What’s On TV Tonight? – 2016 MTV VMAs, ‘The Strain’ on Sunday

2016 MTV Video Music Awards air LIVE! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Sunday 08/28/2016:

7:00 PM ET

60 Minutes – The television magazine series covers a broad spectrum of modern life. (CBS)

WE Day – A celebration of young people — including chart-topping musical artists and iconic celebrities — dedicated to changing the world. (ABC)

The Timeline: Peyton Manning 2013 – NFL Films presents exclusive footage of Peyton Manning’s preparation for his historic 2013 season, in which he set the single-season record for both touchdown passes and yards passing. (NBC)

8:00 PM ET

Celebrity Family Feud (“Gus Kenworthy vs Sheryl Underwood and David Chokachi vs Alan Thicke”) – Celebrity battles include world freeskiing champion Gus Kenworthy vs. TV host Sheryl Underwood and actor David Chokachi vs. actor Alan Thicke. (ABC)

Big Brother – House guests vie for the power of veto. (CBS)

NFL Football [LIVE] (“Cincinnati Bengals at Jacksonville Jaguars”) – The Bengals hope to make another playoff run when the regular season begins, while the Jaguars will look to improve on last year’s 5-11 record. They face off in a Week 3 preseason matchup, in which the starters figure to get the most playing time. (NBC)

2016 MTV VMAs Preshow – Red-carpet arrivals. (MTV)

Basketball Wives LA – Angel Brinks hosts an event to celebrate the fifth anniversary of her clothing company; Tami and Reggie visit a fertility doctor; Jackie hopes that an energy healer can help her with her emotional issues. (VH1)

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9:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: 2016 MTV Video Music Awards [LIVE] – From Madison Square Garden in New York City; performers include Nick Jonas and Ty Dolla $ign, and Britney Spears and G-Eazy; Rihanna receives the Video Vanguard Award. (MTV)

The $100,000 Pyramid [SEASON FINALE] (“Kevin Pollak vs. Niecy Nash and Bridget Moynahan vs. Rex Lee”) – Celebrity battles featuring Kevin Pollak, Niecy Nash, Bridget Moynahan and Rex Lee. Michael Strahan hosts.

Fear the Walking Dead (“Los Muertos”) – Madison, Strand and others move forward after the compound falls; Nick gets picked for a dangerous assignment. (AMC)

Ray Donovan (“Lake Hollywood”) – Facing a crisis, Ray and the team devise strategies about leverage; Hector’s wife plans to move, and he reaches a breaking point. (Showtime)

Power (“Don’t Go”) – Angela reels after her breakup and faces difficult questions at work; Ghost scrambles to keep the club deal alive as he and Tommy are forced to re-enter the game; Dre learns the meaning of the La Arana card. (Starz)

The Last Ship (“Legacy”) – Chandler encounters his powerful enemy in a final showdown; Kara joins someone who can help with her mission. (TNT)

10:00 PM ET

Match Game – Actor Alec Baldwin hosts — and executive produces — the newest iteration of the iconic panel game show in which four contestants try to match answers given by six celebrities to humorous, and often risque, fill-in-the-blank questions. (ABC)

Talking Dead (“Fear the Walking Dead 209″) – Guests discuss the “Fear the Walking Dead” episode “Los Muertos.” (AMC)

The Strain [SEASON PREMIERE] (“New York Strong”) – The strigoi are evolving; Eph’s bio weapon is failing; he tries to work through the emotional fallout of his son’s abduction; Fet helps a Navy SEAL team in a deadly mission; Setrakian and Quinlan try to crack the Lumen’s deepest secrets. (FX)

The Night Of (“Part 8: The Call of the Wild”) – Stone is thrust into the spotlight as a controversy involving the defense emerges. (HBO)

BrainDead (“The Path to War Part Two: The Impact of Propaganda on Congressional War Votes”) – Laurel works with an old boyfriend to help Luke create a political documentary to support his anti-war initiative; Laurel has concerns about Germaine and Luke’s baby. (CBS)

Roadies [SEASON FINALE] (“The Load Out”) – A memorial for a rock legend at the LA Forum has a star-studded lineup; the crew faces an uncertain future. (Showtime)

Survivor’s Remorse (“The Guests”) – Cam and Reggie return to Boston for a wedding; M-Chuck pursues relationships with many different women. (Starz)

10:45 PM ET

Ballers (“Everybody Knows”) – After Andre makes a surprise visit to the office, Spencer scrambles to stay ahead; Joe discovers skeletons in his partner’s closet; Ricky tries to make amends with Dennis; Charles plots to keep Ricky in Miami; Travis confides in Spencer. (HBO)

11:00 PM ET

Motive (“Remains To Be Seen”) – The team goes on a hunt through the past to find the killer of a video game designer. (USA Network)

11:15 PM ET

Vice Principals (“The Good Book”) – Gamby and Amanda bond during teacher workday; Russell’s patience is tested; Dr. Brown must deal with the sudden appearance of her ex-husband. (HBO)


Big Brother After Dark [LIVE] – Live camera feeds provide a late-night look at life in the “Big Brother” house. (POPSD)

Geeking Out (“Jim Lee; Rhett Reese; Paul Wernick”) – Kevin and Greg talk with the writers of “Deadpool”; Kevin interviews DC co-publisher Jim Lee about “Suicide Squad” and DC’s “Rebirth.” (AMC)

What, if anything, do you plan on watching on TV tonight? Sound off in the comments!

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