Sunday TV: A Trip Into the NXIVM Cult

Any look into the weird NXIVM world would be interesting, but the nine-part “The Vow” (HBO, 10 pm.) benefits from a wealth of footage from almost every stage of the story, making it all the more compelling. That’s because an early convert was filmmaker Mark Vincente, who was part of a team that made the sleeper documentary “What the Bleep Do We Know?” Vincente took his footage with him when he left the self-help group, which taped a lot of its own sessions anyway.

Through keen editing the documentary that also follows an early follower Sarah Edmondson gets incrementally creepier as it continues, swallowing up young actresses as it does so. 

Not only can he deliver a speech he can also answer questions from a reporter, on the “ABC News Interview with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

The Indianapolis 500 (NBC, 2:30 p.m.) is finally run, after being postponed from May. 

The 35th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (BET, 6 p.m.) are told in a distanced fashion, hosted by Kirk Franklin, Jonathan McReynolds and Koryn Hawthorne. It’s followed by the season 10 finale of the gospel singing competition “Sunday Best” (BET, 8 p.m.).

“Endeavor” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) ends its season with the investigation of a freak accident at college. 

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