MTV Movie Awards. 8 p.m., MTV (which repeats it at 10), plus VH1,
BET, TV Land and Comedy Central.
It's the 25th
year for this award show, which likes to be fun and ... well,
different. That includes offbeat choices for its categories
(including best fight, best kiss and best villain), its hosts (Kevin
Hart and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) and its setting (outdoors, on
the Warner Brothers lot).
There will also be
music (Ariana Grande and Halsey) and special awards (Will Smith and
Melissa McCarthy). The best-movie nominees include “Deadpool,”
“Straight Outta Compton” and sequels to four others -- “Star
Wars” (leading with 11 nominations), “Avengers,” “Rocky”
and “Jurassic Park.”
“Elementary,” 9 and 10 p.m., CBS.
Here's a double
helping of this smart show, which is settling into Sundays after
years in a comfy Thursday spot. The first hour has lots of sharp
twists and turns -- ranging from spies to poker players – and an
ending that's interesting, yet incomplete; it also has a major
revelation for Watson (Lucy Liu).
Some of that carries
over to the second hour, which switches from poker to the high-end
ALTERNATIVE: “Fear the Walking Dead” season-opener, 9 p.m., AMC;
repeats at 11 p.m., midnight and 2 a.m.
Fresh from last
week's “Walking Dead” season-finale, the show's prequel returns.
The entire first season reruns from 2-9 p.m., catching the early days
of the zombie apocalypse, through the eyes of a couple (Cliff Curtis
and Kim Dickens) and their blended family.
Then the new season
finds them joining others to flee on the yacht owned by the
mysterious Strand. Afterward, a “Talking Dead” hour is at 10 p.m.
Fox News Sunday, 2
and 6 p.m., Fox News; also, mornings (check local listings) on Fox
stations. Chris Wallace interviews President Obama ... who will be on
the show for the first time in his presidency.
9:50 a.m. and 2:30 and 7 p.m., Starz. If you missed Saturday's
season-opener, here are fresh chances. Claire, the involuntary
time-traveler, is wandering a highway in 18th-century
Shots,” 7 and 8 p.m., NBC. First is a rerun that includes a string
quartet and sibling magicians. Then a new episode finds kids with
talents ranging from math to the fiddle.
“The Family,” 9
p.m., ABC. In the seventh of 10 episodes, this brilliant series fills
in holes with key flashbacks. We see the day Adam escaped ... And the
effect that had on his sister (Alison Pill), who helped her dad frame
their neighbor Hank (Andrew McCarthy) ... And Hank's ordeal in
“Last Man on
Earth,” 9:30 p.m., Fox. As one of the world's few survivors, you'd
think Tandy (Will Forte) would avoid jealousy. But just arrived is
his brother (Jason Sudeikis), who is taller, is better-looking, sings
Bowie ... and was an astronaut. It's a funny – and semi-painful –
p.m., ABC. During training, Liam and Miranda are challenged to cross
the Canadian border without passports. Flashing to the future, Simon
risks his life to help Alex.
season-finale, 10 p.m., Showtime, rerunning at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
From its start, “Billions” has seen two high-octane types
collide. The entire season reruns from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; then –
after the “House of Lies” season-opener and the debut of Andrew
Dice Clay's comedy series – Chuck (Paul Giamatti), the district
attorney, searches for Axe (Damian Lewis), the scheming money