Sunday TV: No Hosts for the Emmys

EmmysNobody’s hosting “The 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards” (Fox, 8 p.m.) which may provide more time for winners’ speeches. “Game of Thrones” leads all nominees with 32; “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has 20 and “Chernobyl” has 19. Halsey sings during the “In Memoriam” section. Thomas Lennon will do commentary through the show, and Adam Devine will do a comic performance.

Red carpet coverage starts at 7 on Fox; 6 on E!, with a countdown to coverage as early as 4:30 p.m.

It plays opposite Sunday Night Football with Rams at Cleveland (NBC, 8:15 p.m.). Earlier games include Baltimore at Kansas City (CBS, 1 p.m.), Detroit at Philadelphia (Fox, 1 p.m.) and Pittsburgh at San Francisco (CBS, 4:25 p.m.).

“Country Music” (PBS, 8 and 10 p.m., check local listings) starts back up, moving deeper into the 1960s with the stories of Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride.

New episodes start up for “The Circus: Inside the Wildest Political Show on Earth” (Showtime, 8 p.m.).

The settings certainly have been lavish on “Succession” (HBO, 9 p.m.); today Kendall and Roman go to the UK to negotiate with their mother.

Another new point of view comes on “The Affair” (Showtime, 9 p.m.). It’s Sierra, the terrible young mother who lives next door to Helen.

Mary Steenburgen makes her debut as Cody’s mom on a new episode of “On Becoming a God in Central Florida” (Showtime, 10 p.m.) and Krystal meets Dan Quayle at a fundraiser.

Judy tries to raise her profile among the family on “The Righteous Gemstones” (HBO, 10 p.m.), possibly by joining up with Baby Billy.

The Messiah arrives on “Preacher” (AMC, 10 p.m.).

June leads the search for a new home on “Fear the Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.).

A new “Power” (Starz, 8 p.m.) is followed by another “Power Confidential” (Starz, 9 p.m.).

Abby weighs some offers on “Chesapeake Shores” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.).

A winner is named on the finale of “Worst Cooks in America” (Food, 9 p.m.), if you can call them a winner.

Ray talks about the rumor about his wife’s cheating on “The Real Housewives of Potomac” (Bravo, 8 p.m.).

On “Married to Medicine” (Bravo, 9 p.m.), Toya faces some struggles.

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Ryan Lochte and Kevin Eubanks play “Celebrity Family Feud” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

Bobby Moynihan, Hasan Minhaj, Katie Couric and Mario Cantone play “The $100,000 Pyramid” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

Oliver Hudson, Chris D’Elia, Craig Robinson and Rita Morena play “To Tell the Truth” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

Adaptations of a couple of Pulitzer-Prize winning plays are on Turner Classic Movies with “State of the Union” (8 p.m.) and “Harvey” (10:15 p.m.). The silent movie at 12 o’clock is “The Racket” (midnight), followed by Poon Kin-Kwan’s “Days of Being Wild” (2 a.m.) and Lino Brocka’s “Manilla in the Claws of Light” (3:45 a.m.).

Baseball includes St. Louis at Cubs (TBS, 2:30 p.m.) and Philadelphia at Cleveland (ESPN, 6:30 p.m.).

WNBA Playoffs have Washington at Las Vegas (ESPN2, 5 p.m.) and Connecticut at Los Angeles (ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.).

Preseason hockey has Pittsburgh at Detroit (NHL, 5 p.m.) and Calgary at Winnipeg (NHL, 8 p.m.).

Auto racing has the Singapore Grand Prix (ESPN2, 8 a.m.) and the Grand Prix of Monterey (NBC, 3 p.m.).

It’s Notre Dame at Michigan (ESPNU, 3 p.m.) in women’s college volleyball.

Sunday Talk

ABC: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. CBS: Pompeo, Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, former Secretary of State John Kerry. NBC: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Sens. Chris Murphy and Pat Toomey. CNN: Mnuchin, Reps. Adam Schiff and Ben Ray Lujan. Fox News: Pompeo, Sen. Ben Cardin.


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