Sunday TV: Country Fest and Sketch Comedy

Highlights from the four-day CMA Music Festival in Nashville comprise the annual special “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

Performers include Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Sara Evens, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lalbert, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreeery, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland and the Zac Brown Band.

“In the Flow with Affion Crockett” (Fox, 9 p.m.) stands out in its network lineup not only because it’s not animated, but because it brings back sketch comedy in primetime to the place that once hosted “In Loving Colour.” Crockett, a master impersonator, debuted on Def Comedy Jam and has since appeared with Nick Cannon on “Wild N’ Out.” Lately, he’s been turning out popular videos on the internet, which led to this summer comedy show, executive produced by Jamie Foxx.

Segway inventer Dean Kamen is joined by Will.I.Am to present winners from the 20th competition of science and robotics, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), from St. Louis. Black Eyed Peas and Willow Smith perform on the special, “I.Am.First: Science is Rock and Roll” (ABC, 7 p.m.) and celebrities pop up, include Justin Bieber, Jack Black, Bono, Miranda Cosgrove, Miley Cyrus, Josh Duhamel, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg and Steven Tyler, all proving that science must really be cool.

Ricky Gervais guest stars on a new “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

A finale comes for season seven of “The Next Food Network Star” (Food Network, 9 p.m.) and a winner from among between Jeff, Susie and Vic. Earlier, the 15 original contestants talk season highlights on “Food Network Star: Reunion” (Food, 8 p.m.).

They are both followed by the second season premiere of “The Great Food Truck Race” (Food, 10 p.m.). Eight trucks begin the competition in Malibu, Calif.

The vampires and witches meet at the cemetery on a new “True Blood” (HBO, 9 p.m.).

Jesse goes missing on a new “Breaking Bad” (AMC, 10 p.m.).

Have you gone “Hillbilly Handfishin’” (Animal Planet, 10 p.m.)? Last week’s series premiere precedes the second episode at 9 p.m.

Your sand castles can’t match the work of Rusty Croft and Kirk Rademaker on “Sand Masters” (Travel, 7 p.m.).

Daniele, head of household for a second time, makes her nominations for eviction tonight on “Big Brother” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

“Curiosity” (Discovery, 8 p.m.) wonders what would happen if there were an alien invasion.Michelle Rodriguez hosts.

Remaining contestants on “The Glee Project” (Oxygen, 9 p.m.) are tested on generosity.

Caroline Rhea, Jim Breuer and Nick Cannon are panelists on one episode of “The Marriage Ref” (NBC, 9 p.m.), followed by a second episode at 10 p.m. featuring Bill Maher, Patti LaBelle and Ali Wentworth.

A season finale of “Behind the Music” (VH1, 10 p.m.) spotlights Ricky Martin. Anything interesting happen in his life?

Ralph Bellamy is the star all day on Turner Classic Movies. Prime time begins with “His Girl Friday” (8 p.m.) and continues with “The Awful Truth” (9:45 p.m.), “Surprise at Campobello” (11:30 p.m.), “The Narrow Corner” (2 a.m.), “Girls’ School” (3:15 a.m.) and “West of Broadway” (4:30 a.m.).

Sunday Talk

ABC: Republican presidential candidates Rep. Michele Bachmann and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Laura Ingraham, Kay Henderson, George Will. CBS: Bachmann, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schulz. NBC: Bachmann, Gov. Terry Branstad. CNN: Bachmann, Herman Cain, Rep. Steve King. Fox News: Bachmann.

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