What to Watch Today

Scenes From a Marriage and American Rust Premiere, MTV VMAs, Melrose Place Reunion and More

Scenes from Marriage

On TV this Sunday: American Rust and Scenes From a Marriage both make their debut, MTV parties hard at the VMAs and three Melrose Place actresses vacay on Fantasy Island. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • CBS
    60 Minutes

    Season 54 premiere: NYC firefighters remember their brave comrades who lost their lives on 9/11.

  • Showtime

    Docuseries finale: With the rise of social media and the death of the newspaper, digital gossip “becomes faster, meaner and dirtier.”

  • Fox
    The Masked Singer & Alter Ego Sneak Peek

    Catch a 30-minute first look at the new Masked Singer season, then take a backstage tour of Alter Ego with judge Nick Lachey. (Watch promo.)

  • BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, The CW, LOGO, MTV, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount+, TV Land, VH1
    MTV Video Music Awards

    Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo, Foo Fighters, Machine Gun Kelly, Kacey Musgraves and more perform, Doja Cat hosts. (A pre-show airs at 6:15 pm; view nominees.)

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    The new Head of Household nominates two houseguests for eviction. (Who was booted in last week’s double eviction?)

  • Fox
    Fantasy Island

    Special night and time: When three women (played by Melrose Place‘s Laura Leighton, Josie Bissett and Daphne Zuniga) arrive to celebrate their 50th birthdays, their fantasies expose troubling cracks in their friendship. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • TNT
    Animal Kingdom

    The desperate Cody family discovers that their presumed solution to all of their problems might just be the biggest threat of all. (Read Episode 9 recap.)

  • EPIX

    New time slot premiere: Charles’ search for answers leads to an insane asylum, where his worst fears come true.

  • Starz

    Jack tries to sell the DWL to the South Georgia State Fair, while Bill, Ace and Crystal share their own ideas.

  • HBO
    Scenes From a Marriage

    Limited series premiere: Love, hate, monogamy and red carpet arm-nuzzling marriage are explored as Mira (The Help‘s Jessica Chastain) and Jonathan (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker‘s Oscar Isaac) navigate unexpected news. (Watch trailer.)

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    Daryl and Dog are captured by the Reapers and brought to the Meridian, where they are reconnected with a familiar face. (Read Episode 3 recap and Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s thoughts on a potential Negan spinoff.)

  • Showtime
    American Rust

    American Rust Showtime PremiereSeries premiere: A police chief (The Newsroom‘s Jeff Daniels) investigates a dead body that turns up at an abandoned steel mill in a small Pennsylvania town; Maura Tierney (The Affair) and Bill Camp (The Queen’s Gambit) co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • PBS

    Season 1 finale (two hours): Sheila claims ignorance when Walter’s real niece contacts a solicitor; Angie and Jake’s relationship gets bumpy.

    🕵️‍♀️ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🕵️‍♀️
    On Sept. 12, 1983, the animated sci-fi comedy Inspector Gadget made its series debut.