Sunday TV: Jamie Foxx Hosts BET Awards

Anita-BakerAnita Baker, currently on her farewell tour, will receive a lifetime achievement award at the BET Awards 2018 (BET, MTV, TV Land, VH1, 8 p.m.). Performers are to include Wale, YG, Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosias, Tye Tribbett, 2 Chainz, Miguel, Yolanda Adams, Daniel Caesar, Big Sean, SiR, Jay Rock, Meek Mill, Janelle Monáe, H.E.R., and Migos. Jamie Foxx hosts the event from the Microsoft Theater in L.A., that is followed by the 2018 BET Awards After Party Live” (BET,  VH1, 11 p.m.).

The final episode ever shot of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” (CNN, 9 p.m.) is set in Bhutan among Buddhist monks.

“Westworld” (HBO, 9 p.m.) ends its second season greatly expanded in scope, with the ability to create strong individual episodes, but just as apt of running way off the rails. The official description of tonight’s 90 minute season finale is “One only lives as long as the last person who remembers.”

On “Masterpiece” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings), a fifth season starts for Detective Constable Morse on the prequel “Endeavor,”  with past and present colliding at the auction of a priceless Faberge Egg. It’s the first of six full-length episodes this season.

Jesse takes his ex-girlfriend and an Irish vampire to a Louisiana plantation where he grew up on the third season start of “Preacher” (AMC, 10 p.m.).

Correspondent Jacob Soboroff travels the U.S.-Mexico border and interviews Kirstjen Kielsen, secretary of homeland security, on a new “Dateline” (NBC, 7 p.m.).

Human smugglers and Jerry Brown are profiled on a new “60 Minutes” (CBS, 7 p.m.).

W. Kamau Bell goes to Canada on “United Shades of America” (CNN, 10 p.m.).

Last week’s season premiere of “The Affair” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) focused on Noah and Helen; the second concentrates on Alison and Cole.

The company’s gala fundraiser is the site for drama on the fourth episode of “Succession” (HBO, 10:30 p.m.), which I understand to be intended to be like “Veep” except not as funny.

More color footage of World War II has been amassed from the collection of soldiers on the newly compiled “The Pacific War in Color” (Smithsonian Channel, 8 p.m.).

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO, 11:30 p.m.) likely reacts to China’s banning his show this week after he kept comparing President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh last week.

A second season starts for the Adult Swim sketch show “Mr. Neighbor’s House 2” (Cartoon Network, midnight)

Harlem looks for evidence of corruption higher up on “Shades of Blue” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

Dylan and Lizzie investigate the murder of a film student on “Instinct” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

Sonny & Cher’s breakup is covered on “Breaking the Band” (Reelz, 10 p.m.).

On “Pose” (FX, 9 p.m.), Candy’s insecurities are heightened.

Desna’s relationship with Ruval deepens when he introduces her to his mother on “Claws” (TNT, 9 p.m.).

Bill is asked to headline when Roy is absent on “I’m Dying Up Here” (Showtime, 10 p.m.).

A Mississippi quadruple murder is the case studied on “Wrong Man” (Starz, 9 p.m.).

“Wicked Tuna” (National Geographic, 8 p.m.) marks its 100th episode.

On the made-for-TV thriller “A Night to Regret” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) a college student inadvertently becomes a webcam girl and a target for a stalker. Marguerite Moreau and Mollee Gray star.

On “Extinct or Alive” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.), Forrest searches for a white wolf in Newfoundland.

Grace makes a magic quilt on “Good Witch” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.).

Dr. Chris saves seals in Australia on “Vets Gone Wild” (Animal Planet, 8 p.m.).

News of the bureau leaks on “Ghosted” (Fox, 9:30 p.m.).

Sometimes I think John Cena’s romantic ups and downs are intended to create drama on “Total Bellas” (E!, 9 p.m.).

Molly’s marriage hits a breaking point on “90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

Health is an issue on “Lost in Transition” (TLC, 10:14 p.m.).

Micki is attacked by a shark on “I Was Prey” (Animal Planet, 10 p.m.).

Steph Curry vs. Chris Paul and Laurie Hernandez vs. Shawn Johnson and their families on “Celebrity Family Feud” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

“To Tell the Truth” (ABC, 10 p.m.) has Ashley Graham, Jenna Elfman, Donald Faison and Alex Trebek.

It’s Snoop Dogg vs. Questlove and Richard Schiff vs. Nicholas Gonzalez on “The $100,000 Pyramid” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies has a Cary Grant double feature with “The Talk of the Town” (8 p.m.) and “Mr. Lucky” (10:15 p.m.). They’re followed by 10 110-year-old Howard Lloyd silent shorts starting with “Take a Chance” (12:15 a.m.) and two by Russian filmmaker Andrey Tarkovsky, “Stalker” (2:15 a.m.) and “The Steamroller and the Violin” (5;15 a.m.).

World Cup games have England vs. Panama (Fox Sports 1, 8 a.m.), Japan vs. Senegal (Fox, 11 a.m.) and Poland vs. Colombia (Fox, 2 p.m.).

Sunday Night Baseball has Philadelphia at Washington (ESPN, 8 p.m.). Earlier games include Seattle at Boston (MLB, 1 p.m.).

In golf, final rounds are played in the Travelers Championship (Golf, 1 p.m.; CBS, 3 p.m.).

In the WNBA, it’s Seattle at Dallas (NBC, 4 p.m.).

Auto racing has the French Grand Prix (ESPN2, 10 a.m.), Kohler Grand Prix (NBC Sports, 1 p.m.), NASCAR’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 (Fox Sports 1, 3 p.m.) and the NHRA Nationals (Fox Sports 1, 6:30 p.m.).

And track and field has its U.S. outdoor championships (NBC, 4 p.m.).

Sunday Talk

CBS: Sen. Bob Corker. NBC: Sens. Angus King and James Lankford. CNN: Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ron Johnson, Rep. Barbara Lee, former commerce secretary Carlos Gutierrez. Fox News: Rep. Michael McCaul, former Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson.

 

 

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