(or record): “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” 12:37 a.m.,
A Britney Spears
weekend gets a late-night start, when she jumps into Corden's
“Carpool Karaoke” segment. On Friday, Spears releases her album;
on Sunday, she sings at the MTV Video Music Awards.
puts her in classy company. Already stepping into the car have been
Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Carrie Underwood, Elton John and more
... including Michelle Obama, some Broadway stars and Adele, whose
segment has topped 120 million YouTube views.
“Rosewood,” 8 p.m., Fox, and “Code Black,” 9:59 p.m., CBS.
doctors just can't get along, at least in these reruns. That starts
with Dr. Rosewood (Morris Chestnut) and his dad (Vondie Curtis-Hall)
as opposing expert witnesses in a court case.
On “Code Black,”
Dr. Guthrie (William Allen Young) get his estranged son Cole (Cress
Williams) a job; soon, Cole clashes with Leanne (Marcia Gay Harden).
Also, Christa (Bonnie Somerville) has a confidence crisis, while
performing surgery on a baby for the first time since her son's
ALTERNATIVE: “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” 10 p.m., FX,
rerunning at 11:06.
Emotions here were
already raw. Ava and Flash had linked, leaving their ex-lovers
(Johnny and his daughter Gigi) stunned; Rehab kept fuming at Bam Bam
about what happened to his Broadway show.
And into this tangle
comes an intense character, played by Callie Thorne.
It's a revival of
the old “Rescue Me” pairing of Thorne and Denis Leary (who plays
Johnny), with emotions again full-throttle. The result is loud and
funny, throwing everyone into a massive fight scene.
BET Awards, 10:35
a.m. to midnight, BET. On Sunday, BET will be simulcasting the MTV
Video Music Awards. First, it reruns its own shows from 2014 (10:35),
2015 (2:30 p.m.) and 2016 (7:30 p.m.) -- with a Prince tribute by
Sheila E, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, D'Angelo and Janelle Monae.
Football, 8 p.m. ET,
NBC. Now that the Olympics are done, networks are getting serious
about pre-season football. There are primetime games on NBC today
(Falcons at Dolphins) and Sunday and on CBS Friday and Saturday.
“The Big Bang
Theory,” 8 p.m., CBS. This funny rerun brings a mismatch: Penny,
the straight-ahead Nebraska native, spends the day with her
over-analytical mother-in-law (Christine Baranski).
“Life in Pieces,”
8:31 p.m., CBS. Greg (Colin Hanks) isn't the macho type; he tries to
seem more masculine, after meeting his wife's handsome assistant.
Also, John (James Brolin), arranges a date between his dog and the
dog of his son's girlfriend Colleen.
“Beauty and the
Beast,” 9 p.m., CW. Now that they've lost control of their secret,
Cat and Vincent may have to go on the run.
“Bones,” 9 p.m.,
Fox. TV romances just aren't working out for Laura Spencer. On “Big
Bang” she's Emily, whom Raj sometimes jilts for someone new; here,
she's Jessica and her first kiss with Aubrey is delayed again.
Meanwhile, a felon in a halfway house has been killed and a suspect
has ties to Booth.
“Queen of the
South,” 10 p.m., USA. Teresa is in trouble everywhere. James hunts
her down; she tries a perilous trip with Maria, through the tunnel to