Sunday TV: ‘Succession’s Welcome Return

successionThe first season of “Succession” (HBO, 9 p.m.) started slowly and built into a sharp and wicked commentary on corporate families, using the same nasty humor as “Veep.” Season two’s start tonight begins slowly as well, but by next week will be zipping into the family’s holdings in  news and amusement parks. Get on board.

Lucy Hale and David Dobrik host this year’s Teen Choice 2019 (Fox, 8 p.m.) live from Hermosa Beach, Calif. Performers include OneRepublic, Bazzi, Mabel, CNCO, HRVY and Monsta X.

The third season of “Claws” (TNT, 9 p.m.) ends with the nail shop’s final effort to take over a casino.

“The Loudest Voice” (Showtime, 10 p.m.) ends its run with the 2016 Republican convention and a whole lot of scandal inside Fox News.

A source from out of the blue rises on “City on a Hill” (Showtime, 9 p.m.).

“Great Performances at the Met” (PBS, noon, check local listings) presents Wagner’s Die Walkure.

Prime time is a good time for the U.S. Gymnastics Championships (NBC, 8 p.m.), especially as Simone Biles is setting new records.

“Grantchester” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) ends its season with a final mystery.

A 12 year old musical prodigy is featured on “60 Minutes” (CBS, 7 p.m.).

There’s two consecutive episodes of “Instinct” (CBS, 9 and 10 p.m.).

“Serengeti” (Discovery, 8 p.m.) deals with the drought.

New head of household Tommy picks two for eviction on “Big Brother” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

The final four on “Sunday Best” (BET, 8 p.m.) sing at a local church.

“The Weekly” (FX, 10 p.m.) examines YouTube’s influence in the Brazilian election.

There are two new episodes of “Pennyworth” (Epix, 9 and 10 p.m.) tonight.

They begin the new series “Strange World” (Travel, 10 p.m.) by going to a military research facility on Long Island.

Post Malone joins the crew on “Ghost Adventures” (Travel, 8 p.m.).

“Talking Dead” was conducted after new episodes, a preview special of “The Walking Dead” (AMC, 8 p.m.) previews season 10. It’s followed by a new episode of “Fear the Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.).

Good to have “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO, 11:05 p.m.) back.

The community on “Good Witch” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.) is excited about an impending comet.

A new series is called “The Food that Built America” (History, 9 p.m.), but by concentrating on Kellogg’s, McDonald’s and Hershey they could call it the processed food that built America.

Giselle confronts Monique at Robyn’s open house on “The Real Housewives of Potomac” (Bravo, 8 p.m.).

“Robin Williams: When the Laughter Stops” (Reelz, 9 p.m.) looks at the life of the late comic.

Myfanwy has to run for her life on “The Rook” (Starz, 8 p.m.).

The disappearance of Bison Dele is the subject of “Murder in the Thirst” (BET, 9 p.m.).

“Sweetbitter” (Starz, 9 p.m.) sees the return of Simone’s ex-husband.

Ava gets pink eye on “Unexpected” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

Tulip meets an obstacle while trying to rescue Cassidy on “Preacher” (AMC, 10 p.m.).

Bridget Moynahan, Jay Glazer, Chris Sullivan and Jennie Garth play “The $100,000 Pyramid” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

Weird Al Yankovic, Rob Riggle, Jesse Williams and Sherri Shepherd play “To Tell the Truth” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

Humphrey Bogart bogarts the Turner Classic Movies schedule with “The Petrified Forest” (6 a.m.), “All Through the Night” (7:30 a.m.), “Action in the North Atlantic” (9:30 a.m.), “Passage to Marseille” (noon), “The Big Sleep” (2 p.m.), “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” (4 p.m.), “It’s a Lonely Place” (6:15 p.m.), “The African Queen” (8 p.m.), “The Caine Mutiny” (10 p.m.), “Dark Passage” (12:15 a.m.), “They Drive by Night” (2:15 a.m.) and “High Sierra” (4 a.m.). What, no “Casablanca”?

Baseball includes Angels at Boston (TBS, 1 p.m.), Arizona at Dodgers (MLB, 4 p.m.) and Philadelphia at San Francisco (ESPN, 7 p.m.).

WNBA includes Seattle at New York (NBA, 3 p.m.) and Connecticut at Las Vegas (ESPN2, 6 p.m.).

Golf has final round play in the Northern Trust (Golf, noon; CBS, 2 p.m.) and the U.S. Women’s Amateur (Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.).

Tennis has the men’s final in the Rogers Cup (ESPN2, 4 p.m.).

Arena football has its Arena Bowl with Philadelphia at Albany (ESPN2, 8 p.m.).

NASCAR runs its Consumers Energy 400 (NBC Sports, 3 p.m.).

It’s Day 4 in the U.S. gymnastics championships and Day 20 in the Pan American Games (ESPNU, 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.).

Sunday Talk

ABC: Sen. Cory Booker. CBS: Sens. Bernie Sanders and Michael Bennet, Rep. Steve Scales, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. NBC: Sen. Kamala Harris, acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan. CNN: Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Booker, acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan. Fox News: Rep. Tim Ryan, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.

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