Show.