My Mother and Other Strangers on Masterpiece
/ 8:00pm (22) 12:00am (22) 4:00am (22) 8:00pm (26.4) Francis (Michael Nevin) ends up in a scandal in “Episode 2” of the new drama, as his fishing expedition with questionable parties ends up getting him accused of poaching. Rose’s (Hattie Morahan) role in the ensuing trial brings her renown, though Michael (Owen McDonnell) is dismayed by it. Emma (Eileen O’Higgins) bypasses Barney’s (Gavin Drea) interest in her to make a play for Andrew Black (Ruain O’Connor).
BET Awards 2017 / 8:00pm (BET) 12:30am (BET) From the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, breakout “Saturday Night Live” cast member Leslie Jones hosts the annual ceremonies celebrating achievements in black entertainment. Among this year’s field of honorees, Chance the Rapper will receive the network’s Humanitarian Award, while the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to the pioneering R&B group New Edition.
American Grit / 9:00pm (5) Boating can be fun, but doing it while blindfolded ... well, that’s another story. It’s also the one that applies to the contestants in the new episode “Liar Liar,” as the exercise tests their ability to work as teammates. One of the entrants has a surprise to reveal, while host John Cena gives another a different kind of surprise. Three of the rivals then face an individual elimination challenge.
Power / 9:00pm (Starz) 10:00pm (Starz) 11:00pm (Starz) 12:01am (Starz) Season 4 of this critically acclaimed but under-watched crime drama opens with its central character, James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), in custody for the murder of FBI Agent Greg Knox, a collar made by Ghost’s ex-girlfriend, Assistant U.S. Attorney Angela Valdes (Lela Loren). He is, in fact, innocent of the charge, but his fight for redemption this season will see him taking on the Feds and old foes, even as he gathers some new allies in the process.
Dominic Cooper stars in “Preacher” Sunday on AMC. LOCAL